The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 414 363 380
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +17
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 28 59 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.96% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 31
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6761 6157 6996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.96% 28.97% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5121 4983 5878
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Salary Trend in the South East

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Salary Histogram in the South East

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Hampshire -13 8 £31,500 -25.00%
Surrey -22 8 £46,000 +22.66% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £40,500 -19.80%
Berkshire -3 3 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Kent -17 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 50 (74.63%) C
2 45 (67.16%) VHDL
3 43 (64.18%) C++
4 37 (55.22%) Degree
5 29 (43.28%) Embedded C
5 29 (43.28%) Electronics
6 26 (38.81%) Embedded C++
7 23 (34.33%) Kalman Filter
8 22 (32.84%) Linux
9 21 (31.34%) Security Cleared
10 20 (29.85%) Image Processing
11 18 (26.87%) Mathematics
11 18 (26.87%) Physics
11 18 (26.87%) Firmware
12 17 (25.37%) Signal Processing
13 16 (23.88%) Digital Signal Processing
14 14 (20.90%) Device Driver
15 12 (17.91%) PhD
15 12 (17.91%) Wireless
16 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
16 8 (11.94%) Assembly Language
16 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
17 7 (10.45%) Embedded Systems
17 7 (10.45%) Java
17 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
17 7 (10.45%) Verilog
18 6 (8.96%) JSP
18 6 (8.96%) Atmel
19 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
19 5 (7.46%) Software-Defined Radio

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (1.49%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) Wireless
2 5 (7.46%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (1.49%) VLAN
3 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.49%) IPv6
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (43.28%) Electronics
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.99%) Military
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Hardware Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Electronics Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) FPGA Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) DSP Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Design Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Graduate
4 8 (11.94%) Developer
4 8 (11.94%) FPGA Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Development Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Junior
7 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Programmer
7 2 (2.99%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Graduate Programmer
7 2 (2.99%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Research Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Designer
8 1 (1.49%) FPGA Designer
8 1 (1.49%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) JSP
2 2 (2.99%) OpenMP
2 2 (2.99%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (67.16%) VHDL
2 18 (26.87%) Mathematics
2 18 (26.87%) Physics
2 18 (26.87%) Firmware
3 14 (20.90%) Device Driver
4 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
5 7 (10.45%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (10.45%) Verilog
6 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) Cybernetics
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.49%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Kalman Filter
2 20 (29.85%) Image Processing
3 17 (25.37%) Signal Processing
4 16 (23.88%) Digital Signal Processing
5 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.46%) Information Security
8 3 (4.48%) Video Processing
9 2 (2.99%) Requirements Management
9 2 (2.99%) Electronic Design Automation
10 1 (1.49%) Numerical Analysis
10 1 (1.49%) Communications Security
10 1 (1.49%) Information Management
10 1 (1.49%) Project Management
10 1 (1.49%) Validation
10 1 (1.49%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 50 (74.63%) C
2 43 (64.18%) C++
3 29 (43.28%) Embedded C
4 26 (38.81%) Embedded C++
5 8 (11.94%) Assembly Language
6 7 (10.45%) Java
7 4 (5.97%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.49%) VB
9 1 (1.49%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 37 (55.22%) Degree
2 21 (31.34%) Security Cleared
3 12 (17.91%) PhD
4 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Atmel
2 4 (5.97%) Altera
3 3 (4.48%) EMC
4 2 (2.99%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.49%) Cadence
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