Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 673 530 663
Rank change year-on-year -143 +133 +50
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 503 939 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.95% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 411 751 577
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +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 87,084 98,760 98,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.88% 55.26% 53.16%
Number of salaries quoted 72,142 81,674 84,756
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -171 460 £50,000 - 168
UK excluding London -145 301 £42,500 -1.16% 155
London -71 195 £85,000 +15.25% 27
South East -14 123 £47,500 +5.56% 53
East of England -134 40 £35,000 -9.09% 29
North of England +19 39 £45,500 +1.11% 10
Midlands -16 36 £55,000 +22.22% 33
Scotland +6 30 £40,500 -12.43% 13
West Midlands -5 26 £48,750 +5.41% 27
South West -16 26 £40,000 - 16
Yorkshire +31 14 £45,000 +16.13% 3
North East +13 14 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North West +7 12 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +8 10 £65,000 +62.50% 6
Northern Ireland - 6 £42,500 - 1
Wales +5 1 £52,500 +85.84%

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 317 (63.02%) Python
2 291 (57.85%) R
3 258 (51.29%) C++
4 238 (47.32%) Mathematics
5 218 (43.34%) Machine Learning
6 197 (39.17%) Degree
7 190 (37.77%) PhD
8 175 (34.79%) Physics
9 171 (34.00%) Data Science
10 158 (31.41%) SQL
11 157 (31.21%) Big Data
12 155 (30.82%) Artificial Intelligence
12 155 (30.82%) Algorithms
13 151 (30.02%) Java
14 146 (29.03%) Computer Science
15 137 (27.24%) Software Engineering
16 128 (25.45%) Analytics
17 122 (24.25%) Finance
18 121 (24.06%) Data Analysis
19 105 (20.87%) Deep Learning
20 100 (19.88%) C#
21 97 (19.28%) Neural Network
22 95 (18.89%) C
23 94 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
24 81 (16.10%) Statistics
25 64 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
26 63 (12.52%) Equities
27 58 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
28 56 (11.13%) Git (software)
28 56 (11.13%) Amazon AWS

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 48 (9.54%) Apache Spark
2 45 (8.95%) SAS
3 11 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.59%) Apache
5 6 (1.19%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.60%) DNN
6 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) IPython
7 1 (0.20%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 47 (9.34%) Simulink
2 41 (8.15%) GNU Octave
3 27 (5.37%) SPSS
4 15 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (2.39%) Stata
6 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.99%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.40%) CATIA
7 2 (0.40%) Maple
7 2 (0.40%) Weka
8 1 (0.20%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.20%) NASTRAN
8 1 (0.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.20%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.20%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 56 (11.13%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.39%) Internet
1 7 (1.39%) Wireless
2 6 (1.19%) Broadband
2 6 (1.19%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.60%) HTTP
5 2 (0.40%) Symposium
6 1 (0.20%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.20%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.20%) Modbus
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (31.21%) Big Data
2 50 (9.94%) NoSQL
3 43 (8.55%) Hadoop
4 19 (3.78%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (3.58%) Power BI
6 17 (3.38%) Data Mining
7 12 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.19%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (2.19%) Apache Hive
9 9 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.39%) MySQL
10 7 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.39%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.19%) QlikView
11 6 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.99%) MS Access
12 5 (0.99%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (11.13%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.15%) Subversion
3 19 (3.78%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.38%) Artifactory
4 17 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (3.38%) Maven
5 14 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
5 14 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
6 12 (2.39%) LabVIEW
7 8 (1.59%) RStudio
7 8 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.19%) JIRA
9 3 (0.60%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.40%) Polyspace
10 2 (0.40%) PyCharm
10 2 (0.40%) Redmine
10 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.40%) VectorCAST
10 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 122 (24.25%) Finance
2 48 (9.54%) Electronics
3 44 (8.75%) Banking
4 39 (7.75%) Front Office
5 36 (7.16%) Games
6 34 (6.76%) Telecoms
7 28 (5.57%) Automotive
7 28 (5.57%) Publishing
8 23 (4.57%) Marketing
9 17 (3.38%) Manufacturing
10 16 (3.18%) Aerospace
10 16 (3.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (2.39%) Advertising
12 11 (2.19%) Military
13 9 (1.79%) Investment Banking
14 8 (1.59%) German Language
15 6 (1.19%) Billing
15 6 (1.19%) French Language
16 4 (0.80%) Retail
17 3 (0.60%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 98 (19.48%) Data Scientist
2 68 (13.52%) Software Engineer
3 63 (12.52%) Developer
4 52 (10.34%) Analyst
5 29 (5.77%) Computer Engineer
5 29 (5.77%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 28 (5.57%) Senior Data Scientist
7 27 (5.37%) Machine Learning Researcher
8 26 (5.17%) Graduate
9 23 (4.57%) Research Engineer
10 22 (4.37%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 18 (3.58%) Embedded Engineer
12 17 (3.38%) Architect
13 14 (2.78%) Process Engineer
13 14 (2.78%) Qualitative Analyst
13 14 (2.78%) Quantitative Analyst
13 14 (2.78%) Test Engineer
14 13 (2.58%) Python Developer
14 13 (2.58%) Quantitative Developer
14 13 (2.58%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.35%) Natural Language Processing
2 29 (5.77%) Web Services
3 24 (4.77%) scikit-learn
3 24 (4.77%) TensorFlow
4 22 (4.37%) Pandas
5 17 (3.38%) J2EE
6 13 (2.58%) .NET
7 12 (2.39%) HTML
7 12 (2.39%) JSON
7 12 (2.39%) NumPy
7 12 (2.39%) OpenGL
8 10 (1.99%) AngularJS
8 10 (1.99%) CSS
9 9 (1.79%) Vue.js
9 9 (1.79%) XML
10 8 (1.59%) Matplotlib
10 8 (1.59%) React
10 8 (1.59%) SciPy
11 7 (1.39%) HTML5
12 6 (1.19%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 155 (30.82%) Algorithms
2 94 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (12.52%) Equities
4 48 (9.54%) Hedge funds
5 45 (8.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (5.96%) Fixed Income
7 25 (4.97%) Fintech
8 23 (4.57%) Exotic Derivative
8 23 (4.57%) Market Risk
8 23 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (4.17%) Acoustics
10 17 (3.38%) Embedded Systems
11 16 (3.18%) Credit Risk
12 14 (2.78%) Data Structures
13 13 (2.58%) Derivative
14 11 (2.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 8 (1.59%) Optoelectronics
16 7 (1.39%) Internet of Things
17 6 (1.19%) Driving Licence
17 6 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.37%) Linux
2 11 (2.19%) Windows
3 8 (1.59%) Robot Operating System
3 8 (1.59%) VxWorks
4 7 (1.39%) Unix
5 3 (0.60%) Android
6 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.40%) CentOS
6 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (47.32%) Mathematics
2 218 (43.34%) Machine Learning
3 175 (34.79%) Physics
4 171 (34.00%) Data Science
5 155 (30.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 146 (29.03%) Computer Science
7 137 (27.24%) Software Engineering
8 128 (25.45%) Analytics
9 121 (24.06%) Data Analysis
10 105 (20.87%) Deep Learning
11 97 (19.28%) Neural Network
12 81 (16.10%) Statistics
13 64 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
15 51 (10.14%) Computer Vision
16 45 (8.95%) Data Analytics
16 45 (8.95%) Mathematical Modelling
17 41 (8.15%) Image Processing
18 39 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
18 39 (7.75%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 317 (63.02%) Python
2 291 (57.85%) R
3 258 (51.29%) C++
4 158 (31.41%) SQL
5 151 (30.02%) Java
6 100 (19.88%) C#
7 95 (18.89%) C
8 33 (6.56%) Scala
9 27 (5.37%) Embedded C
10 26 (5.17%) JavaScript
11 22 (4.37%) Embedded C++
12 11 (2.19%) PHP
13 10 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.99%) Ruby
14 8 (1.59%) Perl
14 8 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.59%) VB
14 8 (1.59%) VBA
15 6 (1.19%) Assembly Language
15 6 (1.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 197 (39.17%) Degree
2 190 (37.77%) PhD
3 26 (5.17%) Master's Degree
4 21 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (2.58%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.99%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.59%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.99%) HND
9 3 (0.60%) CIPD
10 1 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.39%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.19%) Dodd-Frank
2 11 (2.19%) EMIR
2 11 (2.19%) MiFID
3 10 (1.99%) QA
4 6 (1.19%) GDPR
4 6 (1.19%) ISO 26262
5 5 (0.99%) DO-254
6 2 (0.40%) MISRA
7 1 (0.20%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.20%) IFRS
7 1 (0.20%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (4.17%) Firmware
2 3 (0.60%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.20%) GPFS
3 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.38%) Ansible
1 17 (3.38%) Puppet
2 2 (0.40%) Oozie
3 1 (0.20%) Ambari
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (4.57%) Tableau
2 22 (4.37%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.58%) SAP
4 12 (2.39%) Oracle
5 11 (2.19%) Bloomberg
5 11 (2.19%) Reuters
6 9 (1.79%) Google
7 7 (1.39%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.19%) Xilinx
9 5 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.60%) Altera
10 3 (0.60%) Cognos
10 3 (0.60%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.60%) IBM
10 3 (0.60%) Splunk
11 2 (0.40%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.40%) GigaSpaces
11 2 (0.40%) Informatica
11 2 (0.40%) RapidMiner
11 2 (0.40%) Twitter