Period
to 24 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1095 1124 1234
Rank change year-on-year +29 +110 -6
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 63 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.092% 0.059% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 29
England median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -4.76% -25.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -25.00%

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 68,629 67,700 84,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.86% 40.85% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54,583 55,633 68,594
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 February 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 February 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
East of England +23 33 £77,500 +63.16% 11
South East +22 18 £52,500 +10.53% 8
London +4 6 £35,000 -57.58% 1
Midlands +1 5 £45,000 -10.00% 5
West Midlands +5 3 - -
East Midlands -3 2 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North of England -1 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
ASIC
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 48 (76.19%) C
2 40 (63.49%) C++
3 35 (55.56%) Firmware
4 22 (34.92%) VHDL
5 17 (26.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 17 (26.98%) Verilog
6 15 (23.81%) Electronics
7 14 (22.22%) Python
8 13 (20.63%) MATLAB
9 11 (17.46%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (17.46%) Algorithms
10 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.29%) Signal Processing
12 8 (12.70%) FPGA Design
12 8 (12.70%) Degree
12 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
12 8 (12.70%) Cadence
12 8 (12.70%) Assembly Language
12 8 (12.70%) Perl
13 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
13 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 5 (7.94%) Synopsys
14 5 (7.94%) JTAG
14 5 (7.94%) Prototyping
14 5 (7.94%) GDB
14 5 (7.94%) Benchmarking
14 5 (7.94%) Flash
14 5 (7.94%) Computer Vision
15 4 (6.35%) Embedded C
15 4 (6.35%) EMC

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.59%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) GDB
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.76%) LabVIEW
3 3 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (23.81%) Electronics
2 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Military
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Principal Engineer
2 20 (31.75%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 20 (31.75%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (23.81%) ASIC Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) FPGA Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) ASIC Design Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Design Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Firmware Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Embedded Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Development Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) FPGA Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Graduate
9 3 (4.76%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Process Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) Flash
2 3 (4.76%) Middleware
3 2 (3.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) HTML5
3 2 (3.17%) POSIX
3 2 (3.17%) Qt
3 2 (3.17%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) VHDL
2 17 (26.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 17 (26.98%) Verilog
3 11 (17.46%) Algorithms
3 11 (17.46%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.76%) CPLD
6 1 (1.59%) Robotics
6 1 (1.59%) SystemC
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.29%) Signal Processing
3 8 (12.70%) FPGA Design
3 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
4 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.94%) Benchmarking
5 5 (7.94%) Computer Vision
5 5 (7.94%) Prototyping
6 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.35%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (6.35%) Image Processing
6 4 (6.35%) Machine Learning
6 4 (6.35%) Video Processing
7 3 (4.76%) BDD
7 3 (4.76%) Change Management
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.76%) Scrum
7 3 (4.76%) TDD
7 3 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 48 (76.19%) C
2 40 (63.49%) C++
3 14 (22.22%) Python
4 13 (20.63%) MATLAB
5 8 (12.70%) Assembly Language
5 8 (12.70%) Perl
6 4 (6.35%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.76%) Tcl
8 2 (3.17%) C#
8 2 (3.17%) SQL
9 1 (1.59%) AWK
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.59%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) JTAG
2 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 35 (55.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Cadence
2 5 (7.94%) Synopsys
3 4 (6.35%) EMC
3 4 (6.35%) Xilinx
4 3 (4.76%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (3.17%) ANSYS