Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 363 341
Rank change year-on-year +3 -22 +24
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 7 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.055% 0.008% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.020% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 10
North West median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £47,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Field-Programmable Gate Array 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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,906 5,087 4,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.81% 41.13% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,810 4,217 3,414
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the North West

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the North West

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 4 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Cheshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 5 (71.43%) C++
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Xilinx
3 3 (42.86%) C
4 2 (28.57%) FPGA Design
4 2 (28.57%) Altera
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) Firmware
5 1 (14.29%) Biometrics
5 1 (14.29%) PhD
5 1 (14.29%) HNC
5 1 (14.29%) HND
5 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 1 (14.29%) Law
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
5 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) VHDL
5 1 (14.29%) Verilog
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
5 1 (14.29%) Video Processing

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Embedded Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Verilog
2 1 (14.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) FPGA Design
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Biometrics
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Vision
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
3 3 (42.86%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) HNC
1 1 (14.29%) HND
1 1 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Xilinx
2 2 (28.57%) Altera