Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 900 862 905
Rank change year-on-year -38 +43 +95
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 260 344 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 231 300 273
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -

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 73,541 78,101 85,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.52% 44.31% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 56,836 59,549 69,781
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 16 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 21 August 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 +7 240 £47,500 -2.06% 125
England -48 235 £47,500 -5.00% 131
South East +31 109 £50,000 - 34
South West +41 57 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Midlands -22 31 £47,500 +11.76% 16
London -60 20 £40,000 -33.33% 17
East Midlands -20 19 £47,500 +18.75% 8
East of England -7 15 £62,500 +19.05% 39
West Midlands +21 12 £53,250 +12.11% 8
Scotland -25 11 £42,500 -22.73% 7
North of England +40 8 £42,500 +3.66% 5
Wales +12 6 £38,500 +3.84% 4
Yorkshire +39 4 £42,500 -12.37% 1
North West +19 3 £45,000 +9.76% 4
Northern Ireland - 3 £80,000 -
North East - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 156 (60.00%) C
2 126 (48.46%) C++
3 98 (37.69%) Degree
4 86 (33.08%) Firmware
5 82 (31.54%) Electronics
6 81 (31.15%) VHDL
6 81 (31.15%) Software Engineering
7 76 (29.23%) Linux
8 65 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 65 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
9 60 (23.08%) Embedded C
10 57 (21.92%) Algorithms
11 55 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
11 55 (21.15%) Xilinx
12 54 (20.77%) Image Processing
13 48 (18.46%) Verilog
14 47 (18.08%) Altera
15 46 (17.69%) Security Cleared
16 42 (16.15%) Embedded C++
17 40 (15.38%) Python
18 39 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
18 39 (15.00%) FPGA Design
19 37 (14.23%) SC Cleared
20 35 (13.46%) UML
21 34 (13.08%) Validation
22 33 (12.69%) Cybersecurity
23 31 (11.92%) Automotive
24 29 (11.15%) Manufacturing
24 29 (11.15%) Ethernet
25 26 (10.00%) Finance

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 1 (0.38%) GemFire
1 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (2.69%) FrameMaker
1 7 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (2.69%) MS Visio
1 7 (2.69%) OrCAD
2 3 (1.15%) Simulink
3 1 (0.38%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.15%) Ethernet
2 15 (5.77%) RS-485
3 11 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.69%) SNMP
5 6 (2.31%) Network Security
6 4 (1.54%) RS-232
7 3 (1.15%) HTTP
8 2 (0.77%) 5G
8 2 (0.77%) IPv4
8 2 (0.77%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.77%) LTE
8 2 (0.77%) Wireless
9 1 (0.38%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.38%) 4G
9 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.38%) Modbus
9 1 (0.38%) Multicast
9 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.38%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.38%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.77%) Big Data
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (6.54%) Git (software)
1 17 (6.54%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (5.38%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.46%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (3.08%) Subversion
5 6 (2.31%) JIRA
6 5 (1.92%) Ant
6 5 (1.92%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (1.92%) Maven
7 3 (1.15%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.77%) CMake
9 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.38%) Clang
9 1 (0.38%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.38%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 82 (31.54%) Electronics
2 31 (11.92%) Automotive
3 29 (11.15%) Manufacturing
4 26 (10.00%) Finance
5 7 (2.69%) Marketing
5 7 (2.69%) Publishing
5 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.92%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.15%) Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (23.46%) Design Engineer
2 59 (22.69%) Electronics Engineer
3 47 (18.08%) Embedded Engineer
3 47 (18.08%) FPGA Engineer
4 41 (15.77%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 40 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 30 (11.54%) Hardware Engineer
7 28 (10.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 27 (10.38%) Linux Engineer
9 26 (10.00%) Graduate
10 25 (9.62%) Principal Engineer
11 21 (8.08%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 21 (8.08%) Security Engineer
12 20 (7.69%) Developer
12 20 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
12 20 (7.69%) FPGA Design Engineer
13 18 (6.92%) Senior Electronics Engineer
13 18 (6.92%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (5.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 15 (5.77%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.38%) .NET
2 8 (3.08%) HTML
2 8 (3.08%) Yocto
3 7 (2.69%) CSS
3 7 (2.69%) Node.js
3 7 (2.69%) STL
4 6 (2.31%) Qt
5 5 (1.92%) POSIX
6 4 (1.54%) OpenCL
7 3 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.15%) TensorFlow
8 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.77%) Flash
8 2 (0.77%) MFC
9 1 (0.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.38%) HTML5
9 1 (0.38%) LLVM
9 1 (0.38%) OpenMP
9 1 (0.38%) RESTful
9 1 (0.38%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 81 (31.15%) VHDL
2 65 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 65 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 57 (21.92%) Algorithms
4 48 (18.46%) Verilog
5 24 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (7.31%) Device Driver
7 16 (6.15%) ASIC
8 11 (4.23%) CPLD
9 9 (3.46%) User Experience
10 6 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.92%) Acoustics
11 5 (1.92%) CUDA
11 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.54%) Fintech
13 3 (1.15%) Cyber Warfare
13 3 (1.15%) Equities
13 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
14 2 (0.77%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 76 (29.23%) Linux
2 39 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
3 25 (9.62%) Windows
4 12 (4.62%) Android
5 8 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.15%) Unix
6 3 (1.15%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.15%) Software Engineering
2 55 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (20.77%) Image Processing
4 39 (15.00%) FPGA Design
5 35 (13.46%) UML
6 34 (13.08%) Validation
7 33 (12.69%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (9.23%) Signal Processing
9 23 (8.85%) Collaborative Working
10 22 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (8.46%) Schematic Capture
11 20 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (7.69%) OO
12 19 (7.31%) Digital Signal Processing
12 19 (7.31%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.54%) Linux Kernel Development
13 17 (6.54%) Test Automation
14 15 (5.77%) SysML
15 14 (5.38%) OOD
15 14 (5.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (60.00%) C
2 126 (48.46%) C++
3 60 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 42 (16.15%) Embedded C++
5 40 (15.38%) Python
6 17 (6.54%) C#
7 13 (5.00%) MATLAB
8 8 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.69%) Delphi
9 7 (2.69%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.92%) Tcl
11 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.15%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.77%) Java
13 2 (0.77%) Perl
13 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.77%) SQL
14 1 (0.38%) VB
14 1 (0.38%) VC++
14 1 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 98 (37.69%) Degree
2 46 (17.69%) Security Cleared
3 37 (14.23%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.77%) PhD
5 4 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.15%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.77%) HND
8 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.38%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.23%) QA
2 7 (2.69%) ISO 9000
3 5 (1.92%) DO-160
3 5 (1.92%) DO-254
4 4 (1.54%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.77%) MiFID
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.38%) JTAG
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (33.08%) Firmware
2 4 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.38%) KVM
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) SELinux
Vendors
1 55 (21.15%) Xilinx
2 47 (18.08%) Altera
3 11 (4.23%) EMC
4 8 (3.08%) Cadence
5 7 (2.69%) Freescale
6 6 (2.31%) Intel
6 6 (2.31%) Synopsys
7 5 (1.92%) Mentor Graphics
8 4 (1.54%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.15%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.38%) Apple
10 1 (0.38%) Facebook
10 1 (0.38%) Google
10 1 (0.38%) Informatica
10 1 (0.38%) Samsung
10 1 (0.38%) Sony
10 1 (0.38%) VMware