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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 867 881
Rank change year-on-year +104 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 104 91 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.088% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83 74 75
Median salary £42,500 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.43%  

Device Driver is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35736 44061 45290
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.93% 42.59% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28908 35682 35813
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Device Driver as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in the UK

Device Driver
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +94 97 £42,500 -2.85% 14
London +77 36 £55,000 +15.78% 3
North West -15 19 £37,500 -
Manchester -15 16 £37,500 -
Oldham - 12 £37,500 -
East Midlands +11 10 £41,250 +3.12% 2
South East +29 9 £39,250 -7.64% 2
Yorkshire - 9 £42,500 - 1
Scotland +16 7 £42,500 +4.29% 1
South West +15 7 £50,000 +26.58% 1
East of England +12 6 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £40,000 -30.43% 2
South Yorkshire - 6 £42,500 - 1
Barnsley - 6 £42,500 - 1
West Sussex +21 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Glasgow +19 5 - - 1
Loughborough +6 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Leicestershire 0 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Cambridge -6 5 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Crawley - 5 £37,500 -
Dorset +17 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Uxbridge +10 3 £47,500 +26.66%
Cheshire -3 3 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 3 £37,500 -
Derby - 3 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Bristol -4 2 £39,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 146 (76.84%) Linux
2 142 (74.74%) C++
3 118 (62.11%) C
4 115 (60.53%) Software Engineering
5 85 (44.74%) Device Driver Development
6 62 (32.63%) Degree
7 53 (27.89%) Embedded C
7 53 (27.89%) TCP/IP
8 51 (26.84%) Embedded Linux
9 47 (24.74%) Computer Science
9 47 (24.74%) Git (software)
10 44 (23.16%) Embedded C++
11 43 (22.63%) Windows
12 42 (22.11%) Python
13 39 (20.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 34 (17.89%) OO
15 33 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (17.37%) InfiniBand
16 32 (16.84%) Java
17 28 (14.74%) Ethernet
18 27 (14.21%) Electronics
19 25 (13.16%) Firmware
19 25 (13.16%) HTML
20 24 (12.63%) Finance
21 23 (12.11%) SOAP
21 23 (12.11%) Algorithms
21 23 (12.11%) Qt
22 22 (11.58%) PHP
23 21 (11.05%) Multithreading
24 19 (10.00%) VHDL

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.05%) nginx
2 2 (1.05%) SAS
3 1 (0.53%) Apache
3 1 (0.53%) Confluence
3 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.58%) GNU Octave
1 3 (1.58%) Simulink
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.05%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (27.89%) TCP/IP
2 33 (17.37%) InfiniBand
3 28 (14.74%) Ethernet
4 16 (8.42%) Bluetooth
5 14 (7.37%) HTTP
6 12 (6.32%) RS-485
6 12 (6.32%) Wireless
7 11 (5.79%) Internet
8 9 (4.74%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (4.21%) GPRS
9 8 (4.21%) GSM
10 7 (3.68%) DNS
10 7 (3.68%) RS-232
11 6 (3.16%) DVB
11 6 (3.16%) Network Security
11 6 (3.16%) NFC
11 6 (3.16%) UMTS
11 6 (3.16%) VoIP
11 6 (3.16%) WLAN
12 5 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.53%) KDB
2 1 (0.53%) Kdb+
2 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.53%) MySQL
2 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (24.74%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.47%) JIRA
3 16 (8.42%) Subversion
4 5 (2.63%) LabVIEW
4 5 (2.63%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.53%) CANoe
6 1 (0.53%) CMake
6 1 (0.53%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.53%) GCC
6 1 (0.53%) GDB
6 1 (0.53%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.53%) Hudson
6 1 (0.53%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.53%) MSI
6 1 (0.53%) VectorCAST
General
1 27 (14.21%) Electronics
2 24 (12.63%) Finance
3 18 (9.47%) Automotive
4 17 (8.95%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.16%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (47.89%) Software Engineer
2 71 (37.37%) Embedded Engineer
3 62 (32.63%) Developer
4 52 (27.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 46 (24.21%) Linux Engineer
6 39 (20.53%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 35 (18.42%) C++ Software Engineer
8 31 (16.32%) C++ Developer
9 27 (14.21%) Linux Developer
10 23 (12.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 23 (12.11%) Embedded Developer
11 21 (11.05%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 20 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
12 20 (10.53%) Embedded C Engineer
13 15 (7.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 15 (7.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 15 (7.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 13 (6.84%) Embedded C++ Developer
14 13 (6.84%) Software Developer
15 12 (6.32%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.16%) HTML
2 23 (12.11%) Qt
2 23 (12.11%) SOAP
3 12 (6.32%) JSON
4 10 (5.26%) RESTful
5 9 (4.74%) Middleware
6 8 (4.21%) XML
7 7 (3.68%) MFC
8 6 (3.16%) BREW
8 6 (3.16%) Flash
8 6 (3.16%) J2ME
8 6 (3.16%) OpenAL
8 6 (3.16%) OpenCL
8 6 (3.16%) OpenGL
8 6 (3.16%) Qt Quick
8 6 (3.16%) Series 60
8 6 (3.16%) SVG
8 6 (3.16%) UIQ
9 5 (2.63%) .NET
10 4 (2.11%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.74%) Computer Science
2 39 (20.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 23 (12.11%) Algorithms
4 19 (10.00%) VHDL
5 16 (8.42%) Data Structures
6 12 (6.32%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (3.16%) iPhone
7 6 (3.16%) MPEG
7 6 (3.16%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.63%) Verilog
9 4 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.58%) CUDA
10 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.05%) CAN bus
11 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.05%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 146 (76.84%) Linux
2 51 (26.84%) Embedded Linux
3 43 (22.63%) Windows
4 18 (9.47%) Android
5 13 (6.84%) Unix
6 8 (4.21%) VxWorks
7 6 (3.16%) Nucleus RTOS
7 6 (3.16%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.16%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (3.16%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.63%) CentOS
8 5 (2.63%) Debian
8 5 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (60.53%) Software Engineering
2 85 (44.74%) Device Driver Development
3 34 (17.89%) OO
4 33 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (11.05%) Multithreading
6 19 (10.00%) Physics
7 18 (9.47%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 18 (9.47%) FPGA Design
8 17 (8.95%) Validation
9 16 (8.42%) Financial Modelling
10 12 (6.32%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (6.32%) High-Frequency Trading
10 12 (6.32%) Low Latency
10 12 (6.32%) Memory Management
10 12 (6.32%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.79%) Embedded Software Development
12 10 (5.26%) API Development
12 10 (5.26%) Open Source
12 10 (5.26%) UML
13 9 (4.74%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 142 (74.74%) C++
2 118 (62.11%) C
3 53 (27.89%) Embedded C
4 44 (23.16%) Embedded C++
5 42 (22.11%) Python
6 32 (16.84%) Java
7 22 (11.58%) PHP
8 13 (6.84%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.84%) Perl
9 12 (6.32%) C#
10 6 (3.16%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.11%) SQL
12 3 (1.58%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.58%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.05%) F#
13 2 (1.05%) Haskell
13 2 (1.05%) ML
13 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.05%) Tcl
13 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (32.63%) Degree
2 11 (5.79%) HNC
2 11 (5.79%) HND
3 7 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.16%) MCSA
4 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.58%) CCA
6 3 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.58%) MCSE
7 2 (1.05%) MCP
8 1 (0.53%) CCENT
8 1 (0.53%) CCNA
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.53%) PhD
8 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) VCP5
8 1 (0.53%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.11%) QA
1 4 (2.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) JTAG
2 2 (1.05%) MISRA
System Software
1 25 (13.16%) Firmware
2 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.63%) iptables
3 5 (2.63%) KVM
4 4 (2.11%) LXC
4 4 (2.11%) vSphere
4 4 (2.11%) XenApp
4 4 (2.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.58%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.05%) GFS2
6 2 (1.05%) NFS
6 2 (1.05%) QEMU
6 2 (1.05%) Samba
6 2 (1.05%) Squid
6 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) Ansible
1 5 (2.63%) SCCM
1 5 (2.63%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.84%) Intel
3 9 (4.74%) EMC
3 9 (4.74%) VMware
3 9 (4.74%) Xilinx
4 6 (3.16%) Symbian
5 5 (2.63%) Citrix
6 4 (2.11%) Freescale
7 2 (1.05%) Altera
7 2 (1.05%) Atmel
7 2 (1.05%) Cisco
8 1 (0.53%) AppSense
8 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.53%) Renesas
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £55000
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Towcester, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£80k DoE + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Citrix
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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