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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 223 223 229
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 11 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.073% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £35,500 £62,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.20% +140.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
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
1951 2141 2089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.42% 38.84% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1747 1765
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -4 6 £35,500 -29.00% 4
Bristol +4 4 £40,750 -45.66% 2
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (80.00%) C
3 11 (55.00%) C++
4 10 (50.00%) Electronics
4 10 (50.00%) Verilog
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
6 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (30.00%) Embedded C
7 6 (30.00%) Embedded C++
7 6 (30.00%) Xilinx
7 6 (30.00%) Digital Signal Processing
7 6 (30.00%) Signal Processing
8 5 (25.00%) ASIC
9 4 (20.00%) Aerospace
9 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (20.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) CPLD
9 4 (20.00%) Firmware
10 3 (15.00%) Electronic Design Automation
10 3 (15.00%) EMC
10 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
10 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.00%) Coaching
11 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (10.00%) Simulink
11 2 (10.00%) Finance
11 2 (10.00%) Automotive
11 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
11 2 (10.00%) Cadence
11 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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%) Simulink
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
1 2 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (50.00%) Electronics
2 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Automotive
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) FPGA Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Firmware Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Hardware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (50.00%) Verilog
3 5 (25.00%) ASIC
4 4 (20.00%) CPLD
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 6 (30.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (15.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.00%) Coaching
3 2 (10.00%) CAD
3 2 (10.00%) UML
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C
2 11 (55.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded C++
4 4 (20.00%) Java
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 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) IEC 61508
1 2 (10.00%) DO-178B
1 2 (10.00%) DO-254
1 2 (10.00%) DO-160
1 2 (10.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Xilinx
2 3 (15.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) Cadence
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (10.00%) Synopsys
3 2 (10.00%) Altera
4 1 (5.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
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