Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1174 1136 1242
Rank change year-on-year -38 +106 +3
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 9 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.018% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.012% 0.042% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 27
UK median annual salary £53,500 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.67% -7.41% -4.71%
10th Percentile £30,450 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £63,200 £81,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +42.67% -7.41% -10.00%

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 74,016 72,084 87,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.07% 42.61% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 57,741 58,056 71,208
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -22 9 £53,500 +42.67% 7
London -4 5 £55,000 -26.67% 3
UK excluding London -56 4 £53,500 +42.67% 5
South East -28 2 £48,500 -
East of England - 2 £53,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Video\Live Streaming
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) STB
4 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) DVB
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) XML Parsing
5 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand

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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DVB
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) 802.11
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) RTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Redmine
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Author
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HEVC
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) FFmpeg
3 1 (11.11%) GStreamer
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) Qt
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Video\Live Streaming
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) STB
4 2 (22.22%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand
5 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
5 1 (11.11%) IPTV
5 1 (11.11%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) XML Parsing
5 1 (11.11%) AOP
5 1 (11.11%) Commercial Awareness
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Broadcom
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Progress