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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 895 889 877
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 20 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.026% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.050% 0.065% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 27
Average salary £46,250 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.48% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -4.54%
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
40185 40229 39502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.48% 40.48% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32749 32828 31138
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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 +8 8 £37,500 -16.66%
South West 0 6 £52,500 +47.88% 1
East of England -4 6 £55,000 -15.38% 1
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (55.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 19 (50.00%) Degree
2 19 (50.00%) C
2 19 (50.00%) C++
3 17 (44.74%) Python
4 16 (42.11%) Verilog
5 15 (39.47%) Perl
5 15 (39.47%) Electronics
6 14 (36.84%) Algorithms
7 12 (31.58%) MATLAB
7 12 (31.58%) VHDL
8 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
8 10 (26.32%) Video Processing
9 9 (23.68%) Signal Processing
9 9 (23.68%) PhD
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
10 8 (21.05%) Firmware
10 8 (21.05%) Tcl
11 7 (18.42%) OOD
11 7 (18.42%) Bluetooth
11 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 7 (18.42%) OO
11 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
11 7 (18.42%) User Experience
11 7 (18.42%) Synopsys
12 6 (15.79%) Wideband
12 6 (15.79%) Data Mining
12 6 (15.79%) Speech Recognition
12 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
13 5 (13.16%) Mathematics

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Bluetooth
2 6 (15.79%) Wideband
3 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
4 3 (7.89%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (7.89%) InfiniBand
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (39.47%) Electronics
2 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Finance
4 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Design Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) ASIC Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) ASIC Design Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Digital Design Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Firmware Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Hardware Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Design Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) C Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C/C++ Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C++ Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Linux Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Python Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Analogue Design Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Hardware Design Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (42.11%) Verilog
3 14 (36.84%) Algorithms
4 12 (31.58%) VHDL
5 7 (18.42%) User Experience
6 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
7 3 (7.89%) Device Driver
7 3 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.26%) Physics
8 2 (5.26%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Video Processing
2 9 (23.68%) Signal Processing
3 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
3 7 (18.42%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) OOD
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.79%) Speech Recognition
5 5 (13.16%) Code Coverage
6 4 (10.53%) Image Processing
7 3 (7.89%) Electronic Design Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
7 3 (7.89%) Open Source
7 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Product Management
8 2 (5.26%) Validation
9 1 (2.63%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (2.63%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C
1 19 (50.00%) C++
2 17 (44.74%) Python
3 15 (39.47%) Perl
4 12 (31.58%) MATLAB
5 8 (21.05%) Tcl
6 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Synopsys
2 4 (10.53%) Xilinx
3 3 (7.89%) Cadence
3 3 (7.89%) Intel
4 2 (5.26%) Altera
4 2 (5.26%) Lattice Semiconductor
4 2 (5.26%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.63%) BT
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Reuters
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