The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - - 41
Permanent jobs citing STB 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+135.29% -
STB
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
95 67 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 67.38% 53.17% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 60
Average salary £39,000 £29,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing STB across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast