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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FPGA Engineer
Rank 893 851 870
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 9 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.023% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.025% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 30
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 8 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 19 September 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
(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 -35 9 £42,500 +13.33% 4
South East -13 6 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 5 - -
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
East of England -25 2 £42,500 +14.09% 2
Suffolk - 2 £42,500 -
London -35 1 £50,000 -41.17%
Kent - 1 £42,500 -

FPGA Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (88.24%) VHDL
3 8 (47.06%) Verilog
4 7 (41.18%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (35.29%) C
6 5 (29.41%) Electronics
7 4 (23.53%) Atmel
7 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (23.53%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) Assembly Language
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
9 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.76%) Xilinx
9 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
9 2 (11.76%) Validation
9 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
9 2 (11.76%) Military
9 2 (11.76%) C++
9 2 (11.76%) Java
9 2 (11.76%) Linux
9 2 (11.76%) OO
10 1 (5.88%) Firmware
10 1 (5.88%) Cadence
10 1 (5.88%) Mentoring

FPGA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.76%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (88.24%) VHDL
3 8 (47.06%) Verilog
4 7 (41.18%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
6 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) Validation
2 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C
2 4 (23.53%) Assembly Language
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Atmel
2 2 (11.76%) Xilinx
3 1 (5.88%) Cadence
Gloucester
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £350000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 24 days ago