Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 314 343
Rank change year-on-year -5 +29 +2
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 14 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.78% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 20
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £66,250
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3941 4107 4520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.12% 37.87% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 3390 3669
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,600
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for VHDL in the South West

VHDL
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for VHDL in the South West

VHDL
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for VHDL in the South West

VHDL
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the South West 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
Cornwall - 6 £40,000 -
Dorset -1 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Bristol - 3 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire +8 2 £35,750 -4.03% 2
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 West region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 13 (92.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (78.57%) C
3 7 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (42.86%) CPLD
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
8 2 (14.29%) Verilog
8 2 (14.29%) Electronics
8 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
8 2 (14.29%) C#
8 2 (14.29%) Ada
8 2 (14.29%) Avionics
8 2 (14.29%) Xilinx
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) FPGA Design
8 2 (14.29%) Def Stans
8 2 (14.29%) Power Management
8 2 (14.29%) IEC 61508
8 2 (14.29%) DO-178B
8 2 (14.29%) DO-254
8 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (14.29%) ISO 26262
8 2 (14.29%) OrCAD
9 1 (7.14%) RS-232
9 1 (7.14%) Coaching
9 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
9 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
9 1 (7.14%) CMMI

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (14.29%) OrCAD
2 1 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) RS-232
General
1 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 2 (14.29%) Avionics
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Digital Hardware Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Design Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) VHDL Design Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) VHDL Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (42.86%) CPLD
3 2 (14.29%) Verilog
4 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (14.29%) FPGA Design
1 2 (14.29%) Power Management
1 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) CMMI
2 1 (7.14%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) PLM
2 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C
2 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
3 2 (14.29%) Ada
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Def Stans
1 2 (14.29%) DO-178B
1 2 (14.29%) DO-254
1 2 (14.29%) IEC 61508
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Xilinx
2 1 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) Intel