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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FPGA Engineer
Rank 878 922 876
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -46
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 19 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.009% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 21
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015 within the UK.

FPGA Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

FPGA Engineer
Top 17 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 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +52 17 £53,750 +26.47% 6
London +51 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East of England +23 5 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Cambridge +21 4 £52,000 +15.55%
Cambridgeshire +13 4 £52,000 +15.55%
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

FPGA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 39 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 27 (69.23%) VHDL
3 22 (56.41%) Verilog
4 19 (48.72%) Xilinx
5 17 (43.59%) Altera
6 16 (41.03%) Electronics
7 15 (38.46%) Algorithms
8 10 (25.64%) Degree
8 10 (25.64%) C
9 9 (23.08%) Ethernet
10 7 (17.95%) Signal Processing
11 5 (12.82%) C++
12 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
12 4 (10.26%) Firmware
12 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (10.26%) OpenCL
13 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 3 (7.69%) Coaching
13 3 (7.69%) CAE
13 3 (7.69%) Device Driver
13 3 (7.69%) Military
14 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
14 2 (5.13%) Wireless
14 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
14 2 (5.13%) EMC
14 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
14 2 (5.13%) Python
14 2 (5.13%) Linux
14 2 (5.13%) Subversion

FPGA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.56%) Simulink
1 1 (2.56%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Ethernet
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) InfiniBand
4 1 (2.56%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (2.56%) WiMAX
4 1 (2.56%) LTE
4 1 (2.56%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (41.03%) Electronics
2 3 (7.69%) Military
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 27 (69.23%) VHDL
3 22 (56.41%) Verilog
4 15 (38.46%) Algorithms
5 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.69%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Signal Processing
2 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.69%) Coaching
3 3 (7.69%) CAE
4 2 (5.13%) Network Design
4 2 (5.13%) Business Development
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Image Processing
5 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (2.56%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.56%) UML
5 1 (2.56%) OO
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Workflow
5 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) C
2 5 (12.82%) C++
3 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
3 2 (5.13%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Xilinx
2 17 (43.59%) Altera
3 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (2.56%) Atmel
4 1 (2.56%) MKS
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 23 days ago