The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 211 230
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 14 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.56% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 1.50% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 9
Median salary £40,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.95% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,568 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

Field-Programmable Gate Array is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1983 1932 2057
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.92% 37.41% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1597 1630
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend in the South West

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

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the South West

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 5 £40,000 -
Dorset -3 4 £50,000 -16.66%
Gloucestershire -13 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Devon - 2 £30,525 - 1
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 24 (80.00%) C
2 21 (70.00%) Degree
3 18 (60.00%) VHDL
3 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
4 13 (43.33%) C++
5 12 (40.00%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) Firmware
5 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (36.67%) Electronics
6 11 (36.67%) Physics
7 9 (30.00%) Assembly Language
7 9 (30.00%) Aerospace
7 9 (30.00%) Ada
7 9 (30.00%) Verilog
7 9 (30.00%) Avionics
7 9 (30.00%) Def Stans
7 9 (30.00%) Power Management
7 9 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (30.00%) IEC 61508
7 9 (30.00%) DO-178B
7 9 (30.00%) DO-254
7 9 (30.00%) ISO 26262
8 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (26.67%) JTAG
8 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Xilinx
10 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
10 5 (16.67%) FPGA Design
11 4 (13.33%) Python

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) 802.15
2 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) LTE
2 1 (3.33%) NFC
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (36.67%) Electronics
2 9 (30.00%) Aerospace
2 9 (30.00%) Avionics
3 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Development Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) VHDL Design Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) VHDL Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Ada Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Ada Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Development Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Radar Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) VHDL
2 9 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (30.00%) Verilog
3 2 (6.67%) CPLD
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (36.67%) Physics
3 9 (30.00%) Power Management
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 5 (16.67%) FPGA Design
6 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.67%) Remote Sensing
6 2 (6.67%) Signal Processing
7 1 (3.33%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) OOD
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Schematic Capture
7 1 (3.33%) SDLC
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C
2 13 (43.33%) C++
3 12 (40.00%) C#
4 9 (30.00%) Ada
4 9 (30.00%) Assembly Language
5 4 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) Tcl
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Degree
2 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
3 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) Def Stans
1 9 (30.00%) DO-178B
1 9 (30.00%) DO-254
1 9 (30.00%) IEC 61508
1 9 (30.00%) ISO 26262
2 8 (26.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (3.33%) Actel
2 1 (3.33%) Altera
2 1 (3.33%) Cadence
2 1 (3.33%) EMC
2 1 (3.33%) Mentor Graphics
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