Period
to 14 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 564 680 518
Rank change year-on-year +116 -162 +138
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 594 499 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.31% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 0.55% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 411 404 752
UK median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £84,000 £101,250 £94,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% -3.33%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 73,731 90,293 99,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.78% 55.20% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60,748 75,210 82,285
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MATLAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in the UK

MATLAB
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MATLAB in the UK

MATLAB
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in the UK

MATLAB
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the UK over the 6 months to 14 November 2019. 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
England +134 532 £50,000 - 151
UK excluding London +172 423 £42,500 -5.56% 161
London +55 168 £65,000 -23.53% 18
South East +81 146 £38,500 -18.95% 50
South West +66 81 £49,000 +18.79% 18
North of England +69 62 £37,654 -18.14% 3
Scotland +53 57 £42,750 +4.27% 27
North West +78 54 £37,577 -24.85% 2
Midlands +52 40 £40,000 -20.00% 23
East of England +41 34 £50,000 +42.86% 39
West Midlands +31 26 £41,500 -4.05% 9
East Midlands +16 14 £32,500 -50.00% 13
Yorkshire -5 7 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Wales +15 3 £41,000 -30.21%
North East +10 1 £52,500 +14.13%

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 406 (68.35%) Python
2 264 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 257 (43.27%) C++
4 221 (37.21%) Degree
5 209 (35.19%) Algorithms
6 205 (34.51%) Software Engineering
7 204 (34.34%) R
8 171 (28.79%) C
9 145 (24.41%) Computer Science
10 137 (23.06%) Data Science
11 136 (22.90%) C#
12 133 (22.39%) Machine Learning
13 118 (19.87%) Finance
14 114 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
15 109 (18.35%) Java
16 107 (18.01%) SQL
17 101 (17.00%) PhD
18 90 (15.15%) Analytics
19 88 (14.81%) Physics
19 88 (14.81%) Simulink
20 87 (14.65%) .NET
21 86 (14.48%) Computer Vision
22 83 (13.97%) Statistics
23 79 (13.30%) Signal Processing
24 76 (12.79%) Artificial Intelligence
25 74 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
26 73 (12.29%) Linux
27 69 (11.62%) Windows
28 68 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
29 63 (10.61%) Electronics

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 44 (7.41%) SAS
2 16 (2.69%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.35%) Kinematics
4 5 (0.84%) Jupyter
4 5 (0.84%) Tornado
5 4 (0.67%) nginx
6 3 (0.51%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.34%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) WinCC
Applications
1 88 (14.81%) Simulink
2 21 (3.54%) SPSS
3 17 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (2.02%) Mathematica
4 12 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (2.02%) Stateflow
5 8 (1.35%) Stata
6 7 (1.18%) GNU Octave
7 5 (0.84%) OrCAD
8 4 (0.67%) CATIA
8 4 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.51%) Weka
10 2 (0.34%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.17%) EPLAN
11 1 (0.17%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.34%) FastStats
2 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.38%) Azure
2 24 (4.04%) AWS
3 15 (2.53%) GCP
4 10 (1.68%) Power Platform
5 7 (1.18%) SaaS
6 6 (1.01%) GitHub
7 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.51%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.51%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.17%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.86%) Wireless
2 9 (1.52%) 5G
3 5 (0.84%) Broadband
3 5 (0.84%) Ethernet
3 5 (0.84%) LTE
4 4 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (0.67%) FlexRay
4 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.51%) Internet
6 2 (0.34%) 3G
6 2 (0.34%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.34%) HSPA
6 2 (0.34%) PPP
6 2 (0.34%) Software-Defined Radio
6 2 (0.34%) UMTS
7 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.17%) DHCP
7 1 (0.17%) MQTT
7 1 (0.17%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.40%) Big Data
2 31 (5.22%) SQL Server
3 22 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 22 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.37%) Data Mining
5 14 (2.36%) Hadoop
5 14 (2.36%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.36%) QlikView
6 13 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.68%) BigQuery
7 10 (1.68%) MS Access
7 10 (1.68%) Power BI
8 9 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.18%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (1.01%) Data Lake
10 6 (1.01%) MySQL
11 4 (0.67%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.51%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (0.34%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 60 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.38%) LabVIEW
3 24 (4.04%) Subversion
4 15 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
5 13 (2.19%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.85%) JIRA
7 8 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (0.84%) TestRail
9 4 (0.67%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.67%) Redmine
10 3 (0.51%) CppUnit
10 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.51%) JUnit
10 3 (0.51%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.17%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.17%) PyCharm
11 1 (0.17%) RStudio
11 1 (0.17%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 118 (19.87%) Finance
2 63 (10.61%) Electronics
3 56 (9.43%) Automotive
4 47 (7.91%) Aerospace
4 47 (7.91%) Banking
5 45 (7.58%) Manufacturing
6 33 (5.56%) Marketing
7 24 (4.04%) Military
8 20 (3.37%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.86%) Games
10 16 (2.69%) Public Sector
11 13 (2.19%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.85%) Advertising
13 9 (1.52%) Retail
14 5 (0.84%) Avionics
14 5 (0.84%) Back Office
14 5 (0.84%) Front Office
14 5 (0.84%) Publishing
14 5 (0.84%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 128 (21.55%) Software Engineer
2 97 (16.33%) Data Scientist
3 73 (12.29%) Developer
4 56 (9.43%) Analyst
5 33 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 30 (5.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 29 (4.88%) Qualitative Analyst
7 29 (4.88%) Quantitative Analyst
7 29 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
8 28 (4.71%) Junior
9 23 (3.87%) Control Systems Engineer
9 23 (3.87%) Data Analyst
10 22 (3.70%) Research Engineer
11 20 (3.37%) Graduate
11 20 (3.37%) Python Developer
12 18 (3.03%) Audio Engineer
12 18 (3.03%) DSP Engineer
12 18 (3.03%) Quantitative Developer
13 17 (2.86%) .NET Software Engineer
13 17 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (14.65%) .NET
2 31 (5.22%) Natural Language Processing
3 26 (4.38%) NumPy
4 24 (4.04%) OpenCV
5 22 (3.70%) TensorFlow
6 21 (3.54%) Pandas
7 18 (3.03%) scikit-learn
8 14 (2.36%) HTML
8 14 (2.36%) OpenCL
8 14 (2.36%) React
9 13 (2.19%) PyTorch
10 9 (1.52%) Dask
10 9 (1.52%) MFC
11 8 (1.35%) Qt
12 7 (1.18%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.01%) SciPy
14 5 (0.84%) Flask
14 5 (0.84%) J2EE
14 5 (0.84%) Keras
14 5 (0.84%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 209 (35.19%) Algorithms
2 74 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (9.43%) Robotics
4 48 (8.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 42 (7.07%) Hedge funds
6 33 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 28 (4.71%) CUDA
8 27 (4.55%) Credit Risk
8 27 (4.55%) Equities
9 25 (4.21%) Derivative
10 23 (3.87%) VHDL
11 22 (3.70%) ASIC
12 21 (3.54%) Embedded Systems
13 18 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
13 18 (3.03%) Fixed Income
13 18 (3.03%) Market Risk
14 17 (2.86%) Acoustics
15 15 (2.53%) Management Information System
15 15 (2.53%) Smartphone
16 12 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.29%) Linux
2 69 (11.62%) Windows
3 19 (3.20%) Unix
4 16 (2.69%) Android
5 8 (1.35%) VxWorks
6 7 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 205 (34.51%) Software Engineering
3 145 (24.41%) Computer Science
4 137 (23.06%) Data Science
5 133 (22.39%) Machine Learning
6 114 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (15.15%) Analytics
8 88 (14.81%) Physics
9 86 (14.48%) Computer Vision
10 83 (13.97%) Statistics
11 79 (13.30%) Signal Processing
12 76 (12.79%) Artificial Intelligence
13 68 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
14 63 (10.61%) Image Processing
15 60 (10.10%) Data Analysis
16 49 (8.25%) Visualisation
17 48 (8.08%) Deep Learning
18 46 (7.74%) Risk Management
19 44 (7.41%) Validation
20 41 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 406 (68.35%) Python
2 257 (43.27%) C++
3 204 (34.34%) R
4 171 (28.79%) C
5 136 (22.90%) C#
6 109 (18.35%) Java
7 107 (18.01%) SQL
8 30 (5.05%) JavaScript
9 27 (4.55%) VBA
10 25 (4.21%) Perl
11 16 (2.69%) Scala
12 12 (2.02%) VB
13 11 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.85%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.68%) Embedded C
14 10 (1.68%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.52%) Assembly Language
15 9 (1.52%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.52%) Cython
16 8 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 221 (37.21%) Degree
2 101 (17.00%) PhD
3 54 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (8.75%) Security Cleared
5 31 (5.22%) SC Cleared
6 24 (4.04%) Master's Degree
7 22 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
8 16 (2.69%) DV Cleared
9 13 (2.19%) CFA
10 3 (0.51%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.34%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.34%) HND
11 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.68%) DICOM
1 10 (1.68%) IFRS
1 10 (1.68%) IFRS 9
2 9 (1.52%) CRD IV
2 9 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (1.52%) EMIR
2 9 (1.52%) MiFID
3 7 (1.18%) IEC 61131
3 7 (1.18%) ISO 26262
4 6 (1.01%) GLP
4 6 (1.01%) GMP
4 6 (1.01%) QA
5 5 (0.84%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.51%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.51%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.51%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.51%) MISRA
8 2 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (3.87%) Firmware
2 13 (2.19%) Docker
3 3 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
2 8 (1.35%) Kibana
2 8 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.67%) Ansible
3 4 (0.67%) Icinga
3 4 (0.67%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.51%) Puppet
4 3 (0.51%) Salt
5 1 (0.17%) Graylog
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) Terraform
5 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (6.23%) Tableau
2 30 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.55%) SAP
4 10 (1.68%) Altera
5 9 (1.52%) Google
5 9 (1.52%) Oracle
5 9 (1.52%) Xilinx
6 8 (1.35%) Mentor Graphics
7 7 (1.18%) Minitab
8 6 (1.01%) Intel
9 5 (0.84%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.84%) Cisco
9 5 (0.84%) FIS
9 5 (0.84%) Green Hills
9 5 (0.84%) IBM
9 5 (0.84%) WorldPay
10 4 (0.67%) Blue Prism
10 4 (0.67%) Synology
11 3 (0.51%) FactSet
11 3 (0.51%) NVIDIA