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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 863 860 839
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 30 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.067% 0.11% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 22
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £44,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,700 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £52,750 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-5.06% -9.71%

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
44813 44603 43190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.87% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35889 34686 34870
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 29 £37,500 -2.59% 12
East of England +1 11 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Cambridgeshire +16 10 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North West - 8 £30,000 -
Peterborough - 8 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 8 £30,000 -
Bristol - 4 £32,500 -
South West - 4 £32,500 -
City of London +22 2 £37,500 -
Hampshire +3 2 - -
South East +1 2 - -
London +1 2 £37,500 - 6
Cambridge +9 1 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Suffolk 0 1 £47,500 - 1
Ipswich -9 1 £47,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) HTML
2 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 25 (43.86%) Linux
3 25 (43.86%) C
4 24 (42.11%) Software Engineering
5 22 (38.60%) C++
6 19 (33.33%) HTTP
7 18 (31.58%) Android
8 17 (29.82%) VoIP
9 16 (28.07%) DVB
9 16 (28.07%) HTML5
10 15 (26.32%) TDD
11 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
11 14 (24.56%) PHP
11 14 (24.56%) LAMP
12 13 (22.81%) Scrum
12 13 (22.81%) FFmpeg
12 13 (22.81%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (22.81%) Multithreading
12 13 (22.81%) Video on Demand
13 12 (21.05%) Java
13 12 (21.05%) CSS
14 11 (19.30%) Finance
14 11 (19.30%) Middleware
15 10 (17.54%) DRM
15 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
15 10 (17.54%) Perl
15 10 (17.54%) OOA/OOD
15 10 (17.54%) OO

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) JBoss
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) HTTP
2 17 (29.82%) VoIP
3 16 (28.07%) DVB
4 10 (17.54%) DLNA
4 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
5 9 (15.79%) Multicast
5 9 (15.79%) Telepresence
5 9 (15.79%) WAN
5 9 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (15.79%) Wireless
5 9 (15.79%) Wireless Security
6 8 (14.04%) NFC
6 8 (14.04%) WLAN
6 8 (14.04%) Bluetooth
6 8 (14.04%) GPRS
6 8 (14.04%) GSM
6 8 (14.04%) UMTS
7 3 (5.26%) IGMP
7 3 (5.26%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.75%) Selenium
1 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
2 11 (19.30%) Finance
3 8 (14.04%) Automotive
3 8 (14.04%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 15 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 13 (22.81%) Lead Developer
4 13 (22.81%) Lead Software Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Network Engineer
6 8 (14.04%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) C++ Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Graduate
9 3 (5.26%) Broadcast Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Systems Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Systems Support
10 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (1.75%) Java Software Engineer
11 1 (1.75%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) HTML5
3 14 (24.56%) LAMP
4 13 (22.81%) FFmpeg
5 12 (21.05%) CSS
6 11 (19.30%) Middleware
7 10 (17.54%) Flash
8 8 (14.04%) J2ME
8 8 (14.04%) SVG
8 8 (14.04%) OpenGL
8 8 (14.04%) UIQ
8 8 (14.04%) Series 60
8 8 (14.04%) BREW
8 8 (14.04%) Qt
8 8 (14.04%) OpenAL
8 8 (14.04%) OpenCL
9 3 (5.26%) jQuery
9 3 (5.26%) Spring
9 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Video on Demand
2 10 (17.54%) Device Driver
3 8 (14.04%) iPhone
4 6 (10.53%) IPTV
4 6 (10.53%) DTV
5 5 (8.77%) Streaming Video
5 5 (8.77%) STB
6 4 (7.02%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (3.51%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (3.51%) iDTV
7 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.75%) MHEG
8 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Linux
2 18 (31.58%) Android
3 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.04%) Windows 8
3 8 (14.04%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (14.04%) Nucleus RTOS
3 8 (14.04%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 15 (26.32%) TDD
4 13 (22.81%) Multithreading
4 13 (22.81%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (22.81%) Scrum
5 10 (17.54%) Android Development
5 10 (17.54%) Kanban
5 10 (17.54%) Software Architecture
5 10 (17.54%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (17.54%) OO
5 10 (17.54%) DRM
6 9 (15.79%) Refactoring
7 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.04%) OOP
7 8 (14.04%) Mobile Commerce
7 8 (14.04%) OOD
7 8 (14.04%) Speech Recognition
8 3 (5.26%) Coaching
9 2 (3.51%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 25 (43.86%) C
3 22 (38.60%) C++
4 14 (24.56%) PHP
5 12 (21.05%) Java
6 10 (17.54%) Perl
6 10 (17.54%) Python
6 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) CCNP
1 9 (15.79%) CCNA
1 9 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Cisco
1 9 (15.79%) Tandberg
2 8 (14.04%) Symbian
3 3 (5.26%) CA
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