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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 415 426
Rank change year-on-year +41 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 20 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.33% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 18
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,100 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £49,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5444 7241 8112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 37.29% 39.31% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4519 6012 6355
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Device Driver
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
West Sussex +15 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Kent +3 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire +17 2 £45,750 -2.65%
Oxfordshire +12 2 £60,000 +62.16%
Berkshire +32 1 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +26 1 £50,000 +14.28%
Device Driver
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 12 (46.15%) C++
4 10 (38.46%) Python
4 10 (38.46%) Debian
4 10 (38.46%) CentOS
4 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (38.46%) Vagrant
4 10 (38.46%) KVM
4 10 (38.46%) Ansible
4 10 (38.46%) SELinux
4 10 (38.46%) iptables
5 9 (34.62%) LXC
5 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
5 9 (34.62%) Build Automation
5 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
5 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 9 (34.62%) DNS
5 9 (34.62%) Internet
5 9 (34.62%) Perl
6 7 (26.92%) Device Driver Development
7 6 (23.08%) C
8 5 (19.23%) Middleware
8 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
8 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++
8 5 (19.23%) Video Processing
8 5 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (15.38%) JIRA

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 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Vagrant
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.85%) CMake
4 1 (3.85%) CppUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) GCC
4 1 (3.85%) GDB
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Administrator
1 10 (38.46%) Linux Administrator
1 10 (38.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 10 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (34.62%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Software Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Deskside Support
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) Qt
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) ActiveX
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) Celery
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) Django
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) React
3 1 (3.85%) WinForms
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.85%) XSLT
3 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Verilog
4 1 (3.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) CentOS
2 10 (38.46%) Debian
3 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Build Automation
1 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Device Driver Development
3 5 (19.23%) Video Processing
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C++
2 10 (38.46%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
3 9 (34.62%) Perl
4 6 (23.08%) C
5 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++
6 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
7 2 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) IEC 61131
2 1 (3.85%) JTAG
2 1 (3.85%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) iptables
1 10 (38.46%) KVM
2 9 (34.62%) LXC
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Firmware
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Ansible
1 10 (38.46%) SELinux
2 1 (3.85%) Marathon
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.85%) Altera
3 1 (3.85%) Xilinx
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