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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 115 102 130
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 1 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.058% 0.62% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 1.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +80.32%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+61.90% +40.00%
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
842 672 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.87% 46.03% 46.70%
Number of salaries quoted 593 523 836
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Synopsys
3 3 (33.33%) VHDL
3 3 (33.33%) Verilog
3 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
5 1 (11.11%) Tcl
5 1 (11.11%) CAD
5 1 (11.11%) DVB
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) STL
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Physics
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Huawei
5 1 (11.11%) IPTV

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) DVB
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Chief Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) VHDL
1 3 (33.33%) Verilog
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (11.11%) IPTV
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) CAD
2 1 (11.11%) IC Design
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Tcl
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Synopsys
2 1 (11.11%) Magma
2 1 (11.11%) Cadence
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei