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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 839 856 799
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -57
Permanent jobs citing STB 60 54 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.046% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 39
Average salary £67,500 £56,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.46% +7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £74,250 £65,300
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £56,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +40.62%

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
45375 45225 43269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.85% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36433 35194 34921
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015 within the UK.

STB Salary Histogram in the UK

STB
Top 15 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 1 September 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 57 £67,500 +19.46% 10
London +2 32 £80,000 +41.59% 5
City of London +38 11 £80,000 +68.42%
Leeds - 7 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +16 5 £51,250 +10.81% 1
East of England -3 5 £51,250 +10.81% 1
Cambridge +9 4 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Berkshire +9 3 - -
South East -1 3 - - 2
Reading -10 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £67,500 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (45.98%) Software Engineering
3 38 (43.68%) IPTV
4 34 (39.08%) Over-the-Top Content
5 30 (34.48%) Video on Demand
5 30 (34.48%) Telecoms
6 27 (31.03%) Games
6 27 (31.03%) Streaming Video
6 27 (31.03%) C
7 26 (29.89%) Linux
8 25 (28.74%) HTML
8 25 (28.74%) HTML5
9 24 (27.59%) C++
10 23 (26.44%) Apple iOS
10 23 (26.44%) Android
11 21 (24.14%) Xbox
11 21 (24.14%) Roku
11 21 (24.14%) Chromecast
11 21 (24.14%) Apple TV
11 21 (24.14%) PlayStation
11 21 (24.14%) Apple
12 20 (22.99%) DTV
12 20 (22.99%) Apache Flex
13 19 (21.84%) Software Delivery
14 16 (18.39%) SQL
14 16 (18.39%) Embedded Linux
15 15 (17.24%) Finance
15 15 (17.24%) DVB
16 14 (16.09%) Java
16 14 (16.09%) Banking

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (1.15%) JBoss
1 1 (1.15%) Apache
1 1 (1.15%) CMS
1 1 (1.15%) nginx
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
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) DVB
2 13 (14.94%) Internet
3 5 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.60%) Broadband
5 3 (3.45%) HTTP
5 3 (3.45%) IGMP
5 3 (3.45%) RTSP
6 1 (1.15%) NGN
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) SDH
6 1 (1.15%) DSLAM
6 1 (1.15%) ATM
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
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Selenium
1 5 (5.75%) WebDriver
2 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
General
1 30 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 27 (31.03%) Games
3 15 (17.24%) Finance
4 14 (16.09%) Banking
5 10 (11.49%) Retail
5 10 (11.49%) International Banking
5 10 (11.49%) Electronics
6 3 (3.45%) Marketing
6 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.30%) Advertising
8 1 (1.15%) Law
8 1 (1.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Architect
2 21 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (13.79%) 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%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Software Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Tester
9 3 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) HTML
1 25 (28.74%) HTML5
2 20 (22.99%) Apache Flex
3 12 (13.79%) Middleware
4 10 (11.49%) .NET
5 5 (5.75%) Web Services
6 2 (2.30%) CSS
6 2 (2.30%) Flash
6 2 (2.30%) JSON
6 2 (2.30%) OpenCL
7 1 (1.15%) GStreamer
7 1 (1.15%) REST
7 1 (1.15%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.15%) Qt
7 1 (1.15%) RESTful
7 1 (1.15%) Ajax
7 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (43.68%) IPTV
2 34 (39.08%) Over-the-Top Content
3 30 (34.48%) Video on Demand
4 27 (31.03%) Streaming Video
5 21 (24.14%) Xbox
5 21 (24.14%) Chromecast
5 21 (24.14%) Apple TV
5 21 (24.14%) PlayStation
6 20 (22.99%) DTV
7 10 (11.49%) Online Banking
8 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
9 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (5.75%) MPEG
12 4 (4.60%) iPad
13 3 (3.45%) Derivative
13 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (3.45%) Fixed Income
13 3 (3.45%) Credit Risk
14 2 (2.30%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Linux
2 23 (26.44%) Android
2 23 (26.44%) Apple iOS
3 16 (18.39%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (45.98%) Software Engineering
3 19 (21.84%) 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%) BDD
6 5 (5.75%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.60%) Scrum
7 4 (4.60%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.45%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (3.45%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.45%) Coaching
8 3 (3.45%) Analytics
9 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.30%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (2.30%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.03%) C
2 24 (27.59%) C++
3 16 (18.39%) SQL
4 14 (16.09%) Java
5 11 (12.64%) C#
6 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.30%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.30%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.15%) PHP5
8 1 (1.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.60%) QA
3 3 (3.45%) JTAG
3 3 (3.45%) CRD IV
3 3 (3.45%) COREP
3 3 (3.45%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Apple
1 21 (24.14%) Roku
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle
3 10 (11.49%) Microgen
4 2 (2.30%) BT
5 1 (1.15%) Zend
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe
5 1 (1.15%) Remedy
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£40k DoE + good bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 40k - 60k
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 55K - 60K
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 50k - 70k
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Corriculo
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum (basic salary to £20k + Commission)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Bens + Generous Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £40 per Diem, Travel, Accomidation
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago