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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 873 850 840
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 38 44 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.040% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.088% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 44
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
43246 43560 44842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.24% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34888 34798 37538
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -50 37 £41,250 -13.15% 11
Bristol - 11 £45,000 - 5
South West - 11 £45,000 - 5
South East -4 10 £37,500 -21.05% 1
London -3 6 £40,000 -33.33% 1
East of England -19 6 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Suffolk - 5 £36,250 -
East Midlands +14 4 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £35,000 -
Southampton - 3 £35,000 -
Derbyshire +9 2 £22,000 -53.68%
Leicestershire - 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire +9 1 £47,500 - 1
Reading +7 1 £47,500 -
Cambridge -6 1 £28,000 -41.05% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 1 £28,000 -30.00% 4
City of London - 1 £42,500 -

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 66 (77.65%) Linux
2 62 (72.94%) C
2 62 (72.94%) C++
3 42 (49.41%) DVB
4 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 31 (36.47%) Telecoms
7 28 (32.94%) Embedded Systems
8 26 (30.59%) Scrum
8 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
9 21 (24.71%) DRM
9 21 (24.71%) Python
9 21 (24.71%) Multithreading
10 20 (23.53%) ADSL
10 20 (23.53%) HTML
11 19 (22.35%) Windows
11 19 (22.35%) Broadcom
12 15 (17.65%) OO
12 15 (17.65%) C#
12 15 (17.65%) .NET
12 15 (17.65%) Multimedia
13 14 (16.47%) Embedded C
14 13 (15.29%) Streaming Video
15 12 (14.12%) HTML5
16 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
16 11 (12.94%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
17 10 (11.76%) Degree
17 10 (11.76%) Device Driver
17 10 (11.76%) Algorithms

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (49.41%) DVB
2 20 (23.53%) ADSL
3 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.59%) DLNA
5 7 (8.24%) Multicast
5 7 (8.24%) RTP
6 6 (7.06%) Wireless
6 6 (7.06%) HTTP
7 5 (5.88%) Wireless Security
7 5 (5.88%) VoIP
7 5 (5.88%) WAN
8 3 (3.53%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.18%) IGMP
9 1 (1.18%) RTSP
9 1 (1.18%) Intranet
9 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Informix
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) WinDbg
1 8 (9.41%) MSBuild
1 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (36.47%) Telecoms
2 15 (17.65%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.71%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Finance
4 1 (1.18%) Law
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Software Engineer
2 22 (25.88%) Development Engineer
3 19 (22.35%) Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) C++ Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Systems Support
9 3 (3.53%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Systems Support Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (2.35%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) HTML
2 15 (17.65%) .NET
3 12 (14.12%) HTML5
4 9 (10.59%) CSS
5 8 (9.41%) Web Services
5 8 (9.41%) XML
5 8 (9.41%) XSD
5 8 (9.41%) XSLT
5 8 (9.41%) WinForms
5 8 (9.41%) WCF
5 8 (9.41%) WPF
5 8 (9.41%) WF
5 8 (9.41%) Silverlight
5 8 (9.41%) REST
5 8 (9.41%) .NET Remoting
5 8 (9.41%) RESTful
5 8 (9.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework
6 7 (8.24%) Direct3D
6 7 (8.24%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.94%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (15.29%) Streaming Video
3 10 (11.76%) Device Driver
3 10 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 9 (10.59%) STB
5 7 (8.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (8.24%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (8.24%) IPTV
5 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
5 7 (8.24%) Video on Demand
6 6 (7.06%) Digital Media
7 5 (5.88%) DTV
7 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.35%) Streaming Media
8 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.18%) SystemC
9 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 66 (77.65%) Linux
2 19 (22.35%) Windows
3 11 (12.94%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (10.59%) Android
5 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.35%) UNIX
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (30.59%) Scrum
4 21 (24.71%) DRM
4 21 (24.71%) Multithreading
5 15 (17.65%) OO
6 9 (10.59%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (10.59%) Kanban
6 9 (10.59%) Android Development
7 8 (9.41%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (9.41%) Signal Processing
7 8 (9.41%) Software Architecture
7 8 (9.41%) Code Coverage
7 8 (9.41%) Workflow
7 8 (9.41%) Refactoring
7 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.88%) OOD
8 5 (5.88%) UML
9 2 (2.35%) Project Management
9 2 (2.35%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.94%) C
1 62 (72.94%) C++
2 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
3 21 (24.71%) Python
4 15 (17.65%) C#
5 14 (16.47%) Embedded C
6 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.59%) Perl
8 8 (9.41%) SQL
8 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
8 8 (9.41%) XPath
8 8 (9.41%) Assembly Language
8 8 (9.41%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.53%) PHP
9 3 (3.53%) Java
10 2 (2.35%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) CCNP
2 5 (5.88%) CCNA
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Broadcom
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.06%) Xilinx
3 6 (7.06%) Tandberg
3 6 (7.06%) AccuRev
4 5 (5.88%) Cisco
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) Apple
7 1 (1.18%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.18%) Remedy
7 1 (1.18%) BT
7 1 (1.18%) Ericsson
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