Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 267 299 297
Rank change year-on-year +32 -2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 12 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.37% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 22
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.56% -5.26% +46.15%
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,123 3,514 3,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.42% 36.26% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,185 2,633 2,729
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,826 £24,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Herefordshire 0 9 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Worcestershire -10 3 £47,500 +22.58% 3
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 12 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (91.67%) VHDL
2 11 (91.67%) CPLD
3 9 (75.00%) Verilog
3 9 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (75.00%) RS-485
3 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (75.00%) Node.js
3 9 (75.00%) C
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) SNMP
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (75.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Electronics
4 3 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) FPGA Design
5 2 (16.67%) Firmware
5 2 (16.67%) ASIC
6 1 (8.33%) UML

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (75.00%) RS-485
1 9 (75.00%) SNMP
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (91.67%) CPLD
2 11 (91.67%) VHDL
3 9 (75.00%) Verilog
4 2 (16.67%) ASIC
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (25.00%) FPGA Design
2 3 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) Embedded C
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware