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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - 236 -
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.044% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +27.90%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2409 2159 2338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.78% 31.46% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 1779 1983
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (66.67%) Xilinx
2 2 (66.67%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (66.67%) Electronic Design Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) VHDL
2 2 (66.67%) Verilog
2 2 (66.67%) Cadence
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Tcl
2 2 (66.67%) Altera
2 2 (66.67%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 2 (66.67%) Synopsys
2 2 (66.67%) IC Design
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) SystemC
3 1 (33.33%) Markov Chain
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (66.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (66.67%) VHDL
2 2 (66.67%) Verilog
2 2 (66.67%) SystemC
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Electronic Design Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) IC Design
2 1 (33.33%) Markov Chain
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Xilinx
1 2 (66.67%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (66.67%) Cadence
1 2 (66.67%) Altera
1 2 (66.67%) Lattice Semiconductor
1 2 (66.67%) Synopsys