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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 714 816 748
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -68
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 188 108 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 124 79 104
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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
45224 45099 43779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.84% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36331 35104 35360
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Salary Trend in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Salary Histogram in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
(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 +108 184 £46,000 +8.23% 45
South East +45 91 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Hampshire +45 35 £45,000 +42.85% 4
Berkshire +34 29 £50,000 - 3
London +30 29 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East Midlands -13 25 £37,500 -
Newbury - 22 £50,000 -
East of England +6 21 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Havant - 16 £46,750 -
Leicestershire +13 12 £50,000 +53.84%
Surrey +8 11 £46,000 - 2
South West -9 11 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Cambridgeshire +23 9 £42,500 -43.33% 9
Guildford +3 9 £46,750 +1.63%
City of London +32 8 £52,500 -
Loughborough +4 8 £50,000 +66.66%
Andover - 8 £45,000 - 2
Fareham - 7 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge +13 6 £42,500 -43.33% 9
Hertfordshire -5 6 - - 2
Oxford - 6 £45,000 - 1
Suffolk +9 5 £45,000 -
Nottingham -2 5 £36,250 -19.44%
Nottinghamshire -9 5 £36,250 -19.44%
Lincolnshire - 5 £42,500 -
Portsmouth +26 4 - -
Waterlooville - 4 - -
St Helens - 4 £34,000 -
Merseyside - 4 £34,000 -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 180 (53.89%) C++
1 180 (53.89%) VHDL
2 177 (52.99%) C
3 171 (51.20%) Degree
4 126 (37.72%) Electronics
5 116 (34.73%) Firmware
6 94 (28.14%) Software Engineering
7 86 (25.75%) Linux
8 67 (20.06%) Embedded C
9 66 (19.76%) Verilog
10 60 (17.96%) Algorithms
11 56 (16.77%) Manufacturing
12 53 (15.87%) Computer Science
13 52 (15.57%) EMC
14 51 (15.27%) Ethernet
15 47 (14.07%) Xilinx
16 43 (12.87%) Java
16 43 (12.87%) Signal Processing
17 39 (11.68%) JIRA
18 38 (11.38%) Embedded C++
18 38 (11.38%) Device Driver
18 38 (11.38%) Embedded Systems
18 38 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (10.78%) Physics
19 36 (10.78%) Subversion
20 34 (10.18%) Altera
20 34 (10.18%) MATLAB
21 33 (9.88%) TeamCity
22 32 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
22 32 (9.58%) Mathematics

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.60%) SAS
1 2 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (2.99%) Simulink
2 6 (1.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.27%) Ethernet
2 19 (5.69%) Wireless
3 12 (3.59%) Software-Defined Radio
4 11 (3.29%) 3G
5 10 (2.99%) InfiniBand
6 9 (2.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 9 (2.69%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.40%) Internet
8 5 (1.50%) Firewall
9 4 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.60%) SAN
10 2 (0.60%) Skype
11 1 (0.30%) GSM
11 1 (0.30%) DVB
11 1 (0.30%) SSL
11 1 (0.30%) HTTP
11 1 (0.30%) 4G
11 1 (0.30%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 39 (11.68%) JIRA
2 36 (10.78%) Subversion
3 33 (9.88%) TeamCity
4 14 (4.19%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.20%) LLVM
8 4 (1.20%) Eclipse RCP
8 4 (1.20%) GDB
9 3 (0.90%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.60%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.60%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.60%) Redmine
11 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.30%) GNU Toolchain
11 1 (0.30%) GCC
11 1 (0.30%) Carbide.c++
General
1 126 (37.72%) Electronics
2 56 (16.77%) Manufacturing
3 21 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.19%) Marketing
5 12 (3.59%) Military
5 12 (3.59%) Finance
5 12 (3.59%) Aerospace
6 9 (2.69%) Automotive
7 8 (2.40%) Games
8 7 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.60%) Avionics
9 2 (0.60%) Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.30%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 92 (27.54%) Hardware Engineer
2 77 (23.05%) Software Engineer
