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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
England / South West
Rank 230 233 234
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 9 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.82% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 8
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £38,500 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £44,050
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -

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
1701 2185 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.47% 37.70% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1349 1657 1540
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing VHDL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -6 8 £43,250 +3.59%
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing VHDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 18 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (59.26%) C
3 13 (48.15%) EMC
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Electronics
4 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 12 (44.44%) Schematic Capture
5 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 9 (33.33%) C++
6 9 (33.33%) J2EE
6 9 (33.33%) Web Services
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) OpenCL
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
8 7 (25.93%) OrCAD
8 7 (25.93%) Cadence
8 7 (25.93%) CPLD
9 6 (22.22%) Java
10 5 (18.52%) Embedded C
11 4 (14.81%) Xilinx
11 4 (14.81%) Firmware
11 4 (14.81%) Avionics
12 3 (11.11%) Regression Analysis
12 3 (11.11%) Altera
12 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 3 (11.11%) Tcl
12 3 (11.11%) Perl
12 3 (11.11%) Automotive

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (25.93%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (48.15%) Electronics
2 4 (14.81%) Avionics
3 3 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Electronics Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Design Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Design Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Ada Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Ada Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) FPGA Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Electronics Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) J2EE
1 9 (33.33%) OpenCL
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (25.93%) CPLD
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Schematic Capture
3 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) Regression Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
5 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (3.70%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (3.70%) FPGA Design
6 1 (3.70%) Physics
6 1 (3.70%) Power Management
6 1 (3.70%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C
2 9 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) Embedded C
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) Tcl
6 1 (3.70%) Ada
6 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Def Stans
1 1 (3.70%) DO-178B
1 1 (3.70%) DO-254
1 1 (3.70%) IEC 61508
1 1 (3.70%) ISO26262
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) EMC
2 7 (25.93%) Cadence
3 4 (14.81%) Xilinx
4 3 (11.11%) Altera
5 1 (3.70%) Actel
5 1 (3.70%) Atmel
5 1 (3.70%) Mentor Graphics