The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 572 537 499
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -38
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 352 393 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.67% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 284 329 353
Average salary £43,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MATLAB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MATLAB
Salary Trend

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

MATLAB Salary Trend in the UK

MATLAB
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MATLAB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

MATLAB Salary Histogram in the UK

MATLAB
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 338 £43,500 -1.13% 51
London +33 158 £50,000 -16.66% 11
South East -22 71 £40,000 -3.61% 16
East of England -48 52 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Cambridgeshire -15 40 £35,000 -17.64% 12
Cambridge -12 37 £38,750 -8.82% 8
Oxfordshire +25 26 £30,000 -51.02% 8
West Midlands +8 25 £42,000 +12.00% 2
City of London 0 23 £80,000 +28.00% 3
Surrey -32 20 £43,000 -2.27% 5
Oxford +20 17 £35,000 -53.33% 3
East Midlands +36 16 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Kent +9 14 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -10 14 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Hampshire -22 11 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Derbyshire - 10 £40,000 - 1
Derby - 10 £40,000 - 1
Guildford - 10 £45,000 - 4
Abingdon - 8 £30,000 -
Sevenoaks - 8 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Southampton +10 7 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Warwickshire +1 7 £42,000 +20.00%
Dorset -12 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Hertfordshire -26 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Gaydon - 6 £42,000 -
South Wales +14 5 £30,500 -39.00%
Wales +10 5 £30,500 -22.29%
Northamptonshire - 5 £34,500 -
Towcester - 5 £34,500 -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB.

1 296 (44.05%) C++
2 272 (40.48%) Degree
3 228 (33.93%) Algorithms
4 221 (32.89%) SQL
4 221 (32.89%) Python
5 209 (31.10%) Mathematics
6 204 (30.36%) Java
6 204 (30.36%) R
7 199 (29.61%) Analytics
8 189 (28.13%) Software Engineering
9 177 (26.34%) Finance
10 171 (25.45%) C
11 169 (25.15%) Computer Science
12 146 (21.73%) C#
13 134 (19.94%) Big Data
14 122 (18.15%) PhD
15 115 (17.11%) Physics
16 112 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 109 (16.22%) Simulink
18 106 (15.77%) Statistics
19 105 (15.63%) SAS
20 102 (15.18%) Linux
20 102 (15.18%) OO
21 97 (14.43%) Data Analysis
22 92 (13.69%) Hadoop
23 87 (12.95%) SPSS
24 86 (12.80%) Signal Processing
25 80 (11.90%) Electronics
26 78 (11.61%) .NET
27 77 (11.46%) Data Mining

