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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 260 241 274
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +33
Permanent jobs citing STB 8 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.028% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.075% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Average salary £56,250 £42,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £44,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
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
2689 2670 3312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.32% 37.45% 36.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2147 2246 2766
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,646 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing STB across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing STB across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

STB Salary Histogram in the East of England

STB
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £56,250 +40.62% 1
STB
England

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (82.35%) C
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Software Engineering
3 12 (70.59%) IPTV
4 11 (64.71%) MPEG
5 10 (58.82%) Streaming Video
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) Multimedia
6 8 (47.06%) Embedded C
7 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
7 7 (41.18%) Python
7 7 (41.18%) Digital Media
7 7 (41.18%) RTP
8 6 (35.29%) Multithreading
8 6 (35.29%) DTV
8 6 (35.29%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (23.53%) IGMP
9 4 (23.53%) HTTP
9 4 (23.53%) C++
9 4 (23.53%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (17.65%) Coaching
10 3 (17.65%) JTAG
10 3 (17.65%) Device Driver
10 3 (17.65%) Flash
10 3 (17.65%) Firmware
10 3 (17.65%) RTSP
11 2 (11.76%) iPad
12 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (41.18%) RTP
2 4 (23.53%) IGMP
2 4 (23.53%) HTTP
3 3 (17.65%) RTSP
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) DVB
General
1 8 (47.06%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) IPTV
2 11 (64.71%) MPEG
3 10 (58.82%) Streaming Video
4 7 (41.18%) Digital Media
5 6 (35.29%) DTV
6 4 (23.53%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (17.65%) Device Driver
7 3 (17.65%) Firmware
8 2 (11.76%) iPad
9 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
9 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded C
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) JTAG
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Broadcom
1 1 (5.88%) EMC
1 1 (5.88%) Intel
1 1 (5.88%) Apple