The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Digital Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Signal Processing over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Signal Processing
England / South East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 413 469
Rank change year-on-year +18 +56  
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 2 50 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.26% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.30% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 9
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -23.91%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

Digital 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12926 16785 18433
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 85.96% 86.72% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10716 14108 14566
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Digital Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Signal Processing in the South East

Digital Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Digital Signal Processing in the South East

Digital Signal Processing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Surrey +12 2 £55,000 +96.42%
Digital Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing Digital 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 South East region with a requirement for Digital Signal Processing.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 8 (88.89%) C
2 8 (88.89%) VHDL
2 8 (88.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) SysML
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Fault Analysis

Digital Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (11.11%) Software-Defined Radio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) FPGA Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 8 (88.89%) VHDL
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) OOD
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) SysML
2 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) C
2 8 (88.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Firmware