Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for FPGA Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FPGA Design over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Design\Prototyping
England > South East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 514 537 579
Rank change year-on-year +23 +42 +64
Permanent jobs citing FPGA Design 18 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.065% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.072% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 15
South East median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £40,375 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% +27.78% -

FPGA Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 25,691 27,829 30,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.00% 89.87% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21,060 22,902 25,228
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

FPGA Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing FPGA Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for FPGA Design in the South East

FPGA Design
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FPGA Design in the South East.

Salary trend for FPGA Design in the South East

FPGA Design
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FPGA Design in the South East over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for FPGA Design in the South East

FPGA Design
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Design within the South East region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Thames Valley - 10 £42,500 - 2
Hampshire +3 7 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Berkshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey +36 1 £47,500 +26.67%
FPGA Design
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing FPGA Design 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 South East region with a requirement for FPGA Design.

1 18 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (88.89%) Degree
3 14 (77.78%) VHDL
4 12 (66.67%) Xilinx
5 10 (55.56%) C++
6 8 (44.44%) C
6 8 (44.44%) Electronics
7 7 (38.89%) Verilog
7 7 (38.89%) Image Processing
8 6 (33.33%) Altera
8 6 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (33.33%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
9 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
9 5 (27.78%) Embedded C++
9 5 (27.78%) Automotive
9 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
10 3 (16.67%) Firmware
11 2 (11.11%) PhD
11 2 (11.11%) C#
11 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
11 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 2 (11.11%) Project Management
11 2 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
12 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
12 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
12 1 (5.56%) State Machine
12 1 (5.56%) Life Science
12 1 (5.56%) JTAG

FPGA Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
General
1 8 (44.44%) Electronics
2 5 (27.78%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Design Engineer
2 14 (77.78%) FPGA Engineer
3 13 (72.22%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) VHDL Design Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) VHDL Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (77.78%) VHDL
3 7 (38.89%) Verilog
4 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.56%) ASIC
5 1 (5.56%) Life Science
5 1 (5.56%) Robotics
5 1 (5.56%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Image Processing
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) CAD
4 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C++
2 8 (44.44%) C
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C++
4 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) DO-160
1 1 (5.56%) DO-254
1 1 (5.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Xilinx
2 6 (33.33%) Altera
3 1 (5.56%) Intel