The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 249 261 248
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 19 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.51% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 13
Average salary £53,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
VHDL
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3092 3109 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 39.82% 37.36% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2452 2450 2557
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VHDL
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

VHDL Salary Trend in the East of England

VHDL
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VHDL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

VHDL Salary Histogram in the East of England

VHDL
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +16 9 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Suffolk - 8 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +1 1 £60,000 -
Essex - 1 - - 1
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 25 (78.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 20 (62.50%) Electronics
2 20 (62.50%) Verilog
3 15 (46.88%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (43.75%) Degree
5 11 (34.38%) Xilinx
5 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
6 9 (28.13%) C
7 8 (25.00%) C++
8 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) Algorithms
8 7 (21.88%) EMC
9 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) Altera
10 5 (15.63%) OpenCL
10 5 (15.63%) Cyber Security
10 5 (15.63%) Signal Processing
10 5 (15.63%) Validation
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
11 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation
11 4 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (9.38%) JTAG
12 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
12 3 (9.38%) Firmware
13 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
13 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
13 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
14 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) Gigabit Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (62.50%) Electronics
2 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Design Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) FPGA Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Digital Design Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Development Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Hardware Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Senior FPGA Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Design Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (78.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 20 (62.50%) Verilog
3 15 (46.88%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (21.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.13%) ASIC
6 1 (3.13%) Data Conversion
6 1 (3.13%) CAN bus
6 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Validation
1 5 (15.63%) Signal Processing
1 5 (15.63%) Cyber Security
2 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (3.13%) CAE
3 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
3 1 (3.13%) Time Management
3 1 (3.13%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C
2 8 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Xilinx
2 7 (21.88%) EMC
3 5 (15.63%) Altera
4 1 (3.13%) Synopsys
4 1 (3.13%) QNX
4 1 (3.13%) Mentor Graphics
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago