The 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 105 101 130
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 3 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% 1.17% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 2.55% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 1
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
ASIC
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
655 824 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.08% 45.93% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 528 660 683
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) C++
1 7 (58.33%) Verilog
1 7 (58.33%) Wireless
1 7 (58.33%) Synopsys
2 5 (41.67%) Electronics
2 5 (41.67%) Electronic Design Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) BCP
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Internet of Things
3 4 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
4 3 (25.00%) VHDL
4 3 (25.00%) Algorithms

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Wireless
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Hardware Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Verilog
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Internet of Things
3 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
4 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (25.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) BCP
1 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
1 5 (41.67%) Electronic Design Automation
1 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Synopsys
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago