Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 302 331
Rank change year-on-year +20 +29 -19
Permanent jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 12 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.57% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 14
West Midlands median annual salary £53,250 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.11% +26.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £34,300 £39,350 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 3,689 4,028 4,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.42% 40.18% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,621 3,244 3,375
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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 +24 6 £68,750 +44.74% 2
Worcestershire +17 5 £47,500 - 7
Birmingham -13 1 £49,000 +30.67%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 10 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (75.00%) C
2 9 (75.00%) VHDL
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) CPLD
4 6 (50.00%) RS-485
5 5 (41.67%) FPGA Design
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (41.67%) Digital Signal Processing
5 5 (41.67%) Signal Processing
5 5 (41.67%) Node.js
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
5 5 (41.67%) Verilog
5 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) Electronics
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (33.33%) C++
6 4 (33.33%) 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 6 (50.00%) RS-485
2 5 (41.67%) SNMP
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (75.00%) VHDL
3 6 (50.00%) CPLD
4 5 (41.67%) Verilog
5 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (16.67%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
2 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (41.67%) Digital Signal Processing
2 5 (41.67%) FPGA Design
2 5 (41.67%) Signal Processing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
6 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 26262
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) EMC