Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Acoustics
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 790 876 1087
Rank change year-on-year +86 +211 +43
Permanent jobs citing Acoustics 85 62 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.062% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.18% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 49 34 31
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,531 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +44.58% -7.78%
75th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £50,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% +28.13% -11.11%

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 32,063 34,516 50,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.39% 34.46% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21,794 27,198 38,507
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,950 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +5.56% -

Acoustics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Acoustics in the UK

Acoustics
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Acoustics.

Salary trend for Acoustics in the UK

Acoustics
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Acoustics over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

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 9 May 2021. 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 +90 85 £52,500 -12.50% 23
UK excluding London +52 42 £52,500 +2.44% 22
London +70 39 £40,000 -36.00% 2
South East +60 20 £51,250 -14.58% 8
South West - 12 - - 6
North West +32 7 £60,000 - 3
North of England +8 7 £60,000 - 3
East of England +24 3 £55,000 +22.22% 4

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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 (45.88%) Social Skills
2 37 (43.53%) Marketing
3 35 (41.18%) Python
4 32 (37.65%) Analytics
5 29 (34.12%) Software Engineering
6 27 (31.76%) Digital Marketing
7 25 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 24 (28.24%) Degree
9 23 (27.06%) C++
10 22 (25.88%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (25.88%) IBM
10 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (23.53%) Project Management
11 20 (23.53%) Electronics
11 20 (23.53%) Algorithms
12 19 (22.35%) Manufacturing
13 18 (21.18%) React
13 18 (21.18%) Tableau
13 18 (21.18%) FastStats
14 17 (20.00%) Campaign Management
14 17 (20.00%) CRM
14 17 (20.00%) Database Marketing
15 16 (18.82%) Artificial Intelligence
15 16 (18.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 16 (18.82%) User Experience
16 15 (17.65%) Data Engineering
16 15 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (17.65%) Asset Management
16 15 (17.65%) ETL
16 15 (17.65%) JavaScript

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 7 (8.24%) CMS
2 5 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Simulink
2 6 (7.06%) Figma
3 1 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.18%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (21.18%) FastStats
2 1 (1.18%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) AWS
1 9 (10.59%) Azure
2 8 (9.41%) Power Platform
3 7 (8.24%) SaaS
4 5 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (5.88%) GCP
4 5 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.18%) Matillion
6 1 (1.18%) Pure360
6 1 (1.18%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Extranet
1 3 (3.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) Tableau
2 12 (14.12%) GIS
3 8 (9.41%) Power BI
4 6 (7.06%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (5.88%) Amazon Athena
5 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.88%) Neo4j
5 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.18%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.18%) Looker
7 1 (1.18%) MySQL
7 1 (1.18%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (5.88%) CMake
2 5 (5.88%) LabVIEW
2 5 (5.88%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.53%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (45.88%) Social Skills
2 37 (43.53%) Marketing
3 20 (23.53%) Electronics
4 19 (22.35%) Manufacturing
5 14 (16.47%) Finance
5 14 (16.47%) Public Sector
5 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
6 12 (14.12%) Legal
7 5 (5.88%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (5.88%) Retail
8 2 (2.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Developer
2 13 (15.29%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Marketing Manager
4 11 (12.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (11.76%) Account Manager
5 10 (11.76%) Client Services Manager
5 10 (11.76%) Digital Account Manager
5 10 (11.76%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 7 (8.24%) Consultant
6 7 (8.24%) Solutions Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) React
2 16 (18.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 12 (14.12%) OpenCV
3 12 (14.12%) WPF
4 9 (10.59%) Node.js
5 8 (9.41%) TensorFlow
6 7 (8.24%) CSS
6 7 (8.24%) CSS3
6 7 (8.24%) HTML
6 7 (8.24%) HTML5
6 7 (8.24%) REST
7 6 (7.06%) Ajax
7 6 (7.06%) Ember.js
7 6 (7.06%) Sass
7 6 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (5.88%) Spark Streaming
9 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.71%) Backbone.js
9 4 (4.71%) Unreal Engine
9 4 (4.71%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 16 (18.82%) User Experience
3 11 (12.94%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (9.41%) Fibre Optics
4 8 (9.41%) Marketing Technology
5 5 (5.88%) Blog
5 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.88%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.71%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.53%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.35%) Analogue Electronics
8 2 (2.35%) Cybercrime
8 2 (2.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.35%) Media Streaming
8 2 (2.35%) Verilog
8 2 (2.35%) VHDL
9 1 (1.18%) ASIC
9 1 (1.18%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Linux
3 5 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) Analytics
2 29 (34.12%) Software Engineering
3 27 (31.76%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (25.88%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (23.53%) Project Management
6 17 (20.00%) Campaign Management
6 17 (20.00%) CRM
6 17 (20.00%) Database Marketing
7 16 (18.82%) Artificial Intelligence
8 15 (17.65%) Asset Management
8 15 (17.65%) Data Engineering
8 15 (17.65%) ETL
8 15 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (16.47%) Programme Management
10 13 (15.29%) Presales
11 12 (14.12%) Computer Vision
11 12 (14.12%) Critical Thinking
11 12 (14.12%) Line Management
11 12 (14.12%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) Python
2 23 (27.06%) C++
3 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.47%) C#
5 11 (12.94%) SQL
6 9 (10.59%) Java
7 7 (8.24%) C
7 7 (8.24%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.71%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.18%) Rust
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 24 (28.24%) Degree
3 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (3.53%) PhD
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) IEC 61131
2 9 (10.59%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Docker
2 5 (5.88%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Ansible
1 5 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 5 (5.88%) Sonobuoy
1 5 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) IBM
2 14 (16.47%) SAP
3 12 (14.12%) Adobe
4 11 (12.94%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (9.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 7 (8.24%) Apteco
7 5 (5.88%) Cloudera
7 5 (5.88%) Google
7 5 (5.88%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.18%) Alterian
9 1 (1.18%) Cadence
9 1 (1.18%) Xilinx