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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 927 924
Rank change year-on-year +96 -3  
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 21 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.022% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.064% 0.054% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 20
Median salary £37,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.40% -4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.40% -4.70%  

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32788 42843 41687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 41.04% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26420 34220 32936
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £27,530
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MPEG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MPEG in the UK

MPEG
Top 11 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 21 £37,500 -7.40% 1
South East +70 9 - - 1
Berkshire +46 9 - -
Reading +41 9 - -
Wilmslow - 6 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 6 £37,500 -
North West - 6 £37,500 -
London +68 3 £53,750 -
South West - 3 £50,000 -
Bristol - 3 £50,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 26 (83.87%) DRM
2 25 (80.65%) Linux
3 23 (74.19%) Android
4 21 (67.74%) HTML
4 21 (67.74%) DVB
4 21 (67.74%) Middleware
5 19 (61.29%) HTML5
6 18 (58.06%) Over-the-Top Content
6 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (54.84%) IPTV
7 17 (54.84%) STB
7 17 (54.84%) PlayReady
7 17 (54.84%) Verimatrix
8 16 (51.61%) HbbTV
8 16 (51.61%) HEVC
8 16 (51.61%) Telecoms
9 15 (48.39%) MBA
9 15 (48.39%) Marketing
10 14 (45.16%) Google
10 14 (45.16%) Product Marketing
10 14 (45.16%) DOCSIS
10 14 (45.16%) Apple
10 14 (45.16%) DLNA
10 14 (45.16%) Roku
10 14 (45.16%) Marketing Strategy
10 14 (45.16%) Nagra
11 13 (41.94%) Windows
12 12 (38.71%) Java
12 12 (38.71%) Humax
13 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering

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 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Akamai
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) DVB
2 16 (51.61%) HbbTV
3 14 (45.16%) DLNA
3 14 (45.16%) DOCSIS
4 6 (19.35%) Bluetooth
4 6 (19.35%) GPRS
4 6 (19.35%) GSM
4 6 (19.35%) NFC
4 6 (19.35%) UMTS
4 6 (19.35%) VoIP
4 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (19.35%) WLAN
5 5 (16.13%) HTTP
6 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.68%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) FTP
8 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 16 (51.61%) Telecoms
2 15 (48.39%) Marketing
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
4 6 (19.35%) Automotive
4 6 (19.35%) Multimedia
5 4 (12.90%) Electronics
6 3 (9.68%) Billing
7 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Marketing Manager
2 9 (29.03%) Software Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Manager
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Marketing Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) HTML
1 21 (67.74%) Middleware
2 19 (61.29%) HTML5
3 17 (54.84%) PlayReady
4 16 (51.61%) HEVC
5 9 (29.03%) Flash
6 6 (19.35%) BREW
6 6 (19.35%) J2ME
6 6 (19.35%) OpenAL
6 6 (19.35%) OpenCL
6 6 (19.35%) OpenGL
6 6 (19.35%) Qt
6 6 (19.35%) Series 60
6 6 (19.35%) SVG
6 6 (19.35%) UIQ
7 3 (9.68%) XML
8 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.45%) jQuery
8 2 (6.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Over-the-Top Content
2 17 (54.84%) IPTV
2 17 (54.84%) STB
3 6 (19.35%) Device Driver
3 6 (19.35%) iPhone
3 6 (19.35%) Smartphone
3 6 (19.35%) Streaming Video
4 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.90%) Digital Media
5 4 (12.90%) Digital TV
6 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.23%) BBC
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (3.23%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Android
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Nucleus RTOS
4 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
4 6 (19.35%) Windows 8
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.45%) Unix
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) DRM
2 14 (45.16%) Marketing Strategy
2 14 (45.16%) Product Marketing
3 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) Speech Recognition
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
7 4 (12.90%) Line Management
7 4 (12.90%) Presales
7 4 (12.90%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.68%) Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Planning Poker
8 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) C
2 9 (29.03%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) MBA
2 11 (35.48%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) PhD
3 2 (6.45%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Verimatrix
2 14 (45.16%) Apple
2 14 (45.16%) Google
2 14 (45.16%) Nagra
2 14 (45.16%) Roku
3 12 (38.71%) Humax
4 6 (19.35%) Intel
4 6 (19.35%) Symbian
5 3 (9.68%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) SAP