Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 834 940 845
Rank change year-on-year +106 -95 +68
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 251 269 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 183 241 325
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 57,281 68,245 70,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.23% 39.20% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42,970 52,238 54,701
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +90 237 £50,000 +5.26% 102
UK excluding London +33 226 £50,000 +5.26% 103
South East -4 94 £50,000 - 25
South West +10 68 £52,500 +10.53% 21
Midlands +33 25 £45,000 -5.26% 10
London +95 23 £50,000 +25.00% 12
North of England +14 16 £42,500 - 7
West Midlands +35 15 £42,500 -3.41% 7
East of England +73 11 £52,500 -19.23% 28
East Midlands +20 10 £47,500 - 3
Scotland +8 10 £46,250 +8.82% 11
Yorkshire +16 9 £42,500 +2.41% 2
North West +17 7 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Wales +6 2 £50,000 +29.87% 1

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 158 (62.95%) C
2 120 (47.81%) VHDL
3 111 (44.22%) C++
4 92 (36.65%) Degree
5 86 (34.26%) Software Engineering
6 85 (33.86%) Security Cleared
7 84 (33.47%) Electronics
8 81 (32.27%) SC Cleared
9 62 (24.70%) Algorithms
10 61 (24.30%) Python
11 50 (19.92%) Signal Processing
12 47 (18.73%) Linux
13 44 (17.53%) Verilog
13 44 (17.53%) MATLAB
14 42 (16.73%) FPGA Design
15 41 (16.33%) Embedded C
15 41 (16.33%) Digital Signal Processing
16 38 (15.14%) Firmware
16 38 (15.14%) Computer Science
17 37 (14.74%) Embedded Systems
18 35 (13.94%) Xilinx
18 35 (13.94%) Mentoring
19 33 (13.15%) OO
20 31 (12.35%) ASIC
21 30 (11.95%) Embedded Linux
22 29 (11.55%) Mathematics
23 28 (11.16%) CPLD
23 28 (11.16%) Rational DOORS
23 28 (11.16%) Software-Defined Radio
23 28 (11.16%) Schematic Capture

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 (0.40%) lighttpd
Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Mathematica
2 5 (1.99%) Doxygen
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.59%) Simulink
4 1 (0.40%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.40%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.16%) Software-Defined Radio
2 27 (10.76%) Ethernet
3 15 (5.98%) Wireless
4 13 (5.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.79%) RS-485
6 6 (2.39%) DHCP
6 6 (2.39%) RS-232
6 6 (2.39%) SNMP
7 4 (1.59%) Bluetooth
7 4 (1.59%) Modbus
7 4 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.20%) DNS
8 3 (1.20%) Internet
9 2 (0.80%) GSM
10 1 (0.40%) CDMA
10 1 (0.40%) HTTP
10 1 (0.40%) Network Security
10 1 (0.40%) Profibus
10 1 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.40%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) DB2
1 1 (0.40%) MySQL
1 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (11.16%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (6.37%) LabVIEW
3 15 (5.98%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.18%) Polyspace
4 13 (5.18%) VectorCAST
4 13 (5.18%) Visual Studio
5 12 (4.78%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.59%) GCC
7 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.40%) CMake
7 1 (0.40%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.40%) JUnit
7 1 (0.40%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) Valgrind
General
1 84 (33.47%) Electronics
2 21 (8.37%) Automotive
3 19 (7.57%) Aerospace
3 19 (7.57%) Marketing
4 17 (6.77%) Manufacturing
5 16 (6.37%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.78%) Finance
7 11 (4.38%) Military
8 5 (1.99%) Avionics
9 3 (1.20%) Law
10 2 (0.80%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 53 (21.12%) Electronics Engineer
2 45 (17.93%) FPGA Engineer
2 45 (17.93%) Software Engineer
3 40 (15.94%) Design Engineer
4 28 (11.16%) Embedded Engineer
4 28 (11.16%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 25 (9.96%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 24 (9.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 24 (9.56%) Senior FPGA Engineer
7 23 (9.16%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (8.37%) Developer
9 19 (7.57%) FPGA Developer
9 19 (7.57%) Principal Engineer
10 17 (6.77%) Hardware Engineer
10 17 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (6.37%) Senior Design Engineer
11 16 (6.37%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
12 15 (5.98%) Consultant
12 15 (5.98%) Software Consultant
13 13 (5.18%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.58%) .NET
2 12 (4.78%) Yocto
3 11 (4.38%) JSP
3 11 (4.38%) STL
4 8 (3.19%) MFC
4 8 (3.19%) OpenCL
5 7 (2.79%) Flash
6 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.40%) Ajax
6 1 (0.40%) HTML
6 1 (0.40%) HTML5
6 1 (0.40%) LDAP
6 1 (0.40%) Middleware
6 1 (0.40%) Qt
6 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 120 (47.81%) VHDL
2 62 (24.70%) Algorithms
3 44 (17.53%) Verilog
4 37 (14.74%) Embedded Systems
5 31 (12.35%) ASIC
6 28 (11.16%) CPLD
7 17 (6.77%) Device Driver
8 15 (5.98%) Robotics
9 13 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (4.78%) Optoelectronics
11 8 (3.19%) 3D Graphics
11 8 (3.19%) Analogue Electronics
11 8 (3.19%) CUDA
12 5 (1.99%) Lidar
13 4 (1.59%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (1.59%) User Experience
14 3 (1.20%) Acoustics
15 2 (0.80%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.73%) Linux
2 30 (11.95%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (3.98%) Windows
4 2 (0.80%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) CentOS
5 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (34.26%) Software Engineering
2 50 (19.92%) Signal Processing
3 42 (16.73%) FPGA Design
4 41 (16.33%) Digital Signal Processing
5 38 (15.14%) Computer Science
6 35 (13.94%) Mentoring
7 33 (13.15%) OO
8 29 (11.55%) Mathematics
9 28 (11.16%) Schematic Capture
10 27 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (10.36%) UML
12 25 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (8.76%) Image Processing
14 20 (7.97%) Kalman Filter
14 20 (7.97%) OOD
14 20 (7.97%) Physics
14 20 (7.97%) Systems Engineering
14 20 (7.97%) Unit Testing
14 20 (7.97%) Validation
15 18 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 158 (62.95%) C
2 111 (44.22%) C++
3 61 (24.30%) Python
4 44 (17.53%) MATLAB
5 41 (16.33%) Embedded C
6 26 (10.36%) Assembly Language
7 23 (9.16%) Java
8 20 (7.97%) Ada
9 17 (6.77%) Embedded C++
10 16 (6.37%) Bash Shell
11 13 (5.18%) C#
11 13 (5.18%) Tcl
12 8 (3.19%) Cython
12 8 (3.19%) JavaScript
13 6 (2.39%) Perl
14 2 (0.80%) C-shell
15 1 (0.40%) Lua
15 1 (0.40%) SQL
15 1 (0.40%) VB
15 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 92 (36.65%) Degree
2 85 (33.86%) Security Cleared
3 81 (32.27%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.78%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.59%) HND
7 2 (0.80%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.80%) PhD
7 2 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.40%) CCNA
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.40%) HNC
8 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.40%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.58%) IEC 61508
2 11 (4.38%) QA
3 8 (3.19%) DICOM
4 3 (1.20%) DO-254
5 2 (0.80%) JTAG
6 1 (0.40%) MISRA
6 1 (0.40%) MISRA C
System Software
1 38 (15.14%) Firmware
2 2 (0.80%) KVM
2 2 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Ansible
1 1 (0.40%) Graylog
1 1 (0.40%) Nagios
1 1 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (13.94%) Xilinx
2 27 (10.76%) EMC
3 26 (10.36%) Altera
4 22 (8.76%) Intel
4 22 (8.76%) Mentor Graphics
5 13 (5.18%) SAP
6 7 (2.79%) Cadence
7 5 (1.99%) Synopsys
8 4 (1.59%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.20%) Cisco
10 2 (0.80%) Apple
10 2 (0.80%) Google
10 2 (0.80%) Parasoft
10 2 (0.80%) VMware
11 1 (0.40%) Actel
11 1 (0.40%) Borland
11 1 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.40%) Lattice Semiconductor
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle