The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 250 253 229
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 6 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.084% 0.014% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.050% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.29%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1849 2000 1786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.74% 27.25% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1662 1496
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Device Driver
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Device Driver Salary Trend in the North West

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Device Driver across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Device Driver Salary Histogram in the North West

Device Driver
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +4 6 £50,000 +38.88% 2
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) C
3 6 (42.86%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) OOD
3 6 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
4 5 (35.71%) GCC
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) SSH
4 5 (35.71%) Clustering
4 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (35.71%) Kerberos
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) SSL
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) Apache
4 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
4 5 (35.71%) FreeBSD
4 5 (35.71%) LDAP
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 4 (28.57%) B2B
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (7.14%) Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
7 1 (7.14%) Firmware
7 1 (7.14%) Ethernet

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SSH
1 5 (35.71%) Kerberos
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) SSL
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) GCC
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Embedded C Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (35.71%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OOD
2 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) B2B
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
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