Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Set-Top Box (STB)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1124 1149 1223
Rank change year-on-year +25 +74 -19
Permanent jobs citing STB 68 36 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.021% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.093% 0.050% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 58
UK median annual salary £47,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% +13.64% +29.41%
10th Percentile £29,625 £31,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £74,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £27,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +35.14% -38.33% +12.50%

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 73,350 71,384 88,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.66% 40.65% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,749 58,357 71,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for STB in the UK

STB
Top 10 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 22 February 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 +19 56 £47,500 -24.00% 6
London +24 41 £62,500 -3.85% 1
UK excluding London +11 27 £37,500 +35.14% 7
Scotland - 12 - - 1
South East -6 9 £37,500 +63.04% 2
East of England - 3 £35,000 -
North of England +8 2 £42,500 - 2
Yorkshire +21 1 £50,000 - 2
North West - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £28,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 44 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Open Source
3 28 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 28 (41.18%) Linux
4 27 (39.71%) BT
4 27 (39.71%) BBC
4 27 (39.71%) Arqiva
5 26 (38.24%) Test Automation
6 24 (35.29%) JIRA
7 23 (33.82%) Python
8 20 (29.41%) Degree
9 19 (27.94%) DVB
10 18 (26.47%) C
10 18 (26.47%) C++
10 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (26.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 17 (25.00%) MPEG
11 17 (25.00%) IPTV
12 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 16 (23.53%) Java
12 16 (23.53%) Jenkins
13 15 (22.06%) HTML
13 15 (22.06%) Digital TV
13 15 (22.06%) Wireless
14 14 (20.59%) Embedded Linux
14 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
14 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (20.59%) HTML5
15 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing

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 11 (16.18%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (13.24%) Confluence
3 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon S3
1 11 (16.18%) AWS Lambda
1 11 (16.18%) Serverless
2 8 (11.76%) Firebase
3 6 (8.82%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (7.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (7.35%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (7.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (7.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) DVB
2 15 (22.06%) Wireless
3 11 (16.18%) Firewall
4 6 (8.82%) IPsec
4 6 (8.82%) IPv4
4 6 (8.82%) IPv6
4 6 (8.82%) SAN
4 6 (8.82%) SSL
4 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.82%) UPnP
5 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.88%) HbbTV
5 4 (5.88%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.94%) Broadband
6 2 (2.94%) HTTP
6 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (7.35%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (7.35%) Big Data
3 4 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.88%) MySQL
3 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.88%) SQLite
3 4 (5.88%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 24 (35.29%) JIRA
3 16 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 10 (14.71%) Subversion
5 8 (11.76%) Android Studio
5 8 (11.76%) Ant
5 8 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 8 (11.76%) Gradle
5 8 (11.76%) JUnit
6 6 (8.82%) Calabash
6 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.82%) gulp
6 6 (8.82%) Selenium
6 6 (8.82%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (4.41%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.94%) Redmine
8 2 (2.94%) Trac
9 1 (1.47%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Electronics
2 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Android Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Lead Android Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Lead Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Software Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Tester
7 4 (5.88%) Desktop Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Developer in Test
7 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Manual Tester
7 4 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Support Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) HTML
2 14 (20.59%) HTML5
3 12 (17.65%) D-Bus
4 11 (16.18%) CSS
4 11 (16.18%) Node.js
5 9 (13.24%) HEVC
5 9 (13.24%) RESTful
6 8 (11.76%) Android SDK
6 8 (11.76%) Dagger
6 8 (11.76%) GStreamer
6 8 (11.76%) OpenGL
6 8 (11.76%) Qt
6 8 (11.76%) REST
6 8 (11.76%) Retrofit
6 8 (11.76%) RxJava
7 7 (10.29%) .NET
8 6 (8.82%) CSS3
9 4 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (5.88%) Middleware
9 4 (5.88%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.71%) BBC
2 17 (25.00%) IPTV
2 17 (25.00%) MPEG
3 15 (22.06%) Digital TV
4 13 (19.12%) Over-the-Top Content
5 11 (16.18%) Smartphone
5 11 (16.18%) User Experience
5 11 (16.18%) Video on Demand
6 10 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (11.76%) Media Streaming
8 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (2.94%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (19.12%) Android
4 9 (13.24%) Unix
5 6 (8.82%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.88%) CentOS
6 4 (5.88%) Fedora
7 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Open Source
3 26 (38.24%) Test Automation
4 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
6 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
7 12 (17.65%) Analytics
7 12 (17.65%) TDD
8 11 (16.18%) BCP
8 11 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (16.18%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 11 (16.18%) Patch Management
9 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
10 9 (13.24%) DRM
11 8 (11.76%) Cryptography
11 8 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (11.76%) Memory Management
11 8 (11.76%) Multithreading
11 8 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) Python
2 18 (26.47%) C
2 18 (26.47%) C++
3 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.53%) Java
5 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
6 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
7 11 (16.18%) Clojure
7 11 (16.18%) Go
8 10 (14.71%) Perl
9 8 (11.76%) Kotlin
10 7 (10.29%) TypeScript
11 6 (8.82%) Embedded C
11 6 (8.82%) Embedded C++
12 5 (7.35%) SQL
13 4 (5.88%) Ruby
14 2 (2.94%) Apple Swift
14 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
15 1 (1.47%) VB
15 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Degree
2 18 (26.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (14.71%) PMI Certification
3 10 (14.71%) PMP
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.82%) MCSE
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.47%) HNC
6 1 (1.47%) HND
6 1 (1.47%) ISEB
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) OIPF
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
1 11 (16.18%) Docker
1 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Terraform
2 4 (5.88%) Ansible
2 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.88%) Puppet
2 4 (5.88%) systemd
3 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Arqiva
1 27 (39.71%) BT
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.18%) Avaya
3 11 (16.18%) Symantec
3 11 (16.18%) VMware
4 8 (11.76%) Apple
4 8 (11.76%) CA
5 6 (8.82%) Cisco
5 6 (8.82%) Cognos
6 5 (7.35%) Broadcom
7 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.47%) NetApp
8 1 (1.47%) Progress