Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Integrated Circuit Design (IC Design)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1160 1198 1275
Rank change year-on-year +38 +77 +35
Permanent jobs citing IC Design 9 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
UK median annual salary £56,250 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £62,500 -
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 153,971 162,157 179,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122,527 129,139 149,493
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IC Design over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IC Design in the UK

IC Design
Top 7 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 19 August 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
UK excluding London +34 9 £56,250 -10.00% 9
England +18 9 £56,250 -10.00% 9
South East +18 5 £50,000 -20.00% 1
South West - 2 £62,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £41,500 -
Midlands - 1 £41,500 -
East of England - 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing IC Design 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 with a requirement for IC Design.

1 8 (88.89%) Electronics
2 5 (55.56%) Firmware
2 5 (55.56%) 3G
2 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Bluetooth
2 5 (55.56%) GPRS
2 5 (55.56%) GSM
2 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) ZigBee
2 5 (55.56%) LTE
2 5 (55.56%) 4G
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Power Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) VHDL
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) CAD
4 1 (11.11%) PhD
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) 3G
1 5 (55.56%) 4G
1 5 (55.56%) Bluetooth
1 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
1 5 (55.56%) GPRS
1 5 (55.56%) GSM
1 5 (55.56%) LTE
1 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (55.56%) Wireless
1 5 (55.56%) ZigBee
General
1 8 (88.89%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analogue Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) VHDL
2 1 (11.11%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Power Management
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Physics
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Firmware