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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 837 835 730
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -105
Permanent jobs citing STB 60 55 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.050% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.13% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 134
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £66,400 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 0 56 £41,250 -13.15% 9
London +20 28 £70,000 +44.32% 5
Yorkshire -8 22 £40,000 -4.47% 1
West Yorkshire -4 16 £40,000 -4.47%
Bradford +4 14 £40,000 +6.66%
City of London +24 12 £42,500 -12.37% 3
North Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
York - 6 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Northwich - 4 £40,000 -
North West - 4 £40,000 - 1
South Wales +12 3 £90,000 +125.00%
Wales +9 3 £90,000 +125.00%
Newport - 3 £90,000 -
South East +9 1 £59,000 +31.11%
Leeds -6 1 - -
East of England -28 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £59,000 -
Chertsey - 1 £59,000 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (45.79%) Linux
2 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (32.71%) IPTV
4 34 (31.78%) Software Engineering
5 30 (28.04%) Telecoms
6 29 (27.10%) DTV
7 26 (24.30%) C++
8 24 (22.43%) Java
9 23 (21.50%) C
10 22 (20.56%) Android
10 22 (20.56%) Over-the-Top Content
11 20 (18.69%) HTML
12 19 (17.76%) Video on Demand
13 17 (15.89%) Streaming Video
14 16 (14.95%) OO
15 15 (14.02%) Scrum
15 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (14.02%) Product Management
15 15 (14.02%) Subversion
15 15 (14.02%) Electronics
16 14 (13.08%) Xbox
16 14 (13.08%) HTML5
16 14 (13.08%) DVB
16 14 (13.08%) TDD
17 13 (12.15%) Embedded Linux
17 13 (12.15%) XML
17 13 (12.15%) Middleware
18 12 (11.21%) REST
18 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
18 12 (11.21%) Broadband

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (5.61%) Node.js
2 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (2.80%) IIS
2 3 (2.80%) Apache
2 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) HiPortfolio
1 3 (2.80%) Kondor+
1 3 (2.80%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 3 (2.80%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.08%) DVB
2 12 (11.21%) Broadband
3 11 (10.28%) HTTP
4 9 (8.41%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.54%) SSL
6 5 (4.67%) Internet
6 5 (4.67%) Wireless
7 4 (3.74%) RTP
8 3 (2.80%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.87%) Intranet
10 1 (0.93%) ADSL
10 1 (0.93%) IGMP
10 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.93%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) MySQL
2 3 (2.80%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Subversion
2 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.41%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.54%) JIRA
4 7 (6.54%) Selenium
5 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.87%) JUnit
6 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) JBehave
General
1 30 (28.04%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.02%) Electronics
3 10 (9.35%) Marketing
4 8 (7.48%) Games
5 7 (6.54%) Multimedia
6 4 (3.74%) Retail
7 3 (2.80%) Finance
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) Developer
2 17 (15.89%) Software Engineer
3 13 (12.15%) Architect
3 13 (12.15%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (10.28%) Software Developer
4 11 (10.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Product Manager
6 8 (7.48%) Embedded Software Developer
6 8 (7.48%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Account Manager
8 6 (5.61%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) ActionScript Developer
9 5 (4.67%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.67%) UI Programmer
10 4 (3.74%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.80%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.69%) HTML
2 14 (13.08%) HTML5
3 13 (12.15%) XML
3 13 (12.15%) Middleware
4 12 (11.21%) CSS
4 12 (11.21%) REST
5 10 (9.35%) Apache Flex
6 6 (5.61%) Backbone.js
7 5 (4.67%) Web Services
7 5 (4.67%) Adobe AIR
7 5 (4.67%) JSON
7 5 (4.67%) Flash
8 4 (3.74%) SOAP
8 4 (3.74%) RESTful
9 2 (1.87%) J2SE
10 1 (0.93%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.71%) IPTV
2 29 (27.10%) DTV
3 22 (20.56%) Over-the-Top Content
4 19 (17.76%) Video on Demand
5 17 (15.89%) Streaming Video
6 14 (13.08%) Xbox
7 11 (10.28%) User Experience
7 11 (10.28%) Open Source
8 7 (6.54%) MPEG
9 6 (5.61%) Mobile App
10 5 (4.67%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (4.67%) Algorithms
10 5 (4.67%) Streaming Media
11 4 (3.74%) Handset
11 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
11 4 (3.74%) Digital Media
12 3 (2.80%) SWIFT
12 3 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (1.87%) Device Driver
13 2 (1.87%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 49 (45.79%) Linux
2 22 (20.56%) Android
3 13 (12.15%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (9.35%) Apple iOS
4 10 (9.35%) Windows
5 6 (5.61%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.78%) Software Engineering
3 16 (14.95%) OO
4 15 (14.02%) Scrum
4 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (14.02%) Product Management
5 14 (13.08%) TDD
6 11 (10.28%) Web Development
7 10 (9.35%) Multithreading
8 9 (8.41%) OOD
9 8 (7.48%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.54%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.61%) DevOps
11 6 (5.61%) Test Scripting
11 6 (5.61%) UX Design
11 6 (5.61%) OOP
11 6 (5.61%) Industrial Design
12 5 (4.67%) Supplier Management
12 5 (4.67%) Project Management
12 5 (4.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.30%) C++
2 24 (22.43%) Java
3 23 (21.50%) C
4 12 (11.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.21%) Python
4 12 (11.21%) Embedded C
5 9 (8.41%) Perl
6 8 (7.48%) ActionScript
7 7 (6.54%) Embedded C++
8 5 (4.67%) PHP
8 5 (4.67%) SQL
8 5 (4.67%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (2.80%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (2.80%) Ruby
9 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Apple
2 10 (9.35%) Adobe
3 9 (8.41%) Roku
4 6 (5.61%) Google
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle
5 3 (2.80%) Sybase
5 3 (2.80%) IBM
5 3 (2.80%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.80%) NCR
5 3 (2.80%) Brady
6 2 (1.87%) Sun
7 1 (0.93%) BT
7 1 (0.93%) Broadcom
London
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 26 days ago