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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 879 913 931
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +18
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 17 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.007% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 0.017% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 16
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +36.84%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £65,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +36.84%
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
39047 40527 45757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.30% 40.65% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32155 32357 36936
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
East Midlands - 11 £40,000 -
East of England +35 5 £45,000 -29.41%
South West - 1 £40,000 -
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 23 (60.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 23 (60.53%) Degree
2 19 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 19 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 19 (50.00%) C
2 19 (50.00%) Python
2 19 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 18 (47.37%) PhD
3 18 (47.37%) Video Processing
4 15 (39.47%) VHDL
5 14 (36.84%) Verilog
5 14 (36.84%) Synopsys
5 14 (36.84%) C++
6 13 (34.21%) Perl
7 10 (26.32%) Firmware
8 9 (23.68%) Tcl
8 9 (23.68%) Code Coverage
8 9 (23.68%) Electronics
8 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
8 9 (23.68%) Image Processing
9 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.79%) Cadence
11 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
11 5 (13.16%) SystemC
11 5 (13.16%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.16%) Power Management
12 4 (10.53%) OO
12 4 (10.53%) Windows

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 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Bluetooth
1 4 (10.53%) Wideband
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) RequisitePro
General
1 9 (23.68%) Electronics
2 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) ASIC Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Hardware Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Design Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Digital Design Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) SOC Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Junior
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 19 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 15 (39.47%) VHDL
4 14 (36.84%) Verilog
5 5 (13.16%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (13.16%) SystemC
6 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (10.53%) User Experience
7 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 18 (47.37%) Video Processing
3 9 (23.68%) Code Coverage
3 9 (23.68%) Image Processing
4 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Power Management
5 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.53%) OO
5 4 (10.53%) OOD
5 4 (10.53%) Speech Recognition
6 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Product Management
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (2.63%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Schematic Capture
7 1 (2.63%) UML
7 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C
1 19 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 19 (50.00%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) C++
3 13 (34.21%) Perl
4 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
4 9 (23.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Degree
2 18 (47.37%) PhD
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Synopsys
2 6 (15.79%) Cadence
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft