Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1043 975 1154
Rank change year-on-year -68 +179 -47
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 151 203 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.12% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 133 176 112
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,625
90th Percentile £73,500 £67,500 £67,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +3.45%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72,656 70,988 89,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.70% 40.65% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 57,054 58,029 71,630
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in the UK

Device Driver
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Device Driver in the UK

Device Driver
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in the UK

Device Driver
Top 12 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 18 February 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
England -63 142 £52,500 +8.25% 65
UK excluding London -17 121 £48,750 +8.33% 64
South East +37 45 £52,500 +28.05% 16
East of England -19 34 £55,000 +37.50% 25
London -17 30 £60,000 +9.09% 4
South West +8 29 £42,500 -19.05% 5
Scotland -25 9 £45,000 -2.70% 3
North of England -10 8 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Yorkshire +17 5 £37,500 -16.67% 4
North West -31 3 £50,000 +33.33% 5
East Midlands +16 2 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Midlands -18 2 £32,500 -35.00% 6

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 122 (80.79%) C++
2 118 (78.15%) C
3 117 (77.48%) Linux
4 109 (72.19%) Software Engineering
5 73 (48.34%) Device Driver Development
6 64 (42.38%) Degree
7 48 (31.79%) Embedded Linux
8 44 (29.14%) Windows
9 40 (26.49%) Computer Science
10 37 (24.50%) Embedded C
11 34 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (21.85%) OO
13 32 (21.19%) Python
14 30 (19.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 29 (19.21%) Java
16 25 (16.56%) Electronics
17 24 (15.89%) Android
18 23 (15.23%) C#
19 22 (14.57%) Embedded C++
19 22 (14.57%) Wireless
20 21 (13.91%) VHDL
21 20 (13.25%) SDLC
21 20 (13.25%) Cybersecurity
21 20 (13.25%) InfiniBand
22 18 (11.92%) Ethernet
22 18 (11.92%) .NET
23 17 (11.26%) Embedded Systems
23 17 (11.26%) Embedded Software Development
23 17 (11.26%) Open Source
23 17 (11.26%) FPGA Design

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.99%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) Asana
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.57%) Wireless
2 20 (13.25%) InfiniBand
3 18 (11.92%) Ethernet
4 10 (6.62%) Network Security
5 9 (5.96%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (4.64%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.97%) Bluetooth
8 5 (3.31%) Firewall
9 3 (1.99%) Modbus
10 2 (1.32%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.66%) HTTP
11 1 (0.66%) Internet
11 1 (0.66%) SCTP
11 1 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.65%) JIRA
3 3 (1.99%) CMake
3 3 (1.99%) GCC
4 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.32%) Buildbot
4 2 (1.32%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.66%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.66%) GDB
5 1 (0.66%) GNU Toolchain
5 1 (0.66%) Hudson
5 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.66%) Subversion
5 1 (0.66%) VectorCAST
General
1 25 (16.56%) Electronics
2 6 (3.97%) Finance
3 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.99%) Games
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
6 1 (0.66%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 94 (62.25%) Software Engineer
2 84 (55.63%) Embedded Engineer
3 67 (44.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 34 (22.52%) Linux Engineer
5 31 (20.53%) Developer
5 31 (20.53%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 17 (11.26%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 16 (10.60%) C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (10.60%) Embedded C Engineer
7 16 (10.60%) FPGA Developer
8 15 (9.93%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 15 (9.93%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 14 (9.27%) C Software Engineer
9 14 (9.27%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (8.61%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (8.61%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 12 (7.95%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 12 (7.95%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (7.95%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (4.64%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.92%) .NET
2 11 (7.28%) Yocto
3 8 (5.30%) AngularJS
4 6 (3.97%) Node.js
5 5 (3.31%) Middleware
5 5 (3.31%) Qt
6 4 (2.65%) GStreamer
6 4 (2.65%) XML
7 3 (1.99%) HTML
8 2 (1.32%) Django
8 2 (1.32%) HTML5
8 2 (1.32%) OpenEmbedded
8 2 (1.32%) RESTful
8 2 (1.32%) STL
9 1 (0.66%) Angular 2
9 1 (0.66%) CSS3
9 1 (0.66%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.66%) GTK+
9 1 (0.66%) Sass
9 1 (0.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.49%) Computer Science
2 30 (19.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 21 (13.91%) VHDL
4 17 (11.26%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (5.30%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.31%) User Experience
7 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.65%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.99%) CAN bus
8 3 (1.99%) Handset
8 3 (1.99%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.99%) Verilog
8 3 (1.99%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.32%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.66%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.66%) Fintech
10 1 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 117 (77.48%) Linux
2 48 (31.79%) Embedded Linux
3 44 (29.14%) Windows
4 24 (15.89%) Android
5 12 (7.95%) Unix
5 12 (7.95%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 10 (6.62%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.99%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.32%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (72.19%) Software Engineering
2 73 (48.34%) Device Driver Development
3 34 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (21.85%) OO
5 20 (13.25%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (13.25%) SDLC
6 17 (11.26%) Embedded Software Development
6 17 (11.26%) FPGA Design
6 17 (11.26%) Open Source
7 16 (10.60%) High-Frequency Trading
7 16 (10.60%) Low Latency
7 16 (10.60%) Machine Learning
8 14 (9.27%) OOD
8 14 (9.27%) Scrum
9 10 (6.62%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (6.62%) DevOps
9 10 (6.62%) Information Security
10 9 (5.96%) Software Architecture
11 8 (5.30%) Open Source Development
11 8 (5.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 122 (80.79%) C++
2 118 (78.15%) C
3 37 (24.50%) Embedded C
4 32 (21.19%) Python
5 29 (19.21%) Java
6 23 (15.23%) C#
7 22 (14.57%) Embedded C++
8 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.64%) Assembly Language
9 7 (4.64%) Perl
10 6 (3.97%) SQL
11 5 (3.31%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.31%) Ruby
12 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.66%) ES6
13 1 (0.66%) Lua
13 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 64 (42.38%) Degree
2 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.62%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.65%) PhD
6 2 (1.32%) HNC
6 2 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.99%) JTAG
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.66%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.66%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Firmware
2 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 2 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 13 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.97%) Google
3 4 (2.65%) Wind River
4 2 (1.32%) QNX
4 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.32%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle