The table below looks at the statistics for the FPGA Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FPGA Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FPGA Developer
Rank 883 896 865
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Developer 10 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 2
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -31.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £44,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £50,800 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

FPGA Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FPGA Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

FPGA Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FPGA Developer
Salary Trend

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

FPGA Developer Salary Trend in the UK

FPGA Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FPGA Developer over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

FPGA Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

FPGA Developer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +3 10 £50,000 +8.69%
South East +18 9 £50,000 +8.69%
Surrey +4 5 £46,000 -
Guildford 0 5 £46,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £50,000 -
Newbury - 4 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire -17 1 £67,500 +50.00%
South West -23 1 £67,500 +50.00%
Gloucester - 1 £67,500 -

FPGA Developer
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited FPGA Developer in their job title 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 with FPGA Developer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) C
1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) VHDL
1 17 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (76.47%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) Digital Signal Processing
2 13 (76.47%) Signal Processing
3 12 (70.59%) Software-Defined Radio
3 12 (70.59%) Wireless
3 12 (70.59%) Degree
4 9 (52.94%) JSP
5 7 (41.18%) PhD
5 7 (41.18%) Information Security
5 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
5 7 (41.18%) Physics
6 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Firmware
7 5 (29.41%) Electronics
8 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
8 4 (23.53%) EMC
8 4 (23.53%) Xilinx
8 4 (23.53%) Altera
8 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
8 4 (23.53%) Change Control
9 1 (5.88%) MATLAB

FPGA Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited FPGA Developer in their job title 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 with FPGA Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Wireless
1 12 (70.59%) Software-Defined Radio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) VHDL
1 17 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
2 7 (41.18%) Physics
3 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Digital Signal Processing
1 13 (76.47%) Signal Processing
2 7 (41.18%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (76.47%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) PhD
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) EMC
1 4 (23.53%) Xilinx
1 4 (23.53%) Altera