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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - - 208
Permanent jobs citing STB 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+135.29% -
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
1917 2449 2057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.85% 41.26% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1975 1736
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) MPEG
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Cadence
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

STB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) MPEG
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cadence