The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 236 236 221
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.079% 0.051% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £35,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,050 £37,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.66%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2085 2324 2119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.88% 39.33% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 1894 1819
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ASIC
Salary Trend in the South West

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

ASIC Salary Trend in the South West

ASIC
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -3 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,500 -
ASIC
England

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Synopsys
2 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) VHDL
2 3 (50.00%) Verilog
3 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (33.33%) Simulink
3 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
3 2 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (33.33%) Electronic Design Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Cadence
3 2 (33.33%) Avionics
3 2 (33.33%) Altera
3 2 (33.33%) DO-254
3 2 (33.33%) DO-160
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Volume Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (33.33%) Avionics
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Architect
2 1 (16.67%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Physical Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) VHDL
1 3 (50.00%) Verilog
1 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Volume Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) DO-254
1 2 (33.33%) DO-160
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Synopsys
2 2 (33.33%) Cadence
2 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
2 2 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (33.33%) Altera
3 1 (16.67%) Magma
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