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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signal Processing
UK / Scotland
Rank 136 - 154
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.086% - 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% - 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  

Signal Processing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2116 2646 2748
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.25% 90.49% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1706 1674
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +5.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Signal Processing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Signal Processing
UK

Signal Processing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) RS-232
2 1 (33.33%) RS-485
2 1 (33.33%) 5G
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) ASIC

Signal Processing
Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) 5G
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) RS-232
2 1 (33.33%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) DSP Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DSP Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DSP Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) ASIC
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
1 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware