Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Set-Top Box (STB)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1100 1145 1203
Rank change year-on-year +45 +58 -8
Permanent jobs citing STB 50 52 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.029% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.072% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 70
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -12.00% +10.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,500 £67,500 £86,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -13.64% -12.00% +10.62%

STB is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72992 72560 86762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.32% 41.10% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55353 60147 70231
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing STB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for STB in England

STB
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for STB in England

STB
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing STB in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for STB in England

STB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 38 £62,500 +4.17% 4
South East +41 9 £37,500 -
South West +9 2 £28,500 -36.67%
East of England +3 1 - -
STB
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for STB.

1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) Open Source
3 28 (56.00%) Linux
4 27 (54.00%) BT
4 27 (54.00%) BBC
4 27 (54.00%) Arqiva
5 23 (46.00%) Python
6 20 (40.00%) DVB
7 18 (36.00%) C
7 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
7 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
8 17 (34.00%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (30.00%) C++
10 14 (28.00%) HTML
10 14 (28.00%) MPEG
10 14 (28.00%) JIRA
10 14 (28.00%) IPTV
10 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
10 14 (28.00%) HTML5
11 13 (26.00%) TDD
11 13 (26.00%) Digital TV
12 12 (24.00%) DRM
12 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
12 12 (24.00%) D-Bus
13 11 (22.00%) Node.js
13 11 (22.00%) Clojure
13 11 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (22.00%) Amazon S3

STB
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (22.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon S3
1 11 (22.00%) AWS Lambda
1 11 (22.00%) Serverless
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) DVB
2 6 (12.00%) HbbTV
2 6 (12.00%) IPv4
2 6 (12.00%) IPv6
2 6 (12.00%) UPnP
2 6 (12.00%) Wireless
3 5 (10.00%) Firewall
4 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.00%) DOCSIS
5 2 (4.00%) IPsec
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (2.00%) Broadband
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (10.00%) Big Data
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (28.00%) JIRA
3 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.00%) Subversion
4 6 (12.00%) Calabash
4 6 (12.00%) gulp
4 6 (12.00%) JUnit
4 6 (12.00%) Selenium
4 6 (12.00%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (4.00%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.00%) Mocha
5 2 (4.00%) Protractor
5 2 (4.00%) webpack
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.00%) Redmine
6 1 (2.00%) Trac
General
1 8 (16.00%) Multimedia
2 6 (12.00%) Electronics
3 5 (10.00%) Finance
4 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.00%) Games
6 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Tester
3 6 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Software Integration Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.00%) Developer in Test
5 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Manual Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
1 14 (28.00%) HTML5
2 12 (24.00%) D-Bus
3 11 (22.00%) Node.js
4 10 (20.00%) CSS
5 9 (18.00%) RESTful
6 8 (16.00%) GStreamer
6 8 (16.00%) HEVC
6 8 (16.00%) OpenGL
6 8 (16.00%) Qt
7 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (12.00%) CSS3
7 6 (12.00%) Middleware
8 4 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (8.00%) Wayland
8 4 (8.00%) XMPP
9 3 (6.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (4.00%) Apache Flex
10 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (54.00%) BBC
2 14 (28.00%) IPTV
2 14 (28.00%) MPEG
3 13 (26.00%) Digital TV
4 10 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (16.00%) Media Streaming
6 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (12.00%) Video on Demand
7 5 (10.00%) Smartphone
8 4 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (6.00%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (4.00%) iPad
10 2 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (56.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (16.00%) Unix
4 4 (8.00%) Android
4 4 (8.00%) CentOS
4 4 (8.00%) Fedora
4 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) Open Source
3 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 13 (26.00%) TDD
7 12 (24.00%) DRM
8 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Cryptography
9 8 (16.00%) Memory Management
9 8 (16.00%) Multithreading
9 8 (16.00%) Validation
10 7 (14.00%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (14.00%) Microservices
11 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
11 6 (12.00%) Mathematics
11 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
11 6 (12.00%) Regression Testing
12 5 (10.00%) BCP
12 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Python
2 18 (36.00%) C
2 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.00%) C++
4 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (22.00%) Clojure
5 11 (22.00%) Go
6 10 (20.00%) Java
6 10 (20.00%) Perl
7 9 (18.00%) Embedded C
8 8 (16.00%) TypeScript
9 6 (12.00%) Embedded C++
10 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (10.00%) SQL
11 4 (8.00%) Ruby
12 2 (4.00%) Apple Swift
12 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
13 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.00%) PMP
5 1 (2.00%) HNC
5 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) OIPF
1 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Docker
2 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Terraform
2 4 (8.00%) Ansible
2 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.00%) Puppet
2 4 (8.00%) systemd
3 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Arqiva
1 27 (54.00%) BT
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) Apple
3 8 (16.00%) CA
4 5 (10.00%) Avaya
4 5 (10.00%) Symantec
4 5 (10.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) Broadcom
5 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) Cognos
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle