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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 852 842 766
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -76
Permanent jobs citing STB 38 77 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.087% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 49
Average salary £80,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,250 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £65,000 £66,700
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +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
43831 46620 44069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.05% 39.63% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34786 36920 35869
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 £29,000 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 34 £80,000 +41.59% 22
London +12 22 £80,000 +41.59% 15
City of London +43 6 £80,000 +56.86% 5
East of England +3 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire +10 3 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +4 3 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland - 3 - -
South East +13 1 £100,000 +31.14% 1
Surrey +12 1 £100,000 +31.14%
Guildford +12 1 £100,000 +29.03%
Cambridge +11 1 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Reading -8 1 £100,000 - 1
Berkshire -11 1 £100,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £100,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
Slough - 1 £100,000 -
Watford - 1 £100,000 -
Woking - 1 £100,000 -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 41 (53.25%) IPTV
2 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.05%) Telecoms
3 33 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 33 (42.86%) Over-the-Top Content
4 32 (41.56%) HTML
5 31 (40.26%) HTML5
6 28 (36.36%) Streaming Video
7 27 (35.06%) Games
8 26 (33.77%) Video on Demand
8 26 (33.77%) Android
9 25 (32.47%) Xbox
10 24 (31.17%) Apple iOS
11 23 (29.87%) Chromecast
11 23 (29.87%) Apple TV
11 23 (29.87%) PlayStation
11 23 (29.87%) Roku
11 23 (29.87%) Apple
12 21 (27.27%) Software Delivery
12 21 (27.27%) Apache Flex
13 20 (25.97%) Linux
14 16 (20.78%) C
15 15 (19.48%) C++
15 15 (19.48%) DTV
16 12 (15.58%) Embedded Linux
17 11 (14.29%) Finance
17 11 (14.29%) Degree
18 10 (12.99%) Broadband
19 9 (11.69%) Banking
19 9 (11.69%) Computer Science

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Broadband
2 8 (10.39%) DVB
3 6 (7.79%) Internet
3 6 (7.79%) DSLAM
3 6 (7.79%) SDH
3 6 (7.79%) ATM
3 6 (7.79%) NGN
4 5 (6.49%) HTTP
5 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.90%) IGMP
6 3 (3.90%) RTSP
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless
7 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.90%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
General
1 37 (48.05%) Telecoms
2 27 (35.06%) Games
3 11 (14.29%) Finance
4 9 (11.69%) Banking
5 5 (6.49%) Retail
5 5 (6.49%) International Banking
5 5 (6.49%) Marketing
6 4 (5.19%) Electronics
7 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.30%) Advertising
9 1 (1.30%) Law
9 1 (1.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Architect
2 25 (32.47%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Account Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) HTML
2 31 (40.26%) HTML5
3 21 (27.27%) Apache Flex
4 7 (9.09%) Middleware
5 5 (6.49%) .NET
5 5 (6.49%) CSS
6 3 (3.90%) Ajax
6 3 (3.90%) XML
7 2 (2.60%) Flash
7 2 (2.60%) SVG
7 2 (2.60%) SOAP
7 2 (2.60%) REST
7 2 (2.60%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.60%) OpenCL
8 1 (1.30%) Qt
8 1 (1.30%) GStreamer
8 1 (1.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (53.25%) IPTV
2 33 (42.86%) Over-the-Top Content
3 28 (36.36%) Streaming Video
4 26 (33.77%) Video on Demand
5 25 (32.47%) Xbox
6 23 (29.87%) Chromecast
6 23 (29.87%) Apple TV
6 23 (29.87%) PlayStation
7 15 (19.48%) DTV
8 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
8 9 (11.69%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (6.49%) Online Banking
10 5 (6.49%) MPEG
11 3 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (3.90%) Fixed Income
11 3 (3.90%) User Experience
11 3 (3.90%) Derivative
12 2 (2.60%) CUDA
12 2 (2.60%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Android
2 24 (31.17%) Apple iOS
3 20 (25.97%) Linux
4 12 (15.58%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Windows
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 21 (27.27%) Software Delivery
4 6 (7.79%) Product Management
4 6 (7.79%) CRM
4 6 (7.79%) Project Management
4 6 (7.79%) Service Management
5 5 (6.49%) MVC
6 4 (5.19%) Time Management
6 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.90%) Analytics
7 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.90%) Coaching
7 3 (3.90%) Multithreading
7 3 (3.90%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (3.90%) Predictive Analytics
7 3 (3.90%) Scrum
8 2 (2.60%) OOD
8 2 (2.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) C
2 15 (19.48%) C++
3 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.79%) SQL
5 5 (6.49%) C#
6 4 (5.19%) Java
7 2 (2.60%) PHP
8 1 (1.30%) Python
8 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.90%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) JTAG
2 3 (3.90%) CRD IV
2 3 (3.90%) COREP
2 3 (3.90%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Apple
1 23 (29.87%) Roku
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) Microgen
4 2 (2.60%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) Remedy
5 1 (1.30%) Cadence
England
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum bonus + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable (strong benefits)
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Nantwich
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + TBA
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Nantwich
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago