The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 236 249
Rank change year-on-year -39 +13  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.029% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.072% 0.045% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £41,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.90% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -12.82%  

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2794 2230 2348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.69% 39.68% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 1918 1877
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

VHDL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VHDL in the North West

VHDL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cumbria - 2 £41,000 -
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (50.00%) CPLD
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Video Processing
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) 3D Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (50.00%) CPLD
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) 3D Visualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Video Processing
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (50.00%) EMC