The table below looks at the statistics for IC Design skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IC Design over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integrated Circuit Design (IC Design)
Rank - 868 885
Permanent jobs citing IC Design 0 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.010% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 4
Average salary - £50,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.52%
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93593 86753 92892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.19% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 74739 71234 78546
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

IC Design
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IC Design within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

IC Design Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IC Design
Salary Trend

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

IC Design Salary Trend in the UK

IC Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IC Design 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 IC Design.

1 5 (71.43%) Verilog
2 4 (57.14%) VHDL
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Electronic Design Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Tcl
3 3 (42.86%) ASIC
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Cadence
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) SAS
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) Xilinx
4 2 (28.57%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Altera
4 2 (28.57%) Lattice Semiconductor
4 2 (28.57%) Synopsys
4 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (28.57%) SystemC
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) C-shell
5 1 (14.29%) Huawei
5 1 (14.29%) IPTV

IC Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IC Design 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 IC Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) DVB
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IC Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Verilog
2 4 (57.14%) VHDL
3 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (42.86%) ASIC
4 2 (28.57%) SystemC
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
5 1 (14.29%) IPTV
5 1 (14.29%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Electronic Design Automation
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Tcl
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cadence
2 2 (28.57%) Xilinx
2 2 (28.57%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (28.57%) Altera
2 2 (28.57%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 2 (28.57%) Synopsys
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei
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