The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 154 172
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 7 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.24% 0.41% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 1.03% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 7
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% -3.33%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1204 1268 1373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.69% 39.85% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 910 989 1065
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

VHDL
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for VHDL in the East Midlands

VHDL
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -11 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Northamptonshire - 1 £37,500 -
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 9 (69.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 9 (69.23%) Verilog
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) FPGA Design
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Firmware
3 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) Schematic Capture
4 4 (30.77%) Synopsys
4 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
4 4 (30.77%) Signal Processing
4 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 4 (30.77%) Video Processing
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) C
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Xilinx
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Tcl
6 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 2 (15.38%) PhD
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
6 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
6 2 (15.38%) ASIC
6 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
6 2 (15.38%) Atmel
6 2 (15.38%) Image Processing
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Vision
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (38.46%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) ASIC Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) ASIC Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Hardware Verification Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 9 (69.23%) Verilog
2 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (15.38%) ASIC
4 1 (7.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) FPGA Design
2 5 (38.46%) Schematic Capture
3 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 4 (30.77%) Signal Processing
3 4 (30.77%) Video Processing
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Vision
5 2 (15.38%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Tcl
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) PhD
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Synopsys
2 2 (15.38%) Atmel
2 2 (15.38%) Xilinx
3 1 (7.69%) Altera
3 1 (7.69%) Renesas