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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 208 202 185
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 4 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.091% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.28% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.84%
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
1643 1790 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.97% 32.73% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1543 1286
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,700 £60,000
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
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 17 September 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 -9 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Worcestershire -3 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 17 (100.00%) Electronics
2 15 (88.24%) VHDL
3 14 (82.35%) C
4 12 (70.59%) C++
5 7 (41.18%) EMC
5 7 (41.18%) CAD
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) Signal Processing
7 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
8 4 (23.53%) PhD
8 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
8 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) Digital Signal Processing
8 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (11.76%) OOD
10 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
10 2 (11.76%) Simulink
10 2 (11.76%) Project Management
10 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
10 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (11.76%) Static Code Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (5.88%) Military

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (11.76%) Simulink
General
1 17 (100.00%) Electronics
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Design Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Development Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) VHDL
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) CAD
2 6 (35.29%) Signal Processing
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.76%) OOD
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C
2 12 (70.59%) C++
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
4 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) PhD
3 2 (11.76%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) EMC