Period
to 24 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Set-Top Box (STB)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 553 549 632
Rank change year-on-year -4 +83 +19
Permanent jobs citing STB 9 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.029% 0.060% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.16% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
South East median annual salary £37,500 £23,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.04% -45.88% -27.97%
10th Percentile £34,350 £21,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £24,500 £52,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -24.00% +13.64% +29.41%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12,013 11,757 16,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.14% 37.33% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,877 9,582 13,973
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,975 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing STB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for STB in the South East

STB
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for STB in the South East

STB
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing STB in the South East over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for STB in the South East

STB
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Surrey - 6 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £28,500 -
STB
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing STB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for STB.

1 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) Python
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Video on Demand
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UPnP
2 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 6 (66.67%) MPEG
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 6 (66.67%) IPv4
2 6 (66.67%) IPv6
2 6 (66.67%) DVB
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless

STB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DVB
1 6 (66.67%) IPv4
1 6 (66.67%) IPv6
1 6 (66.67%) UPnP
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
General
1 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Integration Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Software Integration Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Product Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Product Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Product Tester
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 6 (66.67%) MPEG
1 6 (66.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) HNC
3 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft