The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 219 192 200
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 12 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 1.19% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 17
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1692 1592 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.59% 30.60% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1325 1313
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Device Driver
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Device Driver Salary Trend in the South West

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Device Driver across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Device Driver Salary Histogram in the South West

Device Driver
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Bristol -5 4 £41,000 -18.00% 2
Dorset - 4 £23,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -8 2 £50,000 -
Wiltshire -4 1 £30,000 -41.74%
Devon -20 1 £29,000 -10.76%
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 30 (85.71%) C
2 25 (71.43%) C++
3 24 (68.57%) Software Engineering
4 17 (48.57%) Linux
5 16 (45.71%) Degree
6 15 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
8 8 (22.86%) Qt
9 7 (20.00%) Electronics
9 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 7 (20.00%) Windows
9 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.00%) UML
10 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
10 6 (17.14%) Python
10 6 (17.14%) Perl
10 6 (17.14%) Open Source
10 6 (17.14%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (14.29%) FogBugz
11 5 (14.29%) Aerospace
12 4 (11.43%) JIRA
12 4 (11.43%) Subversion
12 4 (11.43%) TDD
12 4 (11.43%) Wireless
12 4 (11.43%) POSIX
12 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++
12 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
12 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
12 4 (11.43%) 4G

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) Wireless
2 4 (11.43%) 4G
2 4 (11.43%) LTE
3 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.71%) IPsec
4 2 (5.71%) SNMP
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) SSL
4 2 (5.71%) IPv4
4 2 (5.71%) IPv6
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) FogBugz
3 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (20.00%) Electronics
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 3 (8.57%) Military
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Automotive
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 13 (37.14%) Developer
3 8 (22.86%) C++ Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Graduate
9 1 (2.86%) Development Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.86%) C++ Team Leader
9 1 (2.86%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Qt
2 4 (11.43%) POSIX
3 3 (8.57%) MFC
4 2 (5.71%) STL
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (17.14%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.71%) SCADA
3 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.71%) Physics
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.86%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.00%) UML
3 4 (11.43%) TDD
4 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance
5 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security
5 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) C
2 25 (71.43%) C++
3 6 (17.14%) Python
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++
4 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Degree
2 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco
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