The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 224 256 243
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -13
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.028% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.079% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2127 2546 2245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.19% 36.23% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 2178 1764
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,652 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Salary Trend in the North West

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Cheshire - 4 £47,500 - 2
Merseyside - 3 £40,000 -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (100.00%) Electronics
1 10 (100.00%) VHDL
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Xilinx
3 6 (60.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Firmware
4 5 (50.00%) CAE
4 5 (50.00%) Altera
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (30.00%) Schematic Capture
5 3 (30.00%) Wideband
5 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) CAD
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Verilog
6 1 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (10.00%) Mechatronics
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Wideband
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (100.00%) Electronics
2 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Design Engineer
2 9 (90.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 7 (70.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 7 (70.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Hardware Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) VHDL Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) VHDL
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Mechatronics
3 1 (10.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) CAE
2 3 (30.00%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (10.00%) CAD
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) EMC
1 6 (60.00%) Xilinx
2 5 (50.00%) Altera
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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