Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPEG over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1165 1148 1281
Rank change year-on-year -17 +133 -46
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 29 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% 0.042% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 25
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £30,950
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +29.33% -7.41% +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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72,656 70,988 89,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.70% 40.65% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 57,054 58,029 71,630
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MPEG in the UK

MPEG
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MPEG in the UK

MPEG
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPEG over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for MPEG in the UK

MPEG
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 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
England -11 29 £50,000 +17.65% 9
London +9 15 £50,000 +11.11% 5
UK excluding London +4 14 £48,500 +29.33% 4
South East +7 9 £37,500 -39.52%
East of England - 5 £80,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 with a requirement for MPEG.

1 17 (58.62%) C
1 17 (58.62%) C++
1 17 (58.62%) STB
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) DVB
3 15 (51.72%) Python
4 14 (48.28%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (48.28%) HEVC
5 13 (44.83%) Electronics
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) IPTV
6 9 (31.03%) JIRA
6 9 (31.03%) Multimedia
6 9 (31.03%) Open Source
7 8 (27.59%) Video on Demand
7 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
7 8 (27.59%) D-Bus
7 8 (27.59%) GStreamer
7 8 (27.59%) Memory Management
7 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
7 8 (27.59%) Qt
7 8 (27.59%) Subversion
7 8 (27.59%) Cryptography
7 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
7 8 (27.59%) Media Streaming
7 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
7 8 (27.59%) Degree
7 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
7 8 (27.59%) CA

MPEG
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) DVB
2 6 (20.69%) IPv4
2 6 (20.69%) IPv6
2 6 (20.69%) UPnP
3 4 (13.79%) HbbTV
4 2 (6.90%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) 3G
5 1 (3.45%) 4G
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) MPLS
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) JIRA
2 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) Subversion
General
1 13 (44.83%) Electronics
2 9 (31.03%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Software Integration Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Research Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Author
6 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) HEVC
2 8 (27.59%) D-Bus
2 8 (27.59%) GStreamer
2 8 (27.59%) OpenGL
2 8 (27.59%) Qt
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (13.79%) HTML5
4 4 (13.79%) Middleware
4 4 (13.79%) RESTful
4 4 (13.79%) Wayland
4 4 (13.79%) XMPP
5 3 (10.34%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) .NET
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) Node.js
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) STB
2 9 (31.03%) IPTV
3 8 (27.59%) BBC
3 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
3 8 (27.59%) Digital TV
3 8 (27.59%) Media Streaming
3 8 (27.59%) Video on Demand
4 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (20.69%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (13.79%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (10.34%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (3.45%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Open Source
3 8 (27.59%) Cryptography
3 8 (27.59%) DRM
3 8 (27.59%) Memory Management
3 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
3 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 8 (27.59%) Validation
4 7 (24.14%) Mathematics
4 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.69%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Low Latency
7 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Multithreaded Programming
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.90%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C
1 17 (58.62%) C++
2 15 (51.72%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.69%) Embedded C
4 6 (20.69%) Embedded C++
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) Perl
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (17.24%) PhD
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) OIPF
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) systemd
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Apple
2 8 (27.59%) Arqiva
2 8 (27.59%) BT
2 8 (27.59%) CA
3 5 (17.24%) Broadcom
4 2 (6.90%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Progress