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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 877 908 864
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -44
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 13 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.021% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.031% 0.052% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 27
Average salary £73,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £36,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £70,000 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%

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
42537 47814 43368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.82% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33559 37750 35151
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

ASIC Salary Histogram in the UK

ASIC
Top 14 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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 0 12 £73,750 +55.26% 4
London - 7 £87,500 - 1
City of London - 4 £93,750 -
East of England +5 3 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Cambridge 0 3 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £65,000 +36.84% 2
South East +15 1 - - 1
South West -20 1 £35,500 -40.83%
Scotland - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,500 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £35,500 -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 17 (44.74%) Verilog
2 13 (34.21%) VHDL
2 13 (34.21%) Electronics
3 12 (31.58%) EMIR
4 11 (28.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (26.32%) Derivative
5 10 (26.32%) Equities
5 10 (26.32%) C
5 10 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (26.32%) Synopsys
6 9 (23.68%) Electronic Design Automation
6 9 (23.68%) C++
7 8 (21.05%) Wireless
7 8 (21.05%) Fixed Income
7 8 (21.05%) Degree
8 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.42%) XML
8 7 (18.42%) FpML
9 6 (15.79%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (13.16%) Internet of Things
10 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
10 5 (13.16%) Internet
10 5 (13.16%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
10 5 (13.16%) BCP
10 5 (13.16%) Banking
10 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.26%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Wireless
2 5 (13.16%) Internet
3 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) WiMAX
4 1 (2.63%) UWB
4 1 (2.63%) LTE
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (34.21%) Electronics
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Aerospace
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Multimedia
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Automotive
5 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (5.26%) Avionics
5 2 (5.26%) Front Office
6 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Report Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Hardware Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) XML
1 7 (18.42%) FpML
2 3 (7.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Verilog
2 13 (34.21%) VHDL
3 11 (28.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (26.32%) Derivative
4 10 (26.32%) Equities
4 10 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (21.05%) Fixed Income
6 5 (13.16%) Internet of Things
6 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
7 4 (10.53%) Reference Data
7 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
8 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
9 1 (2.63%) CCTV
9 1 (2.63%) DTCC
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Electronic Design Automation
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
3 5 (13.16%) BCP
3 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (5.26%) Workflow
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.26%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.63%) Product Management
6 1 (2.63%) Video Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Signal Processing
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.63%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) C
2 9 (23.68%) C++
3 5 (13.16%) Java
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.26%) VBA
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) EMIR
2 6 (15.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (5.26%) MiFID
3 2 (5.26%) DO-254
3 2 (5.26%) DO-160
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Synopsys
2 5 (13.16%) Xilinx
3 4 (10.53%) Murex
3 4 (10.53%) Sophis
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Cadence
4 2 (5.26%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (5.26%) Altera
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Research Councils UK
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 10 days ago