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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
Rank 860 925 962
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 17 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.031% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.032% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 14
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £40,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +58 16 £50,000 +5.26% 6
South East +44 6 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East of England +4 4 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £50,000 -
London +73 3 £77,500 +93.75% 2
East Sussex +17 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Brighton +9 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Hampshire -1 2 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Loughborough - 2 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire +46 1 £45,000 -12.19%
Oxfordshire +27 1 £36,000 -28.00%
Scotland +26 1 £42,500 - 1
Newbury +14 1 £45,000 -12.19%
South West +11 1 £45,000 -28.00%
City of London - 1 £160,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £45,000 -
Dunfermline - 1 £42,500 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £45,000 -
Fife - 1 £42,500 -

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 35 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 24 (68.57%) Xilinx
3 23 (65.71%) C
4 21 (60.00%) Firmware
5 18 (51.43%) Verilog
6 17 (48.57%) Linux
7 16 (45.71%) C++
7 16 (45.71%) Algorithms
8 15 (42.86%) Altera
8 15 (42.86%) FPGA Design
9 13 (37.14%) Digital Signal Processing
9 13 (37.14%) Signal Processing
9 13 (37.14%) VHDL
10 11 (31.43%) Electronics
11 10 (28.57%) MATLAB
12 8 (22.86%) Validation
12 8 (22.86%) Degree
12 8 (22.86%) Software-Defined Radio
13 7 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (20.00%) GNU Octave
13 7 (20.00%) CPLD
13 7 (20.00%) Video Processing
13 7 (20.00%) Device Driver
13 7 (20.00%) TDMA
13 7 (20.00%) Simulink
13 7 (20.00%) CDMA
14 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
15 5 (14.29%) OpenCL
15 5 (14.29%) Python
16 4 (11.43%) S-PLUS

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 7 (20.00%) GNU Octave
1 7 (20.00%) Simulink
2 4 (11.43%) S-PLUS
3 2 (5.71%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Software-Defined Radio
2 7 (20.00%) CDMA
2 7 (20.00%) TDMA
3 1 (2.86%) 3G
3 1 (2.86%) 4G
3 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (31.43%) Electronics
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 18 (51.43%) Verilog
3 16 (45.71%) Algorithms
4 13 (37.14%) VHDL
5 7 (20.00%) CPLD
5 7 (20.00%) Device Driver
5 7 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.71%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) FPGA Design
2 13 (37.14%) Digital Signal Processing
2 13 (37.14%) Signal Processing
3 8 (22.86%) Validation
4 7 (20.00%) Video Processing
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Computer Vision
7 3 (8.57%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.86%) CAD
9 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (2.86%) High-Frequency Trading
9 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Regression Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Schematic Capture
9 1 (2.86%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C
2 16 (45.71%) C++
3 10 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 5 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PhD
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO13485
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Xilinx
2 15 (42.86%) Altera
3 2 (5.71%) Cadence
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £37k + top benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £85k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kilmarnock
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago