The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 246 272
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 12 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.64% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 15
Median salary £50,000 £43,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -8.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £49,000 £67,500
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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2453 3135 3321
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 39.85% 42.81% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1889 2443 2638
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

VHDL
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for VHDL in the East of England

VHDL
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the East of England 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
Hertfordshire +24 6 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £47,500 - 2
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 of England region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 11 (61.11%) Electronics
1 11 (61.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) PhD
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 5 (27.78%) OOP
4 5 (27.78%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
5 4 (22.22%) C
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 4 (22.22%) CAN bus
6 3 (16.67%) Verilog
6 3 (16.67%) Firmware
7 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (5.56%) Physics
8 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (5.56%) FPGA Design
8 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
8 1 (5.56%) Xilinx
8 1 (5.56%) Electronic Design Automation
8 1 (5.56%) Degree
8 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (61.11%) Electronics
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (22.22%) CAN bus
3 3 (16.67%) Verilog
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) OOP
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (5.56%) FPGA Design
5 1 (5.56%) Physics
5 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) PhD
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Xilinx
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