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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 227 220 203
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 20 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 5
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 3501 3033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.91% 57.08% 58.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2932 3013 2707
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 13 £37,500 - 7
Bristol - 3 £42,500 - 1
Devon -1 2 £29,000 -55.38%
Gloucestershire -6 2 £45,000 +45.16%
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 23 (76.67%) C++
2 19 (63.33%) Algorithms
3 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
4 16 (53.33%) Java
5 14 (46.67%) OO
5 14 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (43.33%) Linux
6 13 (43.33%) UML
7 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
7 12 (40.00%) Parallel Programming
8 11 (36.67%) Degree
9 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) Python
9 9 (30.00%) R
10 8 (26.67%) Visualisation
10 8 (26.67%) Statistics
11 7 (23.33%) Analytics
12 6 (20.00%) Signal Processing
12 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
12 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 5 (16.67%) SciPy
13 5 (16.67%) NumPy
13 5 (16.67%) DO-178B
13 5 (16.67%) Big Data
14 4 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
14 4 (13.33%) Waterfall

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (13.33%) SAS
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Kinematics
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) SPSS
3 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Avionics
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Data Scientist
6 3 (10.00%) Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Graduate
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) SciPy
1 5 (16.67%) NumPy
2 4 (13.33%) OpenMP
3 3 (10.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (6.67%) DirectX
4 2 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (6.67%) STL
5 1 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.33%) OGRE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Algorithms
2 14 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (26.67%) Statistics
4 8 (26.67%) Visualisation
5 4 (13.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (6.67%) Physics
6 2 (6.67%) VHDL
7 1 (3.33%) Verilog
7 1 (3.33%) ASIC
7 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) OO
3 13 (43.33%) UML
4 12 (40.00%) Parallel Programming
5 7 (23.33%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) Signal Processing
6 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Validation
7 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (6.67%) Image Processing
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) SysML
9 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C++
2 16 (53.33%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) R
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) C
5 3 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Intel
3 2 (6.67%) Minitab
4 1 (3.33%) Xilinx
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
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