The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 847 915
Rank change year-on-year +46 +68  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 79 121 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 67 78 55
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% -4.39%  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35652 43970 45322
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.89% 42.54% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28833 35590 35839
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

VHDL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VHDL in the UK

VHDL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VHDL over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VHDL in the UK

VHDL
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
England +49 73 £45,000 - 17
South East +48 23 £48,750 +8.33% 5
Hampshire +21 12 £38,750 -13.88% 2
East of England -2 12 £50,000 +14.94% 6
South West +2 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
London +70 10 £60,000 +18.22% 2
West Midlands +24 8 £30,000 -29.41%
East Midlands +13 7 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Bristol - 7 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +19 6 £50,000 -
Scotland +16 6 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £47,500 - 6
Malvern +9 6 £30,000 -29.41%
Worcestershire -3 6 £30,000 -29.41%
Leicestershire -9 6 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Cambridge -13 6 £47,500 - 6
Loughborough +6 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Glasgow - 4 £55,000 -
Surrey +33 3 £55,000 +96.42%
Berkshire +31 3 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Fareham - 3 £30,000 -
Newbury +13 2 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North West -25 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Herefordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Devon - 2 £30,525 -
Woking - 2 £55,000 -
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
Exeter - 2 £30,525 -
Hereford - 2 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 with a requirement for VHDL.

1 113 (67.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 104 (61.90%) C
3 90 (53.57%) C++
4 85 (50.60%) Degree
5 62 (36.90%) Verilog
6 60 (35.71%) Firmware
7 50 (29.76%) Linux
7 50 (29.76%) Electronics
8 44 (26.19%) Computer Science
9 42 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 40 (23.81%) Java
10 40 (23.81%) FPGA Design
11 33 (19.64%) Ethernet
12 30 (17.86%) EMC
13 29 (17.26%) Security Cleared
14 24 (14.29%) OO
15 23 (13.69%) C#
16 22 (13.10%) PhD
16 22 (13.10%) OpenCL
17 21 (12.50%) Mathematics
18 19 (11.31%) Xilinx
18 19 (11.31%) Device Driver
19 18 (10.71%) Python
20 17 (10.12%) Aerospace
20 17 (10.12%) Computer Architecture
20 17 (10.12%) InfiniBand
20 17 (10.12%) Kalman Filter
20 17 (10.12%) Signal Processing
20 17 (10.12%) Schematic Capture
20 17 (10.12%) Device Driver Development

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (2.38%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.60%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.64%) Ethernet
2 17 (10.12%) InfiniBand
3 14 (8.33%) RS-485
4 5 (2.98%) Wireless
5 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.60%) RS-232
6 1 (0.60%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.19%) JUnit
1 2 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.19%) Subversion
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (29.76%) Electronics
2 17 (10.12%) Aerospace
3 10 (5.95%) Avionics
4 9 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.98%) Automotive
6 2 (1.19%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (23.21%) Developer
2 33 (19.64%) Firmware Engineer
2 33 (19.64%) Hardware Engineer
3 31 (18.45%) Design Engineer
4 25 (14.88%) Electronics Engineer
5 22 (13.10%) Software Engineer
6 21 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
7 19 (11.31%) FPGA Developer
8 15 (8.93%) Senior Hardware Engineer
9 14 (8.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 11 (6.55%) Senior Electronics Engineer
11 10 (5.95%) Embedded Engineer
11 10 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (5.36%) Firmware Developer
12 9 (5.36%) Python Developer
12 9 (5.36%) Senior Design Engineer
13 8 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
14 7 (4.17%) C++ Developer
14 7 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
14 7 (4.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.10%) OpenCL
2 7 (4.17%) J2EE
2 7 (4.17%) Web Services
3 6 (3.57%) OpenGL
4 3 (1.79%) Yocto
5 1 (0.60%) .NET
5 1 (0.60%) HEVC
5 1 (0.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 113 (67.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 62 (36.90%) Verilog
3 44 (26.19%) Computer Science
4 19 (11.31%) Device Driver
5 10 (5.95%) ASIC
6 8 (4.76%) Algorithms
7 7 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.38%) CAN bus
9 3 (1.79%) CPLD
9 3 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.19%) iPad
11 1 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.76%) Linux
2 16 (9.52%) Windows
3 5 (2.98%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (23.81%) FPGA Design
3 24 (14.29%) OO
4 21 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 17 (10.12%) Computer Architecture
5 17 (10.12%) Device Driver Development
5 17 (10.12%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (10.12%) Schematic Capture
5 17 (10.12%) Signal Processing
6 14 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.14%) High-Frequency Trading
7 12 (7.14%) Low Latency
7 12 (7.14%) Project Management
8 9 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
10 7 (4.17%) OOP
10 7 (4.17%) Physics
10 7 (4.17%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (61.90%) C
2 90 (53.57%) C++
3 40 (23.81%) Java
4 23 (13.69%) C#
5 18 (10.71%) Python
6 15 (8.93%) Ada
7 14 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.95%) Perl
8 10 (5.95%) Tcl
9 9 (5.36%) Embedded C
10 8 (4.76%) Assembly Language
11 6 (3.57%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.38%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.38%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (50.60%) Degree
2 29 (17.26%) Security Cleared
3 22 (13.10%) PhD
4 14 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
6 7 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.19%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) DO-178B
1 8 (4.76%) DO-254
2 7 (4.17%) Def Stans
2 7 (4.17%) IEC 61508
2 7 (4.17%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.60%) JTAG
System Software
1 60 (35.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 30 (17.86%) EMC
2 19 (11.31%) Xilinx
3 15 (8.93%) Apple
4 9 (5.36%) Altera
5 4 (2.38%) Synopsys
6 3 (1.79%) Cadence
6 3 (1.79%) Mentor Graphics
7 2 (1.19%) Actel
7 2 (1.19%) Atmel
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.60%) Renesas
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee, Angus
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 52.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50,000- £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Exceptional package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£80k DoE + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive beneftis package
Posted: 5 days ago
Motherwell
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Glenrothes
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago