Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 921 945 990
Rank change year-on-year +24 +45 +79
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 242 235 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 210 209 235
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £78,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% +2.86%

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 72,839 72,174 88,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.07% 40.77% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56,453 59,225 70,942
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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
England +9 219 £50,000 - 120
UK excluding London +15 187 £45,500 -4.21% 112
South East +30 73 £50,000 - 36
London +6 53 £60,000 - 14
East of England +25 40 £60,000 +26.32% 27
Midlands -3 25 £45,000 -10.00% 11
South West +2 19 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Scotland -26 18 £45,000 -7.69% 6
West Midlands +9 13 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East Midlands +11 12 £45,000 -18.18% 5
North of England +10 9 £42,500 - 12
North West -5 7 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Wales - 3 £36,000 -
Yorkshire +16 2 £42,500 +21.43%

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 129 (53.31%) C++
2 118 (48.76%) C
2 118 (48.76%) VHDL
3 111 (45.87%) Degree
4 81 (33.47%) Electronics
4 81 (33.47%) Software Engineering
5 76 (31.40%) FPGA Design
6 70 (28.93%) Linux
7 50 (20.66%) Firmware
8 49 (20.25%) Computer Science
9 44 (18.18%) Java
10 43 (17.77%) Algorithms
11 40 (16.53%) Cybersecurity
12 39 (16.12%) Machine Learning
13 37 (15.29%) High-Frequency Trading
14 36 (14.88%) Verilog
15 34 (14.05%) Ethernet
15 34 (14.05%) Embedded C
16 32 (13.22%) Embedded C++
16 32 (13.22%) C#
17 31 (12.81%) Device Driver
17 31 (12.81%) Xilinx
18 28 (11.57%) OO
18 28 (11.57%) Device Driver Development
19 27 (11.16%) Python
20 26 (10.74%) Security Cleared
21 25 (10.33%) Embedded Systems
22 23 (9.50%) Windows
22 23 (9.50%) InfiniBand
23 22 (9.09%) Low Latency

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 3 (1.24%) Confluence
1 3 (1.24%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.31%) OrCAD
2 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.07%) Simulink
3 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) Slack
2 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.05%) Ethernet
2 23 (9.50%) InfiniBand
3 6 (2.48%) Internet
4 5 (2.07%) Wireless
5 3 (1.24%) Profibus
5 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.83%) RS-232
6 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.83%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.41%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (0.41%) Network Security
7 1 (0.41%) RapidIO
7 1 (0.41%) RS-485
7 1 (0.41%) SMS
7 1 (0.41%) SNMP
7 1 (0.41%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.41%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (0.41%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.89%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (2.48%) LabVIEW
4 4 (1.65%) Subversion
5 3 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.24%) JIRA
5 3 (1.24%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (33.47%) Electronics
2 16 (6.61%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.96%) Law
4 9 (3.72%) Automotive
5 8 (3.31%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.07%) Military
7 3 (1.24%) Avionics
7 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (23.97%) Embedded Engineer
2 57 (23.55%) Software Engineer
3 50 (20.66%) FPGA Engineer
4 44 (18.18%) Electronics Engineer
5 34 (14.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 31 (12.81%) Hardware Engineer
7 28 (11.57%) Developer
8 24 (9.92%) Design Engineer
9 21 (8.68%) FPGA Developer
10 18 (7.44%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 17 (7.02%) C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (7.02%) Electronics Design Engineer
11 17 (7.02%) Principal Engineer
11 17 (7.02%) VHDL Engineer
12 16 (6.61%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 15 (6.20%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 14 (5.79%) Firmware Engineer
14 14 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (4.55%) Development Engineer
15 11 (4.55%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 17 (7.02%) STL
2 16 (6.61%) TensorFlow
3 14 (5.79%) POSIX
3 14 (5.79%) Qt
4 4 (1.65%) HTML
4 4 (1.65%) HTML5
5 2 (0.83%) .NET
5 2 (0.83%) OpenCL
5 2 (0.83%) WPF
6 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.41%) MFC
6 1 (0.41%) RESTful
6 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 118 (48.76%) VHDL
2 49 (20.25%) Computer Science
3 43 (17.77%) Algorithms
4 36 (14.88%) Verilog
5 31 (12.81%) Device Driver
6 25 (10.33%) Embedded Systems
7 17 (7.02%) Data Centre
7 17 (7.02%) Public Cloud
8 16 (6.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (4.96%) ASIC
11 9 (3.72%) CPLD
12 3 (1.24%) Robotics
13 2 (0.83%) CAN bus
13 2 (0.83%) Cyber Warfare
13 2 (0.83%) User Experience
14 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.41%) State Machine
14 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (28.93%) Linux
2 23 (9.50%) Windows
3 21 (8.68%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (4.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (1.24%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.83%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (33.47%) Software Engineering
2 76 (31.40%) FPGA Design
3 40 (16.53%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (16.12%) Machine Learning
5 37 (15.29%) High-Frequency Trading
6 28 (11.57%) Device Driver Development
6 28 (11.57%) OO
7 22 (9.09%) Low Latency
8 21 (8.68%) Embedded Software Development
8 21 (8.68%) Video Processing
9 19 (7.85%) Multithreading
9 19 (7.85%) Schematic Capture
9 19 (7.85%) Validation
10 17 (7.02%) OOP
11 16 (6.61%) Deep Learning
11 16 (6.61%) Physics
12 15 (6.20%) Signal Processing
13 14 (5.79%) Image Processing
14 13 (5.37%) CAD
14 13 (5.37%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 129 (53.31%) C++
2 118 (48.76%) C
3 44 (18.18%) Java
4 34 (14.05%) Embedded C
5 32 (13.22%) C#
5 32 (13.22%) Embedded C++
6 27 (11.16%) Python
7 13 (5.37%) MATLAB
8 9 (3.72%) Assembly Language
9 5 (2.07%) SQL
10 3 (1.24%) Perl
10 3 (1.24%) Tcl
11 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) Ada
12 1 (0.41%) Haskell
12 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.41%) PHP
12 1 (0.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 111 (45.87%) Degree
2 26 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.68%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.31%) PhD
5 4 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.65%) HNC
6 3 (1.24%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.83%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.44%) DO-254
2 6 (2.48%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.24%) IEC 62304
3 3 (1.24%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.41%) ECSS
5 1 (0.41%) JTAG
5 1 (0.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 50 (20.66%) Firmware
2 3 (1.24%) Docker
3 2 (0.83%) Ceph
3 2 (0.83%) GPFS
3 2 (0.83%) NFS
3 2 (0.83%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (0.41%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) Ansible
2 2 (0.83%) Grafana
2 2 (0.83%) Icinga
3 1 (0.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 31 (12.81%) Xilinx
2 21 (8.68%) Altera
3 15 (6.20%) EMC
4 6 (2.48%) Intel
4 6 (2.48%) Mentor Graphics
5 5 (2.07%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.24%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.24%) Coverity
7 2 (0.83%) Cadence
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.83%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.41%) IBM
8 1 (0.41%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 1 (0.41%) Synopsys