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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Set-Top Box (STB)
UK
Rank 819 909 884
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -25
Permanent jobs citing STB 26 18 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.018% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.042% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 60
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +43.75%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +31.25%

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
34067 42666 41748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.52% 42.61% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27749 34235 33844
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 +81 24 £65,000 +13.04% 10
South East +60 13 - -
Berkshire +49 13 - -
Reading +45 11 - -
London +64 10 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Cwmbran - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £53,750 -
Torfaen - 2 - -
West Midlands +7 1 £32,500 -22.61%
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 20 (48.78%) Android
2 18 (43.90%) Telecoms
2 18 (43.90%) Roku
3 17 (41.46%) Middleware
4 16 (39.02%) DVB
4 16 (39.02%) Linux
4 16 (39.02%) Over-the-Top Content
5 15 (36.59%) HTML
5 15 (36.59%) Marketing
6 14 (34.15%) IPTV
6 14 (34.15%) HTML5
7 13 (31.71%) Marketing Strategy
7 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
7 13 (31.71%) DRM
8 11 (26.83%) DOCSIS
8 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (26.83%) Product Marketing
8 11 (26.83%) HbbTV
9 10 (24.39%) Video on Demand
9 10 (24.39%) DLNA
9 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (24.39%) Google
9 10 (24.39%) Games
9 10 (24.39%) Apple
10 9 (21.95%) MPEG
10 9 (21.95%) Electronics
10 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (19.51%) MBA
11 8 (19.51%) HEVC
11 8 (19.51%) PlayReady

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 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) EPiServer CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) DVB
2 11 (26.83%) DOCSIS
2 11 (26.83%) HbbTV
3 10 (24.39%) DLNA
4 3 (7.32%) Broadband
4 3 (7.32%) DSL
4 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
4 3 (7.32%) LAN
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.32%) WAN
5 2 (4.88%) UPnP
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Gradle
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) webpack
General
1 18 (43.90%) Telecoms
2 15 (36.59%) Marketing
3 10 (24.39%) Games
4 9 (21.95%) Electronics
5 3 (7.32%) Finance
6 2 (4.88%) Advertising
6 2 (4.88%) Multimedia
7 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Marketing Manager
2 11 (26.83%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Lead Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Video On Demand Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Marketing Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Android Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Field Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Android Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Field Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead iOS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) Middleware
2 15 (36.59%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) HTML5
4 8 (19.51%) HEVC
4 8 (19.51%) PlayReady
5 7 (17.07%) CSS
6 6 (14.63%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (9.76%) jQuery
8 3 (7.32%) Ajax
8 3 (7.32%) Guice
8 3 (7.32%) JSON
8 3 (7.32%) Node.js
8 3 (7.32%) REST
8 3 (7.32%) SOAP
8 3 (7.32%) XML
9 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.88%) CSS3
10 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.44%) React
10 1 (2.44%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Over-the-Top Content
2 14 (34.15%) IPTV
3 10 (24.39%) Video on Demand
4 9 (21.95%) MPEG
5 6 (14.63%) Chromecast
6 5 (12.20%) Digital TV
6 5 (12.20%) Xbox
7 4 (9.76%) PlayStation
8 3 (7.32%) BBC
8 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (7.32%) User Experience
9 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
10 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
10 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
10 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Android
2 16 (39.02%) Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.32%) Windows
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) DRM
1 13 (31.71%) Marketing Strategy
2 11 (26.83%) Product Marketing
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
8 3 (7.32%) Android Development
8 3 (7.32%) Build Automation
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) OOD
8 3 (7.32%) Product Management
8 3 (7.32%) TDD
9 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
9 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
10 1 (2.44%) Defect Management
10 1 (2.44%) SDLC
10 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.63%) BrightScript
2 6 (14.63%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) TypeScript
3 3 (7.32%) C
4 2 (4.88%) Apple Swift
4 2 (4.88%) C++
4 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) ES6
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) MBA
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Roku
2 10 (24.39%) Apple
2 10 (24.39%) Google
3 8 (19.51%) Nagra
3 8 (19.51%) Verimatrix
4 6 (14.63%) Humax
5 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Samsung
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
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