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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 770 789 674
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -115
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 122 140 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.30% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79 119 160
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -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
44233 46035 43813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.39% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 36206 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 2015. 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 +2 118 £40,000 -11.11% 51
South East +14 38 £45,000 - 12
London +14 30 £47,500 -5.00% 4
East of England +1 23 £37,500 -16.66% 26
Cambridgeshire +11 18 £38,750 -18.42% 19
North West +8 16 £25,750 -48.50% 4
Berkshire +8 11 £39,000 -22.00% 2
Newbury +20 10 - -
Surrey +13 10 £33,750 -25.00% 3
Manchester - 9 £29,000 - 1
Cambridge -3 7 £45,000 -5.26% 17
City of London +31 6 £32,500 -23.52%
Cheshire +3 6 - - 2
Hampshire - 6 £45,000 - 3
Crewe - 6 - - 1
East Midlands -14 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Fareham - 5 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £34,500 -31.00%
Derby -6 4 £37,500 -
Derbyshire -20 4 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £45,000 - 2
Oxford - 4 £45,000 - 1
Essex 0 3 £37,500 +7.14% 5
West Midlands -8 3 - -
Stafford - 3 - -
High Wycombe - 3 £34,500 -
Home Counties - 3 £65,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Wales 0 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Wiltshire -4 2 £40,000 +33.33%

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 156 (68.12%) C++
2 145 (63.32%) Software Engineering
3 144 (62.88%) Linux
4 130 (56.77%) C
5 93 (40.61%) Degree
6 87 (37.99%) Windows
7 72 (31.44%) Java
8 53 (23.14%) Android
9 52 (22.71%) Embedded Linux
10 48 (20.96%) Electronics
10 48 (20.96%) Computer Science
11 47 (20.52%) Multithreading
11 47 (20.52%) TCP/IP
12 39 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (15.72%) OO
14 34 (14.85%) C#
15 32 (13.97%) Python
16 31 (13.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 30 (13.10%) Wireless
18 27 (11.79%) Automotive
18 27 (11.79%) SDLC
19 25 (10.92%) Embedded Systems
19 25 (10.92%) Manufacturing
20 24 (10.48%) Android Development
21 23 (10.04%) SQL
21 23 (10.04%) Firmware
22 21 (9.17%) Middleware
23 20 (8.73%) Embedded C
23 20 (8.73%) Assembly Language
23 20 (8.73%) Perl

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (4.80%) Apache
2 9 (3.93%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.49%) JBoss
3 8 (3.49%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.62%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.75%) Jetty
5 4 (1.75%) Liferay
6 3 (1.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.62%) Simulink
2 1 (0.44%) Stateflow
2 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.62%) Heroku
1 6 (2.62%) Engine Yard
2 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (20.52%) TCP/IP
2 30 (13.10%) Wireless
3 17 (7.42%) HTTP
3 17 (7.42%) Ethernet
4 16 (6.99%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (5.24%) GSM
6 11 (4.80%) FTP
7 10 (4.37%) Bluetooth
7 10 (4.37%) Firewall
7 10 (4.37%) DNS
7 10 (4.37%) SAN
8 9 (3.93%) GPRS
8 9 (3.93%) UMTS
8 9 (3.93%) InfiniBand
8 9 (3.93%) NFC
9 8 (3.49%) VoIP
9 8 (3.49%) WLAN
9 8 (3.49%) DVB
10 7 (3.06%) VLAN
10 7 (3.06%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.42%) MySQL
2 6 (2.62%) RDBMS
2 6 (2.62%) MongoDB
2 6 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (2.62%) NoSQL
2 6 (2.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.75%) Couchbase
3 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (7.42%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.68%) Subversion
3 11 (4.80%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.62%) GCC
4 6 (2.62%) JIRA
4 6 (2.62%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.75%) GDB
5 4 (1.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (1.75%) Maven
5 4 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.31%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.87%) PVCS
7 2 (0.87%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.44%) MSI
8 1 (0.44%) Robotium
8 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.44%) Robolectric
General
1 48 (20.96%) Electronics
2 27 (11.79%) Automotive
3 25 (10.92%) Manufacturing
4 20 (8.73%) Finance
5 8 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.49%) Legal
5 8 (3.49%) Multimedia
6 6 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.62%) Retail
7 4 (1.75%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.31%) Games
8 3 (1.31%) Marketing
9 2 (0.87%) Avionics
9 2 (0.87%) Military
10 1 (0.44%) Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 117 (51.09%) Software Engineer
2 56 (24.45%) Developer
3 45 (19.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 27 (11.79%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (10.04%) Software Developer
6 20 (8.73%) Senior Software Engineer
7 14 (6.11%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (5.68%) Graduate
8 13 (5.68%) C++ Developer
9 12 (5.24%) Real Time Engineer
9 12 (5.24%) Real Time Software Engineer
10 11 (4.80%) Linux Developer
11 8 (3.49%) Android Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 6 (2.62%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 6 (2.62%) FPGA Engineer
13 6 (2.62%) Graduate Developer
13 6 (2.62%) C++ Software Developer
13 6 (2.62%) Firmware Engineer
13 6 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.17%) Middleware
2 18 (7.86%) Qt
3 17 (7.42%) XML
4 16 (6.99%) HTML
5 15 (6.55%) MFC
6 14 (6.11%) .NET
7 13 (5.68%) Web Services
8 11 (4.80%) HTML5
8 11 (4.80%) Flash
8 11 (4.80%) CSS
8 11 (4.80%) OpenGL
9 10 (4.37%) STL
10 8 (3.49%) UIQ
10 8 (3.49%) Series 60
10 8 (3.49%) J2ME
10 8 (3.49%) SVG
10 8 (3.49%) OpenCL
10 8 (3.49%) BREW
10 8 (3.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (3.49%) OpenAL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.96%) Computer Science
2 31 (13.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 25 (10.92%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (7.42%) Mathematics
4 17 (7.42%) Physics
4 17 (7.42%) VHDL
5 14 (6.11%) Streaming Video
6 13 (5.68%) Client/Server
7 11 (4.80%) IPTV
8 10 (4.37%) MPEG
9 9 (3.93%) iPhone
10 8 (3.49%) Clustering
10 8 (3.49%) Over-the-Top Content
10 8 (3.49%) User Experience
10 8 (3.49%) Algorithms
11 6 (2.62%) Mechatronics
12 5 (2.18%) Mobile App
12 5 (2.18%) Raspberry Pi
13 4 (1.75%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 144 (62.88%) Linux
2 87 (37.99%) Windows
3 53 (23.14%) Android
4 52 (22.71%) Embedded Linux
5 17 (7.42%) Apple iOS
6 16 (6.99%) Windows XP
7 15 (6.55%) Nucleus RTOS
8 12 (5.24%) Windows NT
8 12 (5.24%) Windows 2000
9 11 (4.80%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.93%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.49%) CentOS
11 8 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (3.06%) UNIX
13 6 (2.62%) Ubuntu
14 5 (2.18%) VxWorks
14 5 (2.18%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.87%) Fedora
15 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (63.32%) Software Engineering
2 47 (20.52%) Multithreading
3 39 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (15.72%) OO
5 27 (11.79%) SDLC
6 24 (10.48%) Android Development
7 18 (7.86%) Time Management
8 17 (7.42%) UML
9 16 (6.99%) OOD
10 15 (6.55%) Open Source
11 13 (5.68%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.68%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.68%) Linux Kernel Development
12 12 (5.24%) Mobile Development
12 12 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.80%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (3.49%) Speech Recognition
14 8 (3.49%) TDD
14 8 (3.49%) Content Management
14 8 (3.49%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 156 (68.12%) C++
2 130 (56.77%) C
3 72 (31.44%) Java
4 34 (14.85%) C#
5 32 (13.97%) Python
6 23 (10.04%) SQL
7 20 (8.73%) Perl
7 20 (8.73%) Embedded C
7 20 (8.73%) Assembly Language
8 17 (7.42%) Shell Script
9 14 (6.11%) VC++
9 14 (6.11%) PHP
9 14 (6.11%) JavaScript
10 13 (5.68%) Objective-C
11 12 (5.24%) Bash Shell
12 11 (4.80%) Embedded C++
13 8 (3.49%) Ruby
14 7 (3.06%) MATLAB
15 6 (2.62%) Korn
16 2 (0.87%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 93 (40.61%) Degree
2 9 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) BC Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) HND
3 2 (0.87%) PhD
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.18%) QA
2 3 (1.31%) JTAG
3 2 (0.87%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (10.04%) Firmware
2 5 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.75%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.87%) iptables
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (3.06%) Puppet
1 7 (3.06%) Cobbler
2 6 (2.62%) Nagios
2 6 (2.62%) collectd
3 5 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.75%) Ansible
5 3 (1.31%) SCCM
6 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.44%) WSUS
7 1 (0.44%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (5.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.80%) EMC
3 10 (4.37%) VMware
4 9 (3.93%) QNX
5 8 (3.49%) Oracle
5 8 (3.49%) Symbian
6 7 (3.06%) Wind River
7 6 (2.62%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.75%) Altera
8 4 (1.75%) Akamai
9 3 (1.31%) Xilinx
9 3 (1.31%) Progress
9 3 (1.31%) Citrix
9 3 (1.31%) HP
10 2 (0.87%) Intel
10 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.87%) Altiris
10 2 (0.87%) Perforce
10 2 (0.87%) Green Hills
10 2 (0.87%) Atmel
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