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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 854 862 849
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 43 37 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.034% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 39
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%

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
42714 43070 44287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 39.50% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33917 34936 36924
Average salary £47,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.07% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -13 42 £37,500 -16.66% 13
South East +5 14 £37,500 -16.66%
London +14 11 £42,500 -29.16% 2
East of England -26 7 £36,250 -9.37% 9
Hampshire - 7 £35,000 -
South West - 6 £45,000 - 2
Bristol - 6 £45,000 - 2
Southampton - 6 £35,000 -
Derbyshire +6 4 £37,500 -21.05%
East Midlands +1 4 £37,500 -21.05%
Suffolk - 4 £35,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Cambridge -9 3 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Ipswich - 3 £35,000 - 2
Berkshire +18 2 £43,500 -3.33%
Derby -1 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Reading - 2 £43,500 -
City of London - 2 £43,750 - 1

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 65 (67.71%) Linux
2 63 (65.63%) C
2 63 (65.63%) C++
3 49 (51.04%) DVB
4 34 (35.42%) Telecoms
5 33 (34.38%) Software Engineering
6 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
8 26 (27.08%) DRM
9 25 (26.04%) ADSL
10 24 (25.00%) Broadcom
11 21 (21.88%) Scrum
12 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
13 19 (19.79%) Python
14 18 (18.75%) Windows
14 18 (18.75%) Degree
15 17 (17.71%) Embedded C
16 15 (15.63%) Firmware
16 15 (15.63%) Streaming Video
17 14 (14.58%) Multithreading
17 14 (14.58%) Algorithms
18 13 (13.54%) Multimedia
18 13 (13.54%) Embedded Linux
18 13 (13.54%) HTML
18 13 (13.54%) C#
18 13 (13.54%) .NET
19 12 (12.50%) Device Driver
20 10 (10.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 10 (10.42%) STB
20 10 (10.42%) OO

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (51.04%) DVB
2 25 (26.04%) ADSL
3 10 (10.42%) Multicast
4 8 (8.33%) Wireless
4 8 (8.33%) Wireless Security
4 8 (8.33%) VoIP
4 8 (8.33%) WAN
4 8 (8.33%) RTP
4 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.25%) DLNA
6 5 (5.21%) HTTP
7 3 (3.13%) DAB
7 3 (3.13%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.04%) Intranet
8 1 (1.04%) Internet
8 1 (1.04%) IGMP
8 1 (1.04%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) Informix
3 2 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) WinDbg
2 5 (5.21%) MSBuild
2 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (35.42%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.54%) Multimedia
3 5 (5.21%) Electronics
4 3 (3.13%) Finance
5 1 (1.04%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Development Engineer
2 25 (26.04%) Software Engineer
3 13 (13.54%) Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Design Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Hardware Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.17%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Systems Support
10 3 (3.13%) Systems Support Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Embedded Software Developer
11 2 (2.08%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) HTML
1 13 (13.54%) .NET
2 8 (8.33%) OpenGL
2 8 (8.33%) Direct3D
3 7 (7.29%) HTML5
4 6 (6.25%) CSS
5 5 (5.21%) Web Services
5 5 (5.21%) XML
5 5 (5.21%) XSD
5 5 (5.21%) XSLT
5 5 (5.21%) WinForms
5 5 (5.21%) .NET Remoting
5 5 (5.21%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.21%) WCF
5 5 (5.21%) WPF
5 5 (5.21%) WF
5 5 (5.21%) Silverlight
5 5 (5.21%) REST
5 5 (5.21%) RESTful
5 5 (5.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (15.63%) Streaming Video
3 14 (14.58%) Algorithms
4 12 (12.50%) Device Driver
5 10 (10.42%) STB
5 10 (10.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (10.42%) Video on Demand
6 8 (8.33%) IPTV
6 8 (8.33%) Visualisation
6 8 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
6 8 (8.33%) DTV
7 7 (7.29%) Digital Media
8 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
9 4 (4.17%) VHDL
10 3 (3.13%) SystemC
11 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (2.08%) Streaming Media
11 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 65 (67.71%) Linux
2 18 (18.75%) Windows
3 13 (13.54%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (6.25%) Android
5 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.08%) UNIX
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Software Engineering
2 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.08%) DRM
4 21 (21.88%) Scrum
5 14 (14.58%) Multithreading
6 10 (10.42%) OO
7 8 (8.33%) Signal Processing
8 6 (6.25%) Kanban
8 6 (6.25%) Android Development
8 6 (6.25%) Software Architecture
8 6 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (6.25%) Refactoring
9 5 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.21%) Code Coverage
9 5 (5.21%) Workflow
9 5 (5.21%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.13%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.08%) UML
11 2 (2.08%) Information Security
11 2 (2.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 63 (65.63%) C
1 63 (65.63%) C++
2 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.79%) Python
4 17 (17.71%) Embedded C
5 13 (13.54%) C#
6 10 (10.42%) Assembly Language
7 8 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.25%) Perl
9 5 (5.21%) SQL
9 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.21%) XPath
9 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.08%) Ruby
10 2 (2.08%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.08%) PHP
11 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
2 8 (8.33%) CCNP
2 8 (8.33%) CCNA
2 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) Broadcom
2 8 (8.33%) Cisco
2 8 (8.33%) Tandberg
3 6 (6.25%) Xilinx
4 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.21%) EMC
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle
5 3 (3.13%) AccuRev
6 2 (2.08%) Apple
7 1 (1.04%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.04%) Remedy
7 1 (1.04%) BT
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