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

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 160 164
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.25% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -  
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1067 1205 1198
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.64% 42.16% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 676 560 717
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £68,950
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

VHDL
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for VHDL in Scotland

VHDL
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VHDL in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VHDL in Scotland

VHDL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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
Fife +9 5 £55,000 +29.41%
Glasgow - 5 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £57,500 -
Highlands - 1 £35,000 -
VHDL
UK

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

1 14 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (64.29%) Manufacturing
3 8 (57.14%) Electronics
3 8 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (42.86%) C
4 6 (42.86%) Aerospace
5 5 (35.71%) Verilog
5 5 (35.71%) Mentor Graphics
5 5 (35.71%) Firmware
5 5 (35.71%) Six Sigma
5 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
5 5 (35.71%) FPGA Design
5 5 (35.71%) Lean Manufacturing
5 5 (35.71%) Altera
5 5 (35.71%) Actel
5 5 (35.71%) DO-254
5 5 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) SAP
6 4 (28.57%) Marketing
6 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Python

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) RS-232
1 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (64.29%) Manufacturing
2 8 (57.14%) Electronics
3 6 (42.86%) Aerospace
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Principal Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Design Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Analogue Design Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Design Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Analogue Hardware Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Hardware Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Verilog
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (35.71%) FPGA Design
2 5 (35.71%) Lean Manufacturing
2 5 (35.71%) Six Sigma
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
2 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) DO-254
2 1 (7.14%) DO-178B
2 1 (7.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Actel
1 5 (35.71%) Altera
1 5 (35.71%) Mentor Graphics
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Xilinx