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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 225 248
Rank change year-on-year -42 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 2 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.029% 0.053% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.072% 0.13% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Median salary £47,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £38,400 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% +8.66%  

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 2774 2241 2396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.64% 39.80% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 1931 1930
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -29 2 £47,500 -
Device Driver
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 30 (96.77%) C++
2 26 (83.87%) C
2 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 26 (83.87%) Embedded Linux
3 22 (70.97%) Device Driver Development
4 21 (67.74%) TCP/IP
4 21 (67.74%) Embedded C
5 20 (64.52%) SOAP
5 20 (64.52%) HTML
5 20 (64.52%) PHP
5 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
5 20 (64.52%) Git (software)
6 19 (61.29%) Embedded C++
7 16 (51.61%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 15 (48.39%) Degree
9 9 (29.03%) Validation
9 9 (29.03%) Java
9 9 (29.03%) HNC
9 9 (29.03%) HND
9 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
9 9 (29.03%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
10 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
10 8 (25.81%) Electronics
11 7 (22.58%) Windows
11 7 (22.58%) Bluetooth
12 6 (19.35%) NFC
12 6 (19.35%) Android
12 6 (19.35%) iPhone
12 6 (19.35%) Qt

Device Driver
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) Bluetooth
3 6 (19.35%) DVB
3 6 (19.35%) GPRS
3 6 (19.35%) GSM
3 6 (19.35%) NFC
3 6 (19.35%) UMTS
3 6 (19.35%) VoIP
3 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (19.35%) WLAN
4 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.23%) RFID
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 8 (25.81%) Electronics
1 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
2 6 (19.35%) Automotive
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (61.29%) Developer
3 18 (58.06%) Embedded Engineer
3 18 (58.06%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 16 (51.61%) Embedded Developer
4 16 (51.61%) Linux Developer
5 10 (32.26%) Software Engineer
6 7 (22.58%) C Developer
6 7 (22.58%) C/C++ Developer
6 7 (22.58%) C++ Developer
6 7 (22.58%) Embedded C Developer
6 7 (22.58%) Embedded C Engineer
6 7 (22.58%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 7 (22.58%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 7 (22.58%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 7 (22.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) HTML
1 20 (64.52%) SOAP
2 6 (19.35%) BREW
2 6 (19.35%) Flash
2 6 (19.35%) J2ME
2 6 (19.35%) Middleware
2 6 (19.35%) OpenAL
2 6 (19.35%) OpenCL
2 6 (19.35%) OpenGL
2 6 (19.35%) Qt
2 6 (19.35%) Series 60
2 6 (19.35%) SVG
2 6 (19.35%) UIQ
3 2 (6.45%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 6 (19.35%) iPhone
2 6 (19.35%) MPEG
2 6 (19.35%) Smartphone
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.45%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Embedded Linux
1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Android
3 6 (19.35%) Nucleus RTOS
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 8
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Device Driver Development
2 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
3 16 (51.61%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 9 (29.03%) Validation
5 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
6 6 (19.35%) DRM
6 6 (19.35%) Mobile Commerce
6 6 (19.35%) Speech Recognition
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) OOP
8 1 (3.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL
8 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.23%) MVC
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C++
2 26 (83.87%) C
3 21 (67.74%) Embedded C
4 20 (64.52%) PHP
5 19 (61.29%) Embedded C++
6 9 (29.03%) Java
7 3 (9.68%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 9 (29.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (29.03%) HNC
2 9 (29.03%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Intel
1 6 (19.35%) Symbian
2 1 (3.23%) AppSense
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft