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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - - 224
Permanent jobs citing STB 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £46,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +0.54%
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
2064 2275 2122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.87% 39.06% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1855 1819
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing STB across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) DRM
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) DLNA

STB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) DLNA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) DRM
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree