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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 241 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 14 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.066% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.074% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - -8.57%  

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 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 4495 5406 4997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.21% 88.68% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4191 4131
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 £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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 +7 13 £37,500 +7.14%
Worcestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 17 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 16 (94.12%) Computer Vision
2 16 (94.12%) PhD
2 16 (94.12%) Mathematics
2 16 (94.12%) Physics
2 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
2 16 (94.12%) Git (software)
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Machine Learning
4 9 (52.94%) OO
5 8 (47.06%) Python
5 8 (47.06%) Electronics
5 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
6 7 (41.18%) Degree
6 7 (41.18%) Image Processing
6 7 (41.18%) Maple
6 7 (41.18%) LabVIEW
7 1 (5.88%) Unix
7 1 (5.88%) UML
7 1 (5.88%) MFC
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) VHDL
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language

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:

Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Maple
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Research Scientist
2 7 (41.18%) Graduate
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Computer Vision
1 16 (94.12%) Mathematics
1 16 (94.12%) Physics
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Machine Learning
3 9 (52.94%) OO
4 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 7 (41.18%) Image Processing
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (5.88%) FPGA Design
6 1 (5.88%) Memory Management
6 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) PhD
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SELinux