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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England / South West
Rank 222 227 236
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 16 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.44% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 1.15% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 7
Median salary £37,500 £39,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.45% -21.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £36,750 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,750 £53,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1737 2270 1929
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.15% 38.63% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1721 1512
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,000 £24,000
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 March 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 March 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
Devon - 8 £30,500 -
Bristol +8 5 £40,000 -6.97%
Gloucestershire -11 2 £42,750 +11.03% 1
Dorset +23 1 £40,000 -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 26 (74.29%) Electronics
2 23 (65.71%) C
2 23 (65.71%) Degree
3 19 (54.29%) VHDL
4 18 (51.43%) Firmware
5 15 (42.86%) C++
6 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (31.43%) EMC
8 10 (28.57%) C#
8 10 (28.57%) Physics
8 10 (28.57%) Schematic Capture
9 9 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (25.71%) JTAG
9 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
10 8 (22.86%) Perl
10 8 (22.86%) Tcl
10 8 (22.86%) CPLD
11 7 (20.00%) Cadence
11 7 (20.00%) Avionics
11 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (20.00%) OrCAD
12 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
12 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
13 5 (14.29%) Wireless
13 5 (14.29%) Python
13 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (14.29%) Xilinx
14 4 (11.43%) IEC 61508
14 4 (11.43%) DO-178B

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related 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 7 (20.00%) OrCAD
2 1 (2.86%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Wireless
2 4 (11.43%) 802.15
2 4 (11.43%) Bluetooth
2 4 (11.43%) LTE
2 4 (11.43%) NFC
2 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (11.43%) WLAN
3 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.86%) CMake
2 1 (2.86%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 26 (74.29%) Electronics
2 7 (20.00%) Avionics
3 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
4 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Firmware Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Electronics Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Development Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Development Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Ada Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Ada Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) FPGA Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Junior Electronics Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior FPGA Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) VHDL
2 11 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (22.86%) CPLD
4 4 (11.43%) Verilog
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (28.57%) Physics
2 10 (28.57%) Schematic Capture
3 9 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (11.43%) Power Management
6 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
6 4 (11.43%) Validation
7 3 (8.57%) Regression Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Line Management
8 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
9 1 (2.86%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (2.86%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (2.86%) Project Management
9 1 (2.86%) Scrum
9 1 (2.86%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C
2 15 (42.86%) C++
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 8 (22.86%) Perl
4 8 (22.86%) Tcl
5 5 (14.29%) Python
6 4 (11.43%) Ada
6 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
7 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) JTAG
2 4 (11.43%) Def Stans
2 4 (11.43%) DO-178B
2 4 (11.43%) DO-254
2 4 (11.43%) IEC 61508
2 4 (11.43%) ISO26262
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) EMC
2 7 (20.00%) Cadence
3 5 (14.29%) Xilinx
4 4 (11.43%) Altera
5 1 (2.86%) Actel
5 1 (2.86%) Atmel
5 1 (2.86%) Mentor Graphics
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