Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England > North West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 369 -
Rank change year-on-year +31 - +367
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 15 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.069% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.075% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 0
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +5.56%

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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,270 12,014 11,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.05% 91.65% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8,240 9,576 9,451
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the North West

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the North West

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the North West over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the North West

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Manchester +6 12 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 -
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 12 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) C
4 7 (46.67%) Electronics
5 6 (40.00%) Validation
5 6 (40.00%) SOLIDWORKS
5 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
5 6 (40.00%) CAD
5 6 (40.00%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) C++
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) Bluetooth
5 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (40.00%) Android
5 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Qt
5 6 (40.00%) QML
5 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) ISO 13485
6 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Life Science
6 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) SAP
6 5 (33.33%) RFID
6 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (33.33%) Finance

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (40.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Bluetooth
2 5 (33.33%) RFID
General
1 12 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (46.67%) Electronics
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Marketing
3 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Embedded Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) PCB Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior PCB Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) QML
1 6 (40.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Life Science
3 3 (20.00%) Acoustics
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (6.67%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) CAD
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Validation
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Energy Management
5 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
5 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter