The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 107 114 115
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing STB 11 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 0.062% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 0.18% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
STB
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
749 560 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.97% 34.83% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 552 465 598
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

STB
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing STB across the Cambridge region.

STB Salary Trend in Cambridge

STB
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing STB across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

STB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing STB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited STB.

1 15 (78.95%) C
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Software Engineering
3 13 (68.42%) IPTV
3 13 (68.42%) MPEG
4 12 (63.16%) Streaming Video
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) Multimedia
5 9 (47.37%) Embedded C
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) Python
6 8 (42.11%) RTP
6 8 (42.11%) Digital Media
7 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
7 6 (31.58%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (31.58%) DTV
8 5 (26.32%) IGMP
8 5 (26.32%) HTTP
9 4 (21.05%) C++
9 4 (21.05%) RTSP
10 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
10 3 (15.79%) Flash
10 3 (15.79%) Firmware
10 3 (15.79%) JTAG
11 2 (10.53%) iPad
11 2 (10.53%) QA
11 2 (10.53%) EMC
11 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
11 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (10.53%) DVB

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing STB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited STB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) RTP
2 5 (26.32%) IGMP
2 5 (26.32%) HTTP
3 4 (21.05%) RTSP
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.53%) DVB
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) DOCSIS
General
1 9 (47.37%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) MPEG
1 13 (68.42%) IPTV
2 12 (63.16%) Streaming Video
3 8 (42.11%) Digital Media
4 6 (31.58%) DTV
5 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
5 3 (15.79%) Firmware
6 2 (10.53%) iPad
7 1 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (5.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.26%) CAD
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C
2 9 (47.37%) Embedded C
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) JTAG
2 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) Broadcom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago