Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1184 1226 1257
Rank change year-on-year +42 +31 -7
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 22 17 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.022% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 38
UK median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +0.63%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £23,700
90th Percentile £80,000 £61,400 £53,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +1.27%

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 77777 77328 91200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.99% 40.93% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58681 63584 73079
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPEG in the UK

MPEG
Top 6 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 21 November 2017. 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 +29 22 £37,500 -16.67% 3
UK excluding London +28 12 £37,500 -6.25% 2
London +25 10 £47,500 +5.56% 1
South East +48 7 £37,500 -39.52% 1
East of England +5 4 £80,000 +100.00% 1
South West - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing MPEG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MPEG.

1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) C++
2 15 (68.18%) Python
2 15 (68.18%) DVB
3 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) C
3 14 (63.64%) STB
3 14 (63.64%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (54.55%) HEVC
5 11 (50.00%) Electronics
6 8 (36.36%) Validation
6 8 (36.36%) BBC
6 8 (36.36%) Subversion
6 8 (36.36%) BT
6 8 (36.36%) Multimedia
6 8 (36.36%) JIRA
6 8 (36.36%) Cryptography
6 8 (36.36%) Media Streaming
6 8 (36.36%) IPTV
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) CA
6 8 (36.36%) Apple
6 8 (36.36%) OpenGL
6 8 (36.36%) DRM
6 8 (36.36%) Digital TV
6 8 (36.36%) Arqiva
6 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
6 8 (36.36%) Qt
6 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 8 (36.36%) Open Source

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) DVB
2 6 (27.27%) IPv4
2 6 (27.27%) IPv6
2 6 (27.27%) UPnP
3 4 (18.18%) HbbTV
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) 3G
5 1 (4.55%) 4G
5 1 (4.55%) FTP
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
1 8 (36.36%) Subversion
General
1 11 (50.00%) Electronics
2 8 (36.36%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Software Integration Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Research Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Python Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Python Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HEVC
2 8 (36.36%) D-Bus
2 8 (36.36%) GStreamer
2 8 (36.36%) OpenGL
2 8 (36.36%) Qt
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (18.18%) Middleware
4 4 (18.18%) RESTful
4 4 (18.18%) Wayland
4 4 (18.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) STB
2 8 (36.36%) BBC
2 8 (36.36%) Digital TV
2 8 (36.36%) IPTV
2 8 (36.36%) Media Streaming
3 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (27.27%) Video on Demand
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.55%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (4.55%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Embedded Linux
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Cryptography
2 8 (36.36%) DRM
2 8 (36.36%) Memory Management
2 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
2 8 (36.36%) Open Source
2 8 (36.36%) Validation
3 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 6 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Low Latency
6 4 (18.18%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C++
1 15 (68.18%) Python
2 14 (63.64%) C
3 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 6 (27.27%) Embedded C
4 6 (27.27%) Embedded C++
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) OIPF
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) systemd
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Apple
1 8 (36.36%) Arqiva
1 8 (36.36%) BT
1 8 (36.36%) CA
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Broadcom
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco