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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 790 706 713
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +7
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 112 171 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 94 142 166
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +28.20%

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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -73 102 £43,750 -7.89% 43
East of England -32 38 £45,000 -10.00% 29
Cambridgeshire -8 33 £50,000 -9.09% 25
Cambridge -5 32 £50,000 -16.66% 19
South East -58 21 £40,000 -19.19% 5
London -30 18 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Midlands +10 14 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Derbyshire - 12 £37,500 -
Derby - 11 £37,500 -
South West -35 10 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Surrey -15 9 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Wales +1 7 £37,500 -9.09% 2
North Wales - 7 £37,500 - 1
Denbighshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
St Asaph - 7 £37,500 - 1
Bristol -1 5 £41,000 -18.00% 1
Croydon -4 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Dorset -2 3 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Kent -4 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Hertfordshire -8 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Berkshire -12 3 £39,500 -26.16%
Guildford +11 2 £29,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -8 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire -10 2 £46,250 +2.77%
Leicestershire - 2 £40,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £37,500 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £34,500 -
Leicester - 2 £42,500 -

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 226 (73.62%) C
2 196 (63.84%) Linux
3 173 (56.35%) C++
4 168 (54.72%) Software Engineering
5 121 (39.41%) Degree
6 110 (35.83%) Windows
7 73 (23.78%) Embedded C
8 61 (19.87%) Firmware
9 60 (19.54%) Embedded Linux
10 58 (18.89%) C#
11 55 (17.92%) Electronics
12 53 (17.26%) Java
13 48 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (15.31%) Telecoms
14 47 (15.31%) Python
15 43 (14.01%) OO
16 40 (13.03%) TCP/IP
16 40 (13.03%) Computer Science
17 39 (12.70%) Android
17 39 (12.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 37 (12.05%) Ethernet
18 37 (12.05%) Multithreading
19 35 (11.40%) Embedded C++
20 34 (11.07%) Security Cleared
21 32 (10.42%) Embedded Systems
22 29 (9.45%) Microsoft
23 28 (9.12%) Perl
24 27 (8.79%) Ruby
25 26 (8.47%) Shell Script
25 26 (8.47%) Mentoring

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (3.91%) Apache
2 9 (2.93%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.95%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.63%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.98%) SAS
6 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (4.89%) MS Office
2 11 (3.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.03%) TCP/IP
2 37 (12.05%) Ethernet
3 18 (5.86%) DNS
4 14 (4.56%) SNMP
4 14 (4.56%) Wireless
5 13 (4.23%) SAN
5 13 (4.23%) Internet
5 13 (4.23%) HTTP
5 13 (4.23%) LTE
6 12 (3.91%) SSL
7 11 (3.58%) 4G
8 10 (3.26%) DHCP
9 9 (2.93%) Kerberos
9 9 (2.93%) LDAP
9 9 (2.93%) 3G
9 9 (2.93%) SSH
9 9 (2.93%) IGMP
10 8 (2.61%) 2G
11 7 (2.28%) RTSP
11 7 (2.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.93%) MySQL
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (5.54%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.58%) JIRA
3 10 (3.26%) WinDbg
4 9 (2.93%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (2.61%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.28%) Subversion
6 7 (2.28%) NUnit
7 6 (1.95%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.30%) Valgrind
8 4 (1.30%) Selenium
8 4 (1.30%) CppUnit
8 4 (1.30%) GCC
9 3 (0.98%) Robotium
9 3 (0.98%) FogBugz
9 3 (0.98%) Calabash
9 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.65%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.65%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
General
1 55 (17.92%) Electronics
2 47 (15.31%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.54%) Military
4 15 (4.89%) Aerospace
4 15 (4.89%) Avionics
5 11 (3.58%) Multimedia
6 10 (3.26%) Finance
7 8 (2.61%) Automotive
8 7 (2.28%) Games
9 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.63%) Marketing
11 4 (1.30%) Advertising
11 4 (1.30%) Banking
12 3 (0.98%) French Language
12 3 (0.98%) German Language
12 3 (0.98%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.33%) Retail
13 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 142 (46.25%) Software Engineer
2 71 (23.13%) Developer
3 43 (14.01%) C++ Developer
4 30 (9.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 28 (9.12%) C++ Software Engineer
5 28 (9.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 28 (9.12%) C Developer
6 26 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
7 21 (6.84%) Software Developer
8 17 (5.54%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.21%) Firmware Engineer
10 15 (4.89%) C Software Engineer
10 15 (4.89%) Hardware Engineer
11 14 (4.56%) Embedded Software Developer
11 14 (4.56%) Embedded C Developer
12 13 (4.23%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 13 (4.23%) C++ Software Developer
13 12 (3.91%) Senior C Developer
13 12 (3.91%) Senior Embedded C Developer
14 11 (3.58%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.82%) .NET
2 23 (7.49%) HTML
3 21 (6.84%) Flash
4 20 (6.51%) OpenGL
4 20 (6.51%) Middleware
4 20 (6.51%) Direct3D
5 14 (4.56%) HTML5
5 14 (4.56%) MFC
6 10 (3.26%) CSS
6 10 (3.26%) Qt
7 9 (2.93%) JSF
8 7 (2.28%) Android SDK
9 6 (1.95%) OpenCL
10 5 (1.63%) Direct3D Mobile
10 5 (1.63%) OpenGL ES
10 5 (1.63%) DirectX
10 5 (1.63%) POSIX
11 4 (1.30%) XML
12 3 (0.98%) Web Services
13 2 (0.65%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 61 (19.87%) Firmware
2 40 (13.03%) Computer Science
3 39 (12.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 32 (10.42%) Embedded Systems
5 23 (7.49%) 3D Graphics
6 22 (7.17%) Streaming Video
7 21 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (6.19%) Mathematics
9 18 (5.86%) VHDL
9 18 (5.86%) MPEG
10 16 (5.21%) Physics
11 14 (4.56%) Visualisation
11 14 (4.56%) Open Source
12 10 (3.26%) Clustering
12 10 (3.26%) Management Information System
12 10 (3.26%) User Experience
13 9 (2.93%) Chip and PIN
14 7 (2.28%) Digital Media
14 7 (2.28%) Mobile App
15 5 (1.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 196 (63.84%) Linux
2 110 (35.83%) Windows
3 60 (19.54%) Embedded Linux
4 39 (12.70%) Android
5 15 (4.89%) UNIX
6 11 (3.58%) VxWorks
7 9 (2.93%) FreeBSD
8 6 (1.95%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.98%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.65%) Solaris
10 2 (0.65%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.65%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.65%) uClinux
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.33%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.33%) SELinux
11 1 (0.33%) pSOS
11 1 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (54.72%) Software Engineering
2 48 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (14.01%) OO
4 37 (12.05%) Multithreading
5 26 (8.47%) Mentoring
6 21 (6.84%) Software Testing
7 20 (6.51%) UML
8 18 (5.86%) Android Development
9 17 (5.54%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (5.21%) Image Processing
10 16 (5.21%) Configuration Management
11 14 (4.56%) Integration Testing
12 13 (4.23%) Scrum
12 13 (4.23%) Validation
13 12 (3.91%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (3.91%) Unit Testing
14 11 (3.58%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (3.26%) Cyber Security
16 9 (2.93%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (73.62%) C
2 173 (56.35%) C++
3 73 (23.78%) Embedded C
4 58 (18.89%) C#
5 53 (17.26%) Java
6 47 (15.31%) Python
7 35 (11.40%) Embedded C++
8 28 (9.12%) Perl
9 27 (8.79%) Ruby
10 26 (8.47%) Shell Script
11 24 (7.82%) Assembly Language
12 16 (5.21%) SQL
13 12 (3.91%) JavaScript
13 12 (3.91%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.63%) Ada
14 5 (1.63%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.65%) PHP
16 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.33%) VB
16 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 121 (39.41%) Degree
2 34 (11.07%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.54%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.61%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.63%) PhD
6 3 (0.98%) MCP
6 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.65%) MCDST
7 2 (0.65%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.65%) HP AIS
7 2 (0.65%) MCSA
7 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.65%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB
8 1 (0.33%) MCSE
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.93%) JTAG
2 6 (1.95%) DO-178B
3 5 (1.63%) IEC 61508
4 4 (1.30%) SLA
5 2 (0.65%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 13 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.30%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.98%) Xen
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.65%) Squid
4 2 (0.65%) Samba
4 2 (0.65%) XenApp
4 2 (0.65%) XenServer
4 2 (0.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.33%) KVM
5 1 (0.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 29 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.23%) VMware
3 9 (2.93%) Citrix
4 8 (2.61%) Perforce
5 6 (1.95%) Cisco
6 5 (1.63%) Adobe
7 4 (1.30%) Coverity
7 4 (1.30%) Wind River
8 3 (0.98%) Xilinx
8 3 (0.98%) Avaya
9 2 (0.65%) IBM
9 2 (0.65%) HP
9 2 (0.65%) Dell
9 2 (0.65%) DataCore
10 1 (0.33%) Sencha
10 1 (0.33%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.33%) Facebook
10 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.33%) Dell KACE
10 1 (0.33%) Meraki
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