The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
UK / England
Rank 801 901 901
Rank change year-on-year
+100 0
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 17 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.023% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.053% 0.054% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 15
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.62%

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
31908 40880 40557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.82% 42.82% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26076 33258 33006
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,780
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing ASIC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in England

ASIC
Salary Trend in England

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

ASIC Salary Trend in England

ASIC
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ASIC across the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

ASIC Salary Histogram in England

ASIC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands - 7 £50,000 -
East of England +23 5 £52,500 -4.54% 4
East Midlands +7 4 £45,000 +20.00%
South East - 1 £47,500 - 3
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing ASIC 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 England region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 29 (74.36%) C
2 25 (64.10%) Verilog
3 21 (53.85%) C++
4 19 (48.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 18 (46.15%) VHDL
6 17 (43.59%) MATLAB
7 16 (41.03%) Video Processing
8 14 (35.90%) Signal Processing
9 13 (33.33%) Algorithms
9 13 (33.33%) Degree
9 13 (33.33%) Python
10 11 (28.21%) Tcl
10 11 (28.21%) Electronics
11 10 (25.64%) PhD
12 9 (23.08%) Linux
12 9 (23.08%) Ethernet
13 8 (20.51%) Firmware
13 8 (20.51%) Perl
14 7 (17.95%) RS-485
14 7 (17.95%) Synopsys
14 7 (17.95%) Windows
14 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
14 7 (17.95%) C#
14 7 (17.95%) EMC
14 7 (17.95%) Code Coverage
15 6 (15.38%) Computer Vision
15 6 (15.38%) FPGA Design
16 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
16 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
16 4 (10.26%) Digital Signal Processing

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Simulink
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Ethernet
2 7 (17.95%) RS-485
3 2 (5.13%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.56%) DVB
4 1 (2.56%) LTE
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
General
1 11 (28.21%) Electronics
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Hardware Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) ASIC Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Firmware Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Verification Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Hardware Verification Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) C Developer
7 2 (5.13%) FPGA Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Verilog
2 19 (48.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 18 (46.15%) VHDL
4 13 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (7.69%) Neural Network
6 3 (7.69%) SystemC
7 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Video Processing
2 14 (35.90%) Signal Processing
3 7 (17.95%) Code Coverage
4 6 (15.38%) Computer Vision
4 6 (15.38%) FPGA Design
5 4 (10.26%) Digital Signal Processing
5 4 (10.26%) Schematic Capture
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) Coaching
6 3 (7.69%) Image Processing
6 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 2 (5.13%) CAD
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (5.13%) High-Frequency Trading
7 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) C
2 21 (53.85%) C++
3 17 (43.59%) MATLAB
4 13 (33.33%) Python
5 11 (28.21%) Tcl
6 8 (20.51%) Perl
7 7 (17.95%) C#
7 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
8 3 (7.69%) SQL
9 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) EMC
1 7 (17.95%) Synopsys
2 2 (5.13%) Arista
2 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) Juniper
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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