The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had FPGA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
Rank 892 913 968
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +55
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 26 50 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.046% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.048% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 26 46 10
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured FPGA Engineer in the job title.

FPGA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FPGA Engineer
Salary Trend

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

FPGA Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

FPGA Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 within the UK.

FPGA Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

FPGA Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 24 £45,000 -10.00% 5
South East +24 15 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Brighton +13 6 £50,000 +5.26%
East Sussex +6 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
East of England - 6 £45,000 -
Hampshire +12 5 £35,000 -39.13% 2
East Midlands +19 3 £55,000 +51.72%
Berkshire -1 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Newbury -5 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Loughborough - 3 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland +25 2 £42,500 -
Thatcham -6 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Dunfermline - 2 £42,500 -
Fife - 2 £42,500 -
Petersfield - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £36,000 -

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, FPGA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring FPGA Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 39 (61.90%) Firmware
3 36 (57.14%) Electronics
4 30 (47.62%) C
5 28 (44.44%) Xilinx
6 27 (42.86%) VHDL
7 24 (38.10%) C++
7 24 (38.10%) Linux
8 23 (36.51%) Verilog
9 21 (33.33%) Degree
10 19 (30.16%) Embedded Systems
11 14 (22.22%) CPLD
11 14 (22.22%) Altera
11 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 14 (22.22%) Algorithms
12 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
12 12 (19.05%) Digital Signal Processing
12 12 (19.05%) Signal Processing
13 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
14 9 (14.29%) Multithreading
14 9 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (14.29%) Validation
14 9 (14.29%) MATLAB
15 7 (11.11%) Software-Defined Radio
16 6 (9.52%) GNU Octave
16 6 (9.52%) CDMA
16 6 (9.52%) Simulink
16 6 (9.52%) TDMA
16 6 (9.52%) Device Driver
16 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (9.52%) GNU Octave
1 6 (9.52%) Simulink
2 3 (4.76%) S-PLUS
3 2 (3.17%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.11%) Software-Defined Radio
3 6 (9.52%) CDMA
3 6 (9.52%) TDMA
4 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.59%) 3G
5 1 (1.59%) 4G
5 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.59%) RS-485
5 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 36 (57.14%) Electronics
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 27 (42.86%) VHDL
3 23 (36.51%) Verilog
4 19 (30.16%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 14 (22.22%) CPLD
6 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
7 6 (9.52%) Device Driver
8 5 (7.94%) Cryptography
9 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Digital Signal Processing
1 12 (19.05%) Signal Processing
1 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 9 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 9 (14.29%) Validation
3 6 (9.52%) Video Processing
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Vision
4 3 (4.76%) Prototyping
4 3 (4.76%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (1.59%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) C
2 24 (38.10%) C++
3 9 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 5 (7.94%) Assembly Language
4 5 (7.94%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) ISO13485
System Software
1 39 (61.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Xilinx
2 14 (22.22%) Altera
3 5 (7.94%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (4.76%) Cadence
5 2 (3.17%) Synplicity
6 1 (1.59%) Actel
6 1 (1.59%) EMC
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