The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 826 801 808
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Permanent jobs citing STB 47 51 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.051% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 73
Average salary £56,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+43.03% -2.94%
STB
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40403 39211 43666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.88% 39.37% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31821 32135 36995
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in England

STB
Salary Trend in England

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

STB Salary Trend in England

STB
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing STB across the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

STB Salary Histogram in England

STB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -4 25 £56,500 +1.80% 1
South East -1 10 £59,000 -
East of England -6 8 £56,250 +32.35% 2
North West - 2 £40,000 - 1
South West - 1 £40,000 - 2
STB
UK

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 55 (44.35%) Linux
2 46 (37.10%) IPTV
3 41 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (29.84%) C
5 30 (24.19%) QA
6 27 (21.77%) Telecoms
7 26 (20.97%) C++
8 25 (20.16%) Software Engineering
9 23 (18.55%) Python
9 23 (18.55%) TCP/IP
9 23 (18.55%) TDD
9 23 (18.55%) Scrum
10 22 (17.74%) UNIX
11 21 (16.94%) Finance
12 20 (16.13%) DTV
12 20 (16.13%) User Experience
13 19 (15.32%) Over-the-Top Content
13 19 (15.32%) Subversion
13 19 (15.32%) Git (software)
13 19 (15.32%) XML
14 18 (14.52%) Firmware
15 17 (13.71%) Windows
15 17 (13.71%) Multithreading
16 16 (12.90%) Java
16 16 (12.90%) SQL
16 16 (12.90%) Ethernet
16 16 (12.90%) Streaming Video
17 15 (12.10%) Oracle
17 15 (12.10%) PL/SQL
18 14 (11.29%) MPEG

STB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (3.23%) IIS
1 4 (3.23%) Apache
1 4 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.03%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.03%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (4.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (3.23%) Kondor+
3 4 (3.23%) HiPortfolio
3 4 (3.23%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 4 (3.23%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.55%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.90%) Ethernet
3 10 (8.06%) DVB
4 9 (7.26%) SSL
5 8 (6.45%) HTTP
5 8 (6.45%) RTP
6 7 (5.65%) Broadband
7 5 (4.03%) Wireless
7 5 (4.03%) Internet
8 4 (3.23%) IGMP
9 3 (2.42%) RTSP
9 3 (2.42%) NGN
9 3 (2.42%) SDH
9 3 (2.42%) ATM
9 3 (2.42%) DSLAM
9 3 (2.42%) Intranet
9 3 (2.42%) Multicast
10 1 (0.81%) ADSL
10 1 (0.81%) IPv6
10 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.03%) MySQL
3 4 (3.23%) Hyperion Smart View
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (15.32%) Subversion
1 19 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.29%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.65%) JIRA
4 6 (4.84%) Selenium
5 5 (4.03%) Axure RP
6 4 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.81%) JBehave
7 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.81%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.81%) GDB
7 1 (0.81%) Maven
General
1 27 (21.77%) Telecoms
2 21 (16.94%) Finance
3 11 (8.87%) Advertising
3 11 (8.87%) Banking
4 9 (7.26%) Multimedia
4 9 (7.26%) Electronics
5 6 (4.84%) Marketing
6 4 (3.23%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (17.74%) Software Engineer
2 18 (14.52%) Developer
3 17 (13.71%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (11.29%) Test Engineer
5 11 (8.87%) Designer
6 10 (8.06%) Applications Support
6 10 (8.06%) Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) ActionScript Developer
7 9 (7.26%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) Android Developer
8 8 (6.45%) UI Developer
8 8 (6.45%) UI Programmer
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Android Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Interface Designer
10 6 (4.84%) Account Manager
10 6 (4.84%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) XML
2 11 (8.87%) Middleware
3 10 (8.06%) REST
4 9 (7.26%) Web Services
4 9 (7.26%) RESTful
4 9 (7.26%) JSON
4 9 (7.26%) Apache Flex
5 8 (6.45%) Flash
6 7 (5.65%) HTML
7 6 (4.84%) CSS
8 5 (4.03%) SOAP
8 5 (4.03%) Adobe AIR
9 1 (0.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (37.10%) IPTV
2 20 (16.13%) DTV
2 20 (16.13%) User Experience
3 19 (15.32%) Over-the-Top Content
4 18 (14.52%) Firmware
5 16 (12.90%) Streaming Video
6 14 (11.29%) MPEG
7 13 (10.48%) Mobile App
8 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (9.68%) Video on Demand
9 10 (8.06%) Streaming Media
10 8 (6.45%) Computer Science
11 7 (5.65%) Digital Media
12 6 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (3.23%) SWIFT
13 4 (3.23%) Device Driver
13 4 (3.23%) Handset
13 4 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (1.61%) iPad
15 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.35%) Linux
2 22 (17.74%) UNIX
3 17 (13.71%) Windows
4 12 (9.68%) Android
5 11 (8.87%) Solaris
6 9 (7.26%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.16%) Software Engineering
3 23 (18.55%) TDD
3 23 (18.55%) Scrum
4 17 (13.71%) Multithreading
5 11 (8.87%) OO
5 11 (8.87%) Service Management
5 11 (8.87%) Product Management
6 10 (8.06%) BDD
6 10 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (8.06%) Android Development
6 10 (8.06%) ITSM
6 10 (8.06%) ITIL
6 10 (8.06%) Kanban
7 9 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (7.26%) Test Automation
7 9 (7.26%) OOP
7 9 (7.26%) MVC
8 7 (5.65%) Validation
9 6 (4.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.84%) C
2 26 (20.97%) C++
3 23 (18.55%) Python
4 16 (12.90%) Java
4 16 (12.90%) SQL
5 15 (12.10%) PL/SQL
6 13 (10.48%) ActionScript
7 11 (8.87%) Perl
8 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.26%) Embedded C
9 9 (7.26%) ActionScript 3.0
10 6 (4.84%) Ruby
11 5 (4.03%) PHP
12 4 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.81%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.81%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.29%) Degree
2 6 (4.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.81%) ISEB
3 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.19%) QA
2 9 (7.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.23%) SLA
4 3 (2.42%) JTAG
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Oracle
2 14 (11.29%) Adobe
2 14 (11.29%) Sun
3 6 (4.84%) Microgen
4 5 (4.03%) Remedy
5 4 (3.23%) Brady
5 4 (3.23%) Sybase
5 4 (3.23%) IBM
5 4 (3.23%) NCR
5 4 (3.23%) Apple
5 4 (3.23%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.61%) Huawei
6 2 (1.61%) Broadcom
7 1 (0.81%) Roku
7 1 (0.81%) EMC
7 1 (0.81%) Intel
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