The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 89 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 34 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.88% 1.14% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 1.71% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 15
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1129 1111 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.55% 66.85% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1014 1153
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MATLAB
Cambridgeshire

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 1 August 2014.

MATLAB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 28 (52.83%) C
2 26 (49.06%) Degree
3 22 (41.51%) Electronics
4 20 (37.74%) C++
5 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
6 17 (32.08%) Simulink
7 14 (26.42%) Signal Processing
8 13 (24.53%) Python
9 12 (22.64%) PhD
10 11 (20.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 9 (16.98%) Integration Testing
11 9 (16.98%) Firmware
12 8 (15.09%) VHDL
12 8 (15.09%) Mathematics
12 8 (15.09%) Physics
12 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
13 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
13 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
13 7 (13.21%) UNIX
14 6 (11.32%) Linux
14 6 (11.32%) UML
14 6 (11.32%) C#
14 6 (11.32%) MathWorks
14 6 (11.32%) Automotive
14 6 (11.32%) JTAG
15 5 (9.43%) Marketing
15 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (9.43%) Wireless
15 5 (9.43%) Windows
15 5 (9.43%) Bluetooth

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Simulink
2 3 (5.66%) Mathematica
2 3 (5.66%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (9.43%) Wireless
1 5 (9.43%) Bluetooth
2 3 (5.66%) NFC
2 3 (5.66%) TETRA
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 2 (3.77%) DECT
3 2 (3.77%) GSM
3 2 (3.77%) LTE
4 1 (1.89%) Intranet
4 1 (1.89%) SNMP
4 1 (1.89%) ATM
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (41.51%) Electronics
2 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.32%) Automotive
4 5 (9.43%) Marketing
5 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.77%) Finance
7 1 (1.89%) Avionics
7 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) DSP Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Electronics Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) RF Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Junior
5 4 (7.55%) Graduate
5 4 (7.55%) Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Radio Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) RF Test Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Designer
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior RF Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (5.66%) MFC
3 2 (3.77%) ATL
3 2 (3.77%) DCOM
3 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 2 (3.77%) WinForms
3 2 (3.77%) WPF
3 2 (3.77%) REST
3 2 (3.77%) SciPy
3 2 (3.77%) NumPy
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (16.98%) Firmware
3 8 (15.09%) VHDL
3 8 (15.09%) Mathematics
3 8 (15.09%) Physics
3 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.55%) Verilog
4 4 (7.55%) Statistics
5 3 (5.66%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.66%) ASIC
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.89%) Biology
6 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) UNIX
2 6 (11.32%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
2 14 (26.42%) Signal Processing
3 9 (16.98%) Integration Testing
4 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.32%) UML
6 4 (7.55%) Digital Signal Processing
7 3 (5.66%) Machine Learning
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) IC Design
7 3 (5.66%) Time Management
7 3 (5.66%) OO
7 3 (5.66%) CAD
8 2 (3.77%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.89%) Image Processing
9 1 (1.89%) Parallel Computing
9 1 (1.89%) Analytics
9 1 (1.89%) Monte Carlo Method
9 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) C
2 20 (37.74%) C++
3 13 (24.53%) Python
4 6 (11.32%) C#
5 4 (7.55%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) SQL
6 3 (5.66%) R
6 3 (5.66%) VB6
6 3 (5.66%) VB
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.89%) VBA
7 1 (1.89%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 26 (49.06%) Degree
2 12 (22.64%) PhD
3 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) JTAG
2 1 (1.89%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.89%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) MathWorks
2 3 (5.66%) BT
3 2 (3.77%) EMC
3 2 (3.77%) Genesys
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) SunGard
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