The first table below looks at the demand for IC Design skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IC Design over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integrated Circuit Design (IC Design)
Rank 221 222 216
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing IC Design 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.052% 0.037% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.048% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £63,500 £100,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.50% +128.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,700 £100,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,300 £100,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,250 £100,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-44.75% +128.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4639 4186 4361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.91% 77.98% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 3678 3713
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
IC Design
England

IC Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IC Design across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

IC Design Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IC Design
Salary Trend in the South West

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

IC Design Salary Trend in the South West

IC Design
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 IC Design within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 £64,500 -
Wiltshire -12 1 £62,500 -37.50%
IC Design
England

IC Design
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing IC Design 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 IC Design.

1 1 (33.33%) Verilog
1 1 (33.33%) NFC
1 1 (33.33%) C-shell
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Flash
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Validation

IC Design
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing IC Design 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 IC Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) NFC
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RF Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IC Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior RF Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) C-shell