The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Synopsys products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Synopsys over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Synopsys, Inc.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synopsys
Rank 896 907 876
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -31
Permanent jobs citing Synopsys 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +33.33%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
49696 53351 49803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.55% 46.77% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40807 42288 40761
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Synopsys
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Synopsys within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Synopsys Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Synopsys
Salary Trend

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

Synopsys Salary Trend in the UK

Synopsys
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Synopsys within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
(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 +15 8 £50,000 -28.57%
Loughborough - 6 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 6 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
East of England -1 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -

Synopsys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Synopsys 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 Synopsys.

1 13 (92.86%) Verilog
2 12 (85.71%) C
2 12 (85.71%) C++
3 11 (78.57%) VHDL
3 11 (78.57%) Degree
4 10 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (71.43%) Perl
4 10 (71.43%) Tcl
4 10 (71.43%) Python
5 9 (64.29%) Video Processing
5 9 (64.29%) Signal Processing
6 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
7 5 (35.71%) Cadence
7 5 (35.71%) ASIC
8 2 (14.29%) SystemC
8 2 (14.29%) Altera
8 2 (14.29%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
8 2 (14.29%) Xilinx
8 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
8 2 (14.29%) Physics
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) Electronics
8 2 (14.29%) Validation
8 2 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (14.29%) Multimedia

Synopsys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Synopsys 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 Synopsys. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) SSH
2 1 (7.14%) PuTTY
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate Validation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Verification Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Verification Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Hardware Verification Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Verilog
2 11 (78.57%) VHDL
3 10 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 5 (35.71%) ASIC
6 2 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) Physics
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) SystemC
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Video Processing
1 9 (64.29%) Signal Processing
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Code Coverage
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C
1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) Perl
2 10 (71.43%) Python
2 10 (71.43%) Tcl
3 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCSA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cadence
2 2 (14.29%) Xilinx
2 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (14.29%) Altera
2 2 (14.29%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Sage
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos