Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1120 1146 1237
Rank change year-on-year +26 +91 +54
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 52 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.060% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 12
England median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.37% -22.45% -12.50%
10th Percentile £42,550 £34,875 £34,875
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £110,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +42.11% -20.83% -14.29%

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 73181 73890 85614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.25% 41.16% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55527 61296 69308
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +26 22 £77,500 +55.00% 2
London +9 15 £67,500 -18.18%
South East +53 11 £57,500 - 2
Midlands +17 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
North of England -8 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
ASIC
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 29 (55.77%) C
2 24 (46.15%) C++
3 20 (38.46%) Firmware
4 19 (36.54%) VHDL
5 16 (30.77%) Electronics
6 15 (28.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 13 (25.00%) Degree
8 11 (21.15%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (17.31%) MATLAB
9 9 (17.31%) EMC
9 9 (17.31%) Signal Processing
10 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (15.38%) Validation
11 7 (13.46%) Verilog
11 7 (13.46%) EMIR
12 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
12 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
12 6 (11.54%) Assembly Language
12 6 (11.54%) CAD
13 5 (9.62%) HTML
13 5 (9.62%) Perl
13 5 (9.62%) SQL
13 5 (9.62%) Python
13 5 (9.62%) Retail
13 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
13 5 (9.62%) System Testing
13 5 (9.62%) Test Planning
13 5 (9.62%) Schematic Capture
13 5 (9.62%) HTML5
13 5 (9.62%) Component Testing

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 (1.92%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) RFID
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.77%) GDB
2 3 (5.77%) JUnit
2 3 (5.77%) Maven
2 3 (5.77%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (5.77%) Spock
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (30.77%) Electronics
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Finance
5 3 (5.77%) Back Office
5 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.77%) Military
6 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Principal Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) ASIC Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Design Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Electronics Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) ASIC Design Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) FPGA Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Graduate
8 3 (5.77%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Process Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Product Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Product Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
1 5 (9.62%) HTML5
2 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.77%) Flash
2 3 (5.77%) FpML
2 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.77%) JMS
2 3 (5.77%) jQuery
2 3 (5.77%) Node.js
2 3 (5.77%) REST
2 3 (5.77%) SOAP
2 3 (5.77%) Spring
2 3 (5.77%) XML
2 3 (5.77%) XSLT
3 2 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.85%) POSIX
3 2 (3.85%) Qt
3 2 (3.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) VHDL
2 15 (28.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 11 (21.15%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (13.46%) Verilog
5 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.69%) DTCC
6 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.77%) CPLD
6 3 (5.77%) Fintech
6 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (5.77%) User Experience
7 1 (1.92%) Derivative
7 1 (1.92%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Signal Processing
2 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.38%) Validation
3 6 (11.54%) CAD
3 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.62%) Component Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Schematic Capture
4 5 (9.62%) System Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Test Planning
5 4 (7.69%) FPGA Design
6 3 (5.77%) BDD
6 3 (5.77%) Benchmarking
6 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.77%) Data Reconciliation
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.77%) Product Management
6 3 (5.77%) Prototyping
6 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) C
2 24 (46.15%) C++
3 9 (17.31%) MATLAB
4 6 (11.54%) Assembly Language
5 5 (9.62%) Perl
5 5 (9.62%) Python
5 5 (9.62%) SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) C#
7 2 (3.85%) Tcl
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) EMIR
2 4 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (7.69%) MiFID
3 3 (5.77%) JTAG
3 3 (5.77%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) EMC
2 4 (7.69%) Xilinx
3 3 (5.77%) Cadence
3 3 (5.77%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (3.85%) ANSYS
5 1 (1.92%) Synopsys