The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 239 232 236
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 15 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.18% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.54% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -29.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2307 2021 2176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.23% 33.68% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1747 1634 1750
Average salary £40,000 £37,103 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.80% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VHDL
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VHDL Salary Trend in the South West

VHDL
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Gloucestershire +8 9 £45,000 +26.76%
Dorset +14 6 £42,500 +21.42%
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 24 (82.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 22 (75.86%) Electronics
3 16 (55.17%) EMC
3 16 (55.17%) Ethernet
4 15 (51.72%) CPLD
5 11 (37.93%) C
5 11 (37.93%) C++
6 10 (34.48%) Six Sigma
6 10 (34.48%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.69%) OrCAD
8 5 (17.24%) Schematic Capture
8 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.24%) OpenCL
8 5 (17.24%) Cadence
8 5 (17.24%) Java
8 5 (17.24%) Perl
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Mac OS X
8 5 (17.24%) Apple
8 5 (17.24%) Firmware
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Ruby
8 5 (17.24%) JIRA
8 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
8 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Scala

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Ethernet
2 10 (34.48%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.90%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
General
1 22 (75.86%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Team Leader
2 8 (27.59%) Design Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Digital Design Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) FPGA Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) C Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C/C++ Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) OpenCL
2 2 (6.90%) Kafka
2 2 (6.90%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (82.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (51.72%) CPLD
3 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
4 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.90%) ASIC
5 2 (6.90%) Internet of Things
5 2 (6.90%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Mac OS X
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
1 10 (34.48%) Six Sigma
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Open Source
2 5 (17.24%) Schematic Capture
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.90%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C
1 11 (37.93%) C++
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Perl
2 5 (17.24%) Ruby
2 5 (17.24%) Scala
3 4 (13.79%) Assembly Language
3 4 (13.79%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded C
3 4 (13.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) DO-160
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Firmware
2 2 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) EMC
2 5 (17.24%) Apple
2 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
2 5 (17.24%) Cadence
3 4 (13.79%) Altera
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Xilinx