The table below looks at the statistics for the FPGA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FPGA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FPGA Engineer
Rank 843 878 827
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -51
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 34 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.008% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.008% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 30 3 15
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
FPGA Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

FPGA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

FPGA Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer across the England region.

FPGA Engineer Salary Trend in England

FPGA Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

FPGA Engineer Salary Histogram in England

FPGA Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +24 20 £50,000 +17.64% 4
London +2 5 £52,500 +5.00%
East Midlands - 5 £36,250 -
South West - 3 £41,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
FPGA Engineer
UK

FPGA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited FPGA Engineer in their job title 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 with FPGA Engineer in their job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 47 (90.38%) VHDL
3 24 (46.15%) Degree
4 23 (44.23%) C
5 20 (38.46%) Electronics
6 19 (36.54%) Xilinx
7 16 (30.77%) C++
8 15 (28.85%) Verilog
9 14 (26.92%) Altera
10 13 (25.00%) Ethernet
10 13 (25.00%) Algorithms
11 12 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (23.08%) EMC
11 12 (23.08%) Linux
12 8 (15.38%) MATLAB
13 7 (13.46%) Java
13 7 (13.46%) OO
14 6 (11.54%) Firmware
14 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (11.54%) Aerospace
14 6 (11.54%) Automotive
14 6 (11.54%) Embedded C
14 6 (11.54%) Device Driver
15 5 (9.62%) Signal Processing
16 4 (7.69%) Change Control
16 4 (7.69%) InfiniBand
16 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
16 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
17 3 (5.77%) OOP
17 3 (5.77%) CAE

FPGA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited FPGA Engineer in their job title 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 with FPGA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.92%) Simulink
1 1 (1.92%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (7.69%) InfiniBand
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (38.46%) Electronics
2 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (11.54%) Aerospace
2 6 (11.54%) Automotive
3 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Finance
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 47 (90.38%) VHDL
3 15 (28.85%) Verilog
4 13 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (11.54%) Device Driver
6 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.92%) Arduino
8 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.92%) ASIC
8 1 (1.92%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (13.46%) OO
3 5 (9.62%) Signal Processing
4 4 (7.69%) Change Control
5 3 (5.77%) OOP
5 3 (5.77%) CAE
5 3 (5.77%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.92%) Requirements Management
7 1 (1.92%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.92%) Image Processing
7 1 (1.92%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (1.92%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.92%) Android Development
7 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.92%) Project Management
7 1 (1.92%) Workflow
7 1 (1.92%) Validation
7 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) C
2 16 (30.77%) C++
3 8 (15.38%) MATLAB
4 7 (13.46%) Java
5 6 (11.54%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Xilinx
2 14 (26.92%) Altera
3 12 (23.08%) EMC
4 1 (1.92%) MKS
4 1 (1.92%) Mentor Graphics
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