Period
to 25 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 414 260 501
Rank change year-on-year -154 +241 -3
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 24 17 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.21% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.66% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 21
10th Percentile £37,500 £44,000 "
25th Percentile £39,375 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £65,313 £62,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £68,125 £64,500 "
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +31.58%

Device Driver is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,475 2,579 8,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.00% 31.85% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,763 2,117 6,548
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Device Driver as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in the South East

Device Driver
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Device Driver in the South East.

Salary trend for Device Driver in the South East

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Device Driver in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in the South East

Device Driver
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
Hampshire -115 8 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Surrey - 7 £50,000 -
Thames Valley -89 6 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Kent - 3 £62,500 - 1
Berkshire -75 2 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Device Driver
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing Device Driver 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 South East region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 21 (87.50%) Linux
3 19 (79.17%) C++
4 17 (70.83%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (58.33%) Device Driver Development
5 14 (58.33%) Degree
5 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
6 13 (54.17%) C
7 8 (33.33%) Firmware
7 8 (33.33%) JIRA
7 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 8 (33.33%) OpenCV
8 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (25.00%) Subversion
8 6 (25.00%) Python
8 6 (25.00%) Yocto
9 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (20.83%) OO
9 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
9 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) IPsec
10 4 (16.67%) Electronics
10 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
10 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
10 4 (16.67%) 3G
10 4 (16.67%) Intel
10 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 4 (16.67%) Bluetooth

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Azure
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
1 2 (8.33%) OneDrive
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (16.67%) 3G
2 4 (16.67%) 4G
2 4 (16.67%) Bluetooth
2 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (16.67%) IPsec
2 4 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) MPLS
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) PBX
3 2 (8.33%) Skype
3 2 (8.33%) Software-Defined Radio
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) VLAN
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.67%) Electronics
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 15 (62.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (58.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (41.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (29.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (20.83%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (8.33%) IT Support
9 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) OpenCV
2 6 (25.00%) Yocto
3 4 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (16.67%) GStreamer
3 4 (16.67%) JSON
3 4 (16.67%) REST
3 4 (16.67%) STL
3 4 (16.67%) TensorFlow
3 4 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) SAML
5 1 (4.17%) Android SDK
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 4 (16.67%) CUDA
1 4 (16.67%) Renewable Energy
1 4 (16.67%) Robotics
1 4 (16.67%) SIMD
1 4 (16.67%) State Machine
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (8.33%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) GPGPU
4 1 (4.17%) Verilog
4 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (8.33%) CentOS
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (58.33%) Device Driver Development
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Computer Vision
4 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) Deep Learning
4 4 (16.67%) Edge AI
4 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C++
2 13 (54.17%) C
3 6 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Intel
1 4 (16.67%) NVIDIA
2 2 (8.33%) Aruba
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (8.33%) Juniper
2 2 (8.33%) Mitel
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Ruckus Wireless