Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ASIC over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1085 1128 1158
Rank change year-on-year +43 +30 +122
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 35 38 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.023% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.051% 0.052% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 42
England median annual salary £50,000 £70,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +75.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £48,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £65,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -23.66% +63.75% -33.33%

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

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 68,334 73,392 77,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.99% 44.76% 42.88%
Number of salaries quoted 53,156 55,520 64,758
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

ASIC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ASIC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ASIC in England

ASIC
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for ASIC in England

ASIC
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ASIC in England over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for ASIC in England

ASIC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the England region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 19 £50,000 - 7
South East +10 9 £50,000 -6.98% 5
Midlands +21 4 £48,250 - 3
West Midlands +22 2 £48,250 - 1
East of England -6 2 £65,000 -16.13% 6
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
London +21 1 £87,500 +25.00% 8
ASIC
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing ASIC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 29 (82.86%) C
2 23 (65.71%) Python
3 18 (51.43%) Perl
4 15 (42.86%) Firmware
5 13 (37.14%) C++
5 13 (37.14%) Verilog
5 13 (37.14%) SystemC
6 11 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (31.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (31.43%) Electronic Design Automation
6 11 (31.43%) Use Case
7 10 (28.57%) Electronics
8 9 (25.71%) DRM
8 9 (25.71%) CA
8 9 (25.71%) Degree
9 8 (22.86%) Prototyping
9 8 (22.86%) GDB
9 8 (22.86%) JTAG
9 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
9 8 (22.86%) Synopsys
9 8 (22.86%) Mandarin Language
9 8 (22.86%) Cadence
9 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (22.86%) Flash
9 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
9 8 (22.86%) Benchmarking
10 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
11 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
11 5 (14.29%) VHDL

ASIC
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) GDB
2 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (28.57%) Electronics
2 8 (22.86%) Mandarin Language
2 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Design Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) SOC Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) C Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C/C++ Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C++ Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Embedded C Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Embedded Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Principal Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior C Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior C++ Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Embedded C Developer
6 3 (8.57%) ASIC Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) SystemC
1 13 (37.14%) Verilog
2 11 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (31.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (14.29%) VHDL
4 4 (11.43%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) CPLD
5 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Electronic Design Automation
1 11 (31.43%) Use Case
2 9 (25.71%) DRM
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Benchmarking
3 8 (22.86%) Prototyping
3 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
4 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
5 5 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.29%) Validation
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Test-First Development
7 2 (5.71%) FPGA Design
7 2 (5.71%) Signal Processing
8 1 (2.86%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (2.86%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) C
2 23 (65.71%) Python
3 18 (51.43%) Perl
4 13 (37.14%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) Embedded C
5 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.86%) Ada
7 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CIPD
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) JTAG
2 1 (2.86%) EMIR
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 26262
2 1 (2.86%) MiFID
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) CA
2 8 (22.86%) Cadence
2 8 (22.86%) Synopsys
3 4 (11.43%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.71%) EMC