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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 572 630
Rank change year-on-year +51 +58  
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 367 364 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 0.70% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 320 316 274
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  

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 47768 52141 55579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.20% 52.30% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40427 45144 47274
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MATLAB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in the UK

MATLAB
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 348 £44,500 -15.23% 49
East of England +83 113 £45,000 +25.00% 16
London -18 86 £65,000 - 18
Cambridgeshire +71 82 £45,500 +21.33% 14
Cambridge +53 81 £47,250 -0.52% 14
South East +77 68 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Midlands +56 38 £40,295 -38.00% 5
East Midlands +9 31 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +14 29 £32,500 -9.72% 2
North West -24 27 £51,250 +28.12% 4
Coventry +23 26 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Borehamwood -1 25 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Manchester -13 25 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 17 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 17 £37,500 -
Surrey +54 16 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Northampton +19 16 £37,500 -2.59%
Northamptonshire +15 16 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +2 16 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Derbyshire +11 14 £42,500 +21.42%
Derby +10 14 £42,500 +21.42%
Watford - 14 £32,500 - 1
Scotland +21 13 £55,000 -63.45% 6
Oxford -14 12 £37,500 -16.66% 1
City of London +16 10 £65,000 -
South West -18 9 £62,500 -10.71%
Hampshire +27 8 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh +3 7 £35,000 -76.74% 4
Berkshire +34 6 £27,500 -21.42%
North East +17 6 £39,000 -13.33%

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 471 (64.79%) Python
2 398 (54.75%) Mathematics
3 366 (50.34%) C++
4 332 (45.67%) R
5 315 (43.33%) Degree
6 269 (37.00%) Computer Science
7 256 (35.21%) Algorithms
8 230 (31.64%) Machine Learning
9 229 (31.50%) Physics
10 227 (31.22%) PhD
11 201 (27.65%) Java
12 200 (27.51%) SQL
13 186 (25.58%) Software Engineering
14 181 (24.90%) C
15 177 (24.35%) Analytics
16 161 (22.15%) C#
17 147 (20.22%) Finance
18 138 (18.98%) Statistics
19 126 (17.33%) Big Data
20 109 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
21 101 (13.89%) SAS
22 97 (13.34%) Telecoms
22 97 (13.34%) Visualisation
23 87 (11.97%) Signal Processing
24 79 (10.87%) Data Analysis
25 77 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
26 76 (10.45%) Numerate Degree
27 72 (9.90%) Linux
28 69 (9.49%) Hadoop
29 66 (9.08%) .NET

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
1 101 (13.89%) SAS
2 50 (6.88%) Apache Spark
3 19 (2.61%) Apache
4 14 (1.93%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.10%) Confluence
6 4 (0.55%) IIS
6 4 (0.55%) JBoss
6 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.14%) CMS
8 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.14%) Kinematics
Applications
1 53 (7.29%) Simulink
2 46 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (4.95%) SPSS
4 32 (4.40%) Stata
5 16 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (2.06%) EViews
7 11 (1.51%) GNU Octave
8 9 (1.24%) Mathcad
8 9 (1.24%) Stateflow
9 7 (0.96%) Maple
9 7 (0.96%) Weka
9 7 (0.96%) Zemax
10 5 (0.69%) Abaqus
11 4 (0.55%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.14%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.14%) OrCAD
13 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.14%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 16 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.28%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.20%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.96%) GitHub
4 7 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.69%) SaaS
6 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.28%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.02%) Wireless
2 38 (5.23%) Bluetooth
2 38 (5.23%) Wi-Fi
3 24 (3.30%) Internet
4 20 (2.75%) LTE
5 18 (2.48%) DVB
6 12 (1.65%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.38%) OFDM
8 8 (1.10%) WLAN
9 7 (0.96%) FlexRay
10 5 (0.69%) MIMO
11 4 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.55%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.55%) MPLS
11 4 (0.55%) Profibus
11 4 (0.55%) SAN
11 4 (0.55%) Software-Defined Radio
11 4 (0.55%) Symposium
12 3 (0.41%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.41%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (17.33%) Big Data
2 69 (9.49%) Hadoop
3 50 (6.88%) SQL Server
4 48 (6.60%) Data Mining
5 45 (6.19%) NoSQL
6 25 (3.44%) Power BI
7 24 (3.30%) QlikView
8 22 (3.03%) Apache Hive
9 21 (2.89%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.20%) Mixpanel
10 16 (2.20%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.38%) HBase
11 10 (1.38%) Spotfire
12 7 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.69%) MySQL
14 5 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 59 (8.12%) Git (software)
2 45 (6.19%) LabVIEW
3 19 (2.61%) Rational DOORS
4 18 (2.48%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.93%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.79%) Subversion
7 9 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
8 8 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.96%) JIRA
10 5 (0.69%) CMake
10 5 (0.69%) NUnit
11 4 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.55%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.55%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.14%) Maven
14 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
14 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 147 (20.22%) Finance
2 97 (13.34%) Telecoms
3 61 (8.39%) Electronics
4 42 (5.78%) Marketing
5 39 (5.36%) Front Office
6 35 (4.81%) Automotive
7 34 (4.68%) Banking
8 32 (4.40%) Retail
9 24 (3.30%) Manufacturing
10 19 (2.61%) Aerospace
11 14 (1.93%) Investment Banking
11 14 (1.93%) Retail Banking
12 12 (1.65%) Financial Institution
13 11 (1.51%) Advertising
14 9 (1.24%) Games
15 8 (1.10%) Legal
16 5 (0.69%) Military
16 5 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.28%) Back Office
18 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 124 (17.06%) Software Engineer
2 123 (16.92%) Analyst
2 123 (16.92%) Data Scientist
3 111 (15.27%) Developer
4 75 (10.32%) Graduate
5 50 (6.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 37 (5.09%) Data Analyst
7 36 (4.95%) MATLAB Engineer
8 34 (4.68%) Embedded Engineer
8 34 (4.68%) Senior Data Scientist
9 32 (4.40%) Junior
10 26 (3.58%) C# Developer
10 26 (3.58%) Research Engineer
11 25 (3.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 24 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
13 23 (3.16%) C# Software Engineer
14 22 (3.03%) C Software Engineer
14 22 (3.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 21 (2.89%) Qualitative Analyst
15 21 (2.89%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.08%) .NET
2 32 (4.40%) HTML
3 19 (2.61%) CSS
4 18 (2.48%) Natural Language Processing
4 18 (2.48%) WPF
5 14 (1.93%) ASP.NET
5 14 (1.93%) NumPy
5 14 (1.93%) TensorFlow
6 12 (1.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (1.51%) HTML5
7 11 (1.51%) WCF
8 10 (1.38%) Backbone.js
8 10 (1.38%) CSS3
8 10 (1.38%) jQuery
8 10 (1.38%) Node.js
8 10 (1.38%) OpenCV
8 10 (1.38%) scikit-learn
8 10 (1.38%) STL
9 9 (1.24%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 269 (37.00%) Computer Science
2 256 (35.21%) Algorithms
3 109 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.13%) Equities
4 30 (4.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 28 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 28 (3.85%) Hedge funds
6 21 (2.89%) Credit Risk
6 21 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (2.75%) Internet of Things
8 17 (2.34%) Augmented Reality
8 17 (2.34%) Derivative
8 17 (2.34%) Smartphone
9 14 (1.93%) ASIC
9 14 (1.93%) Equity Derivative
9 14 (1.93%) Market Risk
10 13 (1.79%) Fintech
10 13 (1.79%) Verilog
11 9 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.24%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 72 (9.90%) Linux
2 49 (6.74%) Windows
3 8 (1.10%) Unix
4 6 (0.83%) Android
5 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.69%) VxWorks
6 4 (0.55%) CentOS
6 4 (0.55%) Debian
6 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.41%) MVS
8 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (54.75%) Mathematics
2 230 (31.64%) Machine Learning
3 229 (31.50%) Physics
4 186 (25.58%) Software Engineering
5 177 (24.35%) Analytics
6 138 (18.98%) Statistics
7 97 (13.34%) Visualisation
8 87 (11.97%) Signal Processing
9 79 (10.87%) Data Analysis
10 77 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
12 60 (8.25%) Data Visualisation
13 51 (7.02%) Statistical Analysis
14 48 (6.60%) Data Analytics
14 48 (6.60%) Data Modelling
15 47 (6.46%) Artificial Intelligence
16 44 (6.05%) Mathematical Modelling
16 44 (6.05%) Statistical Modelling
17 43 (5.91%) Asset Management
18 42 (5.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 471 (64.79%) Python
2 366 (50.34%) C++
3 332 (45.67%) R
4 201 (27.65%) Java
5 200 (27.51%) SQL
6 181 (24.90%) C
7 161 (22.15%) C#
8 37 (5.09%) JavaScript
9 32 (4.40%) VBA
10 29 (3.99%) Perl
11 23 (3.16%) Scala
11 23 (3.16%) VB
12 20 (2.75%) Ruby
13 19 (2.61%) Julia
14 15 (2.06%) Embedded C
14 15 (2.06%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.79%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.10%) Fortran
17 6 (0.83%) PHP
18 5 (0.69%) Ada
Qualifications
1 315 (43.33%) Degree
2 227 (31.22%) PhD
3 76 (10.45%) Numerate Degree
4 45 (6.19%) Master's Degree
5 15 (2.06%) Postgraduate
5 15 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.69%) HND
9 4 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.41%) HNC
11 1 (0.14%) AAT
11 1 (0.14%) ACCA
11 1 (0.14%) CFA
11 1 (0.14%) CIMA
11 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.51%) QA
2 10 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.24%) MiFID
4 8 (1.10%) DO-254
4 8 (1.10%) MISRA
5 7 (0.96%) ISO 26262
6 6 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.83%) EMIR
7 5 (0.69%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.69%) IEC 62304
7 5 (0.69%) IFRS
8 4 (0.55%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.41%) Basel III
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.14%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (3.03%) Firmware
2 4 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.55%) Linux-HA
1 4 (0.55%) OPNET
1 4 (0.55%) Puppet
2 2 (0.28%) Kibana
3 1 (0.14%) Ansible
3 1 (0.14%) logstash
3 1 (0.14%) SELinux
3 1 (0.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 46 (6.33%) Tableau
2 44 (6.05%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.85%) Oracle
4 22 (3.03%) Google
5 19 (2.61%) SAP
6 15 (2.06%) Bloomberg
7 13 (1.79%) Reuters
8 11 (1.51%) IBM
9 8 (1.10%) Perforce
10 7 (0.96%) Renesas
11 6 (0.83%) Mentor Graphics
11 6 (0.83%) Xilinx
12 5 (0.69%) Actel
12 5 (0.69%) Altera
12 5 (0.69%) Green Hills
12 5 (0.69%) Splunk
13 4 (0.55%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.55%) Borland
13 4 (0.55%) Coverity
13 4 (0.55%) Xamarin
United Kingdom
WCN
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £42,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
myBench Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chinnor, Oxfordshire
Fuel3D
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + 50% Bonus + 15% Pension + LTI
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Venture Up
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Frances Crick Group
Salary: Competitive plus benefits, subject to skills and experience
Posted: 10 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 50000-65000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 12 days ago