The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 878 936 931
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -5
Permanent jobs citing STB 43 28 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.025% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.061% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 36
Median salary £47,500 £80,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.62% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £100,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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
40432 45612 49518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.65% 41.21% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32988 36217 39486
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,052 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

STB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing STB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016 within the UK.

STB Salary Histogram in the UK

STB
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 43 £47,500 -40.62% 8
London +50 22 £57,500 -28.12% 5
South East +61 9 £37,500 -62.50% 1
City of London +52 5 £27,200 - 2
Hampshire - 5 £37,500 -
East of England +38 4 £52,500 +23.52%
Isleworth - 4 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +22 3 - - 2
Cambridge +4 3 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £52,500 +23.52%
South West - 3 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +13 2 £47,500 -52.50%
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £85,000 -
Eastleigh - 2 £37,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +25 1 £37,500 -62.50%
West Midlands -23 1 £30,000 -55.55%
Manchester - 1 £23,000 -
Osterley - 1 £45,000 -
Newbury - 1 £47,500 -
Staines - 1 £37,500 -
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -
North West - 1 £23,000 -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing STB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for STB.

1 28 (33.73%) IPTV
1 28 (33.73%) Android
2 26 (31.33%) Apple iOS
2 26 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.12%) Linux
4 24 (28.92%) DTV
4 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
5 19 (22.89%) Over-the-Top Content
6 18 (21.69%) Video on Demand
7 17 (20.48%) C++
8 16 (19.28%) Digital Media
8 16 (19.28%) Degree
9 15 (18.07%) JIRA
9 15 (18.07%) Telecoms
10 14 (16.87%) HTML
10 14 (16.87%) Python
10 14 (16.87%) Xbox
10 14 (16.87%) User Experience
11 13 (15.66%) Java
11 13 (15.66%) SQL
12 12 (14.46%) DVB
12 12 (14.46%) QA
13 11 (13.25%) Mobile App
13 11 (13.25%) Qt
13 11 (13.25%) Games
13 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
14 10 (12.05%) Perl
14 10 (12.05%) Scrum
14 10 (12.05%) Lua
14 10 (12.05%) Ruby

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.82%) Confluence
1 4 (4.82%) SAS
2 3 (3.61%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.61%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.20%) Jetty
3 1 (1.20%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Office
2 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (7.23%) MS Project
2 6 (7.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.20%) InDesign
3 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Unica
2 3 (3.61%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) DVB
2 7 (8.43%) LAN
3 6 (7.23%) Broadband
4 4 (4.82%) DSL
4 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
4 4 (4.82%) GPON
4 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.82%) WAN
5 3 (3.61%) Internet
5 3 (3.61%) Network Security
6 1 (1.20%) ATM
6 1 (1.20%) DOCSIS
6 1 (1.20%) DSLAM
6 1 (1.20%) HTTP
6 1 (1.20%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (1.20%) NGN
6 1 (1.20%) SAN
6 1 (1.20%) SDH
6 1 (1.20%) VoIP
6 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) MySQL
2 6 (7.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (7.23%) CouchDB
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) JIRA
2 7 (8.43%) Cucumber
2 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.43%) Maven
3 6 (7.23%) CruiseControl
3 6 (7.23%) EasyMock
3 6 (7.23%) Gradle
3 6 (7.23%) JUnit
3 6 (7.23%) Mockito
3 6 (7.23%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.23%) TestNG
4 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.20%) Grunt
4 1 (1.20%) gulp
4 1 (1.20%) Hudson
4 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 15 (18.07%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.25%) Games
3 8 (9.64%) Marketing
4 5 (6.02%) Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Finance
6 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.41%) Publishing
7 1 (1.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) Software Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Android Developer
3 10 (12.05%) C++ Developer
3 10 (12.05%) C++ Software Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Linux Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Python Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Field Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) IPTV Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Product Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) HTML
2 11 (13.25%) Qt
3 9 (10.84%) CSS
4 7 (8.43%) HTML5
4 7 (8.43%) Spring
5 6 (7.23%) PowerMock
6 5 (6.02%) Middleware
7 4 (4.82%) XML
8 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.61%) HEVC
8 3 (3.61%) PlayReady
9 2 (2.41%) .NET
10 1 (1.20%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.20%) MFC
10 1 (1.20%) POSIX
10 1 (1.20%) RESTful
10 1 (1.20%) Spring Integration
10 1 (1.20%) STL
10 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.73%) IPTV
2 24 (28.92%) DTV
3 19 (22.89%) Over-the-Top Content
4 18 (21.69%) Video on Demand
5 16 (19.28%) Digital Media
6 14 (16.87%) User Experience
6 14 (16.87%) Xbox
7 11 (13.25%) Mobile App
8 7 (8.43%) Streaming Video
9 6 (7.23%) PlayStation
10 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (4.82%) BBC
12 3 (3.61%) CCTV
12 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
12 3 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
12 3 (3.61%) Private Cloud
12 3 (3.61%) Public Cloud
12 3 (3.61%) SWIFT
12 3 (3.61%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.73%) Android
2 26 (31.33%) Apple iOS
3 25 (30.12%) Linux
4 6 (7.23%) Unix
5 5 (6.02%) Windows
6 3 (3.61%) Solaris
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
3 10 (12.05%) Front End Development
3 10 (12.05%) Scrum
4 9 (10.84%) BDD
5 8 (9.64%) CRM
5 8 (9.64%) Kanban
6 7 (8.43%) SDLC
6 7 (8.43%) TDD
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.23%) DRM
7 6 (7.23%) Functional Testing
7 6 (7.23%) High Availability
7 6 (7.23%) Open Source
7 6 (7.23%) Pair Programming
7 6 (7.23%) Product Management
7 6 (7.23%) Refactoring
8 5 (6.02%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) C++
2 14 (16.87%) Python
3 13 (15.66%) Java
3 13 (15.66%) SQL
4 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.05%) Lua
5 10 (12.05%) Perl
5 10 (12.05%) Ruby
6 6 (7.23%) C
7 4 (4.82%) PHP
8 3 (3.61%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.61%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) SLA
3 2 (2.41%) COREP
3 2 (2.41%) CRD IV
3 2 (2.41%) FINREP
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.61%) Firmware
1 3 (3.61%) NFS
1 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle
2 7 (8.43%) Atlassian
2 7 (8.43%) Cisco
2 7 (8.43%) HP
3 6 (7.23%) Ericsson
4 4 (4.82%) BT
4 4 (4.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 4 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.82%) Siemens
4 4 (4.82%) Virgin Media
5 3 (3.61%) Arqiva
5 3 (3.61%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.61%) EMC
5 3 (3.61%) Fundtech
5 3 (3.61%) Lotus
5 3 (3.61%) NetApp
5 3 (3.61%) Reuters
5 3 (3.61%) Sun
5 3 (3.61%) Temenos
5 3 (3.61%) VMware
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