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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 109 112 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing STB 8 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 0.065% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.15% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 7
Average salary £56,250 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+43.03% -2.94%
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
839 670 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.48% 43.48% 47.25%
Number of salaries quoted 599 559 805
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 2014.

STB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (87.50%) C
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
3 12 (75.00%) IPTV
4 11 (68.75%) MPEG
5 10 (62.50%) Streaming Video
6 8 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) Multimedia
6 8 (50.00%) Embedded C
7 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 7 (43.75%) Python
7 7 (43.75%) Digital Media
7 7 (43.75%) RTP
8 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
8 6 (37.50%) DTV
8 6 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (25.00%) IGMP
9 4 (25.00%) HTTP
9 4 (25.00%) C++
9 4 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (18.75%) Coaching
10 3 (18.75%) JTAG
10 3 (18.75%) Device Driver
10 3 (18.75%) Flash
10 3 (18.75%) Firmware
10 3 (18.75%) RTSP
11 2 (12.50%) iPad
12 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (6.25%) Video on Demand

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (43.75%) RTP
2 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (25.00%) IGMP
3 3 (18.75%) RTSP
4 1 (6.25%) DVB
4 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) IPTV
2 11 (68.75%) MPEG
3 10 (62.50%) Streaming Video
4 7 (43.75%) Digital Media
5 6 (37.50%) DTV
6 4 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (18.75%) Device Driver
7 3 (18.75%) Firmware
8 2 (12.50%) iPad
9 1 (6.25%) Video on Demand
9 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) JTAG
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) EMC
1 1 (6.25%) Intel
1 1 (6.25%) Apple
1 1 (6.25%) Broadcom