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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 842 864 842
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 30 60 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.051% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.13% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 34
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,250 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -

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
42288 47141 42305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.44% 39.82% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33392 37449 34396
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

MPEG Salary Histogram in the UK

MPEG
Top 14 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 6 May 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 -8 29 £45,000 +1.12% 5
East of England +4 16 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Suffolk +14 12 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Ipswich +7 12 £47,500 +18.75% 1
South West -1 7 £32,500 -27.77%
Bristol - 7 £32,500 -
South East +12 4 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Staines - 3 £60,000 - 2
Surrey - 3 £60,000 - 2
London +16 2 £30,000 -33.33%
Peterborough - 1 £40,000 - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 39 (62.90%) C++
2 38 (61.29%) Linux
3 37 (59.68%) HTML
3 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
4 35 (56.45%) C
5 32 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (51.61%) Multithreading
6 29 (46.77%) Software Engineering
7 24 (38.71%) OO
7 24 (38.71%) OOD
8 23 (37.10%) HTML5
9 18 (29.03%) Scrum
10 16 (25.81%) HTTP
11 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
11 14 (22.58%) TDD
12 13 (20.97%) Parallel Processing
12 13 (20.97%) Image Processing
12 13 (20.97%) Video Processing
13 12 (19.35%) LAMP
13 12 (19.35%) Python
13 12 (19.35%) CSS
13 12 (19.35%) Windows
13 12 (19.35%) PHP
13 12 (19.35%) XML
14 11 (17.74%) STL
14 11 (17.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 10 (16.13%) FFmpeg
15 10 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
15 10 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) HTTP
2 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.52%) DLNA
4 4 (6.45%) DVB
5 3 (4.84%) Wireless
6 2 (3.23%) Internet
7 1 (1.61%) VoIP
7 1 (1.61%) WAN
7 1 (1.61%) IGMP
7 1 (1.61%) RTSP
7 1 (1.61%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.61%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) AccuRev
1 9 (14.52%) MSBuild
1 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.52%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Developer
2 27 (43.55%) Software Engineer
3 23 (37.10%) Software Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Lead Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Lead Software Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.90%) C++ Developer
6 7 (11.29%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (11.29%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Broadcast Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Graduate C# Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Graduate Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Graduate
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) HTML
2 23 (37.10%) HTML5
3 12 (19.35%) CSS
3 12 (19.35%) XML
3 12 (19.35%) LAMP
4 11 (17.74%) STL
4 11 (17.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (16.13%) FFmpeg
6 9 (14.52%) REST
6 9 (14.52%) RESTful
6 9 (14.52%) .NET Remoting
6 9 (14.52%) Web Services
6 9 (14.52%) .NET
6 9 (14.52%) XSD
6 9 (14.52%) XSLT
6 9 (14.52%) WinForms
6 9 (14.52%) WCF
6 9 (14.52%) WPF
6 9 (14.52%) WF
6 9 (14.52%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (6.45%) Streaming Video
2 4 (6.45%) IPTV
3 3 (4.84%) DTV
3 3 (4.84%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (3.23%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.23%) CUDA
5 1 (1.61%) SystemC
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.61%) STB
5 1 (1.61%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 38 (61.29%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) Windows
3 9 (14.52%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (51.61%) Multithreading
2 29 (46.77%) Software Engineering
3 24 (38.71%) OO
3 24 (38.71%) OOD
4 18 (29.03%) Scrum
5 14 (22.58%) TDD
6 13 (20.97%) Image Processing
6 13 (20.97%) Video Processing
6 13 (20.97%) Parallel Processing
7 10 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (14.52%) Software Architecture
8 9 (14.52%) Android Development
8 9 (14.52%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (14.52%) Kanban
8 9 (14.52%) Workflow
8 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.52%) UML
8 9 (14.52%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (14.52%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) C++
2 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
3 35 (56.45%) C
4 12 (19.35%) PHP
4 12 (19.35%) Python
5 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
5 9 (14.52%) XPath
5 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
5 9 (14.52%) Perl
5 9 (14.52%) SQL
5 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
5 9 (14.52%) C#
5 9 (14.52%) Java
6 1 (1.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) PhD
1 1 (1.61%) CCNP
1 1 (1.61%) CCNA
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) JTAG
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Tandberg
3 2 (3.23%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
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