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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FPGA Engineer
Rank 874 892 888
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 21 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.012% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.013% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 14
Average salary £50,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 31 March 2015 within the UK.

FPGA Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

FPGA Engineer
Top 15 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 31 March 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 -3 20 £51,500 +14.44% 9
Cambridgeshire +19 7 £51,500 +14.44% 1
Cambridge +16 7 £51,500 +14.44% 1
East of England +11 7 £51,500 +14.44% 2
London - 6 £55,000 - 1
South East +8 4 £43,750 +2.94% 1
West Midlands -15 3 £42,500 -5.55%
West Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Malvern - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey -4 1 £50,000 +20.75% 1
Staffordshire -5 1 - -
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Crawley - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -

FPGA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 34 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (67.65%) VHDL
3 20 (58.82%) Verilog
4 16 (47.06%) Xilinx
5 13 (38.24%) Altera
5 13 (38.24%) Electronics
5 13 (38.24%) Algorithms
6 10 (29.41%) Signal Processing
7 9 (26.47%) C
8 8 (23.53%) Ethernet
9 7 (20.59%) Degree
10 5 (14.71%) C++
11 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 4 (11.76%) Firmware
12 3 (8.82%) WiMAX
12 3 (8.82%) Military
12 3 (8.82%) UMTS
12 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 3 (8.82%) Coaching
12 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (8.82%) OpenCL
12 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (8.82%) LTE
12 3 (8.82%) Digital Signal Processing
13 2 (5.88%) Business Development
13 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
13 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
13 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
13 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
13 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++

FPGA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) Simulink
1 1 (2.94%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Ethernet
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) WiMAX
3 3 (8.82%) LTE
3 3 (8.82%) UMTS
4 1 (2.94%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (38.24%) Electronics
2 3 (8.82%) Military
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (67.65%) VHDL
3 20 (58.82%) Verilog
4 13 (38.24%) Algorithms
5 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Signal Processing
2 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
2 3 (8.82%) Coaching
2 3 (8.82%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Network Design
3 2 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.94%) Image Processing
4 1 (2.94%) Requirements Management
4 1 (2.94%) UML
4 1 (2.94%) CAE
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Workflow
4 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C
2 5 (14.71%) C++
3 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
3 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
3 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.94%) Tcl
4 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.94%) JTAG
1 1 (2.94%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Xilinx
2 13 (38.24%) Altera
3 1 (2.94%) Atmel
3 1 (2.94%) EMC
3 1 (2.94%) MKS
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