Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 300 340
Rank change year-on-year +12 +40 -10
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 7 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.081% 0.19% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.21% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 7 44 3
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £40,050 £26,250 £23,700
90th Percentile £56,250 £42,500 £40,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +5.88%

Signal 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,791 9,037 10,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.24% 91.27% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,962 7,431 8,470
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £64,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the West Midlands

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the West Midlands

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the West Midlands

Signal 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 Signal Processing within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Birmingham - 4 £51,250 -
Worcestershire +13 3 £47,500 -2.56%
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Signal 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 5 (71.43%) Digital Signal Processing
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (42.86%) FPGA Design
4 2 (28.57%) Image Processing
4 2 (28.57%) FMEA
4 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) ISO 26262
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) Automotive
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) VHDL
5 1 (14.29%) Firmware
5 1 (14.29%) ASIC
5 1 (14.29%) GIS
5 1 (14.29%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (14.29%) CPLD

Signal 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Keras
1 1 (14.29%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) ASIC
3 1 (14.29%) CPLD
3 1 (14.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 3 (42.86%) FPGA Design
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) FMEA
3 2 (28.57%) Image Processing
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Vision
4 1 (14.29%) Convolutional Neural Network
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Science
4 1 (14.29%) Deep Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Neural Network
4 1 (14.29%) Remote Sensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware