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

Device Drivers
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 690 816 803
Rank change year-on-year +126 -13 +81
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 185 101 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.21% 0.100% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.27% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 145 89 130
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,500 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £68,250 £72,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%

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 34,624 37,085 38,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 39.09% 36.70% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26,127 29,173 30,922
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 December 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 December 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 +90 73 £42,500 - 8
East Midlands +94 68 £40,000 -15.79% 7
South East +46 51 £60,000 +14.29% 16
East of England +29 27 £57,500 +4.55% 23
Yorkshire +46 15 £50,000 -50.00% 3
North of England +39 15 £50,000 -33.33% 5
South West +12 12 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Scotland +4 6 £42,500 -15.00% 5
West Midlands +31 5 £42,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1
Device Driver
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 153 (82.70%) C++
2 137 (74.05%) Software Engineering
3 127 (68.65%) C
4 107 (57.84%) Linux
5 98 (52.97%) Degree
6 70 (37.84%) Embedded Systems
7 68 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (36.22%) Unit Testing
9 62 (33.51%) Manufacturing
10 61 (32.97%) TCP/IP
11 55 (29.73%) Time Management
12 53 (28.65%) Firmware
13 47 (25.41%) C#
13 47 (25.41%) Cybersecurity
14 46 (24.86%) Technical Leadership
15 45 (24.32%) FreeRTOS
16 43 (23.24%) Modbus
16 43 (23.24%) CAN bus
17 42 (22.70%) RS-485
18 41 (22.16%) Android
18 41 (22.16%) Java
18 41 (22.16%) Scrum
18 41 (22.16%) Subversion
19 37 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
19 37 (20.00%) Microsoft
19 37 (20.00%) GitHub
20 35 (18.92%) Marketing
21 34 (18.38%) Spring
22 32 (17.30%) Test Automation
23 31 (16.76%) Device Driver Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 37 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 61 (32.97%) TCP/IP
2 43 (23.24%) Modbus
3 42 (22.70%) RS-485
4 17 (9.19%) Wireless
5 9 (4.86%) Ethernet
6 7 (3.78%) Internet
7 5 (2.70%) Network Security
8 4 (2.16%) Bluetooth
9 3 (1.62%) HTTP
9 3 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.08%) DVB
10 2 (1.08%) GSM
10 2 (1.08%) RS-232
11 1 (0.54%) FlexRay
11 1 (0.54%) RapidIO
11 1 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.70%) MongoDB
1 5 (2.70%) NoSQL
1 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.16%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 41 (22.16%) Subversion
2 29 (15.68%) Maven
2 29 (15.68%) Robot Framework
2 29 (15.68%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.19%) CppUnit
4 14 (7.57%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.70%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.54%) CMake
6 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.54%) GDB
6 1 (0.54%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.54%) Hudson
6 1 (0.54%) JIRA
6 1 (0.54%) Pylint
6 1 (0.54%) Redmine
General
1 62 (33.51%) Manufacturing
2 35 (18.92%) Marketing
3 26 (14.05%) Automotive
4 14 (7.57%) Electronics
5 6 (3.24%) Games
6 3 (1.62%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.62%) Finance
6 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 124 (67.03%) Software Engineer
2 83 (44.86%) Embedded Engineer
3 66 (35.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 36 (19.46%) Lead Software Engineer
5 33 (17.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 25 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
7 24 (12.97%) Test Engineer
8 23 (12.43%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 19 (10.27%) Software Test Engineer
10 18 (9.73%) Developer
11 15 (8.11%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
12 12 (6.49%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
13 11 (5.95%) C++ Software Engineer
14 8 (4.32%) Software Developer
15 7 (3.78%) C Software Engineer
16 6 (3.24%) Embedded C++ Engineer
16 6 (3.24%) Senior Developer
16 6 (3.24%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
16 6 (3.24%) Senior Software Developer
17 5 (2.70%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.38%) Spring
2 16 (8.65%) COM
3 14 (7.57%) Qt
4 9 (4.86%) AngularJS
4 9 (4.86%) Node.js
4 9 (4.86%) React
5 8 (4.32%) Middleware
5 8 (4.32%) REST
6 7 (3.78%) XML
7 6 (3.24%) HTML
7 6 (3.24%) SOAP
7 6 (3.24%) Yocto
8 5 (2.70%) CSS
8 5 (2.70%) jQuery
8 5 (2.70%) JSON
8 5 (2.70%) Web Services
9 4 (2.16%) QML
9 4 (2.16%) Qt Quick
9 4 (2.16%) Vue.js
10 3 (1.62%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 70 (37.84%) Embedded Systems
2 43 (23.24%) CAN bus
3 12 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (3.78%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.24%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.70%) PDA
8 3 (1.62%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.62%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.08%) Digital TV
9 2 (1.08%) STB
10 1 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.54%) IPTV
10 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.54%) State Machine
10 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 107 (57.84%) Linux
2 45 (24.32%) FreeRTOS
3 41 (22.16%) Android
4 37 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
5 29 (15.68%) Apple iOS
6 13 (7.03%) Windows
7 5 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.70%) Unix
7 5 (2.70%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.54%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (74.05%) Software Engineering
2 68 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (36.22%) Unit Testing
4 55 (29.73%) Time Management
5 47 (25.41%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (24.86%) Technical Leadership
7 41 (22.16%) Scrum
8 32 (17.30%) Test Automation
9 31 (16.76%) Device Driver Development
10 19 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (9.19%) Software Testing
12 16 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (8.11%) Computer Science
14 12 (6.49%) Collaborative Working
15 10 (5.41%) Mentoring
15 10 (5.41%) Multithreading
15 10 (5.41%) SDLC
16 9 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (4.86%) OO
17 7 (3.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 153 (82.70%) C++
2 127 (68.65%) C
3 47 (25.41%) C#
4 41 (22.16%) Java
5 24 (12.97%) Python
6 13 (7.03%) Embedded C
6 13 (7.03%) Embedded C++
7 12 (6.49%) SQL
8 9 (4.86%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.70%) Ruby
10 4 (2.16%) Go
11 3 (1.62%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.54%) GLSL
13 1 (0.54%) HLSL
13 1 (0.54%) R
13 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (52.97%) Degree
2 5 (2.70%) PhD
2 5 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.16%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.54%) APMP
5 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) JTAG
2 1 (0.54%) MISRA
System Software
1 53 (28.65%) Firmware
2 4 (2.16%) Docker
Vendors
1 37 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.70%) Apple
3 4 (2.16%) VMware
4 3 (1.62%) Citrix
4 3 (1.62%) SAP
5 1 (0.54%) Conax
5 1 (0.54%) Intel
5 1 (0.54%) Verimatrix