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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 136 141 144
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing STB 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.053% 0.24% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.66% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £81,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +71.05%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £100,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +122.22%
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
776 914 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.82% 36.94% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 663 603 681
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Broadband
1 2 (66.67%) MPEG
1 2 (66.67%) DVB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) NGN
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Qt
2 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (33.33%) Virgin Media
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) BBC
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SDH

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Broadband
1 2 (66.67%) DVB
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) DOCSIS
2 1 (33.33%) DSLAM
2 1 (33.33%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (33.33%) NGN
2 1 (33.33%) SDH
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Account Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Account Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) MFC
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Qt
1 1 (33.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) MPEG
2 1 (33.33%) BBC
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (33.33%) BT
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) Motorola
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) Virgin Media