The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 97 92 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 11 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.71% 1.67% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 3.19% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 6
Average salary £51,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,450 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +1.16%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
707 784 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.70% 52.34% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 527 672 595
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,440 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the Cambridge region.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Salary Trend in Cambridge

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 12 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 11 (45.83%) VHDL
2 11 (45.83%) Algorithms
3 7 (29.17%) Verilog
3 7 (29.17%) Firmware
3 7 (29.17%) Electronics
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) OpenCL
3 7 (29.17%) Signal Processing
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.83%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) Altera
4 5 (20.83%) Release Management
5 4 (16.67%) C
5 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (12.50%) Military
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) VBA
6 3 (12.50%) Assembly Language
6 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 3 (12.50%) Chemistry
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (4.17%) Marketing
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) SCADA
7 1 (4.17%) Robotics
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Legal
7 1 (4.17%) Telecoms

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Field-Programmable Gate Array. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Profibus
General
1 7 (29.17%) Electronics
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.50%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Digital Design Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) FPGA Design Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) VHDL
1 11 (45.83%) Algorithms
2 7 (29.17%) Verilog
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (12.50%) Chemistry
4 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
4 1 (4.17%) SCADA
4 1 (4.17%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Signal Processing
1 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Release Management
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) C
3 3 (12.50%) VBA
3 3 (12.50%) Assembly Language
3 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 5 (20.83%) Altera
3 1 (4.17%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) Siemens
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