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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 846 866 801
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -65
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 35 26 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.025% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.087% 0.062% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 69
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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
40306 41793 41082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.67% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32252 32348 33679
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 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 -1 31 £42,500 +4.93% 10
Bristol +7 17 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West -2 17 £45,000 +19.20% 1
East of England -6 7 £42,500 +3.03% 6
South East -11 5 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £42,500 +3.03% 5
Berkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Suffolk -2 2 £43,750 - 1
Ipswich -3 2 £43,750 - 1
Newbury - 2 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £34,250 -
Cambridge -9 1 £42,500 +3.03% 5
Derbyshire - 1 £21,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £60,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Surrey - 1 £60,000 - 2

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (77.78%) C++
2 55 (76.39%) Linux
3 48 (66.67%) C
4 40 (55.56%) Multithreading
5 37 (51.39%) Software Engineering
6 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (44.44%) HTML
6 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 30 (41.67%) OO
8 26 (36.11%) Scrum
9 21 (29.17%) DVB
9 21 (29.17%) OOD
10 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
11 18 (25.00%) HTML5
12 17 (23.61%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (23.61%) Python
13 16 (22.22%) Windows
14 14 (19.44%) STL
14 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
14 14 (19.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 13 (18.06%) Image Processing
15 13 (18.06%) Video Processing
15 13 (18.06%) Parallel Processing
15 13 (18.06%) CSS
15 13 (18.06%) XML
15 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
16 12 (16.67%) Code Coverage
16 12 (16.67%) Shell Script
16 12 (16.67%) XSD
16 12 (16.67%) XSLT

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (1.39%) Apache
1 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) DVB
2 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
3 12 (16.67%) DLNA
4 6 (8.33%) HTTP
5 4 (5.56%) ADSL
6 3 (4.17%) Multicast
6 3 (4.17%) Wireless
7 2 (2.78%) RTSP
7 2 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (1.39%) RTP
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
8 1 (1.39%) WAN
8 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.39%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.39%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MSBuild
1 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.28%) AccuRev
3 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 5 (6.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Software Engineer
1 29 (40.28%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 11 (15.28%) C++ Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.72%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Development Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (4.17%) C Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Graduate Software Developer
9 3 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (44.44%) HTML
2 18 (25.00%) HTML5
3 14 (19.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (19.44%) STL
4 13 (18.06%) XML
4 13 (18.06%) CSS
5 12 (16.67%) .NET Remoting
5 12 (16.67%) WinForms
5 12 (16.67%) XSD
5 12 (16.67%) XSLT
5 12 (16.67%) Web Services
5 12 (16.67%) .NET
5 12 (16.67%) RESTful
5 12 (16.67%) WCF
5 12 (16.67%) WPF
5 12 (16.67%) WF
5 12 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 12 (16.67%) REST
6 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 7 (9.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.56%) DTV
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Video on Demand
3 3 (4.17%) IPTV
4 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.78%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.78%) CUDA
4 2 (2.78%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.78%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.78%) STB
5 1 (1.39%) SystemC
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.39%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 55 (76.39%) Linux
2 16 (22.22%) Windows
3 12 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 37 (51.39%) Software Engineering
3 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (41.67%) OO
5 26 (36.11%) Scrum
6 21 (29.17%) OOD
7 13 (18.06%) Image Processing
7 13 (18.06%) Video Processing
7 13 (18.06%) Parallel Processing
8 12 (16.67%) Kanban
8 12 (16.67%) Workflow
8 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.67%) Android Development
8 12 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
8 12 (16.67%) Software Architecture
8 12 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (16.67%) Code Coverage
9 10 (13.89%) UML
9 10 (13.89%) Refactoring
10 8 (11.11%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 56 (77.78%) C++
2 48 (66.67%) C
3 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.61%) Python
5 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
6 12 (16.67%) XPath
6 12 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 12 (16.67%) Perl
6 12 (16.67%) C#
6 12 (16.67%) SQL
6 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.72%) Java
8 4 (5.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 2 (2.78%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) VCP4
3 1 (1.39%) PhD
3 1 (1.39%) CCNP
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Xilinx
3 4 (5.56%) Broadcom
4 3 (4.17%) Tandberg
5 2 (2.78%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
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