Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Image Processing
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 952 987 1085
Rank change year-on-year +35 +98 +96
Permanent jobs citing Image Processing 255 257 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 218 274 176
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,325 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
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%

Image Processing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Image Processing in the UK

Image Processing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Image Processing in the UK

Image Processing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Image Processing over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Image Processing in the UK

Image Processing
Top 14 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 21 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 -7 216 £42,500 - 24
UK excluding London +58 213 £40,000 - 14
East of England +41 74 £40,000 - 5
South East +40 67 £42,500 - 3
London -12 51 £45,000 +10.43% 11
Scotland +6 31 £32,000 -32.63% 1
North of England +20 17 £36,250 -9.38% 1
North West +10 15 £40,000 - 1
South West +24 12 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Midlands -9 12 £32,500 -18.75%
East Midlands -2 9 £32,500 -23.53%
West Midlands +3 3 £45,000 +100.00%
Yorkshire +22 2 £30,000 -
Wales - 1 £38,155 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Image 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 Image Processing.

1 199 (78.04%) C++
2 152 (59.61%) Software Engineering
3 123 (48.24%) Degree
4 113 (44.31%) Computer Science
5 98 (38.43%) Machine Learning
6 97 (38.04%) Computer Vision
7 93 (36.47%) Algorithms
8 90 (35.29%) Windows
9 85 (33.33%) Mathematics
10 79 (30.98%) C
11 68 (26.67%) Linux
12 66 (25.88%) Python
13 61 (23.92%) C#
14 55 (21.57%) PhD
15 50 (19.61%) Java
16 46 (18.04%) Physics
16 46 (18.04%) Robotics
17 44 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
17 44 (17.25%) Deep Learning
18 42 (16.47%) OO
19 37 (14.51%) Signal Processing
20 35 (13.73%) Data Analysis
20 35 (13.73%) Computer Science Degree
21 34 (13.33%) Big Data
21 34 (13.33%) SDLC
22 33 (12.94%) TensorFlow
23 32 (12.55%) OpenCV
23 32 (12.55%) Artificial Intelligence
24 31 (12.16%) Multithreading
24 31 (12.16%) Games

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 6 (2.35%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.57%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (0.78%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.78%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.39%) InCopy
4 1 (0.39%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.53%) GitHub
2 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.33%) Big Data
2 13 (5.10%) Data Mining
3 12 (4.71%) GIS
4 7 (2.75%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.78%) MySQL
6 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.78%) QGIS
6 2 (0.78%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 31 (12.16%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.67%) LabVIEW
4 7 (2.75%) Selenium
5 6 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.57%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.78%) JIRA
7 2 (0.78%) MSTest
7 2 (0.78%) NUnit
7 2 (0.78%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.39%) Mocha
8 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.39%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 31 (12.16%) Games
2 25 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.06%) Aerospace
4 17 (6.67%) Automotive
5 16 (6.27%) Electronics
6 12 (4.71%) Finance
6 12 (4.71%) Military
7 8 (3.14%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.96%) Banking
8 5 (1.96%) Retail
9 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.18%) Marketing
11 2 (0.78%) Advertising
11 2 (0.78%) Law
11 2 (0.78%) Legal
12 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (40.39%) Software Engineer
2 71 (27.84%) Developer
3 43 (16.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 42 (16.47%) Software Developer
5 37 (14.51%) C++ Developer
6 36 (14.12%) Computer Engineer
7 32 (12.55%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 28 (10.98%) C++ Software Developer
9 23 (9.02%) Graduate
10 20 (7.84%) Research Engineer
11 17 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
11 17 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 16 (6.27%) Computer Vision Developer
13 13 (5.10%) Image Processing Developer
14 12 (4.71%) Data Scientist
15 11 (4.31%) Image Processing Software Engineer
15 11 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
16 10 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
17 9 (3.53%) Development Engineer
17 9 (3.53%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.94%) TensorFlow
2 32 (12.55%) OpenCV
3 20 (7.84%) Web Services
4 19 (7.45%) .NET
5 17 (6.67%) OpenGL
6 15 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 13 (5.10%) WPF
8 11 (4.31%) Torch
9 10 (3.92%) HTML
10 9 (3.53%) DirectX
11 8 (3.14%) CSS
12 7 (2.75%) WCF
13 6 (2.35%) Natural Language Processing
13 6 (2.35%) Qt
13 6 (2.35%) REST
14 4 (1.57%) AngularJS
14 4 (1.57%) Keras
14 4 (1.57%) MXNet
14 4 (1.57%) Node.js
14 4 (1.57%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 113 (44.31%) Computer Science
2 93 (36.47%) Algorithms
3 46 (18.04%) Robotics
4 19 (7.45%) Video\Live Streaming
5 18 (7.06%) 3D Graphics
6 17 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
7 14 (5.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (3.92%) CUDA
10 9 (3.53%) VHDL
11 7 (2.75%) Data Structures
12 6 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (2.35%) Verilog
13 5 (1.96%) GPGPU
13 5 (1.96%) Life Science
14 4 (1.57%) Driving Licence
14 4 (1.57%) Kinect
14 4 (1.57%) Replication
15 3 (1.18%) Device Driver
15 3 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 90 (35.29%) Windows
2 68 (26.67%) Linux
3 14 (5.49%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (3.53%) Android
5 5 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.78%) Unix
7 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (59.61%) Software Engineering
2 98 (38.43%) Machine Learning
3 97 (38.04%) Computer Vision
4 85 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 46 (18.04%) Physics
6 44 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (17.25%) Deep Learning
7 42 (16.47%) OO
8 37 (14.51%) Signal Processing
9 35 (13.73%) Data Analysis
10 34 (13.33%) SDLC
11 32 (12.55%) Artificial Intelligence
12 31 (12.16%) Multithreading
13 29 (11.37%) Software Testing
14 24 (9.41%) OOD
15 23 (9.02%) Innovative Thinking
16 21 (8.24%) OOP
16 21 (8.24%) Web Development
17 20 (7.84%) Neural Network
18 18 (7.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 199 (78.04%) C++
2 79 (30.98%) C
3 66 (25.88%) Python
4 61 (23.92%) C#
5 50 (19.61%) Java
6 27 (10.59%) MATLAB
7 17 (6.67%) Embedded C++
7 17 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.10%) SQL
9 11 (4.31%) Embedded C
9 11 (4.31%) R
10 7 (2.75%) Ruby
11 5 (1.96%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.96%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.96%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.57%) Scala
12 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 123 (48.24%) Degree
2 55 (21.57%) PhD
3 35 (13.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (5.49%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (3.14%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.75%) Postgraduate
7 6 (2.35%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.57%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.18%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.53%) QA
2 5 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.57%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) DO-254
4 1 (0.39%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.39%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 6 (2.35%) Firmware
2 4 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Vendors
1 26 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.92%) Google
3 6 (2.35%) Altera
3 6 (2.35%) Xilinx
4 4 (1.57%) Capita
4 4 (1.57%) Fujitsu
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle
4 4 (1.57%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.18%) Apple
5 3 (1.18%) Facebook
5 3 (1.18%) Intel
5 3 (1.18%) Sun
5 3 (1.18%) Twitter
6 2 (0.78%) Cadence
6 2 (0.78%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) ESRI
7 1 (0.39%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 1 (0.39%) Sony
7 1 (0.39%) VMware