Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 310 293
Rank change year-on-year +48 -17 +5
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 64 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 0.62% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56 26 20
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £53,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5232 5292 5205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.91% 45.87% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4420 4628
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for MATLAB in the West Midlands

MATLAB
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in the West Midlands

MATLAB
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Coventry +24 23 £45,750 -12.86%
Staffordshire +22 14 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Warwickshire +7 11 £42,500 -5.56%
Worcestershire - 6 £47,500 -
Birmingham +8 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £26,500 -
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 36 (56.25%) Simulink
2 31 (48.44%) Software Engineering
2 31 (48.44%) Degree
3 28 (43.75%) Electronics
4 26 (40.63%) C
5 21 (32.81%) Automotive
6 19 (29.69%) Python
7 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
8 16 (25.00%) C++
9 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (21.88%) C#
11 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
11 13 (20.31%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (18.75%) IEC 61508
12 12 (18.75%) Algorithms
12 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 12 (18.75%) Firmware
12 12 (18.75%) IEC 62304
13 11 (17.19%) .NET
13 11 (17.19%) Validation
14 10 (15.63%) MVC
14 10 (15.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 10 (15.63%) SysML
14 10 (15.63%) UML
14 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (15.63%) AngularJS
14 10 (15.63%) F#
15 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
15 9 (14.06%) Mathematics

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (7.81%) SAS
2 4 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (56.25%) Simulink
2 5 (7.81%) Stateflow
3 3 (4.69%) AutoCAD
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.69%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (3.13%) CATIA
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.56%) Abaqus
5 1 (1.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.25%) Profibus
3 2 (3.13%) RS-485
4 1 (1.56%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.38%) RavenDB
3 5 (7.81%) Neo4j
4 4 (6.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
1 13 (20.31%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (12.50%) JIRA
3 6 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (9.38%) Subversion
4 5 (7.81%) LabVIEW
4 5 (7.81%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (6.25%) SonarQube
5 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.13%) AccuRev
6 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.56%) CANoe
General
1 28 (43.75%) Electronics
2 21 (32.81%) Automotive
3 4 (6.25%) Military
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Software Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Graduate
5 5 (7.81%) Angular Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) MATLAB Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 4 (6.25%) Tester
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Graduate Development Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) .NET
2 10 (15.63%) AngularJS
3 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
4 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (12.50%) Middleware
4 8 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) Angular 2
6 2 (3.13%) HTML
6 2 (3.13%) XML
7 1 (1.56%) Ajax
7 1 (1.56%) CSS
7 1 (1.56%) JSON
7 1 (1.56%) MFC
7 1 (1.56%) SOAP
7 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.56%) Web Services
7 1 (1.56%) XHTML
7 1 (1.56%) XSL
7 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.38%) VHDL
5 3 (4.69%) ASIC
5 3 (4.69%) CPLD
6 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.13%) Verilog
7 1 (1.56%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) VxWorks
2 6 (9.38%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Android
3 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Software Engineering
2 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
3 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (17.19%) Validation
6 10 (15.63%) MVC
6 10 (15.63%) SysML
6 10 (15.63%) UML
7 9 (14.06%) Mathematics
7 9 (14.06%) OO
7 9 (14.06%) Regression Testing
8 8 (12.50%) Mobile Development
8 8 (12.50%) Scrum
8 8 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 8 (12.50%) TDD
8 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (10.94%) Machine Learning
9 7 (10.94%) Microservices
9 7 (10.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) C
2 19 (29.69%) Python
3 16 (25.00%) C++
4 14 (21.88%) C#
5 10 (15.63%) F#
6 9 (14.06%) R
7 6 (9.38%) Embedded C
8 4 (6.25%) Assembly Language
8 4 (6.25%) Java
8 4 (6.25%) VB
9 2 (3.13%) Delphi
10 1 (1.56%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.56%) Perl
10 1 (1.56%) PHP
10 1 (1.56%) SQL
10 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (48.44%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) IEC 61508
1 12 (18.75%) IEC 62304
2 9 (14.06%) MISRA
2 9 (14.06%) QA
3 7 (10.94%) ISO 26262
4 2 (3.13%) MISRA C
5 1 (1.56%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Firmware
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Google
3 5 (7.81%) Xilinx
4 4 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.25%) Coverity
4 4 (6.25%) EMC
4 4 (6.25%) Green Hills
4 4 (6.25%) Renesas
5 3 (4.69%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (4.69%) Xamarin
6 2 (3.13%) Reuters
6 2 (3.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.56%) MathWorks
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle