The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 629 639 613
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.010% 0.005% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £77,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +40.90%
ASIC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20719 20737 21219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.62% 44.17% 47.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17085 16708 17299
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ASIC across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in London

ASIC
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ASIC across the London region.

ASIC Salary Trend in London

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (66.67%) Fixed Income
1 4 (66.67%) Equities
1 4 (66.67%) Derivative
1 4 (66.67%) EMIR
1 4 (66.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) VHDL
3 2 (33.33%) Verilog
3 2 (33.33%) FpML
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Murex
3 2 (33.33%) Tcl
3 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) MiFID
3 2 (33.33%) C-shell
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Sophis
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Multimedia

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Report Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (66.67%) Fixed Income
1 4 (66.67%) Equities
1 4 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) VHDL
2 2 (33.33%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Tcl
1 2 (33.33%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) EMIR
1 4 (66.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (33.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Murex
1 2 (33.33%) Sophis