Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Image Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Image Processing over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Image Processing
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 642 879 930
Rank change year-on-year +237 +51 +60
Permanent jobs citing Image Processing 46 185 253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 38 145 232
Median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,500 £87,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -18.95% +18.75%

Image 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 45,275 126,161 151,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.22% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37,306 99,350 120,587
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,948 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,118 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.15% - +5.88%

Image Processing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Image Processing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Image Processing in the UK

Image Processing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Image Processing.

Salary trend for Image Processing in the UK

Image Processing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Image Processing over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Image Processing in the UK

Image Processing
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Image Processing within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. 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 +259 44 £40,000 -20.00% 20
UK excluding London +244 35 £38,500 - 15
South East +189 21 £37,500 -2.60% 3
London +211 10 £65,000 -13.33% 7
South West +115 9 £40,000 +6.67% 1
North of England +151 2 £44,000 -23.48% 2
Scotland +74 2 £50,000 +29.87% 2
North East - 2 £44,000 - 1
East of England +135 1 £45,000 +12.50% 3

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT jobs citing Image 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 Image Processing.

1 29 (63.04%) Algorithms
2 27 (58.70%) Computer Vision
3 26 (56.52%) Degree
4 25 (54.35%) Software Engineering
5 23 (50.00%) Python
6 22 (47.83%) MATLAB
7 21 (45.65%) Windows
7 21 (45.65%) C#
8 20 (43.48%) .NET
9 19 (41.30%) C++
10 18 (39.13%) Mathematics
11 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
11 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (34.78%) Unit Testing
13 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
14 14 (30.43%) R
14 14 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
15 12 (26.09%) Artificial Intelligence
16 11 (23.91%) Multithreading
17 10 (21.74%) Big Data
17 10 (21.74%) Deep Learning
17 10 (21.74%) TensorFlow
18 9 (19.57%) WPF
19 8 (17.39%) C
19 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
19 8 (17.39%) PyTorch
20 7 (15.22%) PhD
20 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
20 7 (15.22%) Physics
20 7 (15.22%) Statistics

Image 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 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Simulink
1 2 (4.35%) Stateflow
1 2 (4.35%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.17%) AWS
2 1 (2.17%) GCP
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (2.17%) 5G
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Big Data
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Electronics
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 3 (6.52%) Public Sector
4 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.35%) Games
6 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.17%) Avionics
6 1 (2.17%) Law
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) C# Software Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Applications Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Development Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Software Development Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Software Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Programmer
5 5 (10.87%) Software Programmer
6 4 (8.70%) Control Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Control Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Research Scientist
7 3 (6.52%) Computer Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) TensorFlow
3 9 (19.57%) WPF
4 8 (17.39%) PyTorch
5 5 (10.87%) WinForms
6 4 (8.70%) Silverlight
6 4 (8.70%) Universal Windows Platform
7 3 (6.52%) OpenCV
8 2 (4.35%) Caffe
8 2 (4.35%) Torch
9 1 (2.17%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 29 (63.04%) Algorithms
2 6 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) CUDA
4 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.17%) Acoustics
5 1 (2.17%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.17%) Blog
5 1 (2.17%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.17%) Robotics
5 1 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Android
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Computer Vision
2 25 (54.35%) Software Engineering
3 18 (39.13%) Mathematics
4 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
5 16 (34.78%) Unit Testing
6 12 (26.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (23.91%) Multithreading
8 10 (21.74%) Deep Learning
9 7 (15.22%) Machine Learning
9 7 (15.22%) Physics
9 7 (15.22%) Statistics
10 6 (13.04%) Android Development
10 6 (13.04%) OO
10 6 (13.04%) Video Processing
11 5 (10.87%) Neural Network
11 5 (10.87%) Scrum
11 5 (10.87%) Signal Processing
11 5 (10.87%) Visualisation
12 4 (8.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Python
2 22 (47.83%) MATLAB
3 21 (45.65%) C#
4 19 (41.30%) C++
5 14 (30.43%) R
6 8 (17.39%) C
7 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (13.04%) SQL
9 4 (8.70%) VB
9 4 (8.70%) VB6
10 2 (4.35%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.17%) Ada
11 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.17%) Fortran
11 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Degree
2 14 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (15.22%) PhD
4 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
1 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) SAP
1 3 (6.52%) Twitter
2 2 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) MathWorks