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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 231 203 211
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 10 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.84% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 8
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £32,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +15.00%
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
2235 2031 1989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.17% 38.13% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1786 1714 1667
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Dorset -8 4 £42,500 -
Bristol - 3 £41,000 -
Devon -21 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (73.91%) C
1 17 (73.91%) C++
2 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
3 15 (65.22%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) Degree
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
7 6 (26.09%) Python
8 5 (21.74%) Perl
8 5 (21.74%) MFC
8 5 (21.74%) Electronics
8 5 (21.74%) Ruby
8 5 (21.74%) Physics
8 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
8 5 (21.74%) Qt
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
9 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
9 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 4 (17.39%) UML
9 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco
10 3 (13.04%) MS Office
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
10 3 (13.04%) Validation
10 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
10 3 (13.04%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) IPv4
3 2 (8.70%) IPv6
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) IPsec
3 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
3 2 (8.70%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.70%) Automotive
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Avionics
4 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) C++ Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Graduate
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) MFC
1 5 (21.74%) Qt
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) POSIX
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
2 5 (21.74%) Physics
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (8.70%) SCADA
4 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
4 1 (4.35%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
3 4 (17.39%) UML
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C
1 17 (73.91%) C++
2 6 (26.09%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
5 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Sun
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago