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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 776 803 707
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -96
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 114 130 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.27% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 87 111 140
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%

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
42537 47814 43368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.82% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33559 37750 35151
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 110 £47,500 +11.76% 47
South East +15 34 £45,500 +7.05% 10
London +42 28 £55,000 -33.33% 2
East of England -8 20 £48,000 +16.36% 16
East Midlands +25 10 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Cambridgeshire -17 9 £51,500 +47.14% 9
West Midlands -28 9 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Hampshire -4 8 £40,000 +26.98% 5
Cambridge -8 8 £53,250 +18.33% 8
South West -13 8 £52,500 - 4
Essex +7 7 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Surrey +7 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Staffordshire 0 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £40,000 - 3
Gloucestershire - 6 £52,500 - 1
Derbyshire +18 5 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Derby +16 5 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Guildford +10 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Fareham - 5 £40,000 -
Gloucester - 5 £52,500 -
Colchester -1 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire -1 4 £47,500 +11.76%
City of London - 4 £42,000 -
Reading - 4 £47,500 -
Kent +17 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Malvern 0 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Worcestershire -4 3 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Stafford - 3 £37,500 - 1
Chinnor - 3 - -
Edinburgh +16 2 - - 2

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 133 (53.85%) VHDL
2 115 (46.56%) Electronics
3 106 (42.91%) Degree
4 98 (39.68%) C
5 85 (34.41%) C++
6 68 (27.53%) Firmware
7 53 (21.46%) Verilog
8 49 (19.84%) Xilinx
9 43 (17.41%) Embedded Systems
9 43 (17.41%) Linux
10 41 (16.60%) Altera
10 41 (16.60%) Software Engineering
10 41 (16.60%) Signal Processing
11 39 (15.79%) Security Cleared
11 39 (15.79%) Telecoms
12 38 (15.38%) Computer Science
12 38 (15.38%) Algorithms
13 34 (13.77%) EMC
14 30 (12.15%) MATLAB
14 30 (12.15%) Physics
15 27 (10.93%) Military
16 26 (10.53%) CAD
16 26 (10.53%) SC Cleared
17 25 (10.12%) Ethernet
17 25 (10.12%) TCP/IP
18 23 (9.31%) Assembly Language
18 23 (9.31%) Device Driver
19 22 (8.91%) Finance
19 22 (8.91%) Embedded C
20 21 (8.50%) Project Management

