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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 68 68 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 51 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.88% 2.98% 1.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.92% 6.28% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 19
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £56,400 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
862 701 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.67% 47.49% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 613 551 698
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014.

Device Driver Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 71 (87.65%) Linux
2 59 (72.84%) Software Engineering
3 57 (70.37%) C
4 37 (45.68%) C++
5 32 (39.51%) Degree
6 24 (29.63%) Python
7 22 (27.16%) Embedded Linux
8 20 (24.69%) Java
8 20 (24.69%) Windows
9 19 (23.46%) Perl
10 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
11 16 (19.75%) Open Source
12 14 (17.28%) Android
13 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (14.81%) Bash Shell
13 12 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (14.81%) Embedded C
13 12 (14.81%) Ethernet
14 11 (13.58%) Assembly Language
14 11 (13.58%) Wireless
14 11 (13.58%) Memory Management
14 11 (13.58%) Xen
15 10 (12.35%) SNMP
15 10 (12.35%) C#
16 9 (11.11%) Electronics
16 9 (11.11%) 2G
16 9 (11.11%) Citrix
16 9 (11.11%) Firmware
16 9 (11.11%) 3G
16 9 (11.11%) 4G

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
2 12 (14.81%) Ethernet
3 11 (13.58%) Wireless
4 10 (12.35%) SNMP
5 9 (11.11%) 2G
5 9 (11.11%) 3G
5 9 (11.11%) LTE
5 9 (11.11%) 4G
6 7 (8.64%) iSCSI
6 7 (8.64%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (8.64%) SAN
7 6 (7.41%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 6 (7.41%) UMTS
7 6 (7.41%) ATM
7 6 (7.41%) GSM
8 4 (4.94%) Internet
8 4 (4.94%) NAS
9 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.23%) RTSP
10 1 (1.23%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (8.64%) GCC
3 4 (4.94%) CppUnit
3 4 (4.94%) Valgrind
4 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.47%) LabVIEW
5 2 (2.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (11.11%) Electronics
2 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.41%) Military
3 6 (7.41%) Avionics
4 3 (3.70%) Finance
4 3 (3.70%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (54.32%) Software Engineer
2 26 (32.10%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.47%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.47%) C++ Team Leader
9 2 (2.47%) Software Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.47%) C Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Field Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Middleware
2 3 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.47%) Flash
3 2 (2.47%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.47%) DirectX
3 2 (2.47%) Direct3D
3 2 (2.47%) OpenCL
3 2 (2.47%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (2.47%) Direct3D Mobile
4 1 (1.23%) Wayland
4 1 (1.23%) GStreamer
4 1 (1.23%) FFmpeg
4 1 (1.23%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Open Source
2 12 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.47%) GPGPU
6 2 (2.47%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.23%) Verilog
7 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.23%) MPEG
7 1 (1.23%) ASIC
7 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 71 (87.65%) Linux
2 22 (27.16%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (24.69%) Windows
4 14 (17.28%) Android
5 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.47%) UNIX
6 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (72.84%) Software Engineering
2 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.58%) Memory Management
4 8 (9.88%) High Availability
5 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (7.41%) OO
6 5 (6.17%) Multithreading
6 5 (6.17%) Android Development
6 5 (6.17%) Product Management
7 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.94%) Project Management
8 3 (3.70%) Time Management
8 3 (3.70%) Low Latency
8 3 (3.70%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.47%) Signal Processing
10 1 (1.23%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (70.37%) C
2 37 (45.68%) C++
3 24 (29.63%) Python
4 20 (24.69%) Java
5 19 (23.46%) Perl
6 12 (14.81%) Embedded C
6 12 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 11 (13.58%) Assembly Language
8 10 (12.35%) C#
9 6 (7.41%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.94%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.47%) Tcl
13 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (39.51%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) IEC 61508
1 6 (7.41%) DO-178B
2 3 (3.70%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Xen
2 9 (11.11%) Firmware
2 9 (11.11%) XenServer
3 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Citrix
2 6 (7.41%) VMware
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Wind River
4 4 (4.94%) Coverity
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