Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 602 548 663
Rank change year-on-year -54 +115 +57
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 676 861 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.87% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 506 739 647
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £32,400
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,650 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.04% -7.44% +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 94,234 98,404 103,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.76% 55.54% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,198 81,476 89,448
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 -68 646 £50,000 +11.11% 158
UK excluding London -79 388 £45,000 +8.04% 141
London +53 279 £65,000 - 29
South East +26 138 £50,000 +25.00% 31
East of England -83 109 £35,000 -22.22% 37
Midlands -31 43 £40,750 +1.88% 43
North of England -4 42 £44,750 -12.68% 8
South West -1 35 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Midlands -6 34 £40,750 +1.88% 36
Yorkshire +44 19 £40,000 -27.27% 5
North West -11 16 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Scotland -20 12 £45,000 -18.18% 9
East Midlands -35 9 £65,000 +62.50% 7
North East -22 7 £44,500 +14.10% 1
Wales +2 6 £32,750 +5.65%
Northern Ireland +3 3 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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.

1 432 (63.91%) Python
2 372 (55.03%) C++
3 324 (47.93%) R
4 311 (46.01%) Mathematics
5 290 (42.90%) Machine Learning
6 276 (40.83%) Algorithms
7 270 (39.94%) Data Science
8 219 (32.40%) Java
9 216 (31.95%) PhD
10 208 (30.77%) SQL
11 201 (29.73%) Degree
12 200 (29.59%) Analytics
13 188 (27.81%) Computer Science
14 183 (27.07%) C
15 162 (23.96%) Physics
16 155 (22.93%) Finance
17 152 (22.49%) Analytical Skills
18 149 (22.04%) Big Data
19 148 (21.89%) Software Engineering
20 145 (21.45%) Artificial Intelligence
21 129 (19.08%) Statistics
22 122 (18.05%) Data Analysis
23 118 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
24 106 (15.68%) Computer Vision
25 105 (15.53%) C#
26 102 (15.09%) Deep Learning
27 91 (13.46%) Neural Network
28 90 (13.31%) Apache Spark
29 85 (12.57%) Visualisation
30 81 (11.98%) Predictive Modelling

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 90 (13.31%) Apache Spark
2 54 (7.99%) SAS
3 7 (1.04%) DNN
4 3 (0.44%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.30%) Apache
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.15%) IIS
6 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 65 (9.62%) Simulink
2 52 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (4.29%) GNU Octave
4 24 (3.55%) SPSS
5 21 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (1.04%) Stateflow
8 5 (0.74%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.59%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.59%) Stata
10 2 (0.30%) EViews
10 2 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.15%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.15%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.59%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 4 (0.59%) SAP Retail
3 3 (0.44%) FastStats
4 1 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (1.33%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.18%) AdWords
5 4 (0.59%) GitHub
5 4 (0.59%) SaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.63%) Symposium
2 6 (0.89%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.59%) Internet
4 3 (0.44%) HTTP
4 3 (0.44%) SMS
4 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.30%) IPv4
5 2 (0.30%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.30%) Modbus
5 2 (0.30%) Network Security
5 2 (0.30%) Skype
5 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.30%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) 3G
6 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.15%) Firewall
6 1 (0.15%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.15%) Profibus
6 1 (0.15%) TETRA
6 1 (0.15%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (22.04%) Big Data
2 76 (11.24%) Hadoop
3 52 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 44 (6.51%) Apache Hive
5 31 (4.59%) NoSQL
6 28 (4.14%) Power BI
7 25 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.55%) SQL Server
9 22 (3.25%) MySQL
10 19 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (2.51%) RDBMS
12 15 (2.22%) MongoDB
13 14 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (2.07%) Spotfire
13 14 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.78%) Base SAS
16 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (1.33%) QlikView
17 9 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.59%) LabVIEW
3 30 (4.44%) Subversion
4 20 (2.96%) Rational Rhapsody
5 19 (2.81%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.63%) NUnit
7 7 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (0.89%) Rational Team Concert
9 5 (0.74%) RStudio
10 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.30%) JIRA
13 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.15%) CMake
13 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.15%) Maven
13 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.15%) NetBeans
General
1 155 (22.93%) Finance
2 57 (8.43%) Electronics
3 46 (6.80%) Banking
4 41 (6.07%) Telecoms
5 38 (5.62%) Automotive
5 38 (5.62%) Front Office
6 24 (3.55%) Manufacturing
7 23 (3.40%) Marketing
7 23 (3.40%) Publishing
7 23 (3.40%) Retail
8 21 (3.11%) Games
8 21 (3.11%) Investment Banking
9 20 (2.96%) Financial Institution
10 18 (2.66%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.78%) Advertising
12 11 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (1.04%) Military
14 5 (0.74%) French Language
15 4 (0.59%) German Language
15 4 (0.59%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 162 (23.96%) Data Scientist
2 90 (13.31%) Software Engineer
3 87 (12.87%) Analyst
4 70 (10.36%) Developer
5 54 (7.99%) Senior Data Scientist
6 52 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 52 (7.69%) Computer Engineer
6 52 (7.69%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 41 (6.07%) Embedded Engineer
7 41 (6.07%) Research Engineer
8 38 (5.62%) C Software Engineer
8 38 (5.62%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 33 (4.88%) Graduate
10 30 (4.44%) Data Engineer
11 29 (4.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 26 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 26 (3.85%) Python Engineer
13 23 (3.40%) Embedded C Engineer
13 23 (3.40%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 20 (2.96%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (9.62%) Natural Language Processing
2 62 (9.17%) TensorFlow
3 40 (5.92%) OpenGL
4 33 (4.88%) .NET
5 27 (3.99%) Pandas
6 26 (3.85%) scikit-learn
7 25 (3.70%) HTML
8 23 (3.40%) CSS
8 23 (3.40%) Kafka
9 15 (2.22%) NumPy
9 15 (2.22%) WPF
10 13 (1.92%) HTML5
10 13 (1.92%) WinForms
10 13 (1.92%) XML
11 12 (1.78%) Torch
11 12 (1.78%) WCF
12 11 (1.63%) Entity Framework
12 11 (1.63%) SciPy
13 10 (1.48%) Matplotlib
13 10 (1.48%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 276 (40.83%) Algorithms
2 188 (27.81%) Computer Science
3 152 (22.49%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (9.47%) Fintech
5 35 (5.18%) Equities
6 34 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (4.29%) CUDA
7 29 (4.29%) Exotic Derivative
8 27 (3.99%) Data Structures
8 27 (3.99%) Fixed Income
9 25 (3.70%) Market Risk
10 23 (3.40%) Derivative
11 22 (3.25%) Acoustics
12 17 (2.51%) Embedded Systems
13 16 (2.37%) Social Media
14 14 (2.07%) Credit Risk
14 14 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
14 14 (2.07%) Hedge funds
15 13 (1.92%) Augmented Reality
15 13 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.91%) Linux
2 24 (3.55%) Windows
3 20 (2.96%) Unix
4 5 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.30%) CentOS
5 2 (0.30%) Robot Operating System
5 2 (0.30%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.15%) Android
6 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (46.01%) Mathematics
2 290 (42.90%) Machine Learning
3 270 (39.94%) Data Science
4 200 (29.59%) Analytics
5 162 (23.96%) Physics
6 148 (21.89%) Software Engineering
7 145 (21.45%) Artificial Intelligence
8 129 (19.08%) Statistics
9 122 (18.05%) Data Analysis
10 118 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
11 106 (15.68%) Computer Vision
12 102 (15.09%) Deep Learning
13 91 (13.46%) Neural Network
14 85 (12.57%) Visualisation
15 81 (11.98%) Predictive Modelling
16 61 (9.02%) Image Processing
17 58 (8.58%) Data Analytics
18 57 (8.43%) Data Visualisation
18 57 (8.43%) Signal Processing
18 57 (8.43%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 432 (63.91%) Python
2 372 (55.03%) C++
3 324 (47.93%) R
4 219 (32.40%) Java
5 208 (30.77%) SQL
6 183 (27.07%) C
7 105 (15.53%) C#
8 55 (8.14%) Scala
9 47 (6.95%) Embedded C
10 44 (6.51%) Embedded C++
11 31 (4.59%) VBA
12 26 (3.85%) JavaScript
13 20 (2.96%) Perl
14 15 (2.22%) HiveQL
15 11 (1.63%) Julia
15 11 (1.63%) VB
15 11 (1.63%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.48%) Fortran
16 10 (1.48%) PHP
16 10 (1.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 216 (31.95%) PhD
2 201 (29.73%) Degree
3 32 (4.73%) Numerate Degree
4 27 (3.99%) Security Cleared
5 25 (3.70%) Master's Degree
6 18 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.63%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.74%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.30%) CFA
11 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.78%) Data Quality
1 12 (1.78%) MISRA
2 10 (1.48%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (1.48%) MiFID
3 9 (1.33%) EMIR
4 7 (1.04%) QA
5 6 (0.89%) Def Stans
6 5 (0.74%) DO-178B
6 5 (0.74%) GDPR
7 3 (0.44%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) DO-254
9 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.15%) MISRA C
System Software
1 34 (5.03%) Firmware
2 15 (2.22%) HDFS
3 5 (0.74%) Docker
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.15%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Ansible
1 2 (0.30%) SELinux
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (7.69%) Tableau
2 31 (4.59%) Google
3 24 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.22%) Oracle
4 15 (2.22%) WorldPay
5 12 (1.78%) IBM
6 11 (1.63%) Telerik
7 10 (1.48%) Adobe
8 8 (1.18%) Cloudera
8 8 (1.18%) Omniture
9 7 (1.04%) SAP
10 6 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (0.74%) Altera
11 5 (0.74%) Alteryx
11 5 (0.74%) Cognos
11 5 (0.74%) Talend
11 5 (0.74%) Xilinx
12 4 (0.59%) EMC
12 4 (0.59%) Retek
12 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com