Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 254 289
Rank change year-on-year +10 +35 +35
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 9 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.016% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.041% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 7
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 - £45,000
10th Percentile £41,250 - £41,000
90th Percentile £48,500 - £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +40.00% -25.00%

VHDL is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,392 2,421 3,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.03% 38.01% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,794 1,831 2,582
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VHDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VHDL in Berkshire

VHDL
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VHDL in Berkshire.

Salary trend for VHDL in Berkshire

VHDL
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 5 £42,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £42,500 - 1
Reading +2 1 £45,000 - 1
VHDL
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing VHDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 9 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Xilinx
2 7 (77.78%) Electronics
2 7 (77.78%) FPGA Design
3 4 (44.44%) Firmware
3 4 (44.44%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) PhD
5 2 (22.22%) Verilog
5 2 (22.22%) Image Processing
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (11.11%) RS-485
6 1 (11.11%) Optoelectronics
6 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) Automotive
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Validation

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) RS-485
General
1 7 (77.78%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) FPGA Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Design Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) VHDL Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) VHDL Design Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Python Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (22.22%) Verilog
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (11.11%) Optoelectronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) FPGA Design
2 2 (22.22%) Image Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Xilinx