MathWorks MATLAB
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring MATLAB skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited MATLAB over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 502 591 520
Rank change year-on-year +89 -71 +82
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 437 317 1,150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 0.93% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 247 147 373
10th Percentile £38,400 £32,500 £35,125
25th Percentile £45,000 £44,938 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £65,000 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.08% +32.65% -23.14%
75th Percentile £70,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £109,000 £93,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -21.40%

All Programming Languages
UK

MATLAB falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 31,362 34,138 94,341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 31.36% 40.47% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22,880 24,871 44,431
10th Percentile £35,245 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in the UK

MATLAB
Top 14 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 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +109 422 £55,000 -15.38% 86
UK excluding London +38 372 £55,000 - 91
South West +78 115 £54,000 +4.35% 16
Work from Home +90 113 £60,000 +17.65% 26
South East -3 111 £57,000 -12.31% 27
East of England +23 68 £55,000 -15.38% 18
London +89 60 £100,000 +25.00% 8
Midlands -94 47 £50,000 -8.68% 21
West Midlands -84 30 £62,500 +5.04% 8
North of England +33 20 £51,500 -0.77% 5
East Midlands -17 17 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Yorkshire - 14 £68,750 -
Scotland -52 11 £65,000 +30.00% 10
North West -7 6 £50,000 -3.66% 5

MATLAB
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (7.09%) SAS
2 9 (2.06%) Confluence
3 4 (0.92%) Apache
3 4 (0.92%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.92%) Jupyter
Applications
1 178 (40.73%) Simulink
2 34 (7.78%) Stateflow
3 22 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (4.58%) GNU Octave
5 12 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.46%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.23%) CANalyzer
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.32%) AWS
2 25 (5.72%) GitHub
3 24 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (5.49%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.14%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (1.14%) Power Platform
4 5 (1.14%) PowerApps
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (0.46%) Azure
6 2 (0.46%) Serverless
7 1 (0.23%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Entra ID
7 1 (0.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.66%) J1939
2 15 (3.43%) 5G
2 15 (3.43%) SD-WAN
2 15 (3.43%) WAN
3 12 (2.75%) PPP
4 9 (2.06%) OFDM
5 7 (1.60%) Software-Defined Radio
6 5 (1.14%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.14%) Wireless
7 2 (0.46%) Tactical Data Link
8 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.41%) Amazon QuickSight
1 28 (6.41%) Tableau
2 26 (5.95%) Amazon Redshift
3 25 (5.72%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 23 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (5.26%) DynamoDB
5 4 (0.92%) Metadata
6 2 (0.46%) Big Data
6 2 (0.46%) OLAP
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.23%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 37 (8.47%) Git
2 36 (8.24%) LabVIEW
3 25 (5.72%) Rational DOORS
4 17 (3.89%) JIRA
5 12 (2.75%) ClearCase
5 12 (2.75%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.52%) Plastic SCM
7 8 (1.83%) NetBeans
7 8 (1.83%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (1.60%) ClearQuest
9 5 (1.14%) GitLab
10 4 (0.92%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.92%) Subversion
11 3 (0.69%) CANoe
12 2 (0.46%) PetaLinux
12 2 (0.46%) Rational Team Concert
13 1 (0.23%) CppUnit
13 1 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 86 (19.68%) Electronics
1 86 (19.68%) Social Skills
2 85 (19.45%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (18.76%) Automotive
4 41 (9.38%) Aerospace
5 32 (7.32%) Military
6 24 (5.49%) Retail
7 23 (5.26%) Presentation Skills
8 21 (4.81%) Legal
9 15 (3.43%) Manufacturing
10 11 (2.52%) Aviation
11 8 (1.83%) Finance
11 8 (1.83%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.60%) Public Sector
13 6 (1.37%) Law
14 5 (1.14%) Games
15 4 (0.92%) Aeronautics
15 4 (0.92%) Banking
15 4 (0.92%) Organisational Skills
16 3 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (22.20%) Software Engineer
2 69 (15.79%) Senior
3 68 (15.56%) Systems Engineer
4 52 (11.90%) Embedded Engineer
5 43 (9.84%) Developer
6 40 (9.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 21 (4.81%) Architect
8 20 (4.58%) Lead
9 19 (4.35%) Data Scientist
10 17 (3.89%) Analyst
10 17 (3.89%) Test Engineer
11 14 (3.20%) Algorithm Engineer
11 14 (3.20%) Electronics Engineer
11 14 (3.20%) Verification Engineer
12 13 (2.97%) Development Engineer
12 13 (2.97%) Product Engineer
12 13 (2.97%) Product Test Engineer
12 13 (2.97%) Qualitative Analyst
12 13 (2.97%) Quantitative Analyst
12 13 (2.97%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.03%) NumPy
2 21 (4.81%) TensorFlow
3 13 (2.97%) .NET
3 13 (2.97%) pytest
4 12 (2.75%) .NET Framework
4 12 (2.75%) Keras
5 8 (1.83%) JavaFX
5 8 (1.83%) PyTorch
6 4 (0.92%) Rendezvous
7 3 (0.69%) CSS
7 3 (0.69%) OpenCV
8 2 (0.46%) Lambda Expressions
8 2 (0.46%) ONNX
8 2 (0.46%) Pandas
8 2 (0.46%) POSIX
8 2 (0.46%) Qt
8 2 (0.46%) Torch
8 2 (0.46%) Yocto
9 1 (0.23%) HTML
9 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 143 (32.72%) Algorithms
2 40 (9.15%) Embedded Systems
3 35 (8.01%) FPGA
4 30 (6.86%) VHDL
5 29 (6.64%) Onboarding
6 20 (4.58%) GNSS
7 19 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (3.66%) Robotics
9 11 (2.52%) Acoustics
9 11 (2.52%) Cyber Threat
10 9 (2.06%) Data Centre
10 9 (2.06%) Driving Licence
10 9 (2.06%) PMI
11 8 (1.83%) MicroBlaze
12 5 (1.14%) Fibre Optics
12 5 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.14%) Semantic Web
13 4 (0.92%) BBC
13 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.92%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.38%) Linux
2 25 (5.72%) Windows
3 13 (2.97%) Unix
4 7 (1.60%) FreeRTOS
5 6 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.46%) Android
6 2 (0.46%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (30.89%) Software Engineering
2 124 (28.38%) Problem-Solving
3 109 (24.94%) Mathematics
4 93 (21.28%) Agile
5 86 (19.68%) Signal Processing
6 83 (18.99%) Physics
7 80 (18.31%) Validation
8 68 (15.56%) Computer Science
8 68 (15.56%) Machine Learning
9 59 (13.50%) Artificial Intelligence
10 57 (13.04%) Systems Engineering
11 45 (10.30%) Visualisation
12 41 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
13 40 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (8.92%) Data Science
14 39 (8.92%) Verification and Validation
15 38 (8.70%) Data Analysis
16 37 (8.47%) Data Modelling
17 36 (8.24%) Software Testing
17 36 (8.24%) UML
Programming Languages
1 225 (51.49%) Python
2 120 (27.46%) C
3 119 (27.23%) C++
4 66 (15.10%) C#
5 44 (10.07%) R
6 41 (9.38%) SQL
7 36 (8.24%) Java
8 27 (6.18%) Embedded C
9 24 (5.49%) JavaScript
10 16 (3.66%) VBA
11 13 (2.97%) Fortran
11 13 (2.97%) Perl
12 12 (2.75%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.52%) PHP
14 8 (1.83%) Embedded C++
14 8 (1.83%) Tcl
14 8 (1.83%) VB
15 3 (0.69%) Bash
16 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.23%) Rust
Qualifications
1 247 (56.52%) Degree
2 149 (34.10%) Security Cleared
3 68 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 32 (7.32%) Master's Degree
4 32 (7.32%) PhD
5 26 (5.95%) DV Cleared
6 25 (5.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 24 (5.49%) HND
8 20 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (2.06%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.60%) HNC
12 3 (0.69%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.23%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.72%) AUTOSAR
2 23 (5.26%) ISO 26262
3 20 (4.58%) Automotive SPICE
4 17 (3.89%) MISRA
5 9 (2.06%) Def Stans
6 8 (1.83%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.60%) IEC 61508
7 7 (1.60%) TickIT
8 5 (1.14%) PMO
9 4 (0.92%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.69%) JTAG
10 3 (0.69%) QA
11 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 1 (0.23%) Accessibility
12 1 (0.23%) IFRS
12 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 26 (5.95%) Firmware
2 12 (2.75%) Docker
3 11 (2.52%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (2.97%) Functional Safety
2 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (5.72%) Xilinx
2 24 (5.49%) Oracle
3 14 (3.20%) IBM
4 11 (2.52%) Lauterbach
5 9 (2.06%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.06%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.83%) Altera
6 8 (1.83%) Green Hills
6 8 (1.83%) Motorola
7 7 (1.60%) Facebook
7 7 (1.60%) Instagram
8 4 (0.92%) Google
8 4 (0.92%) MathWorks
8 4 (0.92%) NVIDIA
8 4 (0.92%) OpenAI
8 4 (0.92%) Rockwell
9 3 (0.69%) ANSYS
9 3 (0.69%) SAP
9 3 (0.69%) Thales
10 2 (0.46%) Mentor Graphics