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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 107 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing STB 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.39% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.82% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £58,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +15.62%
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
670 853 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.24% 47.52% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 542 636 572
Average salary £43,000 £38,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015.

STB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

STB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) DTV
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) IPTV
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
3 1 (33.33%) DVB
3 1 (33.33%) MPEG

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) DVB
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV
2 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (33.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: c£40k DoE + good bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago