The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 87 98
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 2 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.22% 1.75% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 4.46% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Median salary £39,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.18% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £34,000 £52,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £55,000 £64,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00%  

VHDL is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 317 381 315
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 34.23% 39.32% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 253 265 227
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,550 £60,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing VHDL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for VHDL in Gloucestershire

VHDL
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for VHDL in Gloucestershire

VHDL
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +12 1 £35,000 -28.57%
Tewkesbury - 1 £44,000 -
VHDL
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) OpenCL
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) Actel
4 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (16.67%) OrCAD
4 1 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (16.67%) CPLD
4 1 (16.67%) Xilinx
4 1 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Cadence
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (16.67%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) OpenCL
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Actel
1 1 (16.67%) Cadence
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (16.67%) Xilinx