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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 238 249 253
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.059% 0.028% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.082% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2303 2442 2442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.03% 34.15% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1888 2004
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 1 April 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 - 4 £37,500 -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Electronics
3 5 (55.56%) Android
4 4 (44.44%) C
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) PVCS
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) UML
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
4 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
4 4 (44.44%) Firmware
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 4 (44.44%) Physics
4 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
4 4 (44.44%) Signal Processing
4 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) PVCS
General
1 8 (88.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Firmware Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 4 (44.44%) Physics
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 4 (44.44%) Signal Processing
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware