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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 205 198 202
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 11 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.041% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.13% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
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
1438 1555 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.85% 32.05% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1212 1279 1238
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +8 7 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Worcestershire - 2 £40,750 - 2
Shropshire - 1 £31,000 -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 13 (81.25%) Electronics
3 12 (75.00%) VHDL
4 11 (68.75%) MATLAB
4 11 (68.75%) Simulink
5 9 (56.25%) C++
5 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
5 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
6 8 (50.00%) Project Management
6 8 (50.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
6 8 (50.00%) Signal Processing
6 8 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Firmware
8 3 (18.75%) Xilinx
8 3 (18.75%) Altera
8 3 (18.75%) IEC 61508
9 2 (12.50%) C
9 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
9 2 (12.50%) Military
10 1 (6.25%) SQL
10 1 (6.25%) MFC
10 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
10 1 (6.25%) Windows
10 1 (6.25%) Linux
10 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
10 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
10 1 (6.25%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (68.75%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (81.25%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Military
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Electronics Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) VHDL
2 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
3 8 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) CAD
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) MATLAB
2 9 (56.25%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Xilinx
1 3 (18.75%) Altera
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) Intel
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