Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 597 427 538
Rank change year-on-year -170 +111 +179
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 304 615 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.33% 0.64% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 1.13% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 244 524 436
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +8.43%
10th Percentile £28,825 £28,750 £32,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £76,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 50,824 54,197 57,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 55.01% 56.10% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 42,548 45,766 49,039
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -6 111 £47,500 +9.20% 35
East of England -131 58 £35,000 -10.26% 32
Midlands -41 42 £47,500 +11.76% 24
North of England -8 37 £45,000 -1.64% 15
South West -26 33 £42,500 +6.25% 17
West Midlands -4 30 £43,250 -1.70% 21
Scotland -1 21 £42,250 -15.50% 16
Yorkshire +35 17 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands -34 12 £65,000 +73.33% 3
North East 0 11 £45,000 +15.38% 6
North West -27 10 £50,000 -13.04% 7
Wales -2 2 £58,750 +107.96% 1
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 153 (50.33%) C++
2 123 (40.46%) Mathematics
2 123 (40.46%) Algorithms
3 122 (40.13%) Python
4 120 (39.47%) Machine Learning
5 110 (36.18%) Degree
6 106 (34.87%) Data Science
7 105 (34.54%) Physics
8 104 (34.21%) R
9 103 (33.88%) PhD
10 83 (27.30%) Data Analysis
11 79 (25.99%) C
12 73 (24.01%) Analytical Skills
13 65 (21.38%) Big Data
14 64 (21.05%) Computer Science
15 62 (20.39%) Artificial Intelligence
16 61 (20.07%) Software Engineering
16 61 (20.07%) Deep Learning
17 60 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
18 59 (19.41%) Simulink
19 55 (18.09%) Analytics
20 53 (17.43%) C#
21 51 (16.78%) Java
22 49 (16.12%) Electronics
23 45 (14.80%) Computer Vision
24 44 (14.47%) Signal Processing
24 44 (14.47%) Telecoms
25 43 (14.14%) Neural Network
25 43 (14.14%) Git (software)
26 42 (13.82%) SQL

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 (7.57%) SAS
2 17 (5.59%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.32%) DNN
4 1 (0.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 59 (19.41%) Simulink
2 30 (9.87%) GNU Octave
3 16 (5.26%) SPSS
4 15 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (1.97%) Stateflow
8 2 (0.66%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.66%) EViews
8 2 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.33%) Stata
9 1 (0.33%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.66%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) GitHub
2 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.30%) Internet
1 7 (2.30%) Wireless
2 6 (1.97%) Symposium
3 5 (1.64%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.66%) FlexRay
4 2 (0.66%) Modbus
4 2 (0.66%) Skype
4 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.33%) 3G
5 1 (0.33%) 4G
5 1 (0.33%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) Junos
5 1 (0.33%) Profibus
5 1 (0.33%) SMS
5 1 (0.33%) TETRA
5 1 (0.33%) WebEx
5 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (21.38%) Big Data
2 24 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 18 (5.92%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.28%) Power BI
5 8 (2.63%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.97%) Base SAS
6 6 (1.97%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.97%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.99%) MySQL
9 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.66%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 43 (14.14%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.83%) Subversion
3 25 (8.22%) LabVIEW
4 24 (7.89%) Rational Rhapsody
5 14 (4.61%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (1.97%) JIRA
6 6 (1.97%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.32%) Rational Team Concert
7 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.66%) Ant
8 2 (0.66%) Polyspace
8 2 (0.66%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.33%) CANoe
9 1 (0.33%) CMake
9 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.33%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.33%) Redmine
General
1 49 (16.12%) Electronics
2 44 (14.47%) Telecoms
3 30 (9.87%) Automotive
4 19 (6.25%) Finance
5 16 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 14 (4.61%) Aerospace
7 12 (3.95%) Marketing
7 12 (3.95%) Military
8 7 (2.30%) German Language
9 6 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.64%) Games
11 4 (1.32%) French Language
12 3 (0.99%) Banking
12 3 (0.99%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.66%) Avionics
13 2 (0.66%) Law
13 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.33%) Legal
14 1 (0.33%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 55 (18.09%) Data Scientist
2 36 (11.84%) Software Engineer
3 28 (9.21%) Research Engineer
4 25 (8.22%) Developer
5 22 (7.24%) Process Engineer
6 19 (6.25%) Computer Engineer
6 19 (6.25%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 18 (5.92%) Analyst
7 18 (5.92%) Embedded Engineer
8 15 (4.93%) Architect
8 15 (4.93%) Systems Architect
9 14 (4.61%) C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (4.61%) Graduate
10 12 (3.95%) Data Engineer
10 12 (3.95%) MATLAB Engineer
10 12 (3.95%) Optical Engineer
11 11 (3.62%) Design Engineer
11 11 (3.62%) Development Engineer
11 11 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.29%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.93%) TensorFlow
2 9 (2.96%) Pandas
3 8 (2.63%) AngularJS
3 8 (2.63%) JSON
3 8 (2.63%) OpenGL
3 8 (2.63%) React
3 8 (2.63%) Vue.js
4 7 (2.30%) .NET
4 7 (2.30%) NumPy
4 7 (2.30%) scikit-learn
5 6 (1.97%) Kafka
5 6 (1.97%) Matplotlib
5 6 (1.97%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (1.97%) SciPy
5 6 (1.97%) Torch
6 5 (1.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (1.64%) HTML
6 5 (1.64%) OpenCL
7 4 (1.32%) CSS
7 4 (1.32%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 123 (40.46%) Algorithms
2 73 (24.01%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 24 (7.89%) Acoustics
5 14 (4.61%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (4.28%) Data Structures
7 12 (3.95%) Optoelectronics
8 8 (2.63%) CUDA
8 8 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.30%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.30%) Robotics
10 6 (1.97%) Biotechnology
10 6 (1.97%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.32%) VHDL
12 3 (0.99%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.99%) Smart Home
13 2 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.66%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.66%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.91%) Linux
2 16 (5.26%) Windows
3 3 (0.99%) Unix
4 2 (0.66%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) Robot Operating System
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (40.46%) Mathematics
2 120 (39.47%) Machine Learning
3 106 (34.87%) Data Science
4 105 (34.54%) Physics
5 83 (27.30%) Data Analysis
6 62 (20.39%) Artificial Intelligence
7 61 (20.07%) Deep Learning
7 61 (20.07%) Software Engineering
8 60 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
9 55 (18.09%) Analytics
10 45 (14.80%) Computer Vision
11 44 (14.47%) Signal Processing
12 43 (14.14%) Neural Network
13 36 (11.84%) Mathematical Modelling
14 34 (11.18%) Image Processing
15 28 (9.21%) Visualisation
16 26 (8.55%) Statistics
17 25 (8.22%) Statistical Modelling
18 23 (7.57%) Data Visualisation
19 22 (7.24%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 153 (50.33%) C++
2 122 (40.13%) Python
3 104 (34.21%) R
4 79 (25.99%) C
5 53 (17.43%) C#
6 51 (16.78%) Java
7 42 (13.82%) SQL
8 24 (7.89%) Embedded C
9 21 (6.91%) Embedded C++
10 13 (4.28%) JavaScript
11 10 (3.29%) Scala
12 6 (1.97%) Julia
13 5 (1.64%) Ada
13 5 (1.64%) Assembly Language
13 5 (1.64%) Perl
13 5 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.64%) VBA
14 4 (1.32%) VB
15 3 (0.99%) F#
15 3 (0.99%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 110 (36.18%) Degree
2 103 (33.88%) PhD
3 19 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 17 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (3.95%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.64%) HND
8 4 (1.32%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.66%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) CIPD
10 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.96%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.97%) ISO 26262
2 6 (1.97%) MISRA
2 6 (1.97%) QA
3 5 (1.64%) DO-254
4 4 (1.32%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.32%) DO-178B
4 4 (1.32%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 30 (9.87%) Firmware
2 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (5.59%) Tableau
2 12 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.29%) Google
4 7 (2.30%) Cloudera
4 7 (2.30%) Oracle
5 4 (1.32%) IBM
5 4 (1.32%) SAP
5 4 (1.32%) Xilinx
6 3 (0.99%) Talend
7 2 (0.66%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.66%) Minitab
8 1 (0.33%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.33%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.33%) EMC
8 1 (0.33%) Juniper
8 1 (0.33%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.33%) QNX
8 1 (0.33%) Twitter
8 1 (0.33%) Wind River