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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 222 198 183
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 13 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.30% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.52% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 36
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
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
3447 3059 3011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.80% 58.05% 54.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2757 2701
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
Wiltshire +1 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Bristol +1 3 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Cornwall - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire -7 1 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Dorset -17 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Devon -21 1 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (55.17%) Aerospace
2 13 (44.83%) C++
3 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
3 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
4 11 (37.93%) C
4 11 (37.93%) Simulink
5 10 (34.48%) OO
6 9 (31.03%) OOP
7 8 (27.59%) Python
7 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
7 8 (27.59%) Degree
8 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) Law
8 6 (20.69%) C#
9 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
10 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
10 4 (13.79%) SQL
10 4 (13.79%) Automotive
10 4 (13.79%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
11 3 (10.34%) Software Architecture
11 3 (10.34%) VB
11 3 (10.34%) MySQL
11 3 (10.34%) Qt
11 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
11 3 (10.34%) WinForms
11 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (6.90%) TDD
12 2 (6.90%) NUnit

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (55.17%) Aerospace
2 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (20.69%) Law
4 4 (13.79%) Automotive
5 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.90%) Banking
6 2 (6.90%) Finance
6 2 (6.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Software Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Junior
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware Developer
5 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modeller
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Qt
1 3 (10.34%) WinForms
2 2 (6.90%) WCF
2 2 (6.90%) WPF
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
1 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.90%) Physics
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (3.45%) Chemistry
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
2 10 (34.48%) OO
3 9 (31.03%) OOP
4 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
5 3 (10.34%) Software Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.45%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (3.45%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.45%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) UML
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C++
2 11 (37.93%) C
3 8 (27.59%) Python
4 6 (20.69%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) R
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.45%) VBA
7 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) PhD
6 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
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Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago