The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 435 418 420
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing STB 10 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.046% 0.029% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.082% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 17
Average salary £59,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7959 7287 8195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.22% 34.68% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6014 5948 6864
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

STB
Salary Trend in the South East

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

STB Salary Trend in the South East

STB
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 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
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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
Berkshire - 9 - -
Surrey -5 1 £59,000 -
STB
England

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 17 (85.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) C
4 9 (45.00%) C++
4 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
4 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (45.00%) Firmware
4 9 (45.00%) QA
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) Wireless
7 4 (20.00%) Handset
7 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (15.00%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (15.00%) DTV
8 3 (15.00%) DVB
9 2 (10.00%) IPTV
9 2 (10.00%) Business Development
9 2 (10.00%) Finance
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.00%) MBA
10 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
10 1 (5.00%) Multicast
10 1 (5.00%) RIA
10 1 (5.00%) YUI
10 1 (5.00%) Product Management
10 1 (5.00%) Firewall
10 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.00%) Retail
10 1 (5.00%) Multimedia

STB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) Wireless
3 3 (15.00%) DVB
4 1 (5.00%) Multicast
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) IPv6
4 1 (5.00%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (85.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Account Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) GUI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) YUI
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Firmware
2 4 (20.00%) Handset
3 3 (15.00%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (15.00%) DTV
4 2 (10.00%) IPTV
5 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Business Development
1 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) Product Management
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) UML
2 1 (5.00%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C
2 9 (45.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco