Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 500 638 716
Rank change year-on-year +138 +78 +17
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 933 707 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 0.70% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 732 652 522
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £28,850
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +8.43% -2.35%

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 96244 100772 112923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.29% 52.74% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 78895 86894 96467
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 +132 906 £50,000 - 43
UK excluding London +114 613 £43,500 -3.33% 30
London +103 319 £68,750 +5.77% 13
East of England +168 251 £39,000 -2.50% 17
South East +40 126 £43,500 -3.33% 7
Midlands +12 98 £42,500 -5.56%
West Midlands +47 66 £45,000 -
North of England +8 63 £46,500 +16.25% 6
South West -18 54 £40,000 -20.00%
North West -17 46 £60,000 +50.00% 4
East Midlands -15 35 £37,500 -16.67%
Scotland +8 24 £50,000 -66.78%
Yorkshire +26 14 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North East +11 3 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Wales - 2 £28,250 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 592 (63.45%) Python
2 449 (48.12%) Mathematics
3 424 (45.44%) C++
4 393 (42.12%) R
5 328 (35.16%) Machine Learning
6 313 (33.55%) Software Engineering
7 308 (33.01%) Java
8 300 (32.15%) Degree
9 294 (31.51%) Computer Science
10 290 (31.08%) Algorithms
11 289 (30.98%) Physics
12 277 (29.69%) SQL
13 275 (29.47%) C
14 250 (26.80%) Finance
15 234 (25.08%) PhD
16 223 (23.90%) C#
17 198 (21.22%) Statistics
18 190 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
19 183 (19.61%) Analytics
20 167 (17.90%) SAS
21 138 (14.79%) Big Data
22 135 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
23 109 (11.68%) Banking
23 109 (11.68%) Artificial Intelligence
24 105 (11.25%) Electronics
25 103 (11.04%) Linux
26 97 (10.40%) SQL Server
26 97 (10.40%) Asset Management
27 95 (10.18%) Data Analysis
28 93 (9.97%) Hadoop

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
1 167 (17.90%) SAS
2 73 (7.82%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.39%) IIS
4 11 (1.18%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.07%) Confluence
6 9 (0.96%) Apache
7 6 (0.64%) JBoss
7 6 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.11%) CMS
9 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (9.00%) Simulink
2 46 (4.93%) SPSS
3 45 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (1.61%) Stata
6 14 (1.50%) S-PLUS
7 7 (0.75%) Stateflow
7 7 (0.75%) Zemax
8 6 (0.64%) Maple
8 6 (0.64%) Mathcad
8 6 (0.64%) Mathematica
9 5 (0.54%) GNU Octave
9 5 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (0.32%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.32%) CPLEX
11 3 (0.32%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.21%) Abaqus
12 2 (0.21%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.21%) Actimize
2 2 (0.21%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) RMDS
3 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (0.75%) GitHub
5 6 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.64%) AdWords
5 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.64%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.11%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.14%) Wireless
2 44 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.47%) Bluetooth
4 20 (2.14%) WLAN
5 17 (1.82%) Ethernet
6 12 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (1.18%) HTTP
7 11 (1.18%) SSL
8 8 (0.86%) FlexRay
9 7 (0.75%) Internet
10 5 (0.54%) DVB
11 4 (0.43%) OFDM
11 4 (0.43%) Profibus
11 4 (0.43%) RS-232
12 3 (0.32%) LTE
13 2 (0.21%) 4G
13 2 (0.21%) 5G
13 2 (0.21%) Network Security
13 2 (0.21%) RS-485
13 2 (0.21%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (14.79%) Big Data
2 97 (10.40%) SQL Server
3 93 (9.97%) Hadoop
4 55 (5.89%) NoSQL
5 42 (4.50%) Data Mining
6 41 (4.39%) Apache Hive
7 28 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 22 (2.36%) MongoDB
9 21 (2.25%) QlikView
10 17 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.61%) KDB
11 15 (1.61%) Spotfire
12 14 (1.50%) Impala
13 12 (1.29%) Kdb+
14 11 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 8 (0.86%) Lumira
16 8 (0.86%) Oracle Discoverer
17 7 (0.75%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 56 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 42 (4.50%) LabVIEW
3 38 (4.07%) Visual Studio
4 30 (3.22%) Jenkins
5 23 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (1.50%) Subversion
7 13 (1.39%) Rational Rhapsody
8 11 (1.18%) JIRA
9 10 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.86%) ClearCase
10 8 (0.86%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.75%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.75%) Toad
12 6 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.64%) Travis CI
13 4 (0.43%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (0.32%) GCC
14 3 (0.32%) GDB
15 2 (0.21%) CANoe
General
1 250 (26.80%) Finance
2 109 (11.68%) Banking
3 105 (11.25%) Electronics
4 88 (9.43%) Front Office
4 88 (9.43%) Telecoms
5 85 (9.11%) Investment Banking
6 73 (7.82%) Retail Banking
7 69 (7.40%) Financial Institution
8 60 (6.43%) Marketing
9 41 (4.39%) Automotive
10 39 (4.18%) Manufacturing
11 31 (3.32%) Retail
12 25 (2.68%) Military
13 24 (2.57%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.86%) Advertising
14 8 (0.86%) Games
15 3 (0.32%) French Language
15 3 (0.32%) International Banking
15 3 (0.32%) Law
16 2 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 239 (25.62%) Software Engineer
2 138 (14.79%) Developer
3 136 (14.58%) Data Scientist
4 125 (13.40%) Analyst
5 80 (8.57%) Graduate
6 65 (6.97%) Embedded Engineer
7 60 (6.43%) C++ Software Engineer
8 56 (6.00%) Software Developer
9 46 (4.93%) Research Engineer
10 45 (4.82%) C++ Developer
11 43 (4.61%) C++ Software Developer
11 43 (4.61%) MATLAB Engineer
12 42 (4.50%) Qualitative Analyst
12 42 (4.50%) Quantitative Analyst
13 39 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
14 38 (4.07%) Computer Engineer
15 35 (3.75%) Computer Vision Engineer
16 33 (3.54%) Machine Learning Researcher
16 33 (3.54%) Senior Data Scientist
17 32 (3.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (8.25%) .NET
2 43 (4.61%) Natural Language Processing
3 41 (4.39%) TensorFlow
4 29 (3.11%) ASP.NET
5 25 (2.68%) .NET Framework
5 25 (2.68%) Web Services
6 21 (2.25%) NumPy
7 20 (2.14%) XML
8 19 (2.04%) Middleware
9 18 (1.93%) WPF
10 17 (1.82%) AngularJS
10 17 (1.82%) HTML
11 16 (1.71%) JSON
12 15 (1.61%) WinForms
13 14 (1.50%) WCF
14 12 (1.29%) D3.js
15 11 (1.18%) CSS
15 11 (1.18%) Pandas
16 10 (1.07%) Entity Framework
16 10 (1.07%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 294 (31.51%) Computer Science
2 290 (31.08%) Algorithms
3 135 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (4.61%) Equities
5 36 (3.86%) Augmented Reality
5 36 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (3.64%) Hedge funds
7 29 (3.11%) Market Risk
8 25 (2.68%) Data Structures
9 23 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 21 (2.25%) Credit Risk
10 21 (2.25%) Derivative
11 16 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
11 16 (1.71%) Fintech
11 16 (1.71%) VHDL
12 14 (1.50%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.29%) Robotics
14 9 (0.96%) ASIC
14 9 (0.96%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 103 (11.04%) Linux
2 72 (7.72%) Windows
3 22 (2.36%) Unix
4 10 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 8 (0.86%) VxWorks
6 6 (0.64%) Android
7 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Debian
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (48.12%) Mathematics
2 328 (35.16%) Machine Learning
3 313 (33.55%) Software Engineering
4 289 (30.98%) Physics
5 198 (21.22%) Statistics
6 190 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
7 183 (19.61%) Analytics
8 109 (11.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 97 (10.40%) Asset Management
10 95 (10.18%) Data Analysis
11 83 (8.90%) Bayesian Methods
12 80 (8.57%) Deep Learning
12 80 (8.57%) Visualisation
13 74 (7.93%) Wealth Management
14 72 (7.72%) Signal Processing
15 71 (7.61%) Economics
16 69 (7.40%) RAD
17 68 (7.29%) Neural Network
18 66 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
19 60 (6.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 592 (63.45%) Python
2 424 (45.44%) C++
3 393 (42.12%) R
4 308 (33.01%) Java
5 277 (29.69%) SQL
6 275 (29.47%) C
7 223 (23.90%) C#
8 68 (7.29%) Julia
9 53 (5.68%) Perl
10 43 (4.61%) VBA
11 33 (3.54%) JavaScript
12 26 (2.79%) Scala
13 24 (2.57%) VB
14 23 (2.47%) Embedded C
15 21 (2.25%) Fortran
16 17 (1.82%) F#
17 16 (1.71%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.61%) Assembly Language
19 14 (1.50%) Embedded C++
19 14 (1.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 300 (32.15%) Degree
2 234 (25.08%) PhD
3 52 (5.57%) Numerate Degree
4 51 (5.47%) Security Cleared
5 31 (3.32%) Master's Degree
6 30 (3.22%) SC Cleared
7 22 (2.36%) Postgraduate
8 20 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.39%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.07%) HND
11 2 (0.21%) CFA
11 2 (0.21%) HNC
12 1 (0.11%) AAT
12 1 (0.11%) ACCA
12 1 (0.11%) CIMA
12 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.14%) QA
2 14 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.29%) MISRA
4 11 (1.18%) ISO 26262
5 10 (1.07%) IFRS
5 10 (1.07%) IFRS 9
6 9 (0.96%) DO-178B
6 9 (0.96%) DO-254
6 9 (0.96%) IEC 61508
6 9 (0.96%) IEC 62304
7 8 (0.86%) MiFID
8 6 (0.64%) Basel III
8 6 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.64%) EMIR
9 5 (0.54%) MIL-STD-498
10 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.21%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.11%) Basel II
11 1 (0.11%) ECSS
11 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 49 (5.25%) Firmware
2 11 (1.18%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.21%) HDFS
4 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.21%) SELinux
2 1 (0.11%) Kibana
2 1 (0.11%) Linux-HA
2 1 (0.11%) Puppet
2 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (9.22%) Microsoft
2 72 (7.72%) Oracle
3 67 (7.18%) Tableau
4 28 (3.00%) SAP
5 27 (2.89%) Google
6 23 (2.47%) Perforce
7 19 (2.04%) Bloomberg
8 11 (1.18%) MathWorks
9 9 (0.96%) IBM
10 8 (0.86%) Alteryx
10 8 (0.86%) Intel
11 7 (0.75%) Adobe
11 7 (0.75%) Mentor Graphics
11 7 (0.75%) Minitab
11 7 (0.75%) Reuters
11 7 (0.75%) Xilinx
12 6 (0.64%) Altera
12 6 (0.64%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.64%) EMC
12 6 (0.64%) FactSet