The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 107 108
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.072% 0.085% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.17% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £57,500 - £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -12.82%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 735 604 632
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 52.99% 51.14% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 564 504 523
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing VHDL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for VHDL in Cambridge

VHDL
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for VHDL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the Cambridge region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (40.00%) Firmware
2 4 (40.00%) Verilog
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (30.00%) PhD
3 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Electronics
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (10.00%) FPGA Design
5 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (10.00%) Physics
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Xilinx
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (40.00%) Verilog
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (10.00%) FPGA Design
4 1 (10.00%) Physics
4 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Xilinx