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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 854 835 868
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +33
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 50 36 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.033% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.10% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 26
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,750 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £44,375 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.98% +18.33%

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
36326 35889 38985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 33.02% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28494 28990 32925
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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 22 August 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 August 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 -1 50 £39,500 -12.22% 7
South East -13 15 £39,500 -21.00% 4
London -10 13 £37,500 -40.00% 1
Berkshire +4 12 £72,500 +107.14% 2
East of England +11 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands - 11 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 10 £37,500 -
Reading - 10 £39,500 - 2
Derby - 9 £37,500 -
Cambridge +6 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
City of London -2 5 £37,500 -42.30%
Hampshire -10 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Southampton +1 2 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Hertfordshire -5 2 £36,000 -22.16%
Bracknell - 2 £75,000 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 73 (62.39%) C
2 71 (60.68%) Linux
3 52 (44.44%) C++
4 47 (40.17%) DVB
5 37 (31.62%) Software Engineering
6 36 (30.77%) Streaming Video
7 30 (25.64%) Embedded C
8 29 (24.79%) Telecoms
9 28 (23.93%) Degree
10 27 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
11 26 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
11 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (22.22%) HTTP
12 25 (21.37%) DRM
13 24 (20.51%) Scrum
13 24 (20.51%) Firmware
14 23 (19.66%) ADSL
14 23 (19.66%) Multithreading
15 21 (17.95%) Broadcom
16 20 (17.09%) Device Driver
16 20 (17.09%) STB
17 19 (16.24%) IPTV
18 18 (15.38%) RTSP
18 18 (15.38%) IGMP
18 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
19 16 (13.68%) Windows
19 16 (13.68%) JTAG
20 14 (11.97%) TCP/IP
20 14 (11.97%) Multimedia
21 13 (11.11%) Electronics

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Project
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
1 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.85%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (40.17%) DVB
2 26 (22.22%) HTTP
3 23 (19.66%) ADSL
4 18 (15.38%) RTSP
4 18 (15.38%) IGMP
5 14 (11.97%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.55%) RTP
7 9 (7.69%) Ethernet
8 8 (6.84%) Multicast
9 7 (5.98%) Wireless Security
9 7 (5.98%) Wireless
9 7 (5.98%) VoIP
9 7 (5.98%) WAN
10 6 (5.13%) DAB
11 1 (0.85%) Network Security
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 7 (5.98%) MySQL
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.85%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) WinDbg
2 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.71%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 29 (24.79%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.97%) Multimedia
3 13 (11.11%) Electronics
4 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.56%) Finance
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (26.50%) Software Engineer
2 25 (21.37%) Development Engineer
3 14 (11.97%) Developer
4 13 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 10 (8.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (8.55%) Senior Design Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.98%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Hardware Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Electronics Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Support Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Systems Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Embedded C Developer
9 4 (3.42%) C Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Software Programmer
10 3 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.55%) .NET
1 10 (8.55%) HTML
2 8 (6.84%) Flash
2 8 (6.84%) OpenGL
2 8 (6.84%) Direct3D
2 8 (6.84%) HTML5
3 6 (5.13%) Middleware
3 6 (5.13%) LAMP
3 6 (5.13%) jQuery
3 6 (5.13%) FFmpeg
4 5 (4.27%) GStreamer
5 3 (2.56%) XML
6 2 (1.71%) XSD
6 2 (1.71%) XSLT
6 2 (1.71%) Web Services
6 2 (1.71%) WinForms
6 2 (1.71%) .NET Remoting
6 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.71%) WCF
6 2 (1.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.77%) Streaming Video
2 26 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (20.51%) Firmware
4 20 (17.09%) Device Driver
4 20 (17.09%) STB
5 19 (16.24%) IPTV
6 12 (10.26%) DTV
7 11 (9.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (6.84%) VHDL
8 8 (6.84%) 3D Graphics
8 8 (6.84%) Digital Media
8 8 (6.84%) Visualisation
9 7 (5.98%) Video on Demand
9 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
10 5 (4.27%) Open Source
11 3 (2.56%) SystemC
11 3 (2.56%) Physics
12 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.71%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (60.68%) Linux
2 27 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
3 16 (13.68%) Windows
4 3 (2.56%) UNIX
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.71%) Android
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.62%) Software Engineering
2 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.37%) DRM
4 24 (20.51%) Scrum
5 23 (19.66%) Multithreading
6 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.27%) Software Testing
7 5 (4.27%) Validation
7 5 (4.27%) OO
8 4 (3.42%) OOP
8 4 (3.42%) OOD
8 4 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.56%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.56%) UML
10 2 (1.71%) Code Coverage
10 2 (1.71%) Project Management
10 2 (1.71%) Workflow
10 2 (1.71%) Information Security
10 2 (1.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (62.39%) C
2 52 (44.44%) C++
3 30 (25.64%) Embedded C
4 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.40%) Python
6 10 (8.55%) Assembly Language
6 10 (8.55%) C#
7 6 (5.13%) PHP
8 3 (2.56%) Java
9 2 (1.71%) SQL
9 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.71%) XPath
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (23.93%) Degree
2 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.55%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.98%) CCNP
4 7 (5.98%) CCNA
5 4 (3.42%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) JTAG
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Broadcom
2 11 (9.40%) EMC
3 7 (5.98%) Tandberg
3 7 (5.98%) Cisco
4 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.42%) Apple
6 1 (0.85%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.85%) Huawei
6 1 (0.85%) BT
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.85%) Remedy
South East
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus,Pension,BUPA
Posted: 4 days ago