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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Set-Top Box (STB)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 867 935
Rank change year-on-year +10 +68  
Permanent jobs citing STB 5 47 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.051% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.12% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 4 37 23
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% -40.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £27,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £62,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £24,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -45.55% -25.00%  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35380 38507 42747
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.24% 41.68% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27820 31974 34438
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 3 £30,000 -47.82% 2
South East +46 1 - -
North West -40 1 £24,500 +6.52%
STB
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 18 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 18 (66.67%) Android
2 16 (59.26%) DVB
2 16 (59.26%) Marketing
2 16 (59.26%) Middleware
2 16 (59.26%) DRM
3 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) IPTV
3 15 (55.56%) Marketing Strategy
4 14 (51.85%) Product Marketing
4 14 (51.85%) DOCSIS
4 14 (51.85%) HbbTV
5 13 (48.15%) HTML
5 13 (48.15%) HTML5
5 13 (48.15%) Roku
6 12 (44.44%) Over-the-Top Content
7 11 (40.74%) Google
7 11 (40.74%) MPEG
8 10 (37.04%) Apple
8 10 (37.04%) HEVC
9 9 (33.33%) Nagra
9 9 (33.33%) Verimatrix
9 9 (33.33%) Humax
9 9 (33.33%) PlayReady
9 9 (33.33%) MBA
9 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (33.33%) DLNA
10 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering

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 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) DVB
2 14 (51.85%) DOCSIS
2 14 (51.85%) HbbTV
3 9 (33.33%) DLNA
4 2 (7.41%) Broadband
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) DSL
5 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) OLAP
1 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) Gradle
2 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.70%) Mocha
2 1 (3.70%) Protractor
General
1 18 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 16 (59.26%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Games
4 2 (7.41%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Marketing Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Senior Marketing Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Graduate
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Middleware
2 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) HTML5
3 10 (37.04%) HEVC
4 9 (33.33%) PlayReady
5 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.41%) Node.js
6 2 (7.41%) REST
7 1 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) Guice
7 1 (3.70%) jQuery
7 1 (3.70%) JSON
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) IPTV
2 12 (44.44%) Over-the-Top Content
3 11 (40.74%) MPEG
4 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (11.11%) Digital TV
5 3 (11.11%) PlayStation
5 3 (11.11%) Xbox
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
6 2 (7.41%) User Experience
6 2 (7.41%) Video on Demand
7 1 (3.70%) BBC
7 1 (3.70%) Chromecast
7 1 (3.70%) Clustering
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Android
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) Windows
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) DRM
2 15 (55.56%) Marketing Strategy
3 14 (51.85%) Product Marketing
4 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) OOD
7 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
8 1 (3.70%) Line Management
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Scenario Testing
8 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) BrightScript
4 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) MBA
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PhD
4 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Roku
2 11 (40.74%) Google
3 10 (37.04%) Apple
4 9 (33.33%) Humax
4 9 (33.33%) Nagra
4 9 (33.33%) Verimatrix
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) comScore
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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