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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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 513 568 557
Rank change year-on-year +55 -11 +9
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 1,102 423 309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 0.72% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 338 117 235
10th Percentile £35,035 £39,250 £33,000
25th Percentile £37,000 £45,000 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,750 £70,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -26.07% +27.27% +15.79%
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £118,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -29.17% +33.33% -

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 95,792 58,359 44,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.78% 55.03% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 44,434 41,415 36,697
10th Percentile £36,875 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 29 June 2022.

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 29 June 2022. 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 +81 1,007 £55,000 -21.43% 144
UK excluding London +65 748 £42,500 -29.17% 135
Work from Home -114 302 £70,000 - 34
Midlands +126 236 £37,550 -11.65% 36
London -73 232 £85,000 +13.33% 18
West Midlands +107 200 £37,525 -11.71% 29
South East +55 160 £41,750 -4.95% 31
East of England -67 137 £40,000 -23.81% 22
South West -44 105 £45,000 -10.00% 19
North of England -35 91 £70,000 - 18
Yorkshire -14 69 £70,000 - 6
East Midlands +3 36 £40,074 -8.40% 7
North West -62 22 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Scotland -65 12 £42,500 -10.53% 7
Wales - 5 £55,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £53,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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.

1 692 (62.79%) Python
2 440 (39.93%) Degree
3 392 (35.57%) Algorithms
4 372 (33.76%) Social Skills
5 347 (31.49%) Simulink
6 309 (28.04%) Automotive
7 308 (27.95%) C++
8 300 (27.22%) Agile
9 285 (25.86%) C
10 271 (24.59%) Software Engineering
11 266 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
12 246 (22.32%) R
13 242 (21.96%) Java
14 239 (21.69%) Machine Learning
15 232 (21.05%) Mathematics
16 219 (19.87%) Validation
17 217 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
18 213 (19.33%) SQL
19 198 (17.97%) Finance
20 194 (17.60%) Computer Science
21 192 (17.42%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
22 179 (16.24%) Electronics
23 176 (15.97%) Physics
24 164 (14.88%) Data Science
25 158 (14.34%) TensorFlow
26 152 (13.79%) PhD
27 149 (13.52%) Analytics
28 147 (13.34%) Signal Processing
29 145 (13.16%) Data Analysis
30 128 (11.62%) Test Automation

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 60 (5.44%) Apache Spark
2 33 (2.99%) SAS
3 28 (2.54%) Apache
4 13 (1.18%) Confluence
5 9 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.54%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.091%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.091%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.091%) Kinematics
7 1 (0.091%) MTS
7 1 (0.091%) nginx
Applications
1 347 (31.49%) Simulink
2 89 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (3.27%) Stateflow
4 31 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
5 24 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 19 (1.72%) SPSS
7 18 (1.63%) TargetLink
8 16 (1.45%) CATIA
8 16 (1.45%) MS Visio
9 9 (0.82%) Maple
9 9 (0.82%) Zemax
10 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (0.54%) Stata
12 3 (0.27%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.18%) EViews
14 1 (0.091%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 14 (1.27%) Teamcenter
2 13 (1.18%) Primavera
3 3 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 107 (9.71%) AWS
2 35 (3.18%) GCP
3 34 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (2.45%) Power Platform
5 24 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (1.91%) SaaS
7 14 (1.27%) GitHub
8 12 (1.09%) Amazon SageMaker
9 11 (1.00%) Azure
10 9 (0.82%) Serverless
11 4 (0.36%) AWS IoT
11 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.18%) Azure App Service
12 2 (0.18%) Azure DevOps
12 2 (0.18%) Azure Monitor
12 2 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.26%) Wireless
2 50 (4.54%) Software-Defined Radio
3 31 (2.81%) MIMO
4 28 (2.54%) J1939
4 28 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
5 26 (2.36%) DVB
5 26 (2.36%) LTE
6 25 (2.27%) GSM
6 25 (2.27%) UMTS
7 23 (2.09%) Broadband
8 19 (1.72%) SSH
9 15 (1.36%) TCP/IP
10 11 (1.00%) Internet
11 10 (0.91%) Ethernet
12 9 (0.82%) Network Security
13 6 (0.54%) PPP
14 5 (0.45%) 5G
14 5 (0.45%) SD-WAN
14 5 (0.45%) WAN
15 4 (0.36%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.72%) Data Mining
2 33 (2.99%) NoSQL
3 27 (2.45%) Power BI
4 23 (2.09%) Hadoop
4 23 (2.09%) Tableau
5 20 (1.81%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.63%) Big Data
7 14 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (1.00%) Sisense
9 10 (0.91%) Apache Hive
10 7 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.64%) Metabase
11 6 (0.54%) HBase
11 6 (0.54%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.54%) Neo4j
11 6 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.54%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.45%) Looker
12 5 (0.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 92 (8.35%) Rational DOORS
2 71 (6.44%) JIRA
3 55 (4.99%) Git (software)
4 46 (4.17%) LabVIEW
5 38 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 37 (3.36%) Rational Rhapsody
7 32 (2.90%) Bitbucket
8 18 (1.63%) Cypress.io
9 17 (1.54%) Postman
9 17 (1.54%) Visual Studio
10 13 (1.18%) ClearCase
10 13 (1.18%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.18%) Plastic SCM
11 11 (1.00%) Subversion
12 8 (0.73%) CircleCI
12 8 (0.73%) Travis CI
13 7 (0.64%) CANoe
14 6 (0.54%) JUnit
15 5 (0.45%) CppUnit
15 5 (0.45%) NetBeans
General
1 372 (33.76%) Social Skills
2 309 (28.04%) Automotive
3 217 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
4 198 (17.97%) Finance
5 179 (16.24%) Electronics
6 82 (7.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 71 (6.44%) Manufacturing
8 69 (6.26%) Presentation Skills
9 67 (6.08%) Front Office
10 48 (4.36%) Aerospace
11 39 (3.54%) Public Sector
12 37 (3.36%) Retail
13 30 (2.72%) Banking
14 27 (2.45%) Military
15 24 (2.18%) Marketing
16 20 (1.81%) Influencing Skills
17 19 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
18 18 (1.63%) Publishing
19 17 (1.54%) Telecoms
20 16 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 209 (18.97%) Systems Engineer
2 180 (16.33%) Software Engineer
3 84 (7.62%) Embedded Engineer
4 83 (7.53%) Data Scientist
5 74 (6.72%) Developer
6 73 (6.62%) Graduate
7 66 (5.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 65 (5.90%) MATLAB Engineer
9 59 (5.35%) Senior Data Scientist
10 56 (5.08%) Analyst
11 55 (4.99%) RF Engineer
12 52 (4.72%) Electronics Engineer
13 49 (4.45%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 35 (3.18%) Senior Software Engineer
14 35 (3.18%) Test Engineer
15 32 (2.90%) Computer Scientist
15 32 (2.90%) Computer Vision Scientist
16 31 (2.81%) Finance Manager
16 31 (2.81%) Product Manager
16 31 (2.81%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (14.34%) TensorFlow
2 90 (8.17%) scikit-learn
3 83 (7.53%) PyTorch
4 55 (4.99%) React
5 41 (3.72%) Keras
6 36 (3.27%) NumPy
7 34 (3.09%) Pandas
8 32 (2.90%) Torch
9 28 (2.54%) .NET
10 27 (2.45%) Chainer
10 27 (2.45%) Theano
11 26 (2.36%) XML
12 22 (2.00%) Dask
13 21 (1.91%) HTML
14 20 (1.81%) Caffe
14 20 (1.81%) OpenCV
15 18 (1.63%) AngularJS
15 18 (1.63%) Web Services
16 17 (1.54%) Qt
17 15 (1.36%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 392 (35.57%) Algorithms
2 84 (7.62%) FPGA
3 75 (6.81%) Embedded Systems
4 63 (5.72%) Cyberattack
5 53 (4.81%) Derivative
6 52 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
7 50 (4.54%) VHDL
8 47 (4.26%) Fixed Income
9 41 (3.72%) Acoustics
10 37 (3.36%) Hedge funds
10 37 (3.36%) OTC Derivatives
11 35 (3.18%) Cyber Defence
12 34 (3.09%) Verilog
13 28 (2.54%) GNSS
14 25 (2.27%) Cybercrime
15 19 (1.72%) Blog
15 19 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
16 16 (1.45%) IoT
16 16 (1.45%) Robotics
17 15 (1.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 107 (9.71%) Linux
2 44 (3.99%) Windows
3 34 (3.09%) Unix
4 13 (1.18%) Android
5 10 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.54%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.091%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (27.22%) Agile
2 271 (24.59%) Software Engineering
3 266 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
4 239 (21.69%) Machine Learning
5 232 (21.05%) Mathematics
6 219 (19.87%) Validation
7 194 (17.60%) Computer Science
8 192 (17.42%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
9 176 (15.97%) Physics
10 164 (14.88%) Data Science
11 149 (13.52%) Analytics
12 147 (13.34%) Signal Processing
13 145 (13.16%) Data Analysis
14 128 (11.62%) Test Automation
15 122 (11.07%) Statistics
16 120 (10.89%) Artificial Intelligence
16 120 (10.89%) Mentoring
17 107 (9.71%) Customer Requirements
17 107 (9.71%) Project Management
18 101 (9.17%) Natural Language Processing
Programming Languages
1 692 (62.79%) Python
2 308 (27.95%) C++
3 285 (25.86%) C
4 246 (22.32%) R
5 242 (21.96%) Java
6 213 (19.33%) SQL
7 112 (10.16%) C#
8 88 (7.99%) JavaScript
9 54 (4.90%) Julia
10 51 (4.63%) VBA
11 40 (3.63%) Embedded C
12 38 (3.45%) Scala
13 30 (2.72%) Perl
14 16 (1.45%) PHP
15 13 (1.18%) Apple Swift
15 13 (1.18%) Kotlin
15 13 (1.18%) Objective-C
15 13 (1.18%) Pascal
15 13 (1.18%) Ruby
15 13 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 440 (39.93%) Degree
2 152 (13.79%) PhD
3 81 (7.35%) Security Cleared
4 55 (4.99%) SC Cleared
5 48 (4.36%) Numerate Degree
6 45 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 31 (2.81%) Master's Degree
8 21 (1.91%) HND
9 19 (1.72%) DV Cleared
9 19 (1.72%) ISTQB
10 15 (1.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 11 (1.00%) AAT
11 11 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 6 (0.54%) HNC
13 4 (0.36%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
14 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.091%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.62%) ISO 26262
2 36 (3.27%) MISRA
3 26 (2.36%) AUTOSAR
4 25 (2.27%) Automotive SPICE
5 16 (1.45%) QA
6 15 (1.36%) IEC 61508
7 14 (1.27%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.91%) CDISC
8 10 (0.91%) Def Stans
8 10 (0.91%) Good Clinical Practice
9 8 (0.73%) MISRA C
10 5 (0.45%) ISO 13485
10 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.36%) DO-178B
11 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.27%) Accessibility
12 3 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.18%) DO-254
14 1 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.091%) EMIR
System Software
1 104 (9.44%) Firmware
2 69 (6.26%) Docker
3 22 (2.00%) LXC
4 11 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.54%) HDFS
5 6 (0.54%) zsh
6 1 (0.091%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 35 (3.18%) Cisco IPCC
2 30 (2.72%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.73%) Terraform
Vendors
1 80 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 66 (5.99%) IBM
3 40 (3.63%) Bloomberg
4 38 (3.45%) Xilinx
5 37 (3.36%) BISAM
6 14 (1.27%) Lauterbach
7 13 (1.18%) MathWorks
7 13 (1.18%) QinetiQ
7 13 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.09%) Google
9 10 (0.91%) Oracle
10 8 (0.73%) EMC
11 6 (0.54%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.36%) Automation Anywhere
12 4 (0.36%) Blue Prism
12 4 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.36%) Minitab
12 4 (0.36%) OpenAI
12 4 (0.36%) UiPath
13 3 (0.27%) Sparx