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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Device Drivers
UK
Rank 759 866 851
Rank change year-on-year +107 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 105 83 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.080% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82 60 75
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £52,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.17%  

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 32416 42370 42058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.32% 40.97% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26111 33821 33220
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +116 100 £47,500 +9.19% 17
London +103 37 £55,000 +15.78% 4
North West +11 29 £37,500 -14.77% 1
Manchester -7 20 £37,500 - 1
Oldham - 16 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire +14 9 £37,500 -14.77%
East of England +23 8 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £36,250 -19.44% 1
South West +22 7 £47,500 +20.25% 4
East Midlands +10 7 £40,000 - 1
South East +45 6 £44,250 -1.66% 2
Wilmslow - 6 £37,500 -
Loughborough +7 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Leicestershire -6 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire - 5 £41,250 - 2
Dorset +31 4 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Scotland +24 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cambridge +2 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bournemouth - 4 £46,250 -
Runcorn - 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow +27 2 - - 1
Hampshire +24 2 £41,875 -2.61% 1
Bristol +2 2 £38,250 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Derby - 2 £40,000 -
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £47,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £42,500 -

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 137 (74.46%) C++
2 136 (73.91%) Linux
3 114 (61.96%) C
4 109 (59.24%) Software Engineering
5 90 (48.91%) Device Driver Development
6 64 (34.78%) Degree
7 54 (29.35%) Embedded C
8 53 (28.80%) Computer Science
9 50 (27.17%) TCP/IP
10 47 (25.54%) Python
11 44 (23.91%) Embedded Linux
11 44 (23.91%) Git (software)
12 43 (23.37%) Embedded C++
13 41 (22.28%) Windows
14 38 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (20.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 31 (16.85%) OO
16 31 (16.85%) Electronics
17 30 (16.30%) Java
18 26 (14.13%) Multithreading
18 26 (14.13%) Firmware
19 25 (13.59%) HTML
19 25 (13.59%) Ethernet
19 25 (13.59%) InfiniBand
20 23 (12.50%) PHP
20 23 (12.50%) SOAP
21 21 (11.41%) Qt
22 20 (10.87%) Mentoring
22 20 (10.87%) Algorithms
22 20 (10.87%) Unix

Device Driver
Top Related 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 9 (4.89%) nginx
2 3 (1.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.09%) SAS
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) Confluence
4 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.63%) GNU Octave
2 3 (1.63%) Simulink
3 1 (0.54%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.17%) GitHub
2 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (27.17%) TCP/IP
2 25 (13.59%) Ethernet
2 25 (13.59%) InfiniBand
3 20 (10.87%) HTTP
4 17 (9.24%) Bluetooth
5 15 (8.15%) RS-485
6 13 (7.07%) Wireless
7 10 (5.43%) DHCP
7 10 (5.43%) DNS
7 10 (5.43%) RS-232
8 9 (4.89%) Internet
8 9 (4.89%) SSL
9 8 (4.35%) GPRS
9 8 (4.35%) GSM
10 7 (3.80%) Network Security
10 7 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.26%) DVB
11 6 (3.26%) NFC
11 6 (3.26%) UMTS
11 6 (3.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.54%) KDB
3 1 (0.54%) Kdb+
3 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.54%) MySQL
3 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.24%) JIRA
3 15 (8.15%) Subversion
4 3 (1.63%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.54%) CANoe
5 1 (0.54%) CMake
5 1 (0.54%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.54%) VectorCAST
General
1 31 (16.85%) Electronics
2 20 (10.87%) Finance
3 17 (9.24%) Manufacturing
4 13 (7.07%) Automotive
5 6 (3.26%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Games
7 2 (1.09%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Avionics
8 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (44.57%) Software Engineer
2 67 (36.41%) Developer
2 67 (36.41%) Embedded Engineer
3 49 (26.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 37 (20.11%) Linux Engineer
5 33 (17.93%) C++ Developer
6 32 (17.39%) Linux Developer
7 30 (16.30%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 29 (15.76%) C++ Software Engineer
9 23 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 23 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
10 19 (10.33%) Python Developer
11 16 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
12 15 (8.15%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 14 (7.61%) C Software Engineer
13 14 (7.61%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 13 (7.07%) C Developer
14 13 (7.07%) Embedded C++ Developer
14 13 (7.07%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
14 13 (7.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.59%) HTML
2 23 (12.50%) SOAP
3 21 (11.41%) Qt
4 12 (6.52%) JSON
5 11 (5.98%) Middleware
6 10 (5.43%) MFC
6 10 (5.43%) RESTful
6 10 (5.43%) XML
7 7 (3.80%) Flash
8 6 (3.26%) .NET
8 6 (3.26%) BREW
8 6 (3.26%) J2ME
8 6 (3.26%) OpenAL
8 6 (3.26%) OpenCL
8 6 (3.26%) OpenGL
8 6 (3.26%) Series 60
8 6 (3.26%) SVG
8 6 (3.26%) UIQ
9 4 (2.17%) Ajax
10 3 (1.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (28.80%) Computer Science
2 37 (20.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 20 (10.87%) Algorithms
4 16 (8.70%) VHDL
5 13 (7.07%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (5.98%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.26%) iPhone
7 6 (3.26%) MPEG
7 6 (3.26%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.72%) Verilog
9 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.17%) CUDA
10 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.09%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.09%) User Experience
12 1 (0.54%) EPoS
12 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 136 (73.91%) Linux
2 44 (23.91%) Embedded Linux
3 41 (22.28%) Windows
4 20 (10.87%) Unix
5 17 (9.24%) Android
6 10 (5.43%) VxWorks
7 6 (3.26%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.26%) Nucleus RTOS
7 6 (3.26%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.26%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (2.72%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.54%) CentOS
10 1 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (59.24%) Software Engineering
2 90 (48.91%) Device Driver Development
3 38 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.85%) OO
5 26 (14.13%) Multithreading
6 20 (10.87%) Mentoring
7 18 (9.78%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 17 (9.24%) Open Source
9 16 (8.70%) FPGA Design
10 15 (8.15%) Physics
10 15 (8.15%) SDLC
10 15 (8.15%) Validation
11 13 (7.07%) UML
12 12 (6.52%) Embedded Software Development
13 11 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (5.98%) Financial Modelling
13 11 (5.98%) Memory Management
14 10 (5.43%) API Development
14 10 (5.43%) Feasibility Study
14 10 (5.43%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 137 (74.46%) C++
2 114 (61.96%) C
3 54 (29.35%) Embedded C
4 47 (25.54%) Python
5 43 (23.37%) Embedded C++
6 30 (16.30%) Java
7 23 (12.50%) PHP
8 13 (7.07%) C#
9 8 (4.35%) Perl
10 7 (3.80%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.80%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.72%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.63%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.63%) Tcl
13 2 (1.09%) F#
13 2 (1.09%) Haskell
13 2 (1.09%) OCaml
13 2 (1.09%) SQL
13 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (34.78%) Degree
2 11 (5.98%) HNC
2 11 (5.98%) HND
2 11 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.72%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.17%) MCSA
4 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.09%) CCA
6 2 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.09%) MCSE
6 2 (1.09%) PhD
7 1 (0.54%) CCENT
7 1 (0.54%) CCNA
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) IISP
7 1 (0.54%) MCP
7 1 (0.54%) VCP5
7 1 (0.54%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.17%) QA
2 3 (1.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) JTAG
4 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) MISRA
System Software
1 26 (14.13%) Firmware
2 9 (4.89%) Samba
2 9 (4.89%) Squid
3 4 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.63%) vSphere
4 3 (1.63%) XenApp
5 2 (1.09%) GFS2
5 2 (1.09%) KVM
5 2 (1.09%) NFS
5 2 (1.09%) QEMU
5 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.09%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.54%) iptables
6 1 (0.54%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) Ansible
2 1 (0.54%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.15%) Intel
3 10 (5.43%) EMC
4 8 (4.35%) Xilinx
5 6 (3.26%) Symbian
5 6 (3.26%) VMware
6 4 (2.17%) Freescale
7 3 (1.63%) Citrix
8 2 (1.09%) Altera
8 2 (1.09%) Atmel
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco
9 1 (0.54%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.54%) Renesas
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