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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 96 109 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 9 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.74% 0.20% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.45% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Median salary £53,750 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +20.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 616 665 662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.49% 45.05% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 452 484 515
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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

VHDL
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VHDL in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VHDL in Cambridge

VHDL
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 7 (58.33%) C++
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) PhD
2 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (41.67%) OOP
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (41.67%) Electronics
4 4 (33.33%) C
5 3 (25.00%) Verilog
5 3 (25.00%) Firmware
6 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) Xilinx
7 1 (8.33%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
7 1 (8.33%) FPGA Design
7 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
7 1 (8.33%) Physics
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Science

VHDL
Top Related 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 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (25.00%) Verilog
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (8.33%) FPGA Design
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Xilinx
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