The median annual salary for a FPGA Designer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Designer
UK
Rank 855 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Designer 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
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 Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FPGA Designer in the UK

FPGA Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FPGA Designer in the UK

FPGA Designer
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
London - 2 £60,000 -
England - 2 £60,000 -

FPGA Designer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, FPGA Designer 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 Designer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (100.00%) VHDL
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) InfiniBand
1 3 (100.00%) Device Driver Development
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) FPGA Design
3 1 (33.33%) High-Frequency Trading

FPGA Designer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) InfiniBand
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (100.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Device Driver Development
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) FPGA Design
2 1 (33.33%) High-Frequency Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EMC