The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 110 105
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.49% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.45% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -12.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -33.33%  

ASIC is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 629 673 680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.97% 45.14% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 459 488 531
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

ASIC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing ASIC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for ASIC in Cambridge

ASIC
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ASIC in Cambridge.

Salary trend for ASIC in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the Cambridge region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 13 (100.00%) C
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) Python
3 9 (69.23%) Verilog
4 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
4 8 (61.54%) MATLAB
4 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
4 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 8 (61.54%) Digital Signal Processing
4 8 (61.54%) Signal Processing
5 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
5 6 (46.15%) LTE
5 6 (46.15%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) SystemC
5 6 (46.15%) FPGA Design
5 6 (46.15%) Bluetooth
5 6 (46.15%) DVB
5 6 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (46.15%) Wireless
5 6 (46.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (23.08%) Neural Network
6 3 (23.08%) Tcl
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Vision
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Video Processing
7 2 (15.38%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems

ASIC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Bluetooth
1 6 (46.15%) DVB
1 6 (46.15%) LTE
1 6 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (46.15%) Wireless
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) ASIC Design Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) ASIC Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Design Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Digital Design Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) FPGA Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior ASIC Design Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior ASIC Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Design Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior FPGA Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Hardware Verification Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Verification Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Verilog
2 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (46.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (46.15%) SystemC
4 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Digital Signal Processing
1 8 (61.54%) Signal Processing
2 6 (46.15%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) FPGA Design
2 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Vision
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Neural Network
3 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
3 3 (23.08%) Video Processing
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Schematic Capture
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) Python
3 8 (61.54%) MATLAB
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) Tcl
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft