Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 559 572 576
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 +6
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 303 685 824
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.87% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 231 549 627
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £118,750 £90,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 43,960 79,025 99,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.52% 53.92% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36,168 64,760 82,750
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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 +13 265 £55,000 +10.00% 77
UK excluding London +31 213 £45,000 - 71
South East +63 97 £38,500 -3.75% 10
London +58 85 £96,250 +48.08% 15
East of England +40 28 £47,500 -24.00% 26
Scotland +72 24 £55,000 -15.38% 6
South West +39 20 £45,000 +8.43% 7
Midlands +103 19 £56,250 +7.14% 11
West Midlands +75 16 £55,000 +11.11% 4
North of England +63 16 £60,000 +41.18% 8
Yorkshire +111 9 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Work from Home +15 9 - - 5
Northern Ireland - 9 £50,000 - 3
North West +60 6 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +59 3 £65,000 +13.04% 7
North East +17 1 £60,000 +33.33% 2

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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.

1 241 (79.54%) Python
2 139 (45.87%) R
3 117 (38.61%) Mathematics
4 115 (37.95%) Degree
5 113 (37.29%) Software Engineering
6 109 (35.97%) C++
7 93 (30.69%) SQL
8 90 (29.70%) Algorithms
9 89 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (26.07%) Computer Science
11 78 (25.74%) Analytics
12 72 (23.76%) C#
13 69 (22.77%) Data Analysis
14 68 (22.44%) Machine Learning
15 66 (21.78%) Windows
16 63 (20.79%) Data Science
17 59 (19.47%) C
18 56 (18.48%) Finance
19 55 (18.15%) Git (software)
20 51 (16.83%) Scrum
21 48 (15.84%) Microsoft
22 44 (14.52%) Big Data
22 44 (14.52%) Computer Vision
23 43 (14.19%) .NET
23 43 (14.19%) Microsoft Excel
24 42 (13.86%) Fixed Income
24 42 (13.86%) Front Office
25 41 (13.53%) Computer Science Degree
25 41 (13.53%) Image Processing
26 40 (13.20%) Security Cleared

