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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 866 887 829
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -58
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 14 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.034% 0.028% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 15
Average salary £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,250 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £100,000 £89,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,250 £58,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.60%
ASIC
UK

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
41524 42849 41278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.73% 39.35% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33302 33908 33504
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ASIC across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

ASIC Salary Histogram in England

ASIC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 5 - -
East of England -1 3 £62,500 -19.35% 3
South East +20 2 £66,250 +32.50% 3
London +25 1 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £62,500 - 2
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 12 (50.00%) Verilog
2 11 (45.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (45.83%) C
2 11 (45.83%) C++
3 8 (33.33%) VHDL
3 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (29.17%) Algorithms
4 7 (29.17%) MATLAB
5 6 (25.00%) EMIR
6 5 (20.83%) Synopsys
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless
6 5 (20.83%) PhD
6 5 (20.83%) Video Processing
7 4 (16.67%) Image Processing
7 4 (16.67%) Derivative
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Fixed Income
7 4 (16.67%) Equities
7 4 (16.67%) Perl
7 4 (16.67%) Tcl
7 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (16.67%) Python
7 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 4 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (12.50%) Smartphone
8 3 (12.50%) Banking
8 3 (12.50%) Multimedia
8 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Reference Data
9 2 (8.33%) MiFID

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 (4.17%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless Security
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Hardware Architect
3 3 (12.50%) ASIC Design Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XML
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
1 2 (8.33%) FpML
2 1 (4.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Verilog
2 11 (45.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (33.33%) VHDL
3 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (29.17%) Algorithms
5 4 (16.67%) Derivative
5 4 (16.67%) Equities
5 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (16.67%) Fixed Income
6 3 (12.50%) Smartphone
7 2 (8.33%) Reference Data
8 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
8 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
8 1 (4.17%) ASIC Verification
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Video Processing
2 4 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) IC Design
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Code Coverage
5 1 (4.17%) CAD
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Signal Processing
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C
1 11 (45.83%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) MATLAB
3 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) Tcl
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) PhD
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) EMIR
2 4 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (8.33%) MiFID
4 1 (4.17%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Synopsys
2 2 (8.33%) Murex
2 2 (8.33%) Sophis
2 2 (8.33%) Xilinx
3 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
3 1 (4.17%) Veeam
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Synology
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£40k DoE + good bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago