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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 782 700 679
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -21
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 122 180 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 86 157 181
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,800 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £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
42790 42660 45407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.61% 39.43% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33752 34664 37858
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
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 21 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 21 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 -62 112 £45,000 -5.26% 41
East of England -20 49 £52,500 +5.00% 26
Cambridgeshire -5 47 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Cambridge +1 44 £52,500 +5.00% 19
South East -46 30 £41,250 -8.33% 6
London -12 12 £42,500 -22.72% 5
South West -26 10 £42,500 - 2
Wales +3 8 £38,750 -3.12%
North Wales - 8 £38,750 -
St Asaph - 8 £38,750 -
Denbighshire - 8 £38,750 -
Derbyshire 0 7 £37,500 -21.05%
East Midlands -2 7 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Surrey -25 7 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Derby -1 6 £37,500 -21.05%
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £33,750 -35.71% 1
Kent -2 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire -7 5 £47,250 +8.62% 2
High Wycombe - 5 £33,750 - 1
City of London +10 4 £40,000 -52.94% 3
Middlesex -6 4 - -
Dorset -8 4 £42,500 -
Hampshire -8 4 £48,500 +10.85% 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £41,000 -
Guildford -1 2 £29,000 - 1
Wareham -1 2 £42,500 -
Scotland -6 2 £37,500 - 1
Devon -21 2 - -
Stafford - 2 - -

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 194 (72.66%) C
2 181 (67.79%) Linux
3 149 (55.81%) Software Engineering
4 141 (52.81%) C++
5 101 (37.83%) Windows
6 94 (35.21%) Degree
7 65 (24.34%) Embedded C
8 59 (22.10%) Embedded Linux
9 58 (21.72%) Java
10 51 (19.10%) Python
11 50 (18.73%) C#
12 45 (16.85%) Firmware
13 42 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (15.73%) Android
14 41 (15.36%) Electronics
14 41 (15.36%) OO
15 38 (14.23%) TCP/IP
16 37 (13.86%) Computer Science
17 32 (11.99%) Perl
18 31 (11.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 30 (11.24%) Telecoms
20 29 (10.86%) Embedded Systems
21 28 (10.49%) Ethernet
21 28 (10.49%) Embedded C++
21 28 (10.49%) Microsoft
22 26 (9.74%) Assembly Language
22 26 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
23 25 (9.36%) Security Cleared
23 25 (9.36%) 3D Graphics
24 23 (8.61%) OpenGL

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 7 (2.62%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.25%) Apache
3 5 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.87%) SAS
4 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.62%) MS Office
3 5 (1.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.23%) TCP/IP
2 28 (10.49%) Ethernet
3 16 (5.99%) SNMP
4 15 (5.62%) SAN
5 12 (4.49%) LTE
6 11 (4.12%) Internet
6 11 (4.12%) Wireless
7 10 (3.75%) DNS
7 10 (3.75%) iSCSI
8 9 (3.37%) GSM
8 9 (3.37%) UMTS
8 9 (3.37%) DHCP
8 9 (3.37%) 3G
9 8 (3.00%) 2G
9 8 (3.00%) 4G
10 7 (2.62%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (2.62%) Network Security
10 7 (2.62%) SSL
10 7 (2.62%) IPv4
10 7 (2.62%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.12%) MySQL
2 2 (0.75%) Big Data
3 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.12%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.75%) WinDbg
3 9 (3.37%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.00%) GCC
5 7 (2.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (2.62%) JIRA
6 6 (2.25%) NUnit
6 6 (2.25%) Subversion
6 6 (2.25%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.50%) CppUnit
7 4 (1.50%) Valgrind
8 2 (0.75%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.37%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 41 (15.36%) Electronics
2 30 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.12%) Finance
4 9 (3.37%) Military
5 8 (3.00%) Multimedia
5 8 (3.00%) Avionics
6 4 (1.50%) Games
6 4 (1.50%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.12%) French Language
7 3 (1.12%) German Language
7 3 (1.12%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.12%) Banking
7 3 (1.12%) Advertising
8 2 (0.75%) Automotive
8 2 (0.75%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 123 (46.07%) Software Engineer
2 63 (23.60%) Developer
3 36 (13.48%) C++ Developer
4 32 (11.99%) Linux Engineer
5 30 (11.24%) Senior Software Engineer
6 28 (10.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 25 (9.36%) C Developer
8 19 (7.12%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.37%) Software Developer
9 17 (6.37%) C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (4.87%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 12 (4.49%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 12 (4.49%) Embedded C Developer
12 11 (4.12%) Firmware Engineer
12 11 (4.12%) Senior Embedded C Developer
12 11 (4.12%) Embedded Software Developer
12 11 (4.12%) Senior C Developer
12 11 (4.12%) Customer Engineer
12 11 (4.12%) Senior Software Developer
12 11 (4.12%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.61%) OpenGL
2 21 (7.87%) Middleware
2 21 (7.87%) HTML
3 20 (7.49%) Direct3D
4 18 (6.74%) .NET
5 13 (4.87%) HTML5
6 11 (4.12%) Flash
6 11 (4.12%) MFC
7 10 (3.75%) CSS
8 9 (3.37%) OpenCL
9 8 (3.00%) OpenGL ES
9 8 (3.00%) Qt
10 6 (2.25%) Android SDK
11 5 (1.87%) Direct3D Mobile
11 5 (1.87%) DirectX
12 4 (1.50%) DirectCompute
13 3 (1.12%) XML
13 3 (1.12%) POSIX
14 2 (0.75%) Java EE
14 2 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.86%) Computer Science
2 31 (11.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 29 (10.86%) Embedded Systems
4 26 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (9.36%) 3D Graphics
6 18 (6.74%) Open Source
7 16 (5.99%) Mathematics
8 15 (5.62%) Algorithms
8 15 (5.62%) Streaming Video
9 14 (5.24%) Visualisation
10 11 (4.12%) Physics
10 11 (4.12%) MPEG
11 10 (3.75%) VHDL
12 8 (3.00%) User Experience
13 7 (2.62%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.87%) GPGPU
14 5 (1.87%) Digital Media
14 5 (1.87%) Clustering
15 4 (1.50%) CUDA
16 3 (1.12%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 181 (67.79%) Linux
2 101 (37.83%) Windows
3 59 (22.10%) Embedded Linux
4 42 (15.73%) Android
5 14 (5.24%) UNIX
6 7 (2.62%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.25%) Fedora
8 4 (1.50%) VxWorks
8 4 (1.50%) FreeBSD
9 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.12%) Nucleus RTOS
9 3 (1.12%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.75%) CentOS
10 2 (0.75%) Scientific Linux
10 2 (0.75%) uClinux
11 1 (0.37%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.37%) SELinux
11 1 (0.37%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (55.81%) Software Engineering
2 42 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (15.36%) OO
4 22 (8.24%) Multithreading
5 21 (7.87%) Android Development
6 20 (7.49%) Mentoring
7 19 (7.12%) UML
8 15 (5.62%) Configuration Management
8 15 (5.62%) Validation
9 13 (4.87%) Software Testing
10 12 (4.49%) OOD
10 12 (4.49%) Memory Management
11 11 (4.12%) High Availability
11 11 (4.12%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (3.75%) Scrum
13 9 (3.37%) Image Processing
13 9 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (3.00%) Embedded Software Development
14 8 (3.00%) Cyber Security
14 8 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 194 (72.66%) C
2 141 (52.81%) C++
3 65 (24.34%) Embedded C
4 58 (21.72%) Java
5 51 (19.10%) Python
6 50 (18.73%) C#
7 32 (11.99%) Perl
8 28 (10.49%) Embedded C++
9 26 (9.74%) Assembly Language
10 21 (7.87%) Shell Script
11 20 (7.49%) Ruby
12 15 (5.62%) Bash Shell
13 14 (5.24%) SQL
14 12 (4.49%) JavaScript
15 6 (2.25%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.75%) PHP
17 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.37%) Ada
17 1 (0.37%) XPath
17 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 94 (35.21%) Degree
2 25 (9.36%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.25%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.50%) PhD
6 3 (1.12%) MCP
6 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.75%) MCDST
7 2 (0.75%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.75%) CCNA
7 2 (0.75%) MCSA
7 2 (0.75%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.75%) HP AIS
8 1 (0.37%) MCSE
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.62%) DO-178B
2 6 (2.25%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.12%) JTAG
3 3 (1.12%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 45 (16.85%) Firmware
2 15 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.49%) Xen
4 9 (3.37%) XenServer
5 4 (1.50%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.75%) vSphere
6 2 (0.75%) XenApp
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.37%) KVM
7 1 (0.37%) Squid
7 1 (0.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) SCCM
2 1 (0.37%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 28 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.62%) VMware
3 14 (5.24%) Citrix
4 9 (3.37%) Perforce
5 8 (3.00%) Wind River
6 7 (2.62%) Cisco
7 6 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.87%) Adobe
9 4 (1.50%) Coverity
10 3 (1.12%) Avaya
11 2 (0.75%) QNX
11 2 (0.75%) Xilinx
11 2 (0.75%) IBM
11 2 (0.75%) HP
11 2 (0.75%) Dell
11 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.75%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.75%) DataCore
11 2 (0.75%) Sencha
12 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds
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