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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 244 230 211
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 0.047% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £62,500 £100,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £77,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +40.90%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2242 2134 2019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.11% 34.73% 39.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 1716 1687
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015. 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 -12 1 £62,500 -37.50% 1
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
ASIC
England

ASIC
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) VHDL
2 1 (50.00%) Verilog
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) JTAG
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) ASIC Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
1 1 (50.00%) Verilog
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) Xilinx
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