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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK
Rank 773 846 885
Rank change year-on-year +73 +39  
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 94 118 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 73 87 54
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 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 32599 42296 41280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.38% 40.95% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26231 33780 32617
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 25 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 25 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 +69 91 £50,000 +16.27% 12
South East +67 29 £45,000 - 2
London +89 25 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Hampshire +26 16 £37,500 -21.05% 1
East of England +26 15 £50,000 +14.94% 5
Surrey +28 9 £55,000 +57.14%
Cambridge +16 9 £53,750 -2.27% 4
Cambridgeshire +16 9 £53,750 -2.27% 4
West Midlands +32 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West -3 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Hertfordshire +20 6 £50,000 -10.71%
Woking - 6 £55,000 -
Malvern +7 4 £29,250 -31.17% 1
East Midlands -5 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Worcestershire -8 4 £29,250 -31.17% 1
Gloucestershire -16 4 £45,000 -
Leicestershire -17 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Fareham - 4 £30,000 -
Hereford - 4 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Bristol - 4 £40,000 -
Scotland +26 3 £53,750 +13.15% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £45,000 - 1
Loughborough +3 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Guildford +5 2 £40,500 +15.71%
North West -13 2 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Basingstoke - 2 £52,500 - 1
Petersfield - 2 £37,500 -
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £55,000 -

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 (62.58%) C
1 102 (62.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 88 (53.99%) C++
3 78 (47.85%) Degree
4 62 (38.04%) Verilog
5 56 (34.36%) Firmware
6 54 (33.13%) Electronics
7 48 (29.45%) Linux
8 41 (25.15%) Java
8 41 (25.15%) Computer Science
9 36 (22.09%) Software Engineering
10 35 (21.47%) EMC
11 31 (19.02%) Ethernet
12 29 (17.79%) Security Cleared
12 29 (17.79%) FPGA Design
13 27 (16.56%) OpenCL
13 27 (16.56%) Mathematics
14 22 (13.50%) PhD
15 21 (12.88%) C#
15 21 (12.88%) OO
16 19 (11.66%) Python
17 18 (11.04%) Xilinx
18 17 (10.43%) Signal Processing
18 17 (10.43%) Computer Architecture
18 17 (10.43%) Schematic Capture
19 16 (9.82%) Kalman Filter
19 16 (9.82%) Device Driver
19 16 (9.82%) Windows
20 15 (9.20%) Apple
21 14 (8.59%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (6.75%) OrCAD
2 3 (1.84%) Simulink
3 1 (0.61%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.02%) Ethernet
2 14 (8.59%) InfiniBand
2 14 (8.59%) RS-485
3 3 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.84%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.23%) JUnit
1 2 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 54 (33.13%) Electronics
2 11 (6.75%) Aerospace
3 7 (4.29%) Avionics
4 5 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Finance
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (25.77%) Developer
2 31 (19.02%) Design Engineer
3 30 (18.40%) Hardware Engineer
4 28 (17.18%) Electronics Engineer
4 28 (17.18%) Firmware Engineer
5 18 (11.04%) Software Engineer
6 16 (9.82%) FPGA Developer
7 15 (9.20%) FPGA Engineer
7 15 (9.20%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 14 (8.59%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 13 (7.98%) Senior Electronics Engineer
10 12 (7.36%) Firmware Developer
10 12 (7.36%) Python Developer
11 11 (6.75%) Senior Design Engineer
12 9 (5.52%) C++ Developer
12 9 (5.52%) C++ Software Developer
12 9 (5.52%) C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (5.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 9 (5.52%) Electronics Design Engineer
13 7 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.56%) OpenCL
2 9 (5.52%) J2EE
2 9 (5.52%) Web Services
3 6 (3.68%) OpenGL
4 3 (1.84%) Scilab
4 3 (1.84%) VRML
5 1 (0.61%) .NET
5 1 (0.61%) HEVC
5 1 (0.61%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 102 (62.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 62 (38.04%) Verilog
3 41 (25.15%) Computer Science
4 16 (9.82%) Device Driver
5 13 (7.98%) ASIC
6 11 (6.75%) Algorithms
7 10 (6.13%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (4.29%) CPLD
9 4 (2.45%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.23%) iPad
11 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.45%) Linux
2 16 (9.82%) Windows
3 2 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.09%) Software Engineering
2 29 (17.79%) FPGA Design
3 27 (16.56%) Mathematics
4 21 (12.88%) OO
5 17 (10.43%) Computer Architecture
5 17 (10.43%) Schematic Capture
5 17 (10.43%) Signal Processing
6 16 (9.82%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.59%) Device Driver Development
8 12 (7.36%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (7.36%) Project Management
9 10 (6.13%) Video Processing
10 9 (5.52%) Digital Signal Processing
10 9 (5.52%) High-Frequency Trading
10 9 (5.52%) Low Latency
11 8 (4.91%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.29%) OOP
13 4 (2.45%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 102 (62.58%) C
2 88 (53.99%) C++
3 41 (25.15%) Java
4 21 (12.88%) C#
5 19 (11.66%) Python
6 13 (7.98%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.36%) Tcl
8 11 (6.75%) Ada
8 11 (6.75%) Perl
9 9 (5.52%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.68%) Embedded C
10 6 (3.68%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.07%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.84%) SQL
13 2 (1.23%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (47.85%) Degree
2 29 (17.79%) Security Cleared
3 22 (13.50%) PhD
4 11 (6.75%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.52%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.29%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) Def Stans
1 4 (2.45%) DO-178B
1 4 (2.45%) DO-254
1 4 (2.45%) IEC 61508
1 4 (2.45%) ISO26262
System Software
1 56 (34.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 35 (21.47%) EMC
2 18 (11.04%) Xilinx
3 15 (9.20%) Apple
4 10 (6.13%) Altera
5 7 (4.29%) Cadence
6 6 (3.68%) Synopsys
7 5 (3.07%) Atmel
8 1 (0.61%) Actel
8 1 (0.61%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.61%) Renesas
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: to £55k (DoE) + package
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Livingston
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Exceptional package
Posted: 22 days ago
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