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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 860 840 864
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 47 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.032% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.096% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 25
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +16.66%

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
35784 35556 38992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.96% 33.12% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 28796 32879
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 September 2014 within the UK.

MPEG Salary Histogram in the UK

MPEG
Top 18 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 2 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 -14 47 £37,500 -16.66% 5
South East -9 17 £35,000 -30.00% 2
London -8 14 £37,500 -38.77% 1
Berkshire +4 11 £72,500 +107.14% 1
Reading - 9 £39,500 - 1
East of England -17 8 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands - 8 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 8 £37,500 -
Derby - 7 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridge -4 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Hampshire -6 6 £35,000 -30.00%
Southampton +4 5 £35,000 -30.00%
City of London - 5 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £75,000 -
Hertfordshire -11 1 £36,000 -22.16%
Suffolk - 1 - - 2
Ipswich - 1 - - 1

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 70 (61.40%) C
2 68 (59.65%) Linux
3 51 (44.74%) C++
4 48 (42.11%) DVB
5 33 (28.95%) Streaming Video
5 33 (28.95%) Software Engineering
6 30 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 29 (25.44%) Embedded C
8 28 (24.56%) Degree
9 27 (23.68%) Embedded Systems
10 26 (22.81%) DRM
11 24 (21.05%) Firmware
11 24 (21.05%) ADSL
11 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (20.18%) HTTP
13 22 (19.30%) Scrum
13 22 (19.30%) Broadcom
13 22 (19.30%) Embedded Linux
14 20 (17.54%) IPTV
15 19 (16.67%) Device Driver
16 18 (15.79%) JavaScript
16 18 (15.79%) Multithreading
17 17 (14.91%) Windows
18 16 (14.04%) STB
19 15 (13.16%) IGMP
19 15 (13.16%) RTSP
20 14 (12.28%) Multimedia
20 14 (12.28%) JTAG
21 12 (10.53%) Python
21 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Project
1 1 (0.88%) MS Office
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.88%) Quicktime
1 1 (0.88%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (42.11%) DVB
2 24 (21.05%) ADSL
3 23 (20.18%) HTTP
4 15 (13.16%) IGMP
4 15 (13.16%) RTSP
5 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.77%) RTP
7 9 (7.89%) Ethernet
8 8 (7.02%) Multicast
9 7 (6.14%) Wireless Security
9 7 (6.14%) Wireless
9 7 (6.14%) VoIP
9 7 (6.14%) WAN
10 6 (5.26%) DAB
11 1 (0.88%) Broadband
11 1 (0.88%) SDH
11 1 (0.88%) Intranet
11 1 (0.88%) Internet
11 1 (0.88%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) Informix
3 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) WinDbg
2 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.75%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 30 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.28%) Multimedia
3 10 (8.77%) Electronics
4 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.63%) Finance
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (23.68%) Software Engineer
1 27 (23.68%) Development Engineer
2 13 (11.40%) Developer
2 13 (11.40%) Design Engineer
3 10 (8.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (8.77%) Senior Design Engineer
4 7 (6.14%) Software Developer
4 7 (6.14%) Network Engineer
5 6 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) Hardware Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 4 (3.51%) Support Manager
7 4 (3.51%) Systems Manager
7 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.63%) Programmer
8 3 (2.63%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.63%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) HTML
1 10 (8.77%) .NET
2 8 (7.02%) OpenGL
2 8 (7.02%) HTML5
2 8 (7.02%) Direct3D
3 7 (6.14%) Flash
4 6 (5.26%) LAMP
4 6 (5.26%) jQuery
4 6 (5.26%) FFmpeg
5 3 (2.63%) Middleware
5 3 (2.63%) XML
6 2 (1.75%) XSD
6 2 (1.75%) XSLT
6 2 (1.75%) Web Services
6 2 (1.75%) WinForms
6 2 (1.75%) .NET Remoting
6 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.75%) WCF
6 2 (1.75%) WPF
6 2 (1.75%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.95%) Streaming Video
2 27 (23.68%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (21.05%) Firmware
4 20 (17.54%) IPTV
5 19 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 16 (14.04%) STB
7 12 (10.53%) DTV
8 10 (8.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (7.02%) Visualisation
9 8 (7.02%) 3D Graphics
9 8 (7.02%) VHDL
9 8 (7.02%) Digital Media
10 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
10 7 (6.14%) Video on Demand
11 4 (3.51%) Over-the-Top Content
12 3 (2.63%) SystemC
12 3 (2.63%) Physics
13 2 (1.75%) Streaming Media
13 2 (1.75%) Open Source
13 2 (1.75%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 68 (59.65%) Linux
2 22 (19.30%) Embedded Linux
3 17 (14.91%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) UNIX
5 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.75%) Android
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) Software Engineering
2 26 (22.81%) DRM
3 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (19.30%) Scrum
5 18 (15.79%) Multithreading
6 7 (6.14%) Coaching
7 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (3.51%) Validation
9 3 (2.63%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.63%) UML
10 2 (1.75%) OO
10 2 (1.75%) Project Management
10 2 (1.75%) Information Security
10 2 (1.75%) Code Coverage
10 2 (1.75%) Workflow
10 2 (1.75%) Software Testing
10 2 (1.75%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (61.40%) C
2 51 (44.74%) C++
3 29 (25.44%) Embedded C
4 18 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.53%) Python
6 10 (8.77%) Assembly Language
6 10 (8.77%) C#
7 6 (5.26%) PHP
8 3 (2.63%) Java
9 2 (1.75%) SQL
9 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.75%) XPath
10 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (24.56%) Degree
2 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.14%) CCNP
4 7 (6.14%) CCNA
4 7 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.51%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) JTAG
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Broadcom
2 10 (8.77%) EMC
3 7 (6.14%) Cisco
3 7 (6.14%) Tandberg
4 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.51%) Apple
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy
7 1 (0.88%) BT
7 1 (0.88%) Huawei
7 1 (0.88%) AccuRev
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