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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 94 84 95
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 4 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.48% 1.96% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 5.11% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 7
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 277 411 302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 33.17% 38.27% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 236 223 238
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +26.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (60.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) C
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 10 (43.48%) Schematic Capture
5 10 (43.48%) EMC
5 10 (43.48%) Electronics
6 9 (39.13%) C++
6 9 (39.13%) J2EE
6 9 (39.13%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
6 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) OpenCL
7 7 (30.43%) OrCAD
7 7 (30.43%) Cadence
7 7 (30.43%) CPLD
8 6 (26.09%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) Firmware
9 4 (17.39%) Xilinx
9 4 (17.39%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.04%) Avionics
10 3 (13.04%) Altera
10 3 (13.04%) Regression Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
10 3 (13.04%) Tcl
10 3 (13.04%) Automotive
10 3 (13.04%) Perl

VHDL
Top Related 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 7 (30.43%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (43.48%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Automotive
2 3 (13.04%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) C++ Developer
2 9 (39.13%) C++ Software Developer
2 9 (39.13%) C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Electronics Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) PCB Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior PCB Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) J2EE
1 9 (39.13%) OpenCL
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (30.43%) CPLD
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Schematic Capture
3 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Regression Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.35%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (4.35%) FPGA Design
6 1 (4.35%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C
2 9 (39.13%) C++
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) EMC
2 7 (30.43%) Cadence
3 4 (17.39%) Xilinx
4 3 (13.04%) Altera
5 1 (4.35%) Actel
5 1 (4.35%) Mentor Graphics