Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DVB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DVB over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1160 1192 1259
Rank change year-on-year +32 +67 +4
Permanent jobs citing DVB 38 26 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.081% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 41
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £82,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +13.92% +5.33%

DVB is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 27907 32032 36420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.66% 16.98% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22586 26216 30097
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DVB
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DVB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DVB in the UK

DVB
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DVB in the UK

DVB
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DVB over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DVB in the UK

DVB
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +54 38 £42,500 -5.56%
London +10 23 £50,000 +11.11%
UK excluding London +47 15 £40,000 -11.11%
South East +62 8 £37,500 -
South West +30 5 £42,500 -5.56%
East of England - 2 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing DVB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DVB.

1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) C
2 22 (57.89%) Linux
3 21 (55.26%) C++
4 20 (52.63%) STB
5 18 (47.37%) Python
6 15 (39.47%) MPEG
7 14 (36.84%) Digital TV
7 14 (36.84%) IPTV
7 14 (36.84%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
9 12 (31.58%) BT
9 12 (31.58%) BBC
9 12 (31.58%) JIRA
9 12 (31.58%) Open Source
9 12 (31.58%) D-Bus
9 12 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (31.58%) Arqiva
10 11 (28.95%) Degree
11 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
11 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (26.32%) Perl
11 10 (26.32%) DRM
12 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
12 9 (23.68%) HTML
12 9 (23.68%) Video on Demand
13 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
13 8 (21.05%) GStreamer
13 8 (21.05%) Memory Management
13 8 (21.05%) Git (software)

DVB
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HbbTV
1 6 (15.79%) IPv4
1 6 (15.79%) IPv6
1 6 (15.79%) UPnP
2 5 (13.16%) DOCSIS
3 4 (10.53%) Wireshark
4 3 (7.89%) MPLS
4 3 (7.89%) Multicast
4 3 (7.89%) SDH
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) 3GPP
6 1 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) JIRA
2 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) Subversion
General
1 8 (21.05%) Multimedia
2 6 (15.79%) Electronics
3 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Software Integration Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Manual Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Broadcast Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Communications Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Presales Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) DSP Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Marketing Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Video On Demand Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) D-Bus
2 9 (23.68%) HTML
3 8 (21.05%) GStreamer
3 8 (21.05%) HEVC
3 8 (21.05%) OpenGL
3 8 (21.05%) Qt
4 6 (15.79%) Middleware
5 5 (13.16%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (10.53%) HTML5
6 4 (10.53%) RESTful
6 4 (10.53%) Wayland
6 4 (10.53%) XMPP
7 1 (2.63%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) STB
2 15 (39.47%) MPEG
3 14 (36.84%) Digital TV
3 14 (36.84%) IPTV
4 12 (31.58%) BBC
4 12 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (23.68%) Video on Demand
7 8 (21.05%) Media Streaming
8 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 4 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (7.89%) Digital Media
10 3 (7.89%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
3 12 (31.58%) Open Source
4 10 (26.32%) DRM
4 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 8 (21.05%) Cryptography
5 8 (21.05%) Memory Management
5 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
5 8 (21.05%) Validation
6 7 (18.42%) Presales
7 6 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
7 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Software Architecture
8 5 (13.16%) OOD
9 4 (10.53%) API Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C
2 21 (55.26%) C++
3 18 (47.37%) Python
4 10 (26.32%) Perl
5 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
7 6 (15.79%) Embedded C
7 6 (15.79%) Embedded C++
7 6 (15.79%) MATLAB
8 4 (10.53%) Ruby
9 3 (7.89%) Java
9 3 (7.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.89%) CCIP
4 3 (7.89%) CCNP
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) OIPF
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) systemd
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Arqiva
1 12 (31.58%) BT
2 8 (21.05%) Apple
2 8 (21.05%) CA
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Broadcom
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco