Period
to 13 June 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 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Over-the-Top Media Services (OTT)
UK
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 837 820 1075
Rank change year-on-year -17 +255 +64
Permanent jobs citing Over-the-Top Content 87 48 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.057% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.17% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 51 41 31
10th Percentile £51,000 £45,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £54,375 £57,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £74,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.04% +6.43% +33.33%
75th Percentile £86,000 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,750 £38,750
% change year-on-year +18.23% +30.97% -32.61%

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 37,026 29,000 49,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.96% 34.67% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23,362 22,885 37,915
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% -

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 13 June 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 13 June 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 -22 76 £70,000 -6.04% 19
London -7 56 £75,000 - 10
UK excluding London -44 19 £60,000 +18.23% 9
Work from Home -194 15 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Yorkshire -34 13 £55,000 - 3
North of England -45 13 £55,000 - 4
South East -4 6 £60,000 +3.90% 3

For the 6 months to 13 June 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 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.38%) Broadband
3 33 (37.93%) Software Engineering
4 31 (35.63%) Social Media
5 30 (34.48%) TDD
6 29 (33.33%) Social Skills
7 28 (32.18%) Docker
8 27 (31.03%) Kubernetes
8 27 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 27 (31.03%) Games
9 26 (29.89%) Video on Demand
10 21 (24.14%) Microservices
10 21 (24.14%) Video\Live Streaming
10 21 (24.14%) Pair Programming
11 19 (21.84%) SDLC
11 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
12 18 (20.69%) BDD
12 18 (20.69%) Scrum
12 18 (20.69%) Finance
13 17 (19.54%) Telecoms
13 17 (19.54%) AWS
14 16 (18.39%) Release Management
15 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
16 14 (16.09%) Linux
17 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
17 13 (14.94%) Marketing
18 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
18 12 (13.79%) Puppet
19 11 (12.64%) REST

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 4 (4.60%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) AWS
2 8 (9.20%) Azure
3 7 (8.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (8.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (8.05%) GCP
4 6 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.90%) GitHub
4 6 (6.90%) npm
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (41.38%) Broadband
2 6 (6.90%) HTTP
3 5 (5.75%) H.323
3 5 (5.75%) Network Security
3 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.75%) Wireshark
4 4 (4.60%) 5G
4 4 (4.60%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.45%) DWDM
5 3 (3.45%) LAN
5 3 (3.45%) SDH
5 3 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.15%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Azure SQL Database
1 7 (8.05%) MySQL
1 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.90%) Babel
3 6 (6.90%) webpack
4 5 (5.75%) Selenium
5 4 (4.60%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.60%) Subversion
6 3 (3.45%) Gradle
6 3 (3.45%) Maven
7 2 (2.30%) JUnit
7 2 (2.30%) Mockito
8 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 29 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 27 (31.03%) Games
3 18 (20.69%) Finance
4 17 (19.54%) Telecoms
5 13 (14.94%) Marketing
6 9 (10.34%) Electronics
6 9 (10.34%) Manufacturing
6 9 (10.34%) Public Sector
7 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (6.90%) Online Betting
9 1 (1.15%) Advertising
9 1 (1.15%) Banking
9 1 (1.15%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Developer
2 18 (20.69%) Senior Developer
3 15 (17.24%) Software Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Architect
4 11 (12.64%) React Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Scala Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Senior Scala Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Azure Architect
9 6 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (5.75%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior React Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Developer in Test
11 4 (4.60%) Performance Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Python Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Python Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Software Development Team Leader
11 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) React
1 11 (12.64%) REST
2 9 (10.34%) Akka
3 7 (8.05%) Kafka
4 6 (6.90%) DOM
4 6 (6.90%) JSON
4 6 (6.90%) JWT
4 6 (6.90%) Vue.js
5 5 (5.75%) MobX
5 5 (5.75%) pytest
5 5 (5.75%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (5.75%) Redux
5 5 (5.75%) RESTful
5 5 (5.75%) Spring
5 5 (5.75%) Spring Boot
5 5 (5.75%) WebRTC
6 4 (4.60%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.45%) Web Services
8 1 (1.15%) .NET
8 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.63%) Social Media
2 26 (29.89%) Video on Demand
3 21 (24.14%) Video\Live Streaming
4 8 (9.20%) Public Cloud
5 7 (8.05%) Media Streaming
5 7 (8.05%) Replication
6 6 (6.90%) IPTV
6 6 (6.90%) Online Games
6 6 (6.90%) Social Gaming
7 5 (5.75%) Algorithms
7 5 (5.75%) PlayStation
7 5 (5.75%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (5.75%) Xbox
8 4 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (3.45%) Marketing Technology
10 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
10 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.15%) BBC
11 1 (1.15%) Blog
11 1 (1.15%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Linux
2 6 (6.90%) Android
3 5 (5.75%) Android TV
3 5 (5.75%) Unix
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.93%) Software Engineering
3 30 (34.48%) TDD
4 21 (24.14%) Microservices
4 21 (24.14%) Pair Programming
5 19 (21.84%) SDLC
6 18 (20.69%) BDD
6 18 (20.69%) Scrum
7 16 (18.39%) Release Management
8 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
10 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (12.64%) DevOps
11 11 (12.64%) High Availability
11 11 (12.64%) IT Strategy
12 10 (11.49%) Migration
13 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce
13 9 (10.34%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 11 (12.64%) Java
2 11 (12.64%) Python
2 11 (12.64%) Scala
2 11 (12.64%) TypeScript
3 9 (10.34%) Bash Shell
3 9 (10.34%) SQL
4 7 (8.05%) Java 8
5 4 (4.60%) Lua
6 2 (2.30%) Go
7 1 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.15%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.15%) MCSA
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
System Software
1 28 (32.18%) Docker
2 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.75%) KVM
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (31.03%) Kubernetes
2 12 (13.79%) Puppet
3 9 (10.34%) Ansible
3 9 (10.34%) Terraform
4 7 (8.05%) Grafana
4 7 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.05%) Prometheus
5 4 (4.60%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) SAP
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.90%) VMware
4 5 (5.75%) Samsung
5 4 (4.60%) Splunk
6 1 (1.15%) Arqiva
6 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.15%) Spotify
6 1 (1.15%) Veeam
6 1 (1.15%) Zerto