The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 815 849 905
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +56
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 81 92 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.085% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 73 70 52
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,250 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +9.82%

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
39200 45916 45246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.99% 42.42% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31973 36947 35341
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VHDL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +34 73 £42,500 -15.00% 14
South East +14 23 £37,500 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +29 22 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Leicestershire +11 21 £42,500 -
London +39 17 £55,000 +4.76%
Loughborough -1 17 £42,500 -
Hampshire +2 10 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Scotland +31 8 £42,500 - 1
South West -4 8 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Berkshire +2 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Petersfield - 6 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £35,000 - 3
East of England +18 3 £30,000 -42.85% 7
Cambridge +16 3 £30,000 -50.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £30,000 -50.00% 6
Newbury -4 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Gloucester - 3 £35,000 - 1
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Dorset +6 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Wiltshire +2 2 £35,000 -15.66%
Oxfordshire +2 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Thatcham -6 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Hastings - 2 £45,000 -
Dunfermline - 2 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Fife - 2 £42,500 -
City of London +39 1 £62,500 +19.04%
Guildford +14 1 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £57,500 -

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for VHDL.

1 129 (70.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 113 (61.41%) Verilog
3 87 (47.28%) Degree
4 86 (46.74%) C
5 71 (38.59%) C++
6 70 (38.04%) Electronics
7 53 (28.80%) Signal Processing
8 51 (27.72%) Firmware
9 48 (26.09%) Xilinx
10 46 (25.00%) Python
11 42 (22.83%) Algorithms
12 41 (22.28%) MATLAB
13 39 (21.20%) Altera
14 33 (17.93%) Linux
15 30 (16.30%) Embedded Systems
15 30 (16.30%) Video Processing
16 27 (14.67%) Mathematics
16 27 (14.67%) Software Engineering
17 23 (12.50%) Manufacturing
18 22 (11.96%) ASIC
18 22 (11.96%) Java
18 22 (11.96%) Synopsys
18 22 (11.96%) Image Processing
18 22 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (11.41%) Telecoms
20 20 (10.87%) Ethernet
20 20 (10.87%) Digital Signal Processing
21 19 (10.33%) Schematic Capture
21 19 (10.33%) TCP/IP
21 19 (10.33%) Validation

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.63%) Apache Spark
1 3 (1.63%) Confluence
1 3 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.72%) OrCAD
3 3 (1.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.09%) GNU Octave
4 2 (1.09%) Mathcad
4 2 (1.09%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.54%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.87%) Ethernet
2 19 (10.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.89%) Wireless
4 8 (4.35%) Software-Defined Radio
5 5 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.63%) Internet
7 1 (0.54%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.54%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (0.54%) RS-232
7 1 (0.54%) RS-485
7 1 (0.54%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.17%) Big Data
2 3 (1.63%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.63%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.63%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (1.63%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (1.63%) JIRA
1 3 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 70 (38.04%) Electronics
2 23 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 21 (11.41%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.35%) Finance
5 7 (3.80%) Military
6 3 (1.63%) Avionics
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (30.98%) Developer
2 49 (26.63%) Hardware Engineer
3 45 (24.46%) Electronics Engineer
4 32 (17.39%) FPGA Developer
5 27 (14.67%) FPGA Engineer
6 26 (14.13%) Design Engineer
6 26 (14.13%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 22 (11.96%) Firmware Engineer
8 19 (10.33%) ASIC Engineer
8 19 (10.33%) Senior Developer
9 15 (8.15%) ASIC Design Engineer
9 15 (8.15%) Graduate
10 13 (7.07%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
11 12 (6.52%) Senior Systems Developer
11 12 (6.52%) Systems Developer
12 11 (5.98%) Electronics Design Engineer
12 11 (5.98%) VHDL Engineer
13 10 (5.43%) Software Developer
14 8 (4.35%) Senior Hardware Engineer
15 7 (3.80%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.24%) OpenCL
2 9 (4.89%) .NET
3 8 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 8 (4.35%) HTML
3 8 (4.35%) HTML5
4 6 (3.26%) JSP
5 3 (1.63%) Kafka
5 3 (1.63%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (1.09%) LLVM
7 1 (0.54%) Scilab
7 1 (0.54%) VRML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (70.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 113 (61.41%) Verilog
3 42 (22.83%) Algorithms
4 30 (16.30%) Embedded Systems
5 27 (14.67%) Mathematics
6 22 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (11.96%) ASIC
7 16 (8.70%) Computer Science
8 12 (6.52%) CPLD
8 12 (6.52%) Hedge funds
9 8 (4.35%) Cybercrime
9 8 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (4.35%) Physics
10 6 (3.26%) SystemC
11 5 (2.72%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (2.72%) Cryptography
11 5 (2.72%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.63%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.93%) Linux
2 11 (5.98%) Windows
3 7 (3.80%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.17%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.80%) Signal Processing
2 30 (16.30%) Video Processing
3 27 (14.67%) Software Engineering
4 22 (11.96%) Image Processing
5 20 (10.87%) Digital Signal Processing
6 19 (10.33%) Schematic Capture
6 19 (10.33%) Validation
7 15 (8.15%) Code Coverage
8 12 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.52%) Computer Vision
8 12 (6.52%) Proprietary Trading
9 8 (4.35%) Web Development
10 7 (3.80%) Open Source
10 7 (3.80%) Waterfall
11 6 (3.26%) High-Frequency Trading
11 6 (3.26%) OO
11 6 (3.26%) Prototyping
12 5 (2.72%) Electronic Design Automation
12 5 (2.72%) Six Sigma
12 5 (2.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 86 (46.74%) C
2 71 (38.59%) C++
3 46 (25.00%) Python
4 41 (22.28%) MATLAB
5 22 (11.96%) Java
6 18 (9.78%) Perl
6 18 (9.78%) Tcl
7 17 (9.24%) C#
8 15 (8.15%) Assembly Language
9 13 (7.07%) Embedded C
10 9 (4.89%) Ruby
11 8 (4.35%) VB
12 7 (3.80%) Scala
13 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.54%) Delphi
13 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (47.28%) Degree
2 18 (9.78%) PhD
2 18 (9.78%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.17%) ISO13485
2 3 (1.63%) Def Stans
2 3 (1.63%) DO-254
3 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 51 (27.72%) Firmware
2 3 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 48 (26.09%) Xilinx
2 39 (21.20%) Altera
3 22 (11.96%) Synopsys
4 18 (9.78%) EMC
5 12 (6.52%) Cadence
6 8 (4.35%) Mentor Graphics
7 7 (3.80%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.72%) Siemens
9 3 (1.63%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.63%) Atmel
9 3 (1.63%) IBM
9 3 (1.63%) Oracle
10 2 (1.09%) Apple
10 2 (1.09%) Synplicity
11 1 (0.54%) Actel
11 1 (0.54%) Google
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