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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 788 883 860
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -23
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 91 79 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.075% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88 56 82
Median salary £48,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
36375 45037 45777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.57% 42.59% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 29689 35853 37001
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Device Driver as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 86 £49,000 -2.00% 15
East of England +12 26 £40,000 -20.00% 3
London +69 23 £62,500 +56.25% 1
West Midlands - 13 £50,000 -
Coventry - 11 £50,000 -
South West +24 10 £52,500 - 1
Docklands, London - 9 £48,000 -
Cambridge +3 8 £63,750 +27.50% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 8 £63,750 +27.50% 3
Gloucestershire -11 8 £55,000 -
Colchester - 8 £39,250 -
Essex - 8 £39,250 -
Hertfordshire +18 7 £50,000 -
South East +59 6 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Gloucester - 5 £57,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £49,000 -
Yorkshire +12 4 £45,000 +80.00%
North West - 3 £42,500 - 4
City of London - 3 £62,500 -
Norwich - 3 £37,500 -
Barnsley - 3 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Norfolk - 3 £37,500 -
Manchester - 2 £42,500 - 4
Hereford - 2 £48,500 -
Watford - 2 £60,000 -
Bristol - 2 £37,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £48,500 -
Berkshire +42 1 - - 3
Reading +35 1 - - 2

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 138 (69.35%) Linux
1 138 (69.35%) Software Engineering
2 136 (68.34%) C++
3 121 (60.80%) C
4 74 (37.19%) Python
5 73 (36.68%) Device Driver Development
6 72 (36.18%) Degree
7 71 (35.68%) Embedded C
8 59 (29.65%) TCP/IP
9 50 (25.13%) Windows
9 50 (25.13%) Electronics
10 48 (24.12%) Computer Science
11 47 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (21.11%) Unix
12 42 (21.11%) Multithreading
13 41 (20.60%) Embedded Linux
14 39 (19.60%) Embedded C++
15 34 (17.09%) Firmware
15 34 (17.09%) Qt
16 28 (14.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 28 (14.07%) Mentoring
17 26 (13.07%) Java
18 25 (12.56%) XML
18 25 (12.56%) UML
19 23 (11.56%) OO
20 22 (11.06%) Open Source
20 22 (11.06%) Algorithms
21 21 (10.55%) HTTP
22 20 (10.05%) RS-485
23 19 (9.55%) SDLC

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.03%) nginx
2 4 (2.01%) Apache
3 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (5.53%) GNU Octave
1 11 (5.53%) Simulink
2 6 (3.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) GitHub
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (29.65%) TCP/IP
2 21 (10.55%) HTTP
3 20 (10.05%) RS-485
4 19 (9.55%) Internet
5 18 (9.05%) Wireless
6 13 (6.53%) RS-232
7 12 (6.03%) Bluetooth
7 12 (6.03%) DHCP
7 12 (6.03%) DNS
7 12 (6.03%) SSL
8 11 (5.53%) CDMA
8 11 (5.53%) Software-Defined Radio
8 11 (5.53%) TDMA
9 10 (5.03%) Ethernet
9 10 (5.03%) Modbus
10 9 (4.52%) Network Security
10 9 (4.52%) SNMP
10 9 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (3.52%) Multicast
11 7 (3.52%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.01%) Hadoop
1 4 (2.01%) KDB
1 4 (2.01%) Kdb+
1 4 (2.01%) MongoDB
1 4 (2.01%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.53%) Subversion
3 11 (5.53%) JIRA
4 4 (2.01%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (1.51%) VectorCAST
5 3 (1.51%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.50%) CMake
6 1 (0.50%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 50 (25.13%) Electronics
2 19 (9.55%) Automotive
3 14 (7.04%) Finance
4 6 (3.02%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.51%) French Language
5 3 (1.51%) German Language
5 3 (1.51%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.01%) Games
6 2 (1.01%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Avionics
7 1 (0.50%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (51.26%) Software Engineer
2 78 (39.20%) Embedded Engineer
3 74 (37.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 65 (32.66%) Developer
5 42 (21.11%) C++ Developer
6 35 (17.59%) C++ Software Engineer
7 31 (15.58%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (15.08%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 29 (14.57%) Senior Developer
10 28 (14.07%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 24 (12.06%) C Software Engineer
11 24 (12.06%) Embedded C Engineer
11 24 (12.06%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 24 (12.06%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 22 (11.06%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 22 (11.06%) Python Developer
13 21 (10.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 19 (9.55%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
14 19 (9.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 19 (9.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.09%) Qt
2 25 (12.56%) XML
3 17 (8.54%) Middleware
4 15 (7.54%) JSON
4 15 (7.54%) Qt Quick
5 11 (5.53%) STL
5 11 (5.53%) Yocto
6 10 (5.03%) .NET
6 10 (5.03%) Ajax
7 9 (4.52%) MFC
7 9 (4.52%) RESTful
8 6 (3.02%) Node.js
8 6 (3.02%) WebSockets
9 5 (2.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (2.01%) jQuery
10 4 (2.01%) WCF
10 4 (2.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.12%) Computer Science
2 28 (14.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 22 (11.06%) Algorithms
4 15 (7.54%) Telematics
5 13 (6.53%) CUDA
6 11 (5.53%) Client/Server
6 11 (5.53%) Verilog
7 10 (5.03%) Internet of Things
8 8 (4.02%) Visualisation
9 7 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (3.02%) Physics
11 5 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (2.01%) Arduino
12 4 (2.01%) Fintech
12 4 (2.01%) Mathematics
12 4 (2.01%) Mobile App
13 2 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (1.01%) Cybercrime
13 2 (1.01%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 138 (69.35%) Linux
2 50 (25.13%) Windows
3 42 (21.11%) Unix
4 41 (20.60%) Embedded Linux
5 18 (9.05%) VxWorks
6 12 (6.03%) Android
7 7 (3.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (69.35%) Software Engineering
2 73 (36.68%) Device Driver Development
3 47 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (21.11%) Multithreading
5 28 (14.07%) Mentoring
6 25 (12.56%) UML
7 23 (11.56%) OO
8 22 (11.06%) Open Source
9 19 (9.55%) SDLC
10 17 (8.54%) Validation
11 16 (8.04%) Scrum
12 13 (6.53%) Signal Processing
13 11 (5.53%) DevOps
13 11 (5.53%) Digital Signal Processing
13 11 (5.53%) Embedded Software Development
14 10 (5.03%) Energy Management
14 10 (5.03%) Test Scripting
14 10 (5.03%) Time Management
15 9 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (4.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 136 (68.34%) C++
2 121 (60.80%) C
3 74 (37.19%) Python
4 71 (35.68%) Embedded C
5 39 (19.60%) Embedded C++
6 26 (13.07%) Java
7 17 (8.54%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.53%) C#
9 10 (5.03%) MATLAB
10 9 (4.52%) SQL
11 8 (4.02%) JavaScript
12 7 (3.52%) Assembly Language
13 4 (2.01%) Perl
13 4 (2.01%) PHP
14 2 (1.01%) Tcl
15 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (36.18%) Degree
2 12 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.52%) PhD
4 6 (3.02%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) HNC
5 1 (0.50%) HND
5 1 (0.50%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.02%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.51%) MISRA
2 5 (2.51%) MISRA C
3 4 (2.01%) ISO13485
4 3 (1.51%) ECSS
5 2 (1.01%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.01%) JTAG
6 1 (0.50%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.50%) QA
6 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (17.09%) Firmware
2 12 (6.03%) Samba
2 12 (6.03%) Squid
3 3 (1.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) KVM
4 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) XenApp
4 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 16 (8.04%) Intel
2 14 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.53%) Xilinx
4 4 (2.01%) Perforce
5 2 (1.01%) EMC
5 2 (1.01%) VMware
6 1 (0.50%) Citrix
6 1 (0.50%) Freescale
6 1 (0.50%) Wall Street Systems
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