Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CPLD in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CPLD over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Complex Programmable Logic Device (CPLD)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1169 1166 1232
Rank change year-on-year -3 +66 +38
Permanent jobs citing CPLD 10 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.030% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 45
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £32,900
90th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +8.97%

CPLD 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73,198 72,300 87,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.08% 40.78% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 56,623 59,323 70,490
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,714 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +0.50% +1.19% +5.00%

CPLD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CPLD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CPLD in the UK

CPLD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CPLD.

Salary trend for CPLD in the UK

CPLD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CPLD over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for CPLD in the UK

CPLD
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CPLD within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
UK excluding London -5 10 £40,000 - 3
England -8 10 £40,000 - 3
Midlands +11 5 £30,000 -14.29% 1
West Midlands - 5 £30,000 - 1
South West -9 4 £40,000 +3.90% 1
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing CPLD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CPLD.

1 9 (90.00%) VHDL
1 9 (90.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (70.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (60.00%) Electronics
4 5 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) Firmware
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Signal Processing
5 4 (40.00%) Xilinx
5 4 (40.00%) EMC
6 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language
6 3 (30.00%) ASIC
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 3 (30.00%) Mentor Graphics
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (30.00%) Military
6 3 (30.00%) FPGA Design
6 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (10.00%) Marketing
8 1 (10.00%) SAP

CPLD
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 3 (30.00%) Military
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Digital Hardware Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Process Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Audio Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 9 (90.00%) VHDL
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (30.00%) ASIC
3 1 (10.00%) Acoustics
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Signal Processing
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) FPGA Design
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) EMC
1 4 (40.00%) Xilinx
2 3 (30.00%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (10.00%) SAP