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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - - 261
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £62,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +31.57%
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
2279 2480 2563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.23% 37.72% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 1965 1991
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,936 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing ASIC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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