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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Set-Top Box (STB)
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 921 950
Rank change year-on-year +70 +29  
Permanent jobs citing STB 16 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.036% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.084% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 26
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% -45.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,000 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £45,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year -17.22% -55.00%  

STB is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35736 44061 45290
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.93% 42.59% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28908 35682 35813
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

STB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing STB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for STB in the UK

STB
Top 11 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 16 £32,500 -27.77%
South East +57 7 - -
London +56 7 £32,500 -39.53%
Berkshire +30 7 - -
Reading +27 7 - -
South West +15 1 £50,000 +13.63%
Bristol -5 1 £50,000 +13.63%
Manchester -29 1 £24,500 +2.08%
North West -30 1 £24,500 +2.08%
Isleworth - 1 £32,500 -
Osterley - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 26 (60.47%) Android
2 24 (55.81%) Telecoms
2 24 (55.81%) Roku
3 23 (53.49%) DVB
3 23 (53.49%) Marketing
4 22 (51.16%) IPTV
4 22 (51.16%) Middleware
4 22 (51.16%) DRM
5 21 (48.84%) Marketing Strategy
6 20 (46.51%) HTML5
6 20 (46.51%) HTML
6 20 (46.51%) Linux
7 19 (44.19%) DOCSIS
7 19 (44.19%) Product Marketing
7 19 (44.19%) HbbTV
8 18 (41.86%) Over-the-Top Content
9 17 (39.53%) Google
9 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (39.53%) MPEG
10 16 (37.21%) Apple
11 15 (34.88%) HEVC
12 14 (32.56%) PlayReady
12 14 (32.56%) Nagra
12 14 (32.56%) Verimatrix
12 14 (32.56%) MBA
12 14 (32.56%) DLNA
13 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
13 12 (27.91%) Humax
14 9 (20.93%) Video on Demand
14 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration

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 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) DVB
2 19 (44.19%) DOCSIS
2 19 (44.19%) HbbTV
3 14 (32.56%) DLNA
4 2 (4.65%) Broadband
4 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) DSL
5 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.33%) OLAP
1 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) Gradle
3 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 24 (55.81%) Telecoms
2 23 (53.49%) Marketing
3 8 (18.60%) Games
4 7 (16.28%) Electronics
5 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Marketing Manager
2 11 (25.58%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Manager
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Marketing Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Lead Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Video On Demand Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Lead Android Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.65%) Graduate
7 2 (4.65%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Lead iOS Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) Middleware
2 20 (46.51%) HTML
2 20 (46.51%) HTML5
3 15 (34.88%) HEVC
4 14 (32.56%) PlayReady
5 6 (13.95%) Apache Cordova
6 5 (11.63%) CSS
7 3 (6.98%) Ajax
7 3 (6.98%) Guice
7 3 (6.98%) jQuery
7 3 (6.98%) JSON
7 3 (6.98%) REST
7 3 (6.98%) SOAP
7 3 (6.98%) XML
8 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.65%) CSS3
8 2 (4.65%) Node.js
9 1 (2.33%) React
9 1 (2.33%) Redux
9 1 (2.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) IPTV
2 18 (41.86%) Over-the-Top Content
3 17 (39.53%) MPEG
4 9 (20.93%) Video on Demand
5 6 (13.95%) Chromecast
5 6 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (9.30%) Digital TV
7 4 (9.30%) PlayStation
7 4 (9.30%) Xbox
8 3 (6.98%) BBC
8 3 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
9 2 (4.65%) User Experience
10 1 (2.33%) Clustering
10 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
10 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Android
2 20 (46.51%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.98%) Windows
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) DRM
2 21 (48.84%) Marketing Strategy
3 19 (44.19%) Product Marketing
4 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Android Development
6 3 (6.98%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.65%) Analytics
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.65%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.65%) Product Management
7 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Software Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.65%) TDD
7 2 (4.65%) Test Planning
7 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.95%) BrightScript
2 6 (13.95%) TypeScript
3 5 (11.63%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.65%) SQL
6 1 (2.33%) ES6
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) MBA
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PhD
3 1 (2.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Roku
2 17 (39.53%) Google
3 16 (37.21%) Apple
4 14 (32.56%) Nagra
4 14 (32.56%) Verimatrix
5 12 (27.91%) Humax
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe
6 1 (2.33%) comScore
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft