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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 27 May 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
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 212 166 174
Rank change year-on-year -46 +8 +116
Permanent jobs citing FPGA 65 29 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 0.72% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 1.90% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 27
10th Percentile - £44,150 £39,000
25th Percentile - £44,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile - £87,500 £95,000
90th Percentile - - -
England median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +16.67% -10.00%

FPGA is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,394 1,529 1,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 49.49% 38.20% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,009 761 1,152
10th Percentile £28,117 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,962
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +9.47% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,250 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,050 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - +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 27 May 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
Bedfordshire - 25 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -32 22 - - 10
Hertfordshire -45 17 - - 7
Essex -38 9 - -
FPGA
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 41 (63.08%) VHDL
2 38 (58.46%) Digital Signal Processing
2 38 (58.46%) Signal Processing
3 34 (52.31%) Software-Defined Radio
4 30 (46.15%) Verilog
4 30 (46.15%) Firmware
5 28 (43.08%) FPGA Design
6 26 (40.00%) Degree
7 25 (38.46%) Xilinx
7 25 (38.46%) LTE
7 25 (38.46%) GSM
7 25 (38.46%) UMTS
7 25 (38.46%) MATLAB
7 25 (38.46%) Simulink
7 25 (38.46%) Collaborative Working
7 25 (38.46%) Decision-Making
7 25 (38.46%) Algorithms
8 20 (30.77%) Manufacturing
9 17 (26.15%) Wireless
9 17 (26.15%) Finance
9 17 (26.15%) C
9 17 (26.15%) Public Sector
9 17 (26.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
10 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
11 15 (23.08%) Physics
12 13 (20.00%) Mathematics
12 13 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
13 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
13 12 (18.46%) Validation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) Confluence
1 1 (1.54%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) AWS
1 7 (10.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (52.31%) Software-Defined Radio
2 25 (38.46%) GSM
2 25 (38.46%) LTE
2 25 (38.46%) UMTS
3 17 (26.15%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.77%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 20 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 17 (26.15%) Public Sector
3 8 (12.31%) Electronics
4 7 (10.77%) Aerospace
5 4 (6.15%) Military
6 3 (4.62%) Avionics
6 3 (4.62%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) FPGA Engineer
2 25 (38.46%) Process Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Graduate
3 9 (13.85%) Radio Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Electronics Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (10.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Product Assurance Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Product Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Software Quality Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Digital Design Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) JSP
2 7 (10.77%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 41 (63.08%) VHDL
2 30 (46.15%) Verilog
3 25 (38.46%) Algorithms
4 9 (13.85%) Cyber Defence
4 9 (13.85%) Cyberattack
4 9 (13.85%) Life Science
5 7 (10.77%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (4.62%) ASIC
7 1 (1.54%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (1.54%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Digital Signal Processing
1 38 (58.46%) Signal Processing
2 28 (43.08%) FPGA Design
3 25 (38.46%) Collaborative Working
3 25 (38.46%) Decision-Making
4 15 (23.08%) Physics
5 13 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 13 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
6 12 (18.46%) Validation
7 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.85%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (13.85%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 9 (13.85%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (13.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.85%) Project Management
8 9 (13.85%) Threat Intelligence
9 8 (12.31%) Open Source Development
9 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) MATLAB
2 17 (26.15%) C
3 9 (13.85%) C++
3 9 (13.85%) Java
4 8 (12.31%) Bash
4 8 (12.31%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Degree
2 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
2 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 30 (46.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Xilinx