The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 225 223
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 5 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.096% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.33% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 14
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - -8.57%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4722 4566 5212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.30% 88.42% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3889 3827 4363
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the South West

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the South West

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Dorset - 3 £45,000 - 1
Devon +5 2 £30,525 -23.68%
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) PhD
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
4 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
4 3 (37.50%) OFDM
4 3 (37.50%) MIMO
4 3 (37.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Physics
5 2 (25.00%) Remote Sensing
5 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) VHDL

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) MIMO
1 3 (37.50%) OFDM
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Communications Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Radar Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Digital Signal Processing
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Physics
2 2 (25.00%) Remote Sensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
4 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PhD
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago