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

Signal Processing
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 744 802 896
Rank change year-on-year +58 +94  
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 130 131 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.15% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 102 94 70
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.04% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 80257 86320 97586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.74% 88.92% 88.04%
Number of salaries quoted 64749 72153 79773
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 £79,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 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 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 +41 126 £40,000 -10.61% 15
East of England +71 87 £40,000 - 9
Cambridgeshire +26 53 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Cambridge +27 44 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Hertfordshire +22 34 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Borehamwood +7 30 £37,500 +10.29% 2
South East +40 19 £40,000 -27.27%
London +18 17 £40,000 -15.78% 2
West Midlands +24 14 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands +13 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Coventry +5 13 £37,500 +7.14%
Buckinghamshire - 13 £37,500 -
Northampton - 13 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 13 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 13 £37,500 -
Watford -2 11 £32,500 -23.07%
Stanmore +3 9 £40,000 +17.64%
Oxfordshire -4 6 £45,000 -21.73%
South West -18 5 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Scotland +7 4 £65,000 +64.55% 1
North West - 4 £43,750 - 1
Dorset - 3 £45,000 - 1
Poole - 3 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow +13 2 £65,000 +62.50%
Devon +7 2 £30,525 -23.68%
Edinburgh -4 2 £34,000 -12.82%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £40,000 -
West End of London - 2 £35,000 -
Exeter - 2 £30,525 -
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 154 (68.75%) C++
2 114 (50.89%) Computer Science
3 109 (48.66%) Degree
4 106 (47.32%) Python
5 92 (41.07%) PhD
6 88 (39.29%) Software Engineering
7 87 (38.84%) Mathematics
8 81 (36.16%) Telecoms
9 79 (35.27%) Algorithms
10 78 (34.82%) MATLAB
11 71 (31.70%) Digital Signal Processing
12 70 (31.25%) Physics
12 70 (31.25%) C
13 65 (29.02%) Machine Learning
14 53 (23.66%) LabVIEW
15 49 (21.88%) Wireless
16 48 (21.43%) Electronics
17 40 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
18 37 (16.52%) Windows
19 35 (15.63%) Linux
20 34 (15.18%) Data Analysis
21 31 (13.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 29 (12.95%) Statistics
23 27 (12.05%) Java
24 26 (11.61%) OO
24 26 (11.61%) Bluetooth
24 26 (11.61%) R
24 26 (11.61%) Data Acquisition
25 25 (11.16%) Image Processing
26 24 (10.71%) Firmware

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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (8.48%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.34%) Jupyter
Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Maple
2 5 (2.23%) Simulink
3 3 (1.34%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.89%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (21.88%) Wireless
2 26 (11.61%) Bluetooth
3 23 (10.27%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (8.04%) DVB
4 18 (8.04%) Internet
4 18 (8.04%) LTE
5 8 (3.57%) OFDM
6 4 (1.79%) Software-Defined Radio
7 3 (1.34%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.34%) MIMO
8 2 (0.89%) SNMP
8 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.89%) Telnet
9 1 (0.45%) Network Security
9 1 (0.45%) RS-232
9 1 (0.45%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.27%) Hadoop
2 16 (7.14%) Big Data
3 13 (5.80%) Data Mining
4 7 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.68%) KNIME
5 6 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.68%) Spotfire
6 5 (2.23%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.34%) MySQL
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.45%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 53 (23.66%) LabVIEW
2 20 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.34%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.89%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 81 (36.16%) Telecoms
2 48 (21.43%) Electronics
3 12 (5.36%) Games
4 7 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.68%) Automotive
5 6 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Finance
7 1 (0.45%) Front Office
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (21.88%) Developer
2 36 (16.07%) Embedded Engineer
3 35 (15.63%) DSP Engineer
4 33 (14.73%) MATLAB Engineer
5 32 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 29 (12.95%) Data Scientist
7 22 (9.82%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (8.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 20 (8.93%) Graduate
8 20 (8.93%) Scientific Software Developer
8 20 (8.93%) Scientific Software Engineer
9 18 (8.04%) Firmware Engineer
9 18 (8.04%) Software Developer
10 17 (7.59%) C++ Developer
11 16 (7.14%) Process Engineer
11 16 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
11 16 (7.14%) Test Engineer
12 15 (6.70%) C++ Software Developer
12 15 (6.70%) FPGA Engineer
13 14 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.48%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (1.34%) Kafka
3 2 (0.89%) J2SE
3 2 (0.89%) QML
3 2 (0.89%) Qt
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.45%) MFC
4 1 (0.45%) MXNet
4 1 (0.45%) OAuth
4 1 (0.45%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.45%) OpenCV
4 1 (0.45%) STL
4 1 (0.45%) TensorFlow
4 1 (0.45%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 114 (50.89%) Computer Science
2 79 (35.27%) Algorithms
3 40 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (13.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 18 (8.04%) Internet of Things
5 18 (8.04%) VHDL
6 17 (7.59%) Smartphone
7 12 (5.36%) Augmented Reality
7 12 (5.36%) Robotics
8 11 (4.91%) ASIC
9 10 (4.46%) Verilog
10 6 (2.68%) Life Science
10 6 (2.68%) SystemC
11 5 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.79%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.45%) CUDA
14 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.52%) Windows
2 35 (15.63%) Linux
3 4 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (1.34%) Unix
5 2 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 87 (38.84%) Mathematics
3 71 (31.70%) Digital Signal Processing
4 70 (31.25%) Physics
5 65 (29.02%) Machine Learning
6 34 (15.18%) Data Analysis
7 29 (12.95%) Statistics
8 26 (11.61%) Data Acquisition
8 26 (11.61%) OO
9 25 (11.16%) Image Processing
10 19 (8.48%) SDLC
11 17 (7.59%) Computer Vision
12 16 (7.14%) OOD
12 16 (7.14%) Test Automation
13 15 (6.70%) Test Scripting
13 15 (6.70%) Web Development
14 14 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (5.36%) Computational Linguistics
15 12 (5.36%) Embedded Software Development
15 12 (5.36%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 154 (68.75%) C++
2 106 (47.32%) Python
3 78 (34.82%) MATLAB
4 70 (31.25%) C
5 27 (12.05%) Java
6 26 (11.61%) R
7 17 (7.59%) Scala
8 15 (6.70%) Tcl
9 12 (5.36%) Embedded C
10 8 (3.57%) C#
11 6 (2.68%) SQL
12 4 (1.79%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.79%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.89%) Perl
13 2 (0.89%) VB
13 2 (0.89%) VBA
14 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.45%) PHP
14 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 109 (48.66%) Degree
2 92 (41.07%) PhD
3 19 (8.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.34%) HND
6 2 (0.89%) HNC
6 2 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 24 (10.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Packer
1 1 (0.45%) Puppet
1 1 (0.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (4.02%) Xilinx
2 6 (2.68%) Tableau
3 3 (1.34%) EMC
4 1 (0.45%) Algorithmics
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle
4 1 (0.45%) SAP
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