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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 880 920 940
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +20
Permanent jobs citing STB 32 55 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.050% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 35
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +15.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £57,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year
-29.13% -2.54%

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
38956 46170 45905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 42.33% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31804 37195 35858
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

STB Salary Histogram in the UK

STB
Top 18 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 30 September 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 +33 30 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Yorkshire +38 11 - - 2
London +21 10 £60,000 -7.69%
South East +39 5 £66,750 -
Reading +22 2 £112,500 -
Berkshire +12 2 £112,500 -
Bristol - 2 £47,500 -
South West - 2 £47,500 -
Crawley - 2 £23,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £23,250 -
Hammersmith - 2 £30,000 -
East of England +19 1 £23,000 -60.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £23,000 -60.00% 2
Cambridge +2 1 £23,000 -60.00% 2
West Midlands -8 1 £36,500 -45.92%
Solihull - 1 £36,500 -
Winchester - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 33 (43.42%) Software Engineering
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (34.21%) Linux
4 23 (30.26%) IPTV
5 22 (28.95%) Android
6 21 (27.63%) Digital TV
7 20 (26.32%) Over-the-Top Content
8 19 (25.00%) Xbox
8 19 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 18 (23.68%) User Experience
10 16 (21.05%) Video on Demand
10 16 (21.05%) Middleware
10 16 (21.05%) C++
11 15 (19.74%) C
12 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
12 14 (18.42%) CSS
12 14 (18.42%) Electronics
12 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
13 12 (15.79%) Games
13 12 (15.79%) HTML
13 12 (15.79%) DVB
14 11 (14.47%) Java
15 10 (13.16%) HTML5
15 10 (13.16%) SDLC
15 10 (13.16%) Front End Development
16 9 (11.84%) Degree
17 8 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
17 8 (10.53%) Broadband
17 8 (10.53%) Product Management
17 8 (10.53%) Samsung

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 4 (5.26%) Confluence
2 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.32%) Jetty
3 1 (1.32%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) GitHub
1 1 (1.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) DVB
2 8 (10.53%) Broadband
3 7 (9.21%) LAN
4 4 (5.26%) DLNA
4 4 (5.26%) DSL
4 4 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.26%) UPnP
4 4 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (1.32%) HbbTV
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
5 1 (1.32%) MQTT
5 1 (1.32%) SAN
5 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) Babel
4 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.32%) Grunt
4 1 (1.32%) gulp
4 1 (1.32%) Hudson
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 14 (18.42%) Electronics
1 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.79%) Games
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Software Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) IPTV Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Product Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) DTV Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Field Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) RF Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) Middleware
2 14 (18.42%) CSS
3 12 (15.79%) HTML
4 10 (13.16%) HTML5
5 5 (6.58%) Node.js
6 4 (5.26%) PlayReady
6 4 (5.26%) XML
7 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.95%) HEVC
8 1 (1.32%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.32%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.32%) CSS3
8 1 (1.32%) GStreamer
8 1 (1.32%) jQuery
8 1 (1.32%) React
8 1 (1.32%) REST
8 1 (1.32%) RESTful
8 1 (1.32%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.32%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.32%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) IPTV
2 21 (27.63%) Digital TV
3 20 (26.32%) Over-the-Top Content
4 19 (25.00%) Xbox
5 18 (23.68%) User Experience
6 16 (21.05%) Video on Demand
7 8 (10.53%) PlayStation
8 5 (6.58%) Digital Media
9 3 (3.95%) CCTV
9 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.95%) Streaming Video
9 3 (3.95%) SWIFT
10 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.32%) MHEG
11 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Linux
2 22 (28.95%) Android
3 19 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.95%) Solaris
5 3 (3.95%) Unix
5 3 (3.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Software Engineering
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.16%) Front End Development
3 10 (13.16%) SDLC
4 8 (10.53%) Product Management
5 5 (6.58%) Integration Testing
5 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
5 5 (6.58%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.26%) DRM
6 4 (5.26%) OO
6 4 (5.26%) TDD
6 4 (5.26%) Test Planning
6 4 (5.26%) Validation
7 3 (3.95%) BCP
7 3 (3.95%) Code Optimisation
7 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.95%) Image Processing
7 3 (3.95%) OOD
7 3 (3.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) C++
2 15 (19.74%) C
3 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.47%) Java
5 6 (7.89%) SQL
6 5 (6.58%) Python
7 3 (3.95%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.95%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.32%) ES6
9 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) COBIT
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.95%) Firmware
1 3 (3.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Samsung
2 6 (7.89%) Cisco
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) HP
5 3 (3.95%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.95%) Fundtech
5 3 (3.95%) Google
5 3 (3.95%) Lotus
5 3 (3.95%) Reuters
5 3 (3.95%) Sun
5 3 (3.95%) Temenos
6 2 (2.63%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.63%) Roku
7 1 (1.32%) Broadcom
7 1 (1.32%) CA
7 1 (1.32%) Huawei
7 1 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Splunk
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