The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 225 212 210
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 15 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.49% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 2
Average salary £33,750 £31,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% +24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
MATLAB
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3384 3479 3100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.41% 56.94% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2904 2981 2798
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MATLAB
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MATLAB Salary Trend in the South West

MATLAB
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MATLAB across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

MATLAB Salary Histogram in the South West

MATLAB
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Dorset +15 6 £37,500 -14.77% 6
Devon -9 4 £29,000 -38.94%
Gloucestershire -14 2 £45,000 +45.16%
Bristol - 2 £34,250 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £39,000 -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 16 (69.57%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 12 (52.17%) Mathematics
2 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (52.17%) Algorithms
3 11 (47.83%) Java
4 10 (43.48%) Python
4 10 (43.48%) R
5 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
5 9 (39.13%) Statistics
5 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
6 8 (34.78%) Analytics
7 7 (30.43%) OO
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) UML
9 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) SAS
9 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 5 (21.74%) SPSS
9 5 (21.74%) Big Data
9 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
9 5 (21.74%) Parallel Programming
9 5 (21.74%) SciPy
9 5 (21.74%) NumPy
10 4 (17.39%) Signal Processing
10 4 (17.39%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (17.39%) Data Structures

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (21.74%) SAS
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Kinematics
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) SPSS
3 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (17.39%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Avionics
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Data Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Data Scientist
4 3 (13.04%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior C++ Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) SciPy
1 5 (21.74%) NumPy
2 3 (13.04%) OpenGL
3 2 (8.70%) DirectX
3 2 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (8.70%) STL
4 1 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.35%) OGRE
4 1 (4.35%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Mathematics
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (52.17%) Algorithms
2 9 (39.13%) Statistics
2 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
3 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.70%) Physics
4 2 (8.70%) VHDL
4 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Analytics
3 7 (30.43%) OO
4 6 (26.09%) UML
5 5 (21.74%) Parallel Programming
6 4 (17.39%) Signal Processing
6 4 (17.39%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Image Processing
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Digital Signal Processing
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
9 1 (4.35%) CAD
9 1 (4.35%) Validation
9 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) SysML
9 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) R
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Postgraduate
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Minitab
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Intel
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