Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 606 859 954
Rank change year-on-year +253 +95 -62
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 85 206 225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 72 157 181
Median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £37,750 £28,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,400 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%

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 19,021 53,325 65,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.06% 38.90% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15,326 40,376 49,759
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £85,386
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array.

Salary trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 15 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 30 October 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
UK excluding London +232 75 £55,000 +15.79% 73
England +247 73 £55,000 +10.00% 80
South East +159 30 £57,500 +17.95% 26
North of England +167 10 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Midlands +115 10 £57,500 +35.29% 8
Scotland +90 9 £47,500 -5.00% 4
London +254 8 £45,000 -14.29% 12
South West +84 8 £48,500 +7.78% 12
East of England +139 7 £52,500 +5.00% 22
Yorkshire +126 7 £65,000 +52.94% 1
East Midlands +91 6 £75,000 +50.00% 2
West Midlands +101 4 £57,500 +39.39% 6
North West +126 3 £55,000 -
Work from Home +10 3 £63,750 +51.11% 5
Wales +51 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 39 (45.88%) C++
2 36 (42.35%) C
3 32 (37.65%) Algorithms
4 29 (34.12%) Electronics
5 28 (32.94%) VHDL
6 24 (28.24%) Degree
7 23 (27.06%) Python
7 23 (27.06%) Firmware
8 22 (25.88%) Signal Processing
9 21 (24.71%) Software Engineering
10 20 (23.53%) MATLAB
11 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
12 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
12 18 (21.18%) FPGA Design
13 16 (18.82%) ASIC
14 12 (14.12%) Xilinx
14 12 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
15 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
15 11 (12.94%) Linux
15 11 (12.94%) Ethernet
16 10 (11.76%) Windows
16 10 (11.76%) Mathematics
16 10 (11.76%) Digital Signal Processing
17 9 (10.59%) Verilog
17 9 (10.59%) C#
18 8 (9.41%) PhD
18 8 (9.41%) Wireless
18 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
18 8 (9.41%) Validation

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 4 (4.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) OrCAD
2 2 (2.35%) Simulink
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Ethernet
2 8 (9.41%) 5G
2 8 (9.41%) Wireless
3 6 (7.06%) Bluetooth
3 6 (7.06%) Software-Defined Radio
3 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.06%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.88%) MIMO
5 4 (4.71%) 3G
6 3 (3.53%) LTE
6 3 (3.53%) WiMAX
7 2 (2.35%) Broadband
7 2 (2.35%) DVB
7 2 (2.35%) FlexRay
7 2 (2.35%) MQTT
7 2 (2.35%) RS-232
7 2 (2.35%) RS-485
8 1 (1.18%) 4G
8 1 (1.18%) VSAT
8 1 (1.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.24%) JIRA
3 6 (7.06%) Subversion
4 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.53%) LabVIEW
6 2 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (34.12%) Electronics
2 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.06%) Aerospace
4 5 (5.88%) Automotive
4 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.71%) Finance
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) Games
7 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Design Engineer
2 18 (21.18%) FPGA Engineer
3 16 (18.82%) Software Engineer
4 14 (16.47%) Electronics Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Firmware Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Hardware Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) DSP Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Hardware Design Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Algorithm Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Digital Design Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) PCB Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Electronics Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) CSS
2 2 (2.35%) HTML
2 2 (2.35%) JSP
2 2 (2.35%) OpenCV
2 2 (2.35%) WinForms
2 2 (2.35%) WPF
3 1 (1.18%) POSIX
3 1 (1.18%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 32 (37.65%) Algorithms
2 28 (32.94%) VHDL
3 16 (18.82%) ASIC
4 9 (10.59%) Verilog
5 7 (8.24%) CPLD
6 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.06%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (5.88%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.35%) Analogue Electronics
8 2 (2.35%) Biotechnology
8 2 (2.35%) Cybercrime
8 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.35%) Optoelectronics
8 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.35%) User Experience
9 1 (1.18%) CUDA
9 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.18%) Robotics
9 1 (1.18%) State Machine
9 1 (1.18%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Linux
2 10 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Signal Processing
2 21 (24.71%) Software Engineering
3 18 (21.18%) FPGA Design
4 12 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
6 10 (11.76%) Digital Signal Processing
6 10 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 8 (9.41%) Mathematical Modelling
7 8 (9.41%) Validation
8 7 (8.24%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (8.24%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (7.06%) Deep Learning
9 6 (7.06%) Physics
9 6 (7.06%) Prototyping
10 5 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
10 5 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (5.88%) Project Management
10 5 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.88%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.88%) C++
2 36 (42.35%) C
3 23 (27.06%) Python
4 20 (23.53%) MATLAB
5 9 (10.59%) C#
6 5 (5.88%) Embedded C
7 4 (4.71%) Assembly Language
7 4 (4.71%) Embedded C++
7 4 (4.71%) Tcl
8 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.35%) Java
9 2 (2.35%) VBScript
10 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) PHP
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (28.24%) Degree
2 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
3 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.41%) PhD
5 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.18%) HNC
6 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) MISRA
2 2 (2.35%) IEC 62304
2 2 (2.35%) ISO 13485
2 2 (2.35%) ISO 26262
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.18%) JTAG
3 1 (1.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 23 (27.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Xilinx
2 7 (8.24%) Altera
3 5 (5.88%) EMC
4 4 (4.71%) Cadence
4 4 (4.71%) Synopsys
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.53%) Perforce
6 2 (2.35%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 2 (2.35%) Mentor Graphics