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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 861 836 827
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 9 20 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.020% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.027% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 43
Average salary £78,750 £60,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £55,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £81,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £78,750 £55,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+41.89% +38.75%
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
33738 34138 37765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.31% 33.43% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26723 27748 32126
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -5 6 £78,750 +43.18% 4
South East -7 1 £50,000 -16.66% 2
South West -10 1 £100,000 +81.81% 2
London -13 1 - - 2
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 20 (66.67%) C
2 17 (56.67%) C++
3 15 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
5 9 (30.00%) VHDL
5 9 (30.00%) Verilog
5 9 (30.00%) Linux
6 8 (26.67%) Firmware
6 8 (26.67%) Degree
7 7 (23.33%) Python
7 7 (23.33%) Synopsys
8 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (20.00%) Embedded C++
8 6 (20.00%) Perl
8 6 (20.00%) Assembly Language
9 5 (16.67%) Electronics
9 5 (16.67%) OO
9 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
10 4 (13.33%) Electronic Design Automation
10 4 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (13.33%) Open Source
10 4 (13.33%) UNIX
10 4 (13.33%) Tcl
10 4 (13.33%) Cadence
11 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
11 3 (10.00%) Device Driver
11 3 (10.00%) IC Design
11 3 (10.00%) TDD
11 3 (10.00%) Cryptography

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) 802.11
3 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.00%) Wireless
4 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.33%) InfiniBand
5 1 (3.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) GDB
General
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Chief Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) STL
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (30.00%) VHDL
2 9 (30.00%) Verilog
3 8 (26.67%) Firmware
4 4 (13.33%) Open Source
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (10.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (6.67%) Physics
6 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.67%) SystemC
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (3.33%) IPTV
7 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
7 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) OO
2 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (13.33%) Electronic Design Automation
4 3 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 3 (10.00%) OOD
4 3 (10.00%) IC Design
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.33%) CAD
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.33%) Markov Chain
6 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) C
2 17 (56.67%) C++
3 7 (23.33%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 6 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 6 (20.00%) Perl
5 4 (13.33%) Tcl
6 3 (10.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) JTAG
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Synopsys
2 4 (13.33%) Cadence
3 2 (6.67%) Magma
3 2 (6.67%) Xilinx
3 2 (6.67%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (6.67%) Altera
3 2 (6.67%) Lattice Semiconductor
4 1 (3.33%) Intel
4 1 (3.33%) Huawei
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