The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 95 83 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Permanent jobs citing STB 1 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.083% 0.44% 2.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 1.50% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 26
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +5.88%
STB
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
426 267 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.53% 29.05% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 350 191 245
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

STB
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

STB Salary Trend in South Wales

STB
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Cardiff - 1 £57,500 -
STB
Wales

STB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (100.00%) DTV
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

STB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Head of Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMP