Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 531 455 589
Rank change year-on-year -76 +134 +93
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 384 595 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.40% 0.60% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 1.07% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 273 550 370
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,700 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.91% -7.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,750 £69,100
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +8.70%

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 53,245 55,605 57,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 55.65% 56.42% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 44,650 47,002 49,553
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +23 141 £50,000 +25.00% 26
East of England -91 107 £35,000 -22.22% 38
Midlands -25 44 £40,750 +1.88% 39
North of England -3 40 £44,750 -12.68% 6
West Midlands -9 35 £40,750 +1.88% 32
South West -12 34 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Yorkshire +35 17 £40,000 -27.27% 3
North West -8 16 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Scotland -16 12 £45,000 -18.18% 9
East Midlands -46 9 £65,000 +62.50% 7
North East -19 7 £44,500 +14.10% 2
Wales +6 3 £60,000 +93.55%
Northern Ireland +1 3 - - 1
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 218 (56.77%) C++
2 198 (51.56%) Python
3 181 (47.14%) Algorithms
4 175 (45.57%) Mathematics
5 163 (42.45%) Machine Learning
6 150 (39.06%) C
7 142 (36.98%) Data Science
8 127 (33.07%) R
9 120 (31.25%) PhD
10 110 (28.65%) Physics
11 108 (28.13%) Software Engineering
12 106 (27.60%) Degree
13 98 (25.52%) Computer Vision
14 94 (24.48%) Data Analysis
14 94 (24.48%) Java
15 85 (22.14%) Computer Science
16 74 (19.27%) Artificial Intelligence
17 71 (18.49%) Deep Learning
18 69 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
19 68 (17.71%) Analytics
20 66 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
21 62 (16.15%) Image Processing
22 61 (15.89%) Simulink
22 61 (15.89%) C#
23 59 (15.36%) Big Data
24 56 (14.58%) Neural Network
24 56 (14.58%) Statistics
25 55 (14.32%) Electronics
26 53 (13.80%) Linux
26 53 (13.80%) Signal Processing

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 27 (7.03%) SAS
2 26 (6.77%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.82%) DNN
4 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 61 (15.89%) Simulink
2 26 (6.77%) GNU Octave
3 17 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (3.91%) SPSS
5 14 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (1.82%) Stateflow
8 5 (1.30%) Chatbot
9 4 (1.04%) Stata
10 2 (0.52%) EViews
10 2 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.26%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.26%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.26%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) FastStats
2 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) GitHub
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.34%) Symposium
2 5 (1.30%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.52%) HTTP
4 2 (0.52%) IPv4
4 2 (0.52%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.52%) Modbus
4 2 (0.52%) Network Security
4 2 (0.52%) Skype
4 2 (0.52%) SMS
4 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.52%) Wireless
5 1 (0.26%) 3G
5 1 (0.26%) 4G
5 1 (0.26%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.26%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) Junos
5 1 (0.26%) Profibus
5 1 (0.26%) TETRA
5 1 (0.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.36%) Big Data
2 29 (7.55%) Hadoop
3 18 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 17 (4.43%) Data Mining
5 14 (3.65%) Apache Hive
6 11 (2.86%) Power BI
7 10 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.34%) Base SAS
8 9 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.08%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.56%) SQL Server
11 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.04%) Text Mining
13 3 (0.78%) Spotfire
14 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.52%) KDB
14 2 (0.52%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 35 (9.11%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.07%) LabVIEW
2 31 (8.07%) Subversion
3 21 (5.47%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (1.56%) Rational Team Concert
7 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.52%) JIRA
9 1 (0.26%) Ant
9 1 (0.26%) CANoe
9 1 (0.26%) CMake
9 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.26%) NetBeans
General
1 55 (14.32%) Electronics
2 40 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 34 (8.85%) Automotive
4 24 (6.25%) Finance
5 21 (5.47%) Manufacturing
6 17 (4.43%) Aerospace
7 15 (3.91%) Games
8 11 (2.86%) Marketing
9 9 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (2.08%) Military
11 6 (1.56%) Retail
12 4 (1.04%) Banking
13 3 (0.78%) French Language
13 3 (0.78%) German Language
13 3 (0.78%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.52%) Advertising
14 2 (0.52%) Front Office
14 2 (0.52%) Law
14 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (22.92%) Data Scientist
2 74 (19.27%) Software Engineer
3 51 (13.28%) Computer Engineer
3 51 (13.28%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 47 (12.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 39 (10.16%) Embedded Engineer
6 36 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
6 36 (9.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 33 (8.59%) Analyst
7 33 (8.59%) Research Engineer
8 29 (7.55%) Graduate
9 27 (7.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 25 (6.51%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 24 (6.25%) Developer
12 22 (5.73%) Embedded C Engineer
12 22 (5.73%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 20 (5.21%) Architect
14 19 (4.95%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 19 (4.95%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 19 (4.95%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.50%) TensorFlow
2 39 (10.16%) OpenGL
3 20 (5.21%) Natural Language Processing
4 9 (2.34%) .NET
4 9 (2.34%) Kafka
4 9 (2.34%) Pandas
4 9 (2.34%) Theano
5 8 (2.08%) OpenCV
5 8 (2.08%) scikit-learn
6 7 (1.82%) Torch
7 6 (1.56%) HTML
7 6 (1.56%) Keras
7 6 (1.56%) Lasagne
8 5 (1.30%) CSS
8 5 (1.30%) MFC
8 5 (1.30%) OpenCL
9 4 (1.04%) D3.js
9 4 (1.04%) HEVC
9 4 (1.04%) STL
9 4 (1.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 181 (47.14%) Algorithms
2 85 (22.14%) Computer Science
3 69 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (7.03%) CUDA
5 22 (5.73%) Acoustics
6 18 (4.69%) Data Structures
7 15 (3.91%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (3.13%) Augmented Reality
8 12 (3.13%) Optoelectronics
9 11 (2.86%) Robotics
10 10 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 9 (2.34%) Biotechnology
12 8 (2.08%) VHDL
13 4 (1.04%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
15 2 (0.52%) Cyberattack
15 2 (0.52%) Cybercrime
15 2 (0.52%) Fintech
15 2 (0.52%) Verilog
15 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.80%) Linux
2 21 (5.47%) Windows
3 8 (2.08%) Unix
4 5 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.52%) Robot Operating System
5 2 (0.52%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (45.57%) Mathematics
2 163 (42.45%) Machine Learning
3 142 (36.98%) Data Science
4 110 (28.65%) Physics
5 108 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 98 (25.52%) Computer Vision
7 94 (24.48%) Data Analysis
8 74 (19.27%) Artificial Intelligence
9 71 (18.49%) Deep Learning
10 68 (17.71%) Analytics
11 66 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
12 62 (16.15%) Image Processing
13 56 (14.58%) Neural Network
13 56 (14.58%) Statistics
14 53 (13.80%) Signal Processing
15 44 (11.46%) Visualisation
16 41 (10.68%) Mathematical Modelling
17 39 (10.16%) Statistical Modelling
18 38 (9.90%) Data Visualisation
19 37 (9.64%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 218 (56.77%) C++
2 198 (51.56%) Python
3 150 (39.06%) C
4 127 (33.07%) R
5 94 (24.48%) Java
6 61 (15.89%) C#
7 48 (12.50%) SQL
8 45 (11.72%) Embedded C
9 42 (10.94%) Embedded C++
10 10 (2.60%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.34%) Julia
11 9 (2.34%) Scala
12 7 (1.82%) Ada
12 7 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.30%) Fortran
13 5 (1.30%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.30%) VBA
14 3 (0.78%) F#
14 3 (0.78%) Haskell
14 3 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 120 (31.25%) PhD
2 106 (27.60%) Degree
3 26 (6.77%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.04%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.52%) HND
9 2 (0.52%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.13%) MISRA
2 8 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.56%) Def Stans
4 5 (1.30%) DO-178B
5 4 (1.04%) GDPR
6 3 (0.78%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.52%) DO-254
7 2 (0.52%) QA
8 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 32 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) SELinux
2 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (4.43%) Tableau
2 13 (3.39%) Google
3 12 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.60%) Oracle
5 6 (1.56%) IBM
6 5 (1.30%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.04%) Altera
8 3 (0.78%) EMC
8 3 (0.78%) Minitab
8 3 (0.78%) SAP
8 3 (0.78%) Talend
8 3 (0.78%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.52%) ANSYS
9 2 (0.52%) Freescale
9 2 (0.52%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe
10 1 (0.26%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.26%) Juniper
10 1 (0.26%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.26%) Wind River