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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 820 832 781
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -51
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 70 101 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 53 76 86
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,250 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +4.93%

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
42537 47814 43368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.82% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33559 37750 35151
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 -14 66 £46,750 +16.87% 24
South East +5 18 £50,000 +8.10% 5
London - 14 £45,000 - 1
East of England -9 13 £48,500 +38.57% 9
Cambridgeshire -12 9 £50,000 +42.85% 6
East Midlands +17 8 £35,000 -15.15% 4
Cambridge +2 8 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South West -15 6 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands -29 6 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £52,500 - 1
Derbyshire +18 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Derby +16 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Surrey +4 5 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Hampshire -1 5 £40,000 -15.78%
Gloucester - 5 £52,500 - 1
Kent +17 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Guildford +5 3 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Malvern 0 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Staffordshire -1 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Worcestershire -4 3 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Chinnor - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 2
Scotland +17 2 £25,000 -43.18% 1
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
North Wales - 2 £42,500 -
Dartford - 2 £50,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £50,000 -
City of London - 2 £42,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £37,500 - 2

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 133 (82.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 89 (55.28%) Electronics
3 85 (52.80%) Degree
4 78 (48.45%) C
5 64 (39.75%) C++
6 53 (32.92%) Firmware
7 52 (32.30%) Verilog
8 42 (26.09%) Signal Processing
9 38 (23.60%) Embedded Systems
10 34 (21.12%) Software Engineering
11 32 (19.88%) Xilinx
12 26 (16.15%) Altera
13 25 (15.53%) Algorithms
13 25 (15.53%) Linux
14 24 (14.91%) Telecoms
14 24 (14.91%) Aerospace
15 23 (14.29%) Military
15 23 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
15 23 (14.29%) Security Cleared
16 22 (13.66%) MATLAB
16 22 (13.66%) TCP/IP
17 21 (13.04%) Computer Science
18 20 (12.42%) EMC
19 19 (11.80%) SC Cleared
20 18 (11.18%) Java
21 16 (9.94%) CAD
22 15 (9.32%) Manufacturing
23 14 (8.70%) Assembly Language
23 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
24 13 (8.07%) Project Management

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Simulink
2 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.48%) MS Office
4 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.62%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.66%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.07%) Ethernet
2 13 (8.07%) Wireless
3 10 (6.21%) Software-Defined Radio
4 3 (1.86%) DVB
4 3 (1.86%) SSL
4 3 (1.86%) SAN
5 2 (1.24%) Internet
5 2 (1.24%) UMTS
5 2 (1.24%) WiMAX
5 2 (1.24%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (1.24%) LTE
6 1 (0.62%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.62%) GSM
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.86%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.24%) Subversion
3 2 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.62%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.62%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.62%) LLVM
4 1 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
General
1 89 (55.28%) Electronics
2 24 (14.91%) Telecoms
2 24 (14.91%) Aerospace
3 23 (14.29%) Military
4 15 (9.32%) Manufacturing
5 12 (7.45%) Finance
6 11 (6.83%) Avionics
7 9 (5.59%) Automotive
8 3 (1.86%) Games
9 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (29.19%) Hardware Engineer
2 38 (23.60%) Design Engineer
3 35 (21.74%) Electronics Engineer
4 24 (14.91%) FPGA Engineer
5 14 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 11 (6.83%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Senior Design Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Digital Design Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) Electrical Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) Development Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) Firmware Engineer
12 5 (3.11%) FPGA Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 4 (2.48%) Test Engineer
13 4 (2.48%) Senior FPGA Engineer
14 3 (1.86%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.35%) OpenCL
2 5 (3.11%) WPF
3 4 (2.48%) MFC
4 3 (1.86%) JSP
4 3 (1.86%) Qt
5 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 133 (82.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 52 (32.30%) Verilog
3 38 (23.60%) Embedded Systems
4 25 (15.53%) Algorithms
5 21 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 13 (8.07%) ASIC
6 13 (8.07%) Device Driver
6 13 (8.07%) Physics
7 11 (6.83%) Mathematics
8 10 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.11%) Chip and PIN
9 5 (3.11%) CPLD
10 3 (1.86%) Photography
10 3 (1.86%) STB
10 3 (1.86%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.86%) Data Conversion
10 3 (1.86%) DTV
10 3 (1.86%) PKI
10 3 (1.86%) IPTV
10 3 (1.86%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.53%) Linux
2 13 (8.07%) Windows
3 7 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.11%) Android
5 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.86%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.24%) UNIX
6 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.09%) Signal Processing
2 34 (21.12%) Software Engineering
3 23 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
4 16 (9.94%) CAD
5 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 13 (8.07%) Project Management
7 11 (6.83%) OO
7 11 (6.83%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (4.35%) Coaching
8 7 (4.35%) Line Management
8 7 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (3.73%) Data Analysis
9 6 (3.73%) OOD
10 5 (3.11%) CAE
10 5 (3.11%) PLM
10 5 (3.11%) Electronic Design Automation
10 5 (3.11%) Multithreading
10 5 (3.11%) Video Processing
10 5 (3.11%) Android Development
11 4 (2.48%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 78 (48.45%) C
2 64 (39.75%) C++
3 22 (13.66%) MATLAB
4 18 (11.18%) Java
5 14 (8.70%) Assembly Language
6 13 (8.07%) Embedded C
7 9 (5.59%) C#
8 6 (3.73%) SQL
9 5 (3.11%) VBA
9 5 (3.11%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.86%) Ada
10 3 (1.86%) VC++
10 3 (1.86%) Perl
11 2 (1.24%) Python
11 2 (1.24%) VB
11 2 (1.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 85 (52.80%) Degree
2 23 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 19 (11.80%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.83%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.97%) PhD
6 6 (3.73%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) JTAG
2 11 (6.83%) DO-254
3 8 (4.97%) ISO 9001
4 6 (3.73%) IEC 61508
5 3 (1.86%) DO-178B
5 3 (1.86%) DO-160
6 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 53 (32.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 32 (19.88%) Xilinx
2 26 (16.15%) Altera
3 20 (12.42%) EMC
4 10 (6.21%) Cadence
5 7 (4.35%) Synopsys
6 4 (2.48%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.86%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (1.24%) Atmel
8 2 (1.24%) IBM
8 2 (1.24%) Intel
8 2 (1.24%) QNX
9 1 (0.62%) MKS
9 1 (0.62%) Google
9 1 (0.62%) Lattice Semiconductor
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