The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 891 856 836
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -20
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 22 26 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.024% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.060% 0.073% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 50
Average salary £61,250 £60,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £44,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £60,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +60.00%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36914 35602 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 32.73% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29267 28839 32893
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ASIC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ASIC within the UK.

ASIC Salary Trend in the UK

ASIC
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ASIC over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 within the UK.

ASIC Salary Histogram in the UK

ASIC
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England -36 12 £61,250 +2.08% 5
Cambridge +3 8 £77,500 +29.16%
Cambridgeshire +1 8 £77,500 +29.16%
East of England -16 8 £77,500 +29.16%
North West +4 2 £47,500 -15.17%
South East +9 1 £50,000 -16.66% 3
City of London -12 1 - - 1
London -60 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 - 2

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 34 (75.56%) C
2 31 (68.89%) C++
3 25 (55.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 23 (51.11%) Software Engineering
5 19 (42.22%) Python
6 17 (37.78%) Degree
7 16 (35.56%) Embedded Systems
7 16 (35.56%) Perl
8 13 (28.89%) MATLAB
8 13 (28.89%) Verilog
9 12 (26.67%) Firmware
9 12 (26.67%) Linux
10 11 (24.44%) VHDL
11 10 (22.22%) Aerospace
11 10 (22.22%) Automotive
11 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
11 10 (22.22%) MS Visio
11 10 (22.22%) Simulink
11 10 (22.22%) Project Management
11 10 (22.22%) Requirements Management
11 10 (22.22%) Avionics
11 10 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (17.78%) Embedded C++
12 8 (17.78%) Assembly Language
13 7 (15.56%) Electronics
13 7 (15.56%) Synopsys
14 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
15 5 (11.11%) OO
15 5 (11.11%) UNIX
15 5 (11.11%) Embedded C

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 10 (22.22%) MS Visio
1 10 (22.22%) Simulink
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) 802.11
3 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.67%) Wireless
4 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.22%) DVB
5 1 (2.22%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) GDB
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.22%) Aerospace
1 10 (22.22%) Automotive
1 10 (22.22%) Avionics
2 7 (15.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Electrical Engineer
1 10 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Verification Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Chief Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Systems Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) STL
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (35.56%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (28.89%) Verilog
4 12 (26.67%) Firmware
5 11 (24.44%) VHDL
6 4 (8.89%) Open Source
7 3 (6.67%) Device Driver
7 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
8 2 (4.44%) Physics
8 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.44%) SystemC
8 2 (4.44%) ASIC Verification
9 1 (2.22%) Equities
9 1 (2.22%) IPTV
9 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
9 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
9 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Software Engineering
2 10 (22.22%) Project Management
2 10 (22.22%) Requirements Management
3 5 (11.11%) OO
4 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
4 4 (8.89%) Electronic Design Automation
4 4 (8.89%) Benchmarking
5 3 (6.67%) OOD
5 3 (6.67%) IC Design
5 3 (6.67%) TDD
5 3 (6.67%) Signal Processing
6 2 (4.44%) Validation
7 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.22%) CAD
7 1 (2.22%) Migration
7 1 (2.22%) Data Management
7 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.22%) Data Governance
7 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.22%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) C
2 31 (68.89%) C++
3 19 (42.22%) Python
4 16 (35.56%) Perl
5 13 (28.89%) MATLAB
6 8 (17.78%) Embedded C++
6 8 (17.78%) Assembly Language
7 5 (11.11%) Embedded C
8 4 (8.89%) Tcl
9 3 (6.67%) PowerHouse
9 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.22%) JTAG
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Synopsys
2 4 (8.89%) Cadence
3 2 (4.44%) Altera
3 2 (4.44%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (4.44%) Xilinx
3 2 (4.44%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (4.44%) Magma
4 1 (2.22%) Intel
4 1 (2.22%) Huawei
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South West England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 26 days ago