Period
to 21 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FPGA in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FPGA over the 6 months to 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 206 136 248
Rank change year-on-year -70 +112 +80
Permanent jobs citing FPGA 37 18 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 0.75% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 2.13% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 12
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £42,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +20.00%
75th Percentile - £87,500 £52,813
90th Percentile - - £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +29.41% -10.53%

FPGA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,619 847 2,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.62% 35.22% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 867 585 1,611
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £34,472 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £64,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

FPGA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing FPGA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for FPGA in the East of England

FPGA
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FPGA in the East of England.

Salary trend for FPGA in the East of England

FPGA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Hertfordshire -61 23 - - 6
Cambridgeshire -40 14 - - 13
Essex -21 4 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 2
FPGA
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, IT jobs citing FPGA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for FPGA.

1 16 (43.24%) C++
1 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
2 15 (40.54%) Degree
3 14 (37.84%) Xilinx
3 14 (37.84%) Simulink
4 13 (35.14%) Altera
5 12 (32.43%) Software Architecture
5 12 (32.43%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (32.43%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (32.43%) SysML
5 12 (32.43%) Aerospace
5 12 (32.43%) Automotive
5 12 (32.43%) UML
5 12 (32.43%) Algorithms
5 12 (32.43%) Systems Engineering
6 11 (29.73%) Electronics
7 10 (27.03%) Validation
7 10 (27.03%) VHDL
7 10 (27.03%) C
8 9 (24.32%) Wireless
8 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
8 9 (24.32%) Finance
8 9 (24.32%) Public Sector
8 9 (24.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 6 (16.22%) Social Skills
9 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (16.22%) Verilog
9 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
10 5 (13.51%) Physics

FPGA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Simulink
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Wireless
2 4 (10.81%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (32.43%) Aerospace
1 12 (32.43%) Automotive
2 11 (29.73%) Electronics
3 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 9 (24.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
3 9 (24.32%) Public Sector
4 6 (16.22%) Social Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Architect
1 12 (32.43%) Software Architect
1 12 (32.43%) Technical Architect
1 12 (32.43%) Technical Specialist
2 11 (29.73%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) FPGA Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Graduate
3 5 (13.51%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Verification Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Radio Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) JSP
2 3 (8.11%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Algorithms
1 12 (32.43%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (27.03%) VHDL
3 6 (16.22%) Verilog
4 5 (13.51%) Life Science
5 4 (10.81%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (10.81%) Cyberattack
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.70%) PCIe
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
2 12 (32.43%) Software Architecture
2 12 (32.43%) SysML
2 12 (32.43%) Systems Engineering
2 12 (32.43%) UML
3 10 (27.03%) Validation
4 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
4 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
4 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.51%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Innovative Thinking
5 5 (13.51%) Physics
5 5 (13.51%) Signal Processing
6 4 (10.81%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.81%) Digital Signal Processing
6 4 (10.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) C++
2 10 (27.03%) C
3 4 (10.81%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) Bash
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Xilinx
2 13 (35.14%) Altera
3 1 (2.70%) Actel
3 1 (2.70%) Intel
3 1 (2.70%) Microsemi