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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 216 248
Rank change year-on-year -13 +32  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 13 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.42% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 1.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 3
Median salary £40,000 £48,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.09% -16.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,420 £35,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -12.82%  

VHDL is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2024 1953 2033
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 38.07% 37.29% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1621 1617 1608
Median salary £40,000 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.32% +12.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing VHDL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 5 £40,000 -
Dorset +4 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Gloucestershire -20 2 £39,500 -28.18%
Devon - 2 £30,525 -
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (85.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (76.19%) C
3 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 12 (57.14%) Degree
4 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) Avionics
6 9 (42.86%) IEC 61508
6 9 (42.86%) DO-178B
6 9 (42.86%) DO-254
6 9 (42.86%) ISO 26262
6 9 (42.86%) Def Stans
6 9 (42.86%) Power Management
6 9 (42.86%) Aerospace
6 9 (42.86%) Verilog
6 9 (42.86%) Ada
6 9 (42.86%) Assembly Language
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) C++
7 5 (23.81%) Xilinx
7 5 (23.81%) FPGA Design
8 4 (19.05%) C#
9 3 (14.29%) J2EE
9 3 (14.29%) Web Services
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Physics
9 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) OpenCL
10 2 (9.52%) Remote Sensing
10 2 (9.52%) Signal Processing

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 1 (4.76%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (42.86%) Aerospace
1 9 (42.86%) Avionics
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Design Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) FPGA Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) VHDL Design Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) VHDL Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Ada Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Radar Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) J2EE
1 3 (14.29%) OpenCL
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (42.86%) Verilog
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) Power Management
3 5 (23.81%) FPGA Design
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Physics
5 2 (9.52%) Remote Sensing
5 2 (9.52%) Signal Processing
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.76%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C
2 9 (42.86%) Ada
2 9 (42.86%) Assembly Language
3 5 (23.81%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) Degree
3 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) Def Stans
1 9 (42.86%) DO-178B
1 9 (42.86%) DO-254
1 9 (42.86%) IEC 61508
1 9 (42.86%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Xilinx
2 1 (4.76%) Actel
2 1 (4.76%) Cadence
2 1 (4.76%) EMC
2 1 (4.76%) Mentor Graphics