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

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 640 701
Rank change year-on-year +105 +61 -28
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 863 735 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.71% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 738 652 543
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £28,200 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -5.88%

MATLAB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97875 103294 111695
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.42% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 80828 89423 95118
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 +110 837 £45,250 -9.50% 61
UK excluding London +140 604 £42,000 -6.67% 36
London -1 260 £65,000 - 28
East of England +160 252 £43,500 +20.83% 13
South East +62 127 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Midlands +30 100 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands +62 66 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North of England 0 65 £51,250 +28.13% 6
South West -9 51 £40,000 -23.81% 4
East Midlands -3 50 £40,000 -
North West -15 46 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Scotland +15 18 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Yorkshire +25 11 £51,250 +24.24% 1
North East +17 8 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Northern Ireland -9 5 £22,500 -55.00%
Wales - 2 £31,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 558 (64.66%) Python
2 424 (49.13%) Mathematics
3 395 (45.77%) C++
4 367 (42.53%) R
5 311 (36.04%) Degree
6 306 (35.46%) Machine Learning
7 304 (35.23%) Computer Science
8 290 (33.60%) Physics
9 282 (32.68%) Algorithms
10 275 (31.87%) Java
11 272 (31.52%) Software Engineering
12 258 (29.90%) SQL
13 245 (28.39%) C
14 235 (27.23%) PhD
15 216 (25.03%) C#
16 207 (23.99%) Finance
17 180 (20.86%) Analytics
18 169 (19.58%) Statistics
19 164 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
20 158 (18.31%) SAS
21 148 (17.15%) Big Data
22 121 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
23 104 (12.05%) Visualisation
24 103 (11.94%) SQL Server
25 99 (11.47%) Electronics
26 97 (11.24%) Telecoms
27 94 (10.89%) Linux
28 92 (10.66%) Hadoop
29 90 (10.43%) Data Analysis
30 88 (10.20%) Retail

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
1 158 (18.31%) SAS
2 77 (8.92%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.09%) Apache
4 16 (1.85%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.16%) Confluence
6 8 (0.93%) IIS
7 6 (0.70%) JBoss
7 6 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.12%) CMS
8 1 (0.12%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 66 (7.65%) Simulink
2 45 (5.21%) SPSS
3 39 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (2.67%) Stata
5 10 (1.16%) Mathcad
5 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (1.04%) Maple
6 9 (1.04%) Stateflow
7 8 (0.93%) Zemax
8 7 (0.81%) S-PLUS
9 5 (0.58%) Abaqus
9 5 (0.58%) EViews
9 5 (0.58%) Weka
10 4 (0.46%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 2 (0.23%) Gephi
12 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.12%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.12%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.23%) HFM
3 1 (0.12%) RMDS
3 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.81%) GitHub
5 2 (0.23%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.60%) Wireless
2 34 (3.94%) Bluetooth
3 29 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 28 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (2.55%) WLAN
6 18 (2.09%) Internet
7 15 (1.74%) DVB
8 13 (1.51%) LTE
9 11 (1.27%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.70%) FlexRay
10 6 (0.70%) HTTP
11 5 (0.58%) OFDM
11 5 (0.58%) SSL
12 4 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.46%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.46%) Profibus
12 4 (0.46%) SAN
13 3 (0.35%) RS-232
14 2 (0.23%) RS-485
14 2 (0.23%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (17.15%) Big Data
2 103 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 92 (10.66%) Hadoop
4 57 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 50 (5.79%) Data Mining
6 40 (4.63%) Apache Hive
7 24 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 23 (2.67%) MongoDB
9 20 (2.32%) QlikView
10 16 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.62%) Impala
12 10 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.04%) Power BI
14 8 (0.93%) HBase
14 8 (0.93%) Spotfire
15 7 (0.81%) Neo4j
15 7 (0.81%) RavenDB
15 7 (0.81%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.81%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 70 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 49 (5.68%) LabVIEW
3 29 (3.36%) Visual Studio
4 28 (3.24%) Jenkins
5 15 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
7 10 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.93%) JIRA
8 8 (0.93%) Subversion
9 7 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.70%) ClearCase
10 6 (0.70%) Travis CI
11 5 (0.58%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.46%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.46%) Toad
13 2 (0.23%) CANoe
13 2 (0.23%) RequisitePro
13 2 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 207 (23.99%) Finance
2 99 (11.47%) Electronics
3 97 (11.24%) Telecoms
4 88 (10.20%) Retail
5 78 (9.04%) Banking
6 73 (8.46%) Front Office
7 64 (7.42%) Investment Banking
7 64 (7.42%) Marketing
8 57 (6.60%) Financial Institution
8 57 (6.60%) Retail Banking
9 41 (4.75%) Manufacturing
10 32 (3.71%) Automotive
11 24 (2.78%) Aerospace
12 15 (1.74%) Military
13 7 (0.81%) Advertising
13 7 (0.81%) Games
14 3 (0.35%) Law
14 3 (0.35%) Legal
15 1 (0.12%) Back Office
15 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 200 (23.17%) Software Engineer
2 132 (15.30%) Data Scientist
3 113 (13.09%) Analyst
4 105 (12.17%) Developer
5 81 (9.39%) Graduate
6 55 (6.37%) Embedded Engineer
7 51 (5.91%) C++ Software Engineer
8 48 (5.56%) MATLAB Engineer
9 47 (5.45%) Research Engineer
10 38 (4.40%) Software Developer
11 35 (4.06%) C# Developer
11 35 (4.06%) Computer Engineer
12 33 (3.82%) Senior Data Scientist
13 32 (3.71%) Data Analyst
13 32 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
14 30 (3.48%) Firmware Engineer
15 29 (3.36%) Computer Vision Engineer
16 27 (3.13%) .NET Developer
17 25 (2.90%) C++ Developer
17 25 (2.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (9.50%) .NET
2 37 (4.29%) Natural Language Processing
3 35 (4.06%) TensorFlow
4 24 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 23 (2.67%) ASP.NET
6 21 (2.43%) HTML
7 17 (1.97%) Web Services
7 17 (1.97%) WPF
8 16 (1.85%) JSON
9 14 (1.62%) D3.js
9 14 (1.62%) Entity Framework
9 14 (1.62%) NHibernate
9 14 (1.62%) NumPy
9 14 (1.62%) XML
10 13 (1.51%) CSS
11 12 (1.39%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.27%) Node.js
13 10 (1.16%) Backbone.js
13 10 (1.16%) CSS3
13 10 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 304 (35.23%) Computer Science
2 282 (32.68%) Algorithms
3 121 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.17%) Equities
5 34 (3.94%) Augmented Reality
6 32 (3.71%) Hedge funds
7 29 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (3.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 24 (2.78%) Derivative
10 20 (2.32%) Data Structures
11 19 (2.20%) Fixed Income
12 17 (1.97%) Internet of Things
13 16 (1.85%) Market Risk
14 15 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (1.62%) Credit Risk
15 14 (1.62%) Smartphone
16 13 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
16 13 (1.51%) VHDL
17 11 (1.27%) Robotics
18 10 (1.16%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 94 (10.89%) Linux
2 75 (8.69%) Windows
3 13 (1.51%) Unix
4 8 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 6 (0.70%) Android
5 6 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.58%) VxWorks
7 4 (0.46%) CentOS
7 4 (0.46%) Debian
7 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.46%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (49.13%) Mathematics
2 306 (35.46%) Machine Learning
3 290 (33.60%) Physics
4 272 (31.52%) Software Engineering
5 180 (20.86%) Analytics
6 169 (19.58%) Statistics
7 164 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (12.05%) Visualisation
9 90 (10.43%) Data Analysis
10 86 (9.97%) Asset Management
11 85 (9.85%) Artificial Intelligence
12 80 (9.27%) Signal Processing
13 70 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
14 68 (7.88%) Bayesian Methods
15 63 (7.30%) Computer Vision
16 61 (7.07%) Data Visualisation
16 61 (7.07%) RAD
17 58 (6.72%) Deep Learning
17 58 (6.72%) Wealth Management
18 57 (6.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 558 (64.66%) Python
2 395 (45.77%) C++
3 367 (42.53%) R
4 275 (31.87%) Java
5 258 (29.90%) SQL
6 245 (28.39%) C
7 216 (25.03%) C#
8 49 (5.68%) Julia
9 45 (5.21%) Perl
10 34 (3.94%) VBA
11 32 (3.71%) VB
12 29 (3.36%) JavaScript
13 27 (3.13%) Scala
14 22 (2.55%) Embedded C
15 18 (2.09%) Fortran
15 18 (2.09%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.62%) Assembly Language
17 13 (1.51%) Ruby
18 12 (1.39%) F#
19 10 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 311 (36.04%) Degree
2 235 (27.23%) PhD
3 65 (7.53%) Numerate Degree
4 39 (4.52%) Master's Degree
5 31 (3.59%) Security Cleared
6 19 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (1.97%) Postgraduate
7 17 (1.97%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.93%) HND
10 3 (0.35%) HNC
11 2 (0.23%) CFA
12 1 (0.12%) AAT
12 1 (0.12%) ACCA
12 1 (0.12%) CIMA
12 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.97%) Data Quality
1 17 (1.97%) QA
2 11 (1.27%) MISRA
3 10 (1.16%) DO-254
4 6 (0.70%) ISO 26262
5 5 (0.58%) IEC 61508
5 5 (0.58%) IEC 62304
5 5 (0.58%) MiFID
6 4 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.46%) EMIR
7 3 (0.35%) Basel III
7 3 (0.35%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.35%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.23%) MIL-STD-498
9 1 (0.12%) Basel II
9 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.12%) ECSS
9 1 (0.12%) IFRS
System Software
1 44 (5.10%) Firmware
2 11 (1.27%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.46%) Linux-HA
1 4 (0.46%) Puppet
2 2 (0.23%) SELinux
3 1 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 84 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 65 (7.53%) Oracle
3 58 (6.72%) Tableau
4 32 (3.71%) SAP
5 24 (2.78%) Perforce
6 23 (2.67%) Google
7 22 (2.55%) Bloomberg
8 11 (1.27%) IBM
9 9 (1.04%) MathWorks
10 8 (0.93%) Reuters
11 7 (0.81%) Altera
12 6 (0.70%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.70%) FactSet
12 6 (0.70%) Intel
12 6 (0.70%) Mentor Graphics
12 6 (0.70%) Renesas
13 5 (0.58%) Alteryx
13 5 (0.58%) Minitab
13 5 (0.58%) Splunk
13 5 (0.58%) Xamarin