Period
to 23 September 2018

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 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 315 339
Rank change year-on-year +8 +24 +14
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 28 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.41% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 8
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -19.05% +31.25%
10th Percentile £43,750 £34,375 £38,300
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,125 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,374 4,132 4,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.45% 40.63% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,396 3,295 3,682
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,104 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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
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 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Wiltshire - 11 £47,500 -
Bristol +3 9 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Gloucestershire +23 7 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Dorset -30 1 - -
Device Driver
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 19 (67.86%) C++
2 17 (60.71%) C
3 16 (57.14%) Device Driver Development
4 14 (50.00%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Yocto
5 11 (39.29%) Open Source
6 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
7 8 (28.57%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) Network Security
8 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (25.00%) Python
8 7 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) RS-232
10 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
10 5 (17.86%) OO
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (14.29%) Marketing
11 4 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
11 4 (14.29%) Electronics
11 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft

Device Driver
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Network Security
2 6 (21.43%) RS-232
3 2 (7.14%) Software-Defined Radio
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) SMS
4 1 (3.57%) SSL
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
1 11 (39.29%) Software Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (28.57%) Embedded Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Embedded Software Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Principal Software Engineer
10 1 (3.57%) Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) C++ Team Leader
10 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) Software Team Leader
10 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Yocto
2 4 (14.29%) STL
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) OpenEmbedded
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.57%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (3.57%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) Android
4 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
4 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) VxWorks
6 1 (3.57%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Device Driver Development
2 11 (39.29%) Open Source
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (14.29%) OOD
6 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) SDLC
6 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) UML
6 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) C++
2 17 (60.71%) C
3 7 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) MISRA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) SAP