Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 378 241 373
Rank change year-on-year -137 +132 +68
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 76 49 137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 1.03% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 97
10th Percentile £35,461 £33,000 £30,950
25th Percentile £35,975 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.88% -18.95%
75th Percentile £48,177 £58,125 £56,250
90th Percentile £49,785 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +22.45% -2.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 9,549 4,746 13,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.16% 59.15% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,934 4,133 11,721
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MATLAB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in the South East

MATLAB
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MATLAB in the South East.

Salary trend for MATLAB in the South East

MATLAB
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing MATLAB in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in the South East

MATLAB
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
Kent - 44 - - 6
Thames Valley -102 21 £40,000 +3.90% 12
Oxfordshire -37 15 £42,500 +10.39% 6
Surrey - 6 £48,000 - 8
Berkshire - 6 £38,650 - 6
Hampshire -141 5 £47,500 -13.64% 19
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 45 (59.21%) Algorithms
2 38 (50.00%) Simulink
3 36 (47.37%) Automotive
4 29 (38.16%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (38.16%) Social Skills
5 28 (36.84%) Python
5 28 (36.84%) Degree
6 27 (35.53%) Validation
7 25 (32.89%) C++
8 24 (31.58%) Electronics
9 17 (22.37%) C
10 16 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
11 15 (19.74%) Data Acquisition
12 14 (18.42%) Physics
13 13 (17.11%) EMC
13 13 (17.11%) Presentation Skills
14 12 (15.79%) PhD
14 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
15 11 (14.47%) Data Analysis
15 11 (14.47%) Mathematics
15 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (14.47%) Master's Degree
16 10 (13.16%) Linux
16 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
17 9 (11.84%) Signal Processing
17 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
17 9 (11.84%) Embedded Systems
17 9 (11.84%) C#
18 8 (10.53%) Java
18 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 38 (50.00%) Simulink
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.26%) GNU Octave
4 3 (3.95%) Stateflow
5 1 (1.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Wireless
2 3 (3.95%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 4 (5.26%) NewSQL
1 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 4 (5.26%) Power BI
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (5.26%) Tableau
2 3 (3.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.95%) Plastic SCM
3 1 (1.32%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 36 (47.37%) Automotive
2 29 (38.16%) Social Skills
3 24 (31.58%) Electronics
4 13 (17.11%) Presentation Skills
5 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.95%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (3.95%) Military
7 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.32%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) MATLAB Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Electronics Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) EMC Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Hardware Test Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) PCB Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.26%) DBA
9 4 (5.26%) SQL DBA
10 3 (3.95%) Automotive Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Computer Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Computer Vision Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) FPGA Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
1 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.26%) CSS
1 4 (5.26%) EDI
1 4 (5.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.95%) OpenCV
3 2 (2.63%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.32%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.32%) Middleware
4 1 (1.32%) NumPy
4 1 (1.32%) Pandas
4 1 (1.32%) PyTorch
4 1 (1.32%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 45 (59.21%) Algorithms
2 9 (11.84%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (9.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.26%) Analogue Electronics
5 4 (5.26%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (2.63%) Cybercrime
6 2 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.63%) VHDL
7 1 (1.32%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (35.53%) Validation
3 16 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
4 15 (19.74%) Data Acquisition
5 14 (18.42%) Physics
6 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (14.47%) Data Analysis
7 11 (14.47%) Mathematics
8 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
9 9 (11.84%) Signal Processing
10 7 (9.21%) CAD
10 7 (9.21%) Deep Learning
10 7 (9.21%) Schematic Capture
11 6 (7.89%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (7.89%) Digital Signal Processing
12 5 (6.58%) Coaching
13 4 (5.26%) Database Security
13 4 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) Python
2 25 (32.89%) C++
3 17 (22.37%) C
4 9 (11.84%) C#
5 8 (10.53%) Java
6 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.58%) SQL
7 4 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 4 (5.26%) R
7 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.26%) VB
8 3 (3.95%) Fortran
8 3 (3.95%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) PhD
3 11 (14.47%) Master's Degree
4 8 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) DBS Check
6 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) Def Stans
1 3 (3.95%) ISO 26262
1 3 (3.95%) MISRA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Firmware
2 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) EMC
2 5 (6.58%) Cadence
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Agilent
4 3 (3.95%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) Lauterbach
5 2 (2.63%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.32%) ANSYS
6 1 (1.32%) Atlassian