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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank - 214 196
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 0 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.11% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
1791 1759 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.37% 32.25% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1428 1727
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (71.43%) C++
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) VHDL
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 2 (28.57%) Simulink
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Xilinx
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
4 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) MKS
5 1 (14.29%) API Development
5 1 (14.29%) Altera
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (28.57%) Simulink
2 1 (14.29%) Stateflow
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DSP Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) VHDL
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Verilog
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
1 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
1 2 (28.57%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) API Development
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) MKS
1 2 (28.57%) Xilinx
2 1 (14.29%) Altera
2 1 (14.29%) SAP