Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 531 603 680
Rank change year-on-year +72 +77 +23
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 910 676 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.72% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 736 622 632
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +22.09%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 99,559 94,181 106,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 54.58% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 83,684 80,447 91,813
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 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 +78 873 £50,000 +17.65% 158
UK excluding London +40 543 £45,000 +12.50% 149
London +92 358 £62,500 +8.23% 27
East of England +44 224 £34,000 -24.44% 38
South East +29 160 £50,000 +25.00% 37
South West 0 49 £46,750 +2.19% 15
North of England +3 46 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Midlands -50 36 £40,750 +0.39% 33
West Midlands -18 33 £40,750 +1.88% 25
North West -19 20 £50,000 +29.03% 4
Scotland -28 20 £47,500 -9.52% 15
Yorkshire +35 18 £42,500 +13.33% 2
North East -26 8 £42,500 +7.39% 2
Wales +8 5 £30,500 -6.15% 2
Northern Ireland +1 3 - - 1
East Midlands -47 3 £27,000 -32.50% 7

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 585 (64.29%) Python
2 478 (52.53%) C++
3 447 (49.12%) Mathematics
4 397 (43.63%) R
5 377 (41.43%) Machine Learning
5 377 (41.43%) Algorithms
6 363 (39.89%) Data Science
7 282 (30.99%) PhD
8 281 (30.88%) C
9 279 (30.66%) Degree
10 278 (30.55%) Java
11 267 (29.34%) SQL
11 267 (29.34%) Computer Science
12 230 (25.27%) Software Engineering
13 221 (24.29%) Physics
14 219 (24.07%) Analytics
15 198 (21.76%) Artificial Intelligence
16 186 (20.44%) Big Data
17 185 (20.33%) Statistics
18 166 (18.24%) Finance
19 148 (16.26%) C#
20 138 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
21 136 (14.95%) Computer Vision
22 130 (14.29%) Linux
23 122 (13.41%) Data Analysis
24 121 (13.30%) Apache Spark
25 118 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
26 117 (12.86%) Neural Network
27 103 (11.32%) Hadoop
28 101 (11.10%) 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
1 121 (13.30%) Apache Spark
2 81 (8.90%) SAS
3 9 (0.99%) IIS
4 7 (0.77%) Apache Pig
5 6 (0.66%) Apache
6 5 (0.55%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.33%) DNN
7 3 (0.33%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 63 (6.92%) Simulink
2 49 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.86%) SPSS
4 14 (1.54%) Mathematica
4 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (1.43%) Weka
5 13 (1.43%) Zemax
6 12 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (1.10%) Stata
8 9 (0.99%) Chatbot
8 9 (0.99%) GNU Octave
8 9 (0.99%) Stateflow
9 5 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.44%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.44%) OrCAD
11 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.22%) CATIA
12 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.22%) TargetLink
13 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.33%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 3 (0.33%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.22%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.11%) FastStats
4 1 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 62 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.09%) Adobe Analytics
3 19 (2.09%) Google Analytics
4 17 (1.87%) AdWords
5 12 (1.32%) SaaS
6 6 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.11%) GitHub
10 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.08%) Wireless
2 17 (1.87%) LTE
3 15 (1.65%) 3GPP
3 15 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.54%) WCDMA
5 12 (1.32%) Ethernet
6 11 (1.21%) SMS
7 10 (1.10%) 5G
8 7 (0.77%) DVB
8 7 (0.77%) IPv4
8 7 (0.77%) Symposium
8 7 (0.77%) UMTS
9 6 (0.66%) Internet
9 6 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.55%) 802.11
10 5 (0.55%) DNS
10 5 (0.55%) IPv6
10 5 (0.55%) RTCP
10 5 (0.55%) RTP
10 5 (0.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (20.44%) Big Data
2 103 (11.32%) Hadoop
3 66 (7.25%) Data Mining
4 55 (6.04%) NoSQL
5 43 (4.73%) SQL Server
6 40 (4.40%) Apache Hive
7 37 (4.07%) Relational Database
8 36 (3.96%) MongoDB
9 32 (3.52%) MySQL
10 31 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (2.20%) Spotfire
14 19 (2.09%) Power BI
15 18 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (1.65%) QlikView
16 15 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (1.43%) RDBMS
18 10 (1.10%) HBase
19 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (5.82%) LabVIEW
2 36 (3.96%) Visual Studio
3 34 (3.74%) Git (software)
4 18 (1.98%) NUnit
5 17 (1.87%) Subversion
6 10 (1.10%) ClearCase
6 10 (1.10%) JIRA
7 7 (0.77%) CANoe
7 7 (0.77%) CMake
7 7 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (0.66%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (0.55%) ClearQuest
9 5 (0.55%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.55%) Rational Team Concert
9 5 (0.55%) Xcode
10 4 (0.44%) CodeWarrior
10 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.33%) RStudio
General
1 166 (18.24%) Finance
2 74 (8.13%) Electronics
3 58 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 45 (4.95%) Banking
5 37 (4.07%) Front Office
6 33 (3.63%) Marketing
7 30 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 30 (3.30%) Retail
8 27 (2.97%) Automotive
9 25 (2.75%) Games
10 24 (2.64%) Manufacturing
11 19 (2.09%) Publishing
12 18 (1.98%) Aerospace
13 17 (1.87%) Financial Institution
14 13 (1.43%) Advertising
15 9 (0.99%) Military
16 8 (0.88%) Avionics
17 7 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
18 3 (0.33%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 201 (22.09%) Data Scientist
2 138 (15.16%) Software Engineer
3 121 (13.30%) Analyst
3 121 (13.30%) Developer
4 81 (8.90%) Computer Engineer
4 81 (8.90%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 75 (8.24%) C++ Software Engineer
6 72 (7.91%) Graduate
7 63 (6.92%) C Software Engineer
8 62 (6.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 54 (5.93%) Senior Data Scientist
10 53 (5.82%) Embedded Engineer
11 41 (4.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 37 (4.07%) .NET Developer
13 36 (3.96%) Qualitative Analyst
13 36 (3.96%) Quantitative Analyst
14 35 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
14 35 (3.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 34 (3.74%) Python Engineer
16 31 (3.41%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (10.77%) Natural Language Processing
2 63 (6.92%) TensorFlow
3 55 (6.04%) .NET
3 55 (6.04%) OpenGL
4 33 (3.63%) NumPy
5 32 (3.52%) WPF
6 31 (3.41%) scikit-learn
7 30 (3.30%) ASP.NET
8 29 (3.19%) WCF
9 28 (3.08%) HTML
10 27 (2.97%) Pandas
10 27 (2.97%) WinForms
11 23 (2.53%) Kafka
12 22 (2.42%) HEVC
13 20 (2.20%) CSS
13 20 (2.20%) Entity Framework
14 19 (2.09%) .NET Framework
14 19 (2.09%) XML
15 18 (1.98%) Middleware
15 18 (1.98%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 377 (41.43%) Algorithms
2 267 (29.34%) Computer Science
3 138 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.84%) Fintech
5 37 (4.07%) Hedge funds
6 30 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
6 30 (3.30%) Equities
7 29 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (2.86%) Augmented Reality
8 26 (2.86%) User Experience
9 25 (2.75%) Acoustics
9 25 (2.75%) CUDA
10 20 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 20 (2.20%) Robotics
11 19 (2.09%) Market Risk
11 19 (2.09%) Social Media
12 18 (1.98%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
13 17 (1.87%) Credit Risk
13 17 (1.87%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 130 (14.29%) Linux
2 32 (3.52%) Windows
3 29 (3.19%) Unix
4 8 (0.88%) Robot Operating System
5 6 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (0.55%) Solaris
6 5 (0.55%) VxWorks
7 4 (0.44%) Android
8 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.33%) CentOS
9 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (49.12%) Mathematics
2 377 (41.43%) Machine Learning
3 363 (39.89%) Data Science
4 230 (25.27%) Software Engineering
5 221 (24.29%) Physics
6 219 (24.07%) Analytics
7 198 (21.76%) Artificial Intelligence
8 185 (20.33%) Statistics
9 136 (14.95%) Computer Vision
10 122 (13.41%) Data Analysis
11 118 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
12 117 (12.86%) Neural Network
13 101 (11.10%) Visualisation
14 99 (10.88%) Deep Learning
15 91 (10.00%) Bayesian Methods
16 90 (9.89%) Signal Processing
17 83 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
18 78 (8.57%) Data Visualisation
19 75 (8.24%) Data Analytics
20 74 (8.13%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 585 (64.29%) Python
2 478 (52.53%) C++
3 397 (43.63%) R
4 281 (30.88%) C
5 278 (30.55%) Java
6 267 (29.34%) SQL
7 148 (16.26%) C#
8 77 (8.46%) Scala
9 48 (5.27%) Embedded C
10 39 (4.29%) JavaScript
11 37 (4.07%) Embedded C++
12 36 (3.96%) Julia
13 32 (3.52%) Perl
14 30 (3.30%) Fortran
15 23 (2.53%) VBA
16 12 (1.32%) Delphi
16 12 (1.32%) HiveQL
16 12 (1.32%) VB
17 10 (1.10%) PHP
17 10 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 282 (30.99%) PhD
2 279 (30.66%) Degree
3 45 (4.95%) Master's Degree
4 37 (4.07%) Numerate Degree
5 31 (3.41%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.66%) Postgraduate
8 6 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (0.55%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.22%) CFA
11 1 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.32%) Data Quality
1 12 (1.32%) MiFID
2 11 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
2 11 (1.21%) MISRA
3 10 (1.10%) EMIR
3 10 (1.10%) QA
4 5 (0.55%) Def Stans
4 5 (0.55%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.44%) DO-160
6 3 (0.33%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.33%) IEC 62304
6 3 (0.33%) IFRS
6 3 (0.33%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 30 (3.30%) Firmware
2 15 (1.65%) Docker
3 11 (1.21%) HDFS
4 2 (0.22%) LXC
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.44%) Ansible
2 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.22%) Cobbler
3 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.22%) Puppet
3 2 (0.22%) SELinux
3 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.22%) Terraform
3 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (7.25%) Tableau
2 48 (5.27%) Google
3 23 (2.53%) Microsoft
4 20 (2.20%) Adobe
5 18 (1.98%) Telerik
6 17 (1.87%) Omniture
7 16 (1.76%) Oracle
8 14 (1.54%) Cloudera
8 14 (1.54%) SAP
9 11 (1.21%) Teradata
9 11 (1.21%) WorldPay
10 10 (1.10%) Xilinx
11 8 (0.88%) Altera
11 8 (0.88%) EMC
11 8 (0.88%) IBM
12 6 (0.66%) Alteryx
12 6 (0.66%) Cadence
12 6 (0.66%) Freescale
13 5 (0.55%) Splunk
13 5 (0.55%) Twitter