The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Device Drivers
England / South West
Rank 230 242 242
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 7 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.40% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 10
Median salary £47,500 £39,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.25% -8.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £37,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £42,900 £61,000
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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1723 2250 1921
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.32% 38.57% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1702 1515
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,130 £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 West

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

Device Driver
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Device Driver in the South West

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in the South West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in the South West

Device Driver
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Dorset +29 4 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Bristol +5 2 £38,250 - 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 £57,500 +45.56%
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) C++
2 12 (75.00%) C
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Degree
5 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) DevOps
6 7 (43.75%) Network Security
6 7 (43.75%) Python
6 7 (43.75%) Unix
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
7 6 (37.50%) Information Security
7 6 (37.50%) Android
7 6 (37.50%) Device Driver Development
8 4 (25.00%) Bluetooth
8 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) EMC
9 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 2 (12.50%) Firmware
10 2 (12.50%) GitHub
11 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
11 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (6.25%) Yocto
11 1 (6.25%) Internet

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Doxygen
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Network Security
2 4 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) CMake
2 1 (6.25%) CppUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) CAN bus
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Android
3 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Device Driver Development
3 6 (37.50%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C
1 12 (75.00%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
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