The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - 240 -
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.028% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £56,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £78,750 £55,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+41.89% +38.75%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1886 1903 1984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.69% 26.59% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1568 1705
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ASIC
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ASIC Salary Trend in the North West

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (50.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Altera
2 2 (50.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 2 (50.00%) Synopsys
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) SystemC
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) Tcl
2 2 (50.00%) VHDL
2 2 (50.00%) Verilog
2 2 (50.00%) Cadence
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) IC Design
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (50.00%) VHDL
2 2 (50.00%) Verilog
2 2 (50.00%) SystemC
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 2 (50.00%) IC Design
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Markov Chain
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cadence
1 2 (50.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (50.00%) Altera
1 2 (50.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
1 2 (50.00%) Synopsys