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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK
Rank 769 828 887
Rank change year-on-year +59 +59  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 96 113 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 74 85 56
Median salary £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 32242 41852 40831
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.43% 40.90% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25912 33433 32267
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +93 94 £50,000 +16.27% 12
South East +50 30 £45,000 -2.70% 3
London +84 25 £58,750 +11.90% 2
Hampshire +29 17 £37,500 -21.05% 2
East of England +26 16 £50,000 +14.94% 4
Cambridge +16 10 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Cambridgeshire +16 10 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Surrey +44 9 £55,000 +57.14%
South West 0 9 £40,000 -3.03%
West Midlands +33 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hertfordshire +21 6 £50,000 -10.71%
Woking - 6 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire -8 5 £45,000 -
Malvern +12 4 £29,250 -31.17% 1
Worcestershire -9 4 £29,250 -31.17% 1
East Midlands -10 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Leicestershire -16 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Fareham - 4 £30,000 - 1
Hereford - 4 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Bristol - 4 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £45,000 - 1
Loughborough +4 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Petersfield - 3 £37,500 -
Scotland +15 2 £53,750 +13.15% 3
Guildford +7 2 £40,500 +15.71%
North West -26 2 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Basingstoke - 2 £52,500 - 1
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £55,000 -

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 102 (62.20%) C
2 101 (61.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 89 (54.27%) C++
4 79 (48.17%) Degree
5 63 (38.41%) Verilog
6 56 (34.15%) Firmware
7 55 (33.54%) Electronics
8 46 (28.05%) Linux
9 41 (25.00%) Java
10 40 (24.39%) Computer Science
11 35 (21.34%) EMC
11 35 (21.34%) Software Engineering
12 30 (18.29%) Ethernet
13 29 (17.68%) Security Cleared
14 28 (17.07%) Mathematics
14 28 (17.07%) OpenCL
14 28 (17.07%) FPGA Design
15 23 (14.02%) PhD
16 21 (12.80%) C#
17 20 (12.20%) OO
17 20 (12.20%) Python
18 18 (10.98%) Signal Processing
18 18 (10.98%) Xilinx
19 17 (10.37%) Computer Architecture
19 17 (10.37%) Windows
19 17 (10.37%) Schematic Capture
20 16 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
21 15 (9.15%) Apple
21 15 (9.15%) ASIC
22 14 (8.54%) Device Driver

VHDL
Top Related 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 12 (7.32%) OrCAD
2 4 (2.44%) Simulink
3 1 (0.61%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.29%) Ethernet
2 14 (8.54%) RS-485
3 13 (7.93%) InfiniBand
4 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.83%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.22%) JUnit
1 2 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 55 (33.54%) Electronics
2 11 (6.71%) Aerospace
3 7 (4.27%) Avionics
4 4 (2.44%) Automotive
4 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (25.61%) Developer
2 31 (18.90%) Design Engineer
2 31 (18.90%) Hardware Engineer
3 28 (17.07%) Electronics Engineer
3 28 (17.07%) Firmware Engineer
4 17 (10.37%) Software Engineer
5 15 (9.15%) FPGA Developer
5 15 (9.15%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) FPGA Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Firmware Developer
7 13 (7.93%) Python Developer
7 13 (7.93%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Senior Design Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) C++ Developer
9 9 (5.49%) C++ Software Developer
9 9 (5.49%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Electronics Design Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.07%) OpenCL
2 9 (5.49%) J2EE
2 9 (5.49%) Web Services
3 6 (3.66%) OpenGL
4 4 (2.44%) Scilab
4 4 (2.44%) VRML
5 1 (0.61%) .NET
5 1 (0.61%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 101 (61.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 63 (38.41%) Verilog
3 40 (24.39%) Computer Science
4 15 (9.15%) ASIC
5 14 (8.54%) Device Driver
6 13 (7.93%) Algorithms
7 11 (6.71%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (4.27%) CPLD
9 4 (2.44%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.22%) iPad
11 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.05%) Linux
2 17 (10.37%) Windows
3 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.34%) Software Engineering
2 28 (17.07%) FPGA Design
2 28 (17.07%) Mathematics
3 20 (12.20%) OO
4 18 (10.98%) Signal Processing
5 17 (10.37%) Computer Architecture
5 17 (10.37%) Schematic Capture
6 16 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.93%) Device Driver Development
9 12 (7.32%) Project Management
9 12 (7.32%) Video Processing
10 11 (6.71%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (5.49%) Digital Signal Processing
12 8 (4.88%) High-Frequency Trading
12 8 (4.88%) Low Latency
12 8 (4.88%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.27%) OOP
14 5 (3.05%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 102 (62.20%) C
2 89 (54.27%) C++
3 41 (25.00%) Java
4 21 (12.80%) C#
5 20 (12.20%) Python
6 13 (7.93%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.93%) Tcl
7 12 (7.32%) MATLAB
8 11 (6.71%) Ada
8 11 (6.71%) Perl
9 6 (3.66%) Embedded C
9 6 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.05%) Assembly Language
11 4 (2.44%) SQL
12 2 (1.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 79 (48.17%) Degree
2 29 (17.68%) Security Cleared
3 23 (14.02%) PhD
4 11 (6.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.49%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.27%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) Def Stans
1 4 (2.44%) DO-178B
1 4 (2.44%) DO-254
1 4 (2.44%) IEC 61508
1 4 (2.44%) ISO26262
System Software
1 56 (34.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 35 (21.34%) EMC
2 18 (10.98%) Xilinx
3 15 (9.15%) Apple
4 10 (6.10%) Altera
5 7 (4.27%) Cadence
5 7 (4.27%) Synopsys
6 6 (3.66%) Atmel
7 1 (0.61%) Actel
7 1 (0.61%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.61%) Renesas
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 25,000-35,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
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Salary: £30000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
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Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Livingston
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £Exceptional package
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