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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank - 78 73
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.41% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.50% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.60% +1.76%
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
255 200 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 39.29% 27.40% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 216 167 227
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Simulink
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Signal Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) MKS
3 1 (33.33%) Stateflow
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) Verilog
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Altera
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) Simulink
2 1 (33.33%) Stateflow
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Signal Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) MKS
1 1 (33.33%) Altera