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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
UK / Scotland
Rank 130 163 159
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4  
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.087% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.078% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.57% -  
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.62% -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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 842 1279 1102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 36.58% 43.59% 35.76%
Number of salaries quoted 541 766 655
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

ASIC
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
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 3 months to 26 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
Edinburgh +7 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £50,000 - 1
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 4 (57.14%) PhD
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (28.57%) Verilog
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) 3G
4 1 (14.29%) CAD
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Cadence
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Synopsys
4 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 1 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 1 (14.29%) 5G
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) FPGA Design

ASIC
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) 4G
1 1 (14.29%) 5G
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) ASIC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) Verilog
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (14.29%) FPGA Design
3 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) PhD
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cadence
1 1 (14.29%) Synopsys
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