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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 544 618 572
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -46
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 380 294 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.50% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 307 272 273
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,500 £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
54555 59078 58476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.70% 52.77% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46394 49674 50295
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 2015. 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 +79 375 £45,000 -6.73% 73
London +52 156 £52,500 -19.23% 24
South East -28 65 £40,000 -5.88% 26
East of England +30 52 £27,000 -16.92% 9
City of London +22 41 £50,000 -16.66% 7
Cambridgeshire +29 37 £27,000 -15.62% 8
West Midlands -8 34 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Oxfordshire +14 31 £35,000 -17.64% 4
West Yorkshire - 30 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 30 £45,000 - 2
Leeds - 30 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +43 29 £40,000 +2.56% 4
Cambridge +18 24 £27,000 -4.42% 8
Derbyshire - 21 £40,000 - 3
Warwickshire +6 20 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Derby - 20 £40,000 - 2
Oxford +17 15 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Staffordshire +3 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey -15 9 £47,500 +14.45% 4
Peterborough - 9 £22,500 -
Berkshire +6 8 £42,500 - 10
Abingdon - 8 £32,500 -
Bracknell -2 7 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Hampshire -2 7 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Southampton -9 6 £51,250 +7.89%
South West -25 6 £39,000 +23.80% 3
Leicestershire +19 5 £42,999 +8.85%
Suffolk +8 5 £40,000 +29.03%
Essex +3 5 £22,050 -42.78%
Ipswich - 5 £40,000 -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 313 (42.94%) Degree
2 307 (42.11%) C++
3 304 (41.70%) R
4 289 (39.64%) SQL
5 272 (37.31%) Python
6 264 (36.21%) Analytics
7 205 (28.12%) Mathematics
8 203 (27.85%) Software Engineering
9 189 (25.93%) Algorithms
10 186 (25.51%) Java
11 185 (25.38%) Computer Science
12 179 (24.55%) C
13 168 (23.05%) Analytical Skills
14 147 (20.16%) Finance
15 142 (19.48%) Statistics
16 136 (18.66%) SAS
17 128 (17.56%) Big Data
18 127 (17.42%) C#
19 121 (16.60%) SPSS
20 104 (14.27%) PhD
20 104 (14.27%) Simulink
21 97 (13.31%) Visualisation
22 96 (13.17%) Hadoop
23 95 (13.03%) Linux
24 87 (11.93%) Electronics
25 84 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
26 83 (11.39%) Data Modelling
27 80 (10.97%) OO
27 80 (10.97%) Data Analysis
28 79 (10.84%) Physics

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 136 (18.66%) SAS
2 43 (5.90%) Apache Pig
3 14 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.37%) Apache
5 9 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.27%) TWiki
9 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 121 (16.60%) SPSS
2 104 (14.27%) Simulink
3 42 (5.76%) MS Excel
4 30 (4.12%) TargetLink
5 28 (3.84%) Mathematica
6 17 (2.33%) Stata
7 13 (1.78%) Stateflow
8 12 (1.65%) MS Office
9 10 (1.37%) GNU Octave
10 9 (1.23%) CPLEX
11 8 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (0.82%) EViews
13 5 (0.69%) Final Cut Pro
13 5 (0.69%) Gephi
13 5 (0.69%) S-PLUS
14 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
15 3 (0.41%) Abaqus
16 1 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 9 (1.23%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.69%) LabWindows
3 4 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) RMDS
4 1 (0.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.55%) GitHub
4 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.74%) Profibus
2 10 (1.37%) Wireless
3 7 (0.96%) Broadband
4 6 (0.82%) 3G
5 5 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.69%) LDAP
5 5 (0.69%) Software-Defined Radio
5 5 (0.69%) LTE
5 5 (0.69%) Internet
5 5 (0.69%) Modbus
6 4 (0.55%) FTP
7 3 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.41%) 3GPP
7 3 (0.41%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.27%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.14%) WLAN
9 1 (0.14%) ATM
9 1 (0.14%) GSM
9 1 (0.14%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (17.56%) Big Data
2 96 (13.17%) Hadoop
3 78 (10.70%) SQL Server
4 64 (8.78%) Data Mining
5 48 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 44 (6.04%) Apache Hive
7 37 (5.08%) MongoDB
8 33 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (3.98%) Oracle BI EE
11 27 (3.70%) Relational Database
12 26 (3.57%) MySQL
13 23 (3.16%) QlikView
14 20 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (2.74%) CouchDB
15 18 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (1.78%) HBase
18 12 (1.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
19 10 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (4.80%) Subversion
2 32 (4.39%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (3.84%) LabVIEW
5 22 (3.02%) Visual Studio
6 19 (2.61%) Maven
7 18 (2.47%) NUnit
8 12 (1.65%) Mercurial
9 10 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (1.23%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.55%) Moq
12 4 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.41%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.27%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (0.27%) Trac
14 2 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 147 (20.16%) Finance
2 87 (11.93%) Electronics
3 55 (7.54%) Marketing
4 48 (6.58%) Automotive
5 38 (5.21%) Retail
6 36 (4.94%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.88%) Banking
8 17 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.33%) Aerospace
9 16 (2.19%) Games
9 16 (2.19%) Military
10 10 (1.37%) Front Office
11 9 (1.23%) Law
12 8 (1.10%) Avionics
13 7 (0.96%) Back Office
14 5 (0.69%) Legal
14 5 (0.69%) Advertising
14 5 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.55%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 162 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 154 (21.12%) Developer
3 139 (19.07%) Analyst
4 127 (17.42%) Data Scientist
5 53 (7.27%) Data Analyst
6 48 (6.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 45 (6.17%) Software Developer
8 37 (5.08%) Research Engineer
9 35 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
9 35 (4.80%) C# Developer
10 33 (4.53%) Graduate
11 32 (4.39%) C++ Developer
12 29 (3.98%) Java Developer
13 27 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
14 26 (3.57%) .NET Developer
14 26 (3.57%) Junior
15 24 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
16 23 (3.16%) Consultant
17 22 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
18 21 (2.88%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (10.01%) .NET
2 33 (4.53%) ASP.NET
2 33 (4.53%) XML
3 31 (4.25%) jQuery
4 24 (3.29%) CSS
5 23 (3.16%) HTML
6 20 (2.74%) Spring
7 19 (2.61%) LINQ
8 17 (2.33%) Web Services
9 16 (2.19%) AngularJS
10 14 (1.92%) NumPy
11 12 (1.65%) HTML5
11 12 (1.65%) scikit-learn
12 11 (1.51%) OpenGL
12 11 (1.51%) WinForms
13 10 (1.37%) OpenCL
13 10 (1.37%) CSS3
13 10 (1.37%) Qt
14 9 (1.23%) REST
14 9 (1.23%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 205 (28.12%) Mathematics
2 189 (25.93%) Algorithms
3 185 (25.38%) Computer Science
4 168 (23.05%) Analytical Skills
5 142 (19.48%) Statistics
6 97 (13.31%) Visualisation
7 79 (10.84%) Physics
8 35 (4.80%) Chemistry
9 30 (4.12%) Embedded Systems
10 29 (3.98%) Hedge funds
10 29 (3.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 27 (3.70%) VHDL
12 25 (3.43%) Fixed Income
13 23 (3.16%) Neural Network
13 23 (3.16%) CAN bus
14 22 (3.02%) Data Structures
14 22 (3.02%) Open Source
14 22 (3.02%) Equities
14 22 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 20 (2.74%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 95 (13.03%) Linux
2 74 (10.15%) Windows
3 25 (3.43%) UNIX
4 20 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 13 (1.78%) Android
6 11 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.27%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (36.21%) Analytics
2 203 (27.85%) Software Engineering
3 84 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (11.39%) Data Modelling
5 80 (10.97%) OO
5 80 (10.97%) Data Analysis
6 77 (10.56%) Statistical Analysis
7 70 (9.60%) UML
7 70 (9.60%) Signal Processing
8 63 (8.64%) Machine Learning
9 57 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
10 55 (7.54%) Predictive Modelling
11 49 (6.72%) Image Processing
12 48 (6.58%) Data Analytics
13 42 (5.76%) Multithreading
14 40 (5.49%) OOD
15 37 (5.08%) Unit Testing
16 36 (4.94%) E-Commerce
16 36 (4.94%) MVC
17 35 (4.80%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 307 (42.11%) C++
2 304 (41.70%) R
3 289 (39.64%) SQL
4 272 (37.31%) Python
5 186 (25.51%) Java
6 179 (24.55%) C
7 127 (17.42%) C#
8 66 (9.05%) Ruby
9 62 (8.50%) VBA
10 45 (6.17%) Perl
11 33 (4.53%) Embedded C
12 31 (4.25%) JavaScript
13 26 (3.57%) Embedded C++
14 19 (2.61%) Assembly Language
15 18 (2.47%) VB
15 18 (2.47%) Clojure
16 16 (2.19%) Bash Shell
17 15 (2.06%) Scala
18 12 (1.65%) Shell Script
19 11 (1.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 313 (42.94%) Degree
2 104 (14.27%) PhD
3 29 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.74%) Postgraduate
6 10 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
7 7 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.69%) MCAD
9 2 (0.27%) HND
9 2 (0.27%) MCP
9 2 (0.27%) RHCE
9 2 (0.27%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.21%) QA
2 8 (1.10%) DO-178B
3 7 (0.96%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.82%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.27%) SLA
6 2 (0.27%) DO-254
6 2 (0.27%) DO-160
6 2 (0.27%) EMIR
6 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.14%) Basel II
7 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 54 (7.41%) Firmware
2 18 (2.47%) HDFS
3 5 (0.69%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.27%) KVM
4 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.69%) OPNET
2 2 (0.27%) Puppet
2 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.14%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 60 (8.23%) Oracle
2 55 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 44 (6.04%) Tableau
4 23 (3.16%) IBM
5 18 (2.47%) Google
6 15 (2.06%) Alterian
7 13 (1.78%) Omniture
7 13 (1.78%) Bloomberg
8 9 (1.23%) MathWorks
8 9 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (0.96%) Xilinx
9 7 (0.96%) Altera
10 6 (0.82%) Alteryx
10 6 (0.82%) Informatica
11 5 (0.69%) i2
11 5 (0.69%) Symbian
11 5 (0.69%) Apple
11 5 (0.69%) Reuters
11 5 (0.69%) Teradata
11 5 (0.69%) RapidMiner
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