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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - 248 253
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.087% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -25.00%
ASIC
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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
1850 2321 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.74% 40.27% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1832 1786
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing ASIC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing ASIC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 9 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 8 (88.89%) High-Frequency Trading
2 8 (88.89%) Electronic Trading
3 7 (77.78%) Network Architecture
3 7 (77.78%) Front Office
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (66.67%) VPN
4 6 (66.67%) HTTPS
4 6 (66.67%) WAN
4 6 (66.67%) HTTP
4 6 (66.67%) Back Office
4 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Finance

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) HTTP
2 6 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 7 (77.78%) Front Office
2 6 (66.67%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 8 (88.89%) Electronic Trading
2 8 (88.89%) High-Frequency Trading
3 7 (77.78%) Network Architecture
4 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
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