The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 246 273 271
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Permanent jobs citing STB 1 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.015% 0.091% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £68,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +52.77%
STB
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2801 3249 3104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 42.58% 42.44% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2313 2588 2497
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing STB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

STB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

STB
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

STB Salary Trend in the East of England

STB
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing STB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for STB.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) CCTV
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Image Processing
2 3 (75.00%) Code Optimisation
2 3 (75.00%) HEVC
2 3 (75.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) IPTV
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

STB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Image Processing Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) CCTV
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Code Optimisation
1 3 (75.00%) Image Processing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle