Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MathWorks MATLAB
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 524 631 685
Rank change year-on-year +107 +54 +44
Permanent jobs citing MATLAB 889 645 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 0.69% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 747 575 624
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,246 £27,500 £30,900
90th Percentile £96,750 £79,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 97,071 93,565 109,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.72% 53.58% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81,553 80,121 94,510
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for MATLAB in the UK

MATLAB
Top 15 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 18 February 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 +95 854 £50,000 +11.11% 212
UK excluding London +72 547 £45,000 +5.88% 173
London +117 338 £65,000 +8.33% 53
East of England +78 218 £35,000 -22.22% 44
South East +38 155 £47,500 +17.28% 38
Midlands -38 55 £43,250 -1.70% 48
South West -3 46 £46,000 -3.16% 19
North of England +3 44 £45,000 +9.09% 10
West Midlands +18 42 £44,500 +4.71% 44
Scotland -8 29 £46,250 -7.50% 11
North West -24 23 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire +20 15 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East Midlands -28 12 £33,500 -25.56% 3
North East -24 6 £42,500 -22.73% 4
Wales - 1 £27,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 524 (58.94%) Python
2 446 (50.17%) Mathematics
3 443 (49.83%) C++
4 372 (41.84%) R
5 334 (37.57%) Machine Learning
6 321 (36.11%) Algorithms
7 283 (31.83%) Data Science
8 282 (31.72%) Degree
9 275 (30.93%) PhD
10 