Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 498 504 562
Rank change year-on-year +6 +58 +40
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 35 31 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 26
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £50,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +13.37% -14.00%

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 11,770 11,460 15,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.72% 39.36% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9,589 9,406 12,686
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 August 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 August 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 -18 16 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Thames Valley 0 10 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Surrey - 8 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +7 6 £47,000 -18.26% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire -11 2 £55,000 +22.22%
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (85.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 28 (80.00%) C
3 27 (77.14%) Degree
4 25 (71.43%) C++
5 20 (57.14%) Xilinx
6 18 (51.43%) Verilog
7 17 (48.57%) Altera
7 17 (48.57%) FPGA Design
8 16 (45.71%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
8 16 (45.71%) Electronics
9 15 (42.86%) Automotive
9 15 (42.86%) Linux
9 15 (42.86%) Image Processing
9 15 (42.86%) Algorithms
10 14 (40.00%) Embedded C
11 12 (34.29%) Embedded C++
11 12 (34.29%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
13 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (17.14%) Aerospace
13 6 (17.14%) Firmware
14 5 (14.29%) DO-254
14 5 (14.29%) DO-160
14 5 (14.29%) Signal Processing
14 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (11.43%) Python
15 4 (11.43%) PhD
15 4 (11.43%) Ethernet

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 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) IPv4
2 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) RS-485
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Ant
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (45.71%) Electronics
2 15 (42.86%) Automotive
3 6 (17.14%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Avionics
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) FPGA Engineer
2 19 (54.29%) Design Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Principal Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Graduate
5 7 (20.00%) Graduate Design Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) VHDL Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Python Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Developer
8 1 (2.86%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Design Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.86%) VHDL Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (85.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 18 (51.43%) Verilog
3 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
4 15 (42.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Arduino
5 1 (2.86%) ASIC
5 1 (2.86%) BeagleBone
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.86%) Optoelectronics
5 1 (2.86%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (2.86%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) FPGA Design
2 16 (45.71%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (42.86%) Image Processing
4 7 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (14.29%) Signal Processing
6 2 (5.71%) Data Acquisition
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.71%) Physics
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) CAD
7 1 (2.86%) Decision-Making
7 1 (2.86%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (2.86%) Neural Network
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) System Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) C
2 25 (71.43%) C++
3 14 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 12 (34.29%) Embedded C++
5 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
6 4 (11.43%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Delphi
7 1 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) DO-160
1 5 (14.29%) DO-254
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Xilinx
2 17 (48.57%) Altera
3 1 (2.86%) Apple
3 1 (2.86%) Atmel
3 1 (2.86%) EMC
3 1 (2.86%) Facebook
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Intel
3 1 (2.86%) Samsung
3 1 (2.86%) Sony