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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 829 835 757
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -78
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 74 93 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 57 68 94
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%

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
42126 46259 42691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.06% 39.89% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33445 36298 34603
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 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 1 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
(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 +19 70 £42,750 +6.87% 33
South East -9 26 £50,000 +18.34% 11
East of England -15 13 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Gloucestershire -9 8 £52,500 +5.00% 5
South West -12 8 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Hampshire - 8 £48,750 -
Cambridge -4 7 £42,500 +28.78% 2
West Midlands -12 7 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Cambridgeshire -16 7 £42,500 +21.42% 2
London - 7 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +18 6 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Surrey +9 6 £55,000 +15.78% 3
West Sussex - 6 £40,000 -
Gloucester - 6 £52,500 - 4
Derby - 5 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -2 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Kent +16 3 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Malvern +1 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Essex +1 3 £32,500 +30.00%
Worcestershire -7 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Crawley - 3 £37,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £50,000 -
Scotland +16 2 £25,000 -43.18%
Guildford +7 2 £51,500 +8.42% 2
Cheltenham +4 2 £35,500 -29.00%
Chertsey - 2 - -
Kendal - 2 £39,000 -
Dartford - 2 £50,000 -
Cumbria - 2 £39,000 -

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 120 (79.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 78 (51.66%) Electronics
2 78 (51.66%) Degree
3 75 (49.67%) C
4 62 (41.06%) C++
5 51 (33.77%) Firmware
6 47 (31.13%) Signal Processing
7 45 (29.80%) Verilog
8 35 (23.18%) Software Engineering
8 35 (23.18%) Embedded Systems
9 32 (21.19%) Xilinx
10 28 (18.54%) Algorithms
11 26 (17.22%) MATLAB
11 26 (17.22%) Digital Signal Processing
12 24 (15.89%) Linux
12 24 (15.89%) Altera
13 23 (15.23%) Telecoms
13 23 (15.23%) Military
14 21 (13.91%) TCP/IP
14 21 (13.91%) Aerospace
14 21 (13.91%) Security Cleared
15 20 (13.25%) Java
16 18 (11.92%) EMC
17 17 (11.26%) SC Cleared
17 17 (11.26%) Mentoring
18 15 (9.93%) CAD
19 14 (9.27%) Windows
19 14 (9.27%) ASIC
19 14 (9.27%) Project Management
19 14 (9.27%) Manufacturing

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (6.62%) Simulink
2 7 (4.64%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.65%) MS Office
4 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.66%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.91%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.61%) Ethernet
3 12 (7.95%) Wireless
4 9 (5.96%) Software-Defined Radio
5 3 (1.99%) WiMAX
5 3 (1.99%) LTE
5 3 (1.99%) DVB
5 3 (1.99%) UMTS
5 3 (1.99%) SSL
5 3 (1.99%) SAN
6 2 (1.32%) Internet
7 1 (0.66%) GSM
7 1 (0.66%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.66%) Gigabit Ethernet
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.99%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) Subversion
3 2 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.66%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.66%) LLVM
4 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
General
1 78 (51.66%) Electronics
2 23 (15.23%) Telecoms
2 23 (15.23%) Military
3 21 (13.91%) Aerospace
4 14 (9.27%) Manufacturing
5 12 (7.95%) Finance
6 11 (7.28%) Avionics
7 7 (4.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (29.80%) Hardware Engineer
2 36 (23.84%) Design Engineer
3 32 (21.19%) Electronics Engineer
4 23 (15.23%) FPGA Engineer
5 13 (8.61%) Software Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) Developer
6 12 (7.95%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) FPGA Design Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) Senior Design Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Digital Design Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Development Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Firmware Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Senior FPGA Engineer
12 4 (2.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 4 (2.65%) Test Engineer
13 3 (1.99%) Security Engineer
13 3 (1.99%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.64%) OpenCL
2 5 (3.31%) WPF
3 4 (2.65%) MFC
3 4 (2.65%) Web Services
4 2 (1.32%) JSP
5 1 (0.66%) HTML
5 1 (0.66%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 120 (79.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 45 (29.80%) Verilog
3 35 (23.18%) Embedded Systems
4 28 (18.54%) Algorithms
5 14 (9.27%) Computer Science
5 14 (9.27%) ASIC
6 13 (8.61%) Physics
7 11 (7.28%) Device Driver
8 10 (6.62%) Mathematics
9 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (3.97%) CPLD
11 5 (3.31%) Chip and PIN
12 3 (1.99%) DTV
12 3 (1.99%) PKI
12 3 (1.99%) IPTV
12 3 (1.99%) STB
12 3 (1.99%) Cryptography
12 3 (1.99%) Data Conversion
12 3 (1.99%) Chemistry
13 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.89%) Linux
2 14 (9.27%) Windows
3 4 (2.65%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (1.99%) UNIX
5 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.32%) Android
6 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.13%) Signal Processing
2 35 (23.18%) Software Engineering
3 26 (17.22%) Digital Signal Processing
4 17 (11.26%) Mentoring
5 15 (9.93%) CAD
6 14 (9.27%) Project Management
7 12 (7.95%) OO
8 11 (7.28%) Embedded Software Development
9 10 (6.62%) Coaching
10 7 (4.64%) Line Management
10 7 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.64%) Data Analysis
11 6 (3.97%) Multithreading
11 6 (3.97%) Video Processing
12 5 (3.31%) Electronic Design Automation
12 5 (3.31%) PLM
12 5 (3.31%) Software Testing
13 4 (2.65%) Information Security
13 4 (2.65%) OOD
13 4 (2.65%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (49.67%) C
2 62 (41.06%) C++
3 26 (17.22%) MATLAB
4 20 (13.25%) Java
5 13 (8.61%) C#
5 13 (8.61%) Assembly Language
6 12 (7.95%) Embedded C
7 10 (6.62%) SQL
8 6 (3.97%) Embedded C++
9 5 (3.31%) VBA
10 4 (2.65%) Perl
11 3 (1.99%) Ada
11 3 (1.99%) Tcl
11 3 (1.99%) VC++
12 2 (1.32%) Python
12 2 (1.32%) VB
13 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.66%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 78 (51.66%) Degree
2 21 (13.91%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.26%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.28%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.62%) PhD
6 7 (4.64%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) JTAG
2 11 (7.28%) DO-254
3 7 (4.64%) ISO 9001
4 6 (3.97%) IEC 61508
5 3 (1.99%) DO-178B
5 3 (1.99%) DO-160
6 1 (0.66%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 51 (33.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 32 (21.19%) Xilinx
2 24 (15.89%) Altera
3 18 (11.92%) EMC
4 10 (6.62%) Cadence
5 7 (4.64%) Synopsys
6 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.32%) IBM
7 2 (1.32%) Intel
7 2 (1.32%) QNX
7 2 (1.32%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.66%) Atmel
8 1 (0.66%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 1 (0.66%) MKS
8 1 (0.66%) Google
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