The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CPLD in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CPLD over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Complex Programmable Logic Device (CPLD)
Rank 891 901 897
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing CPLD 4 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.010% 0.011% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £40,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -6.25%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41732 45732 42175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.08% 39.89% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 35890 34203
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

CPLD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CPLD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CPLD
Salary Trend

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

CPLD Salary Trend in the UK

CPLD
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CPLD within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
England -10 4 £40,750 +8.66%
North West +12 2 £39,000 -
South East +7 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Kendal - 2 £39,000 -
Cumbria - 2 £39,000 -
West Sussex -1 1 £42,500 +13.33%
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Brighton - 1 £47,500 -
Horsham - 1 £42,500 -

CPLD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CPLD 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 CPLD.

1 6 (85.71%) C
1 6 (85.71%) EMC
1 6 (85.71%) VHDL
1 6 (85.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Electronics
2 5 (71.43%) Firmware
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Xilinx
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Altera
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (28.57%) 3D Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Physics
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) VC++
5 2 (28.57%) PhD
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) MFC
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
5 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
5 2 (28.57%) QNX

CPLD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CPLD 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 CPLD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) GSM
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Design Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Hardware Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Hardware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) VHDL
1 6 (85.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Physics
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) 3D Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 1 (14.29%) CAD
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
2 5 (71.43%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) VC++
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) Xilinx
3 2 (28.57%) Altera
3 2 (28.57%) QNX
4 1 (14.29%) Lattice Semiconductor
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) BMC