The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Altera products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Altera over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Altera Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Altera
Rank 882 880 852
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Permanent jobs citing Altera 9 9 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.008% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.017% 0.018% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 41
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53612 51243 56416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.63% 47.73% 48.47%
Number of salaries quoted 42569 41941 47081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Altera
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Altera within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Altera Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Altera
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Altera within the UK.

Altera Salary Trend in the UK

Altera
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Altera within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
England -23 9 £35,000 -22.22% 9
South East +8 8 - - 5
Oxfordshire - 8 - - 1
North West -9 1 £35,000 -33.01% 3
Runcorn - 1 £35,000 - 3
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 - 3

Altera
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Altera 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 Altera.

1 15 (93.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (75.00%) Xilinx
3 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 10 (62.50%) Electronics
3 10 (62.50%) ASIC
4 8 (50.00%) Physics
4 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) C++
6 5 (31.25%) C
6 5 (31.25%) Firmware
7 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
8 3 (18.75%) Embedded C++
8 3 (18.75%) Validation
8 3 (18.75%) VHDL
8 3 (18.75%) Cadence
9 2 (12.50%) IC Design
9 2 (12.50%) Verilog
9 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (12.50%) Electronic Design Automation
9 2 (12.50%) Tcl
9 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 2 (12.50%) Perl
9 2 (12.50%) UNIX
9 2 (12.50%) OO
9 2 (12.50%) SAS
9 2 (12.50%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 2 (12.50%) Synopsys
9 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel

Altera
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Altera 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 Altera. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.25%) DECT
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) GCC
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (62.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (62.50%) ASIC
3 8 (50.00%) Physics
3 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) VHDL
5 2 (12.50%) Verilog
5 2 (12.50%) SystemC
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (6.25%) Mechatronics
6 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 2 (12.50%) IC Design
2 2 (12.50%) Electronic Design Automation
2 2 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Image Processing
3 1 (6.25%) Video Processing
3 1 (6.25%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) C
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C++
5 2 (12.50%) Tcl
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Xilinx
2 3 (18.75%) Cadence
3 2 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (12.50%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (12.50%) Synopsys
4 1 (6.25%) Actel
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, bupa etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + contributary pension, bonus, bupa etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bomus, pension, life assurance
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago