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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 903 929
Rank change year-on-year +70 +26  
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 11 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.015% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% 0.037% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 12
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -40.74%  
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30868 40307 39161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.48% 41.18% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25038 32625 31275
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

ASIC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +22 6 £45,000 -18.18%
West Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
South East - 1 £47,500 - 2
ASIC
UK

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 England region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 24 (82.76%) C
2 22 (75.86%) Verilog
3 17 (58.62%) C++
3 17 (58.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 15 (51.72%) MATLAB
5 14 (48.28%) Python
5 14 (48.28%) Signal Processing
6 13 (44.83%) VHDL
7 12 (41.38%) Degree
7 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
8 10 (34.48%) Video Processing
8 10 (34.48%) Electronics
9 8 (27.59%) Digital Signal Processing
9 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
9 8 (27.59%) Firmware
9 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
10 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
10 7 (24.14%) EMC
10 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
10 7 (24.14%) C#
10 7 (24.14%) Windows
10 7 (24.14%) Linux
10 7 (24.14%) RS-485
10 7 (24.14%) Algorithms
10 7 (24.14%) FPGA Design
11 6 (20.69%) Tcl
11 6 (20.69%) PhD
11 6 (20.69%) Bluetooth
11 6 (20.69%) DVB
11 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi

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 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
1 7 (24.14%) RS-485
2 6 (20.69%) Bluetooth
2 6 (20.69%) DVB
2 6 (20.69%) LTE
2 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (20.69%) Wireless
General
1 10 (34.48%) Electronics
2 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Hardware Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) ASIC Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Firmware Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) FPGA Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Design Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Digital Design Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior ASIC Design Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior ASIC Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Design Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior FPGA Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Hardware Verification Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (75.86%) Verilog
2 17 (58.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 13 (44.83%) VHDL
4 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
5 7 (24.14%) Algorithms
6 6 (20.69%) SystemC
7 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Signal Processing
2 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
3 10 (34.48%) Video Processing
4 8 (27.59%) Digital Signal Processing
5 7 (24.14%) FPGA Design
6 6 (20.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Code Coverage
7 4 (13.79%) Computer Vision
8 3 (10.34%) Coaching
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) Neural Network
8 3 (10.34%) Prototyping
8 3 (10.34%) Schematic Capture
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) CAD
9 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.90%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C
2 17 (58.62%) C++
3 15 (51.72%) MATLAB
4 14 (48.28%) Python
5 7 (24.14%) C#
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) Tcl
7 5 (17.24%) Perl
8 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.90%) SQL
9 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) EMC
2 4 (13.79%) Synopsys
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
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