The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Image Processing
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 229 214
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Image Processing 11 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 15
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

Image 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4501 5484 5003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.22% 88.62% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4255 4137
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Image Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Image Processing in the West Midlands

Image Processing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Image Processing in the West Midlands

Image Processing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Image Processing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Coventry -4 11 £27,500 -8.33%
Image Processing
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Image Processing.

1 12 (85.71%) Degree
1 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) C++
2 9 (64.29%) Algorithms
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Python
4 7 (50.00%) PhD
4 7 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) Electronics
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (50.00%) Physics
4 7 (50.00%) LabVIEW
4 7 (50.00%) Maple
4 7 (50.00%) Signal Processing
4 7 (50.00%) Computer Vision
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
5 5 (35.71%) Firmware
6 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) VB
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (14.29%) Life Science
6 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
7 1 (7.14%) OpenCV

Image Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (50.00%) Maple
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Graduate
2 5 (35.71%) C Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded C Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded Software Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Firmware Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Industrial Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) OpenCV
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (64.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Computer Vision
2 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (50.00%) Physics
2 7 (50.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) PhD
3 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware