Period
to 18 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 774 928 971
Rank change year-on-year +154 +43 -20
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 248 216 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 181 142 208
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,750 £34,450
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -

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 47,854 59,683 67,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.51% 39.63% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36,794 45,225 52,368
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £30,189 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65% +1.18%

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 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 13 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 February 2020. 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 +145 233 £45,000 -5.26% 122
UK excluding London +103 222 £42,500 -10.53% 125
South East +71 104 £40,000 -11.11% 51
South West +37 67 £45,000 -7.69% 13
East of England +73 29 £45,000 - 30
London +86 26 £75,000 +57.89% 9
Scotland +38 13 £30,000 -34.78% 10
North of England +51 5 £45,000 -3.23% 3
North West +23 5 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Midlands +7 2 - - 16
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands +27 1 - - 13
East Midlands +3 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 149 (60.08%) C++
2 125 (50.40%) C
3 106 (42.74%) Software Engineering
4 83 (33.47%) Algorithms
5 78 (31.45%) VHDL
6 74 (29.84%) Degree
7 73 (29.44%) Problem-Solving
8 70 (28.23%) Signal Processing
9 69 (27.82%) Firmware
9 69 (27.82%) Python
10 55 (22.18%) Verilog
10 55 (22.18%) Electronics
11 49 (19.76%) Software Architecture
12 48 (19.35%) Embedded C
13 47 (18.95%) Digital Signal Processing
14 46 (18.55%) Mathematics
15 43 (17.34%) Security Cleared
16 41 (16.53%) Linux
17 39 (15.73%) Subversion
18 38 (15.32%) Windows
18 38 (15.32%) MATLAB
18 38 (15.32%) Mathematical Modelling
19 36 (14.52%) .NET
20 35 (14.11%) Software-Defined Radio
21 34 (13.71%) WinForms
22 32 (12.90%) User Experience
23 31 (12.50%) SC Cleared
24 30 (12.10%) VB.NET
25 29 (11.69%) Embedded Systems
26 28 (11.29%) Xilinx

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:

Applications
1 15 (6.05%) OrCAD
2 12 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.42%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.11%) Software-Defined Radio
2 21 (8.47%) Ethernet
3 18 (7.26%) Wireless
4 8 (3.23%) Internet
5 7 (2.82%) 5G
6 5 (2.02%) 4G
6 5 (2.02%) DHCP
6 5 (2.02%) DVB
6 5 (2.02%) LTE
6 5 (2.02%) SNMP
6 5 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.61%) 3GPP
7 4 (1.61%) 802.11
7 4 (1.61%) WPA
8 2 (0.81%) Modbus
8 2 (0.81%) RS-485
8 2 (0.81%) SpaceWire
8 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.40%) DNS
9 1 (0.40%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.02%) Big Data
2 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (15.73%) Subversion
2 12 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.03%) CMake
4 8 (3.23%) JIRA
5 7 (2.82%) LabVIEW
6 6 (2.42%) GitLab
6 6 (2.42%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.21%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.81%) Polyspace
8 2 (0.81%) VectorCAST
8 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.40%) StarTeam
General
1 55 (22.18%) Electronics
2 19 (7.66%) Finance
3 16 (6.45%) Automotive
3 16 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.24%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.63%) Public Sector
6 8 (3.23%) Banking
7 7 (2.82%) Games
7 7 (2.82%) Law
8 6 (2.42%) Advertising
8 6 (2.42%) Marketing
8 6 (2.42%) Military
9 4 (1.61%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.21%) Retail
11 2 (0.81%) Avionics
11 2 (0.81%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (28.63%) Software Engineer
2 53 (21.37%) Systems Engineer
3 42 (16.94%) C++ Software Engineer
4 30 (12.10%) Hardware Engineer
5 29 (11.69%) Firmware Engineer
6 28 (11.29%) Embedded Engineer
7 25 (10.08%) FPGA Engineer
8 22 (8.87%) Design Engineer
9 20 (8.06%) Communications Engineer
9 20 (8.06%) RF Engineer
10 18 (7.26%) Electronics Engineer
11 15 (6.05%) Senior Firmware Engineer
12 14 (5.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 14 (5.65%) Graduate
13 13 (5.24%) Radio Engineer
14 12 (4.84%) Electronics Design Engineer
14 12 (4.84%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
15 8 (3.23%) Senior Hardware Engineer
16 7 (2.82%) Graduate Design Engineer
16 7 (2.82%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.52%) .NET
2 34 (13.71%) WinForms
3 9 (3.63%) MXNet
3 9 (3.63%) PyTorch
3 9 (3.63%) TensorFlow
4 6 (2.42%) Web Services
5 5 (2.02%) OpenCV
5 5 (2.02%) OpenMP
6 4 (1.61%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.61%) OpenCL
6 4 (1.61%) OpenGL
6 4 (1.61%) Qt
7 3 (1.21%) Caffe
8 2 (0.81%) Flash
8 2 (0.81%) STL
9 1 (0.40%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (33.47%) Algorithms
2 78 (31.45%) VHDL
3 55 (22.18%) Verilog
4 32 (12.90%) User Experience
5 29 (11.69%) Embedded Systems
6 26 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (8.06%) ASIC
8 13 (5.24%) CUDA
9 10 (4.03%) Analogue Electronics
10 9 (3.63%) Data Centre
11 5 (2.02%) Augmented Reality
11 5 (2.02%) GPGPU
12 3 (1.21%) Blog
12 3 (1.21%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.21%) Equities
12 3 (1.21%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.21%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.53%) Linux
2 38 (15.32%) Windows
3 5 (2.02%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (1.61%) OpenWrt
5 2 (0.81%) Android
5 2 (0.81%) Unix
6 1 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (42.74%) Software Engineering
2 73 (29.44%) Problem-Solving
3 70 (28.23%) Signal Processing
4 49 (19.76%) Software Architecture
5 47 (18.95%) Digital Signal Processing
6 46 (18.55%) Mathematics
7 38 (15.32%) Mathematical Modelling
8 26 (10.48%) Systems Engineering
9 25 (10.08%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (10.08%) Project Management
10 23 (9.27%) Computer Science
10 23 (9.27%) Technical Leadership
11 22 (8.87%) Physics
12 21 (8.47%) Line Management
13 20 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (6.85%) Collaborative Working
15 16 (6.45%) Machine Learning
16 15 (6.05%) Mentoring
17 14 (5.65%) Artificial Intelligence
18 13 (5.24%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 149 (60.08%) C++
2 125 (50.40%) C
3 69 (27.82%) Python
4 48 (19.35%) Embedded C
5 38 (15.32%) MATLAB
6 30 (12.10%) VB.NET
7 27 (10.89%) Bash Shell
7 27 (10.89%) C#
8 17 (6.85%) Java
9 9 (3.63%) Kotlin
9 9 (3.63%) Perl
10 6 (2.42%) Assembly Language
11 5 (2.02%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.02%) Fortran
12 3 (1.21%) Ruby
13 2 (0.81%) Ada
Qualifications
1 74 (29.84%) Degree
2 43 (17.34%) Security Cleared
3 31 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 27 (10.89%) DV Cleared
5 23 (9.27%) PhD
6 6 (2.42%) DBS Check
7 5 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.02%) PMO
2 3 (1.21%) ECSS
2 3 (1.21%) IEC 61508
2 3 (1.21%) MISRA
2 3 (1.21%) MISRA C
3 2 (0.81%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.40%) JTAG
System Software
1 69 (27.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.42%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (11.29%) Xilinx
2 13 (5.24%) Altera
3 9 (3.63%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.82%) Intel
5 6 (2.42%) SAP
6 4 (1.61%) EMC
7 3 (1.21%) Cadence
8 2 (0.81%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (0.81%) Renesas
9 1 (0.40%) Apple
9 1 (0.40%) Google
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.40%) Perforce
9 1 (0.40%) Synopsys