Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for an FPGA Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 593 630
Rank change year-on-year +79 +37 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 22 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.074% 0.071% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.073% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 9
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +23.53%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,500 £59,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 28920 36955 41291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.67% 97.06% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24244 31451 33459
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

FPGA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured FPGA Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for FPGA Engineer in the South East

FPGA Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for FPGA Engineer in the South East

FPGA Engineer
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 Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Hampshire +27 6 £50,000 +11.11%
East Sussex +7 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Oxfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Berkshire +52 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
FPGA Engineer
England

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, FPGA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring FPGA Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (72.73%) VHDL
3 14 (63.64%) Xilinx
3 14 (63.64%) FPGA Design
4 13 (59.09%) Electronics
5 12 (54.55%) C
6 9 (40.91%) C++
6 9 (40.91%) Firmware
7 7 (31.82%) Verilog
8 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 6 (27.27%) Altera
9 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
9 5 (22.73%) Schematic Capture
9 5 (22.73%) CPLD
9 5 (22.73%) Degree
9 5 (22.73%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Embedded C
10 4 (18.18%) Embedded C++
10 4 (18.18%) Project Management
10 4 (18.18%) Automotive
10 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Physics
10 4 (18.18%) Image Processing
10 4 (18.18%) Signal Processing
11 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
11 3 (13.64%) Subversion
12 1 (4.55%) HEVC
12 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
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 (4.55%) Mathcad
1 1 (4.55%) OrCAD
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
General
1 13 (59.09%) Electronics
2 4 (18.18%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (72.73%) VHDL
3 7 (31.82%) Verilog
4 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
5 5 (22.73%) CPLD
6 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.55%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) FPGA Design
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Schematic Capture
4 4 (18.18%) Image Processing
4 4 (18.18%) Physics
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Signal Processing
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C
2 9 (40.91%) C++
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded C
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) DO-254
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Xilinx
2 6 (27.27%) Altera