Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 940 977
Rank change year-on-year +76 +37 +107
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 325 310 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 281 257 224
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,500 £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 75408 77749 91019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.27% 40.99% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 56603 63777 72865
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +61 301 £52,500 +10.53% 11
UK excluding London +6 226 £50,000 +11.11% 10
London +68 99 £60,000 -9.43% 2
South East +48 73 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Midlands +24 58 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England +17 48 £57,500 +39.39% 4
East Midlands +18 31 £42,500 -15.00%
West Midlands +28 27 £47,500 +26.67%
Scotland -19 21 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South West -10 18 £40,000 -
North of England +8 5 £41,000 +9.33% 1
North West -8 4 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Wales - 3 £36,000 -
Yorkshire +12 1 £48,500 +38.57%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 160 (49.23%) C++
2 157 (48.31%) C
2 157 (48.31%) Degree
3 145 (44.62%) VHDL
4 103 (31.69%) Electronics
5 100 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 86 (26.46%) Computer Science
7 85 (26.15%) Java
7 85 (26.15%) FPGA Design
8 80 (24.62%) Linux
9 67 (20.62%) Firmware
10 66 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
11 54 (16.62%) Ethernet
12 53 (16.31%) Machine Learning
13 51 (15.69%) Windows
14 47 (14.46%) C#
14 47 (14.46%) High-Frequency Trading
15 45 (13.85%) Device Driver
15 45 (13.85%) Verilog
16 44 (13.54%) OO
17 41 (12.62%) Xilinx
17 41 (12.62%) Algorithms
18 38 (11.69%) Embedded C
19 36 (11.08%) EMC
20 35 (10.77%) Security Cleared
20 35 (10.77%) Low Latency
21 33 (10.15%) Schematic Capture
21 33 (10.15%) OOP
22 31 (9.54%) InfiniBand
22 31 (9.54%) Device Driver Development

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 (1.54%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (3.69%) OrCAD
2 8 (2.46%) Simulink
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.77%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.62%) Ethernet
2 31 (9.54%) InfiniBand
3 11 (3.38%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.38%) Wireless
4 7 (2.15%) Firewall
4 7 (2.15%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 6 (1.85%) ADSL2+
5 6 (1.85%) Broadband
5 6 (1.85%) VDSL
5 6 (1.85%) xDSL
6 5 (1.54%) Internet
6 5 (1.54%) RS-485
7 4 (1.23%) Bluetooth
7 4 (1.23%) OFDM
7 4 (1.23%) Profibus
7 4 (1.23%) SNMP
7 4 (1.23%) Software-Defined Radio
7 4 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.62%) Network Security
8 2 (0.62%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 19 (5.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (3.38%) Subversion
4 10 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.77%) JIRA
5 9 (2.77%) JUnit
5 9 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.54%) LabVIEW
7 4 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.23%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 103 (31.69%) Electronics
2 29 (8.92%) Manufacturing
3 27 (8.31%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.54%) Aerospace
5 13 (4.00%) Automotive
6 10 (3.08%) Advertising
6 10 (3.08%) Law
7 9 (2.77%) Avionics
7 9 (2.77%) Finance
8 5 (1.54%) Military
8 5 (1.54%) Retail
9 4 (1.23%) Marketing
10 2 (0.62%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 66 (20.31%) Software Engineer
2 57 (17.54%) FPGA Engineer
3 56 (17.23%) Electronics Engineer
4 51 (15.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 48 (14.77%) Developer
6 45 (13.85%) Design Engineer
7 41 (12.62%) Hardware Engineer
8 31 (9.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 28 (8.62%) FPGA Developer
10 26 (8.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
11 24 (7.38%) C++ Software Engineer
11 24 (7.38%) Firmware Engineer
12 22 (6.77%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 22 (6.77%) Principal Engineer
13 19 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (5.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 18 (5.54%) Senior Electronics Engineer
15 15 (4.62%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 15 (4.62%) Senior Developer
16 13 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.62%) TensorFlow
2 26 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 26 (8.00%) STL
3 23 (7.08%) POSIX
3 23 (7.08%) Qt
4 9 (2.77%) .NET
4 9 (2.77%) WebSockets
5 8 (2.46%) HTML
5 8 (2.46%) HTML5
6 6 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (1.54%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.54%) Spring
8 4 (1.23%) OpenCL
9 2 (0.62%) MFC
10 1 (0.31%) Flash
10 1 (0.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 145 (44.62%) VHDL
2 86 (26.46%) Computer Science
3 45 (13.85%) Device Driver
3 45 (13.85%) Verilog
4 41 (12.62%) Algorithms
5 26 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 26 (8.00%) Public Cloud
6 22 (6.77%) Data Centre
7 19 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (5.85%) CPLD
7 19 (5.85%) Embedded Systems
8 17 (5.23%) ASIC
9 7 (2.15%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.54%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.23%) Fintech
11 4 (1.23%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.92%) CAN bus
13 2 (0.62%) Derivative
13 2 (0.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.62%) Linux
2 51 (15.69%) Windows
3 22 (6.77%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 15 (4.62%) Embedded Linux
5 13 (4.00%) VxWorks
6 3 (0.92%) Android
7 2 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 85 (26.15%) FPGA Design
3 66 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
4 53 (16.31%) Machine Learning
5 47 (14.46%) High-Frequency Trading
6 44 (13.54%) OO
7 35 (10.77%) Low Latency
8 33 (10.15%) OOP
8 33 (10.15%) Schematic Capture
9 31 (9.54%) Device Driver Development
10 28 (8.62%) Multithreading
11 27 (8.31%) Embedded Software Development
12 24 (7.38%) Validation
13 23 (7.08%) Physics
14 22 (6.77%) Deep Learning
14 22 (6.77%) Signal Processing
15 19 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (5.54%) CAD
17 17 (5.23%) Mathematics
17 17 (5.23%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 160 (49.23%) C++
2 157 (48.31%) C
3 85 (26.15%) Java
4 47 (14.46%) C#
5 38 (11.69%) Embedded C
6 30 (9.23%) Embedded C++
6 30 (9.23%) Python
7 23 (7.08%) MATLAB
8 19 (5.85%) Assembly Language
9 13 (4.00%) SQL
10 7 (2.15%) Ada
11 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.54%) Perl
12 4 (1.23%) Tcl
13 3 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 157 (48.31%) Degree
2 35 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 23 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.00%) PhD
5 9 (2.77%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.46%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.38%) DO-254
2 11 (3.38%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.85%) Def Stans
3 6 (1.85%) DO-178B
3 6 (1.85%) ISO 26262
4 4 (1.23%) IEC 62304
4 4 (1.23%) MiFID
5 3 (0.92%) QA
6 2 (0.62%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.31%) ECSS
7 1 (0.31%) JTAG
7 1 (0.31%) MISRA
System Software
1 67 (20.62%) Firmware
2 1 (0.31%) etcd
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) SELinux
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (12.62%) Xilinx
2 36 (11.08%) EMC
3 19 (5.85%) Altera
4 9 (2.77%) Cadence
5 8 (2.46%) Mentor Graphics
6 7 (2.15%) Atmel
7 5 (1.54%) Fixnetix
7 5 (1.54%) HP
8 4 (1.23%) Actel
8 4 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.23%) Coverity
8 4 (1.23%) Intel
8 4 (1.23%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.23%) SAP
9 3 (0.92%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.62%) Juniper
11 1 (0.31%) Huawei
11 1 (0.31%) Synopsys