Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 721 782 811
Rank change year-on-year +61 +29 +33
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 167 121 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.18% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 145 105 137
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +11.76%

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 37,828 38,779 43,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.94% 40.14% 39.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29,261 30,787 35,067
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £66,250
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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Midlands +46 52 £42,500 - 7
South East +27 49 £57,500 +27.78% 25
East Midlands +21 46 £42,500 - 5
East of England +22 27 £57,500 +21.05% 28
South West +5 23 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Yorkshire +29 10 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North of England +16 10 £50,000 +17.65% 6
West Midlands +33 6 £42,500 - 2
Scotland -8 5 £42,500 -10.53%
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1
Device Driver
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 127 (76.05%) C++
2 118 (70.66%) C
3 103 (61.68%) Software Engineering
4 84 (50.30%) Degree
5 76 (45.51%) Linux
6 54 (32.34%) Embedded Systems
7 43 (25.75%) Subversion
8 40 (23.95%) Manufacturing
9 39 (23.35%) GitHub
10 37 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (22.16%) Device Driver Development
11 36 (21.56%) Unit Testing
12 33 (19.76%) TCP/IP
13 30 (17.96%) Embedded Linux
14 27 (16.17%) Time Management
14 27 (16.17%) Python
15 26 (15.57%) Firmware
16 25 (14.97%) Scrum
17 24 (14.37%) Test Automation
18 23 (13.77%) Computer Science
19 22 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
20 20 (11.98%) Android
21 19 (11.38%) Automotive
21 19 (11.38%) Microsoft
21 19 (11.38%) Cybersecurity
22 18 (10.78%) Marketing
22 18 (10.78%) Windows
22 18 (10.78%) C#
22 18 (10.78%) Java
22 18 (10.78%) Electronics

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.60%) Simulink
1 1 (0.60%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.76%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.78%) Modbus
3 12 (7.19%) Network Security
3 12 (7.19%) Wireless
4 10 (5.99%) Ethernet
4 10 (5.99%) RS-485
5 7 (4.19%) GSM
5 7 (4.19%) Internet
6 6 (3.59%) RS-232
7 5 (2.99%) HTTP
8 2 (1.20%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.20%) DVB
8 2 (1.20%) SMS
9 1 (0.60%) 802.15
9 1 (0.60%) FlexRay
9 1 (0.60%) Profibus
9 1 (0.60%) RapidIO
9 1 (0.60%) Software-Defined Radio
9 1 (0.60%) SSL
9 1 (0.60%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.99%) MongoDB
1 5 (2.99%) NoSQL
1 5 (2.99%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.40%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (25.75%) Subversion
2 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.59%) CppUnit
4 8 (4.79%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.19%) Maven
5 7 (4.19%) Robot Framework
6 6 (3.59%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.99%) Rational Rose
8 2 (1.20%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.20%) CMake
8 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.20%) GDB
8 2 (1.20%) Hudson
8 2 (1.20%) JIRA
9 1 (0.60%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.60%) Redmine
9 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (23.95%) Manufacturing
2 19 (11.38%) Automotive
3 18 (10.78%) Electronics
3 18 (10.78%) Marketing
4 9 (5.39%) Finance
5 6 (3.59%) Games
6 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 95 (56.89%) Software Engineer
2 77 (46.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 61 (36.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 32 (19.16%) Developer
5 20 (11.98%) Lead Software Engineer
5 20 (11.98%) Linux Engineer
6 18 (10.78%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
6 18 (10.78%) Software Developer
7 17 (10.18%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 17 (10.18%) Senior Software Engineer
8 15 (8.98%) Test Engineer
9 12 (7.19%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) C Software Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Embedded Developer
11 9 (5.39%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Firmware Engineer
12 8 (4.79%) C Developer
12 8 (4.79%) Embedded Software Developer
12 8 (4.79%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) Spring
2 10 (5.99%) Qt
3 9 (5.39%) AngularJS
3 9 (5.39%) Middleware
3 9 (5.39%) Node.js
3 9 (5.39%) React
3 9 (5.39%) XML
3 9 (5.39%) Yocto
4 8 (4.79%) HTML
4 8 (4.79%) REST
5 6 (3.59%) SOAP
6 5 (2.99%) CSS
6 5 (2.99%) jQuery
6 5 (2.99%) JSON
6 5 (2.99%) Web Services
7 4 (2.40%) Vue.js
8 3 (1.80%) COM
8 3 (1.80%) QML
8 3 (1.80%) Qt Quick
8 3 (1.80%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (32.34%) Embedded Systems
2 23 (13.77%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (7.19%) CAN bus
5 7 (4.19%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.59%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.99%) PDA
8 4 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.80%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.80%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.80%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.20%) Digital TV
10 2 (1.20%) State Machine
10 2 (1.20%) STB
11 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.60%) Contactless
11 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.60%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 76 (45.51%) Linux
2 30 (17.96%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (11.98%) Android
4 18 (10.78%) Windows
5 11 (6.59%) FreeRTOS
6 9 (5.39%) Mac OS X
6 9 (5.39%) Unix
7 8 (4.79%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.59%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.60%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (61.68%) Software Engineering
2 37 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (22.16%) Device Driver Development
3 36 (21.56%) Unit Testing
4 27 (16.17%) Time Management
5 25 (14.97%) Scrum
6 24 (14.37%) Test Automation
7 22 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (11.38%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (7.78%) Collaborative Working
9 13 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.78%) SDLC
10 12 (7.19%) OO
10 12 (7.19%) Open Source
10 12 (7.19%) UML
11 10 (5.99%) Mathematics
11 10 (5.99%) Software Testing
12 9 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (5.39%) DevOps
12 9 (5.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 127 (76.05%) C++
2 118 (70.66%) C
3 27 (16.17%) Python
4 18 (10.78%) C#
4 18 (10.78%) Java
5 14 (8.38%) SQL
6 13 (7.78%) Embedded C
7 12 (7.19%) Embedded C++
8 10 (5.99%) Assembly Language
9 9 (5.39%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.19%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.99%) Ruby
12 4 (2.40%) Go
13 1 (0.60%) GLSL
13 1 (0.60%) HLSL
13 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.60%) R
13 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.60%) VBA
13 1 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 84 (50.30%) Degree
2 12 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.19%) PhD
5 6 (3.59%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.60%) APMP
7 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) JTAG
1 3 (1.80%) MISRA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 26 (15.57%) Firmware
2 4 (2.40%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.99%) Apple
2 5 (2.99%) SAP
3 4 (2.40%) VMware
4 3 (1.80%) Citrix
5 1 (0.60%) Conax
5 1 (0.60%) Intel
5 1 (0.60%) QNX
5 1 (0.60%) Verimatrix
5 1 (0.60%) Wind River