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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 771 704 645
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -59
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 107 190 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.47% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 79 166 222
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 January 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 30 January 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 -62 105 £47,500 +5.55% 47
Cambridgeshire +4 40 £45,000 -10.00% 17
East of England -11 40 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Cambridge -1 38 £45,000 -10.00% 15
London -17 24 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South East -46 15 £52,500 +13.51% 8
South West -15 11 £41,000 -8.88% 4
West Midlands -13 7 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Staffordshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Bristol -4 6 £41,000 -8.88% 1
North West -12 6 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire -18 6 £52,500 +10.52%
Oxfordshire -2 5 - -
Oxford -6 5 - -
Stafford - 5 £37,500 -
City of London 0 4 £52,500 -28.81% 2
Lancashire -1 4 £50,000 -
Fareham - 4 £58,750 -
East Midlands +13 2 £42,999 +25.54% 7
Reading -2 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Manchester -17 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Berkshire -19 2 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £42,999 -
Devon - 2 - -
Loughborough - 2 £42,999 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Exeter - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Swindon -2 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Surrey -5 1 £49,000 -8.41% 5

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 157 (70.72%) Linux
2 145 (65.32%) Software Engineering
3 139 (62.61%) C
4 120 (54.05%) C++
5 71 (31.98%) Degree
6 70 (31.53%) Windows
7 61 (27.48%) TCP/IP
8 59 (26.58%) Java
9 54 (24.32%) Embedded Linux
10 45 (20.27%) Python
10 45 (20.27%) Embedded C
11 44 (19.82%) Electronics
12 39 (17.57%) Perl
13 38 (17.12%) OO
13 38 (17.12%) Android
14 36 (16.22%) C#
15 34 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (13.06%) Multithreading
17 28 (12.61%) Computer Science
18 27 (12.16%) Embedded Systems
19 26 (11.71%) Assembly Language
20 25 (11.26%) Firmware
20 25 (11.26%) Middleware
21 23 (10.36%) UML
22 22 (9.91%) OOD
22 22 (9.91%) Ethernet
22 22 (9.91%) Bash Shell
23 21 (9.46%) Microsoft
24 20 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
25 19 (8.56%) Mathematics

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (5.86%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.35%) SAS
3 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.90%) JBoss
4 2 (0.90%) Apache
4 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.25%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) Simulink
4 1 (0.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.80%) Heroku
1 4 (1.80%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 61 (27.48%) TCP/IP
2 22 (9.91%) Ethernet
3 18 (8.11%) Wireless
4 12 (5.41%) LTE
4 12 (5.41%) SNMP
5 11 (4.95%) SSL
6 10 (4.50%) Firewall
7 9 (4.05%) VPN
8 8 (3.60%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (3.60%) SAN
8 8 (3.60%) Internet
8 8 (3.60%) 3G
9 7 (3.15%) UMTS
9 7 (3.15%) GSM
9 7 (3.15%) 2G
9 7 (3.15%) 4G
9 7 (3.15%) Modbus
9 7 (3.15%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.25%) ATM
10 5 (2.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.86%) MySQL
2 5 (2.25%) RDBMS
2 5 (2.25%) Big Data
2 5 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.80%) SQLite
3 4 (1.80%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.90%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (7.21%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.76%) Subversion
3 13 (5.86%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.05%) GCC
6 7 (3.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.80%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.90%) CppUnit
8 2 (0.90%) Selenium
8 2 (0.90%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.90%) Valgrind
8 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.90%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.90%) JIRA
8 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.90%) PVCS
9 1 (0.45%) Maven
9 1 (0.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 44 (19.82%) Electronics
2 17 (7.66%) Finance
3 14 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.15%) Multimedia
4 7 (3.15%) Automotive
5 5 (2.25%) Military
5 5 (2.25%) Avionics
6 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.35%) Front Office
7 2 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 37 (16.67%) Developer
2 37 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 31 (13.96%) Senior Software Engineer
4 29 (13.06%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (10.36%) Software Developer
6 17 (7.66%) C++ Software Engineer
7 15 (6.76%) C++ Developer
8 14 (6.31%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 13 (5.86%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.41%) Firmware Engineer
10 12 (5.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.50%) Embedded Software Developer
11 10 (4.50%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (3.60%) Customer Engineer
13 7 (3.15%) Team Leader
13 7 (3.15%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (3.15%) Senior Firmware Engineer
13 7 (3.15%) Software Team Leader
13 7 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.26%) Middleware
2 15 (6.76%) .NET
3 13 (5.86%) Web Services
4 12 (5.41%) OpenGL
5 10 (4.50%) OpenCL
6 9 (4.05%) OpenGL ES
6 9 (4.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (3.60%) Direct3D
7 8 (3.60%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.60%) WCF
8 7 (3.15%) XML
8 7 (3.15%) HTML
9 6 (2.70%) DirectX
10 5 (2.25%) MFC
10 5 (2.25%) STL
10 5 (2.25%) JSON
10 5 (2.25%) REST
10 5 (2.25%) HTML5
10 5 (2.25%) Qt
10 5 (2.25%) Direct3D Mobile
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.61%) Computer Science
2 27 (12.16%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.56%) Mathematics
5 17 (7.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 15 (6.76%) Open Source
7 13 (5.86%) Physics
7 13 (5.86%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (2.70%) Internet of Things
9 5 (2.25%) MPEG
9 5 (2.25%) Streaming Video
9 5 (2.25%) Clustering
9 5 (2.25%) VHDL
9 5 (2.25%) GPGPU
10 4 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.80%) CUDA
10 4 (1.80%) SCADA
10 4 (1.80%) IPTV
11 3 (1.35%) DTV
11 3 (1.35%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 157 (70.72%) Linux
2 70 (31.53%) Windows
3 54 (24.32%) Embedded Linux
4 38 (17.12%) Android
5 13 (5.86%) UNIX
6 10 (4.50%) Nucleus RTOS
7 9 (4.05%) Apple iOS
8 8 (3.60%) Fedora
9 7 (3.15%) CentOS
10 4 (1.80%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.80%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.80%) Windows CE
11 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.35%) Scientific Linux
11 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (65.32%) Software Engineering
2 38 (17.12%) OO
3 34 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (13.06%) Multithreading
5 23 (10.36%) UML
6 22 (9.91%) OOD
7 15 (6.76%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.31%) Memory Management
9 13 (5.86%) Scrum
10 12 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.95%) Android Development
11 11 (4.95%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.50%) Software Architecture
12 10 (4.50%) High Availability
13 9 (4.05%) OOA/OOD
13 9 (4.05%) Validation
13 9 (4.05%) Embedded Software Development
14 7 (3.15%) Signal Processing
14 7 (3.15%) Time Management
14 7 (3.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 139 (62.61%) C
2 120 (54.05%) C++
3 59 (26.58%) Java
4 45 (20.27%) Python
4 45 (20.27%) Embedded C
5 39 (17.57%) Perl
6 36 (16.22%) C#
7 26 (11.71%) Assembly Language
8 22 (9.91%) Bash Shell
9 15 (6.76%) SQL
10 14 (6.31%) Shell Script
10 14 (6.31%) Embedded C++
11 11 (4.95%) Ruby
12 7 (3.15%) MATLAB
12 7 (3.15%) JavaScript
13 6 (2.70%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.80%) Korn
15 2 (0.90%) Erlang
15 2 (0.90%) XPath
15 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (31.98%) Degree
2 15 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.25%) PhD
5 2 (0.90%) MCSE
5 2 (0.90%) MCP
5 2 (0.90%) CCNA
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) MBA
6 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.60%) JTAG
2 5 (2.25%) IEC 61508
2 5 (2.25%) DO-178B
3 4 (1.80%) SLA
4 3 (1.35%) QA
4 3 (1.35%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 25 (11.26%) Firmware
2 12 (5.41%) Xen
3 11 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.05%) XenServer
5 4 (1.80%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.80%) collectd
1 4 (1.80%) SCCM
1 4 (1.80%) Puppet
1 4 (1.80%) Cobbler
1 4 (1.80%) Nagios
2 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.90%) Ansible
2 2 (0.90%) WSUS
3 1 (0.45%) WMI
3 1 (0.45%) SELinux
3 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 21 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.31%) VMware
3 12 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.50%) Citrix
4 10 (4.50%) QNX
5 8 (3.60%) Wind River
6 4 (1.80%) Akamai
6 4 (1.80%) Perforce
6 4 (1.80%) Oracle
7 3 (1.35%) Assembla
8 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.90%) Coverity
8 2 (0.90%) Sencha
8 2 (0.90%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.90%) SAP
8 2 (0.90%) Avaya
9 1 (0.45%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe
9 1 (0.45%) Sun
9 1 (0.45%) Cognizant
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