Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 556 575 641
Rank change year-on-year +19 +66 +84
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 826 755 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.79% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 628 694 685
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -13.46% +15.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,591 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.86% -4.49% +6.25%

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 96,754 95,218 104,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.14% 55.25% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 80,653 80,427 90,588
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,300
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.42% +5.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +27 795 £50,000 +11.11% 154
UK excluding London -23 470 £45,000 +10.86% 137
London +86 346 £62,500 -3.85% 27
East of England -17 178 £35,000 -22.22% 43
South East +23 150 £50,000 +33.33% 22
South West +8 44 £50,000 -13.04% 13
North of England -5 40 £44,250 +4.12% 16
Midlands -42 37 £40,750 +1.88% 33
West Midlands -3 31 £40,750 +1.88% 28
Yorkshire +27 19 £43,750 -14.63% 7
North West -39 14 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Scotland -36 12 £48,750 -11.36% 9
North East -18 7 £43,250 +13.07% 4
Wales +12 6 £32,750 +0.77% 1
East Midlands -20 6 £27,000 -32.50% 5
Northern Ireland +4 3 - -

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 522 (63.20%) Python
2 433 (52.42%) C++
3 374 (45.28%) Mathematics
4 371 (44.92%) R
5 343 (41.53%) Algorithms
6 335 (40.56%) Machine Learning
6 335 (40.56%) Data Science
7 263 (31.84%) Java
8 256 (30.99%) Degree
9 254 (30.75%) PhD
10 247 (29.90%) SQL
11 237 (28.69%) C
12 235 (28.45%) Analytics
13 224 (27.12%) Computer Science
14 189 (22.88%) Software Engineering
15 177 (21.43%) Finance
16 169 (20.46%) Physics
17 166 (20.10%) Artificial Intelligence
18 165 (19.98%) Big Data
19 152 (18.40%) Statistics
20 149 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
21 135 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
22 132 (15.98%) C#
23 127 (15.38%) Computer Vision
24 113 (13.68%) Data Analysis
24 113 (13.68%) Apache Spark
25 107 (12.95%) Neural Network
26 106 (12.83%) Visualisation
27 98 (11.86%) Linux
28 95 (11.50%) 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
1 113 (13.68%) Apache Spark
2 73 (8.84%) SAS
3 6 (0.73%) DNN
4 4 (0.48%) Apache
4 4 (0.48%) Apache Pig
4 4 (0.48%) IIS
5 2 (0.24%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 73 (8.84%) Simulink
2 64 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.54%) SPSS
4 20 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (1.57%) GNU Octave
7 9 (1.09%) Stata
7 9 (1.09%) Stateflow
8 8 (0.97%) Chatbot
8 8 (0.97%) Weka
9 7 (0.85%) Zemax
10 6 (0.73%) Mathematica
11 4 (0.48%) OrCAD
11 4 (0.48%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.24%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.24%) EViews
12 2 (0.24%) TargetLink
13 1 (0.12%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.48%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 4 (0.48%) SAP Retail
3 3 (0.36%) FastStats
4 1 (0.12%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
3 14 (1.69%) Google Analytics
4 13 (1.57%) AdWords
5 6 (0.73%) SaaS
6 5 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.24%) GitHub
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.66%) Wireless
2 16 (1.94%) LTE
3 14 (1.69%) 3GPP
3 14 (1.69%) WCDMA
4 13 (1.57%) Ethernet
5 11 (1.33%) SMS
5 11 (1.33%) Symposium
6 9 (1.09%) 5G
7 7 (0.85%) Internet
7 7 (0.85%) IPv4
7 7 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.85%) UMTS
7 7 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.61%) 802.11
8 5 (0.61%) DHCP
8 5 (0.61%) DNS
8 5 (0.61%) IPv6
8 5 (0.61%) RTCP
8 5 (0.61%) RTP
8 5 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (19.98%) Big Data
2 95 (11.50%) Hadoop
3 63 (7.63%) Data Mining
4 51 (6.17%) NoSQL
5 48 (5.81%) Apache Hive
6 38 (4.60%) SQL Server
7 33 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 33 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 32 (3.87%) MySQL
9 25 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (2.91%) Power BI
11 22 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (2.18%) Spotfire
13 17 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (2.06%) RDBMS
13 17 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.57%) QlikView
14 13 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.45%) Base SAS
16 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (5.08%) LabVIEW
2 38 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 31 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 24 (2.91%) Subversion
5 20 (2.42%) NUnit
6 14 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
7 9 (1.09%) ClearCase
8 8 (0.97%) CANoe
9 7 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (0.85%) Rational Team Concert
10 6 (0.73%) JIRA
11 5 (0.61%) RStudio
12 4 (0.48%) ClearQuest
12 4 (0.48%) CodeWarrior
12 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.24%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 177 (21.43%) Finance
2 66 (7.99%) Electronics
3 56 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 55 (6.66%) Banking
5 36 (4.36%) Front Office
6 31 (3.75%) Automotive
7 28 (3.39%) Investment Banking
8 25 (3.03%) Marketing
9 24 (2.91%) Aerospace
9 24 (2.91%) Retail
10 23 (2.78%) Manufacturing
11 21 (2.54%) Financial Institution
12 19 (2.30%) Publishing
13 18 (2.18%) Games
14 12 (1.45%) Advertising
15 11 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.97%) Avionics
16 8 (0.97%) Military
17 4 (0.48%) Russian Language
18 3 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 200 (24.21%) Data Scientist
2 114 (13.80%) Software Engineer
3 105 (12.71%) Analyst
4 99 (11.99%) Developer
5 69 (8.35%) Computer Engineer
5 69 (8.35%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 65 (7.87%) C++ Software Engineer
7 52 (6.30%) C Software Engineer
7 52 (6.30%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 52 (6.30%) Senior Data Scientist
8 47 (5.69%) Graduate
9 43 (5.21%) Embedded Engineer
10 37 (4.48%) Research Engineer
11 33 (4.00%) Python Engineer
12 32 (3.87%) .NET Developer
12 32 (3.87%) Data Engineer
13 31 (3.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 29 (3.51%) Embedded C Engineer
15 28 (3.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
16 25 (3.03%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (9.93%) Natural Language Processing
2 60 (7.26%) TensorFlow
3 51 (6.17%) .NET
4 49 (5.93%) OpenGL
5 29 (3.51%) Pandas
5 29 (3.51%) WPF
6 28 (3.39%) HTML
7 27 (3.27%) CSS
8 26 (3.15%) NumPy
9 25 (3.03%) Kafka
9 25 (3.03%) scikit-learn
9 25 (3.03%) WinForms
10 24 (2.91%) WCF
11 20 (2.42%) Entity Framework
12 19 (2.30%) ASP.NET
12 19 (2.30%) XML
13 16 (1.94%) .NET Framework
13 16 (1.94%) SciPy
14 13 (1.57%) Matplotlib
14 13 (1.57%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 343 (41.53%) Algorithms
2 224 (27.12%) Computer Science
3 149 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (7.02%) Fintech
5 33 (4.00%) Equities
6 32 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 31 (3.75%) Hedge funds
8 27 (3.27%) CUDA
9 24 (2.91%) Data Structures
10 23 (2.78%) Exotic Derivative
10 23 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
11 21 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
11 21 (2.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 21 (2.54%) User Experience
12 20 (2.42%) Augmented Reality
12 20 (2.42%) Derivative
12 20 (2.42%) Market Risk
13 19 (2.30%) Fixed Income
14 18 (2.18%) Acoustics
15 17 (2.06%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.86%) Linux
2 32 (3.87%) Windows
3 27 (3.27%) Unix
4 7 (0.85%) Robot Operating System
4 7 (0.85%) VxWorks
5 5 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (0.61%) Solaris
6 4 (0.48%) Android
7 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (45.28%) Mathematics
2 335 (40.56%) Data Science
2 335 (40.56%) Machine Learning
3 235 (28.45%) Analytics
4 189 (22.88%) Software Engineering
5 169 (20.46%) Physics
6 166 (20.10%) Artificial Intelligence
7 152 (18.40%) Statistics
8 135 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
9 127 (15.38%) Computer Vision
10 113 (13.68%) Data Analysis
11 107 (12.95%) Neural Network
12 106 (12.83%) Visualisation
13 90 (10.90%) Deep Learning
14 83 (10.05%) Signal Processing
15 77 (9.32%) Data Visualisation
15 77 (9.32%) Predictive Modelling
16 73 (8.84%) Data Analytics
17 68 (8.23%) Statistical Modelling
18 62 (7.51%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 522 (63.20%) Python
2 433 (52.42%) C++
3 371 (44.92%) R
4 263 (31.84%) Java
5 247 (29.90%) SQL
6 237 (28.69%) C
7 132 (15.98%) C#
8 66 (7.99%) Scala
9 46 (5.57%) Embedded C
10 38 (4.60%) Embedded C++
11 36 (4.36%) VBA
12 33 (4.00%) JavaScript
13 27 (3.27%) Perl
14 18 (2.18%) Julia
15 16 (1.94%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.82%) Fortran
16 15 (1.82%) HiveQL
17 13 (1.57%) VB
18 12 (1.45%) T-SQL
19 11 (1.33%) Ada
Qualifications
1 256 (30.99%) Degree
2 254 (30.75%) PhD
3 39 (4.72%) Master's Degree
4 38 (4.60%) Numerate Degree
5 30 (3.63%) Security Cleared
6 20 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.85%) Postgraduate
8 7 (0.85%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.24%) CFA
9 2 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.45%) MISRA
2 11 (1.33%) MiFID
3 10 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (1.09%) EMIR
5 7 (0.85%) Def Stans
6 6 (0.73%) QA
7 5 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.61%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.48%) DO-160
9 3 (0.36%) GDPR
10 2 (0.24%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.12%) MISRA C
System Software
1 34 (4.12%) Firmware
2 15 (1.82%) Docker
2 15 (1.82%) HDFS
3 2 (0.24%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.24%) Ansible
1 2 (0.24%) SELinux
1 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (8.11%) Tableau
2 44 (5.33%) Google
3 26 (3.15%) Microsoft
4 20 (2.42%) Telerik
5 15 (1.82%) Adobe
5 15 (1.82%) Oracle
5 15 (1.82%) WorldPay
6 14 (1.69%) Cloudera
7 13 (1.57%) Omniture
8 12 (1.45%) IBM
8 12 (1.45%) SAP
9 10 (1.21%) Xilinx
10 8 (0.97%) Altera
10 8 (0.97%) EMC
11 7 (0.85%) Teradata
12 6 (0.73%) Alteryx
12 6 (0.73%) Cadence
12 6 (0.73%) Freescale
13 5 (0.61%) Splunk
13 5 (0.61%) Talend