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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 847 818 826
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 18 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.045% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.046% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 41 43
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £65,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +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
39198 39610 41819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 39.38% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31877 31504 35390
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -48 6 £70,000 +27.27% 3
South West -8 5 £35,250 -21.66% 1
London -8 3 £72,500 +36.15% 2
South East -9 3 £82,500 +106.25% 5
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (62.86%) Degree
2 19 (54.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 16 (45.71%) Electronics
4 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (31.43%) Verilog
6 10 (28.57%) VHDL
6 10 (28.57%) Xilinx
6 10 (28.57%) Physics
6 10 (28.57%) Altera
7 9 (25.71%) C
7 9 (25.71%) Synopsys
8 8 (22.86%) C++
9 6 (17.14%) Perl
10 5 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation
11 4 (11.43%) Java
11 4 (11.43%) Wireless
11 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
12 3 (8.57%) Linux
12 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
12 3 (8.57%) Firmware
12 3 (8.57%) Internet
12 3 (8.57%) BCP
12 3 (8.57%) MATLAB
12 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
12 3 (8.57%) Equities
12 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
12 3 (8.57%) Image Processing
12 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
12 3 (8.57%) Internet of Things

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.71%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Wireless
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) InfiniBand
3 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) GDB
General
1 16 (45.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.71%) Avionics
3 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Hardware Architect
3 2 (5.71%) Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Chief Architect
3 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
4 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Product Manager
4 1 (2.86%) ASIC Design Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Product Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Report Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
1 2 (5.71%) FpML
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (31.43%) Verilog
4 10 (28.57%) VHDL
4 10 (28.57%) Physics
5 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
6 3 (8.57%) Internet of Things
6 3 (8.57%) Equities
7 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (5.71%) Derivative
7 2 (5.71%) Open Source
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
8 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
8 1 (2.86%) CCTV
8 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
8 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation
2 3 (8.57%) BCP
2 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
2 3 (8.57%) Image Processing
2 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
2 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.71%) Line Management
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Volume Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Video Processing
4 1 (2.86%) Product Management
4 1 (2.86%) Video Analytics
4 1 (2.86%) Signal Processing
4 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.86%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) C
2 8 (22.86%) C++
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.71%) Tcl
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) VBA
7 1 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) C-shell
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) DO-254
1 2 (5.71%) DO-160
1 2 (5.71%) EMIR
2 1 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.86%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Xilinx
1 10 (28.57%) Altera
2 9 (25.71%) Synopsys
3 2 (5.71%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (5.71%) Cadence
4 1 (2.86%) Sophis
4 1 (2.86%) Murex
4 1 (2.86%) Intel
4 1 (2.86%) Magma
Pitstone, Bedfordshire
Safran
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM
Posted: 22 days ago