Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Signal Processing over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 387 397
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 15 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.098% 0.18% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.21% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 7
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £41,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Signal Processing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13571 15578 15911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 88.86% 89.24% 88.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10981 12278 12984
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the Midlands

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the Midlands

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the Midlands

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands -6 10 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands +3 5 £52,500 +128.26% 1
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 14 (93.33%) C
2 13 (86.67%) MATLAB
3 12 (80.00%) C++
4 11 (73.33%) Assembly Language
4 11 (73.33%) Electronics
5 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (46.67%) Algorithms
7 6 (40.00%) FPGA Design
7 6 (40.00%) VHDL
7 6 (40.00%) Firmware
7 6 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (33.33%) Military
8 5 (33.33%) EMC
9 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (26.67%) SAP
9 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
9 4 (26.67%) Change Management
9 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
9 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (26.67%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (26.67%) Digital Signal Processing
9 4 (26.67%) Marketing
10 3 (20.00%) Degree
10 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (20.00%) CPLD
10 3 (20.00%) Xilinx

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (73.33%) Electronics
2 5 (33.33%) Military
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (26.67%) Marketing
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DSP Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Audio DSP Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Audio Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Process Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Audio Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Algorithms
2 6 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (40.00%) VHDL
3 3 (20.00%) ASIC
3 3 (20.00%) CPLD
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) FPGA Design
3 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (26.67%) Digital Signal Processing
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
7 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C
2 13 (86.67%) MATLAB
3 12 (80.00%) C++
4 11 (73.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) DO-254
2 1 (6.67%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) EMC
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (20.00%) Xilinx
4 2 (13.33%) Altera
4 2 (13.33%) Twitter