The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 92 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 12 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 1.32% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 2.77% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 25
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,500 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -14.73%
Device Driver
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
642 867 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.09% 47.77% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 540 627 575
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Device Driver across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Device Driver
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Device Driver across the Cambridge region.

Device Driver Salary Trend in Cambridge

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Device Driver across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Device Driver Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver.

1 16 (69.57%) C
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
4 11 (47.83%) C++
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
5 7 (30.43%) Android
6 6 (26.09%) Firmware
7 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 5 (21.74%) Wind River
7 5 (21.74%) GCC
7 5 (21.74%) Android Development
8 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
8 4 (17.39%) Open Source
8 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
8 4 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (17.39%) Physics
8 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
8 4 (17.39%) Wireless
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Java
9 3 (13.04%) UML
9 3 (13.04%) Python
9 3 (13.04%) Code Coverage
9 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
9 3 (13.04%) Electronics
9 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
9 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
9 3 (13.04%) Mechatronics
9 3 (13.04%) Software Testing

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) ZigBee
3 1 (4.35%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) GCC
General
1 3 (13.04%) Electronics
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Linux Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Graduate
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior C Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (17.39%) Physics
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Mechatronics
2 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.35%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) VHDL
3 1 (4.35%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Android
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
2 5 (21.74%) Android Development
3 4 (17.39%) Open Source
3 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) Code Coverage
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Signal Processing
5 1 (4.35%) Memory Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C
2 11 (47.83%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Firmware
2 2 (8.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Wind River
2 3 (13.04%) Lauterbach
3 1 (4.35%) Xilinx
3 1 (4.35%) Altera
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