The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 208 197 195
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 15 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.25% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.43% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 25
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3508 3055 3166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.22% 58.31% 57.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3020 2734 2874
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MATLAB
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Somerset -11 10 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Gloucestershire -6 2 £31,000 -
Devon - 2 £47,500 -
Dorset - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) C++
3 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 11 (42.31%) Degree
4 11 (42.31%) Aerospace
5 10 (38.46%) OOP
5 10 (38.46%) OO
5 10 (38.46%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (34.62%) C
6 9 (34.62%) Requirements Management
7 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 6 (23.08%) Law
7 6 (23.08%) C#
7 6 (23.08%) UML
8 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
8 5 (19.23%) Python
8 5 (19.23%) Validation
8 5 (19.23%) Military
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) WinForms
9 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
9 4 (15.38%) Automotive
9 4 (15.38%) Simulink
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) VB
10 3 (11.54%) MySQL
10 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
10 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
10 3 (11.54%) Physics
10 3 (11.54%) Qt

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (15.38%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.69%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (42.31%) Aerospace
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Law
3 5 (19.23%) Military
4 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 4 (15.38%) Automotive
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Data Modeller
5 1 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) WinForms
2 3 (11.54%) Qt
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
1 3 (11.54%) Physics
2 2 (7.69%) Chemistry
2 2 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) OOP
2 10 (38.46%) OO
3 9 (34.62%) Requirements Management
4 6 (23.08%) UML
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Image Processing
7 1 (3.85%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.85%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C++
2 9 (34.62%) C
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) DO-178B