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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 765 720 725
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +5
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 132 171 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 94 125 119
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £80,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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
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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 -35 131 £47,500 +5.55% 60
South East -1 55 £49,500 +10.00% 30
South West +10 19 £39,500 -12.22% 6
Surrey +9 16 £50,000 +62.60% 15
London +5 16 £52,500 -34.37% 3
East of England -46 16 £60,000 +60.00% 11
Cambridge -10 14 £65,000 +100.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -16 14 £65,000 +100.00% 6
Guildford - 14 £50,000 - 10
East Midlands +33 13 £40,000 - 6
Hampshire -17 13 £47,500 - 5
Brighton -19 13 £52,500 +11.70%
East Sussex -21 13 £52,500 +11.70%
West Midlands +2 11 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Fareham - 10 £50,000 - 3
Derbyshire +21 8 £40,000 -3.03%
Derby +12 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Staffordshire +8 7 £50,000 +42.85%
Gloucestershire -10 7 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Bristol +9 6 £40,000 -15.34% 4
Oxfordshire +6 6 £82,500 +83.33% 4
Leicestershire +25 5 £40,000 - 1
Crawley +5 5 - -
West Sussex +1 5 - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £50,000 -
Loughborough - 4 £40,000 -
Oxford +3 3 - - 1
Cheltenham -8 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Uxbridge - 3 £60,000 -
Leicester +32 2 £42,500 - 1

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 103 (43.64%) VHDL
2 101 (42.80%) C
3 99 (41.95%) Degree
4 98 (41.53%) Electronics
5 72 (30.51%) C++
6 60 (25.42%) Software Engineering
7 59 (25.00%) Firmware
8 47 (19.92%) Embedded Systems
9 43 (18.22%) Physics
9 43 (18.22%) Signal Processing
10 37 (15.68%) Computer Science
11 36 (15.25%) Linux
11 36 (15.25%) Xilinx
12 34 (14.41%) Telecoms
13 33 (13.98%) Verilog
13 33 (13.98%) EMC
14 32 (13.56%) Assembly Language
15 31 (13.14%) Finance
16 29 (12.29%) Algorithms
16 29 (12.29%) MATLAB
17 28 (11.86%) CAD
18 26 (11.02%) Manufacturing
18 26 (11.02%) Security Cleared
19 25 (10.59%) Military
19 25 (10.59%) Altera
20 24 (10.17%) ASIC
20 24 (10.17%) Device Driver
21 23 (9.75%) Project Management
22 22 (9.32%) Java
22 22 (9.32%) Embedded C

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (1.69%) IIS
1 4 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (8.05%) Simulink
2 7 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.85%) Mathematica
3 2 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.05%) Ethernet
2 16 (6.78%) Wireless
3 11 (4.66%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.69%) SAN
4 4 (1.69%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.69%) Multicast
4 4 (1.69%) Software-Defined Radio
5 3 (1.27%) 3G
5 3 (1.27%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.27%) GSM
6 2 (0.85%) UMTS
6 2 (0.85%) SSL
6 2 (0.85%) DVB
6 2 (0.85%) WiMAX
6 2 (0.85%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.85%) LTE
6 2 (0.85%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.42%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (0.42%) TDMA
Development Applications
1 8 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.12%) Subversion
2 5 (2.12%) WinDbg
2 5 (2.12%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.69%) IntelliJ
4 3 (1.27%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.27%) Hudson
5 2 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.42%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.42%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.42%) LLVM
6 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.42%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 98 (41.53%) Electronics
2 34 (14.41%) Telecoms
3 31 (13.14%) Finance
4 26 (11.02%) Manufacturing
5 25 (10.59%) Military
6 19 (8.05%) Aerospace
7 12 (5.08%) Avionics
8 9 (3.81%) Marketing
9 8 (3.39%) Automotive
10 7 (2.97%) Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Legal
11 1 (0.42%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (25.85%) Electronics Engineer
2 43 (18.22%) Hardware Engineer
3 34 (14.41%) Design Engineer
4 28 (11.86%) Software Engineer
5 25 (10.59%) Developer
6 20 (8.47%) FPGA Engineer
6 20 (8.47%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 19 (8.05%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (5.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 13 (5.51%) Principal Engineer
8 13 (5.51%) Senior Design Engineer
8 13 (5.51%) FPGA Developer
9 10 (4.24%) Development Engineer
10 8 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.39%) Architect
11 7 (2.97%) Network Architect
12 6 (2.54%) Hardware Design Engineer
12 6 (2.54%) FPGA Design Engineer
12 6 (2.54%) Graduate
12 6 (2.54%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.51%) .NET
2 11 (4.66%) OpenGL
2 11 (4.66%) Direct3D
3 9 (3.81%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (2.54%) HTML
4 6 (2.54%) OpenCL
5 5 (2.12%) JSP
5 5 (2.12%) XML
6 4 (1.69%) JSON
6 4 (1.69%) Silverlight
6 4 (1.69%) JNI
6 4 (1.69%) STL
6 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.69%) CSS
6 4 (1.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.69%) REST
6 4 (1.69%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (0.85%) MFC
8 1 (0.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (43.64%) VHDL
2 47 (19.92%) Embedded Systems
3 43 (18.22%) Physics
4 37 (15.68%) Computer Science
5 33 (13.98%) Verilog
6 29 (12.29%) Algorithms
7 24 (10.17%) ASIC
7 24 (10.17%) Device Driver
8 19 (8.05%) Mathematics
9 14 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (4.66%) Visualisation
10 11 (4.66%) 3D Graphics
10 11 (4.66%) Streaming Video
11 5 (2.12%) MPEG
11 5 (2.12%) CPLD
12 4 (1.69%) Replication
12 4 (1.69%) Clustering
13 3 (1.27%) DTV
13 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.27%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.25%) Linux
2 17 (7.20%) Windows
3 14 (5.93%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (2.54%) UNIX
5 4 (1.69%) CentOS
5 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.69%) SUSE
5 4 (1.69%) Debian
5 4 (1.69%) Fedora
5 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.42%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.42%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.42%) Software Engineering
2 43 (18.22%) Signal Processing
3 28 (11.86%) CAD
4 23 (9.75%) Project Management
5 20 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.47%) Digital Signal Processing
6 15 (6.36%) Embedded Software Development
6 15 (6.36%) Low Latency
7 11 (4.66%) Line Management
8 10 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (4.24%) Validation
9 9 (3.81%) OO
9 9 (3.81%) Mentoring
9 9 (3.81%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (3.39%) Image Processing
10 8 (3.39%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.39%) Information Security
10 8 (3.39%) Business Development
11 7 (2.97%) Requirements Management
11 7 (2.97%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (42.80%) C
2 72 (30.51%) C++
3 32 (13.56%) Assembly Language
4 29 (12.29%) MATLAB
5 22 (9.32%) Embedded C
5 22 (9.32%) Java
6 20 (8.47%) C#
7 18 (7.63%) Python
8 15 (6.36%) Perl
9 10 (4.24%) Embedded C++
10 6 (2.54%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.12%) SQL
11 5 (2.12%) VBA
11 5 (2.12%) Tcl
11 5 (2.12%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.69%) Ada
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
13 1 (0.42%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 99 (41.95%) Degree
2 26 (11.02%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.81%) PhD
5 8 (3.39%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (2.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.97%) DO-254
2 6 (2.54%) JTAG
2 6 (2.54%) IEC 61508
3 5 (2.12%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.27%) QA
5 2 (0.85%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.85%) DO-160
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 59 (25.00%) Firmware
2 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) Nagios
1 4 (1.69%) ZABBIX
1 4 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (15.25%) Xilinx
2 33 (13.98%) EMC
3 25 (10.59%) Altera
4 8 (3.39%) Cadence
5 6 (2.54%) Atmel
6 4 (1.69%) SolarWinds
6 4 (1.69%) Patsystems
6 4 (1.69%) GL TRADE
6 4 (1.69%) VMware
6 4 (1.69%) Cisco
6 4 (1.69%) Juniper
6 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.69%) NYFIX
7 3 (1.27%) IBM
7 3 (1.27%) Intel
7 3 (1.27%) Synopsys
8 2 (0.85%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (0.85%) BT
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.42%) Sun
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