Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Set-Top Box (STB)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1144 1158 1228
Rank change year-on-year +14 +70 -3
Permanent jobs citing STB 29 75 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.039% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.096% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 17 49 72
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -26.92% +15.04%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,530 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £67,500 £87,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -8.11%

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 75523 78475 91297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 41.02% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 56691 64354 73128
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for STB in the UK

STB
Top 6 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 19 October 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 -18 23 £43,750 -7.89% 6
UK excluding London +41 17 £37,500 -6.25% 1
London -6 12 £60,000 +4.35% 6
South East +48 9 £37,500 -
Scotland - 6 £45,000 - 1
South West +15 2 £28,500 -36.67%

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing STB 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 STB.

1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
3 11 (37.93%) Degree
3 11 (37.93%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) C
4 10 (34.48%) Android
4 10 (34.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (27.59%) DVB
5 8 (27.59%) Embedded C
5 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
5 8 (27.59%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (24.14%) REST
6 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
6 7 (24.14%) C++
6 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.69%) Ant
7 6 (20.69%) Java
7 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.69%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (20.69%) Gradle
7 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
7 6 (20.69%) Confluence
7 6 (20.69%) JIRA
8 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
8 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
8 5 (17.24%) UPnP
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Use Case

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 6 (20.69%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Firebase
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
2 3 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (10.34%) Serverless
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DVB
2 5 (17.24%) IPv4
2 5 (17.24%) IPv6
2 5 (17.24%) UPnP
3 3 (10.34%) DOCSIS
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) HbbTV
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) IPsec
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) Ant
2 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
2 6 (20.69%) Gradle
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) Android Studio
3 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) Calabash
5 2 (6.90%) gulp
5 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Mocha
5 2 (6.90%) Protractor
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium
5 2 (6.90%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (6.90%) webpack
6 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.45%) GitLab
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA Agile
General
1 5 (17.24%) Electronics
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Games
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Android Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Lead Android Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Lead Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Software Integration Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) REST
2 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
3 5 (17.24%) Android SDK
3 5 (17.24%) RxJava
4 3 (10.34%) Middleware
4 3 (10.34%) Node.js
4 3 (10.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) CSS3
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (17.24%) MPEG
2 5 (17.24%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
2 5 (17.24%) Video on Demand
3 3 (10.34%) Augmented Reality
3 3 (10.34%) BBC
3 3 (10.34%) IPTV
3 3 (10.34%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.90%) iPad
4 2 (6.90%) Streaming Video
5 1 (3.45%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Android
3 8 (27.59%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.24%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (17.24%) DRM
4 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
4 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) Use Case
5 4 (13.79%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) BCP
6 3 (10.34%) Game Development
6 3 (10.34%) Product Marketing
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C
2 8 (27.59%) Embedded C
3 7 (24.14%) C++
3 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
4 6 (20.69%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) Embedded C++
5 5 (17.24%) Kotlin
5 5 (17.24%) Perl
6 4 (13.79%) TypeScript
7 3 (10.34%) Clojure
7 3 (10.34%) Go
8 2 (6.90%) Apple Swift
8 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.45%) SQL
9 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Arqiva
1 3 (10.34%) Avaya
1 3 (10.34%) BT
1 3 (10.34%) Symantec
1 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle