Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 332 325
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 20 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 27
South West median annual salary £37,250 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.22% +15.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £34,725 £27,500 £33,700
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,750 £51,250
England 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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9193 9669 10594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.50% 88.81% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7563 8048 8917
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Dorset - 11 £45,000 - 2
Somerset - 6 £37,000 -
Bristol -19 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Wiltshire +2 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 19 (95.00%) C++
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) OO
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
4 7 (35.00%) MATLAB
4 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (30.00%) DO-178B
5 6 (30.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 6 (30.00%) Qt
5 6 (30.00%) Parallel Programming
5 6 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Intel
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (30.00%) UML
5 6 (30.00%) MySQL
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) C
5 6 (30.00%) Electronics
5 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (30.00%) Aerospace
5 6 (30.00%) Validation
5 6 (30.00%) OpenMP
5 6 (30.00%) MIL-STD-498
5 6 (30.00%) Acoustics
6 4 (20.00%) Python

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 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (30.00%) Electronics
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (65.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (40.00%) C++ Developer
4 8 (40.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 8 (40.00%) Developer
4 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (30.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (30.00%) Java Engineer
5 6 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (30.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (30.00%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (30.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 4 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (15.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Computer Vision Scientist
9 1 (5.00%) MATLAB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) OpenMP
1 6 (30.00%) Qt
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) TensorFlow
3 1 (5.00%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (30.00%) Acoustics
3 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (30.00%) Parallel Programming
3 6 (30.00%) UML
3 6 (30.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Biology
6 2 (10.00%) Deep Learning
6 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
6 2 (10.00%) Neural Network
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) Pattern Recognition
7 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) MATLAB
3 6 (30.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) DO-178B
1 6 (30.00%) MIL-STD-498
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Intel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) NVIDIA