Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 571 595 534
Rank change year-on-year +24 -61 +102
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 501 626 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.76% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 337 479 754
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,000 £28,650 £31,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 66,805 82,669 97,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.10% 54.98% 55.73%
Number of salaries quoted 55,182 68,432 81,777
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +29 447 £50,000 +5.26% 157
UK excluding London +48 373 £45,000 - 160
South East +52 172 £45,000 - 35
London -10 121 £71,250 -5.00% 16
East of England +58 54 £50,000 +11.11% 51
Scotland +39 46 £41,185 +2.96% 16
South West +50 43 £49,000 +20.99% 17
Midlands +36 36 £42,500 -19.05% 29
West Midlands +35 27 £42,500 -12.82% 14
North of England +13 21 £37,654 -16.32% 9
North West +40 18 £37,654 -31.54% 3
East Midlands +27 9 £40,500 -29.57% 15
Yorkshire +14 3 £52,500 +16.67% 6
Wales -5 1 £41,000 -8.89% 2

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 367 (73.25%) Python
2 213 (42.51%) C++
3 207 (41.32%) Mathematics
4 196 (39.12%) Degree
5 190 (37.92%) R
6 178 (35.53%) Software Engineering
7 157 (31.34%) Algorithms
8 129 (25.75%) C#
9 125 (24.95%) Data Science
10 123 (24.55%) C
10 123 (24.55%) Computer Science
11 121 (24.15%) Machine Learning
12 108 (21.56%) Analytics
13 101 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
14 94 (18.76%) SQL
15 87 (17.37%) Java
16 85 (16.97%) Finance
16 85 (16.97%) Security Cleared
17 81 (16.17%) Windows
18 77 (15.37%) PhD
19 72 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
20 69 (13.77%) Git (software)
21 68 (13.57%) Data Analysis
22 65 (12.97%) Linux
23 64 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
24 63 (12.57%) Simulink
25 62 (12.38%) Artificial Intelligence
26 60 (11.98%) Electronics
26 60 (11.98%) Computer Vision
27 58 (11.58%) Signal Processing

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 34 (6.79%) SAS
2 30 (5.99%) Apache Spark
3 15 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (2.59%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.00%) Jupyter
5 5 (1.00%) Tornado
6 3 (0.60%) Confluence
7 2 (0.40%) IPython
7 2 (0.40%) nginx
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.20%) WinCC
Applications
1 63 (12.57%) Simulink
2 14 (2.79%) SPSS
3 13 (2.59%) OrCAD
4 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (1.80%) Stateflow
6 7 (1.40%) GNU Octave
6 7 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.60%) Stata
9 2 (0.40%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.40%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.40%) Weka
10 1 (0.20%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) FastStats
1 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.99%) AWS
2 15 (2.99%) Power Platform
3 14 (2.79%) Azure
4 11 (2.20%) GCP
5 6 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.20%) GitHub
5 6 (1.20%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.20%) SaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Kissmetrics
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.20%) AWS IoT
7 1 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.79%) 5G
2 10 (2.00%) Wireless
3 7 (1.40%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.40%) LTE
4 5 (1.00%) 4G
4 5 (1.00%) Broadband
4 5 (1.00%) DVB
5 3 (0.60%) ATM
5 3 (0.60%) FlexRay
5 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.40%) 3G
6 2 (0.40%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.40%) DWDM
6 2 (0.40%) HSPA
6 2 (0.40%) PPP
6 2 (0.40%) UMTS
7 1 (0.20%) Internet
7 1 (0.20%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.58%) Big Data
2 36 (7.19%) Hadoop
3 24 (4.79%) SQL Server
4 22 (4.39%) Data Mining
4 22 (4.39%) MongoDB
4 22 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.99%) Neo4j
6 15 (2.99%) Power BI
6 15 (2.99%) QlikView
7 14 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.59%) Apache Accumulo
9 10 (2.00%) BigQuery
10 9 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.20%) Sqoop
12 5 (1.00%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.00%) MS Access
12 5 (1.00%) MySQL
13 4 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 69 (13.77%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.19%) Rational DOORS
3 24 (4.79%) Rational Rhapsody
3 24 (4.79%) Subversion
4 22 (4.39%) JIRA
5 21 (4.19%) LabVIEW
6 13 (2.59%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.00%) Redmine
9 4 (0.80%) TestRail
9 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio Code
11 1 (0.20%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.20%) JUnit
11 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.20%) VisualWorks
General
1 85 (16.97%) Finance
2 60 (11.98%) Electronics
3 55 (10.98%) Automotive
4 49 (9.78%) Manufacturing
5 34 (6.79%) Aerospace
6 24 (4.79%) Banking
7 22 (4.39%) Military
8 18 (3.59%) Telecoms
9 16 (3.19%) Marketing
10 12 (2.40%) Advertising
11 10 (2.00%) Public Sector
11 10 (2.00%) Retail
12 7 (1.40%) Front Office
12 7 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.20%) Avionics
14 5 (1.00%) Financial Institution
14 5 (1.00%) Games
14 5 (1.00%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.80%) Publishing
16 3 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 127 (25.35%) Software Engineer
2 83 (16.57%) Data Scientist
3 52 (10.38%) Analyst
4 48 (9.58%) Developer
5 38 (7.58%) C# Software Engineer
6 36 (7.19%) Control Systems Engineer
6 36 (7.19%) Data Analyst
7 34 (6.79%) Senior Software Engineer
8 28 (5.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 27 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
10 23 (4.59%) Graduate
11 20 (3.99%) C++ Software Engineer
12 19 (3.79%) .NET Software Engineer
12 19 (3.79%) Applications Engineer
12 19 (3.79%) Development Engineer
12 19 (3.79%) Software Development Engineer
12 19 (3.79%) Test Engineer
12 19 (3.79%) Windows Engineer
13 18 (3.59%) Qualitative Analyst
13 18 (3.59%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.38%) .NET
2 32 (6.39%) Natural Language Processing
3 20 (3.99%) Kafka
4 16 (3.19%) Middleware
5 15 (2.99%) TensorFlow
6 14 (2.79%) HTML
6 14 (2.79%) Pandas
7 12 (2.40%) NumPy
8 11 (2.20%) React
8 11 (2.20%) scikit-learn
9 9 (1.80%) Node.js
10 8 (1.60%) CSS
11 7 (1.40%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.40%) PyTorch
12 6 (1.20%) Qt
12 6 (1.20%) REST
13 5 (1.00%) OOXML
13 5 (1.00%) OpenCV
14 4 (0.80%) OpenCL
14 4 (0.80%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 157 (31.34%) Algorithms
2 72 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 30 (5.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (5.39%) Equities
6 25 (4.99%) Robotics
7 23 (4.59%) Fixed Income
8 21 (4.19%) Credit Risk
8 21 (4.19%) Hedge funds
9 19 (3.79%) VHDL
10 15 (2.99%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.79%) CUDA
11 14 (2.79%) Embedded Systems
11 14 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (2.40%) Data Structures
12 12 (2.40%) Derivative
13 10 (2.00%) Exotic Derivative
13 10 (2.00%) Market Risk
14 9 (1.80%) Renewable Energy
14 9 (1.80%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 81 (16.17%) Windows
2 65 (12.97%) Linux
3 22 (4.39%) VxWorks
4 15 (2.99%) Unix
5 4 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (41.32%) Mathematics
2 178 (35.53%) Software Engineering
3 125 (24.95%) Data Science
4 123 (24.55%) Computer Science
5 121 (24.15%) Machine Learning
6 108 (21.56%) Analytics
7 101 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (13.57%) Data Analysis
9 64 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
10 62 (12.38%) Artificial Intelligence
11 60 (11.98%) Computer Vision
12 58 (11.58%) Signal Processing
13 46 (9.18%) Statistics
14 45 (8.98%) Data Analytics
14 45 (8.98%) Physics
14 45 (8.98%) Visualisation
15 42 (8.38%) Image Processing
16 40 (7.98%) Mentoring
17 38 (7.58%) Unit Testing
18 36 (7.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 367 (73.25%) Python
2 213 (42.51%) C++
3 190 (37.92%) R
4 129 (25.75%) C#
5 123 (24.55%) C
6 94 (18.76%) SQL
7 87 (17.37%) Java
8 45 (8.98%) JavaScript
9 22 (4.39%) Perl
10 20 (3.99%) Bash Shell
11 14 (2.79%) Scala
12 9 (1.80%) Ada
12 9 (1.80%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.80%) Ruby
13 8 (1.60%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.40%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.40%) VB
15 6 (1.20%) Embedded C
15 6 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 196 (39.12%) Degree
2 85 (16.97%) Security Cleared
3 77 (15.37%) PhD
4 55 (10.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (10.78%) SC Cleared
6 37 (7.39%) DV Cleared
7 28 (5.59%) Master's Degree
8 16 (3.19%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (1.40%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.00%) HND
11 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.40%) CFA
12 2 (0.40%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.59%) QA
2 11 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (2.00%) EMIR
3 10 (2.00%) MiFID
4 6 (1.20%) IFRS
4 6 (1.20%) IFRS 9
5 4 (0.80%) ISO 26262
6 3 (0.60%) GLP
6 3 (0.60%) GMP
6 3 (0.60%) MISRA
7 2 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.20%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.20%) DICOM
8 1 (0.20%) DO-254
8 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (6.19%) Firmware
2 13 (2.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (1.80%) Docker
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (2.59%) Ansible
1 13 (2.59%) Puppet
1 13 (2.59%) Salt
2 4 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (0.80%) Kibana
3 2 (0.40%) Icinga
3 2 (0.40%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.40%) Terraform
4 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (7.98%) Tableau
2 20 (3.99%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.79%) Altera
3 14 (2.79%) Xilinx
4 12 (2.40%) SAP
5 9 (1.80%) Green Hills
6 8 (1.60%) Google
6 8 (1.60%) Mentor Graphics
6 8 (1.60%) Oracle
7 6 (1.20%) FIS
7 6 (1.20%) WorldPay
8 5 (1.00%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.80%) Minitab
10 3 (0.60%) Adobe
10 3 (0.60%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.60%) Cognos
10 3 (0.60%) FactSet
10 3 (0.60%) IBM
10 3 (0.60%) NVIDIA
10 3 (0.60%) Reuters