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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 847 795 799
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +4
Permanent jobs citing STB 55 82 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.076% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 88
Average salary £56,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.61% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £65,300 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -5.88%

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
35909 35665 38991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.93% 33.11% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28194 28847 32889
Average salary £47,500 £46,127 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.97% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2014 within the UK.

STB Salary Histogram in the UK

STB
Top 12 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 2014. 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 -49 55 £56,500 +7.61% 19
London -38 33 £56,500 +1.80% 8
South East +3 13 £76,250 - 4
Berkshire - 11 - - 1
Reading - 10 - -
Cambridge +2 9 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £47,500 +18.75% 4
East of England -7 9 £47,500 +11.76% 4
City of London -4 5 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Surrey 0 2 £76,250 - 1
Guildford - 1 £77,500 -
Isleworth - 1 - - 1

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 64 (45.07%) Linux
2 49 (34.51%) IPTV
3 43 (30.28%) C
4 34 (23.94%) Software Engineering
5 31 (21.83%) Finance
6 29 (20.42%) UNIX
6 29 (20.42%) QA
7 28 (19.72%) Telecoms
8 27 (19.01%) Python
8 27 (19.01%) C++
9 26 (18.31%) DTV
10 25 (17.61%) TCP/IP
11 24 (16.90%) SQL
12 23 (16.20%) Oracle
12 23 (16.20%) Windows
12 23 (16.20%) PL/SQL
12 23 (16.20%) Scrum
12 23 (16.20%) TDD
13 21 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (14.79%) Degree
13 21 (14.79%) XML
14 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
14 19 (13.38%) Sun
14 19 (13.38%) Git (software)
15 18 (12.68%) Subversion
15 18 (12.68%) DVB
15 18 (12.68%) Firmware
15 18 (12.68%) Middleware
16 17 (11.97%) Multithreading
17 16 (11.27%) Banking

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (3.52%) Apache
2 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (2.82%) IIS
2 4 (2.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.23%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (11.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (3.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.82%) Kondor+
3 4 (2.82%) HiPortfolio
3 4 (2.82%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 4 (2.82%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.61%) TCP/IP
2 18 (12.68%) DVB
3 16 (11.27%) Ethernet
4 9 (6.34%) SSL
4 9 (6.34%) RTP
5 8 (5.63%) Internet
5 8 (5.63%) HTTP
6 5 (3.52%) Broadband
6 5 (3.52%) Wireless
7 4 (2.82%) IGMP
7 4 (2.82%) Firewall
8 3 (2.11%) DSLAM
8 3 (2.11%) SAN
8 3 (2.11%) Intranet
8 3 (2.11%) SDH
8 3 (2.11%) ATM
8 3 (2.11%) RTSP
8 3 (2.11%) NGN
8 3 (2.11%) Multicast
9 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.82%) Hyperion Smart View
3 4 (2.82%) MySQL
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (13.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.68%) Subversion
3 13 (9.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.23%) Axure RP
4 6 (4.23%) JIRA
5 5 (3.52%) Selenium
6 4 (2.82%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.70%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.70%) Maven
7 1 (0.70%) JBehave
7 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.70%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.70%) GDB
General
1 31 (21.83%) Finance
2 28 (19.72%) Telecoms
3 16 (11.27%) Banking
4 13 (9.15%) Advertising
5 12 (8.45%) Multimedia
6 9 (6.34%) Electronics
7 8 (5.63%) Marketing
8 6 (4.23%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.70%) Publishing
9 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (19.01%) Software Engineer
2 20 (14.08%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (13.38%) Developer
4 14 (9.86%) Applications Support
4 14 (9.86%) Test Engineer
5 13 (9.15%) Designer
6 11 (7.75%) Analyst
7 10 (7.04%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Android Developer
8 9 (6.34%) ActionScript Developer
9 8 (5.63%) UI Developer
9 8 (5.63%) UI Programmer
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Android Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.93%) Interface Designer
10 7 (4.93%) UI Designer
11 6 (4.23%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (4.23%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.79%) XML
2 18 (12.68%) Middleware
3 10 (7.04%) REST
4 9 (6.34%) Web Services
4 9 (6.34%) RESTful
4 9 (6.34%) JSON
4 9 (6.34%) Apache Flex
5 7 (4.93%) Flash
6 6 (4.23%) HTML
7 5 (3.52%) CSS
7 5 (3.52%) SOAP
8 4 (2.82%) POSIX
8 4 (2.82%) Adobe AIR
9 2 (1.41%) GStreamer
10 1 (0.70%) Ajax
10 1 (0.70%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (34.51%) IPTV
2 26 (18.31%) DTV
3 18 (12.68%) Firmware
4 16 (11.27%) MPEG
4 16 (11.27%) Streaming Video
5 12 (8.45%) Mobile App
6 10 (7.04%) Streaming Media
6 10 (7.04%) Video on Demand
7 9 (6.34%) Computer Science
8 8 (5.63%) Digital Media
9 6 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (2.82%) SWIFT
10 4 (2.82%) Device Driver
10 4 (2.82%) Handset
10 4 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (2.11%) Clustering
11 3 (2.11%) Open Source
12 2 (1.41%) iPad
13 1 (0.70%) RIA
13 1 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 64 (45.07%) Linux
2 29 (20.42%) UNIX
3 23 (16.20%) Windows
4 16 (11.27%) Solaris
5 11 (7.75%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (7.75%) Android
6 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.11%) AIX
7 1 (0.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.94%) Software Engineering
2 23 (16.20%) Scrum
2 23 (16.20%) TDD
3 21 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.97%) Multithreading
5 14 (9.86%) Service Management
6 13 (9.15%) ITSM
6 13 (9.15%) ITIL
7 11 (7.75%) OO
7 11 (7.75%) Product Management
8 10 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (7.04%) BDD
8 10 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (7.04%) OOP
9 9 (6.34%) MVC
9 9 (6.34%) Validation
9 9 (6.34%) Kanban
9 9 (6.34%) Test Automation
9 9 (6.34%) Android Development
10 8 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.28%) C
2 27 (19.01%) C++
2 27 (19.01%) Python
3 24 (16.90%) SQL
4 23 (16.20%) PL/SQL
5 16 (11.27%) Java
6 13 (9.15%) ActionScript
6 13 (9.15%) Perl
7 11 (7.75%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.04%) Embedded C
9 9 (6.34%) ActionScript 3.0
10 6 (4.23%) Ruby
11 4 (2.82%) ActionScript 2.0
11 4 (2.82%) PHP
12 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.70%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.70%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 21 (14.79%) Degree
2 7 (4.93%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.11%) MBA
4 1 (0.70%) ISEB
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.42%) QA
2 12 (8.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (4.93%) SLA
4 3 (2.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (16.20%) Oracle
2 19 (13.38%) Sun
3 13 (9.15%) Adobe
4 11 (7.75%) Microgen
5 7 (4.93%) Sybase
5 7 (4.93%) IBM
6 5 (3.52%) Remedy
7 4 (2.82%) Apple
7 4 (2.82%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.82%) Brady
7 4 (2.82%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.82%) Cisco
7 4 (2.82%) NCR
8 3 (2.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.11%) VMware
9 2 (1.41%) Huawei
9 2 (1.41%) Broadcom
10 1 (0.70%) Roku
10 1 (0.70%) EMC
10 1 (0.70%) Intel
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lambeth, London
Arqiva
Salary: plus bonus and corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Flexi-time, Pension
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Flexi-time, Pension
Posted: 23 days ago