The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signal Processing
UK
Rank 766 794 858
Rank change year-on-year +28 +64  
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 94 162 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 85 115 85
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  

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 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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%  

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the UK

Signal Processing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the UK

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the UK

Signal Processing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +45 89 £45,000 +12.50% 25
East of England +59 53 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Cambridgeshire +41 34 £45,000 -41.93% 16
Cambridge +40 31 £45,000 -41.93% 15
South East +26 22 £55,000 - 2
London +58 19 £51,250 +36.66% 2
Hertfordshire +28 19 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Borehamwood +15 19 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Stanmore - 9 £40,000 -
Berkshire +40 6 £65,000 +85.71%
Slough +32 6 £65,000 +85.71%
Surrey +13 6 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Oxfordshire -10 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Woking - 5 £55,000 -
East Midlands -7 4 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Oxford -13 4 £42,500 -22.72%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands +38 3 £40,000 +23.07%
South West +7 3 £57,500 +64.28%
Northampton - 3 £40,000 - 2
Northamptonshire - 3 £40,000 - 2
Bristol - 3 £57,500 -
Coventry - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Hampshire +29 1 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Nottingham - 1 £37,500 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Andover - 1 £42,500 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing 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 Signal Processing.

1 117 (65.36%) C++
2 92 (51.40%) Python
3 82 (45.81%) Degree
4 76 (42.46%) Algorithms
4 76 (42.46%) MATLAB
5 69 (38.55%) C
6 62 (34.64%) Digital Signal Processing
7 61 (34.08%) PhD
8 59 (32.96%) Software Engineering
9 57 (31.84%) Machine Learning
10 53 (29.61%) Computer Science
11 51 (28.49%) Mathematics
12 49 (27.37%) Telecoms
13 40 (22.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 39 (21.79%) Wireless
15 33 (18.44%) Linux
16 31 (17.32%) Electronics
17 26 (14.53%) Statistics
17 26 (14.53%) R
18 25 (13.97%) Firmware
19 24 (13.41%) Tcl
19 24 (13.41%) Physics
20 23 (12.85%) Computer Vision
21 21 (11.73%) Java
22 20 (11.17%) OO
22 20 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
23 19 (10.61%) GNU Octave
23 19 (10.61%) Prototyping
24 18 (10.06%) Big Data
24 18 (10.06%) LabVIEW

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.79%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 19 (10.61%) GNU Octave
2 7 (3.91%) Simulink
3 2 (1.12%) Weka
4 1 (0.56%) Maple
4 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.79%) Wireless
2 15 (8.38%) LTE
3 14 (7.82%) Bluetooth
3 14 (7.82%) DVB
3 14 (7.82%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (4.47%) Internet
4 8 (4.47%) Software-Defined Radio
5 5 (2.79%) MIMO
5 5 (2.79%) OFDM
6 3 (1.68%) CDMA
6 3 (1.68%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.68%) TDMA
7 2 (1.12%) SNMP
7 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.12%) Telnet
8 1 (0.56%) 3G
8 1 (0.56%) 4G
8 1 (0.56%) 5G
8 1 (0.56%) RS-232
8 1 (0.56%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) Big Data
2 16 (8.94%) Data Mining
3 9 (5.03%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.47%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.35%) KNIME
5 6 (3.35%) Spotfire
5 6 (3.35%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.12%) HBase
7 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.12%) MySQL
8 1 (0.56%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (10.06%) LabVIEW
2 17 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.59%) Subversion
4 7 (3.91%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) CMake
6 1 (0.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) Redmine
6 1 (0.56%) SCons
General
1 49 (27.37%) Telecoms
2 31 (17.32%) Electronics
3 8 (4.47%) Finance
4 6 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.79%) Games
6 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.68%) Marketing
7 2 (1.12%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (20.67%) Developer
2 30 (16.76%) Embedded Engineer
2 30 (16.76%) Software Engineer
3 28 (15.64%) DSP Engineer
4 25 (13.97%) Data Scientist
5 16 (8.94%) Test Engineer
6 15 (8.38%) Research Engineer
6 15 (8.38%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (7.26%) Design Engineer
7 13 (7.26%) Hardware Engineer
8 12 (6.70%) Computer Engineer
8 12 (6.70%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 12 (6.70%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (6.15%) MATLAB Engineer
9 11 (6.15%) Scientific Software Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) ASIC Design Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) ASIC Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) Scientific Software Developer
10 10 (5.59%) Senior DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.82%) STL
2 13 (7.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 13 (7.26%) OpenCV
3 9 (5.03%) NumPy
4 8 (4.47%) Qt
5 7 (3.91%) Pandas
5 7 (3.91%) scikit-learn
6 6 (3.35%) Matplotlib
6 6 (3.35%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (1.68%) J2SE
8 2 (1.12%) .NET
8 2 (1.12%) CSS
8 2 (1.12%) D3.js
8 2 (1.12%) HTML
8 2 (1.12%) Kafka
8 2 (1.12%) OpenCL
8 2 (1.12%) Web Services
9 1 (0.56%) OAuth
9 1 (0.56%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 76 (42.46%) Algorithms
2 53 (29.61%) Computer Science
3 40 (22.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 17 (9.50%) Verilog
4 17 (9.50%) VHDL
5 15 (8.38%) ASIC
6 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.59%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (4.47%) Internet of Things
8 8 (4.47%) Smartphone
9 6 (3.35%) Device Driver
9 6 (3.35%) Life Science
9 6 (3.35%) SystemC
10 5 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (2.79%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.12%) CUDA
11 2 (1.12%) Robotics
11 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.12%) Streaming Music
12 1 (0.56%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.44%) Linux
2 14 (7.82%) Windows
3 9 (5.03%) Unix
4 7 (3.91%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.23%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.64%) Digital Signal Processing
2 59 (32.96%) Software Engineering
3 57 (31.84%) Machine Learning
4 51 (28.49%) Mathematics
5 26 (14.53%) Statistics
6 24 (13.41%) Physics
7 23 (12.85%) Computer Vision
8 20 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (11.17%) OO
9 19 (10.61%) Prototyping
10 16 (8.94%) Automated Testing
10 16 (8.94%) FPGA Design
10 16 (8.94%) SDLC
10 16 (8.94%) Video Processing
11 15 (8.38%) Image Processing
11 15 (8.38%) OOD
11 15 (8.38%) Validation
12 14 (7.82%) Data Analysis
12 14 (7.82%) Test Scripting
13 9 (5.03%) Biology
Programming Languages
1 117 (65.36%) C++
2 92 (51.40%) Python
3 76 (42.46%) MATLAB
4 69 (38.55%) C
5 26 (14.53%) R
6 24 (13.41%) Tcl
7 21 (11.73%) Java
8 16 (8.94%) SQL
9 13 (7.26%) Embedded C
9 13 (7.26%) Perl
10 8 (4.47%) C#
11 5 (2.79%) Assembly Language
11 5 (2.79%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.23%) VBA
13 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.68%) Ruby
13 3 (1.68%) Scala
13 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
14 2 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (45.81%) Degree
2 61 (34.08%) PhD
3 8 (4.47%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 25 (13.97%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (3.35%) Synopsys
1 6 (3.35%) Tableau
2 4 (2.23%) VocaLink
2 4 (2.23%) Xilinx
3 3 (1.68%) EMC
3 3 (1.68%) SAP
4 2 (1.12%) Intel
5 1 (0.56%) Atmel
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.56%) Motorola
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Private Medical + More
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Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £highly competitive
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £Exceptional package
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Salary: to £32k
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Salary: to £70k (DoE) + top benefits + bonus
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Cambridge
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