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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 845 862 809
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -53
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 35 27 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.026% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.088% 0.066% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 69
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £37,500 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%

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
39712 40951 42585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.40% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32110 31941 35519
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

MPEG Salary Histogram in the UK

MPEG
Top 17 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 26 January 2015. 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 +5 32 £43,750 -2.77% 12
Bristol +12 18 £45,000 +19.20% 1
South West +8 18 £45,000 +19.20% 1
East Midlands +12 5 £47,500 +5.55%
East of England -11 4 £42,500 +6.25% 7
South East -29 4 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Leicestershire - 3 £47,500 -
Derbyshire +20 2 £21,500 -52.22%
Berkshire 0 2 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Hampshire - 2 £46,250 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Newbury - 2 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge -5 1 £42,500 +6.25% 6
London -6 1 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Ipswich - 1 £42,500 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £42,500 - 1

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 64 (80.00%) C++
1 64 (80.00%) Linux
2 59 (73.75%) C
3 42 (52.50%) Software Engineering
4 39 (48.75%) Multithreading
5 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (40.00%) DVB
7 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 30 (37.50%) Scrum
8 29 (36.25%) OO
9 27 (33.75%) HTML
10 24 (30.00%) Telecoms
11 23 (28.75%) Embedded Systems
12 22 (27.50%) Windows
13 21 (26.25%) Python
14 19 (23.75%) OOD
15 17 (21.25%) HTML5
16 16 (20.00%) C#
16 16 (20.00%) .NET
16 16 (20.00%) Multimedia
17 15 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 14 (17.50%) Bash Shell
18 14 (17.50%) STL
19 13 (16.25%) Web Services
19 13 (16.25%) XML
19 13 (16.25%) XSD
19 13 (16.25%) XSLT
19 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
19 13 (16.25%) SQL
19 13 (16.25%) T-SQL

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (40.00%) DVB
2 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.00%) DLNA
3 10 (12.50%) ADSL
4 4 (5.00%) RTP
5 3 (3.75%) Wireless
5 3 (3.75%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.75%) HTTP
5 3 (3.75%) Multicast
6 2 (2.50%) RTSP
7 1 (1.25%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.25%) Internet
7 1 (1.25%) VoIP
7 1 (1.25%) WAN
7 1 (1.25%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) Informix
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MSBuild
1 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.75%) WinDbg
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Software Engineer
2 27 (33.75%) Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 11 (13.75%) C++ Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Development Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Graduate
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior C++ Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Embedded Software Developer
10 3 (3.75%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.75%) HTML
2 17 (21.25%) HTML5
3 16 (20.00%) .NET
4 15 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 14 (17.50%) STL
6 13 (16.25%) Web Services
6 13 (16.25%) XML
6 13 (16.25%) XSD
6 13 (16.25%) XSLT
6 13 (16.25%) WinForms
6 13 (16.25%) WCF
6 13 (16.25%) WPF
6 13 (16.25%) WF
6 13 (16.25%) Silverlight
6 13 (16.25%) RESTful
6 13 (16.25%) .NET Remoting
6 13 (16.25%) REST
7 12 (15.00%) CSS
8 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (8.75%) Streaming Video
3 6 (7.50%) Device Driver
4 5 (6.25%) STB
4 5 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.00%) DTV
5 4 (5.00%) IPTV
6 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.75%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (3.75%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.75%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.75%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.50%) CUDA
8 1 (1.25%) SystemC
8 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 64 (80.00%) Linux
2 22 (27.50%) Windows
3 12 (15.00%) Android
4 7 (8.75%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) Software Engineering
2 39 (48.75%) Multithreading
3 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (37.50%) Scrum
5 29 (36.25%) OO
6 19 (23.75%) OOD
7 13 (16.25%) Code Coverage
7 13 (16.25%) Workflow
7 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.25%) Performance Analysis
8 12 (15.00%) Software Architecture
8 12 (15.00%) Android Development
8 12 (15.00%) Kanban
8 12 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (13.75%) DRM
9 11 (13.75%) Parallel Processing
9 11 (13.75%) Image Processing
9 11 (13.75%) Video Processing
10 10 (12.50%) UML
10 10 (12.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (80.00%) C++
2 59 (73.75%) C
3 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 21 (26.25%) Python
5 16 (20.00%) C#
6 14 (17.50%) Bash Shell
7 13 (16.25%) XPath
7 13 (16.25%) Shell Script
7 13 (16.25%) SQL
7 13 (16.25%) T-SQL
8 12 (15.00%) Perl
9 6 (7.50%) Embedded C
9 6 (7.50%) Java
10 3 (3.75%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.50%) PHP
11 2 (2.50%) Ruby
11 2 (2.50%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) CCNP
2 1 (1.25%) CCNA
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) AccuRev
2 10 (12.50%) Broadcom
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.50%) Xilinx
5 3 (3.75%) Tandberg
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle
6 2 (2.50%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.25%) Remedy
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, PAYE, bonus, life insurance
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, life insurance
Posted: 20 days ago