Period
to 20 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Over-the-Top Content in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Over-the-Top Content over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Over-the-Top Media Services (OTT)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 706 978 1059
Rank change year-on-year +272 +81 +48
Permanent jobs citing Over-the-Top Content 57 46 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.037% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 57 47 57
Median annual salary £60,000 £74,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.46% +24.17% -
10th Percentile £45,900 £31,100 £35,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -62.50%

Over-the-Top Content 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24,417 48,266 59,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.41% 38.50% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19,047 37,500 45,663
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

Over-the-Top Content
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Over-the-Top Content as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Over-the-Top Content in the UK

Over-the-Top Content
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Over-the-Top Content.

Salary trend for Over-the-Top Content in the UK

Over-the-Top Content
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Over-the-Top Content over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Over-the-Top Content in the UK

Over-the-Top Content
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Over-the-Top Content within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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 +258 56 £60,000 -19.46% 10
London +224 43 £66,500 -11.33% 7
UK excluding London +201 10 £60,000 +33.33% 3
South East +149 9 £60,000 +45.45% 1
Work from Home -63 6 £70,000 -22.22% 2
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT jobs citing Over-the-Top Content 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 with a requirement for Over-the-Top Content.

1 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (61.40%) Software Engineering
3 31 (54.39%) TDD
4 29 (50.88%) Finance
5 27 (47.37%) Games
6 26 (45.61%) Scrum
6 26 (45.61%) Docker
7 25 (43.86%) Java
7 25 (43.86%) E-Commerce
7 25 (43.86%) Online Games
7 25 (43.86%) Online Betting
8 24 (42.11%) Multithreading
8 24 (42.11%) Pair Programming
9 23 (40.35%) Microservices
10 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
11 21 (36.84%) Media Streaming
11 21 (36.84%) Algorithms
12 20 (35.09%) SDLC
12 20 (35.09%) Mathematics
13 19 (33.33%) Spring
13 19 (33.33%) Kubernetes
13 19 (33.33%) Kafka
13 19 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
14 18 (31.58%) Hazelcast
15 17 (29.82%) Java 8
16 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
17 15 (26.32%) Concurrent Programming
18 13 (22.81%) Spring Boot
19 12 (21.05%) High Availability
19 12 (21.05%) Test Automation

Over-the-Top Content
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (10.53%) AWS
3 5 (8.77%) GCP
4 3 (5.26%) SaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.75%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.75%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.75%) npm
5 1 (1.75%) Serverless
5 1 (1.75%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.28%) H.323
2 7 (12.28%) Network Security
3 5 (8.77%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) Broadband
5 1 (1.75%) GPON
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) Hazelcast
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 29 (50.88%) Finance
2 27 (47.37%) Games
3 25 (43.86%) Online Betting
4 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
5 6 (10.53%) Banking
6 5 (8.77%) Marketing
7 4 (7.02%) Electronics
7 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (7.02%) Public Sector
8 3 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Developer in Test
5 6 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.77%) Java Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Software Manager
7 4 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (7.02%) React Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior React Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Engineering Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) Kafka
1 19 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 19 (33.33%) Spring
2 13 (22.81%) Spring Boot
3 8 (14.04%) WebRTC
4 7 (12.28%) pytest
5 6 (10.53%) Apache Flex
5 6 (10.53%) HTML
5 6 (10.53%) HTML5
6 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.77%) React
7 4 (7.02%) CSS
7 4 (7.02%) CSS3
7 4 (7.02%) Node.js
7 4 (7.02%) Redux
8 2 (3.51%) JSON
8 2 (3.51%) Middleware
8 2 (3.51%) REST
8 2 (3.51%) XML
9 1 (1.75%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.86%) Online Games
2 21 (36.84%) Algorithms
2 21 (36.84%) Media Streaming
3 9 (15.79%) Video on Demand
4 7 (12.28%) IPTV
4 7 (12.28%) STB
4 7 (12.28%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (10.53%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (5.26%) User Experience
7 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.51%) Digital TV
7 2 (3.51%) PlayStation
7 2 (3.51%) Xbox
8 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Android TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (61.40%) Software Engineering
3 31 (54.39%) TDD
4 26 (45.61%) Scrum
5 25 (43.86%) E-Commerce
6 24 (42.11%) Multithreading
6 24 (42.11%) Pair Programming
7 23 (40.35%) Microservices
8 20 (35.09%) Mathematics
8 20 (35.09%) SDLC
9 15 (26.32%) Concurrent Programming
10 12 (21.05%) High Availability
10 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
11 11 (19.30%) OOP
12 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
13 8 (14.04%) DevOps
13 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
14 7 (12.28%) Security Testing
14 7 (12.28%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) Java
2 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.82%) Java 8
4 7 (12.28%) Python
5 5 (8.77%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.51%) BrightScript
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) ES6
7 1 (1.75%) ES7
7 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) QA
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) Docker
2 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
2 7 (12.28%) KVM
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) VMware
2 6 (10.53%) Spotify
3 4 (7.02%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Roku
4 2 (3.51%) Samsung
5 1 (1.75%) Google