The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 318 307 337
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +30
Permanent jobs citing STB 4 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.10% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.093% 0.24% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -5.88%
STB
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4295 4900 5310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 41.44% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3577 4306 4868
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

STB
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

STB Salary Trend in the City of London

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 12 (80.00%) Oracle
1 12 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
1 12 (80.00%) Sun
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) Solaris
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) Banking
4 9 (60.00%) Microgen
4 9 (60.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (40.00%) General Ledger
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) Service Management
5 6 (40.00%) ITSM
5 6 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (40.00%) SLA
5 6 (40.00%) Change Control
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Perl
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) Sybase
8 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (20.00%) IIS
8 3 (20.00%) SOAP
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) ActionScript
8 3 (20.00%) Apache

STB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (20.00%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (20.00%) Kondor+
2 3 (20.00%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (20.00%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (13.33%) DVB
3 1 (6.67%) ADSL
3 1 (6.67%) Broadband
3 1 (6.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Hyperion Smart View
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) GDB
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) MPEG
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) UNIX
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Solaris
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Service Management
1 6 (40.00%) ITSM
1 6 (40.00%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 3 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
1 12 (80.00%) Sun
2 9 (60.00%) Microgen
3 3 (20.00%) Sybase
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) NCR
3 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (20.00%) Brady
4 1 (6.67%) Huawei
4 1 (6.67%) Broadcom