Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1074 985 1025
Rank change year-on-year -89 +40 +83
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 87 167 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 76 142 167
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +12.07% -8.42%
10th Percentile £34,500 £27,577 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £48,250 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -3.50% +14.94% -8.42%

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 70,158 69,769 82,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.50% 43.00% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 54,945 55,901 68,145
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,602 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.80% -0.80% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,564
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.19% +5.15%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -9 38 £50,000 - 18
South West -9 21 £46,000 +15.00% 6
East of England -8 16 £65,000 +30.00% 12
Midlands -17 6 £45,000 +28.57% 5
West Midlands +9 4 £46,250 -2.63% 4
North of England +18 3 £35,000 -13.58% 2
London -55 3 £45,000 -25.00% 6
East Midlands +9 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North West -6 2 - - 1
North East - 1 £35,000 -
VHDL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 (82.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 63 (72.41%) C
3 40 (45.98%) C++
4 39 (44.83%) Verilog
5 37 (42.53%) Degree
6 33 (37.93%) Electronics
7 32 (36.78%) Xilinx
8 30 (34.48%) Algorithms
9 25 (28.74%) Firmware
10 24 (27.59%) Image Processing
10 24 (27.59%) Altera
10 24 (27.59%) FPGA Design
11 21 (24.14%) Embedded C
12 20 (22.99%) Linux
13 19 (21.84%) Python
13 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
14 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
14 17 (19.54%) Video Processing
15 15 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (16.09%) ASIC
17 13 (14.94%) Embedded C++
17 13 (14.94%) Embedded Linux
17 13 (14.94%) Embedded Systems
18 12 (13.79%) Computer Vision
18 12 (13.79%) Automotive
19 11 (12.64%) Ethernet
20 10 (11.49%) Cadence
20 10 (11.49%) Machine Learning
21 9 (10.34%) Synopsys
21 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared

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 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.90%) RS-485
2 6 (6.90%) Wireless
3 3 (3.45%) SNMP
3 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.45%) ZigBee
4 2 (2.30%) HTTP
4 2 (2.30%) IPv4
4 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.30%) Network Security
4 2 (2.30%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (1.15%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.60%) JIRA
2 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 33 (37.93%) Electronics
2 12 (13.79%) Automotive
3 9 (10.34%) Finance
4 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.60%) Aerospace
6 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.30%) Games
8 1 (1.15%) Avionics
8 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) FPGA Engineer
2 21 (24.14%) Design Engineer
3 19 (21.84%) Hardware Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 14 (16.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (13.79%) Software Engineer
6 12 (13.79%) VHDL Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) Developer
8 10 (11.49%) Electronics Engineer
9 9 (10.34%) Principal Engineer
10 8 (9.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (9.20%) Graduate
10 8 (9.20%) Graduate Design Engineer
11 7 (8.05%) Development Engineer
12 6 (6.90%) Firmware Engineer
13 5 (5.75%) ASIC Engineer
14 4 (4.60%) ASIC Developer
14 4 (4.60%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 4 (4.60%) DevOps Manager
14 4 (4.60%) FPGA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) CSS
1 3 (3.45%) HTML
1 3 (3.45%) Node.js
2 2 (2.30%) MFC
3 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 72 (82.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 39 (44.83%) Verilog
3 30 (34.48%) Algorithms
4 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
5 14 (16.09%) ASIC
6 13 (14.94%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.45%) CPLD
7 3 (3.45%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.30%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (2.30%) SystemC
9 1 (1.15%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.15%) Life Science
9 1 (1.15%) Robotics
9 1 (1.15%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (3.45%) FreeRTOS
3 3 (3.45%) Windows
4 2 (2.30%) SafeRTOS
4 2 (2.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) FPGA Design
1 24 (27.59%) Image Processing
2 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
2 17 (19.54%) Video Processing
3 15 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (13.79%) Computer Vision
5 10 (11.49%) Machine Learning
6 9 (10.34%) CAD
6 9 (10.34%) Signal Processing
7 8 (9.20%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.20%) Validation
8 7 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (8.05%) Mathematics
8 7 (8.05%) Schematic Capture
8 7 (8.05%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.90%) Digital Signal Processing
10 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.75%) CAE
11 4 (4.60%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 63 (72.41%) C
2 40 (45.98%) C++
3 21 (24.14%) Embedded C
4 19 (21.84%) Python
5 13 (14.94%) Embedded C++
6 9 (10.34%) MATLAB
7 8 (9.20%) Assembly Language
8 5 (5.75%) C#
8 5 (5.75%) Tcl
9 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.15%) AWK
11 1 (1.15%) Java
11 1 (1.15%) Perl
11 1 (1.15%) sed
Qualifications
1 37 (42.53%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) PhD
4 2 (2.30%) HNC
4 2 (2.30%) HND
5 1 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) DO-160
1 2 (2.30%) DO-254
System Software
1 25 (28.74%) Firmware
2 4 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) SELinux
Vendors
1 32 (36.78%) Xilinx
2 24 (27.59%) Altera
3 10 (11.49%) Cadence
4 9 (10.34%) Synopsys
5 4 (4.60%) EMC
5 4 (4.60%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (2.30%) Intel
7 1 (1.15%) Apple
7 1 (1.15%) Facebook
7 1 (1.15%) Google
7 1 (1.15%) Samsung
7 1 (1.15%) Sony