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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 302 326 321
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs citing STB 4 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.036% 0.082% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.085% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 14
Average salary £50,000 £58,750 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% -4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £75,500 £62,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,375 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
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
4728 5763 5779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.80% 47.54% 48.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4023 4971 5292
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing STB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

STB Salary Histogram in the City of London

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Sun
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Sybase
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) ActionScript
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) NCR
3 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (37.50%) Intranet
3 3 (37.50%) TIBCO
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) HiPortfolio
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Kondor+
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) HiPortfolio
1 3 (37.50%) Kondor+
1 3 (37.50%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 3 (37.50%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) DVB
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Hyperion Smart View
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Applications Support
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (37.50%) SWIFT
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) MPEG
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) ActionScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Sun
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) NCR
2 3 (37.50%) TIBCO
2 3 (37.50%) Brady
3 2 (25.00%) Microgen
4 1 (12.50%) Broadcom