Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 351 369
Rank change year-on-year +18 +18 -6
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 15 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.057% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 10
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +18.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £48,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £59,075
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +11.11%

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,391 4,810 5,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.12% 39.06% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,237 3,895 4,741
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,150 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VHDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VHDL in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -27 13 £60,000 -7.69% 7
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 - 2
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 15 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (73.33%) Degree
3 8 (53.33%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (46.67%) Algorithms
4 7 (46.67%) Xilinx
4 7 (46.67%) Electronics
4 7 (46.67%) C
5 6 (40.00%) C++
5 6 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
5 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
5 6 (40.00%) FPGA Design
6 5 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
6 5 (33.33%) Firmware
6 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (26.67%) Signal Processing
8 2 (13.33%) ASIC
8 2 (13.33%) CAD
8 2 (13.33%) Robotics
8 2 (13.33%) Verilog
8 2 (13.33%) Altera
8 2 (13.33%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
9 1 (6.67%) Component Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
9 1 (6.67%) Schematic Capture
9 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Radio
9 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) System Testing

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 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Radio
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 7 (46.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Developer
2 3 (20.00%) VHDL Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Control Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior FPGA Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior VHDL Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (53.33%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (46.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (13.33%) ASIC
4 2 (13.33%) Robotics
4 2 (13.33%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) FPGA Design
2 5 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (26.67%) Signal Processing
4 2 (13.33%) CAD
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.67%) Component Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.67%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Xilinx
2 2 (13.33%) Altera
3 1 (6.67%) EMC