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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
UK
Rank 834 929 924
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -5
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 19 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.018% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.057% 0.042% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 15
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £82,000 £76,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%

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
33626 42903 42482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.51% 42.74% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27404 34379 34424
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

ASIC Salary Histogram in the UK

ASIC
Top 12 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +87 14 £50,000 -4.76% 2
East of England +17 5 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Cambridge +9 5 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Hereford - 5 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £55,000 -
Scotland - 5 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £50,000 -
East Midlands +9 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Leicestershire -3 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Loughborough - 4 £45,000 -

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 26 (57.78%) C
2 25 (55.56%) Verilog
3 20 (44.44%) C++
3 20 (44.44%) MATLAB
4 19 (42.22%) Video Processing
5 18 (40.00%) VHDL
5 18 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 17 (37.78%) PhD
6 17 (37.78%) Signal Processing
6 17 (37.78%) Algorithms
7 15 (33.33%) Degree
8 12 (26.67%) Python
8 12 (26.67%) Electronics
9 11 (24.44%) Tcl
9 11 (24.44%) Synopsys
10 10 (22.22%) Code Coverage
11 8 (17.78%) Perl
12 7 (15.56%) Linux
12 7 (15.56%) Ethernet
13 6 (13.33%) Firmware
13 6 (13.33%) Computer Vision
14 5 (11.11%) FPGA Design
14 5 (11.11%) RS-485
14 5 (11.11%) EMC
14 5 (11.11%) Windows
14 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 5 (11.11%) C#
15 4 (8.89%) Project Management
15 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
15 4 (8.89%) Validation

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 3 (6.67%) Simulink
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Ethernet
2 5 (11.11%) RS-485
3 3 (6.67%) HTTP
3 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.67%) LAN
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) VPN
3 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (2.22%) 3G
5 1 (2.22%) 4G
5 1 (2.22%) 5G
5 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 12 (26.67%) Electronics
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Back Office
3 3 (6.67%) Front Office
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) ASIC Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Designer
7 3 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Hardware Verification Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) C Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior C Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Verilog
2 18 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 18 (40.00%) VHDL
3 17 (37.78%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (6.67%) Neural Network
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.44%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Video Processing
2 17 (37.78%) Signal Processing
3 10 (22.22%) Code Coverage
4 6 (13.33%) Computer Vision
5 5 (11.11%) FPGA Design
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) Validation
7 3 (6.67%) Coaching
7 3 (6.67%) Digital Signal Processing
7 3 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (6.67%) High-Frequency Trading
7 3 (6.67%) Image Processing
7 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.67%) Low Latency
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Prototyping
7 3 (6.67%) Schematic Capture
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C
2 20 (44.44%) C++
2 20 (44.44%) MATLAB
3 12 (26.67%) Python
4 11 (24.44%) Tcl
5 8 (17.78%) Perl
6 5 (11.11%) C#
6 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.67%) SQL
8 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) PhD
2 15 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Synopsys
2 5 (11.11%) EMC
3 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) Juniper
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Cadence
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