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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Signal Processing
UK
Rank 818 902 927
Rank change year-on-year +84 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 39 46 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.045% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.050% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 26
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,200 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00%  

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 75650 91140 91950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.53% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62160 75461 74357
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Digital Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Digital Signal Processing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Signal Processing in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Top 15 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 24 March 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 +88 35 £47,500 +5.55% 9
East of England +42 27 £45,000 -15.09% 7
Cambridgeshire +39 27 £45,000 -41.93% 7
Cambridge +29 25 £45,000 -41.93% 6
South East +35 6 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Surrey +20 6 £55,000 +96.42% 1
Woking - 6 £55,000 -
Scotland - 2 - -
London +65 1 £62,500 +38.88%
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £37,500 -

Digital Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 63 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 46 (73.02%) Degree
3 41 (65.08%) C++
4 39 (61.90%) C
5 38 (60.32%) Python
6 33 (52.38%) Wireless
7 29 (46.03%) Telecoms
8 28 (44.44%) MATLAB
9 22 (34.92%) Electronics
10 19 (30.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 17 (26.98%) Firmware
12 16 (25.40%) Computer Science
13 15 (23.81%) LTE
13 15 (23.81%) Algorithms
14 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
14 14 (22.22%) Tcl
14 14 (22.22%) DVB
14 14 (22.22%) Bluetooth
14 14 (22.22%) Automated Testing
14 14 (22.22%) Mathematics
14 14 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (17.46%) Linux
16 10 (15.87%) Verilog
17 9 (14.29%) FPGA Design
17 9 (14.29%) VHDL
18 8 (12.70%) Internet
18 8 (12.70%) ASIC
18 8 (12.70%) Java
18 8 (12.70%) Smartphone
18 8 (12.70%) Internet of Things

Digital Signal Processing
Top Related 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 7 (11.11%) GNU Octave
1 7 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 33 (52.38%) Wireless
2 15 (23.81%) LTE
3 14 (22.22%) Bluetooth
3 14 (22.22%) DVB
3 14 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (12.70%) Internet
4 8 (12.70%) Software-Defined Radio
5 3 (4.76%) CDMA
5 3 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.76%) TDMA
6 2 (3.17%) SNMP
6 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.17%) Telnet
7 1 (1.59%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.59%) RS-232
7 1 (1.59%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 29 (46.03%) Telecoms
2 22 (34.92%) Electronics
3 2 (3.17%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) DSP Engineer
2 20 (31.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Design Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) FPGA Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) MATLAB Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Senior DSP Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Developer
6 9 (14.29%) FPGA Design Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) FPGA Developer
7 8 (12.70%) LTE Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) ASIC Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Firmware Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Senior ASIC Design Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (25.40%) Computer Science
3 15 (23.81%) Algorithms
4 10 (15.87%) Verilog
5 9 (14.29%) VHDL
6 8 (12.70%) ASIC
6 8 (12.70%) Internet of Things
6 8 (12.70%) Smartphone
7 6 (9.52%) SystemC
8 5 (7.94%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (4.76%) Device Driver
10 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (3.17%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 14 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 14 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 9 (14.29%) FPGA Design
4 6 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.35%) Requirements Management
5 4 (6.35%) Software Architecture
6 3 (4.76%) OO
6 3 (4.76%) Physics
6 3 (4.76%) Validation
7 2 (3.17%) Computer Vision
7 2 (3.17%) Cross-Platform Development
7 2 (3.17%) Image Processing
7 2 (3.17%) Machine Learning
7 2 (3.17%) Project Management
7 2 (3.17%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (3.17%) Time Management
7 2 (3.17%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 41 (65.08%) C++
2 39 (61.90%) C
3 38 (60.32%) Python
4 28 (44.44%) MATLAB
5 14 (22.22%) Tcl
6 8 (12.70%) Java
7 4 (6.35%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.17%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 46 (73.02%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) PhD
4 3 (4.76%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Xilinx
2 3 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (1.59%) Atmel
3 1 (1.59%) Intel
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