The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 237 -
Rank change year-on-year -40 -  
Permanent jobs citing STB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.015% 0.018% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% 0.045% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £24,500 £23,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.52% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2768 2233 2384
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.51% 39.69% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 1922 1920
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

STB
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for STB in the North West

STB
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the North West 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
Manchester -17 1 £24,500 +6.52%
STB
England

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 North West region with a requirement for STB.

1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms

STB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA