The median annual salary for an FPGA Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Developer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 919 975
Rank change year-on-year +40 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring an FPGA Developer 11 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.014% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 7
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +8.69%  
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.69%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

FPGA Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FPGA Developer in the UK

FPGA Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FPGA Developer in the UK

FPGA Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +43 11 £60,000 +20.00% 2
London - 11 £60,000 - 2

FPGA Developer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, FPGA Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 24 (100.00%) Degree
2 23 (95.83%) VHDL
2 23 (95.83%) C
2 23 (95.83%) C++
2 23 (95.83%) Java
3 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
4 18 (75.00%) Linux
4 18 (75.00%) OO
4 18 (75.00%) Ethernet
4 18 (75.00%) Device Driver
4 18 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (75.00%) Low Latency
4 18 (75.00%) InfiniBand
4 18 (75.00%) High-Frequency Trading
4 18 (75.00%) Device Driver Development
4 18 (75.00%) FPGA Design
5 11 (45.83%) Firmware
6 9 (37.50%) Machine Learning
7 5 (20.83%) Digital Signal Processing
7 5 (20.83%) Signal Processing
8 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 1 (4.17%) Finance
8 1 (4.17%) Structured Programming
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering

FPGA Developer Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 18 (75.00%) InfiniBand
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (95.83%) VHDL
3 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
4 18 (75.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 18 (75.00%) Device Driver Development
1 18 (75.00%) FPGA Design
1 18 (75.00%) High-Frequency Trading
1 18 (75.00%) Low Latency
1 18 (75.00%) OO
2 9 (37.50%) Machine Learning
3 5 (20.83%) Digital Signal Processing
3 5 (20.83%) Signal Processing
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C
1 23 (95.83%) C++
1 23 (95.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Firmware
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