Period
to 18 October 2017

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

Device Drivers
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 978 1001 1098
Rank change year-on-year +23 +97 -11
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 185 216 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 168 192 154
UK median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £29,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £76,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 75499 78627 90584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.23% 41.02% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56713 64516 72543
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 +35 169 £45,000 -5.26% 15
UK excluding London +26 121 £42,500 -5.56% 13
London +10 63 £60,000 +14.29% 2
South East +55 32 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East of England 0 26 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Midlands +36 23 £42,500 -15.00%
East Midlands +63 17 £42,500 -22.73%
Scotland +3 15 £47,500 -5.00%
Yorkshire +18 13 £42,500 -5.56%
South West +4 13 £42,500 -19.05% 3
North of England +2 13 £42,500 -5.56%
West Midlands +13 6 £42,500 -10.53%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 143 (77.30%) Linux
2 132 (71.35%) C++
3 126 (68.11%) Software Engineering
4 109 (58.92%) C
5 106 (57.30%) Device Driver Development
6 58 (31.35%) Embedded Linux
7 57 (30.81%) Degree
8 48 (25.95%) InfiniBand
9 47 (25.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 42 (22.70%) OO
11 40 (21.62%) Java
12 35 (18.92%) Python
13 34 (18.38%) Computer Science
13 34 (18.38%) Ethernet
14 33 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (17.30%) Electronics
15 32 (17.30%) Firmware
16 30 (16.22%) VHDL
17 29 (15.68%) Embedded C
17 29 (15.68%) Git (software)
18 27 (14.59%) Windows
19 26 (14.05%) Cybersecurity
20 25 (13.51%) Machine Learning
20 25 (13.51%) Embedded Systems
21 24 (12.97%) Low Latency
21 24 (12.97%) FPGA Design
21 24 (12.97%) High-Frequency Trading
22 23 (12.43%) Finance
23 20 (10.81%) Perl
23 20 (10.81%) TCP/IP

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 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.54%) Confluence
1 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.54%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.95%) InfiniBand
2 34 (18.38%) Ethernet
3 20 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 18 (9.73%) Wireless
5 13 (7.03%) Internet
6 10 (5.41%) HTTP
7 7 (3.78%) DNS
8 6 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.16%) Profibus
10 3 (1.62%) Bluetooth
11 2 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.08%) GPRS
11 2 (1.08%) GSM
11 2 (1.08%) ZigBee
12 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.54%) Modbus
12 1 (0.54%) SAN
12 1 (0.54%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.54%) Big Data
2 1 (0.54%) MySQL
2 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (15.68%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.19%) JIRA
3 12 (6.49%) Subversion
4 10 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.78%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.70%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.08%) GCC
7 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.54%) CMake
8 1 (0.54%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.54%) GDB
8 1 (0.54%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.54%) Hudson
8 1 (0.54%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.54%) VectorCAST
General
1 32 (17.30%) Electronics
2 23 (12.43%) Finance
3 17 (9.19%) Automotive
4 13 (7.03%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.41%) Advertising
6 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 107 (57.84%) Software Engineer
2 88 (47.57%) Embedded Engineer
3 76 (41.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 51 (27.57%) Linux Engineer
5 47 (25.41%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 39 (21.08%) Developer
7 35 (18.92%) C Software Engineer
7 35 (18.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 35 (18.92%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 30 (16.22%) Embedded C Engineer
9 29 (15.68%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 23 (12.43%) FPGA Developer
11 22 (11.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (9.73%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 18 (9.73%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 17 (9.19%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 17 (9.19%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 17 (9.19%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 16 (8.65%) Senior Developer
15 14 (7.57%) Kernel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.11%) Qt
2 13 (7.03%) Middleware
3 11 (5.95%) .NET
4 10 (5.41%) WebSockets
4 10 (5.41%) Yocto
5 9 (4.86%) JSON
5 9 (4.86%) RESTful
6 8 (4.32%) Qt Quick
7 7 (3.78%) HTML
7 7 (3.78%) XML
8 4 (2.16%) COM
8 4 (2.16%) J2EE
9 2 (1.08%) GStreamer
10 1 (0.54%) Celery
10 1 (0.54%) CSS
10 1 (0.54%) Flash
10 1 (0.54%) POSIX
10 1 (0.54%) React
10 1 (0.54%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 34 (18.38%) Computer Science
3 30 (16.22%) VHDL
4 25 (13.51%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (10.27%) Algorithms
6 18 (9.73%) Data Structures
7 8 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.54%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Smart City
8 1 (0.54%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 143 (77.30%) Linux
2 58 (31.35%) Embedded Linux
3 27 (14.59%) Windows
4 9 (4.86%) VxWorks
5 7 (3.78%) CentOS
5 7 (3.78%) Debian
6 5 (2.70%) Unix
7 2 (1.08%) Android
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (68.11%) Software Engineering
2 106 (57.30%) Device Driver Development
3 42 (22.70%) OO
4 33 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (14.05%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (13.51%) Machine Learning
7 24 (12.97%) FPGA Design
7 24 (12.97%) High-Frequency Trading
7 24 (12.97%) Low Latency
8 18 (9.73%) Financial Modelling
8 18 (9.73%) Physics
9 15 (8.11%) Multithreading
10 12 (6.49%) Open Source
11 11 (5.95%) Visualisation
12 9 (4.86%) API Development
12 9 (4.86%) Scrum
13 8 (4.32%) SDLC
13 8 (4.32%) Telematics
13 8 (4.32%) UML
13 8 (4.32%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 132 (71.35%) C++
2 109 (58.92%) C
3 40 (21.62%) Java
4 35 (18.92%) Python
5 29 (15.68%) Embedded C
6 20 (10.81%) Perl
7 19 (10.27%) Bash Shell
7 19 (10.27%) Embedded C++
8 17 (9.19%) C#
9 7 (3.78%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.78%) SQL
10 4 (2.16%) Pascal
11 2 (1.08%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.54%) F#
12 1 (0.54%) Haskell
12 1 (0.54%) ML
12 1 (0.54%) OCaml
12 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (30.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.54%) CCA
2 1 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.54%) MCSA
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.54%) PhD
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.08%) IEC 61131
2 2 (1.08%) JTAG
2 2 (1.08%) MISRA
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (17.30%) Firmware
2 8 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.78%) iptables
3 7 (3.78%) KVM
3 7 (3.78%) LXC
4 4 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.54%) Docker
5 1 (0.54%) GFS2
5 1 (0.54%) NFS
5 1 (0.54%) QEMU
5 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.78%) Ansible
1 7 (3.78%) SELinux
2 1 (0.54%) Marathon
Vendors
1 9 (4.86%) VMware
2 6 (3.24%) EMC
3 5 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.70%) SAP
3 5 (2.70%) Xilinx
4 2 (1.08%) Atmel
5 1 (0.54%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.54%) Citrix
5 1 (0.54%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.54%) Intel
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle
5 1 (0.54%) Wind River