The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 220 217 205
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 2 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.034% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.60% +1.76%
VHDL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1887 1745 2021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.28% 32.38% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1427 1704
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VHDL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VHDL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VHDL across the West Midlands region.

VHDL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VHDL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
Worcestershire -11 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Birmingham - 1 £47,500 -
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (88.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 6 (66.67%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Firmware
5 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 3 (33.33%) Simulink
5 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) Military
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) VB6
6 2 (22.22%) Xilinx
7 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Subversion
7 1 (11.11%) Verilog
7 1 (11.11%) MKS
7 1 (11.11%) Workflow

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (33.33%) Simulink
2 1 (11.11%) Stateflow
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Physics
4 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
4 1 (11.11%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Xilinx
2 1 (11.11%) Altera
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Intel
2 1 (11.11%) MKS