Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England > North West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 353 368 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +358
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 7 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.059% 0.053% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.058% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +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 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 10,846 12,022 10,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.05% 91.16% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,715 9,583 9,048
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +19 4 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Acoustics
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) PhD
5 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) CAD
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS

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 1 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
General
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Embedded Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PCB Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PCB Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) QML
1 1 (14.29%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Acoustics
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) CAD
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Energy Management
4 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) EMC