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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 812 819 836
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 25 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.035% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.068% 0.088% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 29
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +52.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +46.66%
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
36857 38529 40302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.94% 39.64% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30021 30405 33889
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 of England -25 9 £65,000 +18.18% 5
South West -13 6 £35,500 -11.25% 2
London -1 5 £70,000 -15.15% 4
South East - 4 £82,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (53.66%) Electronics
2 21 (51.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 21 (51.22%) Degree
3 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
4 15 (36.59%) Verilog
5 13 (31.71%) VHDL
6 12 (29.27%) Xilinx
7 10 (24.39%) Physics
7 10 (24.39%) Altera
7 10 (24.39%) Synopsys
8 9 (21.95%) Electronic Design Automation
9 8 (19.51%) C
10 7 (17.07%) C++
10 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (14.63%) EMIR
11 6 (14.63%) XML
11 6 (14.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (14.63%) FpML
11 6 (14.63%) Derivative
11 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.63%) Equities
12 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
12 5 (12.20%) BCP
12 5 (12.20%) Wireless
12 5 (12.20%) Internet
12 5 (12.20%) Java
12 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity Planning
12 5 (12.20%) Internet of Things
12 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
13 4 (9.76%) Algorithms

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (4.88%) Simulink
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Wireless
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (53.66%) Electronics
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.88%) Avionics
3 2 (4.88%) Automotive
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Front Office
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Report Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Hardware Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Chief Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) ASIC Design Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) XML
1 6 (14.63%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
3 15 (36.59%) Verilog
4 13 (31.71%) VHDL
5 10 (24.39%) Physics
6 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (14.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (14.63%) Derivative
7 6 (14.63%) Equities
8 5 (12.20%) Internet of Things
9 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
9 4 (9.76%) Fixed Income
10 2 (4.88%) Reference Data
10 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
11 1 (2.44%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Electronic Design Automation
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
3 5 (12.20%) BCP
3 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.32%) Image Processing
4 3 (7.32%) Coaching
5 2 (4.88%) Line Management
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.44%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (2.44%) Code Coverage
6 1 (2.44%) Volume Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.44%) Time Management
6 1 (2.44%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (2.44%) Video Processing
6 1 (2.44%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) C
2 7 (17.07%) C++
3 5 (12.20%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) VBA
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) Tcl
7 1 (2.44%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) EMIR
2 2 (4.88%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (4.88%) DO-254
2 2 (4.88%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Xilinx
2 10 (24.39%) Altera
2 10 (24.39%) Synopsys
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Murex
3 2 (4.88%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (4.88%) Cadence
3 2 (4.88%) Sophis
4 1 (2.44%) Magma
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Optimus Search
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Pension/ Bonus/ Relocation/visa
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and relocation package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + top benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
DrugDev
Salary: From £25,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago