The 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 886 851 853
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +2
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 18 20 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.050% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 42
Average salary £77,500 £60,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% +39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £81,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £56,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+38.39% +40.00%

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
36326 35889 38985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 33.02% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28494 28990 32925
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

ASIC Salary Histogram in the UK

ASIC
Top 11 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 22 August 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 -25 10 £77,500 +29.16% 10
Cambridge +4 7 £77,500 +29.16% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 7 £77,500 +29.16% 4
East of England +1 7 £77,500 +40.90% 4
City of London -6 1 - - 1
London -7 1 - - 2
South West -16 1 £100,000 +81.81% 2
South East -24 1 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Bristol - 1 £100,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 - 2

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (74.36%) C
2 26 (66.67%) C++
3 25 (64.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 20 (51.28%) Software Engineering
5 18 (46.15%) Degree
6 16 (41.03%) Perl
6 16 (41.03%) Python
7 13 (33.33%) MATLAB
7 13 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (25.64%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (25.64%) Avionics
8 10 (25.64%) Simulink
8 10 (25.64%) Project Management
8 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
8 10 (25.64%) MS Visio
8 10 (25.64%) Requirements Management
8 10 (25.64%) Aerospace
8 10 (25.64%) Automotive
9 9 (23.08%) VHDL
9 9 (23.08%) Verilog
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) Synopsys
11 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
11 6 (15.38%) Firmware
12 5 (12.82%) Embedded C++
12 5 (12.82%) Assembly Language
12 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
12 5 (12.82%) OO
12 5 (12.82%) Multithreading
13 4 (10.26%) Electronic Design Automation

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.13%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Simulink
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
1 10 (25.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) Wireless
4 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.69%) 802.11
5 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.56%) DVB
6 1 (2.56%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) GDB
General
1 10 (25.64%) Avionics
1 10 (25.64%) Aerospace
1 10 (25.64%) Automotive
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Electrical Engineer
1 10 (25.64%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Chief Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Verification Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Systems Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) STL
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (23.08%) VHDL
3 9 (23.08%) Verilog
4 6 (15.38%) Firmware
5 4 (10.26%) Open Source
6 3 (7.69%) Device Driver
6 3 (7.69%) Cryptography
7 2 (5.13%) SystemC
7 2 (5.13%) Physics
7 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.56%) Equities
8 1 (2.56%) IPTV
8 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
8 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Software Engineering
2 10 (25.64%) Project Management
2 10 (25.64%) Requirements Management
3 5 (12.82%) OO
3 5 (12.82%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.26%) Electronic Design Automation
5 3 (7.69%) IC Design
5 3 (7.69%) TDD
5 3 (7.69%) OOD
5 3 (7.69%) Signal Processing
6 2 (5.13%) Validation
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Data Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.56%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.56%) CAD
7 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.56%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) C
2 26 (66.67%) C++
3 16 (41.03%) Perl
3 16 (41.03%) Python
4 13 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 5 (12.82%) Embedded C++
5 5 (12.82%) Assembly Language
6 4 (10.26%) Tcl
7 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) JTAG
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Synopsys
2 4 (10.26%) Cadence
3 2 (5.13%) Altera
3 2 (5.13%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (5.13%) Xilinx
3 2 (5.13%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (5.13%) Magma
4 1 (2.56%) Huawei
4 1 (2.56%) Intel
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