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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 890 918 921
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Permanent jobs citing STB 42 29 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.027% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.067% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 44
Median salary £45,000 £85,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% +86.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £54,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £100,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £100,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +135.29%

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
41475 43222 49081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.08% 40.53% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33638 34196 39383
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +58 42 £45,000 -47.05% 15
London +30 22 £46,250 -42.18% 8
South East +33 8 £37,500 -62.50% 4
Hammersmith - 7 - -
Yorkshire +16 5 £45,000 - 2
East of England +28 4 £52,500 -47.50% 1
City of London +47 3 £27,200 -62.48% 2
Berkshire +11 3 £47,500 -52.50%
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Hampshire - 3 £37,500 - 3
North Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
Isleworth - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £52,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 2 £45,000 -
Eastleigh - 2 £37,500 - 2
Bradford - 2 £45,000 -
South West +7 1 £47,500 -
Surrey +3 1 £37,500 -62.50% 1
North West - 1 £23,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £75,000 -
Manchester - 1 £23,000 -
Newbury - 1 £47,500 -
Staines - 1 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Osterley - 1 £45,000 -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 27 (35.53%) IPTV
2 24 (31.58%) Linux
3 23 (30.26%) Android
4 21 (27.63%) Apple iOS
4 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
4 21 (27.63%) DTV
5 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
7 16 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 16 (21.05%) C++
7 16 (21.05%) Digital Media
7 16 (21.05%) Video on Demand
8 15 (19.74%) Degree
9 14 (18.42%) JIRA
10 13 (17.11%) HTML
10 13 (17.11%) Python
11 12 (15.79%) Java
11 12 (15.79%) SQL
11 12 (15.79%) MySQL
12 11 (14.47%) CRM
12 11 (14.47%) Marketing
12 11 (14.47%) QA
12 11 (14.47%) Qt
12 11 (14.47%) Mobile App
13 10 (13.16%) Lua
13 10 (13.16%) Ruby
13 10 (13.16%) Oracle
13 10 (13.16%) Perl
13 10 (13.16%) Games
13 10 (13.16%) Scrum

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 6 (7.89%) OpenStack
1 6 (7.89%) Smallworld
2 4 (5.26%) SAS
3 3 (3.95%) Confluence
4 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.32%) Jetty
5 1 (1.32%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.32%) Node.js
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Office
2 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (7.89%) MS Project
2 6 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.32%) InDesign
3 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Unica
2 2 (2.63%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) DVB
2 6 (7.89%) Broadband
2 6 (7.89%) LAN
2 6 (7.89%) Network Security
3 4 (5.26%) DSL
3 4 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.26%) GPON
3 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.26%) WAN
4 3 (3.95%) Internet
5 1 (1.32%) ATM
5 1 (1.32%) DOCSIS
5 1 (1.32%) DSLAM
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (1.32%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (1.32%) NGN
5 1 (1.32%) SAN
5 1 (1.32%) SDH
5 1 (1.32%) VoIP
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) MySQL
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (7.89%) CouchDB
3 6 (7.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) JIRA
2 7 (9.21%) Cucumber
2 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.21%) Maven
3 6 (7.89%) CruiseControl
3 6 (7.89%) EasyMock
3 6 (7.89%) Gradle
3 6 (7.89%) JUnit
3 6 (7.89%) Mockito
3 6 (7.89%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.89%) TestNG
4 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.32%) Grunt
4 1 (1.32%) gulp
4 1 (1.32%) Hudson
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 16 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 11 (14.47%) Marketing
3 10 (13.16%) Games
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Finance
6 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Publishing
7 1 (1.32%) Electronics
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) Software Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Android Developer
3 10 (13.16%) C++ Developer
3 10 (13.16%) C++ Software Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Linux Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Python Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Architect
4 9 (11.84%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) IPTV Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Principal Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Field Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) HTML
2 11 (14.47%) Qt
3 7 (9.21%) CSS
3 7 (9.21%) Spring
4 6 (7.89%) HTML5
4 6 (7.89%) PowerMock
5 3 (3.95%) HEVC
5 3 (3.95%) Middleware
5 3 (3.95%) XML
6 2 (2.63%) .NET
6 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.32%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.32%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.32%) jQuery
7 1 (1.32%) MFC
7 1 (1.32%) RESTful
7 1 (1.32%) Spring Integration
7 1 (1.32%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.32%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) IPTV
2 21 (27.63%) DTV
3 19 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 16 (21.05%) Digital Media
4 16 (21.05%) Video on Demand
5 11 (14.47%) Mobile App
6 10 (13.16%) Xbox
7 9 (11.84%) User Experience
8 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (9.21%) BBC
10 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
10 6 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (7.89%) Private Cloud
10 6 (7.89%) Public Cloud
10 6 (7.89%) Symmetrix DMX
11 5 (6.58%) PlayStation
11 5 (6.58%) Streaming Video
12 3 (3.95%) CCTV
12 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
13 2 (2.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Linux
2 23 (30.26%) Android
3 21 (27.63%) Apple iOS
4 8 (10.53%) Unix
5 5 (6.58%) Windows
6 2 (2.63%) Solaris
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
2 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.47%) CRM
4 10 (13.16%) Scrum
5 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (10.53%) BDD
6 8 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 8 (10.53%) Kanban
7 7 (9.21%) ITIL
7 7 (9.21%) TDD
8 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.89%) ERP
8 6 (7.89%) eTOM
8 6 (7.89%) Functional Testing
8 6 (7.89%) High Availability
8 6 (7.89%) Migration
8 6 (7.89%) Open Source
8 6 (7.89%) Pair Programming
8 6 (7.89%) Presales
8 6 (7.89%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) C++
2 13 (17.11%) Python
3 12 (15.79%) Java
3 12 (15.79%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) Lua
4 10 (13.16%) Perl
4 10 (13.16%) Ruby
5 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.21%) C
7 4 (5.26%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.95%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.95%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) QA
2 5 (6.58%) SLA
3 2 (2.63%) COREP
3 2 (2.63%) CRD IV
3 2 (2.63%) FINREP
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.95%) Firmware
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) HP
3 8 (10.53%) Ericsson
4 7 (9.21%) Atlassian
4 7 (9.21%) BT
4 7 (9.21%) Virgin Media
5 6 (7.89%) Arqiva
5 6 (7.89%) EMC
5 6 (7.89%) NetApp
5 6 (7.89%) VMware
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco
7 4 (5.26%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.26%) Siemens
8 3 (3.95%) Google
9 2 (2.63%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.63%) Fundtech
9 2 (2.63%) Lotus
9 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.63%) Reuters
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress, Sto
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Eastleigh
aap3
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
South West London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Staines
aap3
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Eastleigh
aap3
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago