The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Device Drivers
England / North West
Rank 220 231 257
Rank change year-on-year +11 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 29 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.12% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 4
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.77% +17.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.17%  

Device Driver is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2475 2208 2358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.29% 38.84% 35.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1804 1892
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Device Driver as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in the North West

Device Driver
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Device Driver in the North West

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in the North West

Device Driver
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 20 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire +16 9 £37,500 -14.77%
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 33 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (84.85%) C
2 28 (84.85%) Linux
3 27 (81.82%) Embedded Linux
4 24 (72.73%) Device Driver Development
5 23 (69.70%) Software Engineering
6 22 (66.67%) Embedded C
7 21 (63.64%) PHP
7 21 (63.64%) TCP/IP
7 21 (63.64%) HTML
7 21 (63.64%) SOAP
7 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
8 20 (60.61%) Embedded C++
9 17 (51.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 17 (51.52%) Degree
10 11 (33.33%) HNC
10 11 (33.33%) HND
10 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
11 10 (30.30%) Java
11 10 (30.30%) Validation
12 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
13 8 (24.24%) Electronics
13 8 (24.24%) Bluetooth
13 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
14 6 (18.18%) Multimedia
14 6 (18.18%) Speech Recognition
14 6 (18.18%) Smartphone
14 6 (18.18%) BREW
14 6 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (18.18%) Nucleus RTOS

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 8 (24.24%) Bluetooth
3 6 (18.18%) DVB
3 6 (18.18%) GPRS
3 6 (18.18%) GSM
3 6 (18.18%) NFC
3 6 (18.18%) UMTS
3 6 (18.18%) VoIP
3 6 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (18.18%) WLAN
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) RFID
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 8 (24.24%) Electronics
3 6 (18.18%) Automotive
3 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (54.55%) Embedded Engineer
3 18 (54.55%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 17 (51.52%) Embedded Developer
4 17 (51.52%) Linux Developer
5 10 (30.30%) Software Engineer
6 7 (21.21%) C Developer
6 7 (21.21%) C/C++ Developer
6 7 (21.21%) C++ Developer
6 7 (21.21%) Embedded C Developer
6 7 (21.21%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 7 (21.21%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 6 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
7 6 (18.18%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 6 (18.18%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) HTML
1 21 (63.64%) SOAP
2 6 (18.18%) BREW
2 6 (18.18%) Flash
2 6 (18.18%) J2ME
2 6 (18.18%) Middleware
2 6 (18.18%) OpenAL
2 6 (18.18%) OpenCL
2 6 (18.18%) OpenGL
2 6 (18.18%) Qt
2 6 (18.18%) Series 60
2 6 (18.18%) SVG
2 6 (18.18%) UIQ
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) WCF
4 2 (6.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) iPhone
2 6 (18.18%) MPEG
2 6 (18.18%) Smartphone
3 3 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 27 (81.82%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Android
3 6 (18.18%) Nucleus RTOS
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Device Driver Development
2 23 (69.70%) Software Engineering
3 17 (51.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 10 (30.30%) Validation
5 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
6 6 (18.18%) DRM
6 6 (18.18%) Mobile Commerce
6 6 (18.18%) Speech Recognition
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) OO
7 4 (12.12%) OOP
8 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
8 2 (6.06%) MVC
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
9 1 (3.03%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (84.85%) C
3 22 (66.67%) Embedded C
4 21 (63.64%) PHP
5 20 (60.61%) Embedded C++
6 10 (30.30%) Java
7 4 (12.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) HNC
2 11 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Intel
1 6 (18.18%) Symbian
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