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

Digital Signal Processing
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 888 953
Rank change year-on-year +32 +65  
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 33 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.053% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.060% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 26
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -13.04%  
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -13.04%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79789 87214 97872
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.92% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 263898 300520 316679
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,900
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Digital Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Digital Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Signal Processing in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Digital Signal Processing in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Signal Processing in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Top 6 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +39 33 £47,500 +18.75% 5
UK excluding London +16 31 £47,500 +18.75% 5
East of England +8 25 £52,500 +35.48% 2
South West -12 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
London +18 2 £24,500 -42.35%
Midlands +12 2 £42,500 +21.42%

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 with a requirement for Digital Signal Processing.

1 72 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 48 (66.67%) C++
3 47 (65.28%) Degree
4 46 (63.89%) C
5 45 (62.50%) Wireless
6 40 (55.56%) Python
7 33 (45.83%) Telecoms
8 26 (36.11%) Electronics
8 26 (36.11%) MATLAB
9 25 (34.72%) Computer Science
10 24 (33.33%) Algorithms
11 23 (31.94%) Mathematics
11 23 (31.94%) Bluetooth
11 23 (31.94%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (29.17%) Firmware
13 20 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 18 (25.00%) DVB
14 18 (25.00%) LTE
15 17 (23.61%) Internet of Things
15 17 (23.61%) Internet
15 17 (23.61%) Smartphone
16 15 (20.83%) Tcl
16 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
16 15 (20.83%) Test Scripting
17 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
18 11 (15.28%) ASIC
18 11 (15.28%) Robotics
19 10 (13.89%) Embedded Software Development
20 9 (12.50%) Embedded C
21 8 (11.11%) Linux

Digital Signal Processing
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:

Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Simulink
2 2 (2.78%) GNU Octave
Communications & Networking
1 45 (62.50%) Wireless
2 23 (31.94%) Bluetooth
2 23 (31.94%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (25.00%) DVB
3 18 (25.00%) LTE
4 17 (23.61%) Internet
5 5 (6.94%) OFDM
6 3 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.78%) SNMP
7 2 (2.78%) Software-Defined Radio
7 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.78%) Telnet
8 1 (1.39%) Network Security
8 1 (1.39%) RS-232
8 1 (1.39%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.39%) Subversion
1 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (45.83%) Telecoms
2 26 (36.11%) Electronics
3 6 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) DSP Engineer
2 34 (47.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (23.61%) MATLAB Engineer
3 17 (23.61%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (20.83%) Firmware Engineer
4 15 (20.83%) Software Test Engineer
4 15 (20.83%) Test Engineer
5 13 (18.06%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 13 (18.06%) Senior DSP Engineer
6 12 (16.67%) LTE Engineer
6 12 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Developer
9 6 (8.33%) ASIC Design Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) Design Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) Digital Design Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) Senior FPGA Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.72%) Computer Science
2 24 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 20 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 17 (23.61%) Internet of Things
4 17 (23.61%) Smartphone
5 11 (15.28%) ASIC
5 11 (15.28%) Robotics
6 8 (11.11%) VHDL
7 7 (9.72%) Verilog
8 6 (8.33%) SystemC
9 3 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 23 (31.94%) Mathematics
3 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
3 15 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 10 (13.89%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (9.72%) FPGA Design
6 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.78%) Project Management
7 2 (2.78%) Time Management
7 2 (2.78%) Validation
8 1 (1.39%) Analytics
8 1 (1.39%) Change Management
8 1 (1.39%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.39%) Memory Management
8 1 (1.39%) Physics
8 1 (1.39%) Statistics
8 1 (1.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) C++
2 46 (63.89%) C
3 40 (55.56%) Python
4 26 (36.11%) MATLAB
5 15 (20.83%) Tcl
6 9 (12.50%) Embedded C
7 5 (6.94%) Embedded C++
7 5 (6.94%) Java
8 2 (2.78%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 47 (65.28%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) PhD
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 21 (29.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (4.17%) Xilinx
2 2 (2.78%) EMC
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