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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 844 735 814
Rank change year-on-year
-109 +79
Permanent jobs citing STB 73 148 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36 91 77
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 April 2014 within the UK.

STB Salary Histogram in the UK

STB
Top 21 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -107 66 £45,000 - 19
London -76 33 £48,500 -10.18% 5
City of London -12 12 £48,500 +29.33%
Cambridgeshire +8 11 £50,000 -16.66% 11
East of England -17 11 £50,000 -16.66% 11
Cambridge +9 10 £50,000 -16.66% 10
West Yorkshire -34 10 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -42 10 £42,500 - 1
South East -29 9 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Newport -1 5 £35,000 -17.64% 1
South Wales -5 5 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Surrey -7 5 - -
Wales -10 5 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Leeds - 5 £42,500 -
Berkshire -6 4 £47,500 +14.45%
Staines -8 4 - -
Reading -2 3 £47,500 +14.45%
North West -12 2 - -
Manchester +3 1 - -
Cheshire -11 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (35.59%) Linux
2 36 (30.51%) IPTV
3 31 (26.27%) C
3 31 (26.27%) Finance
4 29 (24.58%) UNIX
5 28 (23.73%) Advertising
6 27 (22.88%) Software Engineering
7 26 (22.03%) Oracle
8 25 (21.19%) Scrum
8 25 (21.19%) Degree
9 24 (20.34%) SQL Server
9 24 (20.34%) SQL
10 22 (18.64%) PL/SQL
10 22 (18.64%) MPEG
11 21 (17.80%) Sun
11 21 (17.80%) Solaris
11 21 (17.80%) DVB
11 21 (17.80%) Microgen
11 21 (17.80%) Oracle General Ledger
12 20 (16.95%) Multithreading
12 20 (16.95%) Banking
13 19 (16.10%) Embedded Linux
14 18 (15.25%) Service Management
14 18 (15.25%) DTV
14 18 (15.25%) Photoshop
15 17 (14.41%) ITIL
16 16 (13.56%) ITSM
17 15 (12.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 15 (12.71%) HTTP
18 14 (11.86%) C++

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (1.69%) SAS
1 2 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (15.25%) Photoshop
2 11 (9.32%) OmniGraffle
2 11 (9.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (17.80%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.80%) DVB
2 15 (12.71%) HTTP
3 13 (11.02%) IGMP
3 13 (11.02%) RTSP
3 13 (11.02%) Internet
4 12 (10.17%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.78%) Ethernet
6 5 (4.24%) Broadband
7 4 (3.39%) Firewall
8 3 (2.54%) SAN
9 2 (1.69%) ATM
9 2 (1.69%) SDH
9 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.69%) DSLAM
9 2 (1.69%) RTP
9 2 (1.69%) NGN
9 2 (1.69%) Multicast
10 1 (0.85%) DOCSIS
10 1 (0.85%) IPv6
10 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.39%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.54%) Selenium
4 2 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.69%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.85%) Subversion
5 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 31 (26.27%) Finance
2 28 (23.73%) Advertising
3 20 (16.95%) Banking
4 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.78%) Electronics
6 5 (4.24%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.24%) Multimedia
7 4 (3.39%) Games
7 4 (3.39%) Marketing
8 3 (2.54%) General Ledger
8 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.85%) French Language
10 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (17.80%) Analyst
2 20 (16.95%) Software Engineer
3 18 (15.25%) Designer
4 12 (10.17%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Financial Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Developer
6 10 (8.47%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.63%) User Experience Designer
7 9 (7.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) UI Designer
8 7 (5.93%) Interface Designer
8 7 (5.93%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Architect
9 6 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.08%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Technical Project Manager
11 4 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.86%) Middleware
2 9 (7.63%) HTML
3 8 (6.78%) GStreamer
4 6 (5.08%) CSS
4 6 (5.08%) HTML5
5 4 (3.39%) SVG
5 4 (3.39%) POSIX
5 4 (3.39%) XML
5 4 (3.39%) OpenGL
5 4 (3.39%) CSS3
5 4 (3.39%) WebKit
6 3 (2.54%) .NET
6 3 (2.54%) Flash
7 2 (1.69%) MHP
7 2 (1.69%) YUI
8 1 (0.85%) Java ME
8 1 (0.85%) Ajax
8 1 (0.85%) J2SE
8 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.51%) IPTV
2 22 (18.64%) MPEG
3 18 (15.25%) DTV
4 13 (11.02%) Streaming Video
5 9 (7.63%) Social Media
5 9 (7.63%) Smartphone
6 8 (6.78%) Device Driver
6 8 (6.78%) Open Source
7 7 (5.93%) Firmware
8 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
8 6 (5.08%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.54%) Clustering
10 2 (1.69%) MHEG
10 2 (1.69%) RIA
10 2 (1.69%) New Media
11 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.59%) Linux
2 29 (24.58%) UNIX
3 21 (17.80%) Solaris
4 19 (16.10%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (9.32%) Windows
6 5 (4.24%) Android
7 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.54%) AIX
9 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) Software Engineering
2 25 (21.19%) Scrum
3 20 (16.95%) Multithreading
4 18 (15.25%) Service Management
5 17 (14.41%) ITIL
6 16 (13.56%) ITSM
7 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.02%) Asset Management
8 13 (11.02%) Content Management
8 13 (11.02%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.32%) Change Control
11 10 (8.47%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.47%) Waterfall
12 9 (7.63%) Analytics
12 9 (7.63%) Information Architecture
12 9 (7.63%) Kanban
12 9 (7.63%) User Experience Design
12 9 (7.63%) Software Testing
12 9 (7.63%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.27%) C
2 24 (20.34%) SQL
3 22 (18.64%) PL/SQL
4 14 (11.86%) C++
5 13 (11.02%) Python
6 8 (6.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.78%) Embedded C
7 5 (4.24%) Java
8 4 (3.39%) C#
8 4 (3.39%) Perl
9 2 (1.69%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (21.19%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (11.02%) SLA
3 12 (10.17%) JTAG
4 8 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (22.03%) Oracle
2 21 (17.80%) Sun
2 21 (17.80%) Microgen
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.39%) Cisco
4 3 (2.54%) VMware
4 3 (2.54%) Sybase
4 3 (2.54%) IBM
4 3 (2.54%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.69%) CA
5 2 (1.69%) EMC
5 2 (1.69%) Remedy
5 2 (1.69%) Huawei
6 1 (0.85%) Broadcom
6 1 (0.85%) Intel
6 1 (0.85%) Apple
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £75k depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
Sky
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Sky
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Yorkshire
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago