Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1022 1003 1082
Rank change year-on-year -19 +79 +66
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 125 143 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.076% 0.086% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 110 124 151
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +10.47%
10th Percentile £34,650 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,625 £60,875 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -8.60% +8.77%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69,065 68,076 82,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.25% 41.00% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 54,141 56,219 67,278
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VHDL in England

VHDL
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VHDL in England

VHDL
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VHDL in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VHDL in England

VHDL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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
South East +21 44 £50,000 +33.33% 19
London -21 30 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Midlands -4 20 £45,000 -5.26% 7
South West -7 15 £45,000 +12.50% 13
East of England +19 14 £57,500 -11.54% 10
East Midlands -4 10 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Midlands -10 10 £45,000 -10.00%
North of England - 2 £32,500 - 5
North West - 2 £32,500 - 1
VHDL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing VHDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 108 (86.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 76 (60.80%) Degree
3 75 (60.00%) C
4 63 (50.40%) C++
5 56 (44.80%) Electronics
6 49 (39.20%) FPGA Design
7 40 (32.00%) Linux
8 36 (28.80%) Computer Science
9 31 (24.80%) Verilog
9 31 (24.80%) Ethernet
10 29 (23.20%) Firmware
11 25 (20.00%) Xilinx
12 24 (19.20%) Java
13 23 (18.40%) Device Driver
13 23 (18.40%) Algorithms
14 22 (17.60%) Device Driver Development
14 22 (17.60%) OO
15 21 (16.80%) Machine Learning
15 21 (16.80%) Cybersecurity
16 20 (16.00%) Low Latency
16 20 (16.00%) InfiniBand
16 20 (16.00%) High-Frequency Trading
16 20 (16.00%) Python
17 19 (15.20%) Signal Processing
18 18 (14.40%) Physics
18 18 (14.40%) Embedded C
19 17 (13.60%) Software Engineering
19 17 (13.60%) Embedded Systems
20 16 (12.80%) EMC
21 15 (12.00%) ASIC

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 3 (2.40%) OrCAD
1 3 (2.40%) Simulink
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.80%) Ethernet
2 20 (16.00%) InfiniBand
3 5 (4.00%) Internet
4 4 (3.20%) Wireless
5 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.60%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.80%) Network Security
6 1 (0.80%) RS-232
6 1 (0.80%) RS-485
6 1 (0.80%) SNMP
6 1 (0.80%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.80%) SpaceWire
6 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.60%) JUnit
5 1 (0.80%) Ant
5 1 (0.80%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.80%) Subversion
5 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (44.80%) Electronics
2 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.00%) Military
4 4 (3.20%) Automotive
5 3 (2.40%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (24.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 28 (22.40%) Electronics Engineer
3 26 (20.80%) Hardware Engineer
4 24 (19.20%) Developer
5 23 (18.40%) Embedded Engineer
6 20 (16.00%) Design Engineer
6 20 (16.00%) FPGA Developer
7 15 (12.00%) VHDL Engineer
8 14 (11.20%) Software Engineer
9 11 (8.80%) Development Engineer
10 10 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 10 (8.00%) Graduate
10 10 (8.00%) Senior Developer
11 9 (7.20%) ASIC Engineer
11 9 (7.20%) Firmware Engineer
12 8 (6.40%) Electronics Design Engineer
13 7 (5.60%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
14 6 (4.80%) ASIC Design Engineer
14 6 (4.80%) FPGA Design Engineer
15 5 (4.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 108 (86.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 36 (28.80%) Computer Science
3 31 (24.80%) Verilog
4 23 (18.40%) Algorithms
4 23 (18.40%) Device Driver
5 17 (13.60%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (12.00%) ASIC
7 9 (7.20%) CPLD
8 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.60%) Robotics
10 1 (0.80%) Arduino
10 1 (0.80%) BeagleBone
10 1 (0.80%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.80%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.80%) State Machine
10 1 (0.80%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.00%) Linux
2 6 (4.80%) Windows
3 4 (3.20%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.20%) FPGA Design
2 22 (17.60%) Device Driver Development
2 22 (17.60%) OO
3 21 (16.80%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (16.80%) Machine Learning
4 20 (16.00%) High-Frequency Trading
4 20 (16.00%) Low Latency
5 19 (15.20%) Signal Processing
6 18 (14.40%) Physics
7 17 (13.60%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.80%) Mathematics
9 10 (8.00%) Video Processing
10 9 (7.20%) CAE
11 8 (6.40%) CAD
12 7 (5.60%) Image Processing
12 7 (5.60%) Schematic Capture
12 7 (5.60%) Validation
13 6 (4.80%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.80%) Digital Signal Processing
13 6 (4.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.00%) C
2 63 (50.40%) C++
3 24 (19.20%) Java
4 20 (16.00%) Python
5 18 (14.40%) Embedded C
6 15 (12.00%) MATLAB
7 11 (8.80%) Embedded C++
8 8 (6.40%) C#
9 7 (5.60%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.60%) Perl
11 1 (0.80%) AWK
11 1 (0.80%) sed
11 1 (0.80%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 76 (60.80%) Degree
2 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.60%) PhD
4 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.60%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.80%) HNC
6 1 (0.80%) HND
6 1 (0.80%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) DO-254
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 29 (23.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) SELinux
Vendors
1 25 (20.00%) Xilinx
2 16 (12.80%) EMC
3 15 (12.00%) Altera
4 5 (4.00%) Intel
5 4 (3.20%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (1.60%) Cadence
6 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.80%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 1 (0.80%) Synopsys