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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 840 763 724
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -39
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 64 98 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 52 93 127
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £97,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £49,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +32.00%

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
43065 40944 45107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.69% 38.94% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33681 33257 37930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 -77 63 £43,250 -12.62% 34
South East -17 30 £43,250 -3.88% 13
Surrey 0 16 £43,250 -33.46% 5
East of England -31 11 £45,000 -12.62% 7
Guildford +15 10 £45,000 +2.85% 1
East Midlands -5 10 £41,250 +3.12% 4
Derbyshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Derby - 7 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 5 - - 1
West Midlands -23 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Cambridge -8 4 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -12 4 £47,500 - 4
Suffolk - 4 £42,500 - 2
Staffordshire -8 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -13 3 £30,000 -14.28% 3
South West -30 3 £45,000 -25.00% 7
London -34 3 £56,750 +26.11%
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £50,000 -
Norwich - 3 £45,000 -
Norfolk - 3 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire +3 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Nottingham -2 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Gloucestershire -9 2 £45,000 +20.00%
East Sussex -40 2 £40,000 -23.07%
City of London - 2 £63,500 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £45,000 -
Southampton -2 1 £30,000 -3.22%
Worcestershire -2 1 £40,000 +14.28%

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 109 (63.01%) C
2 101 (58.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 97 (56.07%) C++
4 83 (47.98%) Degree
5 65 (37.57%) Electronics
6 54 (31.21%) Firmware
7 51 (29.48%) Linux
8 48 (27.75%) Signal Processing
9 45 (26.01%) Security Cleared
10 38 (21.97%) Digital Signal Processing
11 36 (20.81%) Java
12 34 (19.65%) Windows
13 33 (19.08%) MATLAB
13 33 (19.08%) Mathematics
13 33 (19.08%) Physics
14 32 (18.50%) Verilog
15 30 (17.34%) C#
16 27 (15.61%) OO
17 26 (15.03%) Software Engineering
17 26 (15.03%) Embedded Systems
18 25 (14.45%) Mentoring
18 25 (14.45%) Multithreading
18 25 (14.45%) Embedded C
19 24 (13.87%) PhD
20 22 (12.72%) SQL
21 21 (12.14%) EMC
22 19 (10.98%) DV Cleared
22 19 (10.98%) Image Processing
23 18 (10.40%) Kalman Filter
23 18 (10.40%) Device Driver

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Simulink
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
2 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.25%) Wireless
2 12 (6.94%) Ethernet
3 6 (3.47%) Software-Defined Radio
4 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.16%) LTE
6 1 (0.58%) NFC
6 1 (0.58%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.58%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.58%) HSPA
6 1 (0.58%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (37.57%) Electronics
2 18 (10.40%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.78%) Military
4 6 (3.47%) Marketing
5 5 (2.89%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.73%) Finance
7 2 (1.16%) Automotive
7 2 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (21.39%) Design Engineer
1 37 (21.39%) Developer
2 36 (20.81%) Hardware Engineer
3 34 (19.65%) Electronics Engineer
4 19 (10.98%) Software Engineer
5 18 (10.40%) Development Engineer
6 17 (9.83%) C++ Developer
7 15 (8.67%) FPGA Engineer
8 12 (6.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (6.36%) Senior Design Engineer
9 11 (6.36%) FPGA Developer
10 10 (5.78%) Graduate
10 10 (5.78%) Test Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Software Test Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Software Developer
11 9 (5.20%) Principal Engineer
12 8 (4.62%) Hardware Design Engineer
13 7 (4.05%) Junior
14 6 (3.47%) Senior Hardware Engineer
15 4 (2.31%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.62%) Web Services
2 6 (3.47%) STL
3 5 (2.89%) JSP
4 4 (2.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (2.31%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.31%) .NET
5 3 (1.73%) OpenCL
6 2 (1.16%) MFC
6 2 (1.16%) OpenMP
7 1 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 101 (58.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 54 (31.21%) Firmware
3 33 (19.08%) Mathematics
3 33 (19.08%) Physics
4 32 (18.50%) Verilog
5 26 (15.03%) Embedded Systems
6 18 (10.40%) Device Driver
7 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
7 9 (5.20%) ASIC
8 8 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (4.05%) MPEG
9 7 (4.05%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.16%) SystemC
11 1 (0.58%) Equities
11 1 (0.58%) CPLD
11 1 (0.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.48%) Linux
2 34 (19.65%) Windows
3 4 (2.31%) UNIX
4 2 (1.16%) Solaris
4 2 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.75%) Signal Processing
2 38 (21.97%) Digital Signal Processing
3 27 (15.61%) OO
4 26 (15.03%) Software Engineering
5 25 (14.45%) Mentoring
5 25 (14.45%) Multithreading
6 19 (10.98%) Image Processing
7 18 (10.40%) Kalman Filter
8 17 (9.83%) Software Testing
9 14 (8.09%) Information Security
9 14 (8.09%) Validation
10 13 (7.51%) Project Management
11 12 (6.94%) CAD
11 12 (6.94%) Time Management
12 11 (6.36%) Automated Testing
13 10 (5.78%) Coaching
13 10 (5.78%) Integration Testing
14 9 (5.20%) Business Development
14 9 (5.20%) Regression Testing
15 6 (3.47%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (63.01%) C
2 97 (56.07%) C++
3 36 (20.81%) Java
4 33 (19.08%) MATLAB
5 30 (17.34%) C#
6 25 (14.45%) Embedded C
7 22 (12.72%) SQL
8 17 (9.83%) Embedded C++
9 15 (8.67%) Python
10 6 (3.47%) Assembly Language
10 6 (3.47%) Tcl
11 3 (1.73%) Perl
12 1 (0.58%) VB6
12 1 (0.58%) Ruby
12 1 (0.58%) VB
12 1 (0.58%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 83 (47.98%) Degree
2 45 (26.01%) Security Cleared
3 24 (13.87%) PhD
4 19 (10.98%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.36%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.36%) ISEB
6 8 (4.62%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.58%) PMP
7 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.58%) Xen
1 1 (0.58%) KVM
Vendors
1 21 (12.14%) EMC
2 16 (9.25%) Xilinx
3 8 (4.62%) Atmel
3 8 (4.62%) Synopsys
4 7 (4.05%) Cadence
5 3 (1.73%) Altera
6 2 (1.16%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 2 (1.16%) Huawei
6 2 (1.16%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (1.16%) Magma
7 1 (0.58%) VMware
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.58%) Intel
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