Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IC Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IC Design over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Integrated Circuit Design (IC Design)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1155 1215 1304
Rank change year-on-year +60 +89 +11
Permanent jobs citing IC Design 22 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.004% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
UK median annual salary £62,500 £54,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.74% -16.92% +36.84%
10th Percentile £58,750 £51,000 £50,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,000 £77,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £54,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +15.74% -16.92% +36.84%

IC Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 160900 169699 194446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126975 141046 160155
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

IC Design
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IC Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IC Design in the UK

IC Design
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IC Design in the UK

IC Design
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IC Design within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England +41 22 £62,500 +15.74%
UK excluding London +70 15 £62,500 +15.74%
East of England +24 13 - -
London - 7 - -
South East - 2 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing IC Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IC Design.

1 11 (50.00%) CAD
1 11 (50.00%) Marketing
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (45.45%) Customer-Centricity
2 10 (45.45%) Degree
3 9 (40.91%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (40.91%) Algorithms
3 9 (40.91%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Validation
5 5 (22.73%) Physics
6 2 (9.09%) LabVIEW
6 2 (9.09%) QA
6 2 (9.09%) AWK
6 2 (9.09%) Verilog
6 2 (9.09%) Cadence
6 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (9.09%) Tcl

IC Design
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (50.00%) Marketing
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analogue Design Engineer
1 11 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Design Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 5 (22.73%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analogue IC Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analogue IC Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IC Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) RF Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) RF Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) RF IC Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior RF Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.09%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) CAD
2 10 (45.45%) Customer-Centricity
3 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Validation
5 5 (22.73%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) AWK
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
1 2 (9.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cadence