Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 503 554 587
Rank change year-on-year +51 +33 +20
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 43 36 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 52
South East median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -25.00% +15.61%
10th Percentile £35,875 £32,500 £38,050
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,375 £60,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11843 13505 16873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.44% 38.62% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9717 11131 13703
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VHDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VHDL in the South East

VHDL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for VHDL in the South East

VHDL
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VHDL in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VHDL in the South East

VHDL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Hampshire +11 20 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Thames Valley +49 14 £52,500 +16.67%
Oxfordshire +13 12 £52,500 +50.00%
Kent +25 5 £51,250 +36.67%
Surrey +7 4 £41,000 -8.89% 1
Berkshire +36 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 33 (76.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (53.49%) Degree
3 20 (46.51%) C
4 18 (41.86%) C++
5 17 (39.53%) Physics
6 15 (34.88%) Verilog
7 14 (32.56%) Electronics
8 13 (30.23%) Firmware
9 12 (27.91%) Linux
9 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
10 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
11 9 (20.93%) Altera
11 9 (20.93%) Algorithms
11 9 (20.93%) FPGA Design
12 8 (18.60%) Signal Processing
12 8 (18.60%) Xilinx
12 8 (18.60%) Chartered Engineer
13 7 (16.28%) Python
14 6 (13.95%) Windows
14 6 (13.95%) ASIC
14 6 (13.95%) MATLAB
14 6 (13.95%) C#
14 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.95%) Image Processing
15 5 (11.63%) Embedded C
15 5 (11.63%) Embedded C++
15 5 (11.63%) CAE
15 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
15 5 (11.63%) Aerospace
15 5 (11.63%) Automotive

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.33%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (32.56%) Electronics
2 5 (11.63%) Aerospace
2 5 (11.63%) Automotive
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Design Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Electronics Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) FPGA Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Hardware Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Development Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) ASIC Design Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) ASIC Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Graduate
6 5 (11.63%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Software Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) VHDL Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Graduate Design Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 33 (76.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (34.88%) Verilog
3 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
4 9 (20.93%) Algorithms
5 6 (13.95%) ASIC
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Arduino
6 1 (2.33%) BeagleBone
6 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.33%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (2.33%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Physics
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
3 9 (20.93%) FPGA Design
4 8 (18.60%) Signal Processing
5 6 (13.95%) Image Processing
6 5 (11.63%) CAE
7 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
7 4 (9.30%) Video Processing
7 4 (9.30%) V-Model
8 3 (6.98%) Project Management
9 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.33%) Analytics
10 1 (2.33%) Computer Vision
10 1 (2.33%) DevOps
10 1 (2.33%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
10 1 (2.33%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Schematic Capture
10 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) C
2 18 (41.86%) C++
3 7 (16.28%) Python
4 6 (13.95%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) MATLAB
5 5 (11.63%) Embedded C
5 5 (11.63%) Embedded C++
6 4 (9.30%) Ada
6 4 (9.30%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) Chartered Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Def Stans
1 4 (9.30%) DO-178B
1 4 (9.30%) IEC 61508
1 4 (9.30%) ISO 26262
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Altera
2 8 (18.60%) Xilinx
3 4 (9.30%) EMC
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Cadence
4 1 (2.33%) Lattice Semiconductor
4 1 (2.33%) Mentor Graphics