Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 341 323
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18 -2
Permanent jobs citing VHDL 16 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.047% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 1
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18% +10.00%
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +15.61%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3769 4211 3566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.39% 36.50% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2992 3104 2853
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VHDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VHDL in the West Midlands

VHDL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VHDL in the West Midlands

VHDL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VHDL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VHDL in the West Midlands

VHDL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Worcestershire - 9 £38,750 -
Herefordshire -1 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Coventry - 3 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 16 (100.00%) Electronics
2 15 (93.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 12 (75.00%) C
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
5 8 (50.00%) Verilog
5 8 (50.00%) Firmware
6 7 (43.75%) EMC
6 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
6 7 (43.75%) C++
6 7 (43.75%) CPLD
6 7 (43.75%) FPGA Design
7 6 (37.50%) Schematic Capture
7 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
7 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
7 6 (37.50%) MATLAB
8 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Xilinx
9 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
9 4 (25.00%) RS-485
9 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
9 4 (25.00%) Change Management
9 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
10 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (18.75%) ASIC
10 3 (18.75%) SNMP
10 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 3 (18.75%) C#
10 3 (18.75%) Linux

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
2 4 (25.00%) RS-485
3 3 (18.75%) SNMP
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (100.00%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Military
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) FPGA Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Process Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (50.00%) Verilog
3 7 (43.75%) CPLD
4 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (18.75%) ASIC
6 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) FPGA Design
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) Schematic Capture
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Physics
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
7 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
7 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 6 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (18.75%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) EMC
2 5 (31.25%) Xilinx
3 3 (18.75%) Mentor Graphics