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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 410 400 352
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -48
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 31 55 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.64% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 44 60
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £33,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7530 8625 8403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.98% 37.63% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5862 6794 6916
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Oxfordshire +18 8 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire +1 7 - - 4
East Sussex +14 6 £35,000 -12.50%
West Sussex +5 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Hampshire 0 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £34,500 -31.00% 1
Surrey +14 1 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (87.50%) C++
2 33 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 30 (62.50%) C
4 28 (58.33%) Linux
5 22 (45.83%) Degree
6 21 (43.75%) Windows
7 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (35.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 16 (33.33%) Multithreading
10 15 (31.25%) Embedded Linux
10 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
10 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
11 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
12 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 11 (22.92%) Assembly Language
14 10 (20.83%) STL
14 10 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 9 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (18.75%) VC++
15 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
15 9 (18.75%) VHDL
15 9 (18.75%) TDD
16 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (16.67%) OO
17 7 (14.58%) Windows NT
17 7 (14.58%) Windows 2000
17 7 (14.58%) HTML
17 7 (14.58%) Streaming Video
17 7 (14.58%) SDLC
18 6 (12.50%) Qt

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.50%) FTP
2 6 (12.50%) HTTP
3 5 (10.42%) Wireless
4 3 (6.25%) GSM
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
5 2 (4.17%) RTP
5 2 (4.17%) X.25
5 2 (4.17%) Frame Relay
5 2 (4.17%) Firewall
5 2 (4.17%) ISDN
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.08%) IPv4
6 1 (2.08%) IPv6
6 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.08%) SNMP
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) SSL
6 1 (2.08%) IPsec
6 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) GCC
General
1 6 (12.50%) Electronics
1 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Software Engineer
2 17 (35.42%) Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 12 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 8 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Real Time Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Linux Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Programmer
9 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) C++ Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) STL
1 10 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 6 (12.50%) Qt
3 6 (12.50%) HTML5
4 5 (10.42%) CSS
4 5 (10.42%) CSS3
4 5 (10.42%) WebGL
5 3 (6.25%) DirectX
6 2 (4.17%) REST
6 2 (4.17%) GStreamer
6 2 (4.17%) QML
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Remoting
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) WCF
6 2 (4.17%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) .NET
7 1 (2.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (18.75%) VHDL
4 7 (14.58%) Streaming Video
5 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 5 (10.42%) Physics
6 5 (10.42%) IPTV
6 5 (10.42%) Raspberry Pi
7 4 (8.33%) Streaming Media
8 3 (6.25%) Photography
8 3 (6.25%) 3D Printing
9 2 (4.17%) SystemC
9 2 (4.17%) CPLD
10 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
10 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
10 1 (2.08%) SCADA
10 1 (2.08%) User Experience
10 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 21 (43.75%) Windows
3 15 (31.25%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 7 (14.58%) Windows NT
5 7 (14.58%) Windows 2000
6 4 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.25%) VxWorks
7 3 (6.25%) Android
7 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.17%) Fedora
8 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 9 (18.75%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.67%) OO
6 7 (14.58%) SDLC
7 6 (12.50%) OOD
8 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.42%) Cyber Security
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) Validation
9 4 (8.33%) Time Management
9 4 (8.33%) CAD
10 3 (6.25%) Information Assurance
10 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Workflow
10 3 (6.25%) Android Development
10 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) C++
2 30 (62.50%) C
3 11 (22.92%) Assembly Language
4 9 (18.75%) VC++
5 6 (12.50%) PHP
5 6 (12.50%) Python
6 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.33%) Embedded C
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++
9 2 (4.17%) SQL
9 2 (4.17%) VB
9 2 (4.17%) C#
10 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.08%) Java
10 1 (2.08%) Perl
10 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Degree
2 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) JTAG
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Xen
2 1 (2.08%) iptables
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Progress
2 2 (4.17%) Altera
2 2 (4.17%) Wind River
2 2 (4.17%) Perforce
2 2 (4.17%) Xilinx
2 2 (4.17%) EMC
2 2 (4.17%) QNX
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
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