Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 682 841 939
Rank change year-on-year +159 +98 -56
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 203 249 251
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 162 182 229
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26% -8.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,375 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26% -

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 35,067 56,313 66,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.83% 39.15% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27,042 42,052 51,494
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 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 +146 187 £45,000 -5.26% 49
UK excluding London +144 180 £45,000 -5.26% 63
South East +103 87 £40,000 -11.11% 15
East of England +115 38 £52,500 - 14
South West +33 31 £47,500 -11.63% 6
London +151 20 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Scotland +78 13 £50,000 +17.65% 16
Midlands +63 6 £50,000 +9.29% 8
North of England +107 5 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands +72 5 £47,500 +6.74% 4
North West +76 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Work from Home +45 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +86 1 - - 3
East Midlands +49 1 £55,000 +15.79% 4

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 116 (57.14%) C++
2 84 (41.38%) Software Engineering
3 83 (40.89%) C
4 61 (30.05%) Degree
5 52 (25.62%) VHDL
5 52 (25.62%) Python
6 49 (24.14%) Electronics
6 49 (24.14%) Firmware
7 47 (23.15%) Mathematics
8 44 (21.67%) Subversion
9 43 (21.18%) Windows
10 42 (20.69%) Signal Processing
10 42 (20.69%) Mathematical Modelling
11 40 (19.70%) .NET
12 38 (18.72%) Algorithms
13 37 (18.23%) User Experience
14 36 (17.73%) Security Cleared
14 36 (17.73%) VB.NET
15 35 (17.24%) WinForms
15 35 (17.24%) Software Architecture
16 30 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (14.29%) Verilog
18 28 (13.79%) Wireless
18 28 (13.79%) Linux
19 26 (12.81%) MATLAB
19 26 (12.81%) Digital Signal Processing
20 25 (12.32%) DV Cleared
20 25 (12.32%) Embedded C
21 22 (10.84%) ASIC
21 22 (10.84%) SC Cleared

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 2 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (4.43%) OrCAD
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.49%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.48%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.79%) Wireless
2 15 (7.39%) 5G
3 14 (6.90%) Ethernet
4 13 (6.40%) Software-Defined Radio
5 8 (3.94%) 3GPP
6 7 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.46%) 4G
7 5 (2.46%) 802.11
7 5 (2.46%) DVB
7 5 (2.46%) WPA
8 4 (1.97%) LTE
9 1 (0.49%) 3G
9 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.49%) Firewall
9 1 (0.49%) MIMO
9 1 (0.49%) Modbus
9 1 (0.49%) RS-232
9 1 (0.49%) RS-485
9 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.49%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.97%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (21.67%) Subversion
2 13 (6.40%) JIRA
3 8 (3.94%) LabVIEW
4 6 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.46%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.97%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.97%) Bugzilla
6 4 (1.97%) StarTeam
6 4 (1.97%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.48%) GitLab
8 1 (0.49%) CMake
8 1 (0.49%) GCC
8 1 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.49%) SCons
General
1 49 (24.14%) Electronics
2 19 (9.36%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.40%) Finance
4 10 (4.93%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.96%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.46%) Advertising
6 5 (2.46%) Automotive
6 5 (2.46%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.97%) Games
7 4 (1.97%) Law
8 3 (1.48%) Banking
8 3 (1.48%) Marketing
9 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.49%) Avionics
10 1 (0.49%) French Language
10 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (33.99%) Software Engineer
2 49 (24.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 33 (16.26%) Design Engineer
4 29 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
5 19 (9.36%) Hardware Engineer
6 17 (8.37%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 17 (8.37%) FPGA Engineer
7 16 (7.88%) Embedded Engineer
7 16 (7.88%) Firmware Engineer
8 13 (6.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 13 (6.40%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 13 (6.40%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Analogue Design Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Digital Design Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Architect
10 9 (4.43%) Graduate
11 8 (3.94%) Hardware Design Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Senior Design Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.70%) .NET
2 35 (17.24%) WinForms
3 5 (2.46%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.48%) Web Services
5 2 (0.99%) Flash
5 2 (0.99%) OpenCV
5 2 (0.99%) Tapestry
5 2 (0.99%) WPF
6 1 (0.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (25.62%) VHDL
2 38 (18.72%) Algorithms
3 37 (18.23%) User Experience
4 29 (14.29%) Verilog
5 22 (10.84%) ASIC
6 20 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (7.88%) Analogue Electronics
8 13 (6.40%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.97%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.99%) Biotechnology
11 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.49%) Life Science
12 1 (0.49%) Optoelectronics
12 1 (0.49%) Robotics
12 1 (0.49%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.18%) Windows
2 28 (13.79%) Linux
3 6 (2.96%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (2.46%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (41.38%) Software Engineering
2 47 (23.15%) Mathematics
3 42 (20.69%) Mathematical Modelling
3 42 (20.69%) Signal Processing
4 35 (17.24%) Software Architecture
5 30 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (12.81%) Digital Signal Processing
7 20 (9.85%) FPGA Design
7 20 (9.85%) Line Management
8 17 (8.37%) Collaborative Working
8 17 (8.37%) Computer Science
9 14 (6.90%) Validation
10 13 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.40%) Multithreading
11 12 (5.91%) SDLC
12 11 (5.42%) Configuration Management
12 11 (5.42%) Data Acquisition
12 11 (5.42%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (5.42%) Multithreaded Programming
12 11 (5.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (57.14%) C++
2 83 (40.89%) C
3 52 (25.62%) Python
4 36 (17.73%) VB.NET
5 26 (12.81%) MATLAB
6 25 (12.32%) Embedded C
7 15 (7.39%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.91%) C#
9 8 (3.94%) Embedded C++
10 7 (3.45%) Assembly Language
10 7 (3.45%) Perl
11 5 (2.46%) Java
12 2 (0.99%) Tcl
13 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (30.05%) Degree
2 36 (17.73%) Security Cleared
3 25 (12.32%) DV Cleared
4 22 (10.84%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.43%) PhD
6 2 (0.99%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.49%) HNC
7 1 (0.49%) HND
7 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) IEC 62304
2 5 (2.46%) ISO 13485
3 4 (1.97%) IEC 61508
3 4 (1.97%) QA
4 3 (1.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) JTAG
System Software
1 49 (24.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (7.39%) Xilinx
2 10 (4.93%) Altera
3 7 (3.45%) Cadence
3 7 (3.45%) Synopsys
4 6 (2.96%) Mentor Graphics
5 4 (1.97%) Perforce
6 3 (1.48%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.48%) Renesas
7 2 (0.99%) Intel
8 1 (0.49%) EMC
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.49%) SAP