The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 400 432 364
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -68
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 38 21 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.094% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.25% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 54
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £34,400 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -14.73%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8153 8378 7700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.13% 37.63% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6477 6330 6262
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Device Driver Salary Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Device Driver Salary Histogram in the South East

Device Driver
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
Surrey +2 11 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Hampshire +12 7 £50,000 - 3
Oxfordshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +13 6 £39,000 -12.84%
Home Counties - 5 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £45,000 -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 61 (88.41%) C++
2 42 (60.87%) Software Engineering
3 32 (46.38%) Windows
4 31 (44.93%) Linux
5 29 (42.03%) Degree
6 28 (40.58%) C
6 28 (40.58%) Multithreading
7 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 19 (27.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 19 (27.54%) Computer Science
9 18 (26.09%) Embedded Linux
10 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (21.74%) Windows XP
12 14 (20.29%) Visual Studio
13 13 (18.84%) STL
13 13 (18.84%) VC++
13 13 (18.84%) Electronics
13 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
14 12 (17.39%) Python
14 12 (17.39%) Windows NT
14 12 (17.39%) Windows 2000
14 12 (17.39%) Client/Server
14 12 (17.39%) Assembly Language
15 11 (15.94%) FTP
15 11 (15.94%) HTTP
15 11 (15.94%) XML
15 11 (15.94%) SQL
15 11 (15.94%) TDD
15 11 (15.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 11 (15.94%) Continuous Improvement

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (2.90%) IIS
1 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.94%) FTP
2 11 (15.94%) HTTP
3 5 (7.25%) Wireless
4 3 (4.35%) Network Security
4 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.35%) GSM
5 2 (2.90%) ISDN
5 2 (2.90%) SMTP
5 2 (2.90%) X.25
5 2 (2.90%) Firewall
5 2 (2.90%) Frame Relay
6 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.45%) Modbus
6 1 (1.45%) SAN
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) GDB
General
1 13 (18.84%) Electronics
1 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.59%) Legal
3 4 (5.80%) Finance
4 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Games
4 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 3 (4.35%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) Software Engineer
2 25 (36.23%) Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Software Developer
4 13 (18.84%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) Real Time Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Linux Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Graduate
8 5 (7.25%) C++ Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Programmer
10 3 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (2.90%) Senior Consultant
11 2 (2.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) STL
2 11 (15.94%) XML
2 11 (15.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (13.04%) MFC
4 6 (8.70%) Qt
5 5 (7.25%) HTML5
5 5 (7.25%) WebGL
5 5 (7.25%) CSS3
5 5 (7.25%) CSS
5 5 (7.25%) HTML
6 3 (4.35%) .NET
6 3 (4.35%) DirectX
7 2 (2.90%) Web Services
8 1 (1.45%) QML
8 1 (1.45%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.45%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 19 (27.54%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.39%) Client/Server
3 9 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 9 (13.04%) Physics
3 9 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (8.70%) Streaming Video
5 5 (7.25%) IPTV
5 5 (7.25%) Raspberry Pi
6 4 (5.80%) VHDL
6 4 (5.80%) Streaming Media
7 3 (4.35%) GIS
7 3 (4.35%) Photography
7 3 (4.35%) 3D Printing
7 3 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.90%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) Windows
2 31 (44.93%) Linux
3 18 (26.09%) Embedded Linux
4 15 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 12 (17.39%) Windows 2000
5 12 (17.39%) Windows NT
6 5 (7.25%) Mac OS X
6 5 (7.25%) Android
6 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.25%) UNIX
7 3 (4.35%) VxWorks
8 2 (2.90%) Fedora
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.87%) Software Engineering
2 28 (40.58%) Multithreading
3 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.94%) TDD
4 11 (15.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.59%) Content Management
7 7 (10.14%) SDLC
8 6 (8.70%) OO
9 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.25%) OOD
9 5 (7.25%) Time Management
9 5 (7.25%) Android Development
9 5 (7.25%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.80%) Linux Kernel Development
10 4 (5.80%) Validation
10 4 (5.80%) Project Management
11 3 (4.35%) ITIL
11 3 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 61 (88.41%) C++
2 28 (40.58%) C
3 13 (18.84%) VC++
4 12 (17.39%) Python
4 12 (17.39%) Assembly Language
5 11 (15.94%) SQL
6 7 (10.14%) PHP
7 6 (8.70%) Embedded C
7 6 (8.70%) Embedded C++
8 5 (7.25%) C#
8 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.35%) Ada
10 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (42.03%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) HND
3 2 (2.90%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) QA
1 1 (1.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Firmware
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.45%) XenApp
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Progress
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.35%) Citrix
2 2 (2.90%) Perforce
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle
2 2 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (2.90%) SAP
2 2 (2.90%) Altiris
2 2 (2.90%) Wind River
3 1 (1.45%) Altera
3 1 (1.45%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.45%) EMC
3 1 (1.45%) VMware
3 1 (1.45%) QNX
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