Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 327 337
Rank change year-on-year +42 +10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 56 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.52% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 46 14 12
South West median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% +17.09% -3.66%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,625 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,625 £53,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 4,434 4,119 4,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.23% 39.93% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,445 3,298 3,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +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
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in the South West over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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 6 months to 19 June 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
Gloucestershire +33 21 £46,000 -16.36% 3
Wiltshire - 14 £50,000 - 1
Bristol +8 13 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Dorset -39 8 £42,500 -8.11%
Device Driver
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 42 (75.00%) C
2 41 (73.21%) Linux
3 38 (67.86%) C++
4 31 (55.36%) Software Engineering
5 25 (44.64%) Device Driver Development
6 22 (39.29%) Embedded Linux
7 21 (37.50%) Windows
7 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 21 (37.50%) Yocto
8 20 (35.71%) Python
9 19 (33.93%) Embedded C
9 19 (33.93%) Android
10 17 (30.36%) Open Source
11 16 (28.57%) Network Security
11 16 (28.57%) OO
12 15 (26.79%) Embedded C++
12 15 (26.79%) OOD
13 13 (23.21%) Degree
13 13 (23.21%) Embedded Software Development
13 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
13 13 (23.21%) Unix
14 12 (21.43%) Mac OS X
14 12 (21.43%) Information Security
14 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
14 12 (21.43%) DevOps
15 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
15 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (17.86%) DV Cleared
16 10 (17.86%) Customer Requirements
17 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity

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 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Network Security
2 5 (8.93%) RS-232
3 3 (5.36%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.79%) HTTP
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) SMS
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) WAN
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Electronics
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Embedded Engineer
1 22 (39.29%) Linux Engineer
2 21 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 14 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Principal Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) Yocto
2 8 (14.29%) STL
3 7 (12.50%) .NET
4 5 (8.93%) GStreamer
4 5 (8.93%) Qt
5 4 (7.14%) Middleware
6 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.57%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.07%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (16.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.79%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.79%) Contactless
4 1 (1.79%) Cyber Warfare
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Linux
2 22 (39.29%) Embedded Linux
3 21 (37.50%) Windows
4 19 (33.93%) Android
5 13 (23.21%) Unix
6 12 (21.43%) Mac OS X
7 7 (12.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 3 (5.36%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.79%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Software Engineering
2 25 (44.64%) Device Driver Development
3 17 (30.36%) Open Source
4 16 (28.57%) OO
5 15 (26.79%) OOD
6 13 (23.21%) Embedded Software Development
7 12 (21.43%) DevOps
7 12 (21.43%) Information Security
8 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (17.86%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (14.29%) SDLC
11 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
11 8 (14.29%) UML
11 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
12 6 (10.71%) Scrum
13 4 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
13 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) C
2 38 (67.86%) C++
3 20 (35.71%) Python
4 19 (33.93%) Embedded C
5 15 (26.79%) Embedded C++
6 9 (16.07%) C#
7 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.57%) Java
8 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) Degree
3 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
4 10 (17.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) MISRA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) SAP