Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
England > South East
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 306 318 422
Rank change year-on-year +12 +104 -3
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 154 205 157
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.77% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 1.38% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 87 168 142
Median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.82% -17.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 11,894 14,866 18,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.87% 55.55% 58.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10,132 12,769 16,114
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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
Thames Valley +37 91 £38,500 -18.95% 6
Oxfordshire +20 84 £38,500 -18.95% 6
Hampshire +7 46 £55,000 +57.14% 17
Kent +29 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +28 4 £100,000 +100.00%
Berkshire +27 3 - -
Surrey +31 1 £60,000 +54.84% 1
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 126 (81.82%) Python
2 97 (62.99%) Software Engineering
3 90 (58.44%) Degree
4 81 (52.60%) C++
5 74 (48.05%) Windows
6 72 (46.75%) Mathematics
6 72 (46.75%) Algorithms
7 67 (43.51%) C#
8 60 (38.96%) R
9 58 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (35.71%) Computer Science
11 53 (34.42%) Git (software)
12 46 (29.87%) Computer Vision
13 42 (27.27%) .NET
14 41 (26.62%) Computer Science Degree
15 40 (25.97%) Image Processing
16 39 (25.32%) Unit Testing
17 38 (24.68%) Linux
18 37 (24.03%) Big Data
19 33 (21.43%) Security Cleared
20 32 (20.78%) Java
20 32 (20.78%) JavaScript
21 28 (18.18%) C
22 24 (15.58%) SQL
22 24 (15.58%) SC Cleared
22 24 (15.58%) Analytics
23 23 (14.94%) Data Science
24 21 (13.64%) Machine Learning
25 20 (12.99%) UML
25 20 (12.99%) Simulink

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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (11.04%) Apache Spark
2 14 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 14 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.60%) Confluence
4 3 (1.95%) SAS
5 2 (1.30%) IPython
6 1 (0.65%) WinCC
Applications
1 20 (12.99%) Simulink
2 2 (1.30%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.65%) EPLAN
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.95%) Power Platform
3 2 (1.30%) AWS
3 2 (1.30%) Azure
4 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.84%) Ethernet
2 8 (5.19%) 5G
2 8 (5.19%) ATM
3 5 (3.25%) 4G
3 5 (3.25%) DVB
3 5 (3.25%) LTE
3 5 (3.25%) Wireless
4 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.30%) Broadband
5 2 (1.30%) DWDM
6 1 (0.65%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.03%) Big Data
2 18 (11.69%) Hadoop
3 15 (9.74%) MongoDB
4 14 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
4 14 (9.09%) Neo4j
5 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.95%) Power BI
6 2 (1.30%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.65%) GIS
7 1 (0.65%) MS Access
7 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (34.42%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.09%) Subversion
3 9 (5.84%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (3.25%) JIRA
4 5 (3.25%) LabVIEW
5 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.95%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 19 (12.34%) Aerospace
1 19 (12.34%) Electronics
2 12 (7.79%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.49%) Automotive
4 8 (5.19%) Military
5 7 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.60%) Avionics
7 3 (1.95%) Finance
7 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.30%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (51.30%) Software Engineer
2 40 (25.97%) C# Software Engineer
3 21 (13.64%) Applications Engineer
3 21 (13.64%) Development Engineer
3 21 (13.64%) Software Development Engineer
3 21 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
4 18 (11.69%) .NET Software Engineer
4 18 (11.69%) Control Systems Engineer
5 17 (11.04%) Analyst
5 17 (11.04%) Data Analyst
6 14 (9.09%) Big Data Analyst
6 14 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
7 10 (6.49%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Graduate
8 9 (5.84%) Principal Software Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Real Time Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) Real Time Software Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.27%) .NET
2 18 (11.69%) Kafka
3 13 (8.44%) Natural Language Processing
4 5 (3.25%) Middleware
5 4 (2.60%) CSS
5 4 (2.60%) HTML
5 4 (2.60%) Node.js
5 4 (2.60%) React
5 4 (2.60%) REST
6 3 (1.95%) NumPy
6 3 (1.95%) Pandas
7 2 (1.30%) scikit-learn
7 2 (1.30%) WinForms
7 2 (1.30%) WPF
8 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.65%) JavaFX
8 1 (0.65%) OOXML
8 1 (0.65%) OpenCV
8 1 (0.65%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (46.75%) Algorithms
2 13 (8.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (8.44%) VHDL
3 8 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.55%) ASIC
4 7 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.25%) Analogue Electronics
5 5 (3.25%) Verilog
6 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.60%) User Experience
7 2 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.30%) SCADA
8 1 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.65%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.65%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 74 (48.05%) Windows
2 38 (24.68%) Linux
3 9 (5.84%) VxWorks
4 3 (1.95%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (62.99%) Software Engineering
2 72 (46.75%) Mathematics
3 58 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 46 (29.87%) Computer Vision
6 40 (25.97%) Image Processing
7 39 (25.32%) Unit Testing
8 24 (15.58%) Analytics
9 23 (14.94%) Data Science
10 21 (13.64%) Machine Learning
11 20 (12.99%) UML
12 19 (12.34%) Multithreading
12 19 (12.34%) Physics
12 19 (12.34%) Validation
13 18 (11.69%) Multithreaded Programming
13 18 (11.69%) OOD
14 17 (11.04%) Data Analytics
15 16 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (9.74%) Signal Processing
16 15 (9.74%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 126 (81.82%) Python
2 81 (52.60%) C++
3 67 (43.51%) C#
4 60 (38.96%) R
5 32 (20.78%) Java
5 32 (20.78%) JavaScript
6 28 (18.18%) C
7 24 (15.58%) SQL
8 17 (11.04%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.84%) Ada
10 2 (1.30%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.30%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.30%) Perl
10 2 (1.30%) PyPy
10 2 (1.30%) Scala
11 1 (0.65%) Fortran
11 1 (0.65%) Go
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (58.44%) Degree
2 41 (26.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 24 (15.58%) SC Cleared
5 15 (9.74%) DV Cleared
6 13 (8.44%) PhD
7 8 (5.19%) DBS Check
8 7 (4.55%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.60%) HND
10 2 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.95%) Firmware
3 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (9.09%) Ansible
1 14 (9.09%) Puppet
1 14 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (5.84%) Green Hills
2 5 (3.25%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (1.95%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.95%) Tableau
4 2 (1.30%) Siemens
5 1 (0.65%) Altera
5 1 (0.65%) Cadence
5 1 (0.65%) EMC
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle
5 1 (0.65%) Synopsys
5 1 (0.65%) Xilinx