Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPEG over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1119 1121 1238
Rank change year-on-year +2 +117 -30
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 28 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.041% 0.037% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 21
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £33,100 £34,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £63,650 £57,500
UK median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% +1.25%

MPEG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69,065 68,076 82,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.25% 41.00% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 54,141 56,219 67,278
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MPEG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MPEG in England

MPEG
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPEG in England.

Salary trend for MPEG in England

MPEG
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPEG in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MPEG in England

MPEG
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 14 £53,750 +19.44% 3
South East +15 8 £37,500 -39.52%
East of England - 5 £80,000 - 3
South West +4 1 £26,500 -37.65% 1
MPEG
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing MPEG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (60.71%) STB
2 16 (57.14%) C++
2 16 (57.14%) Python
2 16 (57.14%) DVB
3 15 (53.57%) C
3 15 (53.57%) Linux
4 14 (50.00%) Electronics
4 14 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (50.00%) HEVC
5 9 (32.14%) JIRA
5 9 (32.14%) IPTV
5 9 (32.14%) Multimedia
5 9 (32.14%) Open Source
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 8 (28.57%) CA
6 8 (28.57%) BT
6 8 (28.57%) Validation
6 8 (28.57%) BBC
6 8 (28.57%) DRM
6 8 (28.57%) Digital TV
6 8 (28.57%) Apple
6 8 (28.57%) OpenGL
6 8 (28.57%) Video on Demand
6 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 8 (28.57%) Qt
6 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 8 (28.57%) D-Bus

MPEG
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) DVB
2 6 (21.43%) IPv4
2 6 (21.43%) IPv6
2 6 (21.43%) UPnP
3 4 (14.29%) HbbTV
4 2 (7.14%) HTTP
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) 3G
5 1 (3.57%) 4G
5 1 (3.57%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) JIRA
2 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 14 (50.00%) Electronics
2 9 (32.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Integration Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Software Integration Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Principal Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Research Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Author
5 1 (3.57%) Graduate Python Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) HEVC
2 8 (28.57%) D-Bus
2 8 (28.57%) GStreamer
2 8 (28.57%) OpenGL
2 8 (28.57%) Qt
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (14.29%) Middleware
5 4 (14.29%) RESTful
5 4 (14.29%) Wayland
5 4 (14.29%) XMPP
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) .NET
7 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) LAMP
7 1 (3.57%) Node.js
7 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) STB
2 9 (32.14%) IPTV
3 8 (28.57%) BBC
3 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (28.57%) Digital TV
3 8 (28.57%) Media Streaming
3 8 (28.57%) Video on Demand
4 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (10.71%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Open Source
3 8 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 8 (28.57%) DRM
3 8 (28.57%) Memory Management
3 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 8 (28.57%) Validation
4 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Low Latency
7 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C++
1 16 (57.14%) Python
2 15 (53.57%) C
3 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded C
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (10.71%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (17.86%) PhD
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) OIPF
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) systemd
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Apple
2 8 (28.57%) Arqiva
2 8 (28.57%) BT
2 8 (28.57%) CA
3 5 (17.86%) Broadcom
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) Progress