The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 115 119 121
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 0.18% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.53% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £77,500 £60,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £58,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +49.67%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
732 563 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.55% 33.87% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 540 477 576
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
ASIC
Cambridgeshire

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ASIC across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

ASIC
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ASIC across the Cambridge region.

ASIC Salary Trend in Cambridge

ASIC
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ASIC across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

ASIC Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing ASIC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ASIC.

1 20 (76.92%) C
2 15 (57.69%) C++
3 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 11 (42.31%) Firmware
5 10 (38.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (30.77%) Python
6 8 (30.77%) Embedded C++
6 8 (30.77%) Assembly Language
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) VHDL
7 7 (26.92%) Verilog
8 6 (23.08%) Electronics
9 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
9 5 (19.23%) Degree
9 5 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (15.38%) Synopsys
10 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
10 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (11.54%) Wireless
11 3 (11.54%) PowerHouse
11 3 (11.54%) 802.11
11 3 (11.54%) Benchmarking
11 3 (11.54%) Device Driver
11 3 (11.54%) MATLAB
11 3 (11.54%) OO
11 3 (11.54%) OOD
11 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
11 3 (11.54%) Perl
11 3 (11.54%) Android

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing ASIC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ASIC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
2 3 (11.54%) 802.11
2 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.85%) DVB
General
1 6 (23.08%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Embedded C Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Firmware Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Chief Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Firmware
2 10 (38.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (26.92%) VHDL
3 7 (26.92%) Verilog
4 5 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (11.54%) Device Driver
5 3 (11.54%) Cryptography
5 3 (11.54%) Open Source
6 1 (3.85%) IPTV
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Android
2 3 (11.54%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 3 (11.54%) Benchmarking
3 3 (11.54%) OO
3 3 (11.54%) OOD
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
3 3 (11.54%) Signal Processing
4 1 (3.85%) CAD
4 1 (3.85%) IC Design
4 1 (3.85%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C
2 15 (57.69%) C++
3 8 (30.77%) Python
3 8 (30.77%) Embedded C++
3 8 (30.77%) Assembly Language
4 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
5 3 (11.54%) PowerHouse
5 3 (11.54%) MATLAB
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Synopsys
2 1 (3.85%) Magma
2 1 (3.85%) Cadence
2 1 (3.85%) Huawei