Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ASIC over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 210 238
Rank change year-on-year -5 +28 -
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.058% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.15% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 - £60,000
10th Percentile £33,600 - £57,500
90th Percentile £50,000 - £62,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +47.37% -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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2228 1976 2695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.34% 38.18% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1124 1609
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

ASIC
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for ASIC in Scotland

ASIC
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for ASIC in Scotland

ASIC
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ASIC in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ASIC in Scotland

ASIC
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 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
Edinburgh -9 6 £45,000 -
ASIC
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Firmware
5 2 (33.33%) ASIC Verification
5 2 (33.33%) C
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
6 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (16.67%) Photography
6 1 (16.67%) Physics
6 1 (16.67%) French Language
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) Verilog
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

ASIC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) ASIC Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) ASIC Verification Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) ASIC Verification
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Photography
2 1 (16.67%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware