The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 131 143 126
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs citing STB 1 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.056% 0.13% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.33% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £110,000 £100,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £68,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +52.77%
STB
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
683 907 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 37.94% 40.24% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 497 612 613
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

STB
Salary Trend in Reading

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

STB Salary Trend in Reading

STB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for STB.

1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Virgin Media
2 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (50.00%) DOCSIS
2 1 (50.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (50.00%) DVB
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) BBC
2 1 (50.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Motorola
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) DOCSIS
1 1 (50.00%) DVB
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (50.00%) BBC
2 1 (50.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (50.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Motorola
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) Virgin Media