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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 805 740 743
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +3
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 75 139 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 58 104 110
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%

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
41462 42250 43872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.20% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33479 33214 36803
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -58 75 £42,750 -12.75% 43
South East -17 28 £47,500 +5.55% 20
East of England -66 16 £41,500 +3.75% 10
South West -3 13 £40,000 -46.66% 3
Hampshire - 10 £47,500 - 3
Surrey +2 9 £45,000 -43.75% 10
Cambridge -35 9 £42,500 -22.72% 6
Cambridgeshire -40 9 £42,500 -22.72% 6
West Midlands -11 7 £50,000 -37.50% 2
Fareham - 7 £47,500 - 2
West Sussex +5 6 - -
Gloucestershire -10 6 £40,000 -8.04% 1
Guildford -13 6 £45,000 -43.75% 5
East Midlands +19 5 £40,000 - 3
Staffordshire +6 5 £50,000 -37.50%
Crawley +6 5 - -
London -20 5 £50,000 -39.39%
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £50,000 -
Derbyshire +25 4 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Derby +10 4 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bristol 0 4 £40,750 -45.66% 2
Norfolk -2 4 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Norwich - 4 £31,000 -
Cheltenham -3 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Kent -8 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Essex -13 2 £37,000 - 2
Malvern - 2 £40,750 - 2
Cornwall - 2 £39,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £40,750 - 2
Southampton - 2 £35,000 -

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 100 (72.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 71 (51.82%) C
3 60 (43.80%) C++
3 60 (43.80%) Degree
4 58 (42.34%) Signal Processing
5 48 (35.04%) Electronics
6 38 (27.74%) Verilog
7 37 (27.01%) MATLAB
8 35 (25.55%) Embedded Systems
9 34 (24.82%) Digital Signal Processing
10 31 (22.63%) Java
11 28 (20.44%) Firmware
11 28 (20.44%) Software Engineering
12 25 (18.25%) Linux
13 24 (17.52%) C#
13 24 (17.52%) Algorithms
14 23 (16.79%) OO
15 21 (15.33%) Xilinx
16 20 (14.60%) SQL
17 19 (13.87%) Windows
17 19 (13.87%) Military
18 18 (13.14%) Security Cleared
19 17 (12.41%) Mentoring
20 16 (11.68%) Multithreading
21 15 (10.95%) PhD
21 15 (10.95%) Mathematics
21 15 (10.95%) Physics
22 14 (10.22%) Telecoms
23 13 (9.49%) TCP/IP
23 13 (9.49%) Project Management

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Simulink
2 2 (1.46%) MS Project
2 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.03%) Ethernet
2 11 (8.03%) Wireless
3 6 (4.38%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (1.46%) WiMAX
4 2 (1.46%) LTE
4 2 (1.46%) InfiniBand
4 2 (1.46%) UMTS
4 2 (1.46%) SSL
4 2 (1.46%) DVB
5 1 (0.73%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.46%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.46%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.73%) Subversion
3 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.73%) LLVM
3 1 (0.73%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (35.04%) Electronics
2 19 (13.87%) Military
3 14 (10.22%) Telecoms
4 13 (9.49%) Manufacturing
5 10 (7.30%) Finance
5 10 (7.30%) Aerospace
6 7 (5.11%) Avionics
7 3 (2.19%) Automotive
8 2 (1.46%) Banking
9 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (22.63%) Developer
2 29 (21.17%) Hardware Engineer
3 22 (16.06%) Electronics Engineer
3 22 (16.06%) Design Engineer
4 19 (13.87%) FPGA Engineer
5 14 (10.22%) Software Developer
6 12 (8.76%) Development Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Software Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) Principal Engineer
9 9 (6.57%) FPGA Developer
10 7 (5.11%) Senior Design Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) C++ Developer
11 6 (4.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) FPGA Design Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Hardware Design Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Senior Hardware Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Senior FPGA Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Digital Design Engineer
13 4 (2.92%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) Web Services
2 6 (4.38%) OpenCL
3 4 (2.92%) WPF
4 2 (1.46%) JSP
5 1 (0.73%) HTML
5 1 (0.73%) MFC
5 1 (0.73%) Middleware
5 1 (0.73%) OpenMP
5 1 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 100 (72.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 38 (27.74%) Verilog
3 35 (25.55%) Embedded Systems
4 24 (17.52%) Algorithms
5 15 (10.95%) Mathematics
5 15 (10.95%) Physics
6 12 (8.76%) Computer Science
7 10 (7.30%) ASIC
8 4 (2.92%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.92%) CPLD
8 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.19%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (2.19%) CAN bus
9 3 (2.19%) Chemistry
10 2 (1.46%) PKI
10 2 (1.46%) IPTV
10 2 (1.46%) DTV
10 2 (1.46%) STB
10 2 (1.46%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.73%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.25%) Linux
2 19 (13.87%) Windows
3 1 (0.73%) UNIX
3 1 (0.73%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.34%) Signal Processing
2 34 (24.82%) Digital Signal Processing
3 28 (20.44%) Software Engineering
4 23 (16.79%) OO
5 17 (12.41%) Mentoring
6 16 (11.68%) Multithreading
7 13 (9.49%) Project Management
7 13 (9.49%) Information Security
7 13 (9.49%) Coaching
8 12 (8.76%) Embedded Software Development
9 11 (8.03%) Software Testing
9 11 (8.03%) Business Development
10 10 (7.30%) CAD
11 8 (5.84%) Data Analysis
12 5 (3.65%) Image Processing
12 5 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.65%) Line Management
13 4 (2.92%) Validation
14 3 (2.19%) Low Latency
14 3 (2.19%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 71 (51.82%) C
2 60 (43.80%) C++
3 37 (27.01%) MATLAB
4 31 (22.63%) Java
5 24 (17.52%) C#
6 20 (14.60%) SQL
7 10 (7.30%) Embedded C
8 8 (5.84%) Embedded C++
9 7 (5.11%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.65%) VBA
11 3 (2.19%) Python
11 3 (2.19%) Ada
11 3 (2.19%) Perl
12 2 (1.46%) Tcl
13 1 (0.73%) Ruby
13 1 (0.73%) C-shell
13 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (43.80%) Degree
2 18 (13.14%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.95%) PhD
4 11 (8.03%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.84%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) PMP
7 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) JTAG
1 7 (5.11%) DO-254
2 4 (2.92%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.46%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.46%) DO-160
4 1 (0.73%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (20.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (15.33%) Xilinx
2 12 (8.76%) Altera
3 9 (6.57%) EMC
4 8 (5.84%) Cadence
5 7 (5.11%) Synopsys
6 2 (1.46%) IBM
6 2 (1.46%) Intel
6 2 (1.46%) Atmel
6 2 (1.46%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.73%) Lattice Semiconductor
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