Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 939 892 948
Rank change year-on-year -47 +56 +124
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 255 289 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 235 260 248
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,933 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,125 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 75,633 72,664 89,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.67% 42.43% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59,635 59,096 72,152
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,564
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.19% +7.92%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 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 -63 238 £45,000 -10.00% 90
UK excluding London -16 223 £45,000 - 96
South East +17 107 £45,000 -10.00% 31
South West -1 43 £45,500 +13.75% 18
London -54 35 £41,250 -31.25% 5
East of England -15 29 £60,000 +33.33% 23
North of England -7 19 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North West 0 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Scotland -36 11 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Midlands -39 10 £45,000 +5.88% 12
East Midlands -8 7 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Yorkshire - 6 £42,500 -
West Midlands -18 3 £57,500 +27.78% 7
Wales - 3 £38,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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.

1 143 (56.08%) C
2 136 (53.33%) C++
3 108 (42.35%) VHDL
4 107 (41.96%) Degree
5 94 (36.86%) Electronics
6 79 (30.98%) Linux
7 70 (27.45%) Software Engineering
8 68 (26.67%) FPGA Design
9 66 (25.88%) Firmware
10 64 (25.10%) Algorithms
11 54 (21.18%) Xilinx
12 51 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 48 (18.82%) Python
14 47 (18.43%) Altera
15 45 (17.65%) Embedded C
15 45 (17.65%) Verilog
16 44 (17.25%) Image Processing
17 42 (16.47%) Embedded Linux
18 37 (14.51%) Embedded C++
19 36 (14.12%) Security Cleared
20 35 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
21 33 (12.94%) SC Cleared
21 33 (12.94%) Embedded Systems
22 29 (11.37%) Device Driver
23 27 (10.59%) Signal Processing
24 26 (10.20%) Machine Learning
24 26 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
25 25 (9.80%) Ethernet
26 23 (9.02%) UML
26 23 (9.02%) Video Processing

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 (1.18%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.39%) GemFire
Applications
1 9 (3.53%) OrCAD
1 9 (3.53%) Simulink
2 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.57%) FrameMaker
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Slack
2 2 (0.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.80%) Ethernet
2 9 (3.53%) InfiniBand
3 8 (3.14%) Wireless
4 5 (1.96%) Internet
5 4 (1.57%) Network Security
5 4 (1.57%) RS-232
5 4 (1.57%) Wideband
6 3 (1.18%) RS-485
6 3 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.18%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.78%) HTTP
7 2 (0.78%) IPv4
7 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.78%) Software-Defined Radio
7 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.39%) 5G
8 1 (0.39%) Multicast
8 1 (0.39%) SMS
8 1 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.39%) Big Data
1 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.35%) LabVIEW
3 4 (1.57%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.18%) Subversion
5 2 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.78%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.78%) CMake
5 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.78%) JIRA
6 1 (0.39%) Clang
General
1 94 (36.86%) Electronics
2 19 (7.45%) Automotive
2 19 (7.45%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.92%) Finance
4 9 (3.53%) Aerospace
5 8 (3.14%) Avionics
6 5 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.57%) Law
7 4 (1.57%) Marketing
7 4 (1.57%) Publishing
8 3 (1.18%) Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (25.49%) FPGA Engineer
2 60 (23.53%) Electronics Engineer
3 53 (20.78%) Embedded Engineer
4 46 (18.04%) Software Engineer
5 43 (16.86%) Design Engineer
6 32 (12.55%) Hardware Engineer
7 31 (12.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 27 (10.59%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 25 (9.80%) Graduate
10 22 (8.63%) Linux Engineer
11 21 (8.24%) Developer
11 21 (8.24%) Principal Engineer
12 20 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
12 20 (7.84%) VHDL Engineer
13 18 (7.06%) FPGA Design Engineer
14 16 (6.27%) Embedded Linux Engineer
14 16 (6.27%) Firmware Engineer
15 13 (5.10%) Development Engineer
15 13 (5.10%) Senior Electronics Engineer
15 13 (5.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.75%) Yocto
2 6 (2.35%) STL
2 6 (2.35%) TensorFlow
3 3 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.78%) .NET
4 2 (0.78%) MFC
4 2 (0.78%) WPF
5 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.39%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.39%) LLVM
5 1 (0.39%) RESTful
5 1 (0.39%) Sphinx
5 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 108 (42.35%) VHDL
2 64 (25.10%) Algorithms
3 51 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 45 (17.65%) Verilog
5 33 (12.94%) Embedded Systems
6 29 (11.37%) Device Driver
7 16 (6.27%) ASIC
8 14 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (2.35%) Acoustics
10 6 (2.35%) Cyber Warfare
11 5 (1.96%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.96%) Fintech
11 5 (1.96%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (1.18%) CPLD
13 3 (1.18%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.18%) Robotics
13 3 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (30.98%) Linux
2 42 (16.47%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (5.10%) Windows
4 3 (1.18%) FreeRTOS
4 3 (1.18%) Unix
5 2 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) Android
6 1 (0.39%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.45%) Software Engineering
2 68 (26.67%) FPGA Design
3 44 (17.25%) Image Processing
4 35 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (10.59%) Signal Processing
6 26 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (10.20%) Machine Learning
7 23 (9.02%) UML
7 23 (9.02%) Video Processing
8 22 (8.63%) Schematic Capture
9 21 (8.24%) Digital Signal Processing
9 21 (8.24%) Validation
10 20 (7.84%) Mathematics
11 18 (7.06%) Device Driver Development
12 17 (6.67%) CAD
12 17 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
12 17 (6.67%) OO
13 16 (6.27%) Requirements Analysis
14 15 (5.88%) Computer Vision
14 15 (5.88%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 143 (56.08%) C
2 136 (53.33%) C++
3 48 (18.82%) Python
4 45 (17.65%) Embedded C
5 37 (14.51%) Embedded C++
6 20 (7.84%) MATLAB
7 16 (6.27%) C#
8 14 (5.49%) Java
9 10 (3.92%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.53%) Delphi
11 5 (1.96%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.96%) Perl
12 3 (1.18%) Tcl
13 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.39%) Haskell
14 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.39%) PHP
14 1 (0.39%) Ruby
14 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 107 (41.96%) Degree
2 36 (14.12%) Security Cleared
3 33 (12.94%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.49%) PhD
5 6 (2.35%) HNC
6 5 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.96%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.92%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) DO-160
2 4 (1.57%) DO-254
2 4 (1.57%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.78%) MiFID
5 1 (0.39%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 66 (25.88%) Firmware
2 3 (1.18%) Docker
3 2 (0.78%) Ceph
3 2 (0.78%) GPFS
3 2 (0.78%) NFS
3 2 (0.78%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.39%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) Ansible
2 2 (0.78%) Grafana
2 2 (0.78%) Icinga
2 2 (0.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 54 (21.18%) Xilinx
2 47 (18.43%) Altera
3 17 (6.67%) EMC
4 10 (3.92%) Cadence
5 9 (3.53%) Freescale
5 9 (3.53%) Synopsys
6 7 (2.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.35%) Intel
8 3 (1.18%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.78%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.39%) Apple
10 1 (0.39%) Facebook
10 1 (0.39%) Google
10 1 (0.39%) Informatica
10 1 (0.39%) Samsung
10 1 (0.39%) Sony