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 20 (6.60%) Apache Spark
1 20 (6.60%) SAS
2 9 (2.97%) Jupyter
3 8 (2.64%) Apache Solr
3 8 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.98%) Confluence
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 43 (14.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (8.58%) Simulink
3 7 (2.31%) S-PLUS
4 5 (1.65%) GNU Octave
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.99%) OrCAD
6 2 (0.66%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.33%) Stata
7 1 (0.33%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.96%) Power Platform
2 6 (1.98%) Azure
3 5 (1.65%) GCP
4 4 (1.32%) AWS
4 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.66%) Kissmetrics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.97%) Ethernet
2 8 (2.64%) ATM
3 5 (1.65%) 5G
3 5 (1.65%) Internet
4 3 (0.99%) Broadband
4 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.99%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.99%) Wireless
5 2 (0.66%) DWDM
6 1 (0.33%) DVB
6 1 (0.33%) MIMO
6 1 (0.33%) Wideband
6 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.52%) Big Data
2 20 (6.60%) Hadoop
3 13 (4.29%) Data Mining
4 12 (3.96%) Power BI
5 11 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.63%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.30%) BigQuery
7 8 (2.64%) Apache Accumulo
7 8 (2.64%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.64%) Neo4j
7 8 (2.64%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.32%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.32%) Sqoop
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.66%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.66%) QlikView
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.66%) STATISTICA
Development Applications
1 55 (18.15%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.94%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.29%) JIRA
4 12 (3.96%) LabVIEW
5 11 (3.63%) Rational Rhapsody
6 8 (2.64%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.65%) Redmine
8 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (0.99%) Subversion
10 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.33%) MagicDraw
10 1 (0.33%) PyCharm
10 1 (0.33%) RStudio
General
1 56 (18.48%) Finance
2 42 (13.86%) Front Office
3 24 (7.92%) Automotive
3 24 (7.92%) Electronics
4 22 (7.26%) Aerospace
5 14 (4.62%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.97%) Retail
8 7 (2.31%) Advertising
8 7 (2.31%) Avionics
9 5 (1.65%) Games
9 5 (1.65%) Military
10 4 (1.32%) Marketing
11 3 (0.99%) Banking
11 3 (0.99%) Law
12 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.66%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (29.04%) Software Engineer
2 39 (12.87%) C# Software Engineer
2 39 (12.87%) Data Scientist
3 36 (11.88%) Analyst
4 28 (9.24%) Finance Manager
5 24 (7.92%) Applications Engineer
5 24 (7.92%) Development Engineer
5 24 (7.92%) Software Development Engineer
5 24 (7.92%) Windows Engineer
6 22 (7.26%) Head of Analytics
7 21 (6.93%) Control Systems Engineer
8 20 (6.60%) Analytics Manager
8 20 (6.60%) Head of Finance
9 17 (5.61%) Data Analyst
9 17 (5.61%) Developer
10 15 (4.95%) C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (4.62%) .NET Software Engineer
12 13 (4.29%) Test Engineer
13 12 (3.96%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
13 12 (3.96%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.19%) .NET
2 16 (5.28%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (3.30%) scikit-learn
4 9 (2.97%) Kafka
4 9 (2.97%) TensorFlow
5 7 (2.31%) NumPy
6 6 (1.98%) Node.js
7 5 (1.65%) Middleware
7 5 (1.65%) SciPy
8 4 (1.32%) HTML
8 4 (1.32%) Pandas
8 4 (1.32%) React
9 3 (0.99%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.99%) jQuery
9 3 (0.99%) Redux
10 2 (0.66%) Matplotlib
11 1 (0.33%) D3.js
11 1 (0.33%) ggplot
11 1 (0.33%) ggplot2
11 1 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 90 (29.70%) Algorithms
2 42 (13.86%) Fixed Income
3 40 (13.20%) Derivative
4 39 (12.87%) Hedge funds
5 36 (11.88%) OTC Derivatives
6 17 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (5.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 13 (4.29%) Robotics
8 9 (2.97%) VHDL
9 8 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (2.31%) ASIC
10 7 (2.31%) Data Structures
10 7 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.65%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.65%) Equities
11 5 (1.65%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.32%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.32%) Music Streaming
12 4 (1.32%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 66 (21.78%) Windows
2 25 (8.25%) Linux
3 8 (2.64%) VxWorks
4 5 (1.65%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.99%) Android
5 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (38.61%) Mathematics
2 113 (37.29%) Software Engineering
3 89 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (26.07%) Computer Science
5 78 (25.74%) Analytics
6 69 (22.77%) Data Analysis
7 68 (22.44%) Machine Learning
8 63 (20.79%) Data Science
9 51 (16.83%) Scrum
10 44 (14.52%) Computer Vision
11 41 (13.53%) Image Processing
12 40 (13.20%) Mentoring
13 39 (12.87%) Migration
14 38 (12.54%) Artificial Intelligence
14 38 (12.54%) Unit Testing
15 36 (11.88%) Asset Management
15 36 (11.88%) Investment Management
15 36 (11.88%) Performance Attribution
15 36 (11.88%) Risk Analysis
16 35 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 241 (79.54%) Python
2 139 (45.87%) R
3 109 (35.97%) C++
4 93 (30.69%) SQL
5 72 (23.76%) C#
6 59 (19.47%) C
7 38 (12.54%) VBA
8 34 (11.22%) Java
9 25 (8.25%) JavaScript
10 18 (5.94%) Bash Shell
11 13 (4.29%) Scala
12 8 (2.64%) Ruby
13 7 (2.31%) Go
13 7 (2.31%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.98%) Perl
14 6 (1.98%) VB
15 5 (1.65%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.99%) Julia
16 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.66%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 115 (37.95%) Degree
2 41 (13.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (13.20%) Security Cleared
4 29 (9.57%) PhD
5 25 (8.25%) SC Cleared
6 19 (6.27%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.97%) Master's Degree
8 8 (2.64%) DBS Check
9 5 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (1.32%) HND
11 2 (0.66%) CISM
11 2 (0.66%) CISSP
11 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.33%) CFA
12 1 (0.33%) CISA
12 1 (0.33%) CRISC
12 1 (0.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.64%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.32%) ISO 26262
3 3 (0.99%) COBIT
3 3 (0.99%) DO-254
3 3 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.99%) EMIR
3 3 (0.99%) MiFID
3 3 (0.99%) NIST
3 3 (0.99%) QA
4 2 (0.66%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.33%) IFRS
5 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) ITGC
System Software
1 16 (5.28%) Firmware
2 8 (2.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (2.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.64%) Ansible
1 8 (2.64%) Puppet
1 8 (2.64%) Salt
2 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.88%) Bloomberg
3 18 (5.94%) Tableau
4 7 (2.31%) Altera
4 7 (2.31%) Xilinx
5 5 (1.65%) Cadence
5 5 (1.65%) Mentor Graphics
5 5 (1.65%) Oracle
5 5 (1.65%) Synopsys
6 3 (0.99%) Adobe
6 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.99%) Google
7 2 (0.66%) Alias
7 2 (0.66%) Cognos
7 2 (0.66%) MathWorks
7 2 (0.66%) New Relic
7 2 (0.66%) QNX
7 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.66%) Snowplow
7 2 (0.66%) Vertica