The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - - 160
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
ASIC
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1214 1329 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.34% 36.13% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 768 882 792
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ASIC
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

ASIC Salary Trend in Scotland

ASIC
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WiMAX
1 1 (100.00%) UWB
1 1 (100.00%) LTE

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WiMAX
1 1 (100.00%) UWB
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) ASIC Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Design Engineer