Period
to 15 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Acoustics in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Acoustics over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Acoustics
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1014 1088 1101
Rank change year-on-year +74 +13 +96
Permanent jobs citing Acoustics 57 78 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.047% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32 66 78
UK median annual salary £48,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £91,000 £48,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +7.14%

Acoustics is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 53,438 65,101 70,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.86% 39.55% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 40,295 49,898 52,158
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Acoustics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Acoustics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Acoustics in the UK

Acoustics
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Acoustics in the UK

Acoustics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Acoustics over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Acoustics in the UK

Acoustics
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acoustics within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
England +101 56 £48,500 +25.16% 22
UK excluding London +42 38 £40,000 +8.84% 18
South East +55 24 £40,000 -5.88% 7
London +101 10 £87,500 +94.44% 4
South West +15 9 £32,500 - 5
North West +27 3 - -
North of England +9 3 - -
East of England +44 2 £50,000 +42.86% 5

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT jobs citing Acoustics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Acoustics.

1 39 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 33 (57.89%) Python
2 33 (57.89%) Manufacturing
3 31 (54.39%) C++
4 25 (43.86%) Artificial Intelligence
5 23 (40.35%) Analytics
5 23 (40.35%) Jenkins
6 20 (35.09%) Data Analytics
6 20 (35.09%) TensorFlow
6 20 (35.09%) Unit Testing
6 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (35.09%) SQL
6 20 (35.09%) Configuration Management
7 19 (33.33%) Image Processing
7 19 (33.33%) Ansible
7 19 (33.33%) Signal Processing
8 18 (31.58%) Neo4j
8 18 (31.58%) Hortonworks
8 18 (31.58%) Cloudera
8 18 (31.58%) Hadoop
8 18 (31.58%) Azure
8 18 (31.58%) AWS
8 18 (31.58%) NoSQL
8 18 (31.58%) VirtualBox
8 18 (31.58%) Docker
8 18 (31.58%) Data Munging
8 18 (31.58%) Apache Spark
8 18 (31.58%) Algorithms
8 18 (31.58%) GCP

Acoustics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (31.58%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.58%) AWS
1 18 (31.58%) Azure
1 18 (31.58%) GCP
2 10 (17.54%) Amazon EMR
2 10 (17.54%) IBM Cloud
3 8 (14.04%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DHCP
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
1 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) RS-232
1 1 (1.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) Hadoop
1 18 (31.58%) Neo4j
1 18 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 10 (17.54%) Amazon Athena
2 10 (17.54%) Amazon Redshift
3 9 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (12.28%) Electronic Patient Records
4 7 (12.28%) MySQL
5 4 (7.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Jenkins
2 18 (31.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 18 (31.58%) Vagrant
3 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.02%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.51%) CppUnit
5 2 (3.51%) JUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.51%) NetBeans
5 2 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
5 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.75%) CMake
6 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.75%) Redmine
6 1 (1.75%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.75%) Valgrind
General
1 33 (57.89%) Manufacturing
2 18 (31.58%) Retail
3 15 (26.32%) Electronics
3 15 (26.32%) Public Sector
4 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
5 9 (15.79%) Automotive
5 9 (15.79%) Marketing
6 8 (14.04%) Aerospace
6 8 (14.04%) Finance
7 7 (12.28%) Banking
8 6 (10.53%) Military
9 2 (3.51%) Games
10 1 (1.75%) Legal
10 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Architect
2 7 (12.28%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Project Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Data Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Data Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Analytics Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Audio Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Data Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Data Scientist
6 3 (5.26%) MATLAB Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Platform Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) TensorFlow
2 18 (31.58%) Spark Streaming
3 8 (14.04%) MXNet
3 8 (14.04%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (14.04%) scikit-learn
4 3 (5.26%) .NET
4 3 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) NumPy
5 2 (3.51%) OpenCV
5 2 (3.51%) SciPy
5 2 (3.51%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
6 1 (1.75%) DirectX
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) LDAP
6 1 (1.75%) Middleware
6 1 (1.75%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.75%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Algorithms
1 18 (31.58%) Blog
2 10 (17.54%) Fibre Optics
3 4 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.51%) Robotics
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) CUDA
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 25 (43.86%) Artificial Intelligence
3 23 (40.35%) Analytics
4 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.09%) Configuration Management
4 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (35.09%) Data Analytics
4 20 (35.09%) Unit Testing
5 19 (33.33%) Image Processing
5 19 (33.33%) Signal Processing
6 18 (31.58%) Data Munging
6 18 (31.58%) Translating Business Requirements
7 15 (26.32%) Computer Vision
7 15 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (24.56%) Machine Learning
9 12 (21.05%) Data Science
10 10 (17.54%) ETL
11 9 (15.79%) Visualisation
12 8 (14.04%) Deep Learning
12 8 (14.04%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) Python
2 31 (54.39%) C++
3 20 (35.09%) SQL
4 17 (29.82%) MATLAB
5 16 (28.07%) C
6 12 (21.05%) C#
7 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
7 11 (19.30%) R
8 6 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (3.51%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.51%) Delphi
9 2 (3.51%) Fortran
10 1 (1.75%) Go
10 1 (1.75%) Lua
10 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Def Stans
2 2 (3.51%) IEC 61508
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) Docker
1 18 (31.58%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) Ansible
2 18 (31.58%) Docker Swarm
2 18 (31.58%) Kubernetes
2 18 (31.58%) Terraform
3 1 (1.75%) Graylog
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Cloudera
1 18 (31.58%) Google
1 18 (31.58%) Hortonworks
2 10 (17.54%) IBM
2 10 (17.54%) Informatica
2 10 (17.54%) Talend
3 9 (15.79%) SAP
4 8 (14.04%) Databricks
4 8 (14.04%) Dataiku
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
5 3 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) Parasoft
7 1 (1.75%) Borland
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft