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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 217 208 199
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.089% 0.055% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.17% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £49,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.73% +30.66%
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
1678 1775 1455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.96% 32.62% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1521 1272
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 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
(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
Staffordshire -13 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Worcestershire +1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Electronics
1 16 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (75.00%) C
3 11 (68.75%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) EMC
4 7 (43.75%) CAD
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) Signal Processing
5 4 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 4 (25.00%) PhD
5 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
6 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
6 3 (18.75%) Simulink
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (18.75%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Military

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (18.75%) Simulink
General
1 16 (100.00%) Electronics
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Design Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Development Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) CAD
1 7 (43.75%) Signal Processing
2 4 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C
2 11 (68.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
3 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) PhD
3 3 (18.75%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) EMC