Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 198 240
Rank change year-on-year -26 +42 +12
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 4 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.071% 0.23% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.61% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% - +54.55%
UK median annual salary £50,000 £41,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +19.76% -16.50% +15.61%

VHDL is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2223 1969 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.41% 38.44% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1114 1595
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,597
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing VHDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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
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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £55,000 -
West Lothian -1 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
VHDL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) CAD
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JTAG
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (25.00%) RS-232

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) RS-232
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CAD
1 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design
1 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC