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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 236 180
Rank change year-on-year +38 -56  
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 16 8 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.13% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.30% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 28
Median salary £40,295 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.73% -23.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £37,850 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,125 £68,000 £59,000
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2321 2707 2514
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 48.32% 43.92% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2004 2368 2238
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 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
Coventry +23 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Warwickshire +33 4 £41,250 +3.12%
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
MATLAB
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 21 (61.76%) Software Engineering
2 20 (58.82%) Simulink
3 17 (50.00%) C
4 16 (47.06%) Python
5 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 12 (35.29%) C++
6 12 (35.29%) Electronics
6 12 (35.29%) Automotive
7 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (29.41%) Degree
8 10 (29.41%) JIRA
8 10 (29.41%) Windows
9 9 (26.47%) VxWorks
9 9 (26.47%) Release Management
9 9 (26.47%) Atlassian
9 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
9 9 (26.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (26.47%) Subversion
9 9 (26.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (26.47%) Requirements Management
9 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
9 9 (26.47%) V-Model
9 9 (26.47%) Coverity
9 9 (26.47%) Confluence
9 9 (26.47%) Change Control
9 9 (26.47%) Profibus
9 9 (26.47%) SonarQube
9 9 (26.47%) Issue Tracking
10 8 (23.53%) IEC 61508

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 9 (26.47%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (58.82%) Simulink
2 7 (20.59%) Stateflow
3 2 (5.88%) Maple
4 1 (2.94%) Abaqus
4 1 (2.94%) CATIA
4 1 (2.94%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Profibus
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 10 (29.41%) JIRA
3 9 (26.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (26.47%) SonarQube
3 9 (26.47%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.94%) AccuRev
5 1 (2.94%) CANoe
5 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (35.29%) Automotive
1 12 (35.29%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Graduate
4 3 (8.82%) Development Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Graduate Development Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Research Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Research Scientist
5 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Junior
6 1 (2.94%) MATLAB Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) VxWorks
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Android
4 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Software Engineering
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Change Control
3 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (26.47%) Issue Tracking
3 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Release Management
3 9 (26.47%) Requirements Management
3 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
3 9 (26.47%) V-Model
4 8 (23.53%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 5 (14.71%) Computer Vision
6 5 (14.71%) Physics
6 5 (14.71%) SDLC
6 5 (14.71%) Signal Processing
7 3 (8.82%) CAE
7 3 (8.82%) Image Processing
7 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C
2 16 (47.06%) Python
3 12 (35.29%) C++
4 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
5 4 (11.76%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) VB
6 3 (8.82%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) PhD
3 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) IEC 61508
2 5 (14.71%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Atlassian
1 9 (26.47%) Coverity
2 5 (14.71%) Renesas
3 3 (8.82%) Green Hills
3 3 (8.82%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.94%) Cadence
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) MathWorks
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Rockwell
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Siemens
4 1 (2.94%) VMware