The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 98 101 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 12 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.04% 0.17% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 0.30% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +31.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +8.49%
MATLAB
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
652 675 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.50% 56.11% 50.07%
Number of salaries quoted 585 612 335
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MATLAB
Salary Trend in Kent

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

MATLAB Salary Trend in Kent

MATLAB
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MATLAB across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MATLAB Salary Histogram in Kent

MATLAB
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sevenoaks - 7 £45,000 -
Rochester - 2 £30,000 -
Dartford - 1 £30,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £47,500 -
MATLAB
South East

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) OOD
3 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
3 8 (53.33%) Physics
3 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (53.33%) Visualisation
4 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (40.00%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) UML
5 6 (40.00%) Simulink
5 6 (40.00%) Electronics
5 6 (40.00%) Mathematica
6 5 (33.33%) Aerospace
6 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
7 4 (26.67%) Military
8 2 (13.33%) C
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
8 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (13.33%) Fortran
8 2 (13.33%) Image Processing
8 2 (13.33%) R
8 2 (13.33%) 3D Visualisation
8 2 (13.33%) Algorithms

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (40.00%) Simulink
1 6 (40.00%) Mathematica
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (40.00%) Electronics
2 5 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (26.67%) Military
4 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
1 8 (53.33%) Physics
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
1 8 (53.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) OOD
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) UML
4 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) 3D Visualisation
5 2 (13.33%) Image Processing
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) Fortran
3 2 (13.33%) R
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware