Period
to 21 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 504 511 595
Rank change year-on-year +7 +84 -3
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 51 52 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 49
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -23.47% +8.89%
10th Percentile £32,950 £30,125 £34,700
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 12,045 11,756 16,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.13% 37.32% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,901 9,581 13,801
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 -37 17 £52,500 +40.00% 10
Thames Valley +24 15 £52,500 -8.70% 4
Kent - 13 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 10 £52,500 - 3
Surrey -10 6 £37,250 -32.27%
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £42,500 -26.09%
Berkshire +21 1 - - 1
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing VHDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 38 (74.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 31 (60.78%) Degree
3 26 (50.98%) Electronics
4 22 (43.14%) C
5 21 (41.18%) C++
6 14 (27.45%) Verilog
7 13 (25.49%) Video Processing
7 13 (25.49%) Physics
8 12 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 12 (23.53%) Xilinx
8 12 (23.53%) Linux
8 12 (23.53%) Firmware
9 11 (21.57%) CAD
9 11 (21.57%) CAE
10 10 (19.61%) Algorithms
11 9 (17.65%) Signal Processing
11 9 (17.65%) Python
11 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
12 8 (15.69%) Altera
12 8 (15.69%) FPGA Design
13 7 (13.73%) MATLAB
13 7 (13.73%) ASIC
13 7 (13.73%) EMC
14 6 (11.76%) Image Processing
14 6 (11.76%) Windows
14 6 (11.76%) C#
14 6 (11.76%) Schematic Capture
15 5 (9.80%) Embedded C
15 5 (9.80%) Embedded C++
15 5 (9.80%) 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 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.96%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.96%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Ant
1 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (50.98%) Electronics
2 5 (9.80%) Automotive
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 16 (31.37%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (29.41%) Design Engineer
4 14 (27.45%) Electronics Engineer
4 14 (27.45%) FPGA Engineer
5 12 (23.53%) Development Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) VHDL Engineer
7 8 (15.69%) Graduate
7 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
8 7 (13.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (13.73%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
9 6 (11.76%) ASIC Engineer
10 5 (9.80%) ASIC Design Engineer
10 5 (9.80%) Graduate Design Engineer
10 5 (9.80%) Senior Hardware Engineer
11 4 (7.84%) Electronics Design Engineer
12 3 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
12 3 (5.88%) FPGA Design Engineer
12 3 (5.88%) Senior Electronics Engineer
13 2 (3.92%) Senior Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 38 (74.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (27.45%) Verilog
3 12 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 10 (19.61%) Algorithms
5 7 (13.73%) ASIC
6 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Arduino
7 1 (1.96%) BeagleBone
7 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.96%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.96%) State Machine
7 1 (1.96%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Physics
1 13 (25.49%) Video Processing
2 11 (21.57%) CAD
2 11 (21.57%) CAE
3 9 (17.65%) Signal Processing
3 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.69%) FPGA Design
5 6 (11.76%) Image Processing
5 6 (11.76%) Schematic Capture
6 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (3.92%) Validation
7 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.96%) Analytics
8 1 (1.96%) Computer Vision
8 1 (1.96%) DevOps
8 1 (1.96%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (1.96%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.96%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) C
2 21 (41.18%) C++
3 9 (17.65%) Python
4 7 (13.73%) MATLAB
5 6 (11.76%) C#
6 5 (9.80%) Embedded C
6 5 (9.80%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.88%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.92%) Java
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
9 1 (1.96%) AWK
9 1 (1.96%) sed
9 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) PhD
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Xilinx
2 8 (15.69%) Altera
3 7 (13.73%) EMC
4 2 (3.92%) Cadence
5 1 (1.96%) Intel
5 1 (1.96%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 1 (1.96%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft