The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 74 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.41% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 0.43% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.50% +33.33%
VHDL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
182 232 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.14% 36.19% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 154 194 123
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VHDL across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VHDL
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VHDL across the Staffordshire region.

VHDL Salary Trend in Staffordshire

VHDL
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £50,000 -
VHDL
West Midlands

VHDL
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Electronics
1 7 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) PhD
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 3 (42.86%) Simulink
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Signal Processing
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Chartered Engineer

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (42.86%) Simulink
General
1 7 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Development Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Signal Processing
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) PhD
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Chartered Engineer