The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 232 265 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Permanent jobs citing STB 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.043% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2117 2525 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.26% 36.49% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1691 2159 1757
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,432 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

STB
Salary Trend in the North West

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

STB Salary Trend in the North West

STB
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Manchester - 3 £25,000 -
STB
England

STB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
1 3 (75.00%) DSL
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) GPON
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) J2SE
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)

STB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (75.00%) DSL
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) GPON
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2SE
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOD
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA