Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Set-Top Box (STB)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 627 1086 1173
Rank change year-on-year +459 +87 +34
Permanent jobs citing STB 67 9 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.016% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 39 7 14
Median annual salary £55,000 £32,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.23% -46.94% +28.95%
10th Percentile £40,000 £26,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +33.33% +36.36%

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 19,720 55,006 66,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.03% 38.85% 39.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15,559 41,273 50,601
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £99,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for STB in the UK

STB
Top 5 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 18 September 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 +412 67 £55,000 +69.23% 11
London +311 64 £55,000 +83.33% 6
UK excluding London +321 1 - - 5
North of England - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) JIRA
3 16 (23.88%) Test Scripting
3 16 (23.88%) TestRail
4 15 (22.39%) QA
5 14 (20.90%) RESTful
5 14 (20.90%) TDD
5 14 (20.90%) React
6 13 (19.40%) Microservices
6 13 (19.40%) Node.js
7 12 (17.91%) Java
8 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
8 11 (16.42%) PRINCE
8 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
8 11 (16.42%) Project Management
8 11 (16.42%) Spring
8 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
8 11 (16.42%) BDD
8 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
8 11 (16.42%) Docker
8 11 (16.42%) Spring Boot
8 11 (16.42%) API Design
8 11 (16.42%) Java 8
9 10 (14.93%) Digital TV
10 9 (13.43%) API Testing
11 8 (11.94%) GCP
11 8 (11.94%) Google
12 7 (10.45%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (7.46%) HTML
13 5 (7.46%) DRM

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 2 (2.99%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) GCP
2 5 (7.46%) AWS
3 3 (4.48%) npm
3 3 (4.48%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) JIRA
2 16 (23.88%) TestRail
3 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.48%) Babel
4 3 (4.48%) webpack
General
1 3 (4.48%) Advertising
1 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Architect
2 14 (20.90%) Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Project Manager
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Tester
5 7 (10.45%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Broadcast Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Product Manager
8 3 (4.48%) React Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Product Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) React
1 14 (20.90%) RESTful
2 13 (19.40%) Node.js
3 11 (16.42%) Spring
3 11 (16.42%) Spring Boot
4 5 (7.46%) HTML
4 5 (7.46%) HTML5
5 3 (4.48%) CSS
5 3 (4.48%) CSS3
5 3 (4.48%) Jest
5 3 (4.48%) Redux
6 2 (2.99%) JSON
6 2 (2.99%) Middleware
6 2 (2.99%) REST
6 2 (2.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Digital TV
2 7 (10.45%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (7.46%) Video on Demand
4 4 (5.97%) Device Driver
4 4 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.97%) IPTV
5 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Android
1 4 (5.97%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) Test Scripting
3 14 (20.90%) TDD
4 13 (19.40%) Microservices
5 11 (16.42%) API Design
5 11 (16.42%) BDD
5 11 (16.42%) PRINCE
5 11 (16.42%) Project Management
6 9 (13.43%) API Testing
7 5 (7.46%) DRM
8 4 (5.97%) Device Driver Development
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.48%) Product Management
9 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.99%) Economics
10 2 (2.99%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (2.99%) Sequence Diagram
10 2 (2.99%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) Java
2 11 (16.42%) Java 8
2 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.97%) C
3 4 (5.97%) C++
3 4 (5.97%) Python
4 3 (4.48%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Google
2 4 (5.97%) Broadcom