Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 748 778 849
Rank change year-on-year +30 +71 +11
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 159 137 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.17% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 139 107 113
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £60,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 38,400 40,130 45,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.00% 40.39% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29,783 31,959 36,317
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in the UK excluding London

Device Driver
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Device Driver in the UK excluding London

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in the UK excluding London

Device Driver
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
South East +22 56 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South West +28 39 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Midlands +30 32 £42,500 - 11
East Midlands +9 26 £37,500 -11.76% 5
East of England +37 19 £57,500 +35.29% 14
North of England +6 11 £40,000 -5.88% 5
West Midlands +30 6 £42,500 - 6
Yorkshire +23 5 £42,500 - 3
Scotland -29 4 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North West -3 3 £25,000 -33.33% 2
North East - 3 £40,000 -
Device Driver
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 113 (71.07%) C
2 107 (67.30%) C++
3 84 (52.83%) Software Engineering
4 77 (48.43%) Linux
5 69 (43.40%) Degree
6 47 (29.56%) Device Driver Development
7 42 (26.42%) Python
8 40 (25.16%) Embedded Systems
9 36 (22.64%) Embedded Linux
10 33 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (20.13%) Computer Science
12 31 (19.50%) Subversion
13 28 (17.61%) Windows
14 26 (16.35%) Manufacturing
14 26 (16.35%) GitHub
15 25 (15.72%) Security Cleared
15 25 (15.72%) TCP/IP
16 24 (15.09%) Android
17 22 (13.84%) Open Source
17 22 (13.84%) Firmware
18 21 (13.21%) Network Security
19 20 (12.58%) Git (software)
19 20 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
20 19 (11.95%) Test Automation
20 19 (11.95%) SC Cleared
21 18 (11.32%) Unit Testing
21 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
21 18 (11.32%) OO
21 18 (11.32%) Unix
21 18 (11.32%) Cybersecurity

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 3 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.63%) Simulink
1 1 (0.63%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.35%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.72%) TCP/IP
2 21 (13.21%) Network Security
3 13 (8.18%) Ethernet
4 7 (4.40%) GSM
4 7 (4.40%) RS-232
5 5 (3.14%) HTTP
5 5 (3.14%) Internet
5 5 (3.14%) Wireless
6 4 (2.52%) Modbus
7 3 (1.89%) Software-Defined Radio
8 2 (1.26%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.26%) DVB
8 2 (1.26%) Firewall
9 1 (0.63%) 802.15
9 1 (0.63%) LAN
9 1 (0.63%) Profibus
9 1 (0.63%) SMS
9 1 (0.63%) SSL
9 1 (0.63%) WAN
9 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.14%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.52%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (19.50%) Subversion
2 20 (12.58%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.40%) CppUnit
4 6 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.77%) JIRA
5 5 (3.14%) Rational Rose
6 3 (1.89%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.89%) CMake
6 3 (1.89%) CocoaPods
6 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.89%) GDB
6 3 (1.89%) Hudson
7 1 (0.63%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.63%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.63%) Redmine
7 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (16.35%) Manufacturing
2 17 (10.69%) Electronics
3 12 (7.55%) Marketing
4 9 (5.66%) Finance
5 5 (3.14%) Automotive
5 5 (3.14%) Games
6 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.89%) Advertising
8 2 (1.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 74 (46.54%) Software Engineer
2 65 (40.88%) Embedded Engineer
3 46 (28.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 40 (25.16%) Developer
5 26 (16.35%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (11.95%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 18 (11.32%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.55%) C Software Engineer
8 12 (7.55%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
8 12 (7.55%) Lead Software Engineer
9 10 (6.29%) C Developer
9 10 (6.29%) Embedded Developer
10 9 (5.66%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) Embedded Software Developer
10 9 (5.66%) Firmware Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) Python Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) Python Software Engineer
11 8 (5.03%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.03%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (4.40%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.06%) Yocto
2 12 (7.55%) AngularJS
3 10 (6.29%) Middleware
3 10 (6.29%) Node.js
4 9 (5.66%) HTML
4 9 (5.66%) React
4 9 (5.66%) XML
5 8 (5.03%) REST
6 7 (4.40%) STL
7 6 (3.77%) Qt
8 5 (3.14%) CSS
8 5 (3.14%) jQuery
8 5 (3.14%) JSON
8 5 (3.14%) SOAP
8 5 (3.14%) Spring
8 5 (3.14%) Web Services
9 4 (2.52%) Vue.js
10 3 (1.89%) .NET
10 3 (1.89%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.16%) Embedded Systems
2 32 (20.13%) Computer Science
3 17 (10.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.14%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.14%) PDA
6 4 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.52%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.89%) CAN bus
7 3 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.89%) Smart Home
7 3 (1.89%) State Machine
7 3 (1.89%) User Experience
8 2 (1.26%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.26%) Fintech
8 2 (1.26%) Robotics
9 1 (0.63%) Contactless
9 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 77 (48.43%) Linux
2 36 (22.64%) Embedded Linux
3 28 (17.61%) Windows
4 24 (15.09%) Android
5 18 (11.32%) Unix
6 17 (10.69%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.77%) VxWorks
8 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.26%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.63%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.63%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (52.83%) Software Engineering
2 47 (29.56%) Device Driver Development
3 33 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (13.84%) Open Source
5 20 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (11.95%) Test Automation
7 18 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (11.32%) OO
7 18 (11.32%) SDLC
7 18 (11.32%) Unit Testing
8 17 (10.69%) DevOps
8 17 (10.69%) Information Security
9 16 (10.06%) UML
10 15 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (9.43%) Scrum
11 14 (8.81%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (7.55%) Time Management
13 11 (6.92%) Embedded Software Development
13 11 (6.92%) TDD
14 9 (5.66%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 113 (71.07%) C
2 107 (67.30%) C++
3 42 (26.42%) Python
4 17 (10.69%) Java
5 16 (10.06%) SQL
6 13 (8.18%) Embedded C++
7 12 (7.55%) C#
7 12 (7.55%) Embedded C
7 12 (7.55%) JavaScript
8 10 (6.29%) Assembly Language
9 7 (4.40%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.14%) Ruby
11 4 (2.52%) Go
12 3 (1.89%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.89%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.89%) R
13 2 (1.26%) Perl
14 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.63%) VBA
14 1 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 69 (43.40%) Degree
2 25 (15.72%) Security Cleared
3 19 (11.95%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.81%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.40%) PhD
6 2 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) MISRA
2 4 (2.52%) JTAG
3 2 (1.26%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (13.84%) Firmware
2 4 (2.52%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.14%) Apple
3 4 (2.52%) SAP
4 3 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.26%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) Capita
6 1 (0.63%) Conax
6 1 (0.63%) Facebook
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle
6 1 (0.63%) QNX
6 1 (0.63%) Verimatrix
6 1 (0.63%) Wind River