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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 106 111
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5  
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.36% 0.085% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £40,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -44.82%  

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 725 600 657
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 52.88% 50.85% 44.82%
Number of salaries quoted 553 498 544
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 23 June 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 11 (100.00%) C
1 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 11 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 11 (100.00%) Wireless
1 11 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 11 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 11 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 11 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 6 (54.55%) SystemC
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) LTE
2 6 (54.55%) FPGA Design
2 6 (54.55%) DVB
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) Verilog
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) Smartphone
3 5 (45.45%) OFDM
3 5 (45.45%) Internet of Things
3 5 (45.45%) Algorithms

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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 11 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 11 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (54.55%) DVB
2 6 (54.55%) LTE
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) OFDM
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) ASIC Design Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) ASIC Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Design Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Digital Design Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) FPGA Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior ASIC Design Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior ASIC Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Design Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior FPGA Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) DSP Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) MATLAB Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 11 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (54.55%) SystemC
2 6 (54.55%) Verilog
3 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
3 5 (45.45%) Internet of Things
3 5 (45.45%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 11 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 11 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C
1 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 11 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree