Period
to 21 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1067 1154 1207
Rank change year-on-year +87 +53 +58
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 22 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% 0.027% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 3
UK median annual salary £60,000 £19,750 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +203.80% -25.47% -37.65%
10th Percentile £42,450 £16,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,250 £48,000 £49,450
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £16,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +259.38% -39.62% -33.75%

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 55,363 66,181 71,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.08% 39.16% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 41,504 50,711 53,670
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 August 2019.

Salary histogram for MPEG in the UK

MPEG
Top 7 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 August 2019. 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 +111 22 £60,000 +33.33% 4
London +93 15 £82,500 +73.68% 1
UK excluding London +46 7 £57,500 +259.38% 3
North of England +18 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Yorkshire -6 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South East - 3 £60,000 - 2
South West +15 1 £36,500 +12.31%

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, 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 18 (81.82%) TCP/IP
1 18 (81.82%) Video\Live Streaming
2 17 (77.27%) HTTP
2 17 (77.27%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) MySQL
3 14 (63.64%) SNMP
3 14 (63.64%) LDAP
3 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 14 (63.64%) LAN
3 14 (63.64%) WLAN
3 14 (63.64%) WAN
3 14 (63.64%) SMTP
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco
3 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 14 (63.64%) Nagios
3 14 (63.64%) Replication
3 14 (63.64%) Wireless
3 14 (63.64%) LAMP
3 14 (63.64%) OSPF
3 14 (63.64%) BGP
3 14 (63.64%) BGP-4
3 14 (63.64%) Clustering
3 14 (63.64%) Subversion
3 14 (63.64%) IGMP
3 14 (63.64%) Ubuntu
3 14 (63.64%) IPTV
3 14 (63.64%) Project Planning
3 14 (63.64%) Time Management
3 14 (63.64%) CentOS

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 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Azure
2 3 (13.64%) GCP
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 17 (77.27%) HTTP
3 14 (63.64%) BGP
3 14 (63.64%) BGP-4
3 14 (63.64%) IGMP
3 14 (63.64%) LAN
3 14 (63.64%) Multicast
3 14 (63.64%) OSPF
3 14 (63.64%) SMTP
3 14 (63.64%) SNMP
3 14 (63.64%) Structured Cabling
3 14 (63.64%) WAN
3 14 (63.64%) Wireless
3 14 (63.64%) WLAN
4 10 (45.45%) DVB
4 10 (45.45%) DWDM
4 10 (45.45%) MPLS
5 3 (13.64%) DLNA
5 3 (13.64%) UPnP
5 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 14 (63.64%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) GCC
2 3 (13.64%) GDB
2 3 (13.64%) GoogleTest
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Mockito
General
1 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Administrator
1 14 (63.64%) Network Administrator
1 14 (63.64%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) 802.1X
1 14 (63.64%) LAMP
1 14 (63.64%) LDAP
2 3 (13.64%) JNI
2 3 (13.64%) Node.js
3 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) Qt
3 2 (9.09%) STL
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) Django
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (81.82%) Video\Live Streaming
2 14 (63.64%) Clustering
2 14 (63.64%) IPTV
2 14 (63.64%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.09%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) CentOS
2 14 (63.64%) Ubuntu
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Solaris
4 5 (22.73%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Data Protection
1 14 (63.64%) Project Planning
1 14 (63.64%) Time Management
2 10 (45.45%) High Availability
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Kanban
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) OOD
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) XML Parsing
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Bash Shell
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Apple Swift
5 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CCDP
1 10 (45.45%) CCNP
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) DRBD
1 10 (45.45%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) Nagios
1 14 (63.64%) Puppet
1 14 (63.64%) ZABBIX
2 10 (45.45%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco
1 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 10 (45.45%) Extreme Networks
2 10 (45.45%) Percona
3 3 (13.64%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft