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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 593 623
Rank change year-on-year +74 +30  
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 364 390 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.73% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 314 338 303
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +22.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MATLAB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46571 53598 54648
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.65% 51.55% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39619 46209 46462
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MATLAB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in the UK

MATLAB
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 354 £45,000 -14.28% 50
London +12 131 £65,000 +8.33% 15
East of England +71 86 £45,000 +40.62% 11
South East +60 69 £37,500 -25.00% 12
Cambridgeshire +64 66 £45,000 -7.69% 10
Cambridge +53 58 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Oxfordshire +4 29 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Oxford +4 25 £35,000 -36.36% 2
East Midlands -8 21 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Hertfordshire +22 17 £32,500 +1.56% 1
City of London -4 17 £66,250 +17.77% 3
West Midlands +49 16 £40,591 +1.47% 1
South West +28 16 £57,500 +9.52% 2
North West - 16 £37,500 - 3
Manchester - 16 £37,500 - 3
Borehamwood +10 14 £32,500 +8.33%
Berkshire +47 12 £27,500 -37.85%
Surrey +47 12 £57,500 - 1
Hampshire +22 9 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Derbyshire +9 9 £42,500 +21.42%
Derby +9 9 £42,500 +21.42%
Devon -6 9 £45,000 -14.28%
Coventry +29 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Exeter -9 8 £45,000 -12.19%
Newbury +18 7 £40,000 -21.95%
Scotland +26 6 £73,750 +28.26% 3
Edinburgh +9 5 £97,500 +69.56% 2
Warwickshire - 5 £41,000 -
Lincolnshire - 5 £45,000 -
North East +8 4 £36,675 -18.50% 3

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing MATLAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 441 (64.47%) Python
2 366 (53.51%) C++
3 352 (51.46%) Mathematics
4 337 (49.27%) Degree
5 325 (47.51%) R
6 253 (36.99%) Computer Science
7 224 (32.75%) Algorithms
8 211 (30.85%) Java
9 205 (29.97%) SQL
10 201 (29.39%) Machine Learning
11 198 (28.95%) C
12 189 (27.63%) Physics
13 175 (25.58%) Software Engineering
14 172 (25.15%) Analytics
15 170 (24.85%) PhD
16 155 (22.66%) C#
17 139 (20.32%) Finance
18 116 (16.96%) Statistics
19 113 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
20 103 (15.06%) Big Data
21 87 (12.72%) SAS
22 84 (12.28%) Visualisation
23 79 (11.55%) Linux
23 79 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
24 78 (11.40%) Hadoop
25 76 (11.11%) Signal Processing
26 75 (10.96%) Simulink
27 73 (10.67%) Data Analysis
28 71 (10.38%) Telecoms
29 68 (9.94%) Apache Spark

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 87 (12.72%) SAS
2 68 (9.94%) Apache Spark
3 23 (3.36%) Apache
4 19 (2.78%) Confluence
5 17 (2.49%) Apache Pig
6 9 (1.32%) JBoss
6 9 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.02%) Jupyter
7 7 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.58%) IIS
8 4 (0.58%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.44%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.15%) Kinematics
Applications
1 75 (10.96%) Simulink
2 41 (5.99%) SPSS
3 27 (3.95%) Stata
4 19 (2.78%) GNU Octave
5 16 (2.34%) MS Excel
6 14 (2.05%) EViews
7 13 (1.90%) MS Office
8 10 (1.46%) Stateflow
9 6 (0.88%) Weka
10 4 (0.58%) Mathcad
10 4 (0.58%) OrCAD
10 4 (0.58%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.44%) Abaqus
11 3 (0.44%) CATIA
11 3 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.29%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.29%) Maple
12 2 (0.29%) TargetLink
13 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.58%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.44%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.15%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.78%) Google Analytics
3 18 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.75%) GitHub
5 9 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.58%) SaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.56%) Wireless
2 33 (4.82%) Bluetooth
2 33 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (2.63%) Internet
4 17 (2.49%) LTE
5 15 (2.19%) DVB
6 9 (1.32%) Profibus
7 7 (1.02%) FlexRay
7 7 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.88%) Software-Defined Radio
9 5 (0.73%) MIMO
9 5 (0.73%) OFDM
10 4 (0.58%) MPLS
10 4 (0.58%) Symposium
11 3 (0.44%) CDMA
11 3 (0.44%) InfiniBand
11 3 (0.44%) TDMA
12 2 (0.29%) 802.11
12 2 (0.29%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (15.06%) Big Data
2 78 (11.40%) Hadoop
3 51 (7.46%) NoSQL
4 44 (6.43%) SQL Server
5 37 (5.41%) Data Mining
6 26 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 25 (3.65%) Relational Database
8 23 (3.36%) Power BI
9 20 (2.92%) Apache Hive
10 17 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (2.34%) Mixpanel
11 16 (2.34%) QlikView
12 14 (2.05%) HBase
12 14 (2.05%) Spotfire
13 13 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (1.46%) MySQL
14 10 (1.46%) Neo4j
15 9 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (1.17%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 44 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.53%) LabVIEW
3 22 (3.22%) JIRA
4 20 (2.92%) Subversion
5 19 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (2.34%) Visual Studio
7 14 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
8 13 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.61%) CMake
10 10 (1.46%) Travis CI
11 9 (1.32%) SonarQube
12 8 (1.17%) NUnit
13 4 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
14 3 (0.44%) AccuRev
14 3 (0.44%) Apache Continuum
14 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
15 2 (0.29%) Selenium
16 1 (0.15%) GDB
16 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 139 (20.32%) Finance
2 71 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 44 (6.43%) Automotive
4 43 (6.29%) Electronics
5 35 (5.12%) Front Office
6 30 (4.39%) Banking
7 29 (4.24%) Marketing
8 15 (2.19%) Aerospace
9 14 (2.05%) Advertising
10 12 (1.75%) Games
10 12 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.75%) Retail
11 9 (1.32%) Legal
12 7 (1.02%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.44%) Military
16 1 (0.15%) Back Office
16 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (20.18%) Developer
2 130 (19.01%) Analyst
3 116 (16.96%) Data Scientist
4 102 (14.91%) Software Engineer
5 69 (10.09%) Graduate
6 44 (6.43%) C++ Software Engineer
7 37 (5.41%) Data Analyst
8 30 (4.39%) Junior
9 28 (4.09%) Research Engineer
9 28 (4.09%) Software Developer
10 27 (3.95%) Senior Data Scientist
11 26 (3.80%) Embedded Engineer
11 26 (3.80%) Qualitative Analyst
11 26 (3.80%) Quantitative Analyst
12 25 (3.65%) C Software Engineer
12 25 (3.65%) C# Developer
12 25 (3.65%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 25 (3.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 25 (3.65%) Quantitative Developer
13 22 (3.22%) Computer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.65%) .NET
2 26 (3.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 26 (3.80%) HTML
3 24 (3.51%) STL
4 22 (3.22%) OpenCV
5 17 (2.49%) CSS
6 14 (2.05%) WPF
7 13 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.90%) Spring
8 12 (1.75%) Middleware
8 12 (1.75%) Pandas
9 11 (1.61%) Natural Language Processing
9 11 (1.61%) Node.js
9 11 (1.61%) OpenCL
9 11 (1.61%) OpenGL
9 11 (1.61%) WCF
10 10 (1.46%) NumPy
11 9 (1.32%) scikit-learn
11 9 (1.32%) Web Services
12 8 (1.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 253 (36.99%) Computer Science
2 224 (32.75%) Algorithms
3 113 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 27 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (3.80%) Fixed Income
7 23 (3.36%) Credit Risk
7 23 (3.36%) Equities
8 21 (3.07%) Hedge funds
9 18 (2.63%) Market Risk
9 18 (2.63%) Verilog
10 17 (2.49%) Derivative
11 16 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
11 16 (2.34%) Fintech
12 15 (2.19%) ASIC
12 15 (2.19%) Augmented Reality
13 14 (2.05%) Internet of Things
14 12 (1.75%) CUDA
14 12 (1.75%) Robotics
15 11 (1.61%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.55%) Linux
2 35 (5.12%) Windows
3 20 (2.92%) Unix
4 10 (1.46%) VxWorks
5 9 (1.32%) Android
6 5 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.44%) MVS
8 2 (0.29%) CentOS
8 2 (0.29%) Debian
8 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (51.46%) Mathematics
2 201 (29.39%) Machine Learning
3 189 (27.63%) Physics
4 175 (25.58%) Software Engineering
5 172 (25.15%) Analytics
6 116 (16.96%) Statistics
7 84 (12.28%) Visualisation
8 79 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (11.11%) Signal Processing
10 73 (10.67%) Data Analysis
11 63 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
12 58 (8.48%) Data Visualisation
13 50 (7.31%) Statistical Analysis
14 42 (6.14%) Validation
15 40 (5.85%) Data Analytics
16 39 (5.70%) OO
17 38 (5.56%) Mathematical Modelling
18 36 (5.26%) Data Modelling
19 33 (4.82%) Statistical Modelling
20 31 (4.53%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 441 (64.47%) Python
2 366 (53.51%) C++
3 325 (47.51%) R
4 211 (30.85%) Java
5 205 (29.97%) SQL
6 198 (28.95%) C
7 155 (22.66%) C#
8 45 (6.58%) JavaScript
9 41 (5.99%) Scala
10 40 (5.85%) Perl
11 33 (4.82%) VBA
12 28 (4.09%) Ruby
13 19 (2.78%) PowerShell
14 17 (2.49%) VB
15 14 (2.05%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.75%) Embedded C
17 10 (1.46%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.32%) Tcl
19 7 (1.02%) Assembly Language
19 7 (1.02%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 337 (49.27%) Degree
2 170 (24.85%) PhD
3 17 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.05%) Postgraduate
5 8 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) CFA
7 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.80%) QA
2 14 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.90%) MiFID
4 10 (1.46%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (1.32%) EMIR
5 9 (1.32%) IEC 61508
6 8 (1.17%) MISRA
7 7 (1.02%) ISO26262
8 4 (0.58%) IFRS
8 4 (0.58%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.44%) Basel III
9 3 (0.44%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (1.02%) Firmware
2 3 (0.44%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.44%) HDFS
2 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.58%) OPNET
2 3 (0.44%) Ambari
2 3 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (0.44%) Oozie
3 2 (0.29%) Linux-HA
3 2 (0.29%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Kibana
4 1 (0.15%) logstash
4 1 (0.15%) StatsD
Vendors
1 49 (7.16%) Tableau
2 36 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.24%) Oracle
4 26 (3.80%) Google
5 16 (2.34%) SAP
6 15 (2.19%) Bloomberg
7 13 (1.90%) Reuters
8 10 (1.46%) Apple
8 10 (1.46%) IBM
8 10 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.32%) Coverity
10 8 (1.17%) Xilinx
11 6 (0.88%) Cloudera
11 6 (0.88%) Hortonworks
12 5 (0.73%) Renesas
12 5 (0.73%) Splunk
13 4 (0.58%) Alteryx
13 4 (0.58%) Borland
13 4 (0.58%) Synopsys
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Salary: From £48,000 to £54,000 per annum Dep on Experience
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London
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Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Salary: Pension, life, health, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonuses, Pension, Training Allowance
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North
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