The first 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 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 418 387 347
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -40
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 33 51 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.77% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 43
Average salary £43,750 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £35,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +4.63%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6850 6615 7031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.17% 29.87% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5320 5438 5966
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Surrey -16 14 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 9 £45,000 -11.76% 1
Hampshire +6 8 £31,500 -25.00% 2
Kent -18 2 £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 25 July 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 (72.46%) VHDL
2 48 (69.57%) C
3 42 (60.87%) C++
4 36 (52.17%) Degree
5 33 (47.83%) Electronics
6 28 (40.58%) Embedded C
7 25 (36.23%) Embedded C++
8 22 (31.88%) Linux
9 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
10 19 (27.54%) Firmware
10 19 (27.54%) Image Processing
11 17 (24.64%) Mathematics
11 17 (24.64%) Physics
12 16 (23.19%) Digital Signal Processing
12 16 (23.19%) Signal Processing
13 14 (20.29%) Device Driver
14 12 (17.39%) Wireless
15 11 (15.94%) PhD
16 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
17 8 (11.59%) EMC
17 8 (11.59%) Assembly Language
18 7 (10.14%) Java
19 6 (8.70%) Atmel
20 5 (7.25%) Embedded Systems
20 5 (7.25%) Altera
20 5 (7.25%) JSP
20 5 (7.25%) Verilog
20 5 (7.25%) Information Security
20 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
20 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) Wireless
2 1 (1.45%) VLAN
2 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.45%) IPv6
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 33 (47.83%) Electronics
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Military
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Hardware Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Electronics Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Design Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) FPGA Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) DSP Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Graduate
6 7 (10.14%) Developer
6 7 (10.14%) FPGA Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Development Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Junior
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Programmer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Graduate Programmer
10 2 (2.90%) FPGA Design Engineer
11 1 (1.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 1 (1.45%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) JSP
2 2 (2.90%) OpenMP
2 2 (2.90%) OpenCL
3 1 (1.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 50 (72.46%) VHDL
2 19 (27.54%) Firmware
3 17 (24.64%) Mathematics
3 17 (24.64%) Physics
4 14 (20.29%) Device Driver
5 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.25%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (7.25%) Verilog
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.45%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Image Processing
2 16 (23.19%) Digital Signal Processing
2 16 (23.19%) Signal Processing
3 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.25%) Information Security
5 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.90%) Requirements Management
6 2 (2.90%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (1.45%) Video Processing
7 1 (1.45%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 48 (69.57%) C
2 42 (60.87%) C++
3 28 (40.58%) Embedded C
4 25 (36.23%) Embedded C++
5 8 (11.59%) Assembly Language
6 7 (10.14%) Java
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.90%) VB
9 1 (1.45%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 36 (52.17%) Degree
2 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
3 11 (15.94%) PhD
4 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) EMC
2 6 (8.70%) Atmel
3 5 (7.25%) Altera
4 1 (1.45%) Cadence
4 1 (1.45%) Xilinx
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