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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 96 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 10 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.71% 1.68% 1.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 3.67% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 24
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
636 845 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.14% 45.92% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 533 623 640
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Device Driver Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 31 (68.89%) Software Engineering
3 26 (57.78%) C
4 23 (51.11%) Degree
5 19 (42.22%) C++
6 16 (35.56%) Electronics
7 14 (31.11%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (31.11%) Android
8 13 (28.89%) Windows
9 10 (22.22%) Assembly Language
9 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 10 (22.22%) Java
9 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 9 (20.00%) Perl
10 9 (20.00%) C#
10 9 (20.00%) Wireless
11 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.56%) Firmware
12 7 (15.56%) Internet
13 6 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (13.33%) OpenGL
13 6 (13.33%) DirectX
13 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
13 6 (13.33%) OpenCL
13 6 (13.33%) OpenGL ES
13 6 (13.33%) Internet of Things
14 5 (11.11%) Direct3D Mobile
14 5 (11.11%) Direct3D
14 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.00%) Wireless
3 7 (15.56%) Internet
4 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.22%) 4G
5 1 (2.22%) LTE
5 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.22%) 2G
5 1 (2.22%) IGMP
5 1 (2.22%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (2.22%) RTSP
5 1 (2.22%) 3G
5 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.22%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.44%) GCC
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (35.56%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Multimedia
2 5 (11.11%) Automotive
3 4 (8.89%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Software Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Graduate
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) FPGA Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) FPGA Design Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) OpenGL
1 6 (13.33%) DirectX
1 6 (13.33%) OpenCL
1 6 (13.33%) OpenGL ES
2 5 (11.11%) Direct3D Mobile
2 5 (11.11%) Direct3D
3 3 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) OpenVG
4 1 (2.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (13.33%) Internet of Things
3 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (11.11%) GPGPU
4 4 (8.89%) Physics
4 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.67%) Mechatronics
6 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.44%) VHDL
6 2 (4.44%) Verilog
6 2 (4.44%) Open Source
7 1 (2.22%) Streaming Video
7 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.22%) DTV
7 1 (2.22%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) Embedded Linux
2 14 (31.11%) Android
3 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 5 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 4 (8.89%) Time Management
3 4 (8.89%) Memory Management
4 3 (6.67%) Linux Kernel Development
5 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Android Development
6 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.22%) Functional Programming
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.22%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) Signal Processing
6 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Security
6 1 (2.22%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C
2 19 (42.22%) C++
3 10 (22.22%) Assembly Language
3 10 (22.22%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) Perl
4 9 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 5 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.22%) Rust
7 1 (2.22%) Erlang
7 1 (2.22%) Tcl
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Wind River
3 1 (2.22%) Altera
3 1 (2.22%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
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