The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 71 57 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 -  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 4 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.56% 1.93% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 4.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 0
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 311 321 202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 43.25% 47.56% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 238 263 174
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £27,871
10% offered a salary of more than £48,840 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

VHDL
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for VHDL in Leicestershire

VHDL
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Loughborough +3 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Leicester - 1 £42,500 -
VHDL
East Midlands

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 14 (87.50%) Verilog
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) Video Processing
2 10 (62.50%) Algorithms
3 8 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (50.00%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) Python
4 7 (43.75%) ASIC
4 7 (43.75%) MATLAB
4 7 (43.75%) Synopsys
4 7 (43.75%) Signal Processing
5 5 (31.25%) Computer Vision
5 5 (31.25%) FPGA Design
5 5 (31.25%) Code Coverage
5 5 (31.25%) PhD
5 5 (31.25%) C
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Tcl
6 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (18.75%) Schematic Capture
7 3 (18.75%) Image Processing
7 3 (18.75%) Firmware
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) Xilinx
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) Perl
9 1 (6.25%) Atmel
9 1 (6.25%) Renesas
9 1 (6.25%) .NET

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) ASIC Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Hardware Verification Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Verilog
2 10 (62.50%) Algorithms
3 8 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (43.75%) ASIC
5 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (6.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Video Processing
2 8 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (43.75%) Signal Processing
4 5 (31.25%) Code Coverage
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Vision
4 5 (31.25%) FPGA Design
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Image Processing
6 3 (18.75%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) MATLAB
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) C
4 4 (25.00%) Tcl
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Synopsys
2 2 (12.50%) Xilinx
3 1 (6.25%) Atmel
3 1 (6.25%) Renesas