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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 920 884 910
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +26
Permanent jobs citing STB 28 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.054% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.065% 0.14% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 23 54 32
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £66,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
43024 42844 42841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.48% 40.20% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34485 34681 33423
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

STB Salary Histogram in the UK

STB
Top 20 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 9 February 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
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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 +2 28 £60,000 +50.00% 11
London -3 12 £67,500 +42.10% 4
South East +12 4 - - 4
City of London +51 3 £60,000 +41.17% 1
North West +25 3 £25,000 -37.50% 1
East of England +5 3 £52,500 -
Yorkshire -1 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Yorkshire -5 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bradford -15 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Manchester - 3 £25,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £48,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £48,750 -
South West - 2 £32,500 -
Reading +8 1 - -
Berkshire -5 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £42,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £95,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,000 -
Essex - 1 £95,000 -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) IPTV
3 20 (32.26%) SQL
4 16 (25.81%) Java
4 16 (25.81%) DTV
5 15 (24.19%) Linux
5 15 (24.19%) Video on Demand
6 14 (22.58%) Apple iOS
6 14 (22.58%) Android
7 13 (20.97%) Kanban
7 13 (20.97%) Scrum
8 12 (19.35%) Python
8 12 (19.35%) QA
9 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
9 11 (17.74%) TDD
10 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
10 10 (16.13%) Finance
10 10 (16.13%) C++
10 10 (16.13%) MySQL
10 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (16.13%) BDD
11 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (14.52%) Banking
12 8 (12.90%) Investment Banking
12 8 (12.90%) Oracle
12 8 (12.90%) .NET
12 8 (12.90%) JUnit
12 8 (12.90%) C
13 7 (11.29%) C#
13 7 (11.29%) HTML

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (4.84%) IIS
1 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
1 3 (4.84%) Smallworld
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.61%) InDesign
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) DVB
2 3 (4.84%) ATM
2 3 (4.84%) Broadband
2 3 (4.84%) DSL
2 3 (4.84%) DSLAM
2 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.84%) GPON
2 3 (4.84%) Intelligent Network
2 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) LAN
2 3 (4.84%) Network Security
2 3 (4.84%) NGN
2 3 (4.84%) SDH
2 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) WAN
3 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.61%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) MySQL
2 6 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (9.68%) CouchDB
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) DB2
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) JUnit
2 7 (11.29%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.68%) CruiseControl
3 6 (9.68%) EasyMock
3 6 (9.68%) Gradle
3 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.68%) JIRA
3 6 (9.68%) Maven
3 6 (9.68%) Mockito
3 6 (9.68%) Selenium
3 6 (9.68%) TeamCity
3 6 (9.68%) TestNG
3 6 (9.68%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.23%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
1 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 8 (12.90%) Investment Banking
4 7 (11.29%) Marketing
5 6 (9.68%) Electronics
6 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Software Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Python Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Report Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Tester
6 5 (8.06%) Web Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Web Project Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) HTML
3 6 (9.68%) PowerMock
3 6 (9.68%) Spring
4 5 (8.06%) Middleware
5 4 (6.45%) Qt
5 4 (6.45%) RESTful
6 3 (4.84%) Web Services
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Flex
7 2 (3.23%) CSS
7 2 (3.23%) J2SE
8 1 (1.61%) HTML5
8 1 (1.61%) JSON
8 1 (1.61%) MFC
8 1 (1.61%) REST
8 1 (1.61%) STL
8 1 (1.61%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) IPTV
2 16 (25.81%) DTV
3 15 (24.19%) Video on Demand
4 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
6 6 (9.68%) Client/Server
6 6 (9.68%) Derivative
6 6 (9.68%) Fixed Income
6 6 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (9.68%) Over-the-Top Content
6 6 (9.68%) User Experience
7 5 (8.06%) Wiki
7 5 (8.06%) Xbox
8 4 (6.45%) MPEG
9 3 (4.84%) BBC
9 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
9 3 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (4.84%) iDTV
9 3 (4.84%) Private Cloud
9 3 (4.84%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Linux
2 14 (22.58%) Android
2 14 (22.58%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.06%) Unix
3 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Phone
4 4 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) Kanban
2 13 (20.97%) Scrum
3 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.74%) TDD
4 10 (16.13%) BDD
4 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.29%) Open Source
5 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (9.68%) CRM
6 6 (9.68%) Functional Testing
6 6 (9.68%) High Availability
6 6 (9.68%) Pair Programming
6 6 (9.68%) Project Management
6 6 (9.68%) Refactoring
6 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.06%) DRM
7 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
7 5 (8.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 16 (25.81%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) Python
4 10 (16.13%) C++
5 8 (12.90%) C
6 7 (11.29%) C#
6 7 (11.29%) PHP
7 4 (6.45%) Perl
8 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.84%) Lua
8 3 (4.84%) Ruby
9 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.61%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) COREP
2 4 (6.45%) CRD IV
2 4 (6.45%) FINREP
3 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Rally
3 3 (4.84%) BT
3 3 (4.84%) EMC
3 3 (4.84%) Ericsson
3 3 (4.84%) HP
3 3 (4.84%) Microgen
3 3 (4.84%) NetApp
3 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Zend
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