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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 237 239 242
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 8 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.13% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.36% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +8.67%
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
2189 2233 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.20% 37.55% 36.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1789 1825 1838
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 4 £35,000 - 3
Dorset +11 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Wiltshire +4 2 £35,000 -15.66%
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 24 (77.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (74.19%) Electronics
3 19 (61.29%) C++
4 13 (41.94%) Manufacturing
5 11 (35.48%) Verilog
5 11 (35.48%) EMC
5 11 (35.48%) Java
6 10 (32.26%) Ethernet
6 10 (32.26%) Signal Processing
6 10 (32.26%) Algorithms
7 9 (29.03%) C
8 8 (25.81%) C#
8 8 (25.81%) HTML
8 8 (25.81%) .NET
8 8 (25.81%) CPLD
8 8 (25.81%) Web Development
8 8 (25.81%) HTML5
8 8 (25.81%) Digital Signal Processing
8 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
8 8 (25.81%) Cybercrime
8 8 (25.81%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (19.35%) Xilinx
10 5 (16.13%) Mentor Graphics
10 5 (16.13%) Cryptography
10 5 (16.13%) Ruby
10 5 (16.13%) Firmware
10 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma
10 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.13%) Schematic Capture

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 3 (9.68%) MS Office
1 3 (9.68%) OrCAD
2 2 (6.45%) GNU Octave
3 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Ethernet
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.23%) RS-485
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 23 (74.19%) Electronics
2 13 (41.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Electronics Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Graduate
2 8 (25.81%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Design Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) FPGA Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) DSP Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) DSP Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) VHDL Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
1 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) HTML5
2 3 (9.68%) OpenCL
3 2 (6.45%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (77.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (35.48%) Verilog
3 10 (32.26%) Algorithms
4 8 (25.81%) CPLD
4 8 (25.81%) Cybercrime
4 8 (25.81%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (16.13%) Cryptography
6 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Signal Processing
2 8 (25.81%) Digital Signal Processing
2 8 (25.81%) Web Development
3 5 (16.13%) Schematic Capture
3 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Functional Programming
6 2 (6.45%) Open Source
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) C
4 8 (25.81%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded C
6 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) EMC
2 6 (19.35%) Xilinx
3 5 (16.13%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (9.68%) Cadence
5 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Actel
6 1 (3.23%) Atmel
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