The table below looks at the statistics for Simulink 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 Simulink over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 184 187 197
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Simulink 20 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category 2.49% 0.69% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 6
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £36,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%
Simulink
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
803 721 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.10% 16.69% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 706 583 685
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,369 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Simulink
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Simulink Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Simulink
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Simulink Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Simulink
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Simulink across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Simulink Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Simulink
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 Simulink within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Staffordshire +14 10 £47,500 +5.55%
Coventry - 6 £38,500 -
Warwickshire -8 2 £42,000 +20.00%
Simulink
England

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Simulink 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 Simulink.

1 39 (82.98%) MATLAB
2 36 (76.60%) Embedded Systems
3 33 (70.21%) Software Engineering
4 32 (68.09%) Degree
5 28 (59.57%) Electronics
6 24 (51.06%) Automotive
7 23 (48.94%) C++
7 23 (48.94%) Algorithms
8 17 (36.17%) C
8 17 (36.17%) Signal Processing
9 15 (31.91%) Validation
10 14 (29.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 13 (27.66%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (27.66%) Requirements Management
11 13 (27.66%) Stateflow
12 12 (25.53%) Project Management
12 12 (25.53%) UML
12 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
12 12 (25.53%) Chartered Engineer
12 12 (25.53%) Data Analysis
12 12 (25.53%) Embedded Software Development
13 11 (23.40%) MathWorks
14 9 (19.15%) Firmware
14 9 (19.15%) VHDL
15 8 (17.02%) MKS
15 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
16 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
16 7 (14.89%) Assembly Language
16 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
16 7 (14.89%) Yourdon

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Simulink 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 Simulink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Stateflow
2 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
3 7 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (14.89%) TargetLink
4 6 (12.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) GSM
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.26%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (59.57%) Electronics
2 24 (51.06%) Automotive
3 6 (12.77%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Software Engineer
2 20 (42.55%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (31.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (25.53%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (76.60%) Embedded Systems
2 23 (48.94%) Algorithms
3 14 (29.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (19.15%) VHDL
5 5 (10.64%) CAN bus
6 4 (8.51%) Mechatronics
7 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Software Engineering
2 17 (36.17%) Signal Processing
3 15 (31.91%) Validation
4 13 (27.66%) Requirements Management
5 12 (25.53%) Project Management
5 12 (25.53%) UML
5 12 (25.53%) Data Analysis
5 12 (25.53%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.89%) Yourdon
7 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (8.51%) Image Processing
8 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.13%) Use Case
9 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.13%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (2.13%) Coaching
9 1 (2.13%) CAE
9 1 (2.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) MATLAB
2 23 (48.94%) C++
3 17 (36.17%) C
4 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
4 7 (14.89%) Assembly Language
4 7 (14.89%) C#
5 5 (10.64%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.26%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (68.09%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) MathWorks
2 8 (17.02%) MKS
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Altera
3 4 (8.51%) Xilinx