The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 846 848 853
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 48 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.027% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.070% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 31
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43021 41581 45815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 38.92% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33611 33777 38523
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPEG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MPEG
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPEG within the UK.

MPEG Salary Trend in the UK

MPEG
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPEG over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

MPEG Salary Histogram in the UK

MPEG
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 48 £38,500 -9.41% 12
South East +9 18 £36,250 -9.37% 1
London -4 13 £37,500 -37.50% 3
Berkshire +6 8 £72,500 +107.14%
East of England +1 8 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hampshire -1 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Southampton +4 7 £35,000 -22.22%
Derbyshire - 6 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 6 £37,500 -
Reading - 6 £39,500 -
Cambridge +7 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Derby - 5 £37,500 -
City of London - 5 £37,500 - 2
South West - 3 £42,500 - 5
Suffolk - 3 £37,500 - 1
Bristol - 3 £42,500 - 5
Bracknell - 2 £75,000 -
Ipswich - 2 - - 1

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MPEG 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 MPEG.

1 72 (61.54%) C
2 71 (60.68%) Linux
3 58 (49.57%) C++
4 57 (48.72%) DVB
5 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (29.91%) Software Engineering
6 34 (29.06%) Telecoms
7 31 (26.50%) DRM
8 30 (25.64%) Streaming Video
8 30 (25.64%) Degree
9 29 (24.79%) Embedded Systems
10 27 (23.08%) ADSL
11 25 (21.37%) Embedded C
11 25 (21.37%) Broadcom
12 23 (19.66%) Firmware
12 23 (19.66%) Scrum
13 21 (17.95%) HTTP
14 19 (16.24%) IPTV
14 19 (16.24%) Multithreading
15 18 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
15 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 18 (15.38%) Windows
15 18 (15.38%) Device Driver
16 15 (12.82%) Python
16 15 (12.82%) TCP/IP
16 15 (12.82%) DTV
17 14 (11.97%) STB
18 13 (11.11%) Multimedia
18 13 (11.11%) IGMP
18 13 (11.11%) RTSP

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MPEG 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 MPEG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.71%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.85%) Quicktime
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (48.72%) DVB
2 27 (23.08%) ADSL
3 21 (17.95%) HTTP
4 15 (12.82%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.11%) IGMP
5 13 (11.11%) RTSP
6 10 (8.55%) Multicast
6 10 (8.55%) Ethernet
7 9 (7.69%) RTP
8 8 (6.84%) Wireless Security
8 8 (6.84%) VoIP
8 8 (6.84%) WAN
8 8 (6.84%) Wireless
9 6 (5.13%) DAB
10 3 (2.56%) DLNA
11 1 (0.85%) 3G
11 1 (0.85%) Intranet
11 1 (0.85%) Internet
11 1 (0.85%) Broadband
11 1 (0.85%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) MySQL
2 3 (2.56%) Informix
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) WinDbg
2 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.71%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 34 (29.06%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.11%) Multimedia
3 10 (8.55%) Electronics
4 3 (2.56%) Finance
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Development Engineer
2 27 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 12 (10.26%) Design Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Hardware Design Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Hardware Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Systems Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Support Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Electronics Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Systems Support Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) HTML
2 10 (8.55%) .NET
3 8 (6.84%) Direct3D
3 8 (6.84%) OpenGL
4 7 (5.98%) Flash
5 6 (5.13%) HTML5
6 4 (3.42%) FFmpeg
6 4 (3.42%) jQuery
6 4 (3.42%) CSS
6 4 (3.42%) LAMP
7 3 (2.56%) XML
8 2 (1.71%) iOS SDK
8 2 (1.71%) REST
8 2 (1.71%) RESTful
8 2 (1.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.71%) .NET Remoting
8 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.71%) WCF
8 2 (1.71%) WPF
8 2 (1.71%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.64%) Streaming Video
2 29 (24.79%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (19.66%) Firmware
4 19 (16.24%) IPTV
5 18 (15.38%) Device Driver
6 15 (12.82%) DTV
7 14 (11.97%) STB
8 10 (8.55%) Video on Demand
8 10 (8.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
10 8 (6.84%) Visualisation
10 8 (6.84%) 3D Graphics
11 7 (5.98%) VHDL
11 7 (5.98%) Digital Media
12 4 (3.42%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (2.56%) Physics
13 3 (2.56%) SystemC
14 2 (1.71%) Streaming Media
14 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (60.68%) Linux
2 18 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
2 18 (15.38%) Windows
3 5 (4.27%) Android
4 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.56%) UNIX
5 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (29.91%) Software Engineering
2 31 (26.50%) DRM
3 23 (19.66%) Scrum
4 19 (16.24%) Multithreading
5 6 (5.13%) Coaching
5 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.42%) Signal Processing
6 4 (3.42%) Android Development
6 4 (3.42%) OO
7 3 (2.56%) Validation
7 3 (2.56%) UML
7 3 (2.56%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (2.56%) Kanban
7 3 (2.56%) Project Planning
7 3 (2.56%) Refactoring
7 3 (2.56%) Software Architecture
8 2 (1.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.71%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (61.54%) C
2 58 (49.57%) C++
3 25 (21.37%) Embedded C
4 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.82%) Python
6 10 (8.55%) C#
6 10 (8.55%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.42%) Perl
7 4 (3.42%) PHP
8 3 (2.56%) Java
9 2 (1.71%) XPath
9 2 (1.71%) SQL
9 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 30 (25.64%) Degree
2 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.84%) CCNP
4 8 (6.84%) CCNA
5 4 (3.42%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) JTAG
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) Broadcom
2 9 (7.69%) EMC
3 8 (6.84%) Tandberg
3 8 (6.84%) Cisco
4 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.42%) Apple
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle
6 3 (2.56%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.85%) BT
7 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.85%) Remedy
7 1 (0.85%) Huawei
7 1 (0.85%) AccuRev
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