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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FPGA Engineer
Rank 875 923 858
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -65
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 22 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.007% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.007% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 17
Average salary £52,500 £46,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +1.19%

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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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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 +55 21 £52,500 +13.51% 10
South East +32 9 £55,000 +29.41% 7
London +24 7 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Berkshire - 6 £55,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £53,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £53,750 -
East of England - 2 £53,750 -
South West - 1 £62,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £57,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Thatcham - 1 £50,000 - 1
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -
Surrey - 1 - - 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £52,500 -
Bristol - 1 £62,500 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 - 1

FPGA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 34 (79.07%) VHDL
3 20 (46.51%) Verilog
4 18 (41.86%) Xilinx
5 16 (37.21%) Degree
6 15 (34.88%) Altera
7 14 (32.56%) Electronics
7 14 (32.56%) Algorithms
8 13 (30.23%) C
8 13 (30.23%) Ethernet
9 10 (23.26%) C++
10 9 (20.93%) Linux
11 6 (13.95%) Java
11 6 (13.95%) OO
11 6 (13.95%) EMC
11 6 (13.95%) Device Driver
11 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (11.63%) Signal Processing
13 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
13 4 (9.30%) InfiniBand
13 4 (9.30%) MATLAB
14 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (6.98%) CAE
14 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
14 3 (6.98%) Automotive
14 3 (6.98%) Firmware
14 3 (6.98%) Embedded C
14 3 (6.98%) OpenCL
14 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 2 (4.65%) Digital Signal Processing

FPGA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (2.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.33%) Simulink
1 1 (2.33%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Ethernet
2 4 (9.30%) InfiniBand
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 14 (32.56%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.98%) Automotive
3 2 (4.65%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 34 (79.07%) VHDL
3 20 (46.51%) Verilog
4 14 (32.56%) Algorithms
5 6 (13.95%) Device Driver
6 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.33%) ASIC
8 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (2.33%) Arduino
8 1 (2.33%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) OO
1 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (11.63%) Signal Processing
3 3 (6.98%) CAE
3 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.65%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (4.65%) OOP
5 1 (2.33%) UML
5 1 (2.33%) CAD
5 1 (2.33%) Validation
5 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) Workflow
5 1 (2.33%) Project Management
5 1 (2.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.33%) Image Processing
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) Data Management
5 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.33%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) C
2 10 (23.26%) C++
3 6 (13.95%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) MATLAB
5 3 (6.98%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Xilinx
2 15 (34.88%) Altera
3 6 (13.95%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) MKS
4 1 (2.33%) Mentor Graphics
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £550000 - £551000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 20 days ago