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

Device Drivers
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 842 870
Rank change year-on-year +85 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 117 91 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.094% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 102 85 74
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

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 37644 40107 45356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.09% 41.32% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29452 32865 36209
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 £29,500 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +55 103 £42,500 -5.55% 12
London +27 36 £55,000 +15.78% 2
South East +57 19 £43,250 +15.33% 2
East Midlands +36 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire +6 15 £42,500 -5.55%
Scotland +14 13 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Glasgow +22 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Barnsley 0 11 £42,500 -5.55%
South Yorkshire -3 11 £42,500 -5.55%
Derbyshire - 9 £42,500 - 1
Derby - 9 £42,500 - 1
West Sussex +17 8 £43,250 +1.76% 1
East of England -2 8 £42,500 -34.61% 4
South West -4 8 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Crawley - 8 £43,250 - 1
Kent +3 5 £37,500 -
Dartford -2 5 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire -24 4 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Bristol - 4 £43,750 - 1
Loughborough - 4 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Cambridge -21 3 £40,000 -38.46% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Colchester - 3 £42,500 -
Dorset - 3 £42,500 -
Essex - 3 £42,500 -
Hampshire +20 2 £45,750 -2.65%
Oxfordshire +9 2 £60,000 +62.16%
Uxbridge +3 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £47,500 +18.75%

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 173 (78.28%) Linux
2 163 (73.76%) C++
3 142 (64.25%) C
4 133 (60.18%) Software Engineering
5 102 (46.15%) Device Driver Development
6 73 (33.03%) Degree
7 66 (29.86%) Embedded Linux
8 57 (25.79%) Git (software)
9 55 (24.89%) Embedded C
10 50 (22.62%) TCP/IP
11 49 (22.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 49 (22.17%) InfiniBand
12 47 (21.27%) Embedded C++
13 46 (20.81%) OO
14 45 (20.36%) Firmware
15 44 (19.91%) Computer Science
16 43 (19.46%) Windows
17 42 (19.00%) Java
17 42 (19.00%) Python
18 37 (16.74%) Ethernet
19 34 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (13.57%) Electronics
21 29 (13.12%) Finance
21 29 (13.12%) VHDL
22 27 (12.22%) Automotive
23 26 (11.76%) Qt
23 26 (11.76%) Bash Shell
24 24 (10.86%) Physics
25 23 (10.41%) Algorithms
26 22 (9.95%) Data Structures

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 5 (2.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.36%) SAS
3 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.45%) Confluence
3 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.90%) GitHub
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.62%) TCP/IP
2 49 (22.17%) InfiniBand
3 37 (16.74%) Ethernet
4 18 (8.14%) Bluetooth
5 14 (6.33%) HTTP
5 14 (6.33%) Internet
5 14 (6.33%) Wireless
6 11 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (4.52%) GPRS
7 10 (4.52%) GSM
8 9 (4.07%) DNS
9 6 (2.71%) DVB
9 6 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.71%) NFC
9 6 (2.71%) UMTS
9 6 (2.71%) VoIP
9 6 (2.71%) WLAN
10 5 (2.26%) ZigBee
11 4 (1.81%) RS-485
12 3 (1.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.45%) Big Data
2 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (25.79%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.95%) JIRA
3 17 (7.69%) Subversion
4 10 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.07%) Vagrant
6 8 (3.62%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.90%) GCC
7 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.45%) CANoe
8 1 (0.45%) CMake
8 1 (0.45%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.45%) GDB
8 1 (0.45%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.45%) Hudson
8 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.45%) MSI
8 1 (0.45%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.45%) VectorCAST
General
1 30 (13.57%) Electronics
2 29 (13.12%) Finance
3 27 (12.22%) Automotive
4 13 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.07%) Advertising
5 9 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.71%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (50.23%) Software Engineer
2 88 (39.82%) Embedded Engineer
3 70 (31.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 63 (28.51%) Developer
5 62 (28.05%) Linux Engineer
6 53 (23.98%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 45 (20.36%) C++ Software Engineer
8 37 (16.74%) C Software Engineer
9 36 (16.29%) Embedded C Engineer
9 36 (16.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 28 (12.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 27 (12.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 26 (11.76%) C++ Developer
13 24 (10.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 24 (10.86%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 20 (9.05%) Linux Developer
15 19 (8.60%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
16 18 (8.14%) FPGA Developer
17 17 (7.69%) Embedded Developer
18 16 (7.24%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.76%) Qt
2 22 (9.95%) HTML
3 19 (8.60%) SOAP
4 13 (5.88%) .NET
4 13 (5.88%) Qt Quick
5 12 (5.43%) JSON
5 12 (5.43%) RESTful
6 11 (4.98%) Middleware
7 9 (4.07%) WebSockets
8 6 (2.71%) BREW
8 6 (2.71%) Flash
8 6 (2.71%) J2ME
8 6 (2.71%) OpenAL
8 6 (2.71%) OpenCL
8 6 (2.71%) OpenGL
8 6 (2.71%) Series 60
8 6 (2.71%) SVG
8 6 (2.71%) UIQ
9 5 (2.26%) XML
10 2 (0.90%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (22.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 44 (19.91%) Computer Science
3 29 (13.12%) VHDL
4 23 (10.41%) Algorithms
5 22 (9.95%) Data Structures
6 17 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.71%) iPhone
8 6 (2.71%) MPEG
8 6 (2.71%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.90%) CAN bus
11 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.90%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.90%) Verilog
12 1 (0.45%) EPoS
12 1 (0.45%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 173 (78.28%) Linux
2 66 (29.86%) Embedded Linux
3 43 (19.46%) Windows
4 15 (6.79%) Android
5 9 (4.07%) CentOS
5 9 (4.07%) Debian
6 7 (3.17%) Unix
6 7 (3.17%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.71%) Nucleus RTOS
7 6 (2.71%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.71%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.71%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (1.81%) VxWorks
8 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (60.18%) Software Engineering
2 102 (46.15%) Device Driver Development
3 46 (20.81%) OO
4 34 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (10.86%) Physics
6 22 (9.95%) Financial Modelling
7 20 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (9.05%) FPGA Design
8 19 (8.60%) High-Frequency Trading
8 19 (8.60%) Low Latency
9 17 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 15 (6.79%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 13 (5.88%) Memory Management
11 13 (5.88%) Telematics
12 12 (5.43%) API Development
12 12 (5.43%) Validation
13 10 (4.52%) Machine Learning
14 9 (4.07%) Embedded Software Development
14 9 (4.07%) Visualisation
15 8 (3.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 163 (73.76%) C++
2 142 (64.25%) C
3 55 (24.89%) Embedded C
4 47 (21.27%) Embedded C++
5 42 (19.00%) Java
5 42 (19.00%) Python
6 26 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 20 (9.05%) Perl
8 19 (8.60%) PHP
9 18 (8.14%) C#
10 6 (2.71%) SQL
11 4 (1.81%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.90%) F#
13 2 (0.90%) Haskell
13 2 (0.90%) ML
13 2 (0.90%) OCaml
13 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (33.03%) Degree
2 9 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.62%) HNC
3 8 (3.62%) HND
4 7 (3.17%) MCSA
4 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.81%) CCA
6 4 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.36%) MCSE
7 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) MCP
8 2 (0.90%) PhD
9 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.45%) CCENT
9 1 (0.45%) CCNA
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.45%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) ISO 9001
1 5 (2.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) IEC 61131
3 2 (0.90%) MISRA
3 2 (0.90%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 45 (20.36%) Firmware
2 11 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.07%) iptables
3 9 (4.07%) KVM
4 8 (3.62%) LXC
5 4 (1.81%) vSphere
5 4 (1.81%) XenApp
5 4 (1.81%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.36%) GFS2
6 3 (1.36%) NFS
6 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.36%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.90%) QEMU
8 1 (0.45%) Docker
8 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.07%) Ansible
1 9 (4.07%) SELinux
2 5 (2.26%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) Marathon
Vendors
1 15 (6.79%) VMware
2 12 (5.43%) EMC
2 12 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.07%) Xilinx
4 7 (3.17%) Intel
5 6 (2.71%) Citrix
5 6 (2.71%) Symbian
6 4 (1.81%) Atmel
7 2 (0.90%) Altera
7 2 (0.90%) Cisco
7 2 (0.90%) Freescale
8 1 (0.45%) AppSense
8 1 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.45%) Renesas
8 1 (0.45%) Wind River
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £80k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Many benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago