The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Set-Top Box (STB)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 263 325
Permanent jobs citing STB 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.042% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.089% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.24%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £45,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year -17.22% -55.00%  

STB is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2560 3374 4579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.97% 47.79% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2338 2973 3770
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing STB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for STB in the City of London

STB
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing STB in the City of London.

Salary trend for STB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for STB.

1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) DVB
1 2 (100.00%) BBC
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (50.00%) Digital TV

STB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DVB
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) BBC
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP