The table below looks at the statistics for the FPGA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FPGA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
Rank 924 911 927
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 27 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.029% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.030% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 13
Average salary £49,000 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.51% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £65,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +5 27 £49,000 +0.51% 10
South East -12 12 £48,000 -6.34% 1
London +10 10 £44,500 -11.00% 2
East of England +1 4 £56,250 +15.38% 4
Newbury - 4 £51,250 - 1
Brighton - 4 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £51,250 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £56,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £56,000 -
Hampshire +8 2 £53,000 +0.95%
Fareham 0 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Worcestershire -1 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Surrey -1 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Essex -3 1 £56,500 +36.14%
West Midlands -16 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Home Counties - 1 £45,000 -
Worcester - 1 £32,500 -
Colchester - 1 £56,500 -

FPGA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited FPGA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 73 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 50 (68.49%) VHDL
3 42 (57.53%) C
4 39 (53.42%) Electronics
5 33 (45.21%) Firmware
6 28 (38.36%) C++
7 25 (34.25%) Degree
8 20 (27.40%) Schematic Capture
9 18 (24.66%) Embedded Systems
10 17 (23.29%) Xilinx
10 17 (23.29%) Altera
10 17 (23.29%) Verilog
11 15 (20.55%) CPLD
11 15 (20.55%) EMC
12 14 (19.18%) Ethernet
12 14 (19.18%) Manufacturing
12 14 (19.18%) Algorithms
13 13 (17.81%) Linux
14 10 (13.70%) Kalman Filter
15 8 (10.96%) Change Control
16 7 (9.59%) Mathematics
16 7 (9.59%) Finance
17 6 (8.22%) MATLAB
18 5 (6.85%) Aerospace
18 5 (6.85%) OOP
18 5 (6.85%) OO
18 5 (6.85%) Java
18 5 (6.85%) Physics
19 4 (5.48%) Python
19 4 (5.48%) Automotive

FPGA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited FPGA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Mathcad
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
1 1 (1.37%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.11%) DVB
2 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) 3G
3 1 (1.37%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.37%) Software-Defined Radio
General
1 39 (53.42%) Electronics
2 14 (19.18%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.59%) Finance
4 5 (6.85%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.48%) Automotive
6 3 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.74%) Front Office
7 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) OpenCL
2 1 (1.37%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 50 (68.49%) VHDL
3 18 (24.66%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (23.29%) Verilog
5 15 (20.55%) CPLD
6 14 (19.18%) Algorithms
7 7 (9.59%) Mathematics
8 5 (6.85%) Physics
9 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.74%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Schematic Capture
2 10 (13.70%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (10.96%) Change Control
4 5 (6.85%) OO
4 5 (6.85%) OOP
5 4 (5.48%) Digital Signal Processing
5 4 (5.48%) Signal Processing
6 3 (4.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (4.11%) Software Delivery
6 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.11%) Video Processing
7 2 (2.74%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.37%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.37%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (57.53%) C
2 28 (38.36%) C++
3 6 (8.22%) MATLAB
4 5 (6.85%) Java
5 4 (5.48%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.37%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) PhD
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 33 (45.21%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Altera
1 17 (23.29%) Xilinx
2 15 (20.55%) EMC
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.37%) Synplicity
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