Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
England > South East
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 250 380 410
Rank change year-on-year +130 +30 +10
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 72 139 142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 0.99% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 50 107 120
Median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,950 £32,725
90th Percentile £60,250 £61,250 £65,000
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 6,036 14,065 17,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.28% 53.89% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,122 12,069 14,746
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.97% +0.56%
10th Percentile £31,888 £28,750 £29,063
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,350 £67,500
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 13 August 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 13 August 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 +133 43 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Oxfordshire +48 43 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Hampshire +55 26 £50,000 +42.86% 12
Kent +45 2 - - 1
West Sussex +38 1 £31,500 -24.10% 1
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 59 (81.94%) Python
2 54 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (75.00%) Degree
3 47 (65.28%) Windows
4 45 (62.50%) Algorithms
5 38 (52.78%) C#
5 38 (52.78%) Mathematics
5 38 (52.78%) Git (software)
5 38 (52.78%) R
6 37 (51.39%) Computer Science
7 35 (48.61%) Image Processing
8 34 (47.22%) .NET
8 34 (47.22%) Computer Vision
9 32 (44.44%) C++
9 32 (44.44%) Unit Testing
9 32 (44.44%) Computer Science Degree
10 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (36.11%) Big Data
12 16 (22.22%) SQL
13 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
14 13 (18.06%) C
14 13 (18.06%) Linux
14 13 (18.06%) Physics
15 11 (15.28%) Multithreading
15 11 (15.28%) OOD
15 11 (15.28%) Multithreaded Programming
16 10 (13.89%) Signal Processing
17 9 (12.50%) Aerospace
17 9 (12.50%) JIRA
17 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared

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 7 (9.72%) Confluence
2 5 (6.94%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) ATM
1 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
2 5 (6.94%) 5G
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.11%) Big Data
2 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.56%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.56%) Neo4j
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.39%) GIS
5 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 38 (52.78%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.50%) JIRA
3 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 9 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 6 (8.33%) Electronics
2 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Automotive
4 3 (4.17%) Finance
4 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.78%) Advertising
5 2 (2.78%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (69.44%) Software Engineer
2 33 (45.83%) C# Software Engineer
3 22 (30.56%) Applications Engineer
4 21 (29.17%) Development Engineer
4 21 (29.17%) Software Development Engineer
4 21 (29.17%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (15.28%) .NET Software Engineer
5 11 (15.28%) Control Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Real Time Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Big Data Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Data Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Design Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Developer
10 3 (4.17%) FPGA Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.22%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) Kafka
2 4 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (4.17%) WinForms
3 3 (4.17%) WPF
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Verilog
4 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.39%) ASIC
5 1 (1.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 47 (65.28%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (52.78%) Mathematics
3 37 (51.39%) Computer Science
4 35 (48.61%) Image Processing
5 34 (47.22%) Computer Vision
6 32 (44.44%) Unit Testing
7 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (18.06%) Physics
9 11 (15.28%) Multithreaded Programming
9 11 (15.28%) Multithreading
9 11 (15.28%) OOD
10 10 (13.89%) Signal Processing
11 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.72%) Component Testing
12 7 (9.72%) Control Theory
12 7 (9.72%) Data Acquisition
12 7 (9.72%) Machine Learning
12 7 (9.72%) Scrum
12 7 (9.72%) Validation
13 6 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 59 (81.94%) Python
2 38 (52.78%) C#
2 38 (52.78%) R
3 32 (44.44%) C++
4 16 (22.22%) SQL
5 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 13 (18.06%) C
7 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.56%) Java
9 2 (2.78%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.78%) Scala
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 54 (75.00%) Degree
2 32 (44.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) DBS Check
5 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Ansible
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
1 4 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Altera
1 5 (6.94%) Cadence
1 5 (6.94%) Mentor Graphics
1 5 (6.94%) Synopsys
1 5 (6.94%) Xilinx
2 3 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.78%) QNX
4 1 (1.39%) EMC
4 1 (1.39%) Siemens
4 1 (1.39%) Tableau