Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 675 512 647
Rank change year-on-year -163 +135 +92
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 524 938 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.97% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 425 744 645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £90,000 £87,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +8.43%

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 91,521 97,036 100,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.57% 55.33% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 76,139 79,618 86,640
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,775
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 -153 493 £50,000 - 161
UK excluding London -167 307 £45,000 +3.45% 144
London -56 206 £80,000 +16.36% 35
South East +3 111 £47,500 +9.20% 38
East of England -127 64 £35,000 -10.26% 30
Midlands -37 41 £46,250 +8.82% 27
North of England -7 37 £45,000 - 14
South West -9 33 £42,500 +6.25% 17
West Midlands -5 29 £41,500 -5.68% 24
Scotland -6 19 £42,250 -15.50% 15
Yorkshire +27 17 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands -38 12 £65,000 +73.33% 3
North East -1 11 £45,000 +13.92% 6
North West -25 10 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Wales -2 2 £58,750 +107.96% 1

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 302 (57.63%) Python
2 276 (52.67%) C++
3 260 (49.62%) R
4 238 (45.42%) Mathematics
5 218 (41.60%) Machine Learning
6 197 (37.60%) PhD
7 183 (34.92%) Degree
8 182 (34.73%) Data Science
9 177 (33.78%) Algorithms
10 163 (31.11%) Physics
11 153 (29.20%) SQL
12 152 (29.01%) Java
13 147 (28.05%) Computer Science
14 138 (26.34%) Analytics
15 131 (25.00%) Big Data
16 130 (24.81%) Finance
17 129 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
18 126 (24.05%) Artificial Intelligence
19 118 (22.52%) Software Engineering
20 112 (21.37%) Data Analysis
21 108 (20.61%) C
22 96 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
23 89 (16.98%) Deep Learning
24 87 (16.60%) Statistics
25 79 (15.08%) C#
26 70 (13.36%) Neural Network
27 60 (11.45%) Simulink
28 56 (10.69%) Electronics
29 54 (10.31%) Apache Spark
30 50 (9.54%) Visualisation

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 54 (10.31%) Apache Spark
2 39 (7.44%) SAS
3 4 (0.76%) DNN
3 4 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.57%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.19%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) IPython
Applications
1 60 (11.45%) Simulink
2 34 (6.49%) GNU Octave
3 31 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (4.58%) SPSS
5 13 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (1.15%) Stateflow
8 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.38%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.38%) EViews
9 2 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.38%) Stata
10 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.38%) FastStats
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.76%) GitHub
5 3 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.57%) AdWords
5 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.72%) Ethernet
2 6 (1.15%) Symposium
3 5 (0.95%) Internet
3 5 (0.95%) Wireless
4 4 (0.76%) HTTP
5 2 (0.38%) FlexRay
5 2 (0.38%) Modbus
5 2 (0.38%) Skype
5 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) 3G
6 1 (0.19%) 4G
6 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) IPv4
6 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.19%) Junos
6 1 (0.19%) Profibus
6 1 (0.19%) SMS
6 1 (0.19%) WebEx
6 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (25.00%) Big Data
2 47 (8.97%) Hadoop
3 39 (7.44%) NoSQL
4 25 (4.77%) Apache Hive
5 24 (4.58%) Data Mining
6 23 (4.39%) Power BI
7 11 (2.10%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.10%) SQL Server
8 9 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.53%) MySQL
10 7 (1.34%) Base SAS
10 7 (1.34%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.34%) Spotfire
10 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.57%) KDB
13 3 (0.57%) QlikView
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.06%) Subversion
3 25 (4.77%) LabVIEW
4 24 (4.58%) Rational Rhapsody
5 15 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (1.91%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.72%) Artifactory
7 9 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (1.72%) Maven
8 8 (1.53%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.15%) JIRA
10 4 (0.76%) Rational Team Concert
10 4 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.76%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.57%) RStudio
12 2 (0.38%) Ant
12 2 (0.38%) NUnit
12 2 (0.38%) Polyspace
12 2 (0.38%) VectorCAST
13 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 130 (24.81%) Finance
2 56 (10.69%) Electronics
3 48 (9.16%) Banking
4 46 (8.78%) Telecoms
5 40 (7.63%) Front Office
6 33 (6.30%) Automotive
7 25 (4.77%) Publishing
8 22 (4.20%) Games
9 20 (3.82%) Marketing
10 19 (3.63%) Manufacturing
11 15 (2.86%) Aerospace
12 13 (2.48%) Financial Institution
13 12 (2.29%) Investment Banking
13 12 (2.29%) Military
14 8 (1.53%) Advertising
14 8 (1.53%) Retail
15 7 (1.34%) German Language
16 6 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.95%) French Language
18 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 109 (20.80%) Data Scientist
2 58 (11.07%) Analyst
3 57 (10.88%) Developer
4 54 (10.31%) Software Engineer
5 31 (5.92%) Research Engineer
6 29 (5.53%) Senior Data Scientist
7 23 (4.39%) Computer Engineer
7 23 (4.39%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 23 (4.39%) Process Engineer
8 22 (4.20%) Embedded Engineer
8 22 (4.20%) Machine Learning Researcher
9 21 (4.01%) Architect
9 21 (4.01%) C++ Software Engineer
10 20 (3.82%) Data Engineer
10 20 (3.82%) Graduate
11 17 (3.24%) Junior
12 15 (2.86%) Systems Architect
13 13 (2.48%) Financial Analyst
13 13 (2.48%) MATLAB Engineer
13 13 (2.48%) Optical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.82%) Natural Language Processing
2 33 (6.30%) TensorFlow
3 21 (4.01%) Pandas
4 17 (3.24%) scikit-learn
5 16 (3.05%) .NET
6 15 (2.86%) CSS
7 14 (2.67%) HTML
8 13 (2.48%) NumPy
8 13 (2.48%) Web Services
9 12 (2.29%) OpenGL
10 10 (1.91%) J2EE
10 10 (1.91%) Torch
11 9 (1.72%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.72%) React
11 9 (1.72%) SciPy
12 8 (1.53%) D3.js
12 8 (1.53%) JSON
12 8 (1.53%) Kafka
12 8 (1.53%) Matplotlib
12 8 (1.53%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 177 (33.78%) Algorithms
2 147 (28.05%) Computer Science
3 129 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (9.16%) Equities
4 48 (9.16%) Fintech
5 38 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (6.68%) Fixed Income
7 28 (5.34%) Exotic Derivative
8 27 (5.15%) Hedge funds
9 25 (4.77%) Market Risk
10 24 (4.58%) Acoustics
11 22 (4.20%) Derivative
12 21 (4.01%) Data Structures
13 20 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
14 18 (3.44%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (2.48%) Credit Risk
16 12 (2.29%) CUDA
16 12 (2.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 12 (2.29%) Optoelectronics
17 11 (2.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.77%) Linux
2 18 (3.44%) Windows
3 6 (1.15%) Unix
4 2 (0.38%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.19%) Android
5 1 (0.19%) CentOS
5 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.19%) Robot Operating System
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (45.42%) Mathematics
2 218 (41.60%) Machine Learning
3 182 (34.73%) Data Science
4 163 (31.11%) Physics
5 138 (26.34%) Analytics
6 126 (24.05%) Artificial Intelligence
7 118 (22.52%) Software Engineering
8 112 (21.37%) Data Analysis
9 96 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
10 89 (16.98%) Deep Learning
11 87 (16.60%) Statistics
12 70 (13.36%) Neural Network
13 50 (9.54%) Visualisation
14 49 (9.35%) Computer Vision
14 49 (9.35%) Predictive Modelling
15 47 (8.97%) Signal Processing
16 39 (7.44%) Data Analytics
17 36 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (6.87%) Image Processing
17 36 (6.87%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 302 (57.63%) Python
2 276 (52.67%) C++
3 260 (49.62%) R
4 153 (29.20%) SQL
5 152 (29.01%) Java
6 108 (20.61%) C
7 79 (15.08%) C#
8 33 (6.30%) Scala
9 29 (5.53%) Embedded C
10 26 (4.96%) Embedded C++
11 24 (4.58%) VBA
12 18 (3.44%) JavaScript
13 11 (2.10%) VB
14 10 (1.91%) Perl
15 8 (1.53%) Ruby
15 8 (1.53%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.15%) Julia
17 5 (0.95%) Ada
17 5 (0.95%) F#
17 5 (0.95%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 197 (37.60%) PhD
2 183 (34.92%) Degree
3 21 (4.01%) Master's Degree
3 21 (4.01%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (3.82%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (2.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.95%) HND
7 3 (0.57%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.48%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.10%) QA
3 8 (1.53%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (1.53%) EMIR
3 8 (1.53%) MiFID
4 6 (1.15%) GDPR
4 6 (1.15%) ISO 26262
4 6 (1.15%) MISRA
5 5 (0.95%) DO-254
6 4 (0.76%) Def Stans
6 4 (0.76%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (6.30%) Firmware
2 5 (0.95%) HDFS
3 2 (0.38%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.72%) Ansible
1 9 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.19%) Oozie
2 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (6.49%) Tableau
2 19 (3.63%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.86%) Google
4 11 (2.10%) Oracle
5 8 (1.53%) IBM
5 8 (1.53%) SAP
5 8 (1.53%) Xilinx
6 7 (1.34%) Cloudera
6 7 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (1.15%) Talend
8 5 (0.95%) Cognos
8 5 (0.95%) WorldPay
9 4 (0.76%) Altera
10 3 (0.57%) Adobe
10 3 (0.57%) Omniture
11 2 (0.38%) Cadence
11 2 (0.38%) Minitab
11 2 (0.38%) Retek
11 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.38%) Telerik