Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1082 1115 1154
Rank change year-on-year +33 +39 +101
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 23 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.033% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.080% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 9 42 40
England median annual salary £52,500 £71,250 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +46.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £44,750 £37,925 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £81,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% -4.76%

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 62,212 69,079 69,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.03% 41.38% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48,167 52,583 57,060
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Midlands +35 9 £49,000 - 4
South West - 7 £50,000 - 13
South East +28 6 £55,000 -4.35% 14
West Midlands +46 5 £49,000 - 4
East Midlands - 4 - -
London +37 1 £87,500 +34.62% 8
ASIC
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (60.87%) C
1 14 (60.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (47.83%) Verilog
3 10 (43.48%) VHDL
4 8 (34.78%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
5 7 (30.43%) Perl
5 7 (30.43%) Python
5 7 (30.43%) Firmware
5 7 (30.43%) Validation
6 6 (26.09%) Electronics
7 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (17.39%) Electronic Design Automation
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 4 (17.39%) DRM
7 4 (17.39%) CA
7 4 (17.39%) C++
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
7 4 (17.39%) SystemC
7 4 (17.39%) Use Case
8 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (13.04%) FPGA Design
8 3 (13.04%) Customer-Centricity
8 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language

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 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) GDB
1 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Automotive
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Design Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) FPGA Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
2 4 (17.39%) SOC Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) ASIC Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Verification Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) C Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (4.35%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior C Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (47.83%) Verilog
3 10 (43.48%) VHDL
4 8 (34.78%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (17.39%) SystemC
6 2 (8.70%) CPLD
7 1 (4.35%) Digital TV
7 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
7 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
2 7 (30.43%) Validation
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) DRM
3 4 (17.39%) Electronic Design Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Use Case
4 3 (13.04%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (13.04%) FPGA Design
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Development
5 2 (8.70%) Conflict Management
5 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Signal Processing
5 2 (8.70%) Human Resource Management
5 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
5 2 (8.70%) Signal Processing
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C
2 7 (30.43%) Perl
2 7 (30.43%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.70%) Ada
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CIPD
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) JTAG
2 1 (4.35%) EMIR
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 26262
2 1 (4.35%) MiFID
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) CA
2 2 (8.70%) Cadence
2 2 (8.70%) Synopsys
3 1 (4.35%) Altera
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) Intel