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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 800 703 719
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +16
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 115 173 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 91 147 166
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%

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
43153 41960 45983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.88% 39.23% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 33761 34075 38512
Average salary £46,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.07% +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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 -99 104 £43,750 -12.50% 51
East of England -20 43 £50,000 - 34
Cambridgeshire -5 39 £52,500 +5.00% 31
Cambridge +3 37 £50,000 -9.09% 28
South East -59 23 £40,000 -20.00% 9
London -14 13 £42,500 -8.10% 3
East Midlands 0 12 £38,750 -3.12%
South West -30 11 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Derbyshire - 10 £37,500 -
Surrey -19 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Derby - 9 £37,500 -
Wales +9 8 £38,750 -8.82% 1
North Wales - 8 £38,750 - 1
Denbighshire - 8 £38,750 - 1
St Asaph - 8 £38,750 - 1
Bristol -3 5 £41,000 -18.00% 1
Berkshire -19 4 £39,500 -27.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £32,500 -40.90% 2
Dorset -1 3 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Kent -3 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Hertfordshire -10 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
High Wycombe - 3 £32,500 - 1
City of London +20 2 £41,250 -31.25% 1
Guildford +1 2 £29,000 - 1
Croydon -4 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Gloucestershire -6 2 £50,000 -
Scotland -16 2 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Hampshire -21 2 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Stafford - 2 - - 1

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 220 (75.34%) C
2 190 (65.07%) Linux
3 160 (54.79%) C++
3 160 (54.79%) Software Engineering
4 112 (38.36%) Degree
5 107 (36.64%) Windows
6 73 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 58 (19.86%) Firmware
8 57 (19.52%) Embedded Linux
9 54 (18.49%) Java
10 53 (18.15%) C#
11 51 (17.47%) Electronics
12 48 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (16.10%) Python
14 43 (14.73%) OO
15 40 (13.70%) Telecoms
15 40 (13.70%) Computer Science
16 39 (13.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 36 (12.33%) TCP/IP
17 36 (12.33%) Android
18 34 (11.64%) Security Cleared
18 34 (11.64%) Ethernet
19 33 (11.30%) Embedded C++
20 31 (10.62%) Embedded Systems
21 28 (9.59%) Multithreading
21 28 (9.59%) Microsoft
21 28 (9.59%) Perl
22 26 (8.90%) Assembly Language
22 26 (8.90%) Mentoring
22 26 (8.90%) Algorithms

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (3.42%) Apache
2 7 (2.40%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.05%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.03%) SAS
6 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (4.45%) MS Office
2 10 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.33%) TCP/IP
2 34 (11.64%) Ethernet
3 15 (5.14%) DNS
3 15 (5.14%) SAN
3 15 (5.14%) SNMP
4 13 (4.45%) Internet
4 13 (4.45%) LTE
5 12 (4.11%) Wireless
5 12 (4.11%) HTTP
6 10 (3.42%) SSL
6 10 (3.42%) DHCP
6 10 (3.42%) 4G
7 9 (3.08%) 3G
8 8 (2.74%) 2G
8 8 (2.74%) SSH
8 8 (2.74%) IGMP
8 8 (2.74%) UMTS
8 8 (2.74%) GSM
9 7 (2.40%) LDAP
9 7 (2.40%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.42%) MySQL
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.14%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.42%) JIRA
2 10 (3.42%) WinDbg
3 8 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.40%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (2.40%) NUnit
5 5 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.71%) Subversion
5 5 (1.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.37%) Valgrind
6 4 (1.37%) CppUnit
6 4 (1.37%) GCC
7 2 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.68%) FogBugz
7 2 (0.68%) Selenium
7 2 (0.68%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.34%) PVCS
8 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.34%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
General
1 51 (17.47%) Electronics
2 40 (13.70%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.79%) Military
4 13 (4.45%) Avionics
5 11 (3.77%) Aerospace
6 10 (3.42%) Finance
6 10 (3.42%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.71%) Games
8 4 (1.37%) Marketing
8 4 (1.37%) Banking
8 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.03%) Advertising
9 3 (1.03%) Automotive
9 3 (1.03%) French Language
9 3 (1.03%) German Language
9 3 (1.03%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 134 (45.89%) Software Engineer
2 70 (23.97%) Developer
3 42 (14.38%) C++ Developer
4 32 (10.96%) Senior Software Engineer
5 28 (9.59%) C Developer
5 28 (9.59%) Linux Engineer
6 27 (9.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 21 (7.19%) C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (6.16%) Software Developer
8 18 (6.16%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.14%) Hardware Engineer
9 15 (5.14%) Firmware Engineer
10 14 (4.79%) Embedded C Developer
11 13 (4.45%) Embedded Software Developer
11 13 (4.45%) C Software Engineer
11 13 (4.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 12 (4.11%) Senior C Developer
12 12 (4.11%) C++ Software Developer
12 12 (4.11%) Senior Embedded C Developer
13 11 (3.77%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.22%) HTML
2 21 (7.19%) Middleware
3 20 (6.85%) OpenGL
3 20 (6.85%) .NET
3 20 (6.85%) Direct3D
4 19 (6.51%) Flash
5 15 (5.14%) HTML5
6 13 (4.45%) MFC
7 11 (3.77%) CSS
8 10 (3.42%) Qt
9 7 (2.40%) JSF
9 7 (2.40%) OpenCL
9 7 (2.40%) Android SDK
10 5 (1.71%) Direct3D Mobile
10 5 (1.71%) OpenGL ES
10 5 (1.71%) DirectX
11 4 (1.37%) POSIX
12 3 (1.03%) XML
13 2 (0.68%) Web Services
13 2 (0.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.70%) Computer Science
2 39 (13.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 31 (10.62%) Embedded Systems
4 26 (8.90%) Algorithms
5 24 (8.22%) 3D Graphics
6 22 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (7.19%) Streaming Video
8 20 (6.85%) Mathematics
9 18 (6.16%) Open Source
10 17 (5.82%) VHDL
10 17 (5.82%) MPEG
11 16 (5.48%) Physics
12 14 (4.79%) Visualisation
13 8 (2.74%) Management Information System
13 8 (2.74%) Clustering
13 8 (2.74%) User Experience
14 7 (2.40%) Mobile App
14 7 (2.40%) Chip and PIN
15 5 (1.71%) GPGPU
15 5 (1.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 190 (65.07%) Linux
2 107 (36.64%) Windows
3 57 (19.52%) Embedded Linux
4 36 (12.33%) Android
5 15 (5.14%) UNIX
6 10 (3.42%) VxWorks
7 7 (2.40%) FreeBSD
8 6 (2.05%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.03%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.03%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.68%) Fedora
10 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.68%) uClinux
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.34%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.34%) SELinux
11 1 (0.34%) pSOS
11 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (54.79%) Software Engineering
2 48 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (14.73%) OO
4 28 (9.59%) Multithreading
5 26 (8.90%) Mentoring
6 19 (6.51%) Android Development
6 19 (6.51%) UML
7 18 (6.16%) Software Testing
8 16 (5.48%) Image Processing
8 16 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (5.14%) Configuration Management
10 14 (4.79%) Validation
10 14 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (4.11%) Integration Testing
11 12 (4.11%) Scrum
12 11 (3.77%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (3.77%) Memory Management
13 10 (3.42%) Cyber Security
13 10 (3.42%) Unit Testing
13 10 (3.42%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 220 (75.34%) C
2 160 (54.79%) C++
3 73 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 54 (18.49%) Java
5 53 (18.15%) C#
6 47 (16.10%) Python
7 33 (11.30%) Embedded C++
8 28 (9.59%) Perl
9 26 (8.90%) Assembly Language
10 24 (8.22%) Shell Script
11 23 (7.88%) Ruby
12 15 (5.14%) SQL
13 13 (4.45%) JavaScript
13 13 (4.45%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.71%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.37%) Ada
16 2 (0.68%) PHP
17 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.34%) VB
17 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 112 (38.36%) Degree
2 34 (11.64%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.71%) PhD
6 3 (1.03%) MCP
6 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.68%) MCSA
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.68%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.68%) CCNA
7 2 (0.68%) HP AIS
7 2 (0.68%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.68%) MCDST
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.74%) JTAG
2 6 (2.05%) DO-178B
3 5 (1.71%) IEC 61508
4 4 (1.37%) SLA
5 3 (1.03%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 58 (19.86%) Firmware
2 14 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.74%) Xen
4 6 (2.05%) XenServer
5 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.37%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.68%) Squid
6 2 (0.68%) Samba
6 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.68%) vSphere
6 2 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.34%) KVM
7 1 (0.34%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 28 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.79%) VMware
3 13 (4.45%) Citrix
4 9 (3.08%) Perforce
5 7 (2.40%) Cisco
6 5 (1.71%) Adobe
6 5 (1.71%) Wind River
7 4 (1.37%) Coverity
8 3 (1.03%) Avaya
8 3 (1.03%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.68%) QNX
9 2 (0.68%) HP
9 2 (0.68%) Dell
9 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.68%) IBM
9 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.68%) DataCore
9 2 (0.68%) Sencha
9 2 (0.68%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.34%) Facebook
Dartford, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£60k DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £46000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
avsnet
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago