The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 840 841 748
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -93
Permanent jobs citing STB 32 83 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 76
Average salary £80,000 £47,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.31% +11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £59,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+128.57% +2.94%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42288 47141 42305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.44% 39.82% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33392 37449 34396
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

STB
Salary Trend

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

STB Salary Trend in the UK

STB
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing STB over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 within the UK.

STB Salary Histogram in the UK

STB
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
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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 32 £80,000 +73.91% 7
London +5 21 £80,000 +64.94% 2
South East +9 4 £100,000 +110.52% 1
Berkshire 0 4 £100,000 +110.52%
Reading -10 4 £100,000 +110.52%
City of London +21 2 £72,500 +49.48% 1
East of England +8 2 £71,250 +42.50%
South West - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Surrey +19 1 £100,000 - 1
Guildford +7 1 £100,000 -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Leeds +2 1 - -
West Yorkshire -1 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -4 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £100,000 -
Slough - 1 £100,000 -
Watford - 1 £100,000 -
Woking - 1 £100,000 -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 44 (48.89%) Telecoms
2 37 (41.11%) Software Engineering
3 36 (40.00%) HTML
4 35 (38.89%) Linux
4 35 (38.89%) IPTV
4 35 (38.89%) HTML5
5 34 (37.78%) Android
6 31 (34.44%) Xbox
7 28 (31.11%) DTV
8 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (26.67%) Games
8 24 (26.67%) Apple iOS
8 24 (26.67%) Over-the-Top Content
9 23 (25.56%) Streaming Video
9 23 (25.56%) C++
10 21 (23.33%) Apple
10 21 (23.33%) Roku
10 21 (23.33%) Chromecast
10 21 (23.33%) Apple TV
10 21 (23.33%) PlayStation
10 21 (23.33%) Video on Demand
11 20 (22.22%) Software Delivery
11 20 (22.22%) Apache Flex
12 17 (18.89%) DVB
12 17 (18.89%) Java
13 16 (17.78%) Broadband
14 15 (16.67%) C
14 15 (16.67%) Product Management
15 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
16 13 (14.44%) OO

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.11%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) DVB
2 16 (17.78%) Broadband
3 11 (12.22%) HTTP
4 6 (6.67%) SDH
4 6 (6.67%) ATM
4 6 (6.67%) DSLAM
4 6 (6.67%) NGN
5 3 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.33%) SSL
6 1 (1.11%) Internet
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) JUnit
1 2 (2.22%) Subversion
1 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 44 (48.89%) Telecoms
2 24 (26.67%) Games
3 7 (7.78%) Electronics
4 4 (4.44%) Marketing
4 4 (4.44%) Finance
5 3 (3.33%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Architect
2 23 (25.56%) Developer
2 23 (25.56%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (12.22%) Web Developer
3 11 (12.22%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Product Manager
5 9 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Account Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Embedded Software Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Development Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.00%) HTML
2 35 (38.89%) HTML5
3 20 (22.22%) Apache Flex
4 12 (13.33%) CSS
5 10 (11.11%) REST
5 10 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 9 (10.00%) Middleware
7 3 (3.33%) XML
8 2 (2.22%) J2SE
8 2 (2.22%) SVG
8 2 (2.22%) Ajax
8 2 (2.22%) SOAP
8 2 (2.22%) OpenCL
9 1 (1.11%) Moose
9 1 (1.11%) Qt
9 1 (1.11%) D-Bus
9 1 (1.11%) GStreamer
9 1 (1.11%) Web Services
9 1 (1.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.89%) IPTV
2 31 (34.44%) Xbox
3 28 (31.11%) DTV
4 24 (26.67%) Over-the-Top Content
5 23 (25.56%) Streaming Video
6 21 (23.33%) Video on Demand
6 21 (23.33%) Chromecast
6 21 (23.33%) Apple TV
6 21 (23.33%) PlayStation
7 10 (11.11%) Open Source
8 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
9 7 (7.78%) User Experience
10 6 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (3.33%) VHDL
12 3 (3.33%) Cryptography
12 3 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (3.33%) PKI
13 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (2.22%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.89%) Linux
2 34 (37.78%) Android
3 24 (26.67%) Apple iOS
4 11 (12.22%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (11.11%) Windows
5 10 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) Software Engineering
2 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 15 (16.67%) Product Management
5 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (14.44%) OO
6 12 (13.33%) OOD
6 12 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 10 (11.11%) Web Development
7 10 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (11.11%) DevOps
8 8 (8.89%) Project Management
9 7 (7.78%) Industrial Design
9 7 (7.78%) UX Design
10 6 (6.67%) Service Management
10 6 (6.67%) Supplier Management
10 6 (6.67%) CRM
10 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.33%) B2C
11 3 (3.33%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) C++
2 17 (18.89%) Java
3 15 (16.67%) C
4 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 9 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.22%) Python
6 2 (2.22%) Perl
6 2 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (1.11%) SQL
7 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) ISEB
2 1 (1.11%) PMP
2 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
1 2 (2.22%) CRD IV
1 2 (2.22%) COREP
1 2 (2.22%) FINREP
2 1 (1.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Apple
1 21 (23.33%) Roku
2 10 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (1.11%) SAP
3 1 (1.11%) BT
3 1 (1.11%) Cadence
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