The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 101 104
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 10 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.73% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.38% 1.00% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 8
Median salary £53,750 £35,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.57% -42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

Field-Programmable Gate Array is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 725 600 657
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 52.88% 50.85% 44.82%
Number of salaries quoted 553 498 544
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in Cambridge

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 19 (79.17%) C++
2 15 (62.50%) Degree
3 14 (58.33%) C
4 13 (54.17%) Signal Processing
5 12 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 12 (50.00%) MATLAB
6 11 (45.83%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (45.83%) Wireless
6 11 (45.83%) Python
6 11 (45.83%) Bluetooth
6 11 (45.83%) ASIC
6 11 (45.83%) Mathematics
6 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
7 9 (37.50%) FPGA Design
8 8 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (33.33%) Verilog
9 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
10 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (25.00%) DVB
10 6 (25.00%) SystemC
10 6 (25.00%) LTE
11 5 (20.83%) Algorithms
11 5 (20.83%) Internet of Things
11 5 (20.83%) Qt
11 5 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (20.83%) Smartphone
11 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
11 5 (20.83%) OFDM
11 5 (20.83%) OOP
11 5 (20.83%) Internet

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Bluetooth
1 11 (45.83%) Wi-Fi
1 11 (45.83%) Wireless
2 6 (25.00%) DVB
2 6 (25.00%) LTE
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
3 5 (20.83%) OFDM
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) FPGA Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) ASIC Design Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) ASIC Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Digital Design Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior ASIC Design Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior ASIC Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) DSP Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) MATLAB Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (20.83%) POSIX
1 5 (20.83%) Qt
1 5 (20.83%) STL
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) ASIC
1 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 8 (33.33%) Verilog
3 6 (25.00%) SystemC
4 5 (20.83%) Algorithms
4 5 (20.83%) Internet of Things
4 5 (20.83%) Smartphone
4 5 (20.83%) VHDL
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Signal Processing
2 12 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 11 (45.83%) Mathematics
4 9 (37.50%) FPGA Design
5 8 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
7 5 (20.83%) OOP
8 3 (12.50%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) UML
9 2 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
9 2 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C++
2 14 (58.33%) C
3 12 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 11 (45.83%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Xilinx
2 2 (8.33%) Altera