Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Signal Processing
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1106 1152 1262
Rank change year-on-year +46 +110 -12
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 83 67 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.036% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.040% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 70 61 41
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% -12.20% +18.50%

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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Signal Processing in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Top 11 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 20 November 2017. 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 +64 82 £50,000 +11.11% 14
UK excluding London +52 77 £50,000 +11.11% 13
East of England +26 47 £57,500 +21.05% 6
South East +53 21 £50,000 +42.86% 4
South West +2 5 £45,000 -
London -7 5 £50,000 +14.29% 3
Midlands +9 3 £57,500 +150.00%
East Midlands - 2 £57,500 -
North of England +10 1 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +9 1 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +2 1 £50,000 +117.39%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 83 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 70 (84.34%) C
3 66 (79.52%) C++
4 36 (43.37%) Embedded C
5 34 (40.96%) Embedded C++
5 34 (40.96%) Embedded Software Development
6 32 (38.55%) Software Engineering
7 29 (34.94%) Linux
8 27 (32.53%) Firmware
9 25 (30.12%) Embedded Linux
9 25 (30.12%) Robotics
10 23 (27.71%) Mentoring
11 21 (25.30%) Python
12 15 (18.07%) Algorithms
13 14 (16.87%) Wireless
14 13 (15.66%) MATLAB
15 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
16 10 (12.05%) Degree
17 9 (10.84%) Electronics
18 7 (8.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 7 (8.43%) Embedded Systems
18 7 (8.43%) VHDL
18 7 (8.43%) Bluetooth
18 7 (8.43%) Acoustics
19 6 (7.23%) Master's Degree
19 6 (7.23%) PhD
19 6 (7.23%) Speech Recognition
19 6 (7.23%) Neural Network
19 6 (7.23%) Machine Learning
19 6 (7.23%) Hidden Markov Model

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 5 (6.02%) Simulink
2 2 (2.41%) GNU Octave
3 1 (1.20%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) Wireless
2 7 (8.43%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.41%) DVB
3 2 (2.41%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.20%) MQTT
4 1 (1.20%) Network Security
4 1 (1.20%) SNMP
4 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.20%) Telnet
4 1 (1.20%) TETRA
4 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.84%) Electronics
3 4 (4.82%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Finance
4 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.41%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (77.11%) Embedded Engineer
2 28 (33.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 28 (33.73%) Software Engineer
3 24 (28.92%) Firmware Engineer
4 22 (26.51%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 16 (19.28%) Embedded C Engineer
6 14 (16.87%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 14 (16.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 13 (15.66%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
7 13 (15.66%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 9 (10.84%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (9.64%) Audio Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Research Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Control Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) DSP Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 3 (3.61%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) CSS
1 2 (2.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) DOM
2 1 (1.20%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Robotics
2 15 (18.07%) Algorithms
3 7 (8.43%) Acoustics
3 7 (8.43%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (8.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (8.43%) VHDL
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing Technology
4 2 (2.41%) Verilog
5 1 (1.20%) ASIC
5 1 (1.20%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.94%) Linux
2 25 (30.12%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 34 (40.96%) Embedded Software Development
3 32 (38.55%) Software Engineering
4 23 (27.71%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.23%) Hidden Markov Model
5 6 (7.23%) Machine Learning
5 6 (7.23%) Neural Network
5 6 (7.23%) Speech Recognition
6 3 (3.61%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (3.61%) FPGA Design
6 3 (3.61%) Test Automation
6 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.41%) Analytics
7 2 (2.41%) CRM
7 2 (2.41%) Data Management
7 2 (2.41%) Project Management
7 2 (2.41%) Time Management
7 2 (2.41%) Validation
8 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.20%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (84.34%) C
2 66 (79.52%) C++
3 36 (43.37%) Embedded C
4 34 (40.96%) Embedded C++
5 21 (25.30%) Python
6 13 (15.66%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.61%) Tcl
8 2 (2.41%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.41%) SQL
9 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) Master's Degree
2 6 (7.23%) PhD
3 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) DO-254
System Software
1 27 (32.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (4.82%) EMC
2 3 (3.61%) Xilinx
3 2 (2.41%) Altera
4 1 (1.20%) SAP