Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 575 599 555
Rank change year-on-year +24 -44 +112
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 625 682 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 0.72% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 456 510 737
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £88,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -8.89%

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 76,556 94,981 97,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.57% 55.77% 55.57%
Number of salaries quoted 62,725 78,856 81,091
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +18 573 £50,000 - 162
UK excluding London +76 446 £45,000 - 173
London -17 175 £67,500 +3.85% 15
South East +18 136 £38,500 -23.00% 42
South West +53 84 £45,000 - 22
North of England +55 77 £42,500 -5.03% 10
North West +75 61 £37,500 -16.67% 5
East of England +28 61 £50,000 +42.86% 43
Scotland +41 44 £46,000 +2.22% 25
Midlands +38 38 £45,750 +12.27% 30
West Midlands +17 24 £49,500 +21.47% 19
East Midlands +26 14 £36,250 -44.23% 11
Yorkshire -7 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North East +21 7 £42,500 -4.49% 3
Wales +14 6 £42,000 +28.24% 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 415 (66.40%) Python
2 310 (49.60%) C++
3 285 (45.60%) Mathematics
4 241 (38.56%) Algorithms
5 231 (36.96%) R
6 227 (36.32%) Degree
7 213 (34.08%) Software Engineering
8 184 (29.44%) C
9 183 (29.28%) Data Science
10 172 (27.52%) Machine Learning
11 162 (25.92%) PhD
12 153 (24.48%) Java
13 152 (24.32%) C#
14 143 (22.88%) Finance
15 137 (21.92%) Computer Science
16 119 (19.04%) Physics
17 113 (18.08%) SQL
18 109 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
19 97 (15.52%) Analytics
20 94 (15.04%) Data Analysis
21 92 (14.72%) Statistics
22 83 (13.28%) Deep Learning
23 82 (13.12%) Computer Vision
24 81 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
24 81 (12.96%) Signal Processing
24 81 (12.96%) Artificial Intelligence
25 78 (12.48%) Simulink
26 70 (11.20%) .NET
27 68 (10.88%) Linux
28 64 (10.24%) Analytical Skills

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 47 (7.52%) SAS
2 18 (2.88%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.76%) Kinematics
4 4 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.32%) Apache
6 2 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.32%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.16%) DNN
7 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 78 (12.48%) Simulink
2 26 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (3.04%) SPSS
4 18 (2.88%) GNU Octave
5 13 (2.08%) Mathematica
6 11 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (1.44%) Stata
8 8 (1.28%) CATIA
9 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.80%) Stateflow
10 4 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (0.48%) Maple
11 3 (0.48%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 2 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.16%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.16%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.16%) Weka
13 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (3.52%) Summit
2 5 (0.80%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.16%) FastStats
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.84%) GitHub
3 14 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.96%) Power Platform
6 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.48%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.24%) Wireless
2 6 (0.96%) LTE
2 6 (0.96%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.48%) Software-Defined Radio
5 2 (0.32%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.32%) 5G
5 2 (0.32%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.16%) DHCP
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) DVB
6 1 (0.16%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.16%) GPRS
6 1 (0.16%) GSM
6 1 (0.16%) HTTP
6 1 (0.16%) MQTT
6 1 (0.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.28%) Big Data
2 26 (4.16%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.68%) Data Mining
3 23 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 21 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.72%) Hadoop
6 15 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.96%) BigQuery
9 6 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (0.96%) Data Lake
9 6 (0.96%) GIS
9 6 (0.96%) Power BI
10 5 (0.80%) Geospatial Data
10 5 (0.80%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.80%) MS Access
10 5 (0.80%) QlikView
11 3 (0.48%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 55 (8.80%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.64%) Subversion
3 21 (3.36%) LabVIEW
4 20 (3.20%) Rational DOORS
5 15 (2.40%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.44%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.80%) JIRA
7 5 (0.80%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.48%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.32%) CppUnit
9 2 (0.32%) JUnit
9 2 (0.32%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.16%) CMake
10 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.16%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.16%) Redmine
10 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 143 (22.88%) Finance
2 49 (7.84%) Electronics
3 41 (6.56%) Aerospace
4 39 (6.24%) Banking
5 30 (4.80%) Automotive
6 26 (4.16%) Manufacturing
7 25 (4.00%) Military
8 24 (3.84%) Marketing
9 17 (2.72%) Games
10 16 (2.56%) Investment Banking
11 14 (2.24%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.76%) Back Office
13 10 (1.60%) Financial Institution
14 9 (1.44%) Avionics
15 6 (0.96%) French Language
15 6 (0.96%) Front Office
16 5 (0.80%) Advertising
17 4 (0.64%) Legal
17 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 118 (18.88%) Data Scientist
2 113 (18.08%) Software Engineer
3 80 (12.80%) Developer
4 58 (9.28%) Analyst
5 33 (5.28%) Qualitative Analyst
5 33 (5.28%) Quantitative Analyst
6 32 (5.12%) Systems Engineer
7 30 (4.80%) Research Engineer
8 29 (4.64%) Junior
9 28 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
10 25 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
11 23 (3.68%) FPGA Engineer
11 23 (3.68%) Python Engineer
12 22 (3.52%) Banking Analyst
12 22 (3.52%) Graduate
12 22 (3.52%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
13 21 (3.36%) Credit Analyst
13 21 (3.36%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 21 (3.36%) Electronics Engineer
14 18 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.20%) .NET
2 39 (6.24%) React
3 32 (5.12%) NumPy
4 30 (4.80%) OpenCV
5 27 (4.32%) J2EE
6 25 (4.00%) TensorFlow
7 23 (3.68%) scikit-learn
8 22 (3.52%) AngularJS
8 22 (3.52%) J2SE
8 22 (3.52%) Ruby on Rails
9 21 (3.36%) Natural Language Processing
10 19 (3.04%) HTML
11 14 (2.24%) Pandas
12 12 (1.92%) Caffe
12 12 (1.92%) OpenCL
13 11 (1.76%) Keras
14 9 (1.44%) MFC
14 9 (1.44%) XML
15 6 (0.96%) Dask
15 6 (0.96%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 241 (38.56%) Algorithms
2 64 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (8.32%) Robotics
4 48 (7.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 35 (5.60%) Hedge funds
6 33 (5.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 32 (5.12%) VHDL
8 29 (4.64%) Derivative
9 27 (4.32%) ASIC
10 25 (4.00%) Credit Risk
10 25 (4.00%) Market Risk
11 22 (3.52%) Acoustics
12 20 (3.20%) Embedded Systems
13 19 (3.04%) Equities
14 18 (2.88%) CUDA
15 15 (2.40%) Smartphone
16 14 (2.24%) Augmented Reality
17 13 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
17 13 (2.08%) Management Information System
18 12 (1.92%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 68 (10.88%) Linux
2 52 (8.32%) Windows
3 21 (3.36%) Android
4 13 (2.08%) Unix
5 7 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (0.80%) VxWorks
6 5 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.64%) Debian
7 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.48%) Robot Operating System
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (45.60%) Mathematics
2 213 (34.08%) Software Engineering
3 183 (29.28%) Data Science
4 172 (27.52%) Machine Learning
5 137 (21.92%) Computer Science
6 119 (19.04%) Physics
7 109 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (15.52%) Analytics
9 94 (15.04%) Data Analysis
10 92 (14.72%) Statistics
11 83 (13.28%) Deep Learning
12 82 (13.12%) Computer Vision
13 81 (12.96%) Artificial Intelligence
13 81 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
13 81 (12.96%) Signal Processing
14 59 (9.44%) Mathematical Modelling
15 58 (9.28%) Image Processing
16 54 (8.64%) Neural Network
17 52 (8.32%) Risk Management
18 50 (8.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 415 (66.40%) Python
2 310 (49.60%) C++
3 231 (36.96%) R
4 184 (29.44%) C
5 153 (24.48%) Java
6 152 (24.32%) C#
7 113 (18.08%) SQL
8 39 (6.24%) VBA
9 28 (4.48%) Bash Shell
10 25 (4.00%) JavaScript
11 24 (3.84%) Ruby
12 22 (3.52%) Bourne shell
12 22 (3.52%) Korn
12 22 (3.52%) PHP
13 20 (3.20%) Scala
14 17 (2.72%) Perl
15 13 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 13 (2.08%) Tcl
16 12 (1.92%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 227 (36.32%) Degree
2 162 (25.92%) PhD
3 51 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 38 (6.08%) SC Cleared
5 31 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (3.36%) CFA
7 18 (2.88%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (1.92%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.80%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.32%) HND
12 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.76%) CRD IV
1 11 (1.76%) IFRS
1 11 (1.76%) IFRS 9
2 10 (1.60%) IEC 61131
3 9 (1.44%) DICOM
4 4 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.64%) EMIR
4 4 (0.64%) GDPR
4 4 (0.64%) IEC 61508
4 4 (0.64%) ISO 26262
4 4 (0.64%) MiFID
4 4 (0.64%) QA
5 3 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.48%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.32%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.32%) GLP
6 2 (0.32%) GMP
6 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (3.20%) Firmware
2 9 (1.44%) Docker
3 5 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.76%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (0.48%) Kibana
4 1 (0.16%) Ambari
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
4 1 (0.16%) Graylog
4 1 (0.16%) Icinga
4 1 (0.16%) Nagios
4 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.16%) Terraform
4 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 48 (7.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.00%) Tableau
3 18 (2.88%) SAP
4 14 (2.24%) Mentor Graphics
5 13 (2.08%) Xilinx
6 12 (1.92%) Altera
6 12 (1.92%) Intel
6 12 (1.92%) Oracle
7 10 (1.60%) Google
8 6 (0.96%) MathWorks
9 5 (0.80%) VMware
10 4 (0.64%) Blue Prism
10 4 (0.64%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.48%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.48%) ANSYS
11 3 (0.48%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.48%) Green Hills
11 3 (0.48%) IBM
11 3 (0.48%) SIMUL8
12 2 (0.32%) Minitab