Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 560 528 603
Rank change year-on-year -32 +75 +72
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 692 906 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.91% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 517 732 629
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -19.05%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,025 £27,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 80,716 99,388 93,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.39% 56.07% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 66,113 83,527 79,876
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,225 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.75% +4.06% +6.25%

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 23 April 2019.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in the UK

MATLAB
Top 16 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 23 April 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 -22 633 £47,500 -5.00% 78
UK excluding London +22 479 £45,000 - 74
South East +98 209 £41,500 -17.00% 30
London -66 206 £66,750 +6.80% 14
East of England -44 74 £62,500 +83.82% 14
North of England +73 70 £43,750 -2.78% 7
Scotland +27 41 £46,000 -5.64% 9
North West +61 40 £51,250 +2.50% 1
South West +2 40 £40,500 -13.37% 7
Midlands +32 33 £52,500 +28.83% 6
West Midlands +18 26 £50,000 +22.70% 5
North East +30 15 £43,750 +2.94% 4
Yorkshire +19 15 £42,500 - 2
East Midlands +33 7 £56,250 +108.33% 1
Wales +13 6 £44,000 +44.26% 1
Northern Ireland -22 6 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 499 (72.11%) Python
2 398 (57.51%) C++
3 386 (55.78%) R
4 349 (50.43%) Mathematics
5 299 (43.21%) Machine Learning
6 281 (40.61%) PhD
7 272 (39.31%) Data Science
8 270 (39.02%) Java
9 262 (37.86%) Algorithms
10 257 (37.14%) Degree
11 245 (35.40%) Software Engineering
12 226 (32.66%) C#
13 201 (29.05%) Analytics
14 196 (28.32%) Data Analysis
15 182 (26.30%) C
16 177 (25.58%) SQL
17 175 (25.29%) Finance
18 165 (23.84%) Computer Science
19 162 (23.41%) Physics
20 137 (19.80%) Artificial Intelligence
21 134 (19.36%) Big Data
22 123 (17.77%) Deep Learning
23 112 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
24 110 (15.90%) Neural Network
25 105 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
26 93 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
26 93 (13.44%) Visualisation
27 89 (12.86%) Statistics
28 81 (11.71%) SAS
29 77 (11.13%) Data Analytics

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 81 (11.71%) SAS
2 29 (4.19%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.16%) Apache
4 8 (1.16%) Apache Pig
5 6 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.14%) DNN
7 1 (0.14%) Kinematics
Applications
1 40 (5.78%) Simulink
2 38 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (4.62%) GNU Octave
4 20 (2.89%) SPSS
5 14 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (1.88%) Stata
7 12 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 11 (1.59%) Maple
9 6 (0.87%) CATIA
9 6 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.58%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 3 (0.43%) PTC Creo
11 3 (0.43%) Weka
12 1 (0.14%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.14%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.14%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 28 (4.05%) Summit
2 3 (0.43%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.34%) GitHub
4 28 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.01%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.43%) Serverless
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Kissmetrics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.01%) Broadband
2 6 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.58%) Internet
4 4 (0.58%) Wireless
5 2 (0.29%) 5G
6 1 (0.14%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.14%) GPRS
6 1 (0.14%) GSM
6 1 (0.14%) HTTP
6 1 (0.14%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.14%) LTE
6 1 (0.14%) MQTT
6 1 (0.14%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (19.36%) Big Data
2 48 (6.94%) Hadoop
3 45 (6.50%) Data Mining
4 26 (3.76%) SQL Server
5 25 (3.61%) NoSQL
6 24 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.18%) Power BI
8 21 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (2.46%) QlikView
10 14 (2.02%) Apache Hive
11 12 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
11 12 (1.73%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.59%) MongoDB
13 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
16 6 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.87%) BigQuery
17 5 (0.72%) GIS
Development Applications
1 50 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 41 (5.92%) Subversion
3 21 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
4 19 (2.75%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.31%) LabVIEW
6 9 (1.30%) Maven
7 8 (1.16%) Artifactory
7 8 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.16%) RStudio
7 8 (1.16%) Toad
8 7 (1.01%) JIRA
8 7 (1.01%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (0.72%) Selenium
11 3 (0.43%) Hudson
11 3 (0.43%) Redmine
11 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.29%) PyCharm
12 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 175 (25.29%) Finance
2 59 (8.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 44 (6.36%) Banking
4 38 (5.49%) Electronics
5 33 (4.77%) Aerospace
6 22 (3.18%) Games
7 20 (2.89%) Front Office
8 18 (2.60%) Marketing
8 18 (2.60%) Military
8 18 (2.60%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.17%) Advertising
10 14 (2.02%) Investment Banking
10 14 (2.02%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.88%) Avionics
12 10 (1.45%) Automotive
12 10 (1.45%) Back Office
13 9 (1.30%) Financial Institution
14 7 (1.01%) Law
14 7 (1.01%) Publishing
15 5 (0.72%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 175 (25.29%) Data Scientist
2 122 (17.63%) Software Engineer
3 118 (17.05%) Developer
4 84 (12.14%) Analyst
5 54 (7.80%) Graduate
6 47 (6.79%) Software Developer
7 32 (4.62%) Data Analyst
8 31 (4.48%) Qualitative Analyst
8 31 (4.48%) Quantitative Analyst
9 30 (4.34%) Computer Engineer
9 30 (4.34%) Computer Vision Engineer
10 28 (4.05%) Junior
11 27 (3.90%) Research Engineer
12 26 (3.76%) Machine Learning Researcher
13 23 (3.32%) Python Engineer
13 23 (3.32%) Senior Software Engineer
14 22 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
15 21 (3.03%) Risk Analyst
16 19 (2.75%) Electronics Engineer
16 19 (2.75%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.08%) .NET
2 36 (5.20%) J2EE
3 32 (4.62%) AngularJS
4 31 (4.48%) React
5 30 (4.34%) J2SE
6 28 (4.05%) NumPy
6 28 (4.05%) Ruby on Rails
6 28 (4.05%) TensorFlow
7 23 (3.32%) XML
8 21 (3.03%) HTML
9 20 (2.89%) scikit-learn
10 18 (2.60%) Natural Language Processing
10 18 (2.60%) OpenCV
11 15 (2.17%) Web Services
12 13 (1.88%) Caffe
12 13 (1.88%) Pandas
13 11 (1.59%) JSF
13 11 (1.59%) Keras
13 11 (1.59%) OpenGL
13 11 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 262 (37.86%) Algorithms
2 105 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.79%) Fintech
4 39 (5.64%) Equities
4 39 (5.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 38 (5.49%) Hedge funds
6 30 (4.34%) Credit Risk
7 27 (3.90%) Market Risk
8 22 (3.18%) Derivative
8 22 (3.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 18 (2.60%) VHDL
10 15 (2.17%) Acoustics
10 15 (2.17%) Fixed Income
10 15 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (2.02%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (1.59%) Exotic Derivative
14 10 (1.45%) CPLD
15 8 (1.16%) Life Science
16 7 (1.01%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.10%) Linux
2 28 (4.05%) Windows
3 19 (2.75%) Unix
4 14 (2.02%) Android
4 14 (2.02%) VxWorks
5 12 (1.73%) Robot Operating System
6 11 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.29%) Debian
9 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (50.43%) Mathematics
2 299 (43.21%) Machine Learning
3 272 (39.31%) Data Science
4 245 (35.40%) Software Engineering
5 201 (29.05%) Analytics
6 196 (28.32%) Data Analysis
7 165 (23.84%) Computer Science
8 162 (23.41%) Physics
9 137 (19.80%) Artificial Intelligence
10 123 (17.77%) Deep Learning
11 112 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
12 110 (15.90%) Neural Network
13 93 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
13 93 (13.44%) Visualisation
14 89 (12.86%) Statistics
15 77 (11.13%) Data Analytics
16 68 (9.83%) Computer Vision
16 68 (9.83%) Mathematical Modelling
17 53 (7.66%) Risk Management
18 52 (7.51%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 499 (72.11%) Python
2 398 (57.51%) C++
3 386 (55.78%) R
4 270 (39.02%) Java
5 226 (32.66%) C#
6 182 (26.30%) C
7 177 (25.58%) SQL
8 41 (5.92%) VBA
9 36 (5.20%) Bash Shell
10 34 (4.91%) Ruby
11 33 (4.77%) JavaScript
11 33 (4.77%) PHP
12 32 (4.62%) Scala
13 31 (4.48%) Bourne shell
13 31 (4.48%) Korn
14 18 (2.60%) Julia
15 10 (1.45%) Embedded C
15 10 (1.45%) Perl
16 8 (1.16%) Assembly Language
16 8 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 281 (40.61%) PhD
2 257 (37.14%) Degree
3 40 (5.78%) Security Cleared
4 31 (4.48%) Master's Degree
5 28 (4.05%) SC Cleared
6 23 (3.32%) Numerate Degree
7 21 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (2.17%) CFA
8 15 (2.17%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.29%) CIPD
10 2 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
1 11 (1.59%) EMIR
1 11 (1.59%) IFRS
1 11 (1.59%) IFRS 9
1 11 (1.59%) MiFID
2 8 (1.16%) GDPR
3 6 (0.87%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.43%) ISO 26262
5 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.29%) JTAG
5 2 (0.29%) MISRA
5 2 (0.29%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.14%) DO-254
6 1 (0.14%) IEC 61131
6 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.14%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 12 (1.73%) Firmware
2 6 (0.87%) Docker
3 2 (0.29%) HDFS
3 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (0.87%) Ansible
1 6 (0.87%) Puppet
2 5 (0.72%) Ambari
3 2 (0.29%) Chronos
3 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.29%) Mesos
3 2 (0.29%) Packer
3 2 (0.29%) Terraform
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (10.12%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.76%) Tableau
3 25 (3.61%) Oracle
4 17 (2.46%) Google
5 15 (2.17%) SAP
6 11 (1.59%) Mentor Graphics
7 10 (1.45%) Bloomberg
7 10 (1.45%) Reuters
8 8 (1.16%) Intel
8 8 (1.16%) Xilinx
9 7 (1.01%) Altera
10 5 (0.72%) IBM
11 4 (0.58%) EMC
12 3 (0.43%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.43%) ANSYS
12 3 (0.43%) Platfora
13 2 (0.29%) Keysight
13 2 (0.29%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.29%) Splunk
13 2 (0.29%) Twitter