Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1138 1183 1213
Rank change year-on-year +45 +30 +45
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 17 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.024% 0.026% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 18
UK median annual salary £18,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.00% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £16,000 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £80,000 £61,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £16,000 £37,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -57.33% -9.09% +3.13%

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 71,651 79,896 80,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.26% 44.31% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 55,635 60,319 65,967
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,075
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,550 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for MPEG in the UK

MPEG
Top 8 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 17 November 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
UK excluding London +30 9 £16,000 -57.33%
England +8 6 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Wales - 4 £16,000 -
East of England +27 3 - -
London +40 1 £47,500 - 3
South West +4 1 £32,500 +22.64%
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
North of England - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) Video\Live Streaming
3 9 (52.94%) C++
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (41.18%) JSON
5 7 (41.18%) DVB
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) CCTV
6 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
7 5 (29.41%) Android
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) Xcode
8 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
8 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 4 (23.53%) Qt
8 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) C
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
8 4 (23.53%) Python
8 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
8 4 (23.53%) HEVC
8 4 (23.53%) Android Studio
8 4 (23.53%) React

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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (41.18%) DVB
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) 802.11
4 3 (17.65%) RTP
5 1 (5.88%) 3G
5 1 (5.88%) 4G
5 1 (5.88%) DLNA
5 1 (5.88%) HTTP
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) Multicast
5 1 (5.88%) UPnP
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Android Studio
1 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
1 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
1 4 (23.53%) Xcode
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Redmine
3 1 (5.88%) GCC
3 1 (5.88%) GDB
3 1 (5.88%) GoogleTest
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Mockito
General
1 3 (17.65%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) CCTV Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) IT Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) IT Security Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) IT Support
1 6 (35.29%) IT Support Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Security Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Security Support Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Systems Support Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Trainee
1 6 (35.29%) Trainee IT Support
1 6 (35.29%) Trainee Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Junior
2 4 (23.53%) Junior Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) JSON
2 4 (23.53%) HEVC
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) Node.js
2 4 (23.53%) Qt
2 4 (23.53%) React
3 3 (17.65%) 802.1X
3 3 (17.65%) FFmpeg
3 3 (17.65%) GStreamer
3 3 (17.65%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) JNI
4 1 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Video\Live Streaming
2 6 (35.29%) CCTV
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Android
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) API Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) DRM
5 3 (17.65%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (17.65%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Software Licensing
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Broadcast Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
4 4 (23.53%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Google