Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1042 1021 1066
Rank change year-on-year -21 +45 +71
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 79 150 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.089% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 63 131 131
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £34,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,750 £61,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -15.00%

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 62,322 69,719 69,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.99% 41.43% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48,374 53,000 57,409
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +17 38 £45,000 -14.29% 19
Midlands +37 29 £50,000 +12.99% 8
East Midlands +25 19 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Midlands +15 10 £70,000 +55.56% 7
South West +11 7 £50,000 +25.00% 19
London +19 3 £45,000 -25.00% 7
East of England +13 2 £44,500 -22.61% 17
VHDL
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 72 (91.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 56 (70.89%) C
3 43 (54.43%) Verilog
4 31 (39.24%) Embedded Systems
5 29 (36.71%) Degree
5 29 (36.71%) Firmware
6 27 (34.18%) C++
7 24 (30.38%) Linux
7 24 (30.38%) Embedded C
8 23 (29.11%) Ethernet
8 23 (29.11%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
10 21 (26.58%) Validation
11 19 (24.05%) Electronics
12 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (20.25%) Signal Processing
12 16 (20.25%) System Testing
12 16 (20.25%) Xilinx
12 16 (20.25%) FPGA Design
13 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
13 13 (16.46%) Digital Signal Processing
14 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
14 12 (15.19%) Algorithms
14 12 (15.19%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (13.92%) ASIC
16 10 (12.66%) CPLD
16 10 (12.66%) C#
16 10 (12.66%) Cybersecurity
16 10 (12.66%) Image Processing
17 9 (11.39%) RS-485

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 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) Ethernet
2 9 (11.39%) RS-485
2 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.13%) SNMP
4 7 (8.86%) Software-Defined Radio
5 6 (7.59%) Wireless
6 3 (3.80%) Network Security
7 1 (1.27%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Polyspace
1 3 (3.80%) VectorCAST
2 1 (1.27%) Ant
2 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (24.05%) Electronics
2 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.13%) Automotive
4 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.06%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.53%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) FPGA Engineer
2 19 (24.05%) VHDL Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Design Engineer
4 14 (17.72%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 12 (15.19%) Hardware Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Electronics Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Firmware Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) VHDL Design Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.06%) Senior FPGA Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Development Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Embedded Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Research Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Ada Software Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Electronics Design Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Verification Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) CSS
1 8 (10.13%) HTML
1 8 (10.13%) Node.js
2 4 (5.06%) JSP
3 1 (1.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 72 (91.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 43 (54.43%) Verilog
3 31 (39.24%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (15.19%) Algorithms
6 11 (13.92%) ASIC
7 10 (12.66%) CPLD
8 2 (2.53%) Optoelectronics
9 1 (1.27%) Arduino
9 1 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.27%) BeagleBone
9 1 (1.27%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.27%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.27%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (1.27%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (11.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
3 21 (26.58%) Validation
4 16 (20.25%) FPGA Design
4 16 (20.25%) Signal Processing
4 16 (20.25%) System Testing
5 13 (16.46%) Digital Signal Processing
6 10 (12.66%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (12.66%) Image Processing
7 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
8 7 (8.86%) Physics
9 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.33%) Schematic Capture
11 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.06%) Mathematics
12 3 (3.80%) CAD
12 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.80%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.89%) C
2 27 (34.18%) C++
3 24 (30.38%) Embedded C
4 10 (12.66%) C#
5 9 (11.39%) Embedded C++
6 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.13%) Python
7 4 (5.06%) Java
8 3 (3.80%) Ada
8 3 (3.80%) Assembly Language
8 3 (3.80%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.53%) Delphi
9 2 (2.53%) Perl
9 2 (2.53%) VB
10 1 (1.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (36.71%) Degree
2 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
3 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) PhD
5 2 (2.53%) MPhil
6 1 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) DO-160
1 3 (3.80%) DO-254
1 3 (3.80%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 29 (36.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Xilinx
2 7 (8.86%) Altera
3 3 (3.80%) EMC
3 3 (3.80%) Intel
4 2 (2.53%) Atmel
5 1 (1.27%) Mentor Graphics