The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 205 192 202
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 9 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.16% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.53% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 3
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1611 1516 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.11% 30.73% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1282 1203
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,311 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the West Midlands region.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 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
Staffordshire +4 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Worcestershire -9 3 £37,500 - 2
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also 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 that cited Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 18 (78.26%) Degree
2 15 (65.22%) Electronics
3 13 (56.52%) VHDL
3 13 (56.52%) C++
4 11 (47.83%) MATLAB
4 11 (47.83%) Simulink
5 9 (39.13%) C
6 8 (34.78%) Firmware
6 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 8 (34.78%) Signal Processing
6 8 (34.78%) Algorithms
7 7 (30.43%) IEC 61508
7 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
7 7 (30.43%) Project Management
8 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
8 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
8 6 (26.09%) Chartered Engineer
8 6 (26.09%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
9 5 (21.74%) UML
10 4 (17.39%) VxWorks
10 4 (17.39%) Windows
10 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (17.39%) Validation
10 4 (17.39%) Marketing
10 4 (17.39%) Xilinx
10 4 (17.39%) Mentoring

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also 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 that cited Field-Programmable Gate Array. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Simulink
2 1 (4.35%) Stateflow
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
2 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Mercurial
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (65.22%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) FPGA Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) VHDL
2 8 (34.78%) Algorithms
3 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.70%) Physics
5 1 (4.35%) Verilog
5 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) VxWorks
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
1 8 (34.78%) Signal Processing
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
4 5 (21.74%) UML
5 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) MATLAB
3 9 (39.13%) C
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Xilinx
1 4 (17.39%) Altera
2 3 (13.04%) MKS
3 2 (8.70%) Intel
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago