The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 871 834 814
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -20
Permanent jobs citing DVB 33 37 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.034% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.19% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 61
Average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.09% -3.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20862 19212 21438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.68% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16558 15532 17592
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DVB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DVB
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DVB within the UK.

DVB Salary Trend in the UK

DVB
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DVB over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

DVB Salary Histogram in the UK

DVB
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
England -22 29 £45,000 +5.88% 10
South East -12 13 £35,000 -18.60% 8
London -13 13 £47,500 -9.52%
Reading - 9 - - 2
Berkshire - 9 - - 2
Wales +3 3 £42,500 +6.25%
South Wales -1 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Cwmbran -2 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Torfaen -2 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Hampshire - 3 £35,000 - 4
City of London -5 2 £47,500 -13.63%
West Yorkshire -41 2 £38,500 -6.66%
Yorkshire -42 2 £38,500 -6.66%
Leeds - 2 £38,500 -
Southampton - 2 £35,000 - 1
Guildford +12 1 £77,500 +72.22%
East of England +1 1 £65,000 - 1
Surrey -2 1 £77,500 +80.23%
Isleworth - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 -

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing DVB 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 DVB.

1 51 (68.00%) Linux
2 47 (62.67%) MPEG
3 38 (50.67%) C
4 34 (45.33%) C++
5 26 (34.67%) DRM
5 26 (34.67%) Degree
5 26 (34.67%) Embedded Systems
6 23 (30.67%) DTV
6 23 (30.67%) ADSL
6 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
7 21 (28.00%) STB
7 21 (28.00%) Broadcom
8 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
9 15 (20.00%) IPTV
10 13 (17.33%) Windows
11 12 (16.00%) Middleware
12 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
13 9 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
14 8 (10.67%) Python
14 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.67%) Electronics
14 8 (10.67%) Multithreading
15 7 (9.33%) UNIX
15 7 (9.33%) UML
15 7 (9.33%) Perl
16 6 (8.00%) Cisco
16 6 (8.00%) HTTP
16 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
16 6 (8.00%) Multimedia

DVB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing DVB 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 DVB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) ADSL
2 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.00%) HTTP
3 6 (8.00%) DAB
4 5 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 5 (6.67%) Firewall
4 5 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.33%) Internet
6 3 (4.00%) IGMP
6 3 (4.00%) SAN
7 2 (2.67%) Broadband
7 2 (2.67%) SNMP
7 2 (2.67%) RTP
7 2 (2.67%) RTSP
7 2 (2.67%) Multicast
8 1 (1.33%) VLAN
8 1 (1.33%) Wireless
8 1 (1.33%) BGP
8 1 (1.33%) ATM
8 1 (1.33%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) ClearCase
2 3 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.67%) Electronics
3 6 (8.00%) Multimedia
4 4 (5.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Development Engineer
2 17 (22.67%) Software Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Systems Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Support Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Software Integration Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) QA Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Engineering Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) Middleware
2 5 (6.67%) GStreamer
3 4 (5.33%) XML
3 4 (5.33%) POSIX
4 2 (2.67%) HTML
4 2 (2.67%) D-Bus
5 1 (1.33%) HTML5
5 1 (1.33%) Ajax
5 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (62.67%) MPEG
2 26 (34.67%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (30.67%) DTV
4 21 (28.00%) STB
5 15 (20.00%) IPTV
6 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 6 (8.00%) Physics
7 6 (8.00%) Open Source
8 4 (5.33%) Streaming Video
8 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
9 3 (4.00%) Clustering
10 2 (2.67%) Interactive TV
10 2 (2.67%) Streaming Media
10 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.33%) MHEG
11 1 (1.33%) iPad
11 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 51 (68.00%) Linux
2 13 (17.33%) Windows
3 9 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (9.33%) UNIX
5 3 (4.00%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.00%) AIX
6 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.67%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) DRM
2 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.67%) Multithreading
4 7 (9.33%) UML
5 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.67%) OO
6 5 (6.67%) OOD
7 4 (5.33%) DNA
7 4 (5.33%) OOP
7 4 (5.33%) Content Management
7 4 (5.33%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.33%) Software Architecture
8 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.00%) Business Development
8 3 (4.00%) Scrum
8 3 (4.00%) Information Security
8 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) C
2 34 (45.33%) C++
3 8 (10.67%) Python
4 7 (9.33%) Perl
5 5 (6.67%) SQL
6 4 (5.33%) Ruby
7 3 (4.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.67%) Java
8 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (34.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (2.67%) HND
3 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) MBA
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PhD
4 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) JTAG
3 1 (1.33%) WAI
3 1 (1.33%) TickIT
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Broadcom
2 6 (8.00%) Cisco
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (5.33%) VMware
5 3 (4.00%) Huawei
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.00%) IBM
5 3 (4.00%) Sybase
6 1 (1.33%) Brocade
6 1 (1.33%) Remedy
South East
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago