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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 782 793 706
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -87
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 118 117 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 90 101 156
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -14.73%

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
45255 44660 43197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.88% 38.87% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36247 34744 34875
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 116 £42,500 -5.55% 41
South East +32 39 £45,000 +12.50% 9
London +5 32 £42,500 -15.00% 5
East of England +1 22 £42,500 -5.55% 17
Cambridgeshire +3 17 £42,500 -15.00% 12
North West +24 16 £25,750 -48.50%
Cambridge +2 12 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Surrey 0 11 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Manchester - 9 £29,000 -
Hampshire +31 7 £50,000 - 3
Berkshire +12 7 £39,000 -12.84%
Oxford - 7 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
City of London +23 6 £31,250 -26.47%
Cheshire 0 6 - -
Crewe - 6 - -
Fareham - 6 £47,500 -
Newbury +12 5 - -
Home Counties - 5 £60,000 -
South West -12 4 £25,000 -39.02% 6
Essex -8 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Derby -11 3 £37,500 -
East Midlands -17 3 £37,500 - 2
Derbyshire -22 3 £37,500 - 1
Bristol -25 3 £25,000 -39.02%
Hertfordshire -3 2 £51,000 +13.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £51,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £45,000 -

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 151 (67.71%) C++
2 136 (60.99%) Software Engineering
3 132 (59.19%) Linux
4 122 (54.71%) C
5 89 (39.91%) Degree
6 82 (36.77%) Windows
7 65 (29.15%) Java
8 61 (27.35%) Android
9 51 (22.87%) Embedded Linux
10 49 (21.97%) Computer Science
11 44 (19.73%) Multithreading
12 40 (17.94%) Electronics
13 37 (16.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 35 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (14.35%) Wireless
15 32 (14.35%) OO
16 31 (13.90%) C#
16 31 (13.90%) TCP/IP
17 27 (12.11%) Android Development
17 27 (12.11%) SDLC
18 26 (11.66%) Automotive
19 25 (11.21%) Manufacturing
20 23 (10.31%) Python
21 22 (9.87%) Firmware
22 21 (9.42%) Finance
23 20 (8.97%) Middleware
23 20 (8.97%) Visual Studio
23 20 (8.97%) Apple iOS
24 19 (8.52%) Embedded Systems
24 19 (8.52%) Time Management

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (3.14%) Apache
2 5 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.79%) JBoss
3 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.79%) Jetty
3 4 (1.79%) Liferay
4 3 (1.35%) IIS
5 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.69%) Simulink
2 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
1 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.35%) Wireless
2 31 (13.90%) TCP/IP
3 17 (7.62%) HTTP
4 14 (6.28%) Ethernet
4 14 (6.28%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (5.38%) GSM
6 11 (4.93%) FTP
7 10 (4.48%) SAN
8 9 (4.04%) Bluetooth
8 9 (4.04%) GPRS
8 9 (4.04%) UMTS
8 9 (4.04%) InfiniBand
9 8 (3.59%) Modbus
9 8 (3.59%) NFC
9 8 (3.59%) VoIP
9 8 (3.59%) WLAN
9 8 (3.59%) DVB
10 4 (1.79%) DNS
10 4 (1.79%) Network Security
10 4 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.93%) MySQL
2 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (8.97%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.14%) Subversion
4 6 (2.69%) JIRA
5 5 (2.24%) GCC
6 4 (1.79%) GDB
6 4 (1.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (1.79%) Maven
6 4 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.35%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.45%) MSI
8 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.45%) Selenium
8 1 (0.45%) Robotium
8 1 (0.45%) Robolectric
8 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (17.94%) Electronics
2 26 (11.66%) Automotive
3 25 (11.21%) Manufacturing
4 21 (9.42%) Finance
5 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.59%) Legal
6 8 (3.59%) Multimedia
7 6 (2.69%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.69%) Retail
8 5 (2.24%) Marketing
9 3 (1.35%) Avionics
9 3 (1.35%) Games
9 3 (1.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 109 (48.88%) Software Engineer
2 60 (26.91%) Developer
3 34 (15.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 21 (9.42%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (8.97%) Software Developer
6 19 (8.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (6.73%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (5.83%) Graduate
8 13 (5.83%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 13 (5.83%) Real Time Engineer
9 12 (5.38%) C++ Developer
10 11 (4.93%) Linux Developer
11 10 (4.48%) Android Developer
12 8 (3.59%) Firmware Engineer
13 7 (3.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 6 (2.69%) FPGA Engineer
14 6 (2.69%) Graduate Developer
15 5 (2.24%) C++ Software Developer
15 5 (2.24%) FPGA Designer
15 5 (2.24%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.97%) Middleware
2 15 (6.73%) XML
2 15 (6.73%) Qt
3 14 (6.28%) .NET
3 14 (6.28%) STL
4 13 (5.83%) HTML
5 12 (5.38%) MFC
5 12 (5.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (4.93%) CSS
6 11 (4.93%) OpenGL
7 10 (4.48%) Flash
8 9 (4.04%) HTML5
9 8 (3.59%) OpenCL
9 8 (3.59%) OpenAL
9 8 (3.59%) BREW
9 8 (3.59%) J2ME
9 8 (3.59%) SVG
9 8 (3.59%) UIQ
9 8 (3.59%) Series 60
10 7 (3.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.97%) Computer Science
2 37 (16.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 19 (8.52%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (6.73%) VHDL
5 13 (5.83%) Client/Server
5 13 (5.83%) Mathematics
5 13 (5.83%) Physics
6 11 (4.93%) Streaming Video
7 10 (4.48%) MPEG
8 9 (4.04%) iPhone
9 8 (3.59%) User Experience
10 7 (3.14%) Mobile App
10 7 (3.14%) IPTV
11 6 (2.69%) Mechatronics
11 6 (2.69%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.24%) Raspberry Pi
13 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (1.79%) Streaming Media
14 3 (1.35%) 3D Printing
14 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 132 (59.19%) Linux
2 82 (36.77%) Windows
3 61 (27.35%) Android
4 51 (22.87%) Embedded Linux
5 20 (8.97%) Apple iOS
6 15 (6.73%) Windows XP
7 14 (6.28%) Nucleus RTOS
8 12 (5.38%) Windows 2000
8 12 (5.38%) Windows NT
9 11 (4.93%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.48%) Windows 7
10 10 (4.48%) Mac OS X
11 8 (3.59%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (2.24%) UNIX
13 4 (1.79%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.90%) Fedora
14 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.90%) CentOS
14 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (60.99%) Software Engineering
2 44 (19.73%) Multithreading
3 35 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (14.35%) OO
5 27 (12.11%) Android Development
5 27 (12.11%) SDLC
6 19 (8.52%) Time Management
7 17 (7.62%) Open Source
7 17 (7.62%) Linux Kernel Development
8 16 (7.17%) Mobile Development
9 15 (6.73%) UML
10 14 (6.28%) OOD
11 13 (5.83%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.38%) Configuration Management
13 11 (4.93%) TDD
13 11 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (4.48%) Requirements Analysis
15 8 (3.59%) Unit Testing
15 8 (3.59%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (67.71%) C++
2 122 (54.71%) C
3 65 (29.15%) Java
4 31 (13.90%) C#
5 23 (10.31%) Python
6 19 (8.52%) SQL
7 16 (7.17%) Embedded C
7 16 (7.17%) Assembly Language
8 14 (6.28%) PHP
9 13 (5.83%) Perl
9 13 (5.83%) Shell Script
9 13 (5.83%) VC++
10 12 (5.38%) Objective-C
10 12 (5.38%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.59%) Embedded C++
12 7 (3.14%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.69%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.35%) Ada
15 2 (0.90%) Ruby
16 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 89 (39.91%) Degree
2 8 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) BC Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) HND
4 1 (0.45%) PhD
4 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.69%) SLA
1 6 (2.69%) JTAG
2 2 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (9.87%) Firmware
2 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.90%) XenApp
4 2 (0.90%) vSphere
4 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.90%) iptables
5 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) SCCM
2 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.45%) WSUS
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.48%) EMC
3 8 (3.59%) Symbian
4 7 (3.14%) QNX
4 7 (3.14%) Wind River
5 5 (2.24%) VMware
5 5 (2.24%) Citrix
6 3 (1.35%) Apple
6 3 (1.35%) Progress
6 3 (1.35%) HP
6 3 (1.35%) Altera
6 3 (1.35%) Lauterbach
7 2 (0.90%) Altiris
7 2 (0.90%) Google
7 2 (0.90%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle
7 2 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.90%) SAP
7 2 (0.90%) Perforce
8 1 (0.45%) MKS
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