Period
to 23 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 6 months to 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Set-Top Box (STB)
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1166 1160 1187
Rank change year-on-year -6 +27 +62
Permanent jobs citing STB 20 29 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.017% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.027% 0.039% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 65
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -36.17%
10th Percentile £30,900 £29,375 £26,100
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £78,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.81% -17.22% -14.29%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75,330 74,168 87,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.34% 42.87% 43.62%
Number of salaries quoted 58,435 59,080 71,088
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +5.66%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%

STB
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for STB in the UK

STB
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for STB in the UK

STB
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing STB over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for STB in the UK

STB
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the UK over the 6 months to 23 June 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
England +6 20 £50,000 +11.11% 5
London +5 12 £70,000 +40.00%
UK excluding London -16 8 £45,000 +20.81% 5
North of England +18 3 £50,000 +104.08% 1
South West -9 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East 0 2 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
North West +5 1 £35,000 +42.86%

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 with a requirement for STB.

1 9 (45.00%) C++
1 9 (45.00%) Digital TV
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) OOP
4 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (25.00%) JSON
4 5 (25.00%) Android
4 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (25.00%) Video on Demand
4 5 (25.00%) Android Development
5 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 4 (20.00%) RxJava
5 4 (20.00%) Kotlin
5 4 (20.00%) IPTV
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) Video Processing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Subversion
7 2 (10.00%) Computer Science

STB
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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) Broadband
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) French Language
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) JSON
2 4 (20.00%) RESTful
2 4 (20.00%) RxJava
2 4 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) HEVC
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) J2SE
4 1 (5.00%) Java ME
4 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.00%) Qt
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Digital TV
2 5 (25.00%) Video on Demand
3 4 (20.00%) IPTV
3 4 (20.00%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) MPEG
5 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) Android Development
3 5 (25.00%) OOP
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Video Processing
7 1 (5.00%) API Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Data Privacy
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Kotlin
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Avaya
2 1 (5.00%) Broadcom
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos
2 1 (5.00%) NetApp
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Progress
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec
2 1 (5.00%) VMware