The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 254 242 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing STB 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.018% 0.032% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.043% 0.092% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £44,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £100,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +122.22%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2327 2163 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.14% 34.96% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1862 1643 1993
Median salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

STB
Salary Trend in the South West

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

STB Salary Trend in the South West

STB
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -4 1 £44,000 -
STB
England

STB
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 South West region with a requirement for STB.

1 3 (100.00%) DVB
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) DTV
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing

STB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (100.00%) DVB
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C