Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 959 977
Rank change year-on-year +94 +18 +119
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 320 265 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 279 229 241
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,950 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Field-Programmable Gate Array 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 77000 77559 91852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.84% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58017 63717 73591
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 14 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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
England +81 301 £52,500 +10.53% 19
UK excluding London +58 216 £50,000 +11.11% 12
London +52 103 £60,000 -9.43% 8
South East +31 69 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England +43 55 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Midlands +23 52 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East Midlands +26 27 £42,500 -15.00%
West Midlands +28 25 £46,250 +19.35%
South West -30 16 £40,000 - 2
Scotland -12 14 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North of England +7 6 £43,750 +20.69%
North West -16 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Wales - 4 £37,077 -
Yorkshire +30 1 £42,500 +21.43%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 165 (51.56%) Degree
2 160 (50.00%) C++
3 157 (49.06%) VHDL
4 152 (47.50%) C
5 99 (30.94%) Electronics
6 95 (29.69%) Software Engineering
7 86 (26.88%) Linux
8 83 (25.94%) Java
9 82 (25.63%) FPGA Design
10 79 (24.69%) Computer Science
11 67 (20.94%) Firmware
12 62 (19.38%) Cybersecurity
13 57 (17.81%) Machine Learning
14 55 (17.19%) Ethernet
15 50 (15.63%) Verilog
15 50 (15.63%) High-Frequency Trading
16 46 (14.38%) Windows
17 45 (14.06%) OO
17 45 (14.06%) Algorithms
18 44 (13.75%) C#
18 44 (13.75%) Device Driver
19 42 (13.13%) Embedded C
19 42 (13.13%) Xilinx
20 35 (10.94%) Embedded C++
20 35 (10.94%) Low Latency
21 34 (10.63%) EMC
22 33 (10.31%) OOP
22 33 (10.31%) InfiniBand
22 33 (10.31%) Device Driver Development
23 32 (10.00%) Schematic Capture

Field-Programmable Gate Array
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.25%) Confluence
3 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (3.44%) OrCAD
2 8 (2.50%) Simulink
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (17.19%) Ethernet
2 33 (10.31%) InfiniBand
3 9 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.19%) Firewall
4 7 (2.19%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 6 (1.88%) ADSL2+
5 6 (1.88%) Broadband
5 6 (1.88%) VDSL
5 6 (1.88%) Wireless
5 6 (1.88%) xDSL
6 4 (1.25%) Internet
6 4 (1.25%) Profibus
6 4 (1.25%) RS-485
6 4 (1.25%) Software-Defined Radio
7 3 (0.94%) SNMP
8 2 (0.63%) RS-232
9 1 (0.31%) Network Security
9 1 (0.31%) RapidIO
9 1 (0.31%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 15 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.44%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.13%) Subversion
4 9 (2.81%) JUnit
4 9 (2.81%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (2.50%) JIRA
6 6 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.25%) LabVIEW
7 4 (1.25%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.31%) Maven
8 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (30.94%) Electronics
2 25 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 17 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.06%) Aerospace
5 12 (3.75%) Law
6 10 (3.13%) Automotive
7 7 (2.19%) Advertising
8 6 (1.88%) Avionics
9 5 (1.56%) Military
9 5 (1.56%) Retail
10 4 (1.25%) Finance
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 64 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 58 (18.13%) FPGA Engineer
3 57 (17.81%) Electronics Engineer
4 53 (16.56%) Embedded Engineer
5 52 (16.25%) Developer
6 44 (13.75%) Hardware Engineer
7 40 (12.50%) Design Engineer
8 32 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 31 (9.69%) FPGA Developer
10 26 (8.13%) Electronics Design Engineer
11 23 (7.19%) Firmware Engineer
11 23 (7.19%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 21 (6.56%) C++ Software Engineer
13 18 (5.63%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 18 (5.63%) Principal Engineer
13 18 (5.63%) Senior Electronics Engineer
14 17 (5.31%) Architect
15 15 (4.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 15 (4.69%) Senior Developer
15 15 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.06%) TensorFlow
2 26 (8.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 26 (8.13%) STL
3 23 (7.19%) POSIX
3 23 (7.19%) Qt
4 8 (2.50%) HTML
4 8 (2.50%) HTML5
5 7 (2.19%) .NET
6 6 (1.88%) WebSockets
7 5 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (1.56%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.56%) Spring
8 4 (1.25%) OpenCL
9 1 (0.31%) J2EE
9 1 (0.31%) MFC
9 1 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 157 (49.06%) VHDL
2 79 (24.69%) Computer Science
3 50 (15.63%) Verilog
4 45 (14.06%) Algorithms
5 44 (13.75%) Device Driver
6 27 (8.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 27 (8.44%) Public Cloud
7 24 (7.50%) Data Centre
7 24 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
8 17 (5.31%) CPLD
9 15 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (4.69%) ASIC
10 5 (1.56%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.25%) Fintech
11 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.94%) Robotics
13 2 (0.63%) CAN bus
13 2 (0.63%) Derivative
13 2 (0.63%) Equities
13 2 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (26.88%) Linux
2 46 (14.38%) Windows
3 22 (6.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 16 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (2.19%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (29.69%) Software Engineering
2 82 (25.63%) FPGA Design
3 62 (19.38%) Cybersecurity
4 57 (17.81%) Machine Learning
5 50 (15.63%) High-Frequency Trading
6 45 (14.06%) OO
7 35 (10.94%) Low Latency
8 33 (10.31%) Device Driver Development
8 33 (10.31%) OOP
9 32 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
10 29 (9.06%) Embedded Software Development
11 28 (8.75%) Multithreading
12 26 (8.13%) Physics
13 23 (7.19%) Deep Learning
13 23 (7.19%) Validation
14 20 (6.25%) CAD
15 19 (5.94%) Signal Processing
15 19 (5.94%) Video Processing
16 17 (5.31%) Mathematics
17 15 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 160 (50.00%) C++
2 152 (47.50%) C
3 83 (25.94%) Java
4 44 (13.75%) C#
5 42 (13.13%) Embedded C
6 35 (10.94%) Embedded C++
7 29 (9.06%) Python
8 18 (5.63%) Assembly Language
9 14 (4.38%) MATLAB
10 13 (4.06%) SQL
11 7 (2.19%) Ada
12 5 (1.56%) Tcl
13 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.25%) Perl
14 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 165 (51.56%) Degree
2 29 (9.06%) Security Cleared
3 21 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.38%) PhD
5 8 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.56%) DO-254
2 12 (3.75%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.88%) Def Stans
3 6 (1.88%) DO-178B
3 6 (1.88%) ISO 26262
4 4 (1.25%) IEC 62304
4 4 (1.25%) MiFID
5 3 (0.94%) QA
6 2 (0.63%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.31%) ECSS
7 1 (0.31%) JTAG
7 1 (0.31%) MISRA
System Software
1 67 (20.94%) Firmware
2 1 (0.31%) etcd
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.31%) Puppet
1 1 (0.31%) SELinux
Vendors
1 42 (13.13%) Xilinx
2 34 (10.63%) EMC
3 19 (5.94%) Altera
4 10 (3.13%) Cadence
5 6 (1.88%) Atmel
5 6 (1.88%) Mentor Graphics
6 5 (1.56%) Fixnetix
6 5 (1.56%) HP
7 4 (1.25%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.25%) Coverity
7 4 (1.25%) Intel
7 4 (1.25%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.94%) Hitachi
9 2 (0.63%) Juniper
10 1 (0.31%) IBM
10 1 (0.31%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 1 (0.31%) Synopsys