Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 645 515 632
Rank change year-on-year -130 +117 +54
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 483 860 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.95% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 383 719 559
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,350 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 77,239 90,384 88,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.98% 55.65% 53.29%
Number of salaries quoted 64,523 75,796 76,858
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MATLAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in England

MATLAB
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MATLAB in England

MATLAB
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in England

MATLAB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the England region over the 6 months to 16 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
London -58 192 £80,000 +14.29% 35
South East +17 144 £45,000 - 58
North of England +30 44 £45,000 - 12
East of England -112 43 £35,000 - 53
Midlands -10 37 £56,250 +25.00% 19
West Midlands +26 28 £48,750 +8.33% 15
South West -17 22 £40,000 -13.04% 19
North West +27 18 £55,000 +10.00% 8
North East +26 14 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +19 13 £45,000 +16.13% 1
East Midlands +6 9 £65,000 +62.50% 4
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 16 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 England region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 318 (65.84%) Python
2 299 (61.90%) R
3 263 (54.45%) C++
4 251 (51.97%) Mathematics
5 220 (45.55%) Machine Learning
6 209 (43.27%) PhD
7 187 (38.72%) Data Science
8 182 (37.68%) Degree
9 179 (37.06%) Java
10 164 (33.95%) Physics
11 154 (31.88%) Algorithms
12 152 (31.47%) SQL
13 147 (30.43%) Software Engineering
14 142 (29.40%) Data Analysis
15 140 (28.99%) Artificial Intelligence
16 133 (27.54%) Analytics
17 132 (27.33%) Big Data
18 128 (26.50%) Computer Science
19 127 (26.29%) C#
20 117 (24.22%) Finance
21 96 (19.88%) C
22 94 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
23 91 (18.84%) Deep Learning
24 89 (18.43%) Neural Network
25 76 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
26 75 (15.53%) Statistics
27 64 (13.25%) Equities
28 55 (11.39%) Visualisation
29 54 (11.18%) SAS
30 52 (10.77%) Amazon AWS

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 54 (11.18%) SAS
2 33 (6.83%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.04%) Apache Pig
3 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.41%) Apache
4 2 (0.41%) DNN
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.21%) IPython
5 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 39 (8.07%) Simulink
2 37 (7.66%) GNU Octave
3 25 (5.18%) SPSS
4 14 (2.90%) Stata
5 11 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (1.04%) Stateflow
8 4 (0.83%) Maple
9 2 (0.41%) CATIA
9 2 (0.41%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.41%) Weka
10 1 (0.21%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.21%) NASTRAN
10 1 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.21%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.21%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 26 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.45%) Broadband
2 5 (1.04%) Internet
2 5 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.83%) Wireless
4 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.21%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.21%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (27.33%) Big Data
2 46 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 34 (7.04%) Hadoop
4 26 (5.38%) Data Mining
5 20 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (3.52%) Power BI
7 15 (3.11%) SQL Server
8 11 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (2.07%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.66%) MySQL
10 8 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.45%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.24%) QlikView
13 5 (1.04%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.83%) BigQuery
14 4 (0.83%) HBase
14 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
15 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (10.56%) Git (software)
2 45 (9.32%) Subversion
3 19 (3.93%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.52%) Artifactory
4 17 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (3.52%) Maven
5 14 (2.90%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (2.28%) Rational Rhapsody
7 10 (2.07%) LabVIEW
8 8 (1.66%) RStudio
9 6 (1.24%) JIRA
10 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.62%) Toad
12 2 (0.41%) CMake
12 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.41%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.41%) Polyspace
12 2 (0.41%) PyCharm
12 2 (0.41%) Redmine
12 2 (0.41%) VectorCAST
General
1 117 (24.22%) Finance
2 38 (7.87%) Banking
3 36 (7.45%) Electronics
3 36 (7.45%) Front Office
4 34 (7.04%) Games
5 33 (6.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 33 (6.83%) Telecoms
6 24 (4.97%) Publishing
7 21 (4.35%) Marketing
8 20 (4.14%) Automotive
9 16 (3.31%) Advertising
10 15 (3.11%) Aerospace
11 13 (2.69%) Military
12 11 (2.28%) Manufacturing
13 9 (1.86%) German Language
14 6 (1.24%) Billing
14 6 (1.24%) Investment Banking
15 5 (1.04%) French Language
16 4 (0.83%) Retail
17 3 (0.62%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 114 (23.60%) Data Scientist
2 81 (16.77%) Developer
3 64 (13.25%) Software Engineer
4 51 (10.56%) Analyst
5 35 (7.25%) Graduate
6 30 (6.21%) Computer Engineer
6 30 (6.21%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 26 (5.38%) Machine Learning Researcher
8 25 (5.18%) Software Developer
9 24 (4.97%) Research Engineer
10 20 (4.14%) Senior Data Scientist
11 19 (3.93%) Test Engineer
12 17 (3.52%) Junior
13 16 (3.31%) Data Analyst
13 16 (3.31%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 15 (3.11%) Software Test Engineer
15 14 (2.90%) Process Engineer
15 14 (2.90%) Python Developer
15 14 (2.90%) Quantitative Analyst
15 14 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.25%) Natural Language Processing
2 29 (6.00%) Web Services
3 17 (3.52%) J2EE
4 14 (2.90%) .NET
5 12 (2.48%) HTML
5 12 (2.48%) JSON
5 12 (2.48%) TensorFlow
6 11 (2.28%) XML
7 10 (2.07%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.86%) CSS
8 9 (1.86%) OpenGL
8 9 (1.86%) Vue.js
9 8 (1.66%) Pandas
9 8 (1.66%) React
10 7 (1.45%) HTML5
10 7 (1.45%) scikit-learn
11 6 (1.24%) NumPy
12 5 (1.04%) CSS3
12 5 (1.04%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (1.04%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 154 (31.88%) Algorithms
2 94 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (13.25%) Equities
4 50 (10.35%) Hedge funds
5 46 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (5.59%) Fixed Income
7 22 (4.55%) Fintech
8 21 (4.35%) Exotic Derivative
8 21 (4.35%) Market Risk
9 20 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (3.93%) Acoustics
11 17 (3.52%) Credit Risk
12 15 (3.11%) Data Structures
13 14 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (2.07%) Derivative
15 8 (1.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 7 (1.45%) Virtual Team
17 6 (1.24%) Optoelectronics
18 5 (1.04%) Internet of Things
18 5 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.21%) Linux
2 10 (2.07%) Windows
3 8 (1.66%) Robot Operating System
3 8 (1.66%) VxWorks
4 7 (1.45%) Unix
5 5 (1.04%) Android
6 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.41%) CentOS
7 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (51.97%) Mathematics
2 220 (45.55%) Machine Learning
3 187 (38.72%) Data Science
4 164 (33.95%) Physics
5 147 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 142 (29.40%) Data Analysis
7 140 (28.99%) Artificial Intelligence
8 133 (27.54%) Analytics
9 128 (26.50%) Computer Science
10 91 (18.84%) Deep Learning
11 89 (18.43%) Neural Network
12 76 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
13 75 (15.53%) Statistics
14 55 (11.39%) Visualisation
15 50 (10.35%) Computer Vision
16 45 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (8.49%) Data Analytics
18 40 (8.28%) Image Processing
18 40 (8.28%) Mathematical Modelling
19 36 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 318 (65.84%) Python
2 299 (61.90%) R
3 263 (54.45%) C++
4 179 (37.06%) Java
5 152 (31.47%) SQL
6 127 (26.29%) C#
7 96 (19.88%) C
8 29 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 28 (5.80%) Scala
10 17 (3.52%) Embedded C
11 12 (2.48%) Embedded C++
12 11 (2.28%) PHP
13 10 (2.07%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.07%) Julia
14 9 (1.86%) Ruby
14 9 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.86%) VBA
15 7 (1.45%) Fortran
15 7 (1.45%) Perl
15 7 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 209 (43.27%) PhD
2 182 (37.68%) Degree
3 24 (4.97%) Master's Degree
4 20 (4.14%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (3.11%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.69%) ISTQB
7 11 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (2.07%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.04%) HND
10 3 (0.62%) CIPD
11 2 (0.41%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.48%) Dodd-Frank
1 12 (2.48%) EMIR
1 12 (2.48%) MiFID
2 9 (1.86%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.86%) QA
3 6 (1.24%) ISO 26262
4 5 (1.04%) DO-254
5 4 (0.83%) GDPR
6 2 (0.41%) MISRA
7 1 (0.21%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.21%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.21%) IFRS
7 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.66%) Firmware
2 4 (0.83%) Docker
3 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.21%) GPFS
4 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.52%) Ansible
1 17 (3.52%) Puppet
2 2 (0.41%) Oozie
3 1 (0.21%) Chronos
3 1 (0.21%) Mesos
3 1 (0.21%) Packer
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (4.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.14%) Tableau
3 12 (2.48%) Bloomberg
3 12 (2.48%) Reuters
4 10 (2.07%) Oracle
4 10 (2.07%) SAP
5 5 (1.04%) Cloudera
6 4 (0.83%) IBM
6 4 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (0.83%) Splunk
7 3 (0.62%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.41%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.41%) Cognos
8 2 (0.41%) EMC
8 2 (0.41%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.41%) Informatica
8 2 (0.41%) RapidMiner
8 2 (0.41%) Talend
8 2 (0.41%) Twitter
8 2 (0.41%) Vertica