Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Set-Top Box (STB)
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 643 1062 1145
Rank change year-on-year +419 +83 +4
Permanent jobs citing STB 73 8 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.015% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 52 6 12
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.29% +40.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +40.00% +81.82% -26.67%

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 20,724 52,546 63,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.81% 38.95% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16,877 39,922 48,700
Median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,852
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

STB
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for STB in the UK

STB
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing STB.

Salary trend for STB in the UK

STB
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing STB over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 2020. 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 +380 73 £40,000 -11.11% 8
London +310 68 £40,000 -11.11% 2
UK excluding London +270 3 £70,000 +40.00% 6
South East +192 1 £40,000 -33.33% 2
North of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Work from Home - 1 £70,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £70,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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 69 (94.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) JIRA
3 28 (38.36%) Test Scripting
3 28 (38.36%) TestRail
4 27 (36.99%) QA
5 16 (21.92%) Digital TV
6 15 (20.55%) API Testing
7 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
7 13 (17.81%) Microservices
8 12 (16.44%) Java
8 12 (16.44%) React
9 11 (15.07%) Docker
9 11 (15.07%) BDD
9 11 (15.07%) NoSQL
9 11 (15.07%) Node.js
9 11 (15.07%) RESTful
9 11 (15.07%) Spring Boot
9 11 (15.07%) API Design
9 11 (15.07%) Java 8
9 11 (15.07%) TDD
9 11 (15.07%) Spring
9 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
9 11 (15.07%) Shell Script
10 9 (12.33%) Project Management
10 9 (12.33%) PRINCE
10 9 (12.33%) Google
10 9 (12.33%) GCP
11 7 (9.59%) Over-the-Top Content
12 6 (8.22%) AWS
13 4 (5.48%) Video on Demand

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 3 (4.11%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) GCP
2 6 (8.22%) AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (39.73%) JIRA
2 28 (38.36%) TestRail
3 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.48%) Advertising
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) German Language
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Architect
2 15 (20.55%) Tester
3 13 (17.81%) Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Broadcast Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Test Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Developer
5 11 (15.07%) Java Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
8 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.74%) Embedded Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Integration Architect
10 2 (2.74%) Product Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Product Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) React
2 11 (15.07%) Node.js
2 11 (15.07%) RESTful
2 11 (15.07%) Spring
2 11 (15.07%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
3 2 (2.74%) HTML5
3 2 (2.74%) JSON
3 2 (2.74%) Middleware
3 2 (2.74%) REST
3 2 (2.74%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.37%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Digital TV
2 7 (9.59%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (5.48%) IPTV
3 4 (5.48%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Animation
5 1 (1.37%) BBC
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (94.52%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.36%) Test Scripting
3 15 (20.55%) API Testing
4 13 (17.81%) Microservices
5 11 (15.07%) API Design
5 11 (15.07%) BDD
5 11 (15.07%) TDD
6 9 (12.33%) PRINCE
6 9 (12.33%) Project Management
7 3 (4.11%) DevOps
7 3 (4.11%) DRM
7 3 (4.11%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.11%) Scrum
7 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.74%) Broadcast Engineering
8 2 (2.74%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.74%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.74%) Product Management
8 2 (2.74%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) Java
2 11 (15.07%) Java 8
2 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.07%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.11%) C++
4 2 (2.74%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.99%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) NCSC
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Google