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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
Rank 905 951 963
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 22 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.031% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 13
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £51,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +46.42%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 July 2016 within the UK.

FPGA Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

FPGA Engineer
Top 21 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 27 July 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 +15 20 £46,250 -11.90% 5
South East +13 11 £47,500 -13.63%
Hampshire +6 5 £45,000 -21.73%
East Sussex - 5 £47,500 -
North West - 5 £37,500 -
Brighton - 5 £47,500 -
Manchester - 5 £37,500 -
South West +15 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland +3 2 £42,500 - 1
Andover - 2 £45,000 -
Dunfermline - 2 £42,500 - 1
Fife - 2 £42,500 - 1
Newbury +2 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Berkshire +1 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Fareham -14 1 £57,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £44,000 -
Hereford - 1 £31,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £31,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £31,500 -

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 59 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 42 (71.19%) Electronics
3 34 (57.63%) Firmware
4 30 (50.85%) VHDL
5 25 (42.37%) Degree
6 24 (40.68%) C
7 22 (37.29%) Embedded Systems
8 17 (28.81%) Verilog
9 16 (27.12%) C++
9 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
10 14 (23.73%) CPLD
10 14 (23.73%) Xilinx
11 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
11 13 (22.03%) Linux
12 11 (18.64%) Multithreading
12 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
12 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
12 11 (18.64%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (18.64%) Assembly Language
13 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
14 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
15 7 (11.86%) Altera
15 7 (11.86%) Embedded C
15 7 (11.86%) Schematic Capture
16 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
16 6 (10.17%) Mentor Graphics
17 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
18 4 (6.78%) Validation
19 2 (3.39%) ISO13485
19 2 (3.39%) Prototyping

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 1 (1.69%) Mathcad
1 1 (1.69%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.69%) 3G
3 1 (1.69%) 4G
3 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.69%) RS-485
3 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 42 (71.19%) Electronics
2 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 30 (50.85%) VHDL
3 22 (37.29%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (28.81%) Verilog
5 14 (23.73%) CPLD
6 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
7 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Multithreading
2 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.86%) Schematic Capture
4 4 (6.78%) Validation
5 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (3.39%) Information Assurance
5 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.39%) Prototyping
6 1 (1.69%) CAE
6 1 (1.69%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (1.69%) Image Processing
6 1 (1.69%) OO
6 1 (1.69%) OOP
6 1 (1.69%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) C
2 16 (27.12%) C++
3 11 (18.64%) Assembly Language
4 7 (11.86%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Degree
2 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) DO-254
1 2 (3.39%) ISO13485
System Software
1 34 (57.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Xilinx
2 7 (11.86%) Altera
3 6 (10.17%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (3.39%) Cadence
4 2 (3.39%) EMC
4 2 (3.39%) Synplicity
5 1 (1.69%) Actel
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