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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 847 766 738
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -28
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 57 113 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 48 106 112
Average salary £43,250 £49,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.73% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £35,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.50% +33.33%

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
42790 42660 45407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.61% 39.43% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33752 34664 37858
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 21 October 2014 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 21 October 2014. 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 -70 54 £43,250 -13.50% 40
South East -27 21 £45,000 - 11
Surrey -1 14 £45,000 -40.00% 6
Guildford - 11 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands +2 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South West -24 9 £40,000 -42.85% 11
East of England -48 8 £43,750 -15.04% 12
Derbyshire - 6 £42,500 -
Derby - 6 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire -3 5 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Staffordshire -6 5 £50,000 -33.33%
West Midlands -19 5 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £42,500 -
Suffolk - 4 £42,500 - 1
Scotland 0 3 £27,500 -35.29%
Cambridge -18 3 £52,500 - 8
Cambridgeshire -19 3 £52,500 - 8
Cornwall - 3 £39,000 -
Buckinghamshire +4 2 - -
Nottingham +3 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £42,500 +6.25%
London -18 2 £63,500 +41.11% 2
East Sussex -41 2 £40,000 -23.07%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Truro - 2 £39,000 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Norfolk +12 1 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Leicestershire +11 1 - - 1

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 95 (61.29%) C
2 92 (59.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 87 (56.13%) C++
4 74 (47.74%) Degree
5 54 (34.84%) Signal Processing
6 50 (32.26%) Electronics
7 47 (30.32%) Linux
8 41 (26.45%) Java
9 40 (25.81%) Digital Signal Processing
10 39 (25.16%) Firmware
11 38 (24.52%) MATLAB
12 36 (23.23%) Security Cleared
13 35 (22.58%) Windows
14 31 (20.00%) OO
14 31 (20.00%) C#
15 30 (19.35%) Verilog
16 29 (18.71%) Embedded Systems
17 27 (17.42%) Mathematics
17 27 (17.42%) Physics
17 27 (17.42%) Multithreading
17 27 (17.42%) Software Engineering
17 27 (17.42%) SQL
18 26 (16.77%) PhD
19 25 (16.13%) Algorithms
20 23 (14.84%) Mentoring
21 21 (13.55%) Embedded C
22 20 (12.90%) DV Cleared
23 19 (12.26%) Manufacturing
23 19 (12.26%) Software Testing
24 18 (11.61%) Information Security

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (1.29%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Simulink
2 2 (1.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.68%) Wireless
2 12 (7.74%) Ethernet
3 7 (4.52%) Software-Defined Radio
4 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.94%) LTE
5 2 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.65%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.65%) NFC
6 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.65%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.65%) UMTS
6 1 (0.65%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.65%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.65%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (32.26%) Electronics
2 19 (12.26%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.74%) Military
4 4 (2.58%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.94%) Marketing
5 3 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.94%) Finance
6 2 (1.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (27.10%) Developer
2 33 (21.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 26 (16.77%) Design Engineer
4 25 (16.13%) Electronics Engineer
5 15 (9.68%) C++ Developer
5 15 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 15 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 14 (9.03%) FPGA Engineer
7 13 (8.39%) Development Engineer
8 12 (7.74%) FPGA Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Senior Design Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) Principal Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) Hardware Design Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) Graduate
12 6 (3.87%) Senior Hardware Engineer
12 6 (3.87%) Junior
12 6 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.87%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.87%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.74%) Web Services
2 5 (3.23%) JSP
3 3 (1.94%) STL
3 3 (1.94%) OpenCL
4 2 (1.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.29%) .NET
4 2 (1.29%) MFC
4 2 (1.29%) OpenMP
5 1 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.65%) Middleware
5 1 (0.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (59.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 30 (19.35%) Verilog
3 29 (18.71%) Embedded Systems
4 27 (17.42%) Mathematics
4 27 (17.42%) Physics
5 25 (16.13%) Algorithms
6 10 (6.45%) Device Driver
7 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
8 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (5.16%) ASIC
9 5 (3.23%) CAN bus
10 4 (2.58%) MPEG
11 3 (1.94%) CPLD
12 2 (1.29%) SystemC
13 1 (0.65%) Equities
13 1 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.32%) Linux
2 35 (22.58%) Windows
3 4 (2.58%) UNIX
4 2 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.84%) Signal Processing
2 40 (25.81%) Digital Signal Processing
3 31 (20.00%) OO
4 27 (17.42%) Multithreading
4 27 (17.42%) Software Engineering
5 23 (14.84%) Mentoring
6 19 (12.26%) Software Testing
7 18 (11.61%) Information Security
8 15 (9.68%) Project Management
9 14 (9.03%) Coaching
10 13 (8.39%) Business Development
11 12 (7.74%) Image Processing
12 10 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (6.45%) Validation
13 8 (5.16%) CAD
14 7 (4.52%) Embedded Software Development
15 6 (3.87%) Regression Testing
15 6 (3.87%) Time Management
15 6 (3.87%) Integration Testing
15 6 (3.87%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (61.29%) C
2 87 (56.13%) C++
3 41 (26.45%) Java
4 38 (24.52%) MATLAB
5 31 (20.00%) C#
6 27 (17.42%) SQL
7 21 (13.55%) Embedded C
8 14 (9.03%) Embedded C++
9 10 (6.45%) Python
10 4 (2.58%) Assembly Language
10 4 (2.58%) Tcl
11 3 (1.94%) Perl
12 1 (0.65%) Ruby
12 1 (0.65%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.65%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 74 (47.74%) Degree
2 36 (23.23%) Security Cleared
3 26 (16.77%) PhD
4 20 (12.90%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.45%) Chartered Engineer
6 9 (5.81%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.87%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) PMP
8 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 39 (25.16%) Firmware
2 1 (0.65%) Xen
2 1 (0.65%) KVM
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (9.03%) EMC
1 14 (9.03%) Xilinx
2 6 (3.87%) Synopsys
3 5 (3.23%) Atmel
4 4 (2.58%) Cadence
5 2 (1.29%) Altera
5 2 (1.29%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 2 (1.29%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (1.29%) Huawei
6 1 (0.65%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) Magma
6 1 (0.65%) Intel
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
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