The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 98 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 7 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.48% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.95% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 6
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
VHDL
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
688 838 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.35% 47.72% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 564 617 566
Average salary £42,500 £39,420 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VHDL across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VHDL
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VHDL across the Cambridge region.

VHDL Salary Trend in Cambridge

VHDL
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VHDL across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

VHDL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing VHDL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VHDL.

1 12 (85.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (64.29%) Verilog
2 9 (64.29%) Electronics
3 8 (57.14%) Xilinx
4 7 (50.00%) C
4 7 (50.00%) C++
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) EMC
5 5 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
6 4 (28.57%) OpenCL
6 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Altera
6 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
7 2 (14.29%) Firmware
7 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
8 1 (7.14%) Python
8 1 (7.14%) PhD
8 1 (7.14%) ASIC
8 1 (7.14%) Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.14%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) Synopsys
8 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing VHDL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VHDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 9 (64.29%) Electronics
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) FPGA Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Digital Design Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Hardware Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (64.29%) Verilog
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
5 1 (7.14%) ASIC
5 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
1 7 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Xilinx
2 5 (35.71%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) Altera
4 1 (7.14%) Synopsys
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