The median annual salary for a DSP Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

DSP Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 907 947
Rank change year-on-year +65 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a DSP Engineer 32 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.028% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.029% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 14
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DSP Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured DSP Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DSP Engineer in the UK

DSP Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DSP Engineer.

Salary trend for DSP Engineer in the UK

DSP Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DSP Engineer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DSP Engineer in the UK

DSP Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSP Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +55 32 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East of England +16 30 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Cambridgeshire +13 30 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Cambridge -1 14 £47,500 +35.71% 1
South West -7 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Tewkesbury - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

DSP Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, DSP Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring DSP Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (92.73%) Wireless
2 37 (67.27%) C
3 35 (63.64%) Digital Signal Processing
3 35 (63.64%) Signal Processing
4 34 (61.82%) Bluetooth
4 34 (61.82%) Wi-Fi
5 33 (60.00%) Python
5 33 (60.00%) Degree
6 29 (52.73%) Telecoms
7 21 (38.18%) Algorithms
8 20 (36.36%) C++
9 19 (34.55%) Embedded C
9 19 (34.55%) MATLAB
10 17 (30.91%) Internet
10 17 (30.91%) Mathematics
10 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
10 17 (30.91%) Internet of Things
10 17 (30.91%) Smartphone
11 16 (29.09%) Scenario Testing
11 16 (29.09%) 802.1X
11 16 (29.09%) Mentoring
11 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (29.09%) Embedded Software Development
11 16 (29.09%) Electronics
11 16 (29.09%) 802.11
12 15 (27.27%) Tcl
12 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
12 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
13 12 (21.82%) Software Architecture
13 12 (21.82%) LTE

DSP Engineer Skill Set
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 1 (1.82%) GNU Octave
1 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 51 (92.73%) Wireless
2 34 (61.82%) Bluetooth
2 34 (61.82%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (30.91%) Internet
4 16 (29.09%) 802.11
5 12 (21.82%) DVB
5 12 (21.82%) LTE
6 5 (9.09%) OFDM
7 2 (3.64%) RS-232
8 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.82%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 29 (52.73%) Telecoms
2 16 (29.09%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.82%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Algorithms
2 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
2 17 (30.91%) Internet of Things
2 17 (30.91%) Smartphone
3 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.09%) ASIC
4 5 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Digital Signal Processing
1 35 (63.64%) Signal Processing
2 17 (30.91%) Mathematics
3 16 (29.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) Mentoring
3 16 (29.09%) Scenario Testing
4 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 12 (21.82%) Configuration Management
5 12 (21.82%) Software Architecture
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.82%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) C
2 33 (60.00%) Python
3 20 (36.36%) C++
4 19 (34.55%) Embedded C
4 19 (34.55%) MATLAB
5 15 (27.27%) Tcl
6 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 33 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) PhD
3 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (1.82%) Freescale
1 1 (1.82%) Motorola
1 1 (1.82%) SAP
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