3 65 (19.46%) Design Engineer
4 54 (16.17%) FPGA Engineer
5 48 (14.37%) Electronics Engineer
6 31 (9.28%) Developer
7 28 (8.38%) FPGA Design Engineer
8 27 (8.08%) Principal Engineer
9 25 (7.49%) Hardware Design Engineer
10 23 (6.89%) Firmware Engineer
10 23 (6.89%) Principal Software Engineer
11 16 (4.79%) FPGA Developer
12 14 (4.19%) Senior Hardware Engineer
12 14 (4.19%) Real Time Software Engineer
12 14 (4.19%) Real Time Engineer
12 14 (4.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 14 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (3.59%) Electrical Engineer
14 11 (3.29%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.29%) STL
1 11 (3.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (2.69%) OpenCL
2 9 (2.69%) JSP
3 4 (1.20%) OpenGL
3 4 (1.20%) Qt
4 3 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.90%) Direct3D
4 3 (0.90%) HTML
4 3 (0.90%) .NET
5 2 (0.60%) SOAP
5 2 (0.60%) OpenCV
6 1 (0.30%) HTML5
6 1 (0.30%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.30%) DirectX
6 1 (0.30%) Middleware
6 1 (0.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 180 (53.89%) VHDL
2 66 (19.76%) Verilog
3 60 (17.96%) Algorithms
4 53 (15.87%) Computer Science
5 38 (11.38%) Embedded Systems
5 38 (11.38%) Device Driver
5 38 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (10.78%) Physics
7 32 (9.58%) Mathematics
8 13 (3.89%) ASIC
9 11 (3.29%) CPLD
10 10 (2.99%) GIS
11 6 (1.80%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.50%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (1.20%) DTV
14 3 (0.90%) Streaming Video
14 3 (0.90%) Arduino
14 3 (0.90%) 3D Printing
14 3 (0.90%) Photography
14 3 (0.90%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 86 (25.75%) Linux
2 24 (7.19%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (5.99%) Windows
4 17 (5.09%) Android
5 11 (3.29%) Mac OS X
6 9 (2.69%) UNIX
7 5 (1.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.60%) CentOS
8 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.60%) Solaris
8 2 (0.60%) SUSE
8 2 (0.60%) Debian
8 2 (0.60%) Fedora
8 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (28.14%) Software Engineering
2 43 (12.87%) Signal Processing
3 32 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (7.78%) OO
5 22 (6.59%) Digital Signal Processing
6 21 (6.29%) Cyber Security
7 20 (5.99%) Video Processing
8 19 (5.69%) Multithreading
8 19 (5.69%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (4.79%) Project Management
10 14 (4.19%) OOP
10 14 (4.19%) Validation
11 12 (3.59%) Android Development
11 12 (3.59%) Image Processing
12 11 (3.29%) Integration Testing
13 10 (2.99%) TDD
13 10 (2.99%) CAD
13 10 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (2.99%) SDLC
14 8 (2.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (53.89%) C++
2 177 (52.99%) C
3 67 (20.06%) Embedded C
4 43 (12.87%) Java
5 38 (11.38%) Embedded C++
6 34 (10.18%) MATLAB
7 32 (9.58%) Python
8 23 (6.89%) Perl
9 21 (6.29%) Tcl
10 15 (4.49%) Assembly Language
10 15 (4.49%) C#
11 8 (2.40%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.20%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.20%) VB
13 3 (0.90%) Ruby
14 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.60%) C-shell
14 2 (0.60%) VB6
14 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 171 (51.20%) Degree
2 31 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.19%) PhD
4 17 (5.09%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.89%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.30%) JTAG
2 1 (0.30%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.30%) DO-254
2 1 (0.30%) DO-160
System Software
1 116 (34.73%) Firmware
2 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Nagios
1 2 (0.60%) ZABBIX
1 2 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (15.57%) EMC
2 47 (14.07%) Xilinx
3 34 (10.18%) Altera
4 23 (6.89%) QNX
5 11 (3.29%) Synplicity
6 10 (2.99%) Synopsys
7 8 (2.40%) Microsoft
7 8 (2.40%) Intel
8 5 (1.50%) Cadence
9 3 (0.90%) SAP
9 3 (0.90%) Mentor Graphics
10 2 (0.60%) Atmel
10 2 (0.60%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco
10 2 (0.60%) Juniper
10 2 (0.60%) Motorola
10 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.60%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.60%) Patsystems
10 2 (0.60%) GL TRADE
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