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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 825 859 884
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +25
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 108 100 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.091% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 85 85 86
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +15.60%

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
40670 45861 47205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.47% 41.52% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33168 36356 37366
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 23 July 2016 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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +46 97 £42,500 -15.00% 11
East Midlands +13 23 £42,500 +3.03%
Leicestershire +11 23 £42,500 -15.00%
South West +34 22 £40,000 -30.43% 1
East of England +19 19 £42,500 -17.07% 4
South East +12 16 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Gloucestershire +18 15 £49,000 -27.40%
London +33 14 £61,250 +16.66% 2
Loughborough -9 14 £41,250 -17.50%
Scotland +17 11 £42,500 - 1
Suffolk +6 9 £42,500 -5.55%
Hertfordshire +23 8 £25,000 -30.55%
Gloucester +8 8 £45,000 -33.33%
Hampshire +4 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Dorset - 5 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £25,000 -
Aberdeen - 5 - -
Ipswich +15 4 £45,000 -8.62%
City of London +70 3 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Greenford - 3 £67,500 -
Hastings - 3 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +28 2 £35,000 -
Surrey +13 2 - -
Wiltshire +11 2 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Guildford +6 2 - -
Cambridge +5 2 £30,000 -55.55% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £30,000 -45.45% 3
West Midlands -6 2 £41,250 +10.00%
Andover -8 2 £45,000 +5.88%

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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.

1 164 (75.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 113 (51.83%) Verilog
3 110 (50.46%) C
4 98 (44.95%) Degree
5 95 (43.58%) C++
5 95 (43.58%) Electronics
6 63 (28.90%) Firmware
7 61 (27.98%) Signal Processing
8 52 (23.85%) Linux
9 44 (20.18%) Java
9 44 (20.18%) Xilinx
10 42 (19.27%) Security Cleared
10 42 (19.27%) Algorithms
11 40 (18.35%) Embedded Systems
12 39 (17.89%) Manufacturing
13 37 (16.97%) Python
13 37 (16.97%) MATLAB
14 36 (16.51%) Altera
15 35 (16.06%) Telecoms
15 35 (16.06%) Software Engineering
16 33 (15.14%) Schematic Capture
17 32 (14.68%) Mathematics
18 31 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (13.76%) Digital Signal Processing
20 29 (13.30%) EMC
20 29 (13.30%) Assembly Language
20 29 (13.30%) SC Cleared
21 28 (12.84%) C#
22 27 (12.39%) Windows
23 25 (11.47%) Ethernet

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.67%) Apache Spark
1 8 (3.67%) Confluence
1 8 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.29%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (6.88%) OrCAD
2 12 (5.50%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.13%) MS Office
4 6 (2.75%) Maple
5 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.92%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.92%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.46%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.47%) Ethernet
2 21 (9.63%) TCP/IP
3 16 (7.34%) Wireless
4 14 (6.42%) Network Security
5 13 (5.96%) Software-Defined Radio
6 8 (3.67%) Internet
7 6 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.38%) 3G
8 3 (1.38%) Wideband
9 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.46%) Intelligent Network
9 1 (0.46%) RS-232
9 1 (0.46%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.34%) Hadoop
2 9 (4.13%) Big Data
3 8 (3.67%) Apache Accumulo
3 8 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (3.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 8 (3.67%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (3.67%) JIRA
2 3 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 95 (43.58%) Electronics
2 39 (17.89%) Manufacturing
3 35 (16.06%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.88%) Aerospace
4 15 (6.88%) Finance
5 7 (3.21%) Military
6 4 (1.83%) Automotive
7 3 (1.38%) Avionics
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 70 (32.11%) Electronics Engineer
2 59 (27.06%) Hardware Engineer
3 55 (25.23%) Developer
4 37 (16.97%) FPGA Developer
5 30 (13.76%) Firmware Engineer
5 30 (13.76%) FPGA Engineer
6 25 (11.47%) Design Engineer
7 23 (10.55%) Graduate
7 23 (10.55%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 18 (8.26%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
9 16 (7.34%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.88%) ASIC Engineer
11 14 (6.42%) VHDL Engineer
12 12 (5.50%) Electronics Design Engineer
12 12 (5.50%) Senior Systems Developer
12 12 (5.50%) Systems Developer
13 11 (5.05%) ASIC Design Engineer
13 11 (5.05%) Senior Electronics Engineer
14 8 (3.67%) Software Developer
14 8 (3.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.72%) JSP
2 18 (8.26%) .NET
3 17 (7.80%) HTML
4 15 (6.88%) HTML5
5 13 (5.96%) OpenCL
6 12 (5.50%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.67%) EJB
7 8 (3.67%) Java EE
7 8 (3.67%) JDBC
7 8 (3.67%) JSF
7 8 (3.67%) Kafka
7 8 (3.67%) ODBC
7 8 (3.67%) SOAP
7 8 (3.67%) Spring
7 8 (3.67%) XML
7 8 (3.67%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (1.38%) LLVM
9 1 (0.46%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 164 (75.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 113 (51.83%) Verilog
3 42 (19.27%) Algorithms
4 40 (18.35%) Embedded Systems
5 32 (14.68%) Mathematics
6 31 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (10.55%) Cybercrime
8 19 (8.72%) Physics
9 16 (7.34%) ASIC
10 15 (6.88%) CPLD
11 9 (4.13%) Computer Science
11 9 (4.13%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (3.67%) Internet of Things
13 6 (2.75%) Hedge funds
14 5 (2.29%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (2.29%) Cryptography
14 5 (2.29%) Driving Licence
14 5 (2.29%) SystemC
15 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
15 1 (0.46%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.85%) Linux
2 27 (12.39%) Windows
3 13 (5.96%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.75%) Android
4 6 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.75%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.83%) VxWorks
7 3 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (27.98%) Signal Processing
2 35 (16.06%) Software Engineering
3 33 (15.14%) Schematic Capture
4 30 (13.76%) Digital Signal Processing
5 21 (9.63%) Image Processing
6 20 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (8.72%) Validation
7 19 (8.72%) Video Processing
8 13 (5.96%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (5.50%) OO
9 12 (5.50%) Open Source
9 12 (5.50%) Waterfall
9 12 (5.50%) Web Development
10 11 (5.05%) Code Coverage
11 10 (4.59%) OOP
12 9 (4.13%) Analytics
13 8 (3.67%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.67%) Open Source Development
14 6 (2.75%) Proprietary Trading
14 6 (2.75%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 110 (50.46%) C
2 95 (43.58%) C++
3 44 (20.18%) Java
4 37 (16.97%) MATLAB
4 37 (16.97%) Python
5 29 (13.30%) Assembly Language
6 28 (12.84%) C#
7 24 (11.01%) Perl
8 21 (9.63%) Tcl
9 18 (8.26%) Embedded C
10 15 (6.88%) Ruby
11 13 (5.96%) Scala
12 8 (3.67%) R
13 6 (2.75%) VB
14 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.46%) Delphi
14 1 (0.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 98 (44.95%) Degree
2 42 (19.27%) Security Cleared
3 29 (13.30%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.42%) PhD
5 8 (3.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) DO-254
2 3 (1.38%) Def Stans
2 3 (1.38%) DO-160
2 3 (1.38%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 63 (28.90%) Firmware
2 8 (3.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 44 (20.18%) Xilinx
2 36 (16.51%) Altera
3 29 (13.30%) EMC
4 20 (9.17%) Synopsys
5 16 (7.34%) Cadence
5 16 (7.34%) Oracle
6 15 (6.88%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.13%) Mentor Graphics
8 8 (3.67%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.67%) IBM
9 5 (2.29%) Apple
9 5 (2.29%) Siemens
9 5 (2.29%) Synplicity
10 2 (0.92%) Actel
10 2 (0.92%) Atmel
11 1 (0.46%) Google
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