Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 144 154
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 +11
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 14 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.45% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 4
Cambridge median annual salary £58,750 £30,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +95.83% -44.19% +2.38%
10th Percentile £40,000 £27,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £32,500 £67,125
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £58,750 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +95.83% -42.86% -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1788 1178 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 57.64% 52.33% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 953 1128
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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

VHDL
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VHDL in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VHDL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 13 (92.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (71.43%) Degree
3 8 (57.14%) C
4 7 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (42.86%) FPGA Design
5 6 (42.86%) Electronics
5 6 (42.86%) C++
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
5 6 (42.86%) Embedded C++
5 6 (42.86%) Xilinx
6 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
6 5 (35.71%) 3D Modelling
6 5 (35.71%) Firmware
7 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
8 3 (21.43%) Verilog
9 2 (14.29%) Altera
9 2 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
9 2 (14.29%) Robotics
10 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
10 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
10 1 (7.14%) C#
10 1 (7.14%) ASIC
10 1 (7.14%) CAD
10 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
10 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP

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 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (42.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Software Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Control Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior FPGA Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior VHDL Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VHDL Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (21.43%) Verilog
4 2 (14.29%) Robotics
5 1 (7.14%) ASIC
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) FPGA Design
2 5 (35.71%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (7.14%) CAD
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 6 (42.86%) Embedded C++
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Xilinx
2 2 (14.29%) Altera