The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 78 73 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 33 37 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.04% 2.57% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 4.00% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 22
Average salary £27,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.47% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
MATLAB
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1083 924 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.06% 64.30% 63.52%
Number of salaries quoted 879 800 976
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MATLAB across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MATLAB
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MATLAB across the Cambridge region.

MATLAB Salary Trend in Cambridge

MATLAB
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MATLAB across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

MATLAB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB.

1 43 (67.19%) Degree
2 31 (48.44%) C
3 30 (46.88%) Electronics
4 29 (45.31%) C++
4 29 (45.31%) Software Engineering
5 28 (43.75%) Python
6 19 (29.69%) Computer Science
7 17 (26.56%) Military
8 16 (25.00%) LabVIEW
8 16 (25.00%) Algorithms
9 15 (23.44%) Chemistry
9 15 (23.44%) Simulink
10 14 (21.88%) Linux
11 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (15.63%) R
12 10 (15.63%) Windows
12 10 (15.63%) CAD
13 9 (14.06%) Manufacturing
14 8 (12.50%) Firmware
15 7 (10.94%) PhD
15 7 (10.94%) Statistics
16 6 (9.38%) Machine Learning
16 6 (9.38%) Mathematics
16 6 (9.38%) Java
16 6 (9.38%) MathWorks
17 5 (7.81%) Intranet
17 5 (7.81%) Device Driver
17 5 (7.81%) SQL
17 5 (7.81%) MS Office
17 5 (7.81%) OOA/OOD

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.25%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Simulink
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 4 (6.25%) Mathematica
4 3 (4.69%) Stateflow
4 3 (4.69%) S-PLUS
5 1 (1.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) SNMP
1 5 (7.81%) Intranet
1 5 (7.81%) ATM
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) 3G
3 1 (1.56%) Wireless
3 1 (1.56%) LTE
3 1 (1.56%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.56%) Text Mining
1 1 (1.56%) Spotfire
1 1 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) LabVIEW
2 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 30 (46.88%) Electronics
2 17 (26.56%) Military
3 9 (14.06%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.81%) Marketing
4 5 (7.81%) Avionics
5 4 (6.25%) Finance
5 4 (6.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Software Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Graduate
3 6 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) DSP Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) C++ Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Development Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) C Developer
6 3 (4.69%) C Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Software Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) MFC
3 1 (1.56%) ATL
3 1 (1.56%) DCOM
3 1 (1.56%) SOAP
3 1 (1.56%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) WinForms
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.56%) WPF
3 1 (1.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) Computer Science
2 16 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 15 (23.44%) Chemistry
4 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (10.94%) Statistics
6 6 (9.38%) Mathematics
7 5 (7.81%) Device Driver
8 3 (4.69%) VHDL
8 3 (4.69%) Verilog
8 3 (4.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
9 2 (3.13%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (3.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Linux
2 10 (15.63%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Software Engineering
2 10 (15.63%) CAD
3 6 (9.38%) Machine Learning
4 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (7.81%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (7.81%) OO
4 5 (7.81%) Signal Processing
5 4 (6.25%) Bayesian Methods
5 4 (6.25%) Knowledge Discovery
5 4 (6.25%) Business Development
6 3 (4.69%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.69%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (4.69%) Analytics
6 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.13%) Pattern Recognition
7 2 (3.13%) Project Management
7 2 (3.13%) Service Management
8 1 (1.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.56%) Competitive Intelligence
8 1 (1.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) C
2 29 (45.31%) C++
3 28 (43.75%) Python
4 10 (15.63%) R
5 6 (9.38%) Java
6 5 (7.81%) SQL
7 4 (6.25%) VBA
7 4 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.69%) Perl
8 3 (4.69%) C#
9 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 43 (67.19%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) PhD
3 5 (7.81%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) IEC 61508
1 5 (7.81%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Firmware
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) MathWorks
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.56%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
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