The 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 226 212 198
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 11 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.79% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 24
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £27,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
- -1.73%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2018 2161 2088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.16% 39.74% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1599 1775 1762
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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
Bristol -3 5 £41,000 -8.88%
Dorset -28 2 £62,500 +56.25%
Gloucestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Devon - 1 - -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (90.91%) C++
3 19 (86.36%) Linux
4 17 (77.27%) C
5 15 (68.18%) Degree
6 14 (63.64%) Java
7 13 (59.09%) Mathematics
8 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
9 11 (50.00%) Python
10 9 (40.91%) Physics
10 9 (40.91%) OpenStack
11 7 (31.82%) Windows
12 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
12 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
13 5 (22.73%) Electronics
13 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
13 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
14 4 (18.18%) Qt
14 4 (18.18%) OO
14 4 (18.18%) MFC
14 4 (18.18%) Validation
14 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
15 3 (13.64%) UNIX
15 3 (13.64%) UML
15 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
15 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
15 3 (13.64%) POSIX
15 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
15 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (40.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.55%) IPsec
4 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) IPv4
4 1 (4.55%) IPv6
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 5 (22.73%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Software Development Team Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) C++ Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Development Team Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) MFC
1 4 (18.18%) Qt
2 3 (13.64%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Mathematics
2 9 (40.91%) Physics
3 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.55%) DTV
5 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.55%) SCADA
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
4 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Computer Security
7 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.55%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C++
2 17 (77.27%) C
3 14 (63.64%) Java
4 11 (50.00%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) Erlang
7 1 (4.55%) Rust
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
2 1 (4.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
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