The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK
Rank 744 840 873
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +33
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 100 116 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 78 107 66
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -

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
32532 40984 41404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 40.65% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26375 32791 33298
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VHDL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +80 98 £50,000 +11.11% 15
South East +56 30 £41,250 -13.15% 2
London +61 27 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Hampshire +23 18 £37,500 -23.07% 2
West Midlands +36 14 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Hereford - 12 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 12 £50,000 -
Surrey +52 11 £55,000 +57.14%
East of England +28 10 £65,000 +18.18% 9
South West +14 8 £43,250 +1.76%
Cambridgeshire +11 8 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Cambridge +8 8 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Gloucestershire -8 8 £43,250 +3.59%
Woking - 8 £55,000 -
East Midlands -12 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Leicestershire -12 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Petersfield - 6 £37,500 -
Fareham +7 5 £30,000 -47.82% 1
Loughborough -1 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Scotland +24 2 £53,750 - 2
Guildford +16 2 £40,500 +15.71%
Hertfordshire +10 2 £50,000 -10.71%
Malvern -1 2 £26,750 -37.05% 1
North West -19 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Worcestershire -22 2 £26,750 -37.05% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £52,500 - 1
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
Andover +6 1 £47,500 -
Cheltenham -1 1 £40,000 -18.36%
Farnborough -6 1 - -

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing VHDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VHDL.

1 100 (62.11%) C
2 94 (58.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 89 (55.28%) C++
4 78 (48.45%) Degree
5 69 (42.86%) Verilog
6 56 (34.78%) Firmware
7 55 (34.16%) Electronics
8 50 (31.06%) Linux
9 39 (24.22%) Computer Science
10 38 (23.60%) Mathematics
11 37 (22.98%) EMC
12 36 (22.36%) Java
12 36 (22.36%) OpenCL
13 30 (18.63%) Python
14 28 (17.39%) Software Engineering
15 26 (16.15%) Ethernet
15 26 (16.15%) FPGA Design
16 25 (15.53%) PhD
16 25 (15.53%) Signal Processing
17 22 (13.66%) Xilinx
18 21 (13.04%) Algorithms
19 19 (11.80%) Security Cleared
19 19 (11.80%) Video Processing
20 18 (11.18%) OO
20 18 (11.18%) ASIC
20 18 (11.18%) MATLAB
21 17 (10.56%) Windows
21 17 (10.56%) C#
21 17 (10.56%) Schematic Capture
21 17 (10.56%) Computer Architecture

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 12 (7.45%) OrCAD
2 4 (2.48%) Simulink
3 2 (1.24%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.15%) Ethernet
2 14 (8.70%) RS-485
3 11 (6.83%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.24%) JUnit
1 2 (1.24%) Rational DOORS
General
1 55 (34.16%) Electronics
2 4 (2.48%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.48%) Automotive
2 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.86%) Avionics
4 1 (0.62%) Marketing
4 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (27.33%) Developer
2 35 (21.74%) Design Engineer
3 31 (19.25%) Hardware Engineer
4 28 (17.39%) Electronics Engineer
5 24 (14.91%) Firmware Engineer
6 17 (10.56%) FPGA Engineer
7 16 (9.94%) Firmware Developer
7 16 (9.94%) Python Developer
8 14 (8.70%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 14 (8.70%) Senior Hardware Engineer
9 13 (8.07%) FPGA Developer
9 13 (8.07%) Senior Design Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) Electronics Design Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) Senior Electronics Engineer
11 10 (6.21%) Software Engineer
12 9 (5.59%) C++ Developer
12 9 (5.59%) C++ Software Developer
12 9 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (5.59%) Hardware Design Engineer
12 9 (5.59%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.36%) OpenCL
2 9 (5.59%) J2EE
2 9 (5.59%) Web Services
3 6 (3.73%) OpenGL
4 4 (2.48%) Scilab
4 4 (2.48%) VRML
5 1 (0.62%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 94 (58.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 69 (42.86%) Verilog
3 39 (24.22%) Computer Science
4 21 (13.04%) Algorithms
5 18 (11.18%) ASIC
6 12 (7.45%) Device Driver
7 9 (5.59%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (4.35%) CPLD
9 2 (1.24%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.24%) iPad
10 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.62%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.06%) Linux
2 17 (10.56%) Windows
3 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.60%) Mathematics
2 28 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 26 (16.15%) FPGA Design
4 25 (15.53%) Signal Processing
5 19 (11.80%) Video Processing
6 18 (11.18%) OO
7 17 (10.56%) Computer Architecture
7 17 (10.56%) Schematic Capture
8 14 (8.70%) Digital Signal Processing
9 13 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (8.07%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (6.83%) Device Driver Development
11 9 (5.59%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (4.35%) Code Coverage
12 7 (4.35%) Computer Vision
12 7 (4.35%) OOP
12 7 (4.35%) Project Management
13 6 (3.73%) High-Frequency Trading
13 6 (3.73%) Low Latency
14 5 (3.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 100 (62.11%) C
2 89 (55.28%) C++
3 36 (22.36%) Java
4 30 (18.63%) Python
5 18 (11.18%) MATLAB
6 17 (10.56%) C#
7 14 (8.70%) Tcl
8 13 (8.07%) JavaScript
9 11 (6.83%) Perl
10 8 (4.97%) Embedded C
11 6 (3.73%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.48%) Ada
12 4 (2.48%) SQL
13 1 (0.62%) Delphi
13 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (48.45%) Degree
2 25 (15.53%) PhD
3 19 (11.80%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.59%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.48%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.24%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) ISO13485
System Software
1 56 (34.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 37 (22.98%) EMC
2 22 (13.66%) Xilinx
3 15 (9.32%) Apple
4 14 (8.70%) Altera
5 9 (5.59%) Cadence
5 9 (5.59%) Synopsys
6 6 (3.73%) Atmel
7 1 (0.62%) Actel
7 1 (0.62%) Mentor Graphics
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