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 19 (7.69%) Simulink
2 4 (1.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.12%) Ethernet
1 25 (10.12%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.45%) SAN
2 11 (4.45%) Wireless
3 7 (2.83%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 7 (2.83%) Software-Defined Radio
4 5 (2.02%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (2.02%) Multicast
5 4 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.21%) DVB
6 3 (1.21%) SSL
7 2 (0.81%) UMTS
7 2 (0.81%) Internet
7 2 (0.81%) LTE
7 2 (0.81%) WiMAX
8 1 (0.40%) Network Security
8 1 (0.40%) Profibus
8 1 (0.40%) InfiniBand
8 1 (0.40%) GSM
Development Applications
1 12 (4.86%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.62%) Subversion
5 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.21%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.21%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.40%) JIRA
7 1 (0.40%) GCC
7 1 (0.40%) GDB
7 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.40%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.40%) LLVM
General
1 115 (46.56%) Electronics
2 39 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 27 (10.93%) Military
4 22 (8.91%) Finance
5 20 (8.10%) Manufacturing
6 19 (7.69%) Aerospace
7 12 (4.86%) Marketing
7 12 (4.86%) Avionics
8 9 (3.64%) Automotive
9 8 (3.24%) Banking
10 3 (1.21%) Games
11 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (23.89%) Hardware Engineer
2 49 (19.84%) Electronics Engineer
3 37 (14.98%) Design Engineer
3 37 (14.98%) FPGA Engineer
4 27 (10.93%) Software Engineer
5 26 (10.53%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 19 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (6.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 16 (6.48%) Developer
9 12 (4.86%) FPGA Design Engineer
10 11 (4.45%) Hardware Design Engineer
11 10 (4.05%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (4.05%) Senior Design Engineer
12 9 (3.64%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.64%) Architect
12 9 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.24%) Administrator
13 8 (3.24%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.24%) Network Architect
13 8 (3.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.24%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (2.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (2.83%) MFC
2 7 (2.83%) STL
2 7 (2.83%) OpenCL
3 6 (2.43%) Qt
4 3 (1.21%) XML
4 3 (1.21%) JSP
5 2 (0.81%) OpenCV
6 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 133 (53.85%) VHDL
2 53 (21.46%) Verilog
3 43 (17.41%) Embedded Systems
4 38 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 38 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 30 (12.15%) Physics
6 23 (9.31%) Device Driver
7 21 (8.50%) Mathematics
8 13 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (4.45%) ASIC
10 8 (3.24%) Replication
10 8 (3.24%) Clustering
10 8 (3.24%) Eurex
11 5 (2.02%) CPLD
11 5 (2.02%) Chip and PIN
11 5 (2.02%) GIS
12 3 (1.21%) DTV
12 3 (1.21%) STB
12 3 (1.21%) Cryptography
12 3 (1.21%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.41%) Linux
2 16 (6.48%) Windows
3 10 (4.05%) UNIX
4 9 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (3.24%) CentOS
5 8 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.24%) Solaris
5 8 (3.24%) SUSE
5 8 (3.24%) Debian
5 8 (3.24%) Fedora
5 8 (3.24%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.83%) Android
7 4 (1.62%) VxWorks
8 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.60%) Software Engineering
1 41 (16.60%) Signal Processing
2 26 (10.53%) CAD
3 21 (8.50%) Project Management
3 21 (8.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 19 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 18 (7.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 12 (4.86%) Coaching
6 12 (4.86%) UML
7 11 (4.45%) Low Latency
8 10 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (4.05%) OO
9 9 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (3.64%) Business Development
9 9 (3.64%) Performance Analysis
9 9 (3.64%) Line Management
10 8 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (3.24%) Cyber Security
10 8 (3.24%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 8 (3.24%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 98 (39.68%) C
2 85 (34.41%) C++
3 30 (12.15%) MATLAB
4 23 (9.31%) Assembly Language
5 22 (8.91%) Embedded C
6 17 (6.88%) Python
7 15 (6.07%) Java
8 11 (4.45%) Perl
9 9 (3.64%) C#
9 9 (3.64%) Embedded C++
10 8 (3.24%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.24%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.43%) Tcl
12 5 (2.02%) VBA
13 4 (1.62%) VB
14 3 (1.21%) Ada
14 3 (1.21%) VC++
15 2 (0.81%) SQL
16 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 106 (42.91%) Degree
2 39 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 26 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.86%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.64%) PhD
6 6 (2.43%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.86%) DO-254
2 11 (4.45%) IEC 61508
3 8 (3.24%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.24%) JTAG
4 4 (1.62%) DO-178B
5 3 (1.21%) DO-160
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 68 (27.53%) Firmware
2 8 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.24%) Nagios
1 8 (3.24%) ZABBIX
1 8 (3.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (19.84%) Xilinx
2 41 (16.60%) Altera
3 34 (13.77%) EMC
4 11 (4.45%) Cadence
5 8 (3.24%) Patsystems
5 8 (3.24%) GL TRADE
5 8 (3.24%) VMware
5 8 (3.24%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.24%) NYFIX
6 7 (2.83%) Intel
7 5 (2.02%) Juniper
7 5 (2.02%) Cisco
7 5 (2.02%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.62%) Atmel
8 4 (1.62%) BT
9 3 (1.21%) MKS
9 3 (1.21%) Green Hills
9 3 (1.21%) IBM
9 3 (1.21%) Mentor Graphics
9 3 (1.21%) Synopsys
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