The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 203 162 194
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +32
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 23 41 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.79% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 1.61% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 4
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +65.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £39,250
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2857 2546 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.68% 48.98% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2477 2243 2126
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MATLAB across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MATLAB
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MATLAB across the West Midlands region.

MATLAB Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MATLAB
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MATLAB across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

MATLAB Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

MATLAB
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Staffordshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire -5 5 £42,000 +20.00%
Coventry -16 5 £32,500 - 1
Birmingham -17 2 £39,750 -24.28%
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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%) Simulink
1 23 (76.67%) Degree
2 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
3 15 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (50.00%) Algorithms
4 14 (46.67%) Automotive
5 12 (40.00%) C++
6 11 (36.67%) Electronics
6 11 (36.67%) Data Analysis
7 9 (30.00%) Project Management
8 8 (26.67%) Signal Processing
8 8 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (26.67%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (20.00%) Aerospace
9 6 (20.00%) C
10 5 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (16.67%) Validation
10 5 (16.67%) VHDL
11 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
11 4 (13.33%) Stateflow
11 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (10.00%) Big Data
12 3 (10.00%) CAN bus
12 3 (10.00%) Embedded C
12 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
12 3 (10.00%) Firmware
12 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 3 (10.00%) SQL
12 3 (10.00%) MS Office

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Simulink
2 4 (13.33%) Stateflow
3 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.00%) MS Office
4 2 (6.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) QlikView
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (46.67%) Automotive
2 11 (36.67%) Electronics
3 6 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (16.67%) VHDL
3 3 (10.00%) CAN bus
3 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.67%) Social Media
5 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (36.67%) Data Analysis
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
4 8 (26.67%) Signal Processing
4 8 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
7 3 (10.00%) UML
8 2 (6.67%) Pattern Recognition
8 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning
9 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.33%) Bayesian Methods
9 1 (3.33%) Time Series Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma
9 1 (3.33%) CAD
9 1 (3.33%) OO
9 1 (3.33%) Use Case
9 1 (3.33%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (20.00%) C
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) R
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) VC++
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) HND
3 2 (6.67%) PhD
4 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Borland
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago