The 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 237 237 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 11 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 0
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
Device Driver
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2351 2440 2582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.97% 34.67% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1866 1885 2111
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 9 £29,000 -
Cheshire -6 2 £41,250 -17.50%
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) C
3 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (66.67%) Java
5 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (53.33%) NFC
6 8 (53.33%) Qt
6 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (53.33%) OpenAL
6 8 (53.33%) Android
6 8 (53.33%) iPhone
6 8 (53.33%) OpenCL
6 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
6 8 (53.33%) Windows
6 8 (53.33%) Linux
6 8 (53.33%) Flash
6 8 (53.33%) Bluetooth
6 8 (53.33%) GPRS
6 8 (53.33%) GSM
6 8 (53.33%) MPEG
6 8 (53.33%) Symbian
6 8 (53.33%) UMTS
6 8 (53.33%) VoIP
6 8 (53.33%) WLAN
6 8 (53.33%) SVG
6 8 (53.33%) J2ME
6 8 (53.33%) OpenGL
6 8 (53.33%) Multimedia
6 8 (53.33%) Speech Recognition
6 8 (53.33%) BREW

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Bluetooth
1 8 (53.33%) GPRS
1 8 (53.33%) GSM
1 8 (53.33%) UMTS
1 8 (53.33%) VoIP
1 8 (53.33%) WLAN
1 8 (53.33%) DVB
1 8 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (53.33%) NFC
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) PVCS
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
1 8 (53.33%) Automotive
1 8 (53.33%) Multimedia
2 4 (26.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Graduate
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Flash
1 8 (53.33%) J2ME
1 8 (53.33%) SVG
1 8 (53.33%) OpenGL
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
1 8 (53.33%) UIQ
1 8 (53.33%) Series 60
1 8 (53.33%) BREW
1 8 (53.33%) Qt
1 8 (53.33%) OpenAL
1 8 (53.33%) OpenCL
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) MPEG
1 8 (53.33%) iPhone
2 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (26.67%) Physics
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (53.33%) Nucleus RTOS
1 8 (53.33%) Android
1 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
1 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.67%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (53.33%) Mobile Commerce
3 8 (53.33%) DRM
3 8 (53.33%) Speech Recognition
4 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (26.67%) Signal Processing
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) C
3 10 (66.67%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
5 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
5 4 (26.67%) ANSI C
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby
7 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Symbian