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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - 150 -
Permanent jobs citing STB 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.039% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
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
815 851 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.39% 33.41% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 481 629 595
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing STB across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Handset
3 3 (42.86%) Firmware
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Account Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware