The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - 131 131
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 0 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.14% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.34% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 18
Average salary - £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £62,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +31.57%
ASIC
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
977 891 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 46.79% 41.93% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 775 730 875
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

ASIC
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ASIC Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

ASIC
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Verilog
2 5 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) VHDL
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Firmware
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Simulink
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (16.67%) Schematic Capture

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (16.67%) Simulink
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Design Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Digital Design Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (83.33%) Verilog
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware