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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 850 841 844
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 16 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.032% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% 0.081% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 32
Average salary £73,750 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £39,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £73,750 £55,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+34.09% +36.64%
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
40408 39352 43699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.87% 39.37% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31824 32202 37061
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
South East -4 9 £50,000 -16.66% 3
East of England -12 4 £73,750 +34.09% 3
London -12 1 - -
South West -29 1 £100,000 +81.81% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (50.00%) Degree
3 12 (40.00%) C
3 12 (40.00%) C++
4 10 (33.33%) Electronics
4 10 (33.33%) Physics
5 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (30.00%) VHDL
5 9 (30.00%) Verilog
6 8 (26.67%) Xilinx
6 8 (26.67%) Altera
6 8 (26.67%) Synopsys
7 7 (23.33%) Linux
8 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.67%) OO
9 5 (16.67%) Perl
10 4 (13.33%) Python
10 4 (13.33%) UNIX
10 4 (13.33%) Tcl
10 4 (13.33%) Firmware
10 4 (13.33%) Electronic Design Automation
10 4 (13.33%) Cadence
11 3 (10.00%) IC Design
11 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (10.00%) TDD
11 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
11 3 (10.00%) Open Source

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) GDB
1 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Chief Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) STL
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (33.33%) Physics
3 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (30.00%) VHDL
3 9 (30.00%) Verilog
4 4 (13.33%) Firmware
5 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
6 2 (6.67%) Device Driver
6 2 (6.67%) SystemC
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (3.33%) IPTV
7 1 (3.33%) Equities
7 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 5 (16.67%) OO
3 4 (13.33%) Electronic Design Automation
4 3 (10.00%) IC Design
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (3.33%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.33%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C
1 12 (40.00%) C++
2 5 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) Tcl
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) JTAG
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Xilinx
1 8 (26.67%) Altera
1 8 (26.67%) Synopsys
2 4 (13.33%) Cadence
3 2 (6.67%) Magma
3 2 (6.67%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (6.67%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (3.33%) Huawei
4 1 (3.33%) Intel
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Norwich
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £350000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 10 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
The Science and Technology Facilities Council
Posted: 20 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
The Science and Technology Facilities Council
Posted: 21 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
The Science & Technology Facilities Council
Posted: 21 days ago