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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 751 658 639
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -19
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 129 223 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 88 195 218
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%

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
41462 42250 43872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.20% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33479 33214 36803
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 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
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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 -69 125 £47,500 - 25
East of England -12 52 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Cambridgeshire +2 51 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Cambridge +3 47 £45,000 -10.00% 14
London -18 26 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South East -41 24 £48,500 +7.77% 3
South West -17 12 £42,500 -
City of London +11 7 £40,000 -45.76%
Hampshire -19 7 £48,500 +2.10% 2
Lancashire -1 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands -18 5 £40,000 -2.43% 1
North West -19 5 £50,000 +14.28%
Staffordshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -2 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Devon - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £41,000 -
Exeter - 4 - -
Oxford +11 3 - -
Middlesex +4 3 - -
Oxfordshire +3 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £35,000 -33.33%
Wiltshire -4 3 £57,500 +27.77%
Stafford - 3 - - 1
Havant - 3 £48,500 -
High Wycombe - 3 £35,000 -
Chippenham - 3 £55,000 -
Wales +7 2 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Reading -2 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey -4 2 £45,750 -14.48%
Kent -13 2 £46,250 +2.77%

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 167 (70.76%) Linux
2 156 (66.10%) C
3 144 (61.02%) Software Engineering
4 120 (50.85%) C++
5 81 (34.32%) Degree
6 79 (33.47%) Windows
7 63 (26.69%) Embedded Linux
8 56 (23.73%) Java
9 54 (22.88%) TCP/IP
10 47 (19.92%) Embedded C
11 45 (19.07%) Android
12 44 (18.64%) Python
13 41 (17.37%) Electronics
14 40 (16.95%) C#
14 40 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (15.68%) Perl
16 35 (14.83%) Firmware
17 33 (13.98%) OO
18 29 (12.29%) Ethernet
18 29 (12.29%) Computer Science
19 26 (11.02%) Assembly Language
19 26 (11.02%) Multithreading
20 24 (10.17%) Embedded Systems
20 24 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (9.32%) Microsoft
21 22 (9.32%) Middleware
21 22 (9.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 21 (8.90%) Android Development
23 19 (8.05%) .NET
23 19 (8.05%) Mathematics

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (4.24%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.54%) SAS
3 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (22.88%) TCP/IP
2 29 (12.29%) Ethernet
3 17 (7.20%) Wireless
4 15 (6.36%) SNMP
5 12 (5.08%) LTE
6 10 (4.24%) iSCSI
7 9 (3.81%) VPN
8 8 (3.39%) SAN
8 8 (3.39%) Internet
8 8 (3.39%) 3G
8 8 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (2.97%) 4G
9 7 (2.97%) 2G
9 7 (2.97%) SSL
9 7 (2.97%) GSM
9 7 (2.97%) UMTS
10 6 (2.54%) ATM
10 6 (2.54%) HTTP
10 6 (2.54%) DHCP
10 6 (2.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.81%) MySQL
2 3 (1.27%) SQLite
2 3 (1.27%) Big Data
3 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (5.93%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.51%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.08%) Subversion
4 11 (4.66%) GCC
5 9 (3.81%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (2.12%) WinDbg
8 3 (1.27%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.27%) JIRA
8 3 (1.27%) Selenium
9 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.85%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.85%) CppUnit
9 2 (0.85%) Valgrind
9 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.85%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.42%) GNU Toolchain
10 1 (0.42%) JBehave
10 1 (0.42%) NUnit
General
1 41 (17.37%) Electronics
2 17 (7.20%) Finance
3 15 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.97%) Avionics
5 6 (2.54%) Military
5 6 (2.54%) Automotive
6 5 (2.12%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.27%) French Language
7 3 (1.27%) German Language
7 3 (1.27%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.27%) Front Office
7 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.85%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (48.73%) Software Engineer
2 42 (17.80%) Developer
3 37 (15.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 30 (12.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 29 (12.29%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (9.75%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.36%) C++ Developer
8 14 (5.93%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.93%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 12 (5.08%) Firmware Engineer
10 11 (4.66%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.24%) Embedded Software Developer
12 9 (3.81%) C++ Software Developer
12 9 (3.81%) Customer Engineer
12 9 (3.81%) Senior Firmware Engineer
13 8 (3.39%) Support Engineer
13 8 (3.39%) Senior Software Developer
14 7 (2.97%) C Developer
14 7 (2.97%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.32%) Middleware
2 19 (8.05%) .NET
3 15 (6.36%) OpenGL
4 12 (5.08%) Direct3D
5 11 (4.66%) HTML
6 9 (3.81%) XML
7 8 (3.39%) MFC
8 7 (2.97%) Web Services
8 7 (2.97%) Qt
8 7 (2.97%) OpenCL
8 7 (2.97%) HTML5
9 6 (2.54%) OpenGL ES
9 6 (2.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (2.54%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.54%) WCF
9 6 (2.54%) CSS
10 5 (2.12%) Flash
10 5 (2.12%) POSIX
10 5 (2.12%) Android SDK
11 4 (1.69%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.29%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.17%) Embedded Systems
2 24 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 19 (8.05%) Mathematics
5 17 (7.20%) 3D Graphics
6 16 (6.78%) Open Source
7 10 (4.24%) Physics
7 10 (4.24%) Streaming Video
8 8 (3.39%) MPEG
8 8 (3.39%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.54%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.69%) CUDA
10 4 (1.69%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.69%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.69%) User Experience
10 4 (1.69%) VHDL
10 4 (1.69%) SCADA
11 3 (1.27%) EMV
11 3 (1.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 167 (70.76%) Linux
2 79 (33.47%) Windows
3 63 (26.69%) Embedded Linux
4 45 (19.07%) Android
5 11 (4.66%) UNIX
6 9 (3.81%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.39%) Fedora
8 7 (2.97%) Nucleus RTOS
9 4 (1.69%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.69%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.69%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.27%) CentOS
10 3 (1.27%) Windows CE
10 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.27%) VxWorks
10 3 (1.27%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.85%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (61.02%) Software Engineering
2 40 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (13.98%) OO
4 26 (11.02%) Multithreading
5 21 (8.90%) Android Development
6 18 (7.63%) OOD
7 16 (6.78%) UML
8 14 (5.93%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.51%) Configuration Management
9 13 (5.51%) Scrum
10 12 (5.08%) Memory Management
11 11 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.66%) Validation
12 10 (4.24%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (4.24%) High Availability
13 8 (3.39%) Embedded Software Development
14 7 (2.97%) Software Architecture
15 6 (2.54%) Time Management
15 6 (2.54%) Software Testing
15 6 (2.54%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (66.10%) C
2 120 (50.85%) C++
3 56 (23.73%) Java
4 47 (19.92%) Embedded C
5 44 (18.64%) Python
6 40 (16.95%) C#
7 37 (15.68%) Perl
8 26 (11.02%) Assembly Language
9 19 (8.05%) Bash Shell
10 14 (5.93%) Shell Script
10 14 (5.93%) Embedded C++
11 13 (5.51%) SQL
12 10 (4.24%) Ruby
13 9 (3.81%) JavaScript
14 6 (2.54%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.85%) Tcl
16 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.85%) XPath
17 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 81 (34.32%) Degree
2 13 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.12%) MCP
5 3 (1.27%) PhD
6 2 (0.85%) CCNA
6 2 (0.85%) MCSE
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.42%) MBA
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB
7 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.97%) DO-178B
2 6 (2.54%) JTAG
2 6 (2.54%) IEC 61508
3 4 (1.69%) SLA
4 3 (1.27%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 35 (14.83%) Firmware
2 14 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.08%) Xen
4 9 (3.81%) XenServer
5 5 (2.12%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) SCCM
2 2 (0.85%) WSUS
3 1 (0.42%) WMI
3 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.42%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.93%) VMware
3 11 (4.66%) Citrix
4 10 (4.24%) Wind River
5 8 (3.39%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.54%) QNX
7 5 (2.12%) Perforce
8 3 (1.27%) Adobe
8 3 (1.27%) Assembla
9 2 (0.85%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.85%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.85%) Coverity
9 2 (0.85%) Sencha
9 2 (0.85%) Avaya
10 1 (0.42%) NetApp
10 1 (0.42%) Green Hills
10 1 (0.42%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.42%) Polycom
10 1 (0.42%) Sun
10 1 (0.42%) HP
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