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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 230 230
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 7 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.18% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.49% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 3
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

Field-Programmable Gate Array is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1931 2228 1919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.58% 36.12% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1605 1571
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Coventry 0 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Herefordshire -6 3 £47,500 +26.66%
Worcestershire -6 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 16 (100.00%) Electronics
2 11 (68.75%) Firmware
2 11 (68.75%) C
3 10 (62.50%) Ethernet
3 10 (62.50%) VHDL
4 8 (50.00%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) EMC
5 7 (43.75%) Verilog
5 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 7 (43.75%) RS-485
6 5 (31.25%) CPLD
6 5 (31.25%) CAD
6 5 (31.25%) FPGA Design
6 5 (31.25%) Schematic Capture
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) ASIC
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
8 3 (18.75%) VDSL
8 3 (18.75%) Cadence
8 3 (18.75%) xDSL
8 3 (18.75%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 3 (18.75%) ADSL2+
8 3 (18.75%) Broadband
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
8 3 (18.75%) SNMP

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 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Ethernet
2 7 (43.75%) RS-485
3 3 (18.75%) ADSL2+
3 3 (18.75%) Broadband
3 3 (18.75%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 3 (18.75%) SNMP
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) VDSL
3 3 (18.75%) xDSL
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (100.00%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Design Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Junior
6 2 (12.50%) Junior Electronics Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) VHDL
2 7 (43.75%) Verilog
3 5 (31.25%) CPLD
4 4 (25.00%) ASIC
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (12.50%) Arduino
7 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) CAD
1 5 (31.25%) FPGA Design
1 5 (31.25%) Schematic Capture
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 2 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) IEC 61508
1 1 (6.25%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) EMC
2 3 (18.75%) Atmel
2 3 (18.75%) Cadence
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) Coverity
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago