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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 793 733 692
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -41
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 106 200 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 76 168 156
Average salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,550 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -

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
42661 47290 42709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 39.83% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33662 37337 34591
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -59 94 £42,500 - 38
London +18 28 £60,000 +20.00% 6
South East -23 23 £42,500 -5.55% 8
East of England -8 20 £37,500 -13.29% 14
Cambridgeshire -16 16 £38,750 -8.82% 13
Cambridge -5 12 £41,250 -8.33% 10
Oxfordshire +11 7 £45,000 - 2
South West -38 7 £43,000 +22.85% 4
West Midlands -18 6 £43,750 +18.24% 1
Staffordshire - 6 £43,750 - 1
Scotland +22 5 £33,000 -14.28% 3
North West +2 5 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Brighton -16 5 £35,000 -12.50%
East Sussex -21 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Stafford - 5 £43,750 - 1
East Midlands +12 4 £56,750 +41.87% 2
West Sussex -7 4 £42,500 +3.03%
Glasgow - 4 £39,000 -
Surrey +9 3 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Essex -1 3 £37,500 -14.77%
Hampshire -11 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Manchester - 3 £37,500 -
Chinnor - 3 - -
City of London +23 2 £42,000 -20.00%
Oxford +9 2 - - 1
Guildford +3 2 £35,625 -20.83% 1
Cheshire -1 2 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Bristol -5 2 £41,000 +49.09%
Crawley -10 2 £42,500 -
Poole -11 2 £62,500 +56.25%

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 143 (66.51%) Software Engineering
2 134 (62.33%) Linux
3 127 (59.07%) C++
4 124 (57.67%) C
5 83 (38.60%) Degree
6 75 (34.88%) Windows
7 61 (28.37%) Java
8 59 (27.44%) TCP/IP
9 57 (26.51%) Electronics
10 47 (21.86%) Embedded Linux
11 42 (19.53%) C#
12 41 (19.07%) Android
13 39 (18.14%) Computer Science
14 37 (17.21%) Python
15 32 (14.88%) Perl
16 31 (14.42%) OO
17 30 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (13.49%) Multithreading
19 26 (12.09%) Firmware
20 25 (11.63%) Wireless
20 25 (11.63%) UML
21 24 (11.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
21 24 (11.16%) Mathematics
22 23 (10.70%) Visual Studio
22 23 (10.70%) Embedded C
22 23 (10.70%) Assembly Language
23 22 (10.23%) Embedded Systems
24 20 (9.30%) Physics
24 20 (9.30%) OOD
25 19 (8.84%) Microsoft

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (8.37%) OpenStack
2 10 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (3.26%) Apache
3 7 (3.26%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.79%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.26%) Simulink
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (4.65%) Heroku
1 10 (4.65%) Engine Yard
2 4 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (27.44%) TCP/IP
2 25 (11.63%) Wireless
3 15 (6.98%) Ethernet
4 13 (6.05%) Firewall
5 12 (5.58%) SSL
6 11 (5.12%) DNS
7 10 (4.65%) Internet
7 10 (4.65%) VLAN
8 8 (3.72%) SAN
8 8 (3.72%) Modbus
9 5 (2.33%) ZigBee
9 5 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.33%) VPN
9 5 (2.33%) HTTP
10 4 (1.86%) LTE
11 3 (1.40%) OpenVPN
11 3 (1.40%) 4G
11 3 (1.40%) FTP
11 3 (1.40%) 3G
11 3 (1.40%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.51%) MySQL
2 10 (4.65%) RDBMS
2 10 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 10 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 10 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.79%) Couchbase
4 5 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.33%) SQLite
5 3 (1.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (10.70%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.44%) Subversion
3 10 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.26%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.79%) LabVIEW
6 5 (2.33%) GCC
7 4 (1.86%) PVCS
8 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.47%) JIRA
9 1 (0.47%) Selenium
9 1 (0.47%) TestNG
9 1 (0.47%) Robotium
9 1 (0.47%) Robolectric
9 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 57 (26.51%) Electronics
2 16 (7.44%) Automotive
3 14 (6.51%) Finance
4 11 (5.12%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.33%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.86%) Games
8 3 (1.40%) Front Office
9 2 (0.93%) Marketing
9 2 (0.93%) Military
9 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.47%) Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 114 (53.02%) Software Engineer
2 51 (23.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 43 (20.00%) Developer
4 31 (14.42%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (13.02%) Software Developer
6 22 (10.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (8.37%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (6.05%) C++ Developer
8 13 (6.05%) C++ Software Developer
8 13 (6.05%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 13 (6.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) Firmware Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) Embedded Software Developer
10 7 (3.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.26%) Android Developer
11 6 (2.79%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.79%) Platform Engineer
11 6 (2.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.79%) Linux Developer
12 5 (2.33%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.37%) Middleware
2 17 (7.91%) Web Services
3 12 (5.58%) Qt
4 11 (5.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 11 (5.12%) .NET
5 10 (4.65%) STL
5 10 (4.65%) MCollective
6 9 (4.19%) DirectX
7 8 (3.72%) MFC
8 7 (3.26%) HTML
9 6 (2.79%) XML
9 6 (2.79%) OpenGL
9 6 (2.79%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.79%) Apache Flex
9 6 (2.79%) WCF
9 6 (2.79%) Android SDK
9 6 (2.79%) Dalvik
9 6 (2.79%) OpenCL
9 6 (2.79%) OpenGL ES
9 6 (2.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.14%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.16%) Mathematics
2 24 (11.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 22 (10.23%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (9.30%) Physics
5 13 (6.05%) Open Source
5 13 (6.05%) VHDL
6 12 (5.58%) Clustering
7 11 (5.12%) IPTV
8 10 (4.65%) Streaming Video
8 10 (4.65%) Algorithms
9 9 (4.19%) Over-the-Top Content
9 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.79%) Internet of Things
10 6 (2.79%) Video on Demand
10 6 (2.79%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (2.33%) GPGPU
11 5 (2.33%) 3D Printing
12 4 (1.86%) Mechatronics
12 4 (1.86%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 134 (62.33%) Linux
2 75 (34.88%) Windows
3 47 (21.86%) Embedded Linux
4 41 (19.07%) Android
5 17 (7.91%) Apple iOS
6 13 (6.05%) UNIX
7 12 (5.58%) Nucleus RTOS
8 11 (5.12%) CentOS
9 10 (4.65%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.79%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.86%) Windows CE
11 4 (1.86%) VxWorks
12 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.93%) Fedora
13 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (66.51%) Software Engineering
2 31 (14.42%) OO
3 30 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (13.49%) Multithreading
5 25 (11.63%) UML
6 20 (9.30%) OOD
7 16 (7.44%) Configuration Management
8 15 (6.98%) Time Management
9 14 (6.51%) Android Development
10 13 (6.05%) DevOps
11 12 (5.58%) Software Architecture
12 10 (4.65%) Load Balancing
12 10 (4.65%) TDD
12 10 (4.65%) Validation
13 9 (4.19%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (4.19%) Signal Processing
14 8 (3.72%) Embedded Software Development
14 8 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (3.26%) Workflow
16 6 (2.79%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (59.07%) C++
2 124 (57.67%) C
3 61 (28.37%) Java
4 42 (19.53%) C#
5 37 (17.21%) Python
6 32 (14.88%) Perl
7 23 (10.70%) Embedded C
7 23 (10.70%) Assembly Language
8 17 (7.91%) Bash Shell
9 16 (7.44%) SQL
10 15 (6.98%) Shell Script
10 15 (6.98%) Embedded C++
11 12 (5.58%) Objective-C
11 12 (5.58%) Ruby
12 10 (4.65%) Korn
13 8 (3.72%) JavaScript
14 7 (3.26%) MATLAB
15 5 (2.33%) PHP
16 2 (0.93%) Tcl
16 2 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (38.60%) Degree
2 12 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.79%) PhD
5 2 (0.93%) CCNA
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.93%) MCP
5 2 (0.93%) MCSE
5 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.26%) JTAG
2 6 (2.79%) QA
3 3 (1.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
System Software
1 26 (12.09%) Firmware
2 6 (2.79%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.93%) iptables
4 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (4.65%) Nagios
1 10 (4.65%) Puppet
1 10 (4.65%) Cobbler
1 10 (4.65%) collectd
2 6 (2.79%) Ansible
2 6 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.93%) WSUS
3 2 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) WMI
4 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 19 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.51%) QNX
3 12 (5.58%) VMware
3 12 (5.58%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.65%) Oracle
5 8 (3.72%) Akamai
6 4 (1.86%) Altera
7 3 (1.40%) Atmel
7 3 (1.40%) Green Hills
7 3 (1.40%) Xilinx
7 3 (1.40%) Wind River
7 3 (1.40%) Assembla
7 3 (1.40%) Progress
7 3 (1.40%) EMC
8 2 (0.93%) SAP
8 2 (0.93%) HP
9 1 (0.47%) Intel
9 1 (0.47%) Citrix
9 1 (0.47%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.47%) NetApp
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Salary: £32500 - £42500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Advantage XPO
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ECM Selection
Salary: c£70k DoE + top benefits
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £42K
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Derbyshire
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Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
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Salary: 45,000 - 52,000
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