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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 227 204 182
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 14 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.30% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.52% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 37
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 £31,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +15.49%
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
3480 3086 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.77% 57.93% 54.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3032 2789 2677
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £49,000
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 24 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 24 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 -3 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Bristol +4 3 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Dorset -16 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cornwall - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire -7 1 £40,000 +8.10% 4
Devon -21 1 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 (53.33%) Aerospace
2 14 (46.67%) C++
3 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
3 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (40.00%) C
5 11 (36.67%) Simulink
6 10 (33.33%) OO
7 9 (30.00%) OOP
7 9 (30.00%) Degree
8 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
8 8 (26.67%) Python
9 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) Law
10 6 (20.00%) C#
11 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
12 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
12 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
12 4 (13.33%) Automotive
12 4 (13.33%) SQL
13 3 (10.00%) VB
13 3 (10.00%) MySQL
13 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
13 3 (10.00%) WinForms
13 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (10.00%) Qt
13 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
14 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
14 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (36.67%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.67%) NUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (53.33%) Aerospace
2 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (20.00%) Law
4 4 (13.33%) Automotive
5 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.67%) Banking
6 2 (6.67%) Electronics
6 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Firmware Developer
5 1 (3.33%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.33%) Junior
5 1 (3.33%) Data Modeller
5 1 (3.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) WinForms
1 3 (10.00%) Qt
2 2 (6.67%) WCF
2 2 (6.67%) WPF
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) Physics
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.33%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (33.33%) OO
3 9 (30.00%) OOP
4 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
5 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.33%) Workflow
7 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Image Processing
7 1 (3.33%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (3.33%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.33%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) C++
2 12 (40.00%) C
3 8 (26.67%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) VB
7 2 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (3.33%) VBA
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) Degree
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) PhD
6 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
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