The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 787 835 768
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -67
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 106 72 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.063% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83 59 92
Average salary £50,000 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.60% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £50,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -3.88%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44813 44603 43190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.87% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35889 34686 34870
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VHDL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VHDL within the UK.

VHDL Salary Trend in the UK

VHDL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VHDL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

VHDL Salary Histogram in the UK

VHDL
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England +38 105 £50,000 +15.60% 27
South East +21 45 £50,000 +15.60% 10
London +34 25 £52,500 -7.48% 2
Berkshire - 19 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +3 14 £37,500 -11.76%
Newbury - 13 £50,000 -
Hampshire +12 11 £45,000 +50.00% 3
East of England -3 11 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Surrey -10 11 £46,000 +6.35% 2
Leicestershire +16 9 £50,000 +47.05%
Guildford -6 9 £46,250 +2.77%
Loughborough - 9 £50,000 -
Andover - 7 £45,000 - 1
City of London +28 5 £52,500 -17.32%
Nottingham -2 5 £36,250 -19.44%
Nottinghamshire -8 5 £36,250 -19.44%
South West -21 5 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Hertfordshire - 5 £36,000 - 1
North West - 4 £34,000 - 1
St Helens - 4 £34,000 -
Merseyside - 4 £34,000 -
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £52,500 - 2
Suffolk +1 3 £53,500 -
Thatcham - 3 £50,000 -
Cambridge +11 2 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Wiltshire 0 2 £41,500 -20.95% 1
West Sussex -3 2 - -
Chippenham - 2 £41,500 -
Watford - 2 - -
Woking +3 1 £39,000 -17.89% 1

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 178 (94.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 114 (60.64%) Degree
3 98 (52.13%) C
4 95 (50.53%) C++
5 92 (48.94%) Electronics
6 64 (34.04%) Verilog
7 57 (30.32%) Linux
8 51 (27.13%) Firmware
9 46 (24.47%) EMC
10 37 (19.68%) Java
11 33 (17.55%) Xilinx
11 33 (17.55%) Signal Processing
12 31 (16.49%) Computer Science
13 30 (15.96%) Embedded Systems
14 28 (14.89%) Altera
14 28 (14.89%) Ethernet
15 24 (12.77%) OO
16 21 (11.17%) Algorithms
17 19 (10.11%) Digital Signal Processing
17 19 (10.11%) Software Engineering
17 19 (10.11%) Mathematics
17 19 (10.11%) Physics
18 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
19 17 (9.04%) Wireless
19 17 (9.04%) MATLAB
19 17 (9.04%) PhD
20 16 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
20 16 (8.51%) Manufacturing
20 16 (8.51%) Embedded Linux
21 15 (7.98%) Device Driver

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.06%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Simulink
1 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.89%) Ethernet
2 17 (9.04%) Wireless
3 13 (6.91%) Software-Defined Radio
4 10 (5.32%) InfiniBand
5 9 (4.79%) 3G
6 7 (3.72%) Internet
7 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.06%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 2 (1.06%) Skype
9 1 (0.53%) 4G
9 1 (0.53%) DVB
9 1 (0.53%) SSL
9 1 (0.53%) GSM
Development Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.13%) LLVM
2 4 (2.13%) Eclipse RCP
2 4 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.60%) Subversion
3 3 (1.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
General
1 92 (48.94%) Electronics
2 16 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.98%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.32%) Aerospace
5 9 (4.79%) Automotive
6 8 (4.26%) Military
7 7 (3.72%) Finance
7 7 (3.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.66%) Games
9 4 (2.13%) Marketing
10 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.06%) Advertising
11 1 (0.53%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 77 (40.96%) Hardware Engineer
2 55 (29.26%) Design Engineer
3 49 (26.06%) FPGA Engineer
4 34 (18.09%) Electronics Engineer
5 28 (14.89%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 23 (12.23%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 18 (9.57%) Developer
8 17 (9.04%) FPGA Developer
9 14 (7.45%) Firmware Engineer
10 10 (5.32%) Senior Hardware Engineer
11 9 (4.79%) Designer
11 9 (4.79%) Senior Designer
11 9 (4.79%) FPGA Designer
11 9 (4.79%) Digital Design Engineer
12 8 (4.26%) Senior Design Engineer
13 7 (3.72%) Electrical Engineer
14 5 (2.66%) ASIC Design Engineer
15 4 (2.13%) Graduate
15 4 (2.13%) Software Engineer
15 4 (2.13%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.79%) JSP
2 3 (1.60%) Qt
2 3 (1.60%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 178 (94.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 64 (34.04%) Verilog
3 31 (16.49%) Computer Science
4 30 (15.96%) Embedded Systems
5 21 (11.17%) Algorithms
6 19 (10.11%) Mathematics
6 19 (10.11%) Physics
7 15 (7.98%) Device Driver
8 9 (4.79%) ASIC
9 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.13%) CPLD
11 3 (1.60%) Photography
11 3 (1.60%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (1.60%) 3D Printing
11 3 (1.60%) Arduino
12 2 (1.06%) SystemC
12 2 (1.06%) Data Conversion
12 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.53%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.32%) Linux
2 16 (8.51%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (6.38%) Android
4 6 (3.19%) UNIX
5 4 (2.13%) Windows
6 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.55%) Signal Processing
2 24 (12.77%) OO
3 19 (10.11%) Software Engineering
3 19 (10.11%) Digital Signal Processing
4 16 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (7.98%) Cyber Security
6 13 (6.91%) OOP
7 12 (6.38%) Android Development
8 9 (4.79%) Video Processing
8 9 (4.79%) Integration Testing
9 8 (4.26%) CAE
9 8 (4.26%) Validation
10 7 (3.72%) Information Security
10 7 (3.72%) Electronic Design Automation
11 6 (3.19%) Change Control
11 6 (3.19%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.66%) Computer Architecture
12 5 (2.66%) Multithreading
12 5 (2.66%) Time Management
12 5 (2.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (52.13%) C
2 95 (50.53%) C++
3 37 (19.68%) Java
4 17 (9.04%) MATLAB
5 14 (7.45%) Embedded C
6 13 (6.91%) Perl
6 13 (6.91%) Tcl
7 11 (5.85%) Python
8 6 (3.19%) Assembly Language
9 3 (1.60%) VB
9 3 (1.60%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.06%) C#
10 2 (1.06%) VC++
10 2 (1.06%) VB6
10 2 (1.06%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 114 (60.64%) Degree
2 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.04%) PhD
4 14 (7.45%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.79%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) PMP
6 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.06%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) JTAG
2 1 (0.53%) DO-254
2 1 (0.53%) DO-160
System Software
1 51 (27.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 46 (24.47%) EMC
2 33 (17.55%) Xilinx
3 28 (14.89%) Altera
4 11 (5.85%) Synopsys
5 9 (4.79%) Synplicity
6 7 (3.72%) Cadence
7 3 (1.60%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (1.06%) Atmel
8 2 (1.06%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (1.06%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.06%) QNX
9 1 (0.53%) MKS
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: market rate+ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Airbus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Barnstaple
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Barnstaple
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago