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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 228 208 205
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 9 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.058% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.15% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £35,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £50,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,050 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -3.44%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1928 1990 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.61% 38.34% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1627 1670
Average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% -0.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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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
Gloucestershire -1 5 £35,500 -29.00% 4
Bristol - 3 £40,750 - 2
Devon - 1 £34,500 - 1
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 18 (78.26%) VHDL
2 16 (69.57%) C
3 14 (60.87%) Electronics
4 12 (52.17%) Verilog
4 12 (52.17%) C++
5 8 (34.78%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) Firmware
7 6 (26.09%) ASIC
7 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
8 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
8 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) Embedded C
8 4 (17.39%) Embedded C++
8 4 (17.39%) Electronic Design Automation
8 4 (17.39%) Xilinx
8 4 (17.39%) Digital Signal Processing
8 4 (17.39%) Signal Processing
8 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
8 4 (17.39%) Coaching
9 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) CPLD
9 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (13.04%) Tcl
9 3 (13.04%) Physics
9 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
9 3 (13.04%) Perl
9 3 (13.04%) Python
9 3 (13.04%) Simulink

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Simulink
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
1 2 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (60.87%) Electronics
2 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
4 2 (8.70%) Automotive
4 2 (8.70%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) Hardware Engineer
1 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Principal Software Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Senior FPGA Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Hardware Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) FPGA Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Radio Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) VHDL
2 12 (52.17%) Verilog
3 6 (26.09%) ASIC
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) CPLD
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (13.04%) Physics
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.35%) SystemC
6 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Electronic Design Automation
1 4 (17.39%) Digital Signal Processing
1 4 (17.39%) Signal Processing
1 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
1 4 (17.39%) Coaching
2 2 (8.70%) CAD
2 2 (8.70%) UML
2 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
2 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C
2 12 (52.17%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Embedded C
3 4 (17.39%) Embedded C++
4 3 (13.04%) Tcl
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Ada
5 2 (8.70%) VBA
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) JTAG
1 2 (8.70%) IEC 61508
1 2 (8.70%) DO-178B
1 2 (8.70%) DO-254
1 2 (8.70%) DO-160
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Xilinx
2 2 (8.70%) Cadence
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) EMC
2 2 (8.70%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (8.70%) Altera
2 2 (8.70%) Synopsys
3 1 (4.35%) Lattice Semiconductor
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