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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 788 832 892
Rank change year-on-year +44 +60  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 86 101 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 79 76 73
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,105 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00%  

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 37644 40107 45356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.09% 41.32% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29452 32865 36209
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 £29,500 £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 26 June 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 26 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
England +14 74 £47,500 +11.76% 8
London +39 20 £60,000 - 1
South East +62 18 £52,500 +23.52% 2
South West -17 13 £40,000 -17.09%
Scotland +13 11 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Hampshire +23 9 £51,250 +13.88% 2
East Midlands +10 8 £38,750 -8.82% 1
West Midlands +18 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Leicestershire -4 6 £35,000 -17.64%
East of England -19 6 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Fife +10 5 £55,000 +29.41%
Hertfordshire -9 5 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Bristol - 5 £40,000 -
Glenrothes - 5 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +13 4 £45,000 +9.75%
Loughborough +6 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Basingstoke +2 4 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Dorset +2 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Worcestershire +2 4 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Malvern -1 4 £30,000 -29.41%
Berkshire - 4 £57,500 -
Glasgow - 4 £55,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Hereford - 3 £47,500 -
Newbury - 3 £57,500 -
Gloucestershire -19 2 £39,500 -28.18%
North West -35 2 £41,000 -21.90%
Devon - 2 £30,525 -
Leicester - 2 £42,500 -
Cumbria - 2 £41,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for VHDL.

1 145 (81.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 112 (62.57%) C
3 98 (54.75%) Degree
4 93 (51.96%) C++
5 67 (37.43%) Firmware
6 65 (36.31%) FPGA Design
7 61 (34.08%) Linux
7 61 (34.08%) Verilog
8 52 (29.05%) Computer Science
9 50 (27.93%) Electronics
10 48 (26.82%) Java
11 42 (23.46%) Software Engineering
12 38 (21.23%) Ethernet
13 36 (20.11%) OO
14 34 (18.99%) Xilinx
14 34 (18.99%) Security Cleared
15 29 (16.20%) Device Driver
16 27 (15.08%) Aerospace
16 27 (15.08%) InfiniBand
16 27 (15.08%) Device Driver Development
17 23 (12.85%) SC Cleared
18 22 (12.29%) PhD
19 21 (11.73%) C#
20 20 (11.17%) Ada
20 20 (11.17%) EMC
20 20 (11.17%) Cybersecurity
20 20 (11.17%) Schematic Capture
21 19 (10.61%) Low Latency
21 19 (10.61%) High-Frequency Trading
22 18 (10.06%) Signal Processing

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 2 (1.12%) GNU Octave
1 2 (1.12%) OrCAD
1 2 (1.12%) Simulink
2 1 (0.56%) Mathcad
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.23%) Ethernet
2 27 (15.08%) InfiniBand
3 7 (3.91%) RS-485
3 7 (3.91%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.91%) Wireless
4 5 (2.79%) Software-Defined Radio
5 3 (1.68%) SNMP
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.91%) JUnit
1 7 (3.91%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.68%) Subversion
3 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (27.93%) Electronics
2 27 (15.08%) Aerospace
3 15 (8.38%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.03%) Avionics
5 7 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.79%) Automotive
6 5 (2.79%) Finance
7 4 (2.23%) Marketing
8 2 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (25.14%) FPGA Engineer
2 42 (23.46%) Firmware Engineer
3 36 (20.11%) Design Engineer
4 30 (16.76%) Developer
5 28 (15.64%) Electronics Engineer
6 26 (14.53%) Hardware Engineer
7 23 (12.85%) FPGA Developer
8 22 (12.29%) Software Engineer
9 15 (8.38%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 15 (8.38%) Senior Electronics Engineer
10 13 (7.26%) Embedded Engineer
11 11 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (5.59%) VHDL Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) Electronics Design Engineer
14 8 (4.47%) Firmware Developer
15 7 (3.91%) Development Engineer
15 7 (3.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 7 (3.91%) Principal Engineer
15 7 (3.91%) Senior Design Engineer
16 6 (3.35%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.47%) OpenCL
2 3 (1.68%) J2EE
2 3 (1.68%) OpenGL
2 3 (1.68%) Web Services
2 3 (1.68%) Yocto
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) HEVC
3 1 (0.56%) HTML
3 1 (0.56%) HTML5
3 1 (0.56%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 145 (81.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 61 (34.08%) Verilog
3 52 (29.05%) Computer Science
4 29 (16.20%) Device Driver
5 12 (6.70%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.35%) CPLD
6 6 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.79%) ASIC
8 4 (2.23%) CAN bus
9 3 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.12%) iPad
11 1 (0.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 61 (34.08%) Linux
2 13 (7.26%) Windows
3 8 (4.47%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.31%) FPGA Design
2 42 (23.46%) Software Engineering
3 36 (20.11%) OO
4 27 (15.08%) Device Driver Development
5 20 (11.17%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (11.17%) Schematic Capture
6 19 (10.61%) High-Frequency Trading
6 19 (10.61%) Low Latency
7 18 (10.06%) Signal Processing
8 14 (7.82%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (7.26%) Computer Architecture
10 11 (6.15%) Physics
11 10 (5.59%) Machine Learning
11 10 (5.59%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.59%) Project Management
12 9 (5.03%) Customer Requirements
12 9 (5.03%) Mathematics
12 9 (5.03%) OOP
12 9 (5.03%) Power Management
13 8 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 112 (62.57%) C
2 93 (51.96%) C++
3 48 (26.82%) Java
4 21 (11.73%) C#
5 20 (11.17%) Ada
6 15 (8.38%) Embedded C
7 14 (7.82%) Assembly Language
8 9 (5.03%) MATLAB
9 8 (4.47%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.47%) Python
10 7 (3.91%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.68%) Perl
11 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.68%) Tcl
12 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (54.75%) Degree
2 34 (18.99%) Security Cleared
3 23 (12.85%) SC Cleared
4 22 (12.29%) PhD
5 12 (6.70%) Chartered Engineer
6 10 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (4.47%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.12%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.82%) DO-254
2 13 (7.26%) DO-178B
3 12 (6.70%) Def Stans
3 12 (6.70%) IEC 61508
3 12 (6.70%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 67 (37.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 34 (18.99%) Xilinx
2 20 (11.17%) EMC
3 16 (8.94%) Altera
4 9 (5.03%) Apple
5 7 (3.91%) Mentor Graphics
6 6 (3.35%) Actel
7 4 (2.23%) SAP
8 3 (1.68%) Atmel
9 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.56%) Cadence
10 1 (0.56%) Renesas
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 DoE
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago