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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 854 827 745
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -82
Permanent jobs citing STB 42 54 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.050% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.098% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 123
Average salary £56,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £39,500 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +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
42813 42961 44531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.50% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33853 34958 37144
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
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 £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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

STB Salary Histogram in the UK

STB
Top 22 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 24 October 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 40 £56,500 +25.55% 17
London +18 24 £56,500 +7.61% 5
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cambridge -6 5 £47,500 -7.31% 1
East of England -19 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South East -10 4 £59,000 +31.11% 1
North West - 4 £40,000 -
City of London +13 3 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Berkshire -4 2 - - 1
Northwich - 2 £41,250 -
Chertsey - 2 £59,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £41,250 -
Surrey - 2 £59,000 -
South Wales +10 1 £90,000 +125.00%
Wales +2 1 £90,000 +125.00%
Reading 0 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -45 1 - - 6
Yorkshire -56 1 - - 8
South West - 1 £40,000 - 2
Bristol - 1 £40,000 - 2
Isleworth - 1 - - 3
Newport - 1 £90,000 -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 48 (44.86%) Linux
2 47 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (38.32%) IPTV
4 32 (29.91%) C
5 26 (24.30%) Software Engineering
6 25 (23.36%) QA
6 25 (23.36%) C++
7 24 (22.43%) Telecoms
8 23 (21.50%) Scrum
8 23 (21.50%) TDD
9 22 (20.56%) TCP/IP
10 21 (19.63%) Over-the-Top Content
11 20 (18.69%) Git (software)
11 20 (18.69%) Subversion
12 19 (17.76%) DTV
12 19 (17.76%) Python
12 19 (17.76%) XML
13 18 (16.82%) Java
14 17 (15.89%) Finance
15 15 (14.02%) Ethernet
16 14 (13.08%) Adobe
16 14 (13.08%) Middleware
16 14 (13.08%) Firmware
16 14 (13.08%) Streaming Video
16 14 (13.08%) Android
16 14 (13.08%) Multithreading
16 14 (13.08%) Jenkins
17 13 (12.15%) Mobile App
17 13 (12.15%) Video on Demand
17 13 (12.15%) ActionScript

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (3.74%) IIS
1 4 (3.74%) Apache
1 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.74%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 4 (3.74%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (3.74%) HiPortfolio
2 4 (3.74%) Kondor+
3 2 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.56%) TCP/IP
2 15 (14.02%) Ethernet
3 9 (8.41%) SSL
4 8 (7.48%) DVB
4 8 (7.48%) RTP
5 5 (4.67%) Internet
5 5 (4.67%) Wireless
5 5 (4.67%) HTTP
6 4 (3.74%) Broadband
7 3 (2.80%) Intranet
7 3 (2.80%) Multicast
8 1 (0.93%) SDH
8 1 (0.93%) ADSL
8 1 (0.93%) ATM
8 1 (0.93%) IPv6
8 1 (0.93%) IGMP
8 1 (0.93%) NGN
8 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.93%) DLNA
8 1 (0.93%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) MySQL
3 4 (3.74%) Hyperion Smart View
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (18.69%) Subversion
1 20 (18.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.08%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.54%) JIRA
4 6 (5.61%) Selenium
5 4 (3.74%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.93%) Maven
6 1 (0.93%) JBehave
6 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.93%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.93%) GDB
6 1 (0.93%) JUnit
General
1 24 (22.43%) Telecoms
2 17 (15.89%) Finance
3 11 (10.28%) Electronics
3 11 (10.28%) Marketing
4 9 (8.41%) Multimedia
5 6 (5.61%) Banking
6 4 (3.74%) Retail
7 3 (2.80%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (19.63%) Developer
2 18 (16.82%) Software Engineer
3 16 (14.95%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) Architect
4 9 (8.41%) Test Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) ActionScript Developer
4 9 (8.41%) Android Developer
5 8 (7.48%) UI Developer
5 8 (7.48%) UI Programmer
5 8 (7.48%) Senior Android Developer
5 8 (7.48%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.48%) Applications Support
5 8 (7.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Account Manager
6 7 (6.54%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.76%) XML
2 14 (13.08%) Middleware
3 10 (9.35%) Web Services
3 10 (9.35%) Apache Flex
3 10 (9.35%) REST
4 9 (8.41%) RESTful
4 9 (8.41%) JSON
5 8 (7.48%) HTML
6 6 (5.61%) CSS
7 5 (4.67%) SOAP
7 5 (4.67%) Flash
7 5 (4.67%) Adobe AIR
8 1 (0.93%) HTML5
8 1 (0.93%) J2SE
8 1 (0.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 41 (38.32%) IPTV
2 21 (19.63%) Over-the-Top Content
3 19 (17.76%) DTV
4 14 (13.08%) Streaming Video
5 13 (12.15%) Video on Demand
5 13 (12.15%) Mobile App
6 11 (10.28%) MPEG
7 10 (9.35%) Streaming Media
8 9 (8.41%) User Experience
9 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (6.54%) Algorithms
10 7 (6.54%) Digital Media
11 6 (5.61%) Open Source
12 5 (4.67%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (3.74%) Handset
13 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
13 4 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (3.74%) SWIFT
14 2 (1.87%) iPad
15 1 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.86%) Linux
2 14 (13.08%) Android
3 13 (12.15%) Windows
4 12 (11.21%) UNIX
5 7 (6.54%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (5.61%) Solaris
7 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.30%) Software Engineering
3 23 (21.50%) Scrum
3 23 (21.50%) TDD
4 14 (13.08%) Multithreading
5 12 (11.21%) OO
6 11 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (10.28%) Product Management
7 10 (9.35%) Kanban
7 10 (9.35%) OOP
7 10 (9.35%) BDD
7 10 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (9.35%) Android Development
8 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.41%) MVC
8 9 (8.41%) Validation
9 7 (6.54%) Service Management
10 6 (5.61%) ITSM
10 6 (5.61%) ITIL
10 6 (5.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.91%) C
2 25 (23.36%) C++
3 19 (17.76%) Python
4 18 (16.82%) Java
5 13 (12.15%) ActionScript
6 11 (10.28%) Perl
6 11 (10.28%) SQL
7 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
7 10 (9.35%) JavaScript
8 9 (8.41%) ActionScript 3.0
9 8 (7.48%) Embedded C
10 5 (4.67%) Ruby
10 5 (4.67%) PHP
11 4 (3.74%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.93%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.93%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.36%) QA
2 5 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Adobe
2 10 (9.35%) Oracle
3 9 (8.41%) Sun
4 4 (3.74%) NCR
4 4 (3.74%) Apple
4 4 (3.74%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.74%) Sybase
4 4 (3.74%) IBM
4 4 (3.74%) Brady
4 4 (3.74%) Microgen
5 2 (1.87%) Remedy
5 2 (1.87%) Roku
6 1 (0.93%) Broadcom
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