The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 98 99
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.074% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £65,500 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.36% -  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 435 599 467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.91% 44.57% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 288 380 253
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,800 £68,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

ASIC
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

ASIC
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for ASIC in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 5 (71.43%) PhD
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Cadence
3 2 (28.57%) CAD
3 2 (28.57%) Electronic Design Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Synopsys
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) 3G
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (14.29%) Verilog
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 1 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) 5G
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Algorithms

ASIC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) 4G
1 1 (14.29%) 5G
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) ASIC Design Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) ASIC Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (14.29%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) CAD
2 2 (28.57%) Electronic Design Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) PhD
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cadence
1 2 (28.57%) Synopsys