Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 211 231
Rank change year-on-year +11 +20 +7
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 25 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 0.096% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.18% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 7
Scotland median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% -5.88% -8.11%
10th Percentile £30,700 £35,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £67,375 £45,000 £57,500
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3437 2795 3209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 60.90% 53.88% 50.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2220 1722 1995
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in Scotland

MATLAB
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for MATLAB in Scotland

MATLAB
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in Scotland

MATLAB
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Edinburgh -11 13 £31,000 -22.50%
Glasgow - 4 £40,000 - 2
Stirling - 3 £57,500 - 1
West Lothian - 2 £37,500 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £46,250 -
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 20 (80.00%) Python
2 15 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 13 (52.00%) Degree
3 13 (52.00%) Machine Learning
4 12 (48.00%) R
5 10 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 10 (40.00%) PhD
5 10 (40.00%) C++
6 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (36.00%) Physics
7 7 (28.00%) Analytics
7 7 (28.00%) Big Data
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) C
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) SAS
7 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (24.00%) Statistics
9 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (20.00%) Scala
9 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
9 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 5 (20.00%) Tableau
9 5 (20.00%) Games
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) OO
10 4 (16.00%) D3.js
10 4 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (16.00%) Predictive Modelling

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (28.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.00%) Simulink
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Big Data
2 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.00%) QlikView
4 2 (8.00%) Spotfire
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.00%) BigQuery
5 1 (4.00%) GIS
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) CMake
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (4.00%) TestRail
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Avionics
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Data Scientist
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Machine Learning Researcher
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Quantitative Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) D3.js
2 3 (12.00%) ggplot
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) NumPy
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (4.00%) Kafka
4 1 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (4.00%) OpenCL
4 1 (4.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.00%) OpenSceneGraph
4 1 (4.00%) Pandas
4 1 (4.00%) Qt
4 1 (4.00%) SciPy
4 1 (4.00%) TensorFlow
4 1 (4.00%) Vulkan
4 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.00%) CUDA
5 3 (12.00%) Robotics
6 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (4.00%) ASIC
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Games
7 1 (4.00%) Photography
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 13 (52.00%) Machine Learning
3 9 (36.00%) Physics
3 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (28.00%) Analytics
5 6 (24.00%) Statistics
6 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 4 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (16.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (12.00%) Bayesian Methods
8 3 (12.00%) Computer Vision
8 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) Linear Algebra
8 3 (12.00%) Neural Network
8 3 (12.00%) OOD
8 3 (12.00%) Reinforcement Learning
8 3 (12.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Python
2 12 (48.00%) R
3 10 (40.00%) C++
4 7 (28.00%) C
4 7 (28.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Scala
6 3 (12.00%) C#
7 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.00%) Delphi
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) Julia
7 2 (8.00%) Perl
7 2 (8.00%) Ruby
8 1 (4.00%) Lua
8 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Degree
2 10 (40.00%) PhD
3 2 (8.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Tableau
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Vertica
3 1 (4.00%) ESRI
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Mapbox
3 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.00%) Perforce