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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 818 850 739
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -111
Permanent jobs citing STB 60 43 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.042% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.11% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 56 34 128
Average salary £40,000 £46,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.43% -1.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 54 £40,000 -14.43% 14
Yorkshire +13 25 £40,000 -5.88% 6
London -8 23 £47,500 -2.06% 4
West Yorkshire +8 15 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Bradford - 14 £40,000 -
City of London -2 12 £42,500 -12.37%
North Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 - 1
York - 10 £40,000 - 1
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 -
South Wales - 3 £90,000 - 1
Wales - 3 £90,000 - 1
Reading +1 2 £62,500 - 1
Berkshire -13 2 £62,500 - 1
South East -25 2 £62,500 - 2
Newport - 2 £90,000 -
East of England -14 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 £57,500 - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 47 (44.34%) Linux
2 39 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.79%) Software Engineering
3 32 (30.19%) IPTV
3 32 (30.19%) DTV
4 30 (28.30%) Telecoms
5 29 (27.36%) Android
6 27 (25.47%) HTML
7 26 (24.53%) Java
8 25 (23.58%) C++
9 22 (20.75%) Over-the-Top Content
10 21 (19.81%) HTML5
10 21 (19.81%) Xbox
11 20 (18.87%) Video on Demand
11 20 (18.87%) C
12 19 (17.92%) OO
12 19 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (16.98%) Streaming Video
14 16 (15.09%) CSS
14 16 (15.09%) DVB
14 16 (15.09%) Product Management
15 15 (14.15%) Open Source
15 15 (14.15%) Web Development
15 15 (14.15%) Broadband
15 15 (14.15%) Electronics
16 14 (13.21%) Subversion
16 14 (13.21%) OOD
16 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
16 14 (13.21%) Apple iOS
16 14 (13.21%) REST

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (9.43%) Node.js
2 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.89%) Apache
2 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Kondor+
1 2 (1.89%) HiPortfolio
1 2 (1.89%) IntelliMatch
1 2 (1.89%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) DVB
2 15 (14.15%) Broadband
3 13 (12.26%) HTTP
4 5 (4.72%) Internet
4 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.72%) SSL
5 2 (1.89%) Wireless
5 2 (1.89%) SDH
5 2 (1.89%) ATM
5 2 (1.89%) DSLAM
5 2 (1.89%) RTP
5 2 (1.89%) NGN
6 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.94%) DLNA
6 1 (0.94%) Intranet
6 1 (0.94%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) MySQL
2 2 (1.89%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 14 (13.21%) Subversion
2 10 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.55%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.60%) Selenium
5 6 (5.66%) JIRA
6 3 (2.83%) JUnit
7 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.89%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.94%) JBehave
8 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.94%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 30 (28.30%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.15%) Electronics
3 11 (10.38%) Games
4 9 (8.49%) Marketing
5 6 (5.66%) Multimedia
6 4 (3.77%) Retail
7 3 (2.83%) Finance
8 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (29.25%) Developer
2 18 (16.98%) Software Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (15.09%) Architect
4 12 (11.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) Web Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Software Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Product Manager
7 8 (7.55%) Embedded Software Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Account Manager
9 5 (4.72%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.83%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Android Developer
10 3 (2.83%) UI Programmer
10 3 (2.83%) Head of Software Engineering
10 3 (2.83%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.83%) ActionScript Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.47%) HTML
2 21 (19.81%) HTML5
3 16 (15.09%) CSS
4 14 (13.21%) REST
5 12 (11.32%) Middleware
5 12 (11.32%) Apache Flex
6 10 (9.43%) XML
6 10 (9.43%) Backbone.js
7 5 (4.72%) Adobe AIR
7 5 (4.72%) Flash
8 4 (3.77%) Web Services
9 3 (2.83%) RESTful
9 3 (2.83%) JSON
9 3 (2.83%) SOAP
9 3 (2.83%) J2SE
10 2 (1.89%) Moose
11 1 (0.94%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.19%) IPTV
1 32 (30.19%) DTV
2 22 (20.75%) Over-the-Top Content
3 21 (19.81%) Xbox
4 20 (18.87%) Video on Demand
5 18 (16.98%) Streaming Video
6 15 (14.15%) Open Source
7 10 (9.43%) User Experience
8 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
8 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.77%) Streaming Media
9 4 (3.77%) MPEG
9 4 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (2.83%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.89%) VHDL
11 2 (1.89%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.89%) PKI
11 2 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.89%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (44.34%) Linux
2 29 (27.36%) Android
3 14 (13.21%) Apple iOS
4 13 (12.26%) Windows
4 13 (12.26%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (9.43%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (36.79%) Software Engineering
2 19 (17.92%) OO
2 19 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (15.09%) Product Management
4 15 (14.15%) Web Development
5 14 (13.21%) OOD
6 13 (12.26%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.43%) DevOps
8 9 (8.49%) TDD
8 9 (8.49%) Scrum
9 8 (7.55%) Multithreading
10 7 (6.60%) UX Design
10 7 (6.60%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.60%) Project Management
10 7 (6.60%) Industrial Design
11 6 (5.66%) Supplier Management
11 6 (5.66%) Test Scripting
12 5 (4.72%) Metadata Management
12 5 (4.72%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.53%) Java
2 25 (23.58%) C++
3 20 (18.87%) C
4 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.26%) Embedded C
6 10 (9.43%) Embedded C++
7 9 (8.49%) Python
8 7 (6.60%) Perl
9 5 (4.72%) PHP
9 5 (4.72%) ActionScript
10 4 (3.77%) SQL
11 3 (2.83%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.89%) Ruby
12 2 (1.89%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.94%) BrightScript
13 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) JTAG
Vendors
1 13 (12.26%) Apple
2 12 (11.32%) Roku
3 10 (9.43%) Google
4 8 (7.55%) Adobe
5 2 (1.89%) Brady
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle
5 2 (1.89%) Sybase
5 2 (1.89%) IBM
5 2 (1.89%) NCR
5 2 (1.89%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.94%) Broadcom
6 1 (0.94%) Sun
6 1 (0.94%) BT
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Company car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 23 days ago
West Yorkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 23 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 24 days ago