Period
to 23 June 2018

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 6 months to 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Signal Processing
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1101 1116 1163
Rank change year-on-year +15 +47 +95
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 85 73 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.042% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.047% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 75 69 49
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +6.74% -2.20%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £59,150
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -11.11%

Digital 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157,709 156,756 180,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.73% 90.60% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 126,494 127,661 150,345
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Digital Signal Processing in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Top 8 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 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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 +28 84 £45,000 -5.26% 20
UK excluding London +8 81 £45,000 -5.26% 18
South East +44 37 £45,000 -18.18% 6
East of England -37 22 £57,500 +21.05% 9
West Midlands +21 11 £52,500 +10.53%
Midlands +10 11 £52,500 +40.00%
South West -3 11 £45,000 - 1
London +9 9 £40,000 +42.86% 4

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 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 Digital Signal Processing.

1 85 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 58 (68.24%) C
3 48 (56.47%) C++
4 34 (40.00%) Electronics
4 34 (40.00%) Degree
5 33 (38.82%) Algorithms
6 32 (37.65%) MATLAB
7 25 (29.41%) Firmware
8 23 (27.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 21 (24.71%) Mathematics
9 21 (24.71%) Python
10 19 (22.35%) Software Engineering
11 17 (20.00%) PhD
12 15 (17.65%) Embedded C
12 15 (17.65%) Physics
13 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
14 12 (14.12%) Linux
14 12 (14.12%) Simulink
15 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (12.94%) TensorFlow
16 10 (11.76%) UML
16 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
16 10 (11.76%) Neural Network
17 9 (10.59%) Wireless
17 9 (10.59%) FPGA Design
17 9 (10.59%) Machine Learning
17 9 (10.59%) Embedded Systems
18 8 (9.41%) Kalman Filter
18 8 (9.41%) Automotive

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.06%) DNN
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Simulink
2 4 (4.71%) Chatbot
2 4 (4.71%) OrCAD
2 4 (4.71%) Weka
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Wireless
2 5 (5.88%) 5G
3 4 (4.71%) 3GPP
3 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.71%) LTE
3 4 (4.71%) OFDM
3 4 (4.71%) RS-232
3 4 (4.71%) WCDMA
3 4 (4.71%) Wideband
3 4 (4.71%) WiMAX
4 2 (2.35%) DVB
4 2 (2.35%) Network Security
4 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Big Data
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.18%) Presto
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.71%) ClearCase
2 4 (4.71%) ClearQuest
2 4 (4.71%) JIRA
3 2 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (40.00%) Electronics
2 8 (9.41%) Automotive
2 8 (9.41%) Avionics
3 6 (7.06%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Electronics Engineer
1 18 (21.18%) Embedded Engineer
1 18 (21.18%) Software Engineer
2 12 (14.12%) DSP Engineer
2 12 (14.12%) Firmware Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) Algorithm Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) Research Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Design Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Process Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Embedded C Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) TensorFlow
2 5 (5.88%) scikit-learn
3 4 (4.71%) Theano
3 4 (4.71%) Torch
4 2 (2.35%) MFC
4 2 (2.35%) NumPy
5 1 (1.18%) Django
5 1 (1.18%) Flask
5 1 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.18%) Pandas
5 1 (1.18%) PyMC3
5 1 (1.18%) RESTful
5 1 (1.18%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.82%) Algorithms
2 23 (27.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 9 (10.59%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (8.24%) Acoustics
6 7 (8.24%) CUDA
6 7 (8.24%) Robotics
6 7 (8.24%) VHDL
7 3 (3.53%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (3.53%) Verilog
8 2 (2.35%) Cyberattack
8 2 (2.35%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.18%) ASIC
9 1 (1.18%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.18%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) Unix
3 4 (4.71%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 21 (24.71%) Mathematics
3 19 (22.35%) Software Engineering
4 15 (17.65%) Physics
5 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
7 10 (11.76%) Neural Network
7 10 (11.76%) UML
8 9 (10.59%) FPGA Design
8 9 (10.59%) Machine Learning
9 8 (9.41%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.24%) Nanotechnology
10 7 (8.24%) Validation
11 6 (7.06%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (7.06%) CAD
11 6 (7.06%) FMEA
11 6 (7.06%) Project Management
11 6 (7.06%) Prototyping
12 5 (5.88%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 58 (68.24%) C
2 48 (56.47%) C++
3 32 (37.65%) MATLAB
4 21 (24.71%) Python
5 15 (17.65%) Embedded C
6 5 (5.88%) Assembly Language
6 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.88%) C#
7 4 (4.71%) Delphi
8 3 (3.53%) VB
8 3 (3.53%) VC++
9 2 (2.35%) Java
10 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.18%) R
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (40.00%) Degree
2 17 (20.00%) PhD
3 5 (5.88%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) ISO 26262
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 6 (7.06%) ISO 13485
3 4 (4.71%) DO-160
System Software
1 25 (29.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Xilinx
2 7 (8.24%) Altera
3 6 (7.06%) EMC
4 4 (4.71%) Freescale
5 2 (2.35%) Intel
6 1 (1.18%) Cadence
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft