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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - - 209
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+36.84% +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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1962 2442 2061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.86% 41.30% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1984 1728
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) VHDL
1 6 (100.00%) Verilog
1 6 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Electronic Design Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Avionics
3 2 (33.33%) Altera
3 2 (33.33%) Synopsys
3 2 (33.33%) DO-254
3 2 (33.33%) DO-160
3 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
3 2 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (33.33%) Cadence
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
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

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) VHDL
1 6 (100.00%) Verilog
1 6 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Electronic Design Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 4 (66.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
1 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) DO-254
1 2 (33.33%) DO-160
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cadence
1 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
1 2 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (33.33%) Altera
1 2 (33.33%) Synopsys