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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 864 871 818
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -53
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 35 34 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.031% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.084% 0.080% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 49
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
41720 42738 44304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.21% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33727 33587 37130
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -5 33 £42,500 -10.52% 8
Bristol - 13 £45,000 - 2
South West - 13 £45,000 - 2
South East -2 8 £38,750 -18.42% 1
East of England -24 6 £35,000 -12.50% 4
East Midlands +20 5 £47,500 -
Berkshire +15 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Ipswich - 3 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £35,000 -
Derbyshire +17 2 £22,000 -53.68%
Cambridge -6 2 £35,250 -23.78% 3
Cambridgeshire -10 2 £35,250 -11.87% 4
Newbury - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £46,250 -
Reading -6 1 £47,500 -
London -18 1 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 63 (75.90%) Linux
2 62 (74.70%) C++
3 58 (69.88%) C
4 37 (44.58%) DVB
4 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (44.58%) Software Engineering
5 30 (36.14%) Multithreading
6 28 (33.73%) Telecoms
6 28 (33.73%) Scrum
6 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
7 24 (28.92%) HTML
7 24 (28.92%) Embedded Systems
8 23 (27.71%) Python
9 22 (26.51%) OO
10 20 (24.10%) Windows
11 15 (18.07%) HTML5
11 15 (18.07%) DRM
12 14 (16.87%) .NET
12 14 (16.87%) ADSL
12 14 (16.87%) C#
12 14 (16.87%) Multimedia
12 14 (16.87%) Broadcom
13 13 (15.66%) Bash Shell
13 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
14 12 (14.46%) OOD
14 12 (14.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 11 (13.25%) Android
15 11 (13.25%) Software Architecture
15 11 (13.25%) DLNA
15 11 (13.25%) Android Development

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (1.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (44.58%) DVB
2 14 (16.87%) ADSL
3 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.25%) DLNA
5 7 (8.43%) HTTP
6 6 (7.23%) Wireless
6 6 (7.23%) Multicast
7 5 (6.02%) RTP
8 4 (4.82%) VoIP
8 4 (4.82%) WAN
8 4 (4.82%) Wireless Security
9 3 (3.61%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.41%) IGMP
10 2 (2.41%) RTSP
11 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Informix
2 3 (3.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MSBuild
1 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.02%) WinDbg
4 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (33.73%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.87%) Multimedia
3 5 (6.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Software Engineer
2 24 (28.92%) Developer
3 16 (19.28%) Development Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.84%) C++ Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Systems Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior C++ Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) HTML
2 15 (18.07%) HTML5
3 14 (16.87%) .NET
4 12 (14.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (13.25%) CSS
5 11 (13.25%) STL
6 10 (12.05%) Web Services
6 10 (12.05%) XML
6 10 (12.05%) XSD
6 10 (12.05%) XSLT
6 10 (12.05%) WinForms
6 10 (12.05%) .NET Remoting
6 10 (12.05%) WCF
6 10 (12.05%) WPF
6 10 (12.05%) WF
6 10 (12.05%) Silverlight
6 10 (12.05%) REST
6 10 (12.05%) RESTful
7 9 (10.84%) .NET Framework
8 7 (8.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (10.84%) Streaming Video
3 8 (9.64%) Device Driver
3 8 (9.64%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.43%) STB
5 6 (7.23%) Video on Demand
6 5 (6.02%) DTV
6 5 (6.02%) IPTV
6 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.82%) Visualisation
7 4 (4.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (4.82%) Digital Media
7 4 (4.82%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (2.41%) CUDA
8 2 (2.41%) Streaming Media
8 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.20%) Open Source
9 1 (1.20%) SystemC
9 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 63 (75.90%) Linux
2 20 (24.10%) Windows
3 11 (13.25%) Android
4 9 (10.84%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) UNIX
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (44.58%) Software Engineering
2 30 (36.14%) Multithreading
3 28 (33.73%) Scrum
4 22 (26.51%) OO
5 15 (18.07%) DRM
6 12 (14.46%) OOD
7 11 (13.25%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (13.25%) Kanban
7 11 (13.25%) Software Architecture
7 11 (13.25%) Android Development
8 10 (12.05%) Performance Analysis
8 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.05%) Workflow
8 10 (12.05%) Code Coverage
9 9 (10.84%) Refactoring
10 8 (9.64%) Signal Processing
11 7 (8.43%) UML
12 5 (6.02%) Parallel Processing
12 5 (6.02%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 62 (74.70%) C++
2 58 (69.88%) C
3 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
4 23 (27.71%) Python
5 14 (16.87%) C#
6 13 (15.66%) Bash Shell
7 11 (13.25%) Perl
8 10 (12.05%) SQL
8 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
8 10 (12.05%) XPath
8 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
9 9 (10.84%) Embedded C
10 5 (6.02%) Assembly Language
11 4 (4.82%) Java
12 3 (3.61%) PHP
13 2 (2.41%) ActionScript
13 2 (2.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) CCNP
2 4 (4.82%) CCNA
2 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Broadcom
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.64%) AccuRev
4 6 (7.23%) Xilinx
4 6 (7.23%) Tandberg
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle
7 2 (2.41%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.41%) Apple
8 1 (1.20%) Remedy
8 1 (1.20%) BT
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