Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ASIC over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 527 537 594
Rank change year-on-year +10 +57 +74
Permanent jobs citing ASIC 6 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.022% 0.038% 0.003%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.057% 0.11% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 0
South East median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - -
England median annual salary £52,500 £71,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -26.32% +50.00% -9.52%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,456 11,301 12,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.57% 36.08% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8,270 9,119 9,979
South East median annual salary £48,757 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.35% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

ASIC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ASIC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ASIC in the South East

ASIC
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for ASIC in the South East

ASIC
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Thames Valley +30 4 £56,250 +2.27% 10
Oxfordshire +14 3 £56,250 +2.27% 4
Hampshire +2 2 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
ASIC
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 South East region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 4 (66.67%) VHDL
1 4 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (50.00%) Verilog
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Flash
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) JTAG
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) GDB
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (16.67%) Altera
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (16.67%) Tcl

ASIC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) GDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Verification Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (66.67%) VHDL
2 3 (50.00%) Verilog
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Altera
1 1 (16.67%) Intel