Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 495 643 715
Rank change year-on-year +148 +72 +21
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 961 676 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 0.67% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 751 619 542
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £84,000 £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 99821 100632 111622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.27% 52.91% 51.73%
Number of salaries quoted 82213 86844 95422
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +130 932 £50,000 +0.50% 57
UK excluding London +103 613 £43,500 -3.33% 40
London +108 345 £68,750 +5.77% 21
East of England +154 247 £39,000 -9.30% 8
South East +35 140 £45,000 - 12
Midlands +14 91 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +32 63 £47,500 +5.56% 2
South West 0 56 £40,000 -20.00% 4
North of England -17 54 £46,500 +16.25% 10
North West -25 36 £55,000 +37.50% 5
East Midlands -7 27 £40,000 -11.11%
Scotland +7 24 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire +23 15 £38,750 -8.82% 5
North East -1 3 £38,750 -13.89%
Wales - 2 £28,250 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 601 (62.54%) Python
2 475 (49.43%) Mathematics
3 456 (47.45%) C++
4 402 (41.83%) R
5 350 (36.42%) Machine Learning
6 316 (32.88%) Java
7 315 (32.78%) Software Engineering
8 303 (31.53%) Physics
9 301 (31.32%) Degree
9 301 (31.32%) Computer Science
9 301 (31.32%) Algorithms
10 299 (31.11%) C
11 280 (29.14%) SQL
12 258 (26.85%) PhD
13 252 (26.22%) Finance
14 223 (23.20%) C#
15 210 (21.85%) Statistics
16 190 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
17 179 (18.63%) Analytics
18 165 (17.17%) SAS
19 150 (15.61%) Big Data
20 146 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
21 111 (11.55%) Linux
21 111 (11.55%) Banking
21 111 (11.55%) Data Analysis
22 110 (11.45%) Artificial Intelligence
23 99 (10.30%) Electronics
24 96 (9.99%) Bayesian Methods
25 95 (9.89%) Deep Learning
25 95 (9.89%) 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
1 165 (17.17%) SAS
2 82 (8.53%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.56%) IIS
4 11 (1.14%) Apache Pig
5 9 (0.94%) Confluence
6 5 (0.52%) Apache
6 5 (0.52%) JBoss
6 5 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.42%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.10%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 91 (9.47%) Simulink
2 51 (5.31%) SPSS
3 43 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.46%) Mathematica
4 14 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (1.35%) S-PLUS
6 10 (1.04%) Stata
7 8 (0.83%) Stateflow
8 7 (0.73%) GNU Octave
9 6 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.62%) Zemax
10 4 (0.42%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.42%) CPLEX
10 4 (0.42%) Maple
10 4 (0.42%) Mathcad
10 4 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.31%) CATIA
11 3 (0.31%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.31%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.21%) Actimize
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) RMDS
4 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
5 10 (1.04%) AdWords
5 10 (1.04%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.52%) GitHub
6 5 (0.52%) SaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.10%) PaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.68%) TCP/IP
2 37 (3.85%) Wireless
3 17 (1.77%) Ethernet
4 15 (1.56%) Bluetooth
4 15 (1.56%) WLAN
5 11 (1.14%) HTTP
5 11 (1.14%) SSL
6 9 (0.94%) FlexRay
7 6 (0.62%) DVB
8 4 (0.42%) Network Security
8 4 (0.42%) Profibus
8 4 (0.42%) RS-232
8 4 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.21%) 4G
9 2 (0.21%) 5G
9 2 (0.21%) Internet
9 2 (0.21%) LTE
9 2 (0.21%) RS-485
9 2 (0.21%) Software-Defined Radio
10 1 (0.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (15.61%) Big Data
2 95 (9.89%) Hadoop
3 91 (9.47%) SQL Server
4 49 (5.10%) NoSQL
5 44 (4.58%) Data Mining
6 37 (3.85%) Apache Hive
7 26 (2.71%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.19%) MongoDB
9 20 (2.08%) QlikView
10 17 (1.77%) KDB
10 17 (1.77%) Spotfire
11 15 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.56%) Impala
12 13 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.25%) Kdb+
14 9 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 8 (0.83%) Lumira
15 8 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
16 7 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 44 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 41 (4.27%) LabVIEW
3 39 (4.06%) Visual Studio
4 25 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.98%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (1.46%) Subversion
7 13 (1.35%) JIRA
8 11 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
9 9 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (0.94%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.83%) ClearCase
10 8 (0.83%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.73%) Toad
12 6 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.52%) CMake
13 5 (0.52%) Travis CI
13 5 (0.52%) Xcode
14 4 (0.42%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
15 3 (0.31%) GCC
General
1 252 (26.22%) Finance
2 111 (11.55%) Banking
3 99 (10.30%) Electronics
4 89 (9.26%) Front Office
5 85 (8.84%) Investment Banking
6 81 (8.43%) Telecoms
7 65 (6.76%) Retail Banking
8 64 (6.66%) Financial Institution
9 54 (5.62%) Marketing
10 39 (4.06%) Automotive
11 32 (3.33%) Manufacturing
12 29 (3.02%) Retail
13 24 (2.50%) Military
14 19 (1.98%) Aerospace
15 13 (1.35%) Games
16 10 (1.04%) Advertising
17 3 (0.31%) International Banking
17 3 (0.31%) Law
17 3 (0.31%) Legal
17 3 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 233 (24.25%) Software Engineer
2 159 (16.55%) Developer
3 138 (14.36%) Data Scientist
4 136 (14.15%) Analyst
5 94 (9.78%) Graduate
6 66 (6.87%) C++ Software Engineer
7 65 (6.76%) Embedded Engineer
8 61 (6.35%) Software Developer
9 53 (5.52%) C++ Developer
10 52 (5.41%) Qualitative Analyst
10 52 (5.41%) Quantitative Analyst
11 51 (5.31%) Research Engineer
12 47 (4.89%) Computer Engineer
13 46 (4.79%) C++ Software Developer
14 44 (4.58%) Computer Vision Engineer
15 40 (4.16%) Machine Learning Researcher
16 39 (4.06%) MATLAB Engineer
17 38 (3.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 36 (3.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 35 (3.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (7.91%) .NET
2 57 (5.93%) Natural Language Processing
3 48 (4.99%) TensorFlow
4 32 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 29 (3.02%) Web Services
6 24 (2.50%) Middleware
7 23 (2.39%) .NET Framework
8 21 (2.19%) NumPy
9 19 (1.98%) WPF
10 17 (1.77%) AngularJS
10 17 (1.77%) WCF
10 17 (1.77%) WinForms
11 16 (1.66%) XML
12 15 (1.56%) JSON
12 15 (1.56%) Pandas
13 14 (1.46%) HTML
13 14 (1.46%) OpenGL
14 12 (1.25%) HEVC
15 10 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (1.04%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 301 (31.32%) Algorithms
1 301 (31.32%) Computer Science
2 146 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.68%) Equities
4 43 (4.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 41 (4.27%) Augmented Reality
6 35 (3.64%) Hedge funds
7 31 (3.23%) Market Risk
8 28 (2.91%) Acoustics
9 26 (2.71%) Credit Risk
9 26 (2.71%) Data Structures
10 23 (2.39%) Fintech
11 20 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
12 19 (1.98%) Derivative
12 19 (1.98%) Optoelectronics
13 16 (1.66%) VHDL
14 15 (1.56%) Fixed Income
15 14 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 14 (1.46%) Robotics
16 10 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 111 (11.55%) Linux
2 68 (7.08%) Windows
3 22 (2.29%) Unix
4 10 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 8 (0.83%) VxWorks
6 7 (0.73%) Android
7 6 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.10%) CentOS
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.10%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (49.43%) Mathematics
2 350 (36.42%) Machine Learning
3 315 (32.78%) Software Engineering
4 303 (31.53%) Physics
5 210 (21.85%) Statistics
6 190 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
7 179 (18.63%) Analytics
8 111 (11.55%) Data Analysis
9 110 (11.45%) Artificial Intelligence
10 96 (9.99%) Bayesian Methods
11 95 (9.89%) Deep Learning
12 85 (8.84%) Asset Management
13 79 (8.22%) Neural Network
14 75 (7.80%) Visualisation
15 74 (7.70%) Economics
16 72 (7.49%) Signal Processing
17 71 (7.39%) Computer Vision
18 67 (6.97%) Validation
19 66 (6.87%) SDLC
19 66 (6.87%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 601 (62.54%) Python
2 456 (47.45%) C++
3 402 (41.83%) R
4 316 (32.88%) Java
5 299 (31.11%) C
6 280 (29.14%) SQL
7 223 (23.20%) C#
8 75 (7.80%) Julia
9 49 (5.10%) Perl
10 42 (4.37%) VBA
11 35 (3.64%) JavaScript
12 33 (3.43%) Scala
13 30 (3.12%) Fortran
14 23 (2.39%) Embedded C
15 20 (2.08%) VB
16 16 (1.66%) Embedded C++
16 16 (1.66%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.56%) Assembly Language
17 15 (1.56%) F#
18 13 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 301 (31.32%) Degree
2 258 (26.85%) PhD
3 55 (5.72%) Security Cleared
4 47 (4.89%) Numerate Degree
5 35 (3.64%) Master's Degree
6 26 (2.71%) SC Cleared
7 23 (2.39%) Postgraduate
8 21 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.35%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.62%) HND
11 2 (0.21%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.98%) QA
2 17 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.25%) IEC 61508
3 12 (1.25%) IEC 62304
3 12 (1.25%) IFRS
3 12 (1.25%) IFRS 9
3 12 (1.25%) MISRA
4 11 (1.14%) ISO 26262
4 11 (1.14%) MiFID
5 10 (1.04%) DO-178B
6 9 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.94%) EMIR
7 6 (0.62%) Basel III
7 6 (0.62%) MIL-STD-498
8 3 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.31%) DO-254
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.21%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.10%) Basel II
10 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 39 (4.06%) Firmware
2 11 (1.14%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.21%) HDFS
3 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.10%) Ansible
2 1 (0.10%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.10%) Puppet
2 1 (0.10%) SELinux
2 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.10%) Terraform
2 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 75 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 67 (6.97%) Oracle
2 67 (6.97%) Tableau
3 38 (3.95%) Google
4 23 (2.39%) SAP
5 20 (2.08%) Perforce
6 17 (1.77%) Bloomberg
7 12 (1.25%) Adobe
8 11 (1.14%) MathWorks
9 10 (1.04%) Omniture
10 9 (0.94%) Alteryx
11 8 (0.83%) Intel
12 7 (0.73%) Minitab
12 7 (0.73%) Xilinx
13 6 (0.62%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.62%) EMC
13 6 (0.62%) FactSet
13 6 (0.62%) Twitter
14 5 (0.52%) Reuters
15 4 (0.42%) Green Hills