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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 231 240 233
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 20 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 8
Average salary £61,000 £39,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.41% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £28,100 £35,550
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £39,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
3133 3369 3238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.36% 54.51% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2676 2876 2807
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Devon +15 16 £62,500 +60.25% 2
Bristol -4 1 £30,500 +17.30% 3
Wiltshire -7 1 £61,000 +56.41%
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 43 (89.58%) C++
2 38 (79.17%) Python
3 35 (72.92%) Java
4 34 (70.83%) Degree
5 30 (62.50%) R
5 30 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (58.33%) SQL
7 25 (52.08%) SAS
8 21 (43.75%) C#
9 19 (39.58%) Computer Science
10 18 (37.50%) C
10 18 (37.50%) OO
11 17 (35.42%) HTML
11 17 (35.42%) Data Analysis
12 16 (33.33%) Mobile App
13 15 (31.25%) Algorithms
13 15 (31.25%) Ruby
13 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (31.25%) QA
13 15 (31.25%) JIRA
13 15 (31.25%) CSS
13 15 (31.25%) Apple
13 15 (31.25%) Scrum
13 15 (31.25%) Objective-C
14 13 (27.08%) OOP
14 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
15 12 (25.00%) Validation
16 11 (22.92%) SPSS
16 11 (22.92%) Linux
17 10 (20.83%) DevOps

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (52.08%) SAS
2 8 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) SPSS
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) Simulink
3 1 (2.08%) Mathcad
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) LTE
2 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Data Mining
2 4 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 4 (8.33%) Big Data
2 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) JIRA
2 6 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.17%) CppUnit
3 2 (4.17%) JUnit
3 2 (4.17%) LabVIEW
3 2 (4.17%) NetBeans
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Military
3 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Avionics
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Software Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Data Scientist
4 10 (20.83%) Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Data Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (14.58%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Java Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) C Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C/C++ Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C++ Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C++/C# Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Python Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) HTML
2 15 (31.25%) CSS
3 6 (12.50%) NumPy
3 6 (12.50%) SciPy
4 5 (10.42%) OpenMP
5 2 (4.17%) .NET
5 2 (4.17%) JavaFX
6 1 (2.08%) scikit-learn
6 1 (2.08%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (39.58%) Computer Science
3 16 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 15 (31.25%) Algorithms
5 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
6 8 (16.67%) Statistics
7 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
8 1 (2.08%) iPad
8 1 (2.08%) Neural Network
8 1 (2.08%) Physics
8 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
8 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) OO
2 17 (35.42%) Data Analysis
3 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) OOP
5 12 (25.00%) Validation
6 10 (20.83%) DevOps
6 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 9 (18.75%) Line Management
7 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 9 (18.75%) UML
8 7 (14.58%) Signal Processing
9 6 (12.50%) Analytics
9 6 (12.50%) Data Validation
9 6 (12.50%) Machine Learning
10 5 (10.42%) Concurrent Programming
10 5 (10.42%) Data Analytics
10 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
11 4 (8.33%) Parallel Programming
12 2 (4.17%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) C++
2 38 (79.17%) Python
3 35 (72.92%) Java
4 30 (62.50%) R
5 28 (58.33%) SQL
6 21 (43.75%) C#
7 18 (37.50%) C
8 15 (31.25%) Objective-C
8 15 (31.25%) Ruby
9 10 (20.83%) Scala
10 2 (4.17%) Fortran
10 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
11 1 (2.08%) Ada
11 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
11 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.08%) Lua
11 1 (2.08%) Pascal
11 1 (2.08%) VB
11 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (70.83%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) PhD
2 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) QA
2 4 (8.33%) DO-178B
3 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.08%) Def Stans
4 1 (2.08%) MISRA
4 1 (2.08%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Apple
2 5 (10.42%) Intel
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
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