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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 226 230 222
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 14 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 5
Average salary £39,500 £75,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.33% +163.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £43,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £78,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.80%
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
2064 2314 2124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.62% 39.06% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1893 1823
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VHDL across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VHDL Salary Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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 -10 6 £40,000 -8.04% 2
Bristol +8 5 £40,000 -46.66% 2
Cornwall - 2 £39,000 -
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (88.24%) C
3 10 (58.82%) C++
4 8 (47.06%) Verilog
5 7 (41.18%) Electronics
5 7 (41.18%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
6 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++
6 6 (35.29%) Xilinx
7 5 (29.41%) Digital Signal Processing
7 5 (29.41%) Signal Processing
7 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
8 4 (23.53%) Aerospace
8 4 (23.53%) CPLD
8 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
9 3 (17.65%) ASIC
9 3 (17.65%) Firmware
9 3 (17.65%) EMC
9 3 (17.65%) Java
10 2 (11.76%) Perl
10 2 (11.76%) VBA
10 2 (11.76%) Ada
10 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
10 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
10 2 (11.76%) JTAG
10 2 (11.76%) IEC 61508
10 2 (11.76%) DO-178B
10 2 (11.76%) DO-254
10 2 (11.76%) DO-160
10 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.76%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
1 2 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (41.18%) Electronics
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (23.53%) Aerospace
4 2 (11.76%) Automotive
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Avionics
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) FPGA Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Firmware Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior FPGA Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (47.06%) Verilog
3 4 (23.53%) CPLD
4 3 (17.65%) ASIC
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Digital Signal Processing
1 5 (29.41%) Signal Processing
2 2 (11.76%) UML
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (5.88%) CAD
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C
2 10 (58.82%) C++
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) VBA
5 2 (11.76%) Ada
5 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
5 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) JTAG
1 2 (11.76%) IEC 61508
1 2 (11.76%) DO-178B
1 2 (11.76%) DO-254
1 2 (11.76%) DO-160
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Xilinx
2 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Cadence
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Synopsys
3 2 (11.76%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (11.76%) Altera
4 1 (5.88%) Lattice Semiconductor
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