The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Altera
Rank 915 850 894
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +44
Permanent jobs citing Altera 2 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.030% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.061% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 14
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57077 54257 60185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.05% 48.86% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 45694 44157 50746
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 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Altera over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Altera Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -28 2 £42,500 -5.55% 13
England -77 2 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Guildford -3 1 £50,000 - 6
Surrey -4 1 £50,000 - 6
Milton Keynes - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -

Altera
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (72.73%) C
3 15 (68.18%) VHDL
4 13 (59.09%) C++
5 11 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (50.00%) Low Latency
6 10 (45.45%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 10 (45.45%) Finance
7 9 (40.91%) Xilinx
8 8 (36.36%) Verilog
8 8 (36.36%) Electronics
8 8 (36.36%) Device Driver
9 7 (31.82%) Degree
10 6 (27.27%) QA
10 6 (27.27%) Business Development
10 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 5 (22.73%) Java
11 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
12 4 (18.18%) Linux
12 4 (18.18%) Image Processing
13 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (13.64%) OpenCL
13 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (13.64%) UML
13 3 (13.64%) OO
13 3 (13.64%) VC++
13 3 (13.64%) RUP
13 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 3 (13.64%) C#

Altera
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Electronics
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) FPGA Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) FPGA Designer
2 7 (31.82%) Designer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Designer
3 6 (27.27%) FPGA Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior FPGA Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) OpenCL
2 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (68.18%) VHDL
3 11 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (36.36%) Verilog
4 8 (36.36%) Device Driver
5 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (13.64%) Firmware
5 3 (13.64%) Fixed Income
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.64%) CUDA
6 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
7 1 (4.55%) ASIC
7 1 (4.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 10 (45.45%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 6 (27.27%) Business Development
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Image Processing
6 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.64%) UML
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) RUP
6 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.64%) Parallel Programming
6 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) CAE
7 1 (4.55%) V-Model
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C
2 13 (59.09%) C++
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) VC++
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) Assembly Language
5 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PhD
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Xilinx
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Intel
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