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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
UK
Rank 828 897 921
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 17 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.030% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.031% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 23
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

FPGA Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

FPGA Engineer
Top 16 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +62 17 £52,500 +5.00% 4
London +58 7 £77,500 +58.16% 1
East of England +28 5 £37,500 -33.62% 1
South East +41 4 £50,000 - 2
Brighton +17 3 £50,000 +5.26%
East Sussex +17 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Hertfordshire +10 3 £37,500 -33.03%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £37,500 -
Cambridge +4 2 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Hampshire +9 1 £47,500 -10.37% 2
Basingstoke - 1 £47,500 - 1
City of London - 1 £160,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £45,000 -

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 42 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 32 (76.19%) Xilinx
3 31 (73.81%) C
4 23 (54.76%) Firmware
5 22 (52.38%) C++
5 22 (52.38%) Verilog
6 21 (50.00%) Altera
6 21 (50.00%) FPGA Design
7 20 (47.62%) Linux
8 18 (42.86%) Algorithms
9 14 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
9 14 (33.33%) Signal Processing
10 11 (26.19%) Electronics
10 11 (26.19%) MATLAB
11 10 (23.81%) Validation
11 10 (23.81%) Device Driver
11 10 (23.81%) VHDL
12 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 9 (21.43%) GNU Octave
12 9 (21.43%) Software-Defined Radio
12 9 (21.43%) CPLD
12 9 (21.43%) TDMA
12 9 (21.43%) Simulink
12 9 (21.43%) CDMA
13 8 (19.05%) Degree
14 7 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (16.67%) Video Processing
14 7 (16.67%) Low Latency
14 7 (16.67%) Finance
15 6 (14.29%) Equities

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 9 (21.43%) GNU Octave
1 9 (21.43%) Simulink
2 4 (9.52%) S-PLUS
3 2 (4.76%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) CDMA
1 9 (21.43%) Software-Defined Radio
1 9 (21.43%) TDMA
General
1 11 (26.19%) Electronics
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 22 (52.38%) Verilog
3 18 (42.86%) Algorithms
4 10 (23.81%) Device Driver
4 10 (23.81%) VHDL
5 9 (21.43%) CPLD
6 7 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (14.29%) Equities
8 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) FPGA Design
2 14 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 14 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 10 (23.81%) Validation
4 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 7 (16.67%) Video Processing
6 4 (9.52%) Computer Vision
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.38%) CAD
8 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.38%) High-Frequency Trading
8 1 (2.38%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.38%) Prototyping
8 1 (2.38%) Regression Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) C
2 22 (52.38%) C++
3 11 (26.19%) MATLAB
4 5 (11.90%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO13485
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Xilinx
2 21 (50.00%) Altera
3 1 (2.38%) Cadence
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