Period
to 23 February 2018

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 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1063 1008 1101
Rank change year-on-year -55 +93 +50
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 136 163 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.093% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 116 139 154
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,375 £30,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73,379 71,366 89,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.64% 40.66% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,836 58,307 71,909
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VHDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VHDL in the UK

VHDL
Top 13 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 6 months to 23 February 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
England -23 129 £50,000 +11.11% 65
UK excluding London -8 110 £45,000 +5.88% 58
South East +5 51 £45,000 +20.00% 17
London -13 24 £60,000 +9.09% 13
East of England +11 22 £57,500 -11.54% 15
South West -3 15 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Midlands -9 14 £45,000 -5.26% 7
East Midlands -6 8 £45,000 +12.50% 5
West Midlands -11 6 £30,000 -40.00% 2
North of England +2 3 £32,500 -18.75% 3
North West -14 3 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Scotland -41 3 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Wales - 2 £37,250 -

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 with a requirement for VHDL.

1 114 (83.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 80 (58.82%) Degree
3 77 (56.62%) C
4 66 (48.53%) C++
5 63 (46.32%) Electronics
6 47 (34.56%) FPGA Design
7 39 (28.68%) Verilog
8 36 (26.47%) Linux
9 35 (25.74%) Firmware
10 33 (24.26%) Computer Science
11 31 (22.79%) Xilinx
12 30 (22.06%) Algorithms
13 28 (20.59%) Ethernet
14 26 (19.12%) Python
15 22 (16.18%) ASIC
16 21 (15.44%) Device Driver
16 21 (15.44%) Machine Learning
17 20 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
18 19 (13.97%) Device Driver Development
19 18 (13.24%) Embedded C
19 18 (13.24%) Java
19 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering
20 17 (12.50%) Physics
20 17 (12.50%) Video Processing
20 17 (12.50%) OO
20 17 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
20 17 (12.50%) Signal Processing
21 16 (11.76%) Low Latency
21 16 (11.76%) InfiniBand
21 16 (11.76%) High-Frequency Trading

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 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.74%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.59%) Ethernet
2 16 (11.76%) InfiniBand
3 6 (4.41%) Wireless
4 5 (3.68%) Internet
5 3 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.21%) ZigBee
6 2 (1.47%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (0.74%) RS-232
7 1 (0.74%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.68%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.74%) Ant
2 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 63 (46.32%) Electronics
2 7 (5.15%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.68%) Automotive
4 3 (2.21%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.21%) Military
5 2 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (28.68%) FPGA Engineer
2 32 (23.53%) Electronics Engineer
3 31 (22.79%) Hardware Engineer
4 24 (17.65%) Developer
4 24 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
5 23 (16.91%) Design Engineer
6 19 (13.97%) FPGA Developer
6 19 (13.97%) VHDL Engineer
7 15 (11.03%) Software Engineer
8 13 (9.56%) Development Engineer
9 11 (8.09%) Graduate
10 10 (7.35%) ASIC Engineer
10 10 (7.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 10 (7.35%) Firmware Engineer
11 8 (5.88%) FPGA Design Engineer
12 7 (5.15%) ASIC Design Engineer
12 7 (5.15%) Electronics Design Engineer
12 7 (5.15%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
12 7 (5.15%) Senior Electronics Engineer
13 6 (4.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 114 (83.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 39 (28.68%) Verilog
3 33 (24.26%) Computer Science
4 30 (22.06%) Algorithms
5 22 (16.18%) ASIC
6 21 (15.44%) Device Driver
7 20 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (5.88%) CPLD
9 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.21%) Robotics
11 1 (0.74%) Arduino
11 1 (0.74%) BeagleBone
11 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.74%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.74%) State Machine
11 1 (0.74%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.47%) Linux
2 6 (4.41%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (4.41%) Windows
3 4 (2.94%) FreeRTOS
4 3 (2.21%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.56%) FPGA Design
2 21 (15.44%) Machine Learning
3 19 (13.97%) Device Driver Development
4 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering
5 17 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (12.50%) OO
5 17 (12.50%) Physics
5 17 (12.50%) Signal Processing
5 17 (12.50%) Video Processing
6 16 (11.76%) High-Frequency Trading
6 16 (11.76%) Low Latency
7 15 (11.03%) Image Processing
8 14 (10.29%) CAD
9 13 (9.56%) Mathematics
10 11 (8.09%) CAE
10 11 (8.09%) Schematic Capture
11 10 (7.35%) Validation
12 7 (5.15%) Computer Vision
12 7 (5.15%) Embedded Software Development
13 5 (3.68%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 77 (56.62%) C
2 66 (48.53%) C++
3 26 (19.12%) Python
4 18 (13.24%) Embedded C
4 18 (13.24%) Java
5 13 (9.56%) MATLAB
6 12 (8.82%) Embedded C++
7 10 (7.35%) Assembly Language
8 7 (5.15%) C#
9 3 (2.21%) Perl
10 2 (1.47%) Tcl
11 1 (0.74%) AWK
11 1 (0.74%) sed
Qualifications
1 80 (58.82%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.15%) PhD
4 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) HNC
5 2 (1.47%) HND
6 1 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) DO-254
1 1 (0.74%) IEC 61508
1 1 (0.74%) ISO 13485
1 1 (0.74%) JTAG
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 35 (25.74%) Firmware
Vendors
1 31 (22.79%) Xilinx
2 16 (11.76%) EMC
3 14 (10.29%) Altera
4 7 (5.15%) Cadence
5 5 (3.68%) Mentor Graphics
5 5 (3.68%) Synopsys
6 4 (2.94%) Intel
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft