Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1063 1019 1038
Rank change year-on-year -44 +19 +59
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 78 143 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.086% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 67 129 149
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £34,650 £32,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,250 £60,000 £61,500
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 68,709 74,750 77,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.00% 44.80% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 53,455 56,472 64,782
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 35 £50,000 -4.76% 23
Midlands +14 23 £50,000 +25.00% 12
South West +12 15 £46,000 +15.00% 12
East Midlands -1 13 £47,500 +18.75% 6
West Midlands +19 10 £70,000 +58.19% 6
London -14 3 £45,000 -25.00% 10
North of England +20 1 £35,000 -14.63% 8
East of England +12 1 £65,000 +62.50% 21
North East - 1 £35,000 -
VHDL
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 67 (85.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 64 (82.05%) C
3 43 (55.13%) Verilog
4 32 (41.03%) Degree
5 29 (37.18%) Embedded Systems
5 29 (37.18%) C++
5 29 (37.18%) Firmware
6 27 (34.62%) Embedded C
6 27 (34.62%) Linux
7 23 (29.49%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (28.21%) Xilinx
9 21 (26.92%) Software Engineering
10 20 (25.64%) Electronics
11 19 (24.36%) Ethernet
12 17 (21.79%) Altera
13 16 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (20.51%) Validation
14 15 (19.23%) Algorithms
14 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
14 15 (19.23%) FPGA Design
15 13 (16.67%) Image Processing
15 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
15 13 (16.67%) Automotive
15 13 (16.67%) Embedded C++
16 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
16 12 (15.38%) Windows
16 12 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
16 12 (15.38%) CPLD
16 12 (15.38%) System Testing
16 12 (15.38%) 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 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) Ethernet
2 12 (15.38%) RS-485
2 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 11 (14.10%) SNMP
4 2 (2.56%) HTTP
4 2 (2.56%) IPv4
4 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.28%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) Polyspace
2 2 (2.56%) VectorCAST
3 1 (1.28%) Ant
3 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (25.64%) Electronics
2 13 (16.67%) Automotive
3 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 8 (10.26%) Finance
5 7 (8.97%) Manufacturing
6 6 (7.69%) Aerospace
7 3 (3.85%) Avionics
8 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) FPGA Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Design Engineer
3 15 (19.23%) VHDL Engineer
4 13 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Hardware Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Electronics Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Graduate
8 6 (7.69%) Graduate Design Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) DevOps Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Release Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Electronics Design Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Embedded Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Python Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) CSS
1 11 (14.10%) HTML
1 11 (14.10%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (85.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 43 (55.13%) Verilog
3 29 (37.18%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (19.23%) Algorithms
5 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (15.38%) CPLD
7 5 (6.41%) ASIC
8 2 (2.56%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (2.56%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.28%) Arduino
9 1 (1.28%) BeagleBone
9 1 (1.28%) Life Science
9 1 (1.28%) Optoelectronics
9 1 (1.28%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (1.28%) Symmetrix
9 1 (1.28%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.62%) Linux
2 12 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
2 12 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 16 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (20.51%) Validation
4 15 (19.23%) FPGA Design
4 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
5 13 (16.67%) Image Processing
6 12 (15.38%) System Testing
7 8 (10.26%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (10.26%) Schematic Capture
7 8 (10.26%) Signal Processing
8 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.41%) Decision-Making
11 4 (5.13%) DevOps
11 4 (5.13%) Digital Signal Processing
11 4 (5.13%) Physics
11 4 (5.13%) Process Improvement
11 4 (5.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (82.05%) C
2 29 (37.18%) C++
3 27 (34.62%) Embedded C
4 13 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 11 (14.10%) C#
5 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.10%) Python
6 6 (7.69%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.13%) Tcl
8 2 (2.56%) Ada
8 2 (2.56%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.56%) Delphi
8 2 (2.56%) VB
9 1 (1.28%) Java
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (41.03%) Degree
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) PhD
4 2 (2.56%) MPhil
5 1 (1.28%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) DO-160
1 5 (6.41%) DO-254
2 2 (2.56%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 29 (37.18%) Firmware
2 4 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Xilinx
2 17 (21.79%) Altera
3 4 (5.13%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (2.56%) Atmel
4 2 (2.56%) EMC
5 1 (1.28%) Cadence
5 1 (1.28%) Intel
5 1 (1.28%) Synopsys