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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 856 804 787
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -17
Permanent jobs citing STB 48 57 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.054% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 94
Average salary £56,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%

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
43065 40944 45107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.69% 38.94% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33681 33257 37930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

STB Salary Histogram in the UK

STB
Top 15 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 18 September 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 -52 47 £53,250 +18.33% 6
London -39 26 £56,500 +1.80% 3
South East -8 9 £59,000 -
Cambridge +5 8 £56,250 +40.62% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £56,250 +40.62% 1
East of England -12 8 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Berkshire - 8 - -
Reading - 7 - -
City of London -3 5 £47,500 -26.92% 1
North West - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey -12 1 £59,000 -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 - 2
Chertsey - 1 £59,000 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
South West - 1 £40,000 - 2

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 58 (43.61%) Linux
2 48 (36.09%) IPTV
3 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (28.57%) C
5 31 (23.31%) QA
6 28 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 28 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 26 (19.55%) C++
7 26 (19.55%) Python
8 25 (18.80%) UNIX
8 25 (18.80%) Finance
8 25 (18.80%) DTV
9 24 (18.05%) TCP/IP
10 23 (17.29%) Scrum
10 23 (17.29%) TDD
11 22 (16.54%) User Experience
12 20 (15.04%) Over-the-Top Content
12 20 (15.04%) XML
13 19 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 19 (14.29%) Subversion
14 18 (13.53%) Windows
14 18 (13.53%) SQL
14 18 (13.53%) Firmware
15 17 (12.78%) Oracle
15 17 (12.78%) PL/SQL
15 17 (12.78%) Multithreading
16 16 (12.03%) Degree
16 16 (12.03%) Java
16 16 (12.03%) Ethernet
16 16 (12.03%) Streaming Video

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (3.01%) IIS
1 4 (3.01%) Apache
1 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.51%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.51%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (3.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (3.01%) HiPortfolio
3 4 (3.01%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (3.01%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 4 (3.01%) Kondor+
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.05%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.03%) Ethernet
3 12 (9.02%) DVB
4 9 (6.77%) SSL
5 8 (6.02%) HTTP
5 8 (6.02%) RTP
6 7 (5.26%) Broadband
7 6 (4.51%) Internet
8 5 (3.76%) Wireless
9 4 (3.01%) IGMP
10 3 (2.26%) NGN
10 3 (2.26%) RTSP
10 3 (2.26%) Multicast
10 3 (2.26%) DSLAM
10 3 (2.26%) SDH
10 3 (2.26%) ATM
10 3 (2.26%) Intranet
11 2 (1.50%) Firewall
12 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.75%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.76%) MySQL
4 4 (3.01%) Hyperion Smart View
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 19 (14.29%) Subversion
2 14 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.26%) JIRA
4 6 (4.51%) Axure RP
4 6 (4.51%) Selenium
5 4 (3.01%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.75%) Maven
6 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.75%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.75%) GDB
6 1 (0.75%) JBehave
6 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
General
1 28 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 25 (18.80%) Finance
3 13 (9.77%) Advertising
4 12 (9.02%) Banking
5 10 (7.52%) Electronics
6 9 (6.77%) Multimedia
7 6 (4.51%) Marketing
8 4 (3.01%) General Ledger
9 3 (2.26%) Retail
10 1 (0.75%) Publishing
10 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (17.29%) Software Engineer
2 18 (13.53%) Developer
2 18 (13.53%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (11.28%) Test Engineer
4 13 (9.77%) Designer
5 11 (8.27%) Applications Support
6 10 (7.52%) Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) ActionScript Developer
7 9 (6.77%) Android Developer
7 9 (6.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Senior Android Developer
8 8 (6.02%) UI Programmer
8 8 (6.02%) UI Developer
9 7 (5.26%) UI Designer
9 7 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Interface Designer
10 6 (4.51%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.04%) XML
2 14 (10.53%) Middleware
3 10 (7.52%) REST
4 9 (6.77%) JSON
4 9 (6.77%) Apache Flex
4 9 (6.77%) RESTful
4 9 (6.77%) Web Services
5 8 (6.02%) Flash
6 7 (5.26%) HTML
7 6 (4.51%) CSS
8 5 (3.76%) Adobe AIR
8 5 (3.76%) SOAP
9 1 (0.75%) Ajax
9 1 (0.75%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 48 (36.09%) IPTV
2 25 (18.80%) DTV
3 22 (16.54%) User Experience
4 20 (15.04%) Over-the-Top Content
5 18 (13.53%) Firmware
6 16 (12.03%) Streaming Video
7 14 (10.53%) MPEG
8 13 (9.77%) Mobile App
8 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (9.02%) Video on Demand
10 10 (7.52%) Streaming Media
11 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
12 7 (5.26%) Digital Media
13 6 (4.51%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (3.01%) Device Driver
14 4 (3.01%) Handset
14 4 (3.01%) SWIFT
15 2 (1.50%) iPad
16 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.61%) Linux
2 25 (18.80%) UNIX
3 18 (13.53%) Windows
4 12 (9.02%) Solaris
4 12 (9.02%) Android
5 9 (6.77%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Debian
6 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 23 (17.29%) Scrum
3 23 (17.29%) TDD
4 17 (12.78%) Multithreading
5 11 (8.27%) Product Management
5 11 (8.27%) Service Management
5 11 (8.27%) OO
6 10 (7.52%) ITIL
6 10 (7.52%) ITSM
6 10 (7.52%) Test Automation
6 10 (7.52%) BDD
6 10 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (7.52%) Android Development
6 10 (7.52%) Kanban
7 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.77%) MVC
7 9 (6.77%) Validation
7 9 (6.77%) OOP
8 6 (4.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.57%) C
2 26 (19.55%) C++
2 26 (19.55%) Python
3 18 (13.53%) SQL
4 17 (12.78%) PL/SQL
5 16 (12.03%) Java
6 13 (9.77%) ActionScript
7 12 (9.02%) Perl
8 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
9 9 (6.77%) ActionScript 3.0
9 9 (6.77%) Embedded C
10 6 (4.51%) Ruby
11 5 (3.76%) PHP
12 4 (3.01%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.75%) BrightScript
14 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) Degree
2 7 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.75%) MBA
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
3 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (23.31%) QA
2 9 (6.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.01%) SLA
4 3 (2.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 17 (12.78%) Oracle
2 15 (11.28%) Sun
3 14 (10.53%) Adobe
4 7 (5.26%) Microgen
5 5 (3.76%) Remedy
5 5 (3.76%) Sybase
5 5 (3.76%) IBM
6 4 (3.01%) NCR
6 4 (3.01%) Apple
6 4 (3.01%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.01%) Brady
7 2 (1.50%) Broadcom
7 2 (1.50%) Huawei
8 1 (0.75%) Roku
8 1 (0.75%) VMware
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.75%) EMC
8 1 (0.75%) Intel
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco
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