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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
Rank 897 946 969
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 35 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.030% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 18
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 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 29 June 2016 within the UK.

FPGA Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

FPGA Engineer
Top 23 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 29 June 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 +50 32 £45,000 -10.00% 5
South East +44 12 £47,500 -5.00%
North West +39 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Manchester +5 9 £37,500 +7.14%
South West +28 6 £55,000 +10.00%
East Sussex - 6 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 6 £45,000 -
Brighton - 6 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 5 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £55,000 -
East of England +29 4 £42,500 -20.56% 1
Suffolk +10 4 £42,500 -20.56%
Scotland +11 3 £52,500 -
Andover - 3 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £53,750 -
West Midlands - 1 £31,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £31,500 -
Fife - 1 £42,500 -
Dorset - 1 £47,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £44,000 -
Hereford - 1 £31,500 -
Fareham - 1 £57,500 -
Dunfermline - 1 £42,500 -

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 66 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 46 (69.70%) Electronics
3 37 (56.06%) Firmware
4 34 (51.52%) VHDL
5 27 (40.91%) C
6 26 (39.39%) Embedded Systems
6 26 (39.39%) Degree
7 19 (28.79%) Verilog
8 17 (25.76%) C++
9 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
10 15 (22.73%) CPLD
11 14 (21.21%) Linux
12 13 (19.70%) Xilinx
12 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
12 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
13 11 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
13 11 (16.67%) Multithreading
13 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 11 (16.67%) Assembly Language
14 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
14 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
15 8 (12.12%) Altera
15 8 (12.12%) Ethernet
16 7 (10.61%) Embedded C
16 7 (10.61%) Schematic Capture
17 6 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics
18 5 (7.58%) Cryptography
19 4 (6.06%) Validation
20 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
20 3 (4.55%) Finance

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 (1.52%) Mathcad
1 1 (1.52%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.12%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.03%) 3G
3 2 (3.03%) DVB
4 1 (1.52%) 4G
4 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.52%) RS-485
4 1 (1.52%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 46 (69.70%) Electronics
2 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 66 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 34 (51.52%) VHDL
3 26 (39.39%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (28.79%) Verilog
5 15 (22.73%) CPLD
6 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
7 5 (7.58%) Cryptography
8 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (10.61%) Schematic Capture
4 4 (6.06%) Validation
5 3 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (4.55%) Signal Processing
6 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.03%) Information Assurance
6 2 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.03%) Software Delivery
6 2 (3.03%) Video Processing
7 1 (1.52%) CAE
7 1 (1.52%) Image Processing
7 1 (1.52%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.52%) OO
7 1 (1.52%) OOP
7 1 (1.52%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) C
2 17 (25.76%) C++
3 11 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 7 (10.61%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.52%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) Degree
2 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) DO-254
2 1 (1.52%) ISO13485
System Software
1 37 (56.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Xilinx
2 8 (12.12%) Altera
3 6 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (4.55%) Synplicity
5 2 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (1.52%) Actel
6 1 (1.52%) Cadence
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £4500 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago