The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 886 959 978
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +19
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 30 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.024% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 11
Median salary £40,000 £70,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +47.36%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £72,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +52.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40571 45763 49248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.59% 41.30% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33109 36331 39267
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ASIC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016 within the UK.

ASIC Salary Histogram in the UK

ASIC
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 26 £40,000 -42.85% 8
East Midlands +18 13 £40,000 - 2
Leicestershire +11 13 £40,000 - 2
Loughborough -3 13 £40,000 -
South West - 7 £60,000 - 1
East of England +44 6 £41,250 -34.00% 5
Dorset - 6 £60,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 6 £60,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Cambridge +11 1 £37,500 -40.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £37,500 -40.00% 3
Scotland - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £40,000 -

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 with a requirement for ASIC.

1 40 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 35 (62.50%) Degree
3 34 (60.71%) Signal Processing
3 34 (60.71%) MATLAB
4 22 (39.29%) Firmware
5 20 (35.71%) C
5 20 (35.71%) Electronics
5 20 (35.71%) Algorithms
6 19 (33.93%) Video Processing
6 19 (33.93%) PhD
7 18 (32.14%) Python
7 18 (32.14%) Power Management
8 16 (28.57%) Product Management
9 15 (26.79%) Synopsys
9 15 (26.79%) VHDL
10 14 (25.00%) Verilog
10 14 (25.00%) C++
11 13 (23.21%) Mathcad
11 13 (23.21%) QMS
11 13 (23.21%) Mathematics
11 13 (23.21%) Physics
11 13 (23.21%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (23.21%) EMC
11 13 (23.21%) Quality Management
12 11 (19.64%) Perl
13 10 (17.86%) Code Coverage
14 9 (16.07%) Tcl
14 9 (16.07%) Image Processing
14 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Mathcad
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) LAN
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.36%) VPN
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.57%) Wideband
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) RequisitePro
General
1 20 (35.71%) Electronics
2 4 (7.14%) Front Office
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) ASIC Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) RF Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Senior RF Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) ASIC Design Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Hardware Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) SOC Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Design Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Digital Design Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 40 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 20 (35.71%) Algorithms
3 15 (26.79%) VHDL
4 14 (25.00%) Verilog
5 13 (23.21%) Mathematics
5 13 (23.21%) Physics
6 6 (10.71%) SystemC
7 5 (8.93%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
9 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
10 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (3.57%) User Experience
11 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Signal Processing
2 19 (33.93%) Video Processing
3 18 (32.14%) Power Management
4 16 (28.57%) Product Management
5 13 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (23.21%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (23.21%) QMS
5 13 (23.21%) Quality Management
6 10 (17.86%) Code Coverage
7 9 (16.07%) Image Processing
8 6 (10.71%) Low Latency
9 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture
10 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
12 2 (3.57%) Digital Signal Processing
12 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.57%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) MATLAB
2 20 (35.71%) C
3 18 (32.14%) Python
4 14 (25.00%) C++
5 11 (19.64%) Perl
6 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
6 9 (16.07%) Tcl
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 35 (62.50%) Degree
2 19 (33.93%) PhD
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Synopsys
2 13 (23.21%) EMC
3 6 (10.71%) Cadence
3 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco
3 6 (10.71%) Juniper
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) Panasonic
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