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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 782 709 678
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -31
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 101 201 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 62 165 148
Average salary £42,250 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.97% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -68 89 £42,000 -4.54% 36
South East -22 30 £40,000 -11.11% 10
London +25 21 £60,000 +14.28% 1
East of England -15 20 £37,500 -14.77% 14
Cambridgeshire -14 18 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Cambridge +3 10 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Oxfordshire +20 8 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -5 7 - - 3
Staffordshire - 7 - - 2
Brighton +12 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Newbury +8 6 - - 1
East Sussex +6 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Berkshire -5 6 - - 5
Stafford - 6 - - 2
Scotland +25 5 £33,500 -
East Midlands +5 4 £56,750 +41.87% 2
Hampshire -2 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Glasgow - 4 £34,000 -
Oxford +10 3 - - 1
West Sussex -5 3 £42,500 +6.25%
South West -32 3 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Chinnor - 3 - -
City of London +41 2 £42,000 -6.66%
Surrey +10 2 £43,125 -4.16% 1
Essex 0 2 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Crawley -7 2 £42,500 -
North West -8 2 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Cheshire -10 2 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Wiltshire -11 2 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Northamptonshire - 2 - - 1

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 155 (71.10%) Software Engineering
2 134 (61.47%) C++
3 130 (59.63%) Linux
4 121 (55.50%) C
5 84 (38.53%) Degree
6 81 (37.16%) Windows
7 63 (28.90%) Electronics
8 61 (27.98%) TCP/IP
9 50 (22.94%) Java
10 44 (20.18%) Embedded Linux
11 42 (19.27%) C#
12 41 (18.81%) Android
13 39 (17.89%) Computer Science
14 38 (17.43%) Multithreading
15 34 (15.60%) Python
16 33 (15.14%) OO
16 33 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (14.22%) Perl
18 28 (12.84%) Wireless
19 26 (11.93%) Visual Studio
19 26 (11.93%) Embedded Systems
20 25 (11.47%) UML
20 25 (11.47%) Firmware
21 23 (10.55%) OOD
21 23 (10.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 22 (10.09%) Mathematics
22 22 (10.09%) Embedded C
22 22 (10.09%) Assembly Language
23 20 (9.17%) Automotive
24 19 (8.72%) Middleware

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (7.34%) OpenStack
2 10 (4.59%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (3.21%) Apache
3 7 (3.21%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.75%) JBoss
5 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.67%) Simulink
2 5 (2.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (4.59%) Heroku
1 10 (4.59%) Engine Yard
2 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (27.98%) TCP/IP
2 28 (12.84%) Wireless
3 12 (5.50%) SSL
3 12 (5.50%) Firewall
4 11 (5.05%) HTTP
5 10 (4.59%) VLAN
5 10 (4.59%) Internet
5 10 (4.59%) DNS
5 10 (4.59%) Modbus
6 8 (3.67%) SAN
6 8 (3.67%) Ethernet
6 8 (3.67%) FTP
7 5 (2.29%) ZigBee
8 4 (1.83%) LTE
8 4 (1.83%) RTP
8 4 (1.83%) VPN
8 4 (1.83%) 4G
9 3 (1.38%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.38%) GSM
9 3 (1.38%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.88%) MySQL
2 10 (4.59%) RDBMS
2 10 (4.59%) MongoDB
2 10 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (4.59%) NoSQL
2 10 (4.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.75%) Couchbase
4 5 (2.29%) SQLite
4 5 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.38%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (11.93%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.34%) Subversion
3 10 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.21%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.75%) LabVIEW
6 4 (1.83%) PVCS
7 3 (1.38%) GCC
8 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.46%) Robotium
8 1 (0.46%) Robolectric
8 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.46%) JIRA
8 1 (0.46%) Selenium
8 1 (0.46%) TestNG
General
1 63 (28.90%) Electronics
2 20 (9.17%) Automotive
3 17 (7.80%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.21%) Finance
5 5 (2.29%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.83%) Games
7 3 (1.38%) Marketing
8 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.92%) Military
9 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (59.17%) Software Engineer
2 55 (25.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 42 (19.27%) Developer
4 33 (15.14%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (12.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 26 (11.93%) Software Developer
7 20 (9.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (5.96%) C++ Developer
8 13 (5.96%) C++ Software Developer
9 12 (5.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 10 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.13%) Real Time Engineer
11 9 (4.13%) Real Time Software Engineer
11 9 (4.13%) Embedded Software Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Firmware Engineer
13 7 (3.21%) Android Developer
13 7 (3.21%) Linux Developer
13 7 (3.21%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 6 (2.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 5 (2.29%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.72%) Middleware
2 17 (7.80%) Web Services
3 15 (6.88%) .NET
4 12 (5.50%) STL
4 12 (5.50%) Qt
4 12 (5.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (4.59%) MCollective
6 9 (4.13%) HTML
6 9 (4.13%) DirectX
7 8 (3.67%) MFC
8 7 (3.21%) HTML5
9 6 (2.75%) Apache Flex
9 6 (2.75%) WCF
9 6 (2.75%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.75%) OpenGL
9 6 (2.75%) CSS
9 6 (2.75%) XML
9 6 (2.75%) Android SDK
9 6 (2.75%) Dalvik
9 6 (2.75%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.89%) Computer Science
2 26 (11.93%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (10.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 22 (10.09%) Mathematics
5 18 (8.26%) Physics
6 14 (6.42%) Open Source
7 12 (5.50%) VHDL
8 11 (5.05%) Streaming Video
8 11 (5.05%) Clustering
8 11 (5.05%) IPTV
9 10 (4.59%) Algorithms
10 9 (4.13%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (2.75%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (2.75%) Internet of Things
11 6 (2.75%) Video on Demand
12 5 (2.29%) GPGPU
12 5 (2.29%) 3D Printing
12 5 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (2.29%) Raspberry Pi
12 5 (2.29%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 130 (59.63%) Linux
2 81 (37.16%) Windows
3 44 (20.18%) Embedded Linux
4 41 (18.81%) Android
5 18 (8.26%) Apple iOS
6 13 (5.96%) Nucleus RTOS
7 11 (5.05%) CentOS
8 10 (4.59%) Ubuntu
9 9 (4.13%) UNIX
10 8 (3.67%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.75%) Windows NT
11 6 (2.75%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.83%) Windows CE
12 4 (1.83%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.92%) Fedora
13 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (71.10%) Software Engineering
2 38 (17.43%) Multithreading
3 33 (15.14%) OO
3 33 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (11.47%) UML
5 23 (10.55%) OOD
6 17 (7.80%) Time Management
7 16 (7.34%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.42%) Android Development
9 13 (5.96%) Software Architecture
10 11 (5.05%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (5.05%) TDD
11 10 (4.59%) Load Balancing
11 10 (4.59%) Validation
11 10 (4.59%) DevOps
12 9 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (3.67%) Embedded Software Development
14 7 (3.21%) Signal Processing
15 6 (2.75%) Mobile Development
15 6 (2.75%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (61.47%) C++
2 121 (55.50%) C
3 50 (22.94%) Java
4 42 (19.27%) C#
5 34 (15.60%) Python
6 31 (14.22%) Perl
7 22 (10.09%) Embedded C
7 22 (10.09%) Assembly Language
8 15 (6.88%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.42%) Embedded C++
10 13 (5.96%) Objective-C
11 12 (5.50%) Shell Script
11 12 (5.50%) SQL
12 11 (5.05%) Ruby
13 10 (4.59%) Korn
13 10 (4.59%) JavaScript
14 8 (3.67%) MATLAB
14 8 (3.67%) VC++
15 6 (2.75%) PHP
16 2 (0.92%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 84 (38.53%) Degree
2 12 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.29%) PhD
5 2 (0.92%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) CCNA
5 2 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.92%) MCP
5 2 (0.92%) MCSE
6 1 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) JTAG
1 6 (2.75%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
3 2 (0.92%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (11.47%) Firmware
2 6 (2.75%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) iptables
4 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (4.59%) Nagios
1 10 (4.59%) Puppet
1 10 (4.59%) Cobbler
1 10 (4.59%) collectd
2 6 (2.75%) Ansible
2 6 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (6.88%) Microsoft
1 15 (6.88%) QNX
2 11 (5.05%) Red Hat
2 11 (5.05%) VMware
3 10 (4.59%) Oracle
4 8 (3.67%) Akamai
5 4 (1.83%) Altera
6 3 (1.38%) Wind River
6 3 (1.38%) Atmel
6 3 (1.38%) Assembla
6 3 (1.38%) Progress
6 3 (1.38%) Xilinx
6 3 (1.38%) Green Hills
7 2 (0.92%) EMC
7 2 (0.92%) SAP
8 1 (0.46%) Intel
8 1 (0.46%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.46%) Motorola
8 1 (0.46%) HP
8 1 (0.46%) MKS
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