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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - 241 250
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.083% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £60,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
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
2268 2405 2421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.45% 34.30% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1800 1877 1990
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
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