Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 210 230
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20 +24
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 3 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.053% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -19.05% +98.11%
10th Percentile £34,100 £38,000 £37,750
90th Percentile £61,500 £47,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +1.19%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5097 4751 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.40% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 2882 3705
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in Scotland

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Signal Processing in Scotland

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in Scotland

Signal Processing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Glasgow -9 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Edinburgh -16 1 £34,000 -24.44%
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 -
Signal Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) JTAG
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) RS-232
3 1 (33.33%) RS-485
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) RS-232
1 1 (33.33%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DSP Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Engineering Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Research Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineering Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware