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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 234 222 210
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 8 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.037% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.094% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
1987 2118 2067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.17% 39.68% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1736 1740
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,700
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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
Gloucestershire 0 8 £52,500 +5.00% 4
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (75.00%) C
3 12 (60.00%) C++
4 11 (55.00%) Electronics
5 10 (50.00%) Verilog
6 7 (35.00%) Firmware
6 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (30.00%) ASIC
7 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (25.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 5 (25.00%) Signal Processing
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Xilinx
9 4 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Coaching
9 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
9 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++
9 4 (20.00%) Aerospace
10 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
10 3 (15.00%) Linux
10 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (15.00%) Physics
11 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
11 2 (10.00%) Mentor Graphics
11 2 (10.00%) JTAG
11 2 (10.00%) Avionics

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
1 2 (10.00%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (5.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
1 2 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (55.00%) Electronics
2 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (10.00%) Automotive
4 2 (10.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Firmware Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) FPGA Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (50.00%) Verilog
3 6 (30.00%) ASIC
4 3 (15.00%) Physics
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 5 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 4 (20.00%) Coaching
3 4 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) CAD
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C
2 12 (60.00%) C++
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
6 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) VBA
6 2 (10.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) JTAG
1 2 (10.00%) IEC 61508
1 2 (10.00%) DO-178B
1 2 (10.00%) DO-254
1 2 (10.00%) DO-160
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (10.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (10.00%) Altera
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) Cadence
2 2 (10.00%) Synopsys
3 1 (5.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
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