The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 875 825 741
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -84
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 60 112 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.26% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 84 171
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Device Driver
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Device Driver within the UK.

Device Driver Salary Trend in the UK

Device Driver
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Device Driver over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Device Driver Salary Histogram in the UK

Device Driver
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
England -36 53 £41,500 -7.77% 22
South East +22 24 £40,000 -21.95% 7
East of England -31 10 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Surrey +15 6 £25,000 -40.47%
Oxfordshire -2 6 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 - - 2
Weybridge - 6 £25,000 -
East Yorkshire - 6 - -
Hull - 6 - -
Essex 0 5 - -
London -11 5 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Colchester - 5 - -
South West -18 4 £39,750 -3.04% 2
Cambridgeshire -27 4 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Cambridge -33 4 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Hampshire +19 3 £43,000 -18.09% 1
Oxford -14 3 £45,000 -
Scotland - 3 £40,000 - 1
Dorset +10 2 £37,500 -46.42%
East Midlands +4 2 £40,000 -6.97% 5
Leicestershire +3 2 £40,000 -6.97%
Loughborough +3 2 £40,000 -6.97%
Southampton - 2 £42,250 -
Witney - 2 £37,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £34,500 -
Kent - 2 £39,250 - 1
North West +21 1 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Gloucestershire +5 1 £45,000 - 1
Cheltenham +4 1 £45,000 -

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 111 (64.53%) C
2 105 (61.05%) Software Engineering
3 78 (45.35%) Linux
4 75 (43.60%) C++
5 69 (40.12%) Degree
6 57 (33.14%) Windows
7 40 (23.26%) Firmware
8 39 (22.67%) Embedded C
9 33 (19.19%) Computer Science
10 29 (16.86%) Microsoft
10 29 (16.86%) Electronics
11 27 (15.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 27 (15.70%) Android
12 26 (15.12%) MISRA
13 24 (13.95%) C#
13 24 (13.95%) Java
14 23 (13.37%) UML
14 23 (13.37%) Signal Processing
15 22 (12.79%) Embedded Linux
15 22 (12.79%) Python
16 21 (12.21%) Automotive
17 19 (11.05%) Active Directory
17 19 (11.05%) Multithreading
18 18 (10.47%) TCP/IP
18 18 (10.47%) Configuration Management
19 17 (9.88%) Wireless
20 16 (9.30%) SDLC
20 16 (9.30%) .NET
21 15 (8.72%) MS Office
21 15 (8.72%) Flash

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 3 (1.74%) IIS
2 2 (1.16%) Apache
2 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (8.72%) MS Office
2 13 (7.56%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.49%) Simulink
4 3 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.47%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.88%) Wireless
3 9 (5.23%) Ethernet
4 7 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (3.49%) Bluetooth
5 6 (3.49%) Internet
5 6 (3.49%) Network Security
5 6 (3.49%) ZigBee
6 5 (2.91%) Modbus
6 5 (2.91%) SAN
7 4 (2.33%) InfiniBand
7 4 (2.33%) RS-232
8 3 (1.74%) DHCP
8 3 (1.74%) DNS
8 3 (1.74%) Firewall
8 3 (1.74%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 3 (1.74%) RS-485
8 3 (1.74%) SSL
9 2 (1.16%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.14%) RDBMS
1 14 (8.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.16%) MySQL
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) Big Data
3 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.91%) GCC
4 3 (1.74%) Subversion
4 3 (1.74%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (1.16%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.16%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.16%) VectorCAST
5 2 (1.16%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 29 (16.86%) Electronics
2 21 (12.21%) Automotive
3 14 (8.14%) Finance
4 12 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.40%) Aerospace
6 8 (4.65%) Legal
7 5 (2.91%) Marketing
8 4 (2.33%) Avionics
9 3 (1.74%) Banking
10 2 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (45.93%) Software Engineer
2 55 (31.98%) Embedded Engineer
3 42 (24.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 27 (15.70%) Developer
5 23 (13.37%) C Software Engineer
5 23 (13.37%) Firmware Engineer
6 18 (10.47%) Embedded C Engineer
6 18 (10.47%) Senior Software Engineer
7 17 (9.88%) C++ Software Engineer
7 17 (9.88%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 16 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (8.72%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 15 (8.72%) Linux Developer
10 11 (6.40%) C++ Developer
11 10 (5.81%) IT Support
12 8 (4.65%) Analyst
12 8 (4.65%) Android Developer
12 8 (4.65%) C++/Java Developer
12 8 (4.65%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.65%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.30%) .NET
2 15 (8.72%) Flash
3 8 (4.65%) STL
4 7 (4.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (2.33%) JNI
5 4 (2.33%) MFC
5 4 (2.33%) Web Services
6 3 (1.74%) HTML
6 3 (1.74%) Qt
6 3 (1.74%) WebSockets
7 2 (1.16%) HTML5
7 2 (1.16%) LAMP
7 2 (1.16%) Middleware
7 2 (1.16%) XML
8 1 (0.58%) Django
8 1 (0.58%) Ext JS
8 1 (0.58%) GTK+
8 1 (0.58%) ODBC
8 1 (0.58%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.19%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 15 (8.72%) Driving Licence
4 14 (8.14%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (8.14%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.81%) Physics
6 9 (5.23%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.91%) CAN bus
7 5 (2.91%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.33%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.33%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.74%) ASIC
9 3 (1.74%) Biotechnology
9 3 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.74%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (45.35%) Linux
2 57 (33.14%) Windows
3 27 (15.70%) Android
4 22 (12.79%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (8.14%) Mac OS X
5 14 (8.14%) Unix
6 9 (5.23%) VxWorks
7 8 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.07%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.49%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.33%) pSOS
11 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.74%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (61.05%) Software Engineering
2 23 (13.37%) Signal Processing
2 23 (13.37%) UML
3 19 (11.05%) Multithreading
4 18 (10.47%) Configuration Management
5 16 (9.30%) SDLC
6 15 (8.72%) Integration Testing
7 12 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.98%) Android Development
7 12 (6.98%) Embedded Software Development
8 11 (6.40%) Open Source
9 10 (5.81%) Code Coverage
9 10 (5.81%) Linux Kernel Development
9 10 (5.81%) OO
9 10 (5.81%) Software Testing
10 8 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.65%) Project Planning
11 7 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.07%) TDD
12 6 (3.49%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (64.53%) C
2 75 (43.60%) C++
3 39 (22.67%) Embedded C
4 24 (13.95%) C#
4 24 (13.95%) Java
5 22 (12.79%) Python
6 13 (7.56%) Shell Script
7 11 (6.40%) Assembly Language
8 8 (4.65%) Perl
9 6 (3.49%) Ada
9 6 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.49%) Embedded C++
9 6 (3.49%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.91%) PHP
10 5 (2.91%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.91%) SQL
11 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.74%) VBScript
12 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (40.12%) Degree
2 4 (2.33%) PhD
2 4 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) HND
5 1 (0.58%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.12%) MISRA
2 12 (6.98%) MISRA C
3 10 (5.81%) SLA
4 9 (5.23%) JTAG
5 4 (2.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.58%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.58%) ISO13485
System Software
1 40 (23.26%) Firmware
2 19 (11.05%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.91%) iptables
4 4 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.16%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.16%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.16%) vSphere
5 2 (1.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.58%) KVM
6 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) SCCM
2 4 (2.33%) Cobbler
2 4 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.33%) Puppet
3 2 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.58%) WSUS
4 1 (0.58%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 29 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.14%) Freescale
3 11 (6.40%) VMware
4 8 (4.65%) Intel
4 8 (4.65%) Lauterbach
5 7 (4.07%) Citrix
6 6 (3.49%) QNX
6 6 (3.49%) Renesas
6 6 (3.49%) Wind River
7 5 (2.91%) Cisco
7 5 (2.91%) HP
7 5 (2.91%) Perforce
8 4 (2.33%) Xilinx
9 2 (1.16%) Altiris
9 2 (1.16%) Dell
9 2 (1.16%) IBM
9 2 (1.16%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.16%) NetApp
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle
9 2 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
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