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 105 (15.63%) SAS
2 49 (7.29%) Apache Pig
3 12 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.74%) Apache
6 5 (0.74%) Drupal
7 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.30%) Lync
8 2 (0.30%) TWiki
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 109 (16.22%) Simulink
2 87 (12.95%) SPSS
3 41 (6.10%) MS Excel
4 23 (3.42%) Stata
5 21 (3.13%) Mathematica
5 21 (3.13%) CPLEX
6 20 (2.98%) S-PLUS
7 15 (2.23%) TargetLink
8 14 (2.08%) MS Office
9 13 (1.93%) Stateflow
10 8 (1.19%) MS Visio
11 5 (0.74%) EViews
12 3 (0.45%) Gephi
12 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
13 1 (0.15%) NASTRAN
13 1 (0.15%) FastStats
13 1 (0.15%) Maple
13 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) LabWindows
1 5 (0.74%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.74%) GitHub
3 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.64%) Wireless
3 9 (1.34%) Internet
4 8 (1.19%) Profibus
5 6 (0.89%) SNMP
5 6 (0.89%) Intranet
5 6 (0.89%) ATM
6 5 (0.74%) LDAP
7 4 (0.60%) Software-Defined Radio
8 3 (0.45%) 3G
8 3 (0.45%) LTE
9 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.30%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.30%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.15%) DECT
10 1 (0.15%) GSM
10 1 (0.15%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.15%) Firewall
10 1 (0.15%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (19.94%) Big Data
2 92 (13.69%) Hadoop
3 77 (11.46%) Data Mining
4 49 (7.29%) SQL Server
5 36 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.27%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.98%) MongoDB
8 17 (2.53%) Mahout
9 15 (2.23%) MySQL
10 13 (1.93%) QlikView
10 13 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.64%) Apache Hive
12 10 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 5 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (0.74%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.74%) Redis
16 4 (0.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 38 (5.65%) LabVIEW
2 19 (2.83%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (2.38%) Subversion
3 16 (2.38%) Maven
4 15 (2.23%) Visual Studio
4 15 (2.23%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
6 13 (1.93%) NUnit
7 10 (1.49%) Mercurial
7 10 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.60%) MSTest
9 4 (0.60%) Moq
9 4 (0.60%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.45%) CMake
10 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.30%) Trac
11 2 (0.30%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.30%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.30%) MSBuild
General
1 177 (26.34%) Finance
2 80 (11.90%) Electronics
3 55 (8.18%) Retail
4 44 (6.55%) Automotive
5 36 (5.36%) Military
6 34 (5.06%) Aerospace
7 32 (4.76%) Manufacturing
8 27 (4.02%) Banking
9 21 (3.13%) Marketing
10 20 (2.98%) Financial Institution
11 14 (2.08%) Avionics
12 11 (1.64%) Telecoms
13 8 (1.19%) Front Office
14 6 (0.89%) Games
14 6 (0.89%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.74%) Law
16 3 (0.45%) Back Office
16 3 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.30%) Publishing
18 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 151 (22.47%) Developer
2 116 (17.26%) Software Engineer
3 108 (16.07%) Data Scientist
4 99 (14.73%) Analyst
5 48 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 41 (6.10%) Graduate
7 39 (5.80%) Software Developer
8 33 (4.91%) Research Engineer
9 32 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 32 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 24 (3.57%) Java Developer
11 23 (3.42%) Quantitative Analyst
11 23 (3.42%) Statistician
12 20 (2.98%) Consultant
12 20 (2.98%) C++ Developer
13 18 (2.68%) Junior
14 15 (2.23%) Data Analyst
14 15 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
15 14 (2.08%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.61%) .NET
2 26 (3.87%) ASP.NET
3 25 (3.72%) HTML
4 22 (3.27%) Spring
4 22 (3.27%) Web Services
5 21 (3.13%) WPF
6 20 (2.98%) XML
7 17 (2.53%) CSS
8 13 (1.93%) J2EE
8 13 (1.93%) LINQ
8 13 (1.93%) REST
9 12 (1.79%) Cascading
9 12 (1.79%) NumPy
10 11 (1.64%) HTML5
10 11 (1.64%) Natural Language Processing
11 10 (1.49%) Pandas
11 10 (1.49%) jQuery
11 10 (1.49%) WCF
11 10 (1.49%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.34%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 228 (33.93%) Algorithms
2 209 (31.10%) Mathematics
3 169 (25.15%) Computer Science
4 115 (17.11%) Physics
5 112 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 106 (15.77%) Statistics
7 52 (7.74%) Visualisation
8 39 (5.80%) Chemistry
9 38 (5.65%) VHDL
10 33 (4.91%) Hedge funds
11 30 (4.46%) Embedded Systems
12 29 (4.32%) Economics
12 29 (4.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 26 (3.87%) Fixed Income
13 26 (3.87%) Neural Network
14 24 (3.57%) Equities
15 23 (3.42%) Artificial Intelligence
15 23 (3.42%) Applied Mathematics
15 23 (3.42%) Digital Media
16 20 (2.98%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 102 (15.18%) Linux
2 69 (10.27%) Windows
3 25 (3.72%) UNIX
4 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (29.61%) Analytics
2 189 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 102 (15.18%) OO
4 97 (14.43%) Data Analysis
5 86 (12.80%) Signal Processing
6 67 (9.97%) Data Modelling
7 61 (9.08%) Machine Learning
7 61 (9.08%) Multithreading
8 49 (7.29%) Predictive Modelling
8 49 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (6.99%) UML
10 46 (6.85%) Data Analytics
11 44 (6.55%) Project Management
12 43 (6.40%) Statistical Analysis
13 38 (5.65%) Bayesian Methods
14 33 (4.91%) OOD
15 30 (4.46%) Validation
16 28 (4.17%) Logistic Regression
16 28 (4.17%) Image Processing
17 27 (4.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 296 (44.05%) C++
2 221 (32.89%) SQL
2 221 (32.89%) Python
3 204 (30.36%) R
3 204 (30.36%) Java
4 171 (25.45%) C
5 146 (21.73%) C#
6 52 (7.74%) VBA
7 44 (6.55%) Perl
8 42 (6.25%) Ruby
9 35 (5.21%) Scala
10 27 (4.02%) Embedded C
11 23 (3.42%) PHP
12 21 (3.13%) Embedded C++
13 19 (2.83%) JavaScript
13 19 (2.83%) Clojure
14 16 (2.38%) Shell Script
15 14 (2.08%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.64%) Assembly Language
17 10 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 272 (40.48%) Degree
2 122 (18.15%) PhD
3 49 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 29 (4.32%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
6 11 (1.64%) Postgraduate
7 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.89%) A+ Certification
8 6 (0.89%) CFA
9 5 (0.74%) MCAD
10 3 (0.45%) HND
11 2 (0.30%) MCP
11 2 (0.30%) RHCE
11 2 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.98%) QA
2 11 (1.64%) DO-178B
3 10 (1.49%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.74%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.45%) JTAG
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.30%) SLA
6 2 (0.30%) DO-254
6 2 (0.30%) DO-160
7 1 (0.15%) Basel II
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 44 (6.55%) Firmware
2 6 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.30%) KVM
4 2 (0.30%) Docker
4 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Puppet
1 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (0.15%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 55 (8.18%) Oracle
2 25 (3.72%) MathWorks
3 24 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.53%) Bloomberg
5 15 (2.23%) IBM
6 10 (1.49%) BT
7 9 (1.34%) Sybase
8 7 (1.04%) Xilinx
9 6 (0.89%) Altera
9 6 (0.89%) Business Objects
9 6 (0.89%) Google
10 5 (0.74%) MKS
10 5 (0.74%) Cognos
10 5 (0.74%) Hyperion
10 5 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (0.74%) Tableau
10 5 (0.74%) RapidMiner
10 5 (0.74%) FactSet
10 5 (0.74%) Omniture
10 5 (0.74%) Zend
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + relocation allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension and bonus schemes.
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £47500 - £55000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and pensions
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Fuel3D
Salary: Excellent salary & good range of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38500 - £46250 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago