Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 289 295 286
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 +11
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 23 49 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.82% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 47
South West median annual salary £40,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -3.16% +21.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,900 £40,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £80,000 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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 5,786 5,950 5,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.74% 59.04% 56.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,739 5,037 4,900
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Devon +2 10 £35,000 -55.56%
Bristol -7 9 £41,500 -9.78% 12
Gloucestershire +16 1 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Dorset +2 1 - - 3
Wiltshire -9 1 £40,000 +32.23% 2
Somerset - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 14 (60.87%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) Algorithms
3 10 (43.48%) C
3 10 (43.48%) Degree
3 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
4 9 (39.13%) Python
5 8 (34.78%) Embedded C
5 8 (34.78%) Embedded C++
5 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (30.43%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
7 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
7 6 (26.09%) Machine Learning
8 5 (21.74%) Data Science
8 5 (21.74%) Validation
8 5 (21.74%) Firmware
8 5 (21.74%) Simulink
8 5 (21.74%) PhD
9 4 (17.39%) UML
9 4 (17.39%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) Automotive
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) Physics
9 4 (17.39%) R
9 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
10 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (13.04%) Analytics
10 3 (13.04%) Statistical Modelling

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 3 (13.04%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Simulink
2 3 (13.04%) SPSS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.35%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Automotive
2 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Avionics
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Research Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Data Scientist
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) DSP Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Insight Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Keras
1 2 (8.70%) NumPy
1 2 (8.70%) scikit-learn
2 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.35%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Algorithms
2 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (30.43%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Machine Learning
4 5 (21.74%) Data Science
4 5 (21.74%) Validation
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Physics
5 4 (17.39%) UML
5 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (13.04%) Neural Network
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Statistics
6 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C++
2 10 (43.48%) C
3 9 (39.13%) Python
4 8 (34.78%) Embedded C
4 8 (34.78%) Embedded C++
5 4 (17.39%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) R
6 2 (8.70%) Ada
6 2 (8.70%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) Fortran
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) PhD
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ARP4754
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) DO-178B
1 1 (4.35%) IEC 61508
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 26262
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
1 1 (4.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) IBM