The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for MATLAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 50 75
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25  
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 3 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.42% 3.13% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 5.97% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 3
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,999
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.97%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MATLAB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 414 352 402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 57.90% 52.54% 55.52%
Number of salaries quoted 349 317 346
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -5.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing MATLAB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in Leicestershire

MATLAB
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MATLAB in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for MATLAB in Leicestershire

MATLAB
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 2 £40,000 -
Loughborough -2 1 £42,500 +6.25%
MATLAB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing MATLAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 14 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 11 (78.57%) Video Processing
3 10 (71.43%) C++
4 9 (64.29%) Signal Processing
5 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (50.00%) C
5 7 (50.00%) Python
5 7 (50.00%) ASIC
5 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (42.86%) PhD
6 6 (42.86%) Image Processing
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 5 (35.71%) VHDL
7 5 (35.71%) Verilog
7 5 (35.71%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) Code Coverage
8 4 (28.57%) Android
8 4 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (28.57%) Synopsys
9 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
9 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
9 3 (21.43%) Unix
9 3 (21.43%) Tcl
10 2 (14.29%) Firmware
10 2 (14.29%) C#
10 2 (14.29%) Perl
10 2 (14.29%) Simulink
10 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (14.29%) Computer Vision

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Simulink
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) ASIC Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (50.00%) ASIC
3 5 (35.71%) Verilog
3 5 (35.71%) VHDL
4 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Android
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Video Processing
2 9 (64.29%) Signal Processing
3 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Image Processing
5 4 (28.57%) Code Coverage
6 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Vision
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.14%) FPGA Design
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) C
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) Tcl
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) PhD
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Synopsys