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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 842 868 768
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -100
Permanent jobs citing STB 55 59 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.050% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 36
Average salary £70,000 £56,500 £55,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.89% +2.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+45.94% +15.62%

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
44708 46261 44320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.50% 39.18% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35607 36319 35708
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 August 2015 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 5 August 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
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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 +25 51 £70,000 +23.89% 13
London +14 29 £80,000 +41.59% 5
City of London +35 11 £80,000 +49.53%
East of England +7 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Leeds - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridge +15 3 £58,750 +30.55% 1
Berkshire -3 3 £100,000 -
South East -6 3 £100,000 +31.14%
Reading -17 3 £100,000 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Surrey +13 1 £100,000 +31.14%
Guildford +6 1 £100,000 +29.03%
Slough - 1 £100,000 -
Watford - 1 £100,000 -
Woking - 1 £100,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £100,000 -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (45.98%) IPTV
3 37 (42.53%) Software Engineering
4 35 (40.23%) Over-the-Top Content
5 34 (39.08%) Telecoms
6 31 (35.63%) Video on Demand
7 30 (34.48%) HTML
8 29 (33.33%) HTML5
9 28 (32.18%) Games
9 28 (32.18%) Streaming Video
10 25 (28.74%) C
10 25 (28.74%) Linux
11 24 (27.59%) Android
11 24 (27.59%) Apple iOS
12 23 (26.44%) Xbox
12 23 (26.44%) Roku
12 23 (26.44%) Chromecast
12 23 (26.44%) Apple TV
12 23 (26.44%) PlayStation
12 23 (26.44%) Apple
13 22 (25.29%) C++
14 21 (24.14%) Software Delivery
14 21 (24.14%) Apache Flex
15 17 (19.54%) DTV
16 15 (17.24%) Finance
17 14 (16.09%) Banking
17 14 (16.09%) Embedded Linux
17 14 (16.09%) DVB
17 14 (16.09%) SQL
18 11 (12.64%) Oracle

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) DVB
2 11 (12.64%) Internet
3 6 (6.90%) Broadband
4 4 (4.60%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.45%) DSLAM
5 3 (3.45%) SDH
5 3 (3.45%) HTTP
5 3 (3.45%) IGMP
5 3 (3.45%) RTSP
5 3 (3.45%) NGN
5 3 (3.45%) ATM
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.45%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) JUnit
1 3 (3.45%) Selenium
1 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
1 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
General
1 34 (39.08%) Telecoms
2 28 (32.18%) Games
3 15 (17.24%) Finance
4 14 (16.09%) Banking
5 10 (11.49%) Retail
5 10 (11.49%) International Banking
6 8 (9.20%) Electronics
7 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.45%) Marketing
7 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.30%) Advertising
9 1 (1.15%) Law
9 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Architect
2 25 (28.74%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (11.49%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.75%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Software Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) HTML
2 29 (33.33%) HTML5
3 21 (24.14%) Apache Flex
4 10 (11.49%) Middleware
4 10 (11.49%) .NET
5 3 (3.45%) CSS
5 3 (3.45%) Web Services
5 3 (3.45%) XML
5 3 (3.45%) Ajax
6 2 (2.30%) OpenCL
6 2 (2.30%) Flash
6 2 (2.30%) SVG
6 2 (2.30%) SOAP
7 1 (1.15%) GStreamer
7 1 (1.15%) JSON
7 1 (1.15%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 40 (45.98%) IPTV
2 35 (40.23%) Over-the-Top Content
3 31 (35.63%) Video on Demand
4 28 (32.18%) Streaming Video
5 23 (26.44%) Xbox
5 23 (26.44%) Chromecast
5 23 (26.44%) Apple TV
5 23 (26.44%) PlayStation
6 17 (19.54%) DTV
7 10 (11.49%) Online Banking
8 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
8 8 (9.20%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (5.75%) MPEG
11 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (3.45%) Fixed Income
11 3 (3.45%) Derivative
11 3 (3.45%) iPad
12 2 (2.30%) CUDA
12 2 (2.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Linux
2 24 (27.59%) Android
2 24 (27.59%) Apple iOS
3 14 (16.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.53%) Software Engineering
3 21 (24.14%) Software Delivery
4 10 (11.49%) MVC
5 6 (6.90%) Project Management
5 6 (6.90%) Time Management
5 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
6 5 (5.75%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.60%) BDD
8 3 (3.45%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.45%) Analytics
8 3 (3.45%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.45%) Product Management
8 3 (3.45%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (3.45%) Service Management
8 3 (3.45%) Scrum
8 3 (3.45%) CRM
8 3 (3.45%) Coaching
9 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) C
2 22 (25.29%) C++
3 14 (16.09%) SQL
4 10 (11.49%) C#
4 10 (11.49%) Java
5 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.30%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.30%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.15%) Perl
7 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) JTAG
2 3 (3.45%) CRD IV
2 3 (3.45%) COREP
2 3 (3.45%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Apple
1 23 (26.44%) Roku
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle
3 10 (11.49%) Microgen
4 2 (2.30%) BT
5 1 (1.15%) Cadence
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe
5 1 (1.15%) Remedy
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: c£40k DoE + good bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: to £65k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago