The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 853 766 776
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +10
Permanent jobs citing STB 60 116 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 111
Average salary £56,500 £55,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.80% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,100 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.93%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36914 35602 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 32.73% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29267 28839 32893
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 2014 within the UK.

STB Salary Histogram in the UK

STB
Top 13 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 28 July 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 -80 58 £56,500 +1.80% 13
London -95 33 £56,500 - 5
South East +6 14 £76,250 - 1
Berkshire +24 12 - -
Reading +4 12 - -
Cambridge +3 6 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East of England -22 6 £45,000 +5.88% 6
City of London -21 4 £53,500 -17.69% 2
Surrey -7 2 £76,250 - 1
West Yorkshire -39 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire -44 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Guildford - 1 £77,500 -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 61 (43.88%) Linux
2 46 (33.09%) IPTV
3 42 (30.22%) C
4 33 (23.74%) Software Engineering
5 32 (23.02%) Finance
6 28 (20.14%) C++
6 28 (20.14%) QA
7 27 (19.42%) UNIX
8 26 (18.71%) TCP/IP
8 26 (18.71%) Telecoms
9 24 (17.27%) DTV
10 23 (16.55%) Degree
11 22 (15.83%) Scrum
11 22 (15.83%) Python
12 21 (15.11%) Oracle
12 21 (15.11%) PL/SQL
12 21 (15.11%) SQL
12 21 (15.11%) DVB
13 20 (14.39%) Advertising
13 20 (14.39%) Windows
13 20 (14.39%) Ethernet
13 20 (14.39%) Multithreading
14 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
14 19 (13.67%) Middleware
15 18 (12.95%) Firmware
15 18 (12.95%) MPEG
15 18 (12.95%) Sun
15 18 (12.95%) Banking
16 17 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (12.23%) TDD

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.88%) Apache
2 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.44%) IIS
2 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Photoshop
2 10 (7.19%) MS Visio
2 10 (7.19%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (3.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.44%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (1.44%) Kondor+
3 2 (1.44%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 2 (1.44%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.71%) TCP/IP
2 21 (15.11%) DVB
3 20 (14.39%) Ethernet
4 10 (7.19%) HTTP
5 7 (5.04%) IGMP
5 7 (5.04%) Internet
6 6 (4.32%) RTP
6 6 (4.32%) SSL
6 6 (4.32%) Broadband
6 6 (4.32%) RTSP
7 4 (2.88%) Firewall
8 3 (2.16%) Multicast
8 3 (2.16%) NGN
8 3 (2.16%) SDH
8 3 (2.16%) ATM
8 3 (2.16%) SAN
8 3 (2.16%) Wireless
8 3 (2.16%) DSLAM
9 2 (1.44%) Intranet
9 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.44%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 15 (10.79%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.63%) Subversion
3 10 (7.19%) Axure RP
4 9 (6.47%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.88%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.72%) GDB
7 1 (0.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) JUnit
7 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
General
1 32 (23.02%) Finance
2 26 (18.71%) Telecoms
3 20 (14.39%) Advertising
4 18 (12.95%) Banking
5 9 (6.47%) Multimedia
6 8 (5.76%) Electronics
6 8 (5.76%) Marketing
7 6 (4.32%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.72%) French Language
8 1 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (17.27%) Software Engineer
2 20 (14.39%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (12.23%) Designer
3 17 (12.23%) Developer
4 12 (8.63%) Applications Support
4 12 (8.63%) Analyst
5 9 (6.47%) Android Developer
5 9 (6.47%) Test Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.76%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.76%) User Experience Designer
6 8 (5.76%) Senior Android Developer
7 7 (5.04%) UI Designer
7 7 (5.04%) Interface Designer
7 7 (5.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Architect
8 6 (4.32%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.67%) Middleware
2 12 (8.63%) XML
3 9 (6.47%) RESTful
4 8 (5.76%) Web Services
4 8 (5.76%) Apache Flex
5 6 (4.32%) JSON
5 6 (4.32%) GStreamer
5 6 (4.32%) REST
6 4 (2.88%) POSIX
7 3 (2.16%) Flash
7 3 (2.16%) HTML
8 2 (1.44%) CSS
8 2 (1.44%) SOAP
8 2 (1.44%) YUI
9 1 (0.72%) Ajax
9 1 (0.72%) Java ME
9 1 (0.72%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.09%) IPTV
2 24 (17.27%) DTV
3 18 (12.95%) Firmware
3 18 (12.95%) MPEG
4 11 (7.91%) Streaming Video
5 9 (6.47%) Streaming Media
6 8 (5.76%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.76%) Mobile App
7 7 (5.04%) Open Source
8 5 (3.60%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.88%) Device Driver
10 3 (2.16%) Social Media
10 3 (2.16%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (2.16%) Video on Demand
10 3 (2.16%) Smartphone
10 3 (2.16%) Handset
10 3 (2.16%) Clustering
11 2 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.44%) RIA
11 2 (1.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.88%) Linux
2 27 (19.42%) UNIX
3 20 (14.39%) Windows
4 16 (11.51%) Solaris
5 12 (8.63%) Android
5 12 (8.63%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.16%) AIX
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.74%) Software Engineering
2 22 (15.83%) Scrum
3 20 (14.39%) Multithreading
4 17 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.23%) TDD
5 14 (10.07%) OOP
5 14 (10.07%) Service Management
6 13 (9.35%) ITSM
6 13 (9.35%) ITIL
7 12 (8.63%) OO
7 12 (8.63%) Kanban
8 11 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (6.47%) BDD
9 9 (6.47%) Android Development
9 9 (6.47%) Validation
10 8 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (5.04%) Change Control
11 7 (5.04%) Product Management
12 6 (4.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.22%) C
2 28 (20.14%) C++
3 22 (15.83%) Python
4 21 (15.11%) PL/SQL
4 21 (15.11%) SQL
5 14 (10.07%) Java
6 9 (6.47%) Perl
7 8 (5.76%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.76%) ActionScript
7 8 (5.76%) Embedded C
8 6 (4.32%) ActionScript 3.0
9 4 (2.88%) Ruby
10 2 (1.44%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) Degree
2 6 (4.32%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.16%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (20.14%) QA
2 12 (8.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (5.04%) SLA
4 5 (3.60%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 21 (15.11%) Oracle
2 18 (12.95%) Sun
3 11 (7.91%) Microgen
4 6 (4.32%) Adobe
5 5 (3.60%) IBM
5 5 (3.60%) Sybase
5 5 (3.60%) Remedy
6 4 (2.88%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.88%) Cisco
7 3 (2.16%) VMware
7 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.44%) Apple
8 2 (1.44%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.44%) NCR
8 2 (1.44%) EMC
8 2 (1.44%) Brady
8 2 (1.44%) Huawei
9 1 (0.72%) Broadcom
9 1 (0.72%) Intel
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Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
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London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Cambridge
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
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Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago