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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 855 825 754
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -71
Permanent jobs citing STB 28 82 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.068% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 55
Average salary £85,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.81% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £40,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £61,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+135.29% -

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
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 £28,500 £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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

STB Salary Histogram in the UK

STB
Top 19 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 22 May 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 -14 27 £85,000 +86.81% 7
London +22 21 £80,000 +60.00% 2
East of England +9 3 £100,000 +110.52% 2
City of London +31 2 £72,500 +49.48%
Surrey +17 2 £100,000 -
Guildford +11 2 £100,000 -
Berkshire +1 2 £100,000 +110.52% 2
South East -3 2 £100,000 +110.52% 2
Reading -12 2 £100,000 +110.52% 2
Slough - 2 £100,000 -
Watford - 2 £100,000 -
Woking - 2 £100,000 -
South West - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £100,000 -
West Yorkshire +9 1 - -
Leeds +9 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Yorkshire -3 1 - -

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (53.66%) Telecoms
2 36 (43.90%) HTML
3 35 (42.68%) HTML5
4 34 (41.46%) Software Engineering
4 34 (41.46%) IPTV
5 33 (40.24%) Android
6 30 (36.59%) Xbox
7 28 (34.15%) Linux
8 26 (31.71%) Games
9 25 (30.49%) Apple iOS
9 25 (30.49%) Over-the-Top Content
10 24 (29.27%) Streaming Video
11 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (26.83%) DTV
12 22 (26.83%) Apple
12 22 (26.83%) Roku
12 22 (26.83%) Chromecast
12 22 (26.83%) Apple TV
12 22 (26.83%) PlayStation
13 21 (25.61%) Video on Demand
14 20 (24.39%) Software Delivery
14 20 (24.39%) Apache Flex
15 19 (23.17%) C++
16 17 (20.73%) Broadband
17 15 (18.29%) Product Management
18 13 (15.85%) Java
18 13 (15.85%) DVB
19 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
19 12 (14.63%) C
20 11 (13.41%) OO

STB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (9.76%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) Broadband
2 13 (15.85%) DVB
3 9 (10.98%) HTTP
4 6 (7.32%) DSLAM
4 6 (7.32%) SDH
4 6 (7.32%) ATM
4 6 (7.32%) NGN
5 4 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.44%) SSL
7 1 (1.22%) Wireless
7 1 (1.22%) Internet
7 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) JUnit
1 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (1.22%) Selenium
2 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (53.66%) Telecoms
2 26 (31.71%) Games
3 5 (6.10%) Electronics
4 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 4 (4.88%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) French Language
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Architect
2 24 (29.27%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (21.95%) Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Product Manager
5 9 (10.98%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Account Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Embedded Software Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Senior Manager
10 2 (2.44%) Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Development Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.90%) HTML
2 35 (42.68%) HTML5
3 20 (24.39%) Apache Flex
4 10 (12.20%) CSS
5 8 (9.76%) Backbone.js
5 8 (9.76%) REST
6 7 (8.54%) Middleware
7 3 (3.66%) XML
8 2 (2.44%) SOAP
8 2 (2.44%) J2SE
8 2 (2.44%) SVG
8 2 (2.44%) Ajax
8 2 (2.44%) OpenCL
9 1 (1.22%) GStreamer
9 1 (1.22%) Moose
9 1 (1.22%) JSON
9 1 (1.22%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.46%) IPTV
2 30 (36.59%) Xbox
3 25 (30.49%) Over-the-Top Content
4 24 (29.27%) Streaming Video
5 22 (26.83%) DTV
5 22 (26.83%) Chromecast
5 22 (26.83%) Apple TV
5 22 (26.83%) PlayStation
6 21 (25.61%) Video on Demand
7 8 (9.76%) Open Source
8 7 (8.54%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (8.54%) User Experience
8 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
9 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (2.44%) Derivative
10 2 (2.44%) PKI
10 2 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (2.44%) Cryptography
10 2 (2.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) Android
2 28 (34.15%) Linux
3 25 (30.49%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.76%) Windows
4 8 (9.76%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Software Engineering
2 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.39%) Software Delivery
4 15 (18.29%) Product Management
5 11 (13.41%) OO
6 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
6 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.20%) OOD
7 8 (9.76%) Project Management
7 8 (9.76%) Web Development
7 8 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (9.76%) DevOps
8 7 (8.54%) Industrial Design
8 7 (8.54%) UX Design
9 6 (7.32%) Service Management
9 6 (7.32%) CRM
9 6 (7.32%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.66%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (3.66%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) C++
2 13 (15.85%) Java
3 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.63%) C
4 7 (8.54%) Embedded C
4 7 (8.54%) Embedded C++
5 2 (2.44%) Python
5 2 (2.44%) Perl
5 2 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
1 2 (2.44%) CRD IV
1 2 (2.44%) COREP
1 2 (2.44%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Apple
1 22 (26.83%) Roku
2 8 (9.76%) Google
3 1 (1.22%) Cadence
3 1 (1.22%) BT
3 1 (1.22%) SAP
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Salary: c£40k DoE + good bonus
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