Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for MATLAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MATLAB over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 288 285
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 +37
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 34 51 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.81% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 51
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -23.81% +34.62%
10th Percentile £26,375 £32,050 £40,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £76,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%

MATLAB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,283 6,282 6,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.49% 60.90% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,303 5,359 5,241
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing MATLAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB 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 in the South West.

Salary trend for MATLAB in the South West

MATLAB
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in the South West over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in the South West

MATLAB
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -23 14 £45,000 +12.51% 7
Devon +27 12 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Somerset - 4 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +15 1 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Dorset -34 1 - -
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing MATLAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 23 (67.65%) C++
2 19 (55.88%) C
3 16 (47.06%) Embedded C
3 16 (47.06%) Embedded C++
4 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
4 13 (38.24%) Algorithms
5 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (29.41%) Mathematics
5 10 (29.41%) Validation
5 10 (29.41%) Simulink
6 9 (26.47%) Firmware
6 9 (26.47%) Degree
6 9 (26.47%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
7 8 (23.53%) UML
7 8 (23.53%) Python
8 7 (20.59%) OO
9 6 (17.65%) Electronics
9 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
10 5 (14.71%) R
10 5 (14.71%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (14.71%) MISRA
10 5 (14.71%) Data Science
10 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (14.71%) Automotive
10 5 (14.71%) Linux
10 5 (14.71%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) SAS
11 4 (11.76%) Ada

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Simulink
2 3 (8.82%) SPSS
3 1 (2.94%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
1 4 (11.76%) Rational Team Concert
2 2 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (17.65%) Electronics
2 5 (14.71%) Automotive
3 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Research Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Data Scientist
5 5 (14.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) MATLAB Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) C++ Developer
7 3 (8.82%) C++ Programmer
7 3 (8.82%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (8.82%) MFC
1 3 (8.82%) OpenGL
1 3 (8.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Algorithms
2 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (26.47%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
6 2 (5.88%) Acoustics
7 1 (2.94%) Replication
7 1 (2.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
2 10 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 10 (29.41%) Validation
3 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) UML
4 7 (20.59%) OO
5 5 (14.71%) Data Science
5 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (14.71%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (11.76%) Analytics
6 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning
6 4 (11.76%) Mathematical Modelling
6 4 (11.76%) OOD
6 4 (11.76%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.88%) Customer Analytics
8 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C++
2 19 (55.88%) C
3 16 (47.06%) Embedded C
3 16 (47.06%) Embedded C++
4 8 (23.53%) Python
5 5 (14.71%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) R
6 4 (11.76%) Ada
6 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (5.88%) Fortran
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.88%) PhD
3 2 (5.88%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) MISRA
2 4 (11.76%) Def Stans
2 4 (11.76%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.94%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 26262
3 1 (2.94%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) EMC
3 1 (2.94%) Juniper
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft