Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 517 559
Rank change year-on-year +17 +42 +26
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 37 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 36
South East median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +33.76% -21.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £40,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,000 £59,375
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +21.95% -18.00%

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 11,663 12,129 14,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.55% 39.94% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9,459 9,947 11,533
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 13 November 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 13 November 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
Thames Valley +1 13 £42,500 -19.05% 7
Hampshire -15 12 £51,250 -6.82% 8
Surrey +37 10 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Berkshire +10 10 £42,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +18 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 31 (83.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 26 (70.27%) Degree
2 26 (70.27%) C
3 23 (62.16%) C++
4 19 (51.35%) Electronics
5 16 (43.24%) FPGA Design
6 15 (40.54%) Xilinx
7 11 (29.73%) Embedded C
8 10 (27.03%) Linux
8 10 (27.03%) Algorithms
9 9 (24.32%) Verilog
9 9 (24.32%) Automotive
10 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
10 8 (21.62%) Image Processing
10 8 (21.62%) Embedded C++
10 8 (21.62%) Signal Processing
11 7 (18.92%) Schematic Capture
11 7 (18.92%) Firmware
11 7 (18.92%) Altera
11 7 (18.92%) Physics
12 6 (16.22%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (13.51%) Python
13 5 (13.51%) PhD
13 5 (13.51%) Aerospace
13 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
13 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
14 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
14 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing

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 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Wireless
2 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
2 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 3 (8.11%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) RS-485
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Ant
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (51.35%) Electronics
2 9 (24.32%) Automotive
3 5 (13.51%) Aerospace
4 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Avionics
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) FPGA Engineer
2 17 (45.95%) Design Engineer
3 15 (40.54%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Electronics Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) VHDL Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) VHDL Design Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Python Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior FPGA Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Embedded Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) FPGA Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Graduate Design Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (83.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (27.03%) Algorithms
3 9 (24.32%) Verilog
4 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.41%) ASIC
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Arduino
6 1 (2.70%) BeagleBone
6 1 (2.70%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.70%) Optoelectronics
6 1 (2.70%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (2.70%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) FPGA Design
2 8 (21.62%) Image Processing
2 8 (21.62%) Signal Processing
3 7 (18.92%) Physics
3 7 (18.92%) Schematic Capture
4 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) Digital Signal Processing
5 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
6 3 (8.11%) CAD
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Decision-Making
7 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.41%) Validation
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) People Management
8 1 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) C
2 23 (62.16%) C++
3 11 (29.73%) Embedded C
4 8 (21.62%) Embedded C++
5 5 (13.51%) Python
6 4 (10.81%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.41%) Delphi
7 2 (5.41%) VB
8 1 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) PhD
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) DO-160
1 4 (10.81%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Xilinx
2 7 (18.92%) Altera
3 2 (5.41%) Atmel
3 2 (5.41%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) Intel