Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Device Driver Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver Development over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Device Driver Development
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1076 1097 1127
Rank change year-on-year +21 +30 +97
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver Development 28 89 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.053% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.058% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 21 84 59
England median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £48,750 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.22% +15.00% +11.11%

Device Driver Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 135,846 154,431 160,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.64% 91.92% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,599 123,606 134,296
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Device Driver Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Device Driver Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver Development in England

Device Driver Development
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Device Driver Development in England.

Salary trend for Device Driver Development in England

Device Driver Development
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver Development in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Device Driver Development in England

Device Driver Development
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver Development within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +20 14 £55,000 +37.50% 3
South West +24 7 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 - 3
North of England - 4 £47,500 - 3
Midlands +31 1 - - 1
East Midlands +19 1 - -
East of England +16 1 £51,000 -9.33% 12
Device Driver Development
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Device Driver Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Device Driver Development.

1 28 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 24 (85.71%) Linux
3 22 (78.57%) C++
4 20 (71.43%) C
5 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 16 (57.14%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (35.71%) Electronics
7 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 7 (25.00%) Qt
8 6 (21.43%) Android
8 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++
8 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (21.43%) Automotive
9 5 (17.86%) Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Qt Quick
10 4 (14.29%) Yocto
10 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 4 (14.29%) QML
11 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
11 3 (10.71%) GStreamer
11 3 (10.71%) RS-232
11 3 (10.71%) Scrum
11 3 (10.71%) Assembly Language
12 2 (7.14%) Firmware
12 2 (7.14%) Windows
12 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
12 2 (7.14%) GSM

Device Driver Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) RS-232
3 2 (7.14%) GSM
3 2 (7.14%) Modbus
4 1 (3.57%) DVB
4 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) CppUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.57%) CMake
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) GDB
2 1 (3.57%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (3.57%) Hudson
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Redmine
2 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (35.71%) Electronics
2 6 (21.43%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (35.71%) Software Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Qt
2 4 (14.29%) QML
2 4 (14.29%) Qt Quick
2 4 (14.29%) Yocto
3 3 (10.71%) GStreamer
4 1 (3.57%) DirectX
4 1 (3.57%) Flash
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) OpenEmbedded
4 1 (3.57%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.57%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (3.57%) PlayReady
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) Vulkan
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.14%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Digital TV
4 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Android
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.14%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.14%) Signal Processing
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Gantt Chart
5 1 (3.57%) Memory Management
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C++
2 20 (71.43%) C
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++
5 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) Assembly Language
7 2 (7.14%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) GLSL
8 1 (3.57%) HLSL
8 1 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) APMP
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) JTAG
2 1 (3.57%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Conax
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) SAP
1 1 (3.57%) Verimatrix