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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 217 195 203
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 2 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.034% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 11
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
1898 1730 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.31% 32.13% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1417 1693
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,925 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 28 July 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
Worcestershire -10 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (75.00%) Electronics
2 8 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) VHDL
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) C
4 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 3 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) Firmware
5 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (25.00%) Simulink
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) VxWorks
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) MKS
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) VB
6 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (25.00%) Simulink
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Military
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DSP Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) MFC
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) VHDL
2 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (8.33%) Verilog
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Physics
5 1 (8.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) VxWorks
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (25.00%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) API Development
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) MKS
1 2 (16.67%) Xilinx
2 1 (8.33%) Altera
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Intel