Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 300 328 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 - +320
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 25 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 0
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £38,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.35% - -
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 3752 4184 3536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.43% 36.54% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 3083 2826
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Coventry - 9 £60,000 -
Worcestershire -5 8 £47,500 +18.75%
Staffordshire +16 4 £45,000 -
Herefordshire -7 3 £47,500 +26.67%
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 25 (100.00%) Electronics
2 19 (76.00%) Degree
3 16 (64.00%) C
4 15 (60.00%) VHDL
5 13 (52.00%) Ethernet
5 13 (52.00%) EMC
6 10 (40.00%) MATLAB
6 10 (40.00%) Subversion
7 8 (32.00%) Verilog
8 7 (28.00%) CPLD
8 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
8 7 (28.00%) Firmware
8 7 (28.00%) FPGA Design
9 6 (24.00%) Schematic Capture
9 6 (24.00%) Atmel
9 6 (24.00%) xDSL
9 6 (24.00%) ADSL2+
9 6 (24.00%) CAD
9 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (24.00%) Broadband
9 6 (24.00%) Embedded C
9 6 (24.00%) C++
9 6 (24.00%) VDSL
9 6 (24.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 6 (24.00%) Cadence
10 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.00%) Xilinx
10 5 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (16.00%) Profibus

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (24.00%) ADSL2+
2 6 (24.00%) Broadband
2 6 (24.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 6 (24.00%) VDSL
2 6 (24.00%) xDSL
3 4 (16.00%) Profibus
3 4 (16.00%) RS-485
4 3 (12.00%) SNMP
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (16.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (100.00%) Electronics
2 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.00%) Military
5 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Design Engineer
1 9 (36.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) FPGA Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Process Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) VHDL
2 8 (32.00%) Verilog
3 7 (28.00%) CPLD
4 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (12.00%) ASIC
6 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) VxWorks
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) FPGA Design
2 6 (24.00%) CAD
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (24.00%) Schematic Capture
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (16.00%) Release Management
4 4 (16.00%) Requirements Management
4 4 (16.00%) Signal Processing
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
4 4 (16.00%) V-Model
5 3 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (12.00%) Physics
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C
2 10 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 6 (24.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (16.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (12.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) IEC 61508
1 4 (16.00%) IEC 62304
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) EMC
2 6 (24.00%) Atmel
2 6 (24.00%) Cadence
3 5 (20.00%) Xilinx
4 4 (16.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (16.00%) Coverity
5 3 (12.00%) Mentor Graphics