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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Device Drivers
England / North West
Rank 239 234 259
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 21 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.035% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.096% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 4
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +17.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -7.22%

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
2415 2093 2371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.40% 36.90% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1962 1688 1976
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Device Driver as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 12 £37,500 - 3
Cheshire +21 9 £37,500 -14.77%
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 23 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (78.26%) C
2 18 (78.26%) Linux
3 17 (73.91%) Embedded Linux
4 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
5 14 (60.87%) Device Driver Development
6 13 (56.52%) Degree
7 12 (52.17%) Embedded C
7 12 (52.17%) Embedded C++
8 11 (47.83%) PHP
8 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
8 11 (47.83%) HTML
8 11 (47.83%) SOAP
8 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
9 10 (43.48%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 10 (43.48%) Java
10 8 (34.78%) Bluetooth
10 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
11 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
11 7 (30.43%) HNC
11 7 (30.43%) HND
12 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (26.09%) Finance
12 6 (26.09%) Automotive
12 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
12 6 (26.09%) Validation
12 6 (26.09%) UIQ
12 6 (26.09%) Series 60
12 6 (26.09%) Multimedia
12 6 (26.09%) Speech Recognition

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
2 8 (34.78%) Bluetooth
3 6 (26.09%) DVB
3 6 (26.09%) GPRS
3 6 (26.09%) GSM
3 6 (26.09%) NFC
3 6 (26.09%) UMTS
3 6 (26.09%) VoIP
3 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (26.09%) WLAN
4 2 (8.70%) RFID
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (26.09%) Automotive
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
1 6 (26.09%) Multimedia
2 5 (21.74%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Embedded Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Linux Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) C Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C/C++ Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C++ Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded C Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) SOAP
2 6 (26.09%) BREW
2 6 (26.09%) Flash
2 6 (26.09%) J2ME
2 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 6 (26.09%) OpenAL
2 6 (26.09%) OpenCL
2 6 (26.09%) OpenGL
2 6 (26.09%) Qt
2 6 (26.09%) Series 60
2 6 (26.09%) SVG
2 6 (26.09%) UIQ
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (8.70%) WCF
4 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) iPhone
2 6 (26.09%) MPEG
2 6 (26.09%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Android
3 6 (26.09%) Nucleus RTOS
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 14 (60.87%) Device Driver Development
3 10 (43.48%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
5 6 (26.09%) DRM
5 6 (26.09%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (26.09%) Speech Recognition
5 6 (26.09%) Validation
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 1 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (78.26%) C
3 12 (52.17%) Embedded C
3 12 (52.17%) Embedded C++
4 11 (47.83%) PHP
5 10 (43.48%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) HNC
2 7 (30.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Intel
1 6 (26.09%) Symbian
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