The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 243 241 203
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -38
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 2 4 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.055% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.21% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 22
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +13.01%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +4.63%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1916 1936 2004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.92% 26.67% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1607 1728
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) ASIC
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) SystemC
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) Altera
3 2 (40.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (40.00%) Synopsys
3 2 (40.00%) Xilinx
3 2 (40.00%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (40.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 2 (40.00%) IC Design
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) VHDL
3 2 (40.00%) Verilog
3 2 (40.00%) Cadence
3 2 (40.00%) Tcl
3 2 (40.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) ASIC
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) SystemC
2 2 (40.00%) VHDL
2 2 (40.00%) Verilog
3 1 (20.00%) CPLD
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) IC Design
1 2 (40.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Tcl
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cadence
1 2 (40.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (40.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (40.00%) Altera
1 2 (40.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
1 2 (40.00%) Synopsys
2 1 (20.00%) EMC