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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 781 696 649
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -47
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 116 183 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81 160 182
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%

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
42736 42531 44296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 39.52% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33879 34489 36927
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £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 30 October 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 30 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
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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 -57 108 £45,000 -10.00% 40
East of England -9 47 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Cambridgeshire +7 46 £53,750 +7.50% 21
Cambridge +3 43 £52,500 +5.00% 18
South East -41 30 £42,500 -7.60% 7
London +3 12 £52,500 -8.69% 5
South West -18 11 £42,500 - 3
Wales +5 6 £40,000 -
Berkshire -1 6 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Denbighshire - 6 £40,000 -
St Asaph - 6 £40,000 -
North Wales - 6 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £33,750 -35.71% 1
Kent -7 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Hampshire -13 5 £48,500 +4.86% 2
Surrey -26 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
High Wycombe - 5 £33,750 - 1
City of London +20 4 £40,000 -52.94% 3
Middlesex -3 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £41,000 - 1
Derbyshire 0 3 £37,500 -21.05%
East Midlands 0 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Derby -3 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Dorset -7 3 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Stafford - 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Scotland +4 2 £37,500 -1.96% 1
Guildford -3 2 £29,000 -

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 182 (70.82%) C
2 179 (69.65%) Linux
3 148 (57.59%) Software Engineering
4 135 (52.53%) C++
5 93 (36.19%) Windows
6 89 (34.63%) Degree
7 61 (23.74%) Embedded Linux
8 60 (23.35%) Java
8 60 (23.35%) Embedded C
9 52 (20.23%) Python
10 46 (17.90%) C#
11 43 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (16.73%) Android
12 41 (15.95%) Firmware
13 40 (15.56%) OO
14 39 (15.18%) TCP/IP
14 39 (15.18%) Electronics
15 35 (13.62%) Computer Science
16 34 (13.23%) Perl
17 29 (11.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 27 (10.51%) Microsoft
18 27 (10.51%) Embedded Systems
19 26 (10.12%) Ethernet
19 26 (10.12%) Telecoms
20 25 (9.73%) 3D Graphics
20 25 (9.73%) Embedded C++
20 25 (9.73%) Assembly Language
20 25 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (9.34%) Shell Script
22 23 (8.95%) OpenGL

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 8 (3.11%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.33%) Apache
3 5 (1.95%) SAS
4 4 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (1.95%) MS Office
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.18%) TCP/IP
2 26 (10.12%) Ethernet
3 16 (6.23%) SNMP
4 13 (5.06%) LTE
5 11 (4.28%) SAN
6 10 (3.89%) Internet
6 10 (3.89%) iSCSI
7 9 (3.50%) 3G
7 9 (3.50%) Wireless
7 9 (3.50%) DHCP
7 9 (3.50%) DNS
7 9 (3.50%) GSM
7 9 (3.50%) UMTS
8 8 (3.11%) 2G
8 8 (3.11%) 4G
9 7 (2.72%) Network Security
9 7 (2.72%) VLAN
9 7 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (2.72%) SSL
9 7 (2.72%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.28%) MySQL
2 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.78%) Big Data
3 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.28%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.89%) WinDbg
2 10 (3.89%) GCC
2 10 (3.89%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (2.72%) Subversion
4 7 (2.72%) JIRA
5 5 (1.95%) NUnit
6 4 (1.56%) CppUnit
6 4 (1.56%) Valgrind
7 2 (0.78%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.78%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.78%) Selenium
7 2 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.78%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.39%) Maven
8 1 (0.39%) JBehave
8 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.39%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 39 (15.18%) Electronics
2 26 (10.12%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.89%) Finance
4 8 (3.11%) Multimedia
5 7 (2.72%) Avionics
5 7 (2.72%) Military
6 4 (1.56%) Games
7 3 (1.17%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.17%) French Language
7 3 (1.17%) German Language
7 3 (1.17%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.78%) Automotive
8 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 121 (47.08%) Software Engineer
2 57 (22.18%) Developer
3 32 (12.45%) Linux Engineer
4 30 (11.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 30 (11.67%) C++ Developer
4 30 (11.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 22 (8.56%) C Developer
6 18 (7.00%) Senior Developer
7 16 (6.23%) Software Developer
8 15 (5.84%) C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (5.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 13 (5.06%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (4.28%) Customer Engineer
10 11 (4.28%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (3.89%) C++ Software Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Embedded Software Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Embedded C Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Senior C++ Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Firmware Engineer
12 9 (3.50%) Senior Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.95%) OpenGL
2 22 (8.56%) HTML
3 21 (8.17%) Middleware
4 20 (7.78%) Direct3D
5 19 (7.39%) .NET
6 13 (5.06%) HTML5
7 10 (3.89%) MFC
7 10 (3.89%) CSS
8 9 (3.50%) Flash
8 9 (3.50%) OpenCL
9 8 (3.11%) OpenGL ES
10 6 (2.33%) Android SDK
10 6 (2.33%) Qt
11 5 (1.95%) DirectX
11 5 (1.95%) XML
11 5 (1.95%) Direct3D Mobile
12 4 (1.56%) DirectCompute
12 4 (1.56%) Web Services
12 4 (1.56%) POSIX
13 3 (1.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.62%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 27 (10.51%) Embedded Systems
4 25 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (9.73%) 3D Graphics
5 17 (6.61%) Open Source
6 15 (5.84%) Streaming Video
7 14 (5.45%) Visualisation
7 14 (5.45%) Mathematics
8 12 (4.67%) MPEG
9 11 (4.28%) Algorithms
10 9 (3.50%) Physics
11 8 (3.11%) Mobile App
11 8 (3.11%) User Experience
11 8 (3.11%) VHDL
12 5 (1.95%) Clustering
12 5 (1.95%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.95%) GPGPU
13 4 (1.56%) CUDA
14 3 (1.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 179 (69.65%) Linux
2 93 (36.19%) Windows
3 61 (23.74%) Embedded Linux
4 43 (16.73%) Android
5 15 (5.84%) UNIX
6 7 (2.72%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.33%) Fedora
8 4 (1.56%) Nucleus RTOS
8 4 (1.56%) FreeBSD
9 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.17%) VxWorks
9 3 (1.17%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.78%) Scientific Linux
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.78%) CentOS
10 2 (0.78%) uClinux
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.39%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.39%) SELinux
11 1 (0.39%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (57.59%) Software Engineering
2 43 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (15.56%) OO
4 22 (8.56%) Multithreading
4 22 (8.56%) Android Development
5 19 (7.39%) Mentoring
6 15 (5.84%) UML
7 14 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 14 (5.45%) Validation
8 13 (5.06%) OOD
9 12 (4.67%) Scrum
9 12 (4.67%) Memory Management
10 11 (4.28%) High Availability
11 10 (3.89%) Software Testing
11 10 (3.89%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.72%) Image Processing
13 7 (2.72%) Cyber Security
13 7 (2.72%) Embedded Software Development
14 6 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 182 (70.82%) C
2 135 (52.53%) C++
3 60 (23.35%) Java
3 60 (23.35%) Embedded C
4 52 (20.23%) Python
5 46 (17.90%) C#
6 34 (13.23%) Perl
7 25 (9.73%) Embedded C++
7 25 (9.73%) Assembly Language
8 24 (9.34%) Shell Script
9 21 (8.17%) Ruby
10 17 (6.61%) Bash Shell
11 14 (5.45%) JavaScript
12 12 (4.67%) SQL
13 6 (2.33%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.78%) XPath
14 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.78%) PHP
15 1 (0.39%) BrightScript
15 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 89 (34.63%) Degree
2 19 (7.39%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.95%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) MCP
5 3 (1.17%) PhD
6 2 (0.78%) CCNA
6 2 (0.78%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.78%) MCSA
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.78%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.78%) MCDST
6 2 (0.78%) HP AIS
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.72%) DO-178B
2 6 (2.33%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.17%) SLA
3 3 (1.17%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.78%) QA
4 2 (0.78%) JTAG
System Software
1 41 (15.95%) Firmware
2 14 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.67%) Xen
4 9 (3.50%) XenServer
5 3 (1.17%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.78%) vSphere
6 2 (0.78%) XenApp
7 1 (0.39%) KVM
7 1 (0.39%) Squid
7 1 (0.39%) Samba
7 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.39%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.45%) VMware
3 11 (4.28%) Citrix
4 9 (3.50%) Wind River
5 8 (3.11%) Perforce
6 6 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.33%) Cisco
7 5 (1.95%) Adobe
8 4 (1.56%) Coverity
9 3 (1.17%) QNX
10 2 (0.78%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.78%) IBM
10 2 (0.78%) Avaya
10 2 (0.78%) HP
10 2 (0.78%) Dell
10 2 (0.78%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.78%) DataCore
10 2 (0.78%) Sencha
10 2 (0.78%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.39%) Facebook
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £36000 to £60000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + shares, pension, life insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + pension, shares, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £65000 per annum - Car allowance, bonus, shares, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum - bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + shares, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + pension, shares, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago