Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 438 559
Rank change year-on-year -142 +121 +143
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 300 610 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.34% 0.60% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 1.07% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 241 507 413
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 47,544 56,910 56,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 54.04% 56.26% 52.42%
Number of salaries quoted 39,201 48,096 48,048
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing MATLAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in the UK excluding London

MATLAB
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for MATLAB in the UK excluding London

MATLAB
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in the UK excluding London

MATLAB
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
South East -13 123 £47,500 +5.56% 56
North of England +5 40 £46,000 +2.22% 11
East of England -122 40 £35,000 -4.76% 30
Midlands -6 36 £55,000 +22.22% 26
Scotland +10 28 £43,000 -7.03% 16
West Midlands +17 26 £48,750 +5.41% 22
South West -23 26 £40,000 - 19
North East +9 15 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire +31 14 £45,000 +16.13% 3
North West 0 12 £50,000 - 4
East Midlands +4 10 £65,000 +62.50% 4
Northern Ireland - 6 £42,500 - 2
Wales +3 1 £52,500 +85.84%
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 155 (51.67%) C++
2 149 (49.67%) Python
3 130 (43.33%) Algorithms
4 124 (41.33%) R
4 124 (41.33%) Mathematics
5 117 (39.00%) Degree
6 116 (38.67%) Data Science
7 111 (37.00%) Machine Learning
8 108 (36.00%) PhD
9 99 (33.00%) Physics
10 89 (29.67%) Big Data
11 87 (29.00%) Data Analysis
12 82 (27.33%) Artificial Intelligence
12 82 (27.33%) C
13 76 (25.33%) C#
14 75 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 72 (24.00%) Deep Learning
16 67 (22.33%) Computer Science
17 65 (21.67%) Analytics
18 60 (20.00%) Neural Network
19 58 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
20 56 (18.67%) Java
21 55 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
22 51 (17.00%) SQL
23 50 (16.67%) Git (software)
23 50 (16.67%) Computer Vision
24 45 (15.00%) Mathematical Modelling
24 45 (15.00%) Simulink
25 44 (14.67%) Subversion
26 42 (14.00%) Electronics

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 23 (7.67%) SAS
2 20 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.00%) Apache
3 6 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.00%) DNN
5 2 (0.67%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (15.00%) Simulink
2 33 (11.00%) GNU Octave
3 13 (4.33%) SPSS
4 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (1.67%) Stata
5 5 (1.67%) Stateflow
6 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.67%) Weka
8 1 (0.33%) CATIA
8 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.33%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.33%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.00%) GitHub
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.33%) Internet
1 7 (2.33%) Wireless
2 3 (1.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.67%) Symposium
4 1 (0.33%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.33%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.33%) Modbus
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (29.67%) Big Data
2 23 (7.67%) NoSQL
3 19 (6.33%) Hadoop
4 14 (4.67%) Power BI
5 9 (3.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (2.00%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.00%) Data Mining
6 6 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.33%) MS Access
8 4 (1.33%) MySQL
8 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.00%) QlikView
9 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 44 (14.67%) Subversion
3 14 (4.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 13 (4.33%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (4.00%) LabVIEW
6 6 (2.00%) JIRA
6 6 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.67%) Ant
9 2 (0.67%) CMake
9 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.67%) Polyspace
9 2 (0.67%) Redmine
9 2 (0.67%) VectorCAST
10 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
General
1 42 (14.00%) Electronics
2 28 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 25 (8.33%) Automotive
4 18 (6.00%) Finance
5 16 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (5.00%) Aerospace
7 14 (4.67%) Manufacturing
8 11 (3.67%) Marketing
8 11 (3.67%) Military
9 8 (2.67%) German Language
10 7 (2.33%) Games
11 5 (1.67%) French Language
12 2 (0.67%) Avionics
12 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.67%) Social Science
13 1 (0.33%) Back Office
13 1 (0.33%) Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (19.33%) Software Engineer
2 51 (17.00%) Data Scientist
3 27 (9.00%) Computer Engineer
3 27 (9.00%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 23 (7.67%) Developer
4 23 (7.67%) Graduate
4 23 (7.67%) Research Engineer
5 18 (6.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 16 (5.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 14 (4.67%) Test Engineer
8 13 (4.33%) Process Engineer
9 12 (4.00%) Architect
9 12 (4.00%) Systems Architect
10 11 (3.67%) Senior Data Scientist
10 11 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.33%) Analyst
11 10 (3.33%) Data Engineer
11 10 (3.33%) Electronics Engineer
11 10 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.67%) scikit-learn
2 13 (4.33%) OpenGL
2 13 (4.33%) Pandas
3 12 (4.00%) TensorFlow
4 11 (3.67%) .NET
5 10 (3.33%) JSON
5 10 (3.33%) NumPy
6 9 (3.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (3.00%) CSS
6 9 (3.00%) Vue.js
7 8 (2.67%) HTML
7 8 (2.67%) React
8 7 (2.33%) Matplotlib
8 7 (2.33%) SciPy
9 6 (2.00%) HTML5
9 6 (2.00%) Lambda Expressions
10 5 (1.67%) CSS3
10 5 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (1.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (1.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 130 (43.33%) Algorithms
2 58 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.00%) Acoustics
4 14 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.33%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.67%) Optoelectronics
8 7 (2.33%) Internet of Things
9 6 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.33%) CUDA
10 4 (1.33%) Music Streaming
10 4 (1.33%) Robotics
11 3 (1.00%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.00%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.67%) Biotechnology
12 2 (0.67%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.67%) TMS320
12 2 (0.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.33%) Linux
2 8 (2.67%) Robot Operating System
2 8 (2.67%) VxWorks
2 8 (2.67%) Windows
3 6 (2.00%) Unix
4 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) CentOS
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (41.33%) Mathematics
2 116 (38.67%) Data Science
3 111 (37.00%) Machine Learning
4 99 (33.00%) Physics
5 87 (29.00%) Data Analysis
6 82 (27.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 75 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 72 (24.00%) Deep Learning
9 67 (22.33%) Computer Science
10 65 (21.67%) Analytics
11 60 (20.00%) Neural Network
12 55 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (16.67%) Computer Vision
14 45 (15.00%) Mathematical Modelling
15 41 (13.67%) Image Processing
16 30 (10.00%) Signal Processing
17 28 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
19 24 (8.00%) Data Analytics
19 24 (8.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 155 (51.67%) C++
2 149 (49.67%) Python
3 124 (41.33%) R
4 82 (27.33%) C
5 76 (25.33%) C#
6 56 (18.67%) Java
7 51 (17.00%) SQL
8 25 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 24 (8.00%) Embedded C
10 19 (6.33%) Embedded C++
11 14 (4.67%) Scala
12 6 (2.00%) Assembly Language
13 5 (1.67%) F#
13 5 (1.67%) Haskell
13 5 (1.67%) Perl
14 4 (1.33%) Ruby
14 4 (1.33%) VB
15 3 (1.00%) Fortran
15 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (39.00%) Degree
2 108 (36.00%) PhD
3 18 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.67%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (3.33%) Master's Degree
6 10 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.67%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.67%) HND
9 3 (1.00%) CIPD
10 1 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.67%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.00%) ISO 26262
3 5 (1.67%) DO-254
3 5 (1.67%) QA
4 3 (1.00%) GDPR
5 2 (0.67%) MISRA
6 1 (0.33%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.33%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (6.33%) Firmware
2 2 (0.67%) Docker
3 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.33%) GPFS
3 1 (0.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Ambari
1 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (5.00%) Tableau
2 12 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.00%) SAP
4 8 (2.67%) Google
4 8 (2.67%) Oracle
5 7 (2.33%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.00%) IBM
6 3 (1.00%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.67%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.67%) Twitter
8 1 (0.33%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.33%) EMC
8 1 (0.33%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.33%) Intel
8 1 (0.33%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.33%) Minitab
8 1 (0.33%) NVIDIA
8 1 (0.33%) QNX
8 1 (0.33%) Splunk
8 1 (0.33%) Supermicro