The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had FPGA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
Rank 422 448 463
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 10 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.058% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.060% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 4
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £50,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
FPGA Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
17924 20063 21921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.82% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15240 16498 17406
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured FPGA Engineer in the job title.

FPGA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

FPGA Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

FPGA Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

FPGA Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

FPGA Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

FPGA Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +7 5 £45,000 -21.73% 1
East Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
Berkshire -9 1 £42,500 -22.72% 1
FPGA Engineer
England

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, FPGA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring FPGA Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 18 (69.23%) Electronics
3 17 (65.38%) C
4 16 (61.54%) Firmware
5 14 (53.85%) CPLD
6 13 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (46.15%) VHDL
8 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (26.92%) Schematic Capture
9 5 (19.23%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) Verilog
10 4 (15.38%) C++
10 4 (15.38%) Altera
11 3 (11.54%) Xilinx
11 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
12 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
12 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
12 2 (7.69%) Assembly Language
12 2 (7.69%) Synplicity
12 2 (7.69%) DO-254
12 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
13 1 (3.85%) Software-Defined Radio
13 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
13 1 (3.85%) Mathcad
13 1 (3.85%) OrCAD
13 1 (3.85%) Digital Signal Processing
13 1 (3.85%) Signal Processing

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Mathcad
1 1 (3.85%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) 3G
1 1 (3.85%) 4G
1 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.85%) Software-Defined Radio
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
General
1 18 (69.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (53.85%) CPLD
3 13 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (46.15%) VHDL
5 4 (15.38%) Verilog
6 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Schematic Capture
1 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
2 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
2 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (3.85%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C
2 4 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) Assembly Language
3 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) DO-254
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Altera
2 3 (11.54%) Xilinx
3 2 (7.69%) Synplicity
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
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