The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 98 108 96
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Multimedia 7 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.48% 0.64% 1.31%
As % of the General category 1.61% 1.72% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 25
Average salary £62,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,847 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.40% -3.29%
Multimedia
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
436 641 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.84% 37.44% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 351 532 430
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Multimedia across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Multimedia
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Multimedia across the Cambridge region.

Multimedia Salary Trend in Cambridge

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Multimedia also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Multimedia.

1 17 (77.27%) C
1 17 (77.27%) C++
2 14 (63.64%) Degree
3 11 (50.00%) Wireless
4 10 (45.45%) Electronics
4 10 (45.45%) Internet
4 10 (45.45%) UNIX
4 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 10 (45.45%) Direct3D
4 10 (45.45%) OpenCL
4 10 (45.45%) OpenGL ES
4 10 (45.45%) Internet of Things
5 9 (40.91%) Verilog
5 9 (40.91%) PHP
6 7 (31.82%) Smartphone
7 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) Android
8 5 (22.73%) Direct3D Mobile
8 5 (22.73%) GPGPU
8 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
8 5 (22.73%) MySQL
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) Python
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) Perl
8 5 (22.73%) OpenGL
8 5 (22.73%) DirectX
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) Assembly Language

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Multimedia also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Wireless
2 10 (45.45%) Internet
3 3 (13.64%) 3G
3 3 (13.64%) LTE
3 3 (13.64%) 3GPP
4 1 (4.55%) 4G
4 1 (4.55%) RTSP
4 1 (4.55%) DVB
4 1 (4.55%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
General
1 10 (45.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Customer Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Verification Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Development Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Test Development Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Wireless Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Hardware Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Software Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) Tools Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Direct3D
1 10 (45.45%) OpenCL
1 10 (45.45%) OpenGL ES
2 5 (22.73%) Direct3D Mobile
2 5 (22.73%) OpenGL
2 5 (22.73%) DirectX
3 4 (18.18%) Ajax
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) XSL
4 1 (4.55%) GStreamer
4 1 (4.55%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
1 10 (45.45%) Internet of Things
2 9 (40.91%) Verilog
3 7 (31.82%) Smartphone
4 5 (22.73%) GPGPU
4 5 (22.73%) Device Driver
4 5 (22.73%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (18.18%) ASIC
6 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (4.55%) MPEG
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) Benchmarking
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (13.64%) Signal Processing
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C
1 17 (77.27%) C++
2 9 (40.91%) PHP
3 5 (22.73%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) Assembly Language
3 5 (22.73%) Perl
3 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Synopsys