Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Signal Processing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 335 322
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.061% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.069% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £23,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +117.39% -23.33% -40.00%
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +1.19%

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 9001 10197 9565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.87% 89.21% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7279 7971 7907
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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
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 24 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
Worcestershire - 4 £50,000 -
Signal Processing
England

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

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 4 (100.00%) VHDL
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (100.00%) FPGA Design
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Military
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) CPLD
2 3 (75.00%) Xilinx
2 3 (75.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) ASIC
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) MFC
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) FPGA Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Process Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (100.00%) VHDL
2 3 (75.00%) ASIC
2 3 (75.00%) CPLD
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) FPGA Design
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (75.00%) Xilinx