The median annual salary for a FPGA Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
FPGA Design Engineer
UK
Rank 855 956 951
Rank change year-on-year +101 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Design Engineer 12 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.008% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 5
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

FPGA Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured FPGA Design Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for FPGA Design Engineer in the UK

FPGA Design Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FPGA Design Engineer.

Salary trend for FPGA Design Engineer in the UK

FPGA Design Engineer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +96 12 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East of England +31 9 £45,000 -20.35% 1
Cambridge - 8 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
South East +77 3 £45,000 -7.21% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +16 1 £45,000 -20.00%
Iver - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -

FPGA Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, FPGA Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring FPGA Design Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (93.75%) FPGA Design
3 11 (68.75%) Verilog
3 11 (68.75%) C
4 9 (56.25%) MATLAB
4 9 (56.25%) Xilinx
4 9 (56.25%) Digital Signal Processing
4 9 (56.25%) Signal Processing
5 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (50.00%) C++
6 7 (43.75%) Degree
7 6 (37.50%) LTE
7 6 (37.50%) Altera
7 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
7 6 (37.50%) Python
7 6 (37.50%) Bluetooth
7 6 (37.50%) ASIC
7 6 (37.50%) DVB
7 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
7 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (37.50%) Wireless
7 6 (37.50%) SystemC
7 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Firmware
9 3 (18.75%) TDMA
9 3 (18.75%) Electronics
9 3 (18.75%) Validation
9 3 (18.75%) Device Driver
9 3 (18.75%) VHDL
9 3 (18.75%) Simulink

FPGA Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) GNU Octave
1 3 (18.75%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Bluetooth
1 6 (37.50%) DVB
1 6 (37.50%) LTE
1 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (37.50%) Wireless
2 3 (18.75%) CDMA
2 3 (18.75%) Software-Defined Radio
2 3 (18.75%) TDMA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (68.75%) Verilog
3 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (37.50%) ASIC
4 6 (37.50%) SystemC
5 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
5 3 (18.75%) Device Driver
5 3 (18.75%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) FPGA Design
2 9 (56.25%) Digital Signal Processing
2 9 (56.25%) Signal Processing
3 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C
2 9 (56.25%) MATLAB
3 8 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (37.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Xilinx
2 6 (37.50%) Altera
3 1 (6.25%) Mentor Graphics
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 27 days ago