The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STB over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - 207 208
Permanent jobs citing STB 0 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.78% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 12
Average salary - £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -5.88%
STB
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1617 1417 1414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.53% 26.13% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1051 1126
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

STB
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

STB Salary Trend in Yorkshire

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) GStreamer
4 5 (45.45%) MPEG
4 5 (45.45%) Middleware
4 5 (45.45%) DVB
4 5 (45.45%) C
4 5 (45.45%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 4 (36.36%) Electronics
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) MS Project
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
1 5 (45.45%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 5 (45.45%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) OOP
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) OOD
4 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft