Period
to 18 August 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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 878 1005
Rank change year-on-year +41 +127 +73
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 353 383 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.47% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 308 274 214
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +14.71%
10th Percentile £32,850 £32,500 £32,688
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,375 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75737 82334 89475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.79% 41.66% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 57807 67354 71262
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 August 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 August 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 +53 325 £50,000 +11.11% 18
UK excluding London -8 249 £47,500 +5.56% 23
London +109 104 £60,000 -4.00% 3
South East +49 82 £50,000 +7.01% 5
Midlands +41 64 £42,500 -15.00% 5
East of England +7 48 £52,500 +23.53% 4
East Midlands +20 41 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Scotland +20 26 £55,000 +15.79% 7
West Midlands +30 23 £47,500 +26.67% 1
South West -15 22 £40,000 -
North of England -28 5 £41,000 +9.33% 1
North West -38 4 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Wales - 2 £37,077 - 1
Yorkshire +18 1 £48,500 +38.57%

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 196 (55.52%) C
2 180 (50.99%) C++
3 170 (48.16%) Degree
4 153 (43.34%) VHDL
5 111 (31.44%) Computer Science
6 105 (29.75%) Software Engineering
7 95 (26.91%) Java
7 95 (26.91%) FPGA Design
8 91 (25.78%) Linux
9 90 (25.50%) Electronics
10 77 (21.81%) Firmware
11 71 (20.11%) Cybersecurity
12 60 (17.00%) Windows
13 59 (16.71%) Verilog
14 58 (16.43%) Python
15 55 (15.58%) Security Cleared
16 50 (14.16%) Xilinx
16 50 (14.16%) Telecoms
17 49 (13.88%) Device Driver
18 47 (13.31%) Machine Learning
18 47 (13.31%) Ethernet
19 40 (11.33%) OO
20 38 (10.76%) Embedded C
20 38 (10.76%) Manufacturing
20 38 (10.76%) Low Latency
21 37 (10.48%) Algorithms
22 36 (10.20%) Schematic Capture
22 36 (10.20%) C#
23 35 (9.92%) High-Frequency Trading
24 33 (9.35%) EMC

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 (1.42%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.13%) Confluence
3 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Simulink
2 7 (1.98%) OrCAD
3 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.57%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (13.31%) Ethernet
2 29 (8.22%) InfiniBand
3 26 (7.37%) Wireless
4 11 (3.12%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.83%) Bluetooth
5 10 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (2.55%) Firewall
7 6 (1.70%) ADSL2+
7 6 (1.70%) Broadband
7 6 (1.70%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 6 (1.70%) RS-485
7 6 (1.70%) VDSL
7 6 (1.70%) xDSL
8 5 (1.42%) DVB
8 5 (1.42%) Internet
8 5 (1.42%) LTE
8 5 (1.42%) OFDM
8 5 (1.42%) Software-Defined Radio
9 4 (1.13%) Profibus
10 3 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.42%) MariaDB
2 2 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.97%) JIRA
2 14 (3.97%) Subversion
3 10 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.83%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.55%) JUnit
5 8 (2.27%) LabVIEW
6 4 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.13%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.57%) IDA Disassembler
8 2 (0.57%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.28%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.28%) Maven
General
1 90 (25.50%) Electronics
2 50 (14.16%) Telecoms
3 38 (10.76%) Manufacturing
4 27 (7.65%) Aerospace
5 20 (5.67%) Avionics
6 18 (5.10%) Finance
7 15 (4.25%) Automotive
8 11 (3.12%) Advertising
9 6 (1.70%) Law
10 5 (1.42%) Front Office
11 4 (1.13%) Marketing
12 2 (0.57%) Military
12 2 (0.57%) Retail
13 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (21.25%) Software Engineer
2 65 (18.41%) FPGA Engineer
3 57 (16.15%) Design Engineer
4 51 (14.45%) Electronics Engineer
5 48 (13.60%) Developer
5 48 (13.60%) Embedded Engineer
6 43 (12.18%) Hardware Engineer
7 32 (9.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 28 (7.93%) Firmware Engineer
9 25 (7.08%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 25 (7.08%) FPGA Developer
10 23 (6.52%) C++ Software Engineer
10 23 (6.52%) FPGA Design Engineer
11 21 (5.95%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 20 (5.67%) Analyst
12 20 (5.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 20 (5.67%) Security Analyst
12 20 (5.67%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (5.67%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
12 20 (5.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.65%) TensorFlow
2 17 (4.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (4.82%) STL
3 13 (3.68%) POSIX
3 13 (3.68%) Qt
4 11 (3.12%) .NET
5 10 (2.83%) WebSockets
6 9 (2.55%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (1.70%) HTML
7 6 (1.70%) HTML5
8 5 (1.42%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.42%) Spring
9 3 (0.85%) OpenCL
9 3 (0.85%) Yocto
10 2 (0.57%) Flash
10 2 (0.57%) MFC
10 2 (0.57%) NumPy
10 2 (0.57%) OpenGL
10 2 (0.57%) Pandas
11 1 (0.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 153 (43.34%) VHDL
2 111 (31.44%) Computer Science
3 59 (16.71%) Verilog
4 49 (13.88%) Device Driver
5 37 (10.48%) Algorithms
6 27 (7.65%) Embedded Systems
7 25 (7.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 25 (7.08%) Public Cloud
8 17 (4.82%) ASIC
8 17 (4.82%) Smartphone
9 15 (4.25%) CPLD
9 15 (4.25%) Data Centre
10 13 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (2.27%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.42%) CAN bus
12 5 (1.42%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.42%) SystemC
13 4 (1.13%) Fintech
13 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 91 (25.78%) Linux
2 60 (17.00%) Windows
3 29 (8.22%) VxWorks
4 19 (5.38%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (3.97%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 12 (3.40%) Android
7 3 (0.85%) Unix
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) SUSE
8 1 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.75%) Software Engineering
2 95 (26.91%) FPGA Design
3 71 (20.11%) Cybersecurity
4 47 (13.31%) Machine Learning
5 40 (11.33%) OO
6 38 (10.76%) Low Latency
7 36 (10.20%) Schematic Capture
8 35 (9.92%) High-Frequency Trading
9 30 (8.50%) Mathematics
10 29 (8.22%) Device Driver Development
11 28 (7.93%) Validation
12 25 (7.08%) Ethical Hacking
12 25 (7.08%) Penetration Testing
12 25 (7.08%) Signal Processing
12 25 (7.08%) Source Code Analysis
13 24 (6.80%) Line Management
14 23 (6.52%) OOP
15 21 (5.95%) Deep Learning
16 20 (5.67%) Embedded Software Development
17 19 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 196 (55.52%) C
2 180 (50.99%) C++
3 95 (26.91%) Java
4 58 (16.43%) Python
5 38 (10.76%) Embedded C
6 36 (10.20%) C#
7 28 (7.93%) Embedded C++
8 27 (7.65%) MATLAB
9 20 (5.67%) Assembly Language
10 13 (3.68%) Ada
11 11 (3.12%) SQL
12 10 (2.83%) Perl
13 9 (2.55%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.42%) JavaScript
15 4 (1.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 170 (48.16%) Degree
2 55 (15.58%) Security Cleared
3 25 (7.08%) DV Cleared
4 22 (6.23%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.68%) PhD
6 7 (1.98%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.78%) DO-254
2 18 (5.10%) IEC 61508
3 14 (3.97%) DO-178B
4 13 (3.68%) Def Stans
4 13 (3.68%) ISO 26262
5 4 (1.13%) IEC 62304
5 4 (1.13%) MiFID
6 1 (0.28%) JTAG
6 1 (0.28%) MISRA
6 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 77 (21.81%) Firmware
2 1 (0.28%) etcd
2 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Nessus
1 2 (0.57%) Nmap
1 2 (0.57%) Puppet
1 2 (0.57%) SELinux
2 1 (0.28%) Control-M
2 1 (0.28%) Nagios
2 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.28%) OpenView
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (14.16%) Xilinx
2 33 (9.35%) EMC
3 28 (7.93%) Altera
4 9 (2.55%) Atmel
4 9 (2.55%) Cadence
5 7 (1.98%) Mentor Graphics
6 6 (1.70%) HP
7 5 (1.42%) Actel
7 5 (1.42%) Fixnetix
8 4 (1.13%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.13%) Coverity
8 4 (1.13%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.13%) SAP
9 3 (0.85%) Hitachi
9 3 (0.85%) Huawei
10 2 (0.57%) Codenomicon
10 2 (0.57%) Juniper
11 1 (0.28%) Renesas
11 1 (0.28%) Solace
11 1 (0.28%) Veritas