Period
to 26 November 2021

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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 540 538 581
Rank change year-on-year -2 +43 +136
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 615 184 585
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 0.57% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 193 145 406
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,700 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,750 £87,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -5.56%

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 69,079 32,105 73,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.30% 59.06% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 46,250 27,661 60,814
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in the UK

MATLAB
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MATLAB.

Salary trend for MATLAB in the UK

MATLAB
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MATLAB over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

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 26 November 2021. 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 0 577 £70,000 +27.27% 170
UK excluding London -9 414 £52,500 +5.00% 162
London -110 181 £80,000 -5.88% 20
East of England -20 118 £60,000 +20.00% 33
South West +4 101 £55,000 +22.22% 27
South East -98 100 £40,000 -27.27% 40
Work from Home -181 93 £70,000 +26.13% 16
North of England -88 48 £70,000 +64.71% 20
Yorkshire -62 32 £70,000 - 4
Midlands -99 25 £32,500 -29.73% 29
Scotland -56 23 £33,000 -26.67% 8
West Midlands -79 19 - - 23
North East -19 10 £43,500 -3.33%
East Midlands -67 6 £32,500 -56.67% 6
North West -83 6 £50,000 +25.00% 16

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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.

1 371 (60.33%) Python
2 287 (46.67%) Algorithms
3 278 (45.20%) C++
4 246 (40.00%) Simulink
5 214 (34.80%) Degree
6 203 (33.01%) Social Skills
7 202 (32.85%) C
8 192 (31.22%) Mathematics
9 162 (26.34%) Machine Learning
10 143 (23.25%) R
11 139 (22.60%) PhD
12 138 (22.44%) Validation
13 121 (19.67%) Computer Science
14 119 (19.35%) Java
15 116 (18.86%) Software Engineering
16 111 (18.05%) Electronics
17 106 (17.24%) SQL
17 106 (17.24%) Physics
18 104 (16.91%) Data Science
19 97 (15.77%) C#
20 95 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
21 92 (14.96%) Model Validation
22 89 (14.47%) Deep Learning
23 84 (13.66%) TensorFlow
24 79 (12.85%) Firmware
25 77 (12.52%) JavaScript
25 77 (12.52%) Artificial Intelligence
26 74 (12.03%) Data Analysis
26 74 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
26 74 (12.03%) OO

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 23 (3.74%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.79%) Confluence
3 8 (1.30%) SAS
4 3 (0.49%) Hyperledger
4 3 (0.49%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.33%) Apache
5 2 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 246 (40.00%) Simulink
2 47 (7.64%) Stateflow
3 22 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.81%) Zemax
6 3 (0.49%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.49%) Weka
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 73 (11.87%) AWS
2 18 (2.93%) GCP
3 14 (2.28%) Power Platform
4 9 (1.46%) Azure
5 7 (1.14%) SaaS
6 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.81%) PaaS
7 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.33%) Google Ads
8 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.33%) Twilio
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.37%) Wireless
2 29 (4.72%) DVB
3 27 (4.39%) MIMO
3 27 (4.39%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (1.79%) SSH
5 6 (0.98%) Broadband
5 6 (0.98%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.16%) 802.11
6 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.74%) Big Data
2 20 (3.25%) Data Mining
3 14 (2.28%) Power BI
4 11 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.46%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.14%) MS Access
6 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.14%) Tableau
7 5 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.49%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.49%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.49%) KDB
9 3 (0.49%) MySQL
9 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.33%) HBase
11 1 (0.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.16%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (8.29%) Jenkins
2 47 (7.64%) Rational Rhapsody
3 25 (4.07%) Rational Team Concert
4 23 (3.74%) Rational DOORS
5 19 (3.09%) JIRA
6 14 (2.28%) LabVIEW
7 13 (2.11%) Git (software)
8 10 (1.63%) Subversion
9 9 (1.46%) ClearCase
9 9 (1.46%) Plastic SCM
10 8 (1.30%) CMake
11 5 (0.81%) GitLab
12 4 (0.65%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.49%) Polyspace
14 1 (0.16%) ReSharper
14 1 (0.16%) Robot Framework
14 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 203 (33.01%) Social Skills
2 111 (18.05%) Electronics
3 74 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (11.06%) Automotive
5 64 (10.41%) Finance
6 36 (5.85%) Presentation Skills
7 29 (4.72%) Military
8 27 (4.39%) Games
9 26 (4.23%) Retail
10 25 (4.07%) Aerospace
10 25 (4.07%) Banking
11 24 (3.90%) Avionics
12 20 (3.25%) Marketing
13 18 (2.93%) Public Sector
14 14 (2.28%) Back Office
15 13 (2.11%) Telecoms
16 11 (1.79%) Front Office
17 10 (1.63%) Manufacturing
18 9 (1.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 5 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (18.37%) Systems Engineer
2 80 (13.01%) Developer
3 66 (10.73%) Software Engineer
4 61 (9.92%) Embedded Engineer
5 57 (9.27%) Software Developer
6 54 (8.78%) Data Scientist
7 49 (7.97%) Analyst
8 48 (7.80%) Salesforce Developer
9 44 (7.15%) Design Engineer
10 36 (5.85%) MATLAB Engineer
11 34 (5.53%) Qualitative Analyst
11 34 (5.53%) Quantitative Analyst
12 32 (5.20%) Development Engineer
12 32 (5.20%) Software Development Engineer
13 31 (5.04%) Electronics Engineer
13 31 (5.04%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
13 31 (5.04%) Software Design Engineer
14 30 (4.88%) Algorithm Engineer
15 29 (4.72%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
16 28 (4.55%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (13.66%) TensorFlow
2 62 (10.08%) PyTorch
3 56 (9.11%) .NET
4 50 (8.13%) scikit-learn
5 38 (6.18%) Pandas
6 37 (6.02%) NumPy
7 35 (5.69%) Keras
8 24 (3.90%) Caffe
9 23 (3.74%) OpenCV
9 23 (3.74%) React
10 22 (3.58%) SciPy
11 19 (3.09%) Theano
11 19 (3.09%) Torch
12 11 (1.79%) Chainer
13 8 (1.30%) Dask
13 8 (1.30%) Flask
13 8 (1.30%) MXNet
13 8 (1.30%) PyMC3
14 5 (0.81%) JSON
15 4 (0.65%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 287 (46.67%) Algorithms
2 50 (8.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 48 (7.80%) Embedded Systems
4 47 (7.64%) Robotics
5 30 (4.88%) Equities
6 26 (4.23%) Derivative
7 23 (3.74%) VHDL
8 20 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.28%) Analogue Electronics
9 14 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (2.11%) Blog
11 12 (1.95%) Smartphone
12 11 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.63%) ASIC
14 9 (1.46%) Market Risk
14 9 (1.46%) OTC Derivatives
14 9 (1.46%) User Experience
15 8 (1.30%) Verilog
16 7 (1.14%) Credit Risk
17 6 (0.98%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.06%) Linux
2 42 (6.83%) Windows
3 11 (1.79%) Unix
4 7 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (0.81%) Robot Operating System
6 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.49%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (0.49%) SafeRTOS
8 2 (0.33%) Android
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (31.22%) Mathematics
2 162 (26.34%) Machine Learning
3 138 (22.44%) Validation
4 121 (19.67%) Computer Science
5 116 (18.86%) Software Engineering
6 106 (17.24%) Physics
7 104 (16.91%) Data Science
8 95 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
9 92 (14.96%) Model Validation
10 89 (14.47%) Deep Learning
11 77 (12.52%) Artificial Intelligence
12 74 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
12 74 (12.03%) Data Analysis
12 74 (12.03%) OO
13 72 (11.71%) Mentoring
13 72 (11.71%) Signal Processing
14 67 (10.89%) SDLC
15 63 (10.24%) CRM
15 63 (10.24%) Statistics
16 62 (10.08%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 371 (60.33%) Python
2 278 (45.20%) C++
3 202 (32.85%) C
4 143 (23.25%) R
5 119 (19.35%) Java
6 106 (17.24%) SQL
7 97 (15.77%) C#
8 77 (12.52%) JavaScript
9 69 (11.22%) Scala
10 62 (10.08%) Perl
11 57 (9.27%) Ruby
12 54 (8.78%) VB.NET
13 52 (8.46%) Apple Swift
13 52 (8.46%) Dart
13 52 (8.46%) Kotlin
13 52 (8.46%) Objective-C
13 52 (8.46%) Pascal
13 52 (8.46%) PHP
14 40 (6.50%) Ada
15 31 (5.04%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 214 (34.80%) Degree
2 139 (22.60%) PhD
3 48 (7.80%) Security Cleared
4 33 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.60%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.98%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.65%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.80%) MISRA
2 37 (6.02%) Def Stans
3 20 (3.25%) ISO 26262
4 5 (0.81%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.49%) DO-254
5 3 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.49%) EMIR
5 3 (0.49%) MiFID
6 2 (0.33%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.33%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 79 (12.85%) Firmware
2 22 (3.58%) Docker
3 2 (0.33%) QEMU
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.16%) etcd
Systems Management
1 21 (3.41%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.49%) Terraform
3 2 (0.33%) Ansible
3 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.33%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.16%) Consul
Vendors
1 53 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
2 50 (8.13%) IBM
3 32 (5.20%) MathWorks
4 19 (3.09%) OpenAI
5 15 (2.44%) Xilinx
6 14 (2.28%) EMC
7 13 (2.11%) Microsoft
8 10 (1.63%) Mentor Graphics
9 9 (1.46%) Cadence
9 9 (1.46%) Lauterbach
10 7 (1.14%) Facebook
10 7 (1.14%) Google
10 7 (1.14%) Twitter
11 5 (0.81%) YouTube
12 4 (0.65%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.49%) Monax
14 2 (0.33%) Agilent
14 2 (0.33%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle
14 2 (0.33%) Sony