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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synopsys
Rank 900 875 891
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Permanent jobs citing Synopsys 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.001% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.002% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +40.00%

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
54348 51006 56396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.48% 47.80% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43047 41854 47152
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 -18 2 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £70,000 +33.33%
East of England -24 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £70,000 -

Synopsys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) ASIC
1 8 (100.00%) VHDL
1 8 (100.00%) Verilog
2 7 (87.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (50.00%) Cadence
4 4 (50.00%) Tcl
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Electronic Design Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Xilinx
6 2 (25.00%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (25.00%) Altera
6 2 (25.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 2 (25.00%) IC Design
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Magma
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Solaris
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) SAS
6 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) STL
6 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (25.00%) SystemC
6 2 (25.00%) Validation

Synopsys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) ASIC
1 8 (100.00%) VHDL
1 8 (100.00%) Verilog
2 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (25.00%) SystemC
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Electronic Design Automation
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) IC Design
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 4 (50.00%) Tcl
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cadence
2 2 (25.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (25.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (25.00%) Altera
2 2 (25.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 2 (25.00%) Magma