Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 567 541 578
Rank change year-on-year -26 +37 +34
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 487 263 651
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.68% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 130 204 479
10th Percentile £39,250 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £44,063 £36,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.81% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,750 £121,375 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +27.22% - -

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 62,465 38,629 77,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.99% 56.31% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43,046 32,068 63,983
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in the UK

MATLAB
Top 14 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 30 July 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 +2 449 £70,000 +33.33% 132
UK excluding London +8 374 £57,250 +27.22% 126
South West +49 151 £50,000 +11.73% 24
East of England +51 120 £52,500 +7.69% 27
London -123 92 £75,000 -24.05% 16
Work from Home -200 68 £70,000 - 12
North of England -41 40 £70,000 +16.67% 16
Yorkshire -38 37 £70,000 +16.67% 5
South East -141 32 £43,923 +14.08% 33
Scotland -74 20 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Midlands -73 11 £42,500 -26.09% 16
West Midlands -76 9 £22,500 -60.87% 10
North West -44 3 £36,250 -9.38% 9
East Midlands -48 2 £43,750 - 6

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 283 (58.11%) Python
2 258 (52.98%) Degree
3 245 (50.31%) Algorithms
4 224 (46.00%) C++
5 183 (37.58%) Simulink
6 167 (34.29%) Mathematics
7 152 (31.21%) C
8 143 (29.36%) Computer Science
9 138 (28.34%) Physics
10 136 (27.93%) Social Skills
11 134 (27.52%) PhD
12 127 (26.08%) Machine Learning
13 125 (25.67%) Software Engineering
14 123 (25.26%) Signal Processing
15 94 (19.30%) Instagram
16 89 (18.28%) Systems Engineering
17 82 (16.84%) Electronics
18 81 (16.63%) SQL
19 79 (16.22%) Validation
20 77 (15.81%) Firmware
20 77 (15.81%) Security Cleared
21 72 (14.78%) Kalman Filter
21 72 (14.78%) TensorFlow
22 65 (13.35%) Deep Learning
22 65 (13.35%) Data Science
23 62 (12.73%) Mentoring
23 62 (12.73%) Neural Network
24 61 (12.53%) Computer Vision
25 60 (12.32%) Finance
25 60 (12.32%) Problem-Solving

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 18 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.05%) SAS
3 3 (0.62%) Confluence
4 2 (0.41%) Apache
4 2 (0.41%) WordPress
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 183 (37.58%) Simulink
2 47 (9.65%) Stateflow
3 14 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (2.67%) Zemax
5 5 (1.03%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.82%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.62%) Weka
8 2 (0.41%) SPSS
9 1 (0.21%) EViews
9 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.80%) AWS
2 27 (5.54%) GCP
3 26 (5.34%) Azure
4 17 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (3.49%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.23%) SaaS
6 5 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.62%) Serverless
8 2 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.41%) Google Ads
8 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.41%) PaaS
8 2 (0.41%) Snowflake
8 2 (0.41%) Twilio
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.24%) Wireless
2 37 (7.60%) DVB
3 35 (7.19%) MIMO
3 35 (7.19%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (3.49%) PPP
5 7 (1.44%) SSH
6 5 (1.03%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.82%) 802.11
7 4 (0.82%) Software-Defined Radio
8 2 (0.41%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.41%) 5G
8 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.21%) 2G
9 1 (0.21%) 3G
9 1 (0.21%) 4G
9 1 (0.21%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.75%) Data Mining
2 19 (3.90%) Tableau
3 17 (3.49%) NoSQL
3 17 (3.49%) Power BI
4 14 (2.87%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.85%) Big Data
7 8 (1.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 8 (1.64%) NewSQL
7 8 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.03%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.03%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.62%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.62%) HBase
10 3 (0.62%) KDB
10 3 (0.62%) MS Access
10 3 (0.62%) MySQL
10 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (11.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 56 (11.50%) Jenkins
3 30 (6.16%) Rational DOORS
4 27 (5.54%) Rational Team Concert
5 20 (4.11%) GitLab
6 14 (2.87%) LabVIEW
7 9 (1.85%) Subversion
8 8 (1.64%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.82%) JIRA
9 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.41%) CMake
10 2 (0.41%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 136 (27.93%) Social Skills
2 82 (16.84%) Electronics
3 60 (12.32%) Finance
4 59 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (9.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 44 (9.03%) Wearables
7 35 (7.19%) Games
8 27 (5.54%) Automotive
9 26 (5.34%) Presentation Skills
10 22 (4.52%) Avionics
11 20 (4.11%) Banking
12 19 (3.90%) Marketing
13 18 (3.70%) Aerospace
14 17 (3.49%) Telecoms
15 16 (3.29%) Front Office
15 16 (3.29%) Military
16 14 (2.87%) Retail
17 13 (2.67%) Manufacturing
18 12 (2.46%) Documentation Skills
19 11 (2.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 119 (24.44%) Systems Engineer
2 47 (9.65%) Developer
3 38 (7.80%) Algorithm Engineer
3 38 (7.80%) Embedded Engineer
4 36 (7.39%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
4 36 (7.39%) DSP Engineer
4 36 (7.39%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
5 35 (7.19%) Data Scientist
5 35 (7.19%) Senior DSP Engineer
5 35 (7.19%) Wireless Engineer
6 29 (5.95%) Control Systems Engineer
7 27 (5.54%) Development Engineer
7 27 (5.54%) Software Development Engineer
7 27 (5.54%) Software Engineer
8 26 (5.34%) Design Engineer
8 26 (5.34%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
8 26 (5.34%) Software Design Engineer
9 25 (5.13%) Computer Engineer
9 25 (5.13%) Computer Vision Engineer
10 23 (4.72%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (14.78%) TensorFlow
2 54 (11.09%) PyTorch
3 35 (7.19%) OpenCV
4 33 (6.78%) .NET
5 26 (5.34%) Keras
5 26 (5.34%) scikit-learn
6 17 (3.49%) Theano
6 17 (3.49%) Torch
7 15 (3.08%) Pandas
8 13 (2.67%) Chainer
9 12 (2.46%) NumPy
9 12 (2.46%) SciPy
10 10 (2.05%) CSS
10 10 (2.05%) HTML
10 10 (2.05%) React
11 9 (1.85%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.85%) JSON
12 5 (1.03%) Babylonjs
12 5 (1.03%) Caffe
12 5 (1.03%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 245 (50.31%) Algorithms
2 57 (11.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 55 (11.29%) Smartphone
4 50 (10.27%) Robotics
5 25 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
6 19 (3.90%) Derivative
6 19 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (3.08%) VHDL
8 14 (2.87%) Market Risk
9 11 (2.26%) Equities
10 10 (2.05%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.05%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.64%) Legacy Systems
12 7 (1.44%) Blog
12 7 (1.44%) Credit Derivative
12 7 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (1.03%) ASIC
13 5 (1.03%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.65%) Linux
2 38 (7.80%) Windows
3 7 (1.44%) Android
3 7 (1.44%) Unix
4 5 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.21%) VMS
5 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (34.29%) Mathematics
2 143 (29.36%) Computer Science
3 138 (28.34%) Physics
4 127 (26.08%) Machine Learning
5 125 (25.67%) Software Engineering
6 123 (25.26%) Signal Processing
7 89 (18.28%) Systems Engineering
8 79 (16.22%) Validation
9 72 (14.78%) Kalman Filter
10 65 (13.35%) Data Science
10 65 (13.35%) Deep Learning
11 62 (12.73%) Mentoring
11 62 (12.73%) Neural Network
12 61 (12.53%) Computer Vision
13 60 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
14 56 (11.50%) Model Validation
15 50 (10.27%) Support Vector Machines
16 49 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
16 49 (10.06%) Artificial Intelligence
17 46 (9.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 283 (58.11%) Python
2 224 (46.00%) C++
3 152 (31.21%) C
4 81 (16.63%) SQL
5 59 (12.11%) R
6 56 (11.50%) Java
7 42 (8.62%) C#
8 30 (6.16%) Ada
8 30 (6.16%) VBA
9 28 (5.75%) Fortran
10 22 (4.52%) JavaScript
11 20 (4.11%) Scala
12 15 (3.08%) Embedded C
12 15 (3.08%) VB
13 14 (2.87%) Embedded C++
14 12 (2.46%) Tcl
15 11 (2.26%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.64%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.44%) Ruby
18 5 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 258 (52.98%) Degree
2 134 (27.52%) PhD
3 77 (15.81%) Security Cleared
4 43 (8.83%) SC Cleared
5 34 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (4.93%) Master's Degree
7 11 (2.26%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.23%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (1.03%) HNC
10 4 (0.82%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.98%) Def Stans
1 34 (6.98%) MISRA
2 9 (1.85%) Basel II
2 9 (1.85%) CRD IV
3 4 (0.82%) ISO 26262
4 3 (0.62%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.41%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 77 (15.81%) Firmware
2 14 (2.87%) Docker
3 8 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (3.49%) Ansible
1 17 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (3.49%) Puppet
1 17 (3.49%) Terraform
2 12 (2.46%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 94 (19.30%) Instagram
2 29 (5.95%) IBM
3 23 (4.72%) OpenAI
4 20 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 19 (3.90%) Google
6 18 (3.70%) MathWorks
7 12 (2.46%) Xilinx
8 10 (2.05%) Mentor Graphics
9 8 (1.64%) Oracle
10 7 (1.44%) Facebook
11 6 (1.23%) Twitter
12 5 (1.03%) Agilent
12 5 (1.03%) YouTube
13 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.82%) SAP
14 3 (0.62%) Alteryx
14 3 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
15 2 (0.41%) Altera
15 2 (0.41%) comScore
15 2 (0.41%) Rockwell