The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - 97 75
Permanent jobs citing STB 0 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.24% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.86% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 11
Average salary - £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -5.88%
STB
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
288 347 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.05% 27.19% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 242 314 269
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing STB across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

STB
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing STB across the Wales region.

STB Salary Trend in Wales

STB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 4 (100.00%) DTV
2 3 (75.00%) DVB
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) IPTV
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) DVB
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) DTV
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Python
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Sybase
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware