The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England / South West
Rank 223 235 244
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 19 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.01% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 9
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,600 £43,200
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1692 2186 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.65% 37.68% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1652 1545
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Salary Trend in the South West

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Salary Histogram in the South West

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Devon - 9 £35,000 -
Bristol +1 5 £57,500 +33.72%
Gloucestershire -14 4 £40,750 +5.84%
Dorset +24 1 £40,000 -3.03%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 28 (82.35%) Electronics
2 22 (64.71%) C
2 22 (64.71%) Degree
3 18 (52.94%) Firmware
3 18 (52.94%) VHDL
4 15 (44.12%) C++
5 13 (38.24%) EMC
6 12 (35.29%) Schematic Capture
7 11 (32.35%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
8 10 (29.41%) Physics
8 10 (29.41%) C#
9 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
9 9 (26.47%) JTAG
9 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (23.53%) CPLD
10 8 (23.53%) Tcl
10 8 (23.53%) Perl
11 7 (20.59%) Cadence
11 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
11 7 (20.59%) OrCAD
12 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
13 5 (14.71%) Wireless
13 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
13 5 (14.71%) Python
13 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (14.71%) Xilinx
14 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
14 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
14 4 (11.76%) 802.1X

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (20.59%) OrCAD
2 1 (2.94%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Wireless
2 4 (11.76%) 802.15
2 4 (11.76%) Bluetooth
2 4 (11.76%) LTE
2 4 (11.76%) NFC
2 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (11.76%) WLAN
3 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.94%) CMake
2 1 (2.94%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) LabVIEW
General
1 28 (82.35%) Electronics
2 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.76%) Avionics
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.82%) Automotive
5 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Electronics Engineer
1 13 (38.24%) Firmware Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Development Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Design Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Development Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) FPGA Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.94%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) VHDL
2 11 (32.35%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (23.53%) CPLD
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.94%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Schematic Capture
2 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
3 10 (29.41%) Physics
4 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Validation
8 3 (8.82%) Regression Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Line Management
9 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Requirements Management
10 1 (2.94%) Digital Signal Processing
10 1 (2.94%) Electronic Design Automation
10 1 (2.94%) Open Source
10 1 (2.94%) Project Management
10 1 (2.94%) Scrum
10 1 (2.94%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) C
2 15 (44.12%) C++
3 10 (29.41%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) Perl
4 8 (23.53%) Tcl
5 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
5 5 (14.71%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Ada
6 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) JTAG
2 1 (2.94%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.94%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.94%) DO-254
2 1 (2.94%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.94%) ISO26262
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) EMC
2 7 (20.59%) Cadence
3 5 (14.71%) Xilinx
4 4 (11.76%) Altera
5 1 (2.94%) Actel
5 1 (2.94%) Atmel
5 1 (2.94%) Mentor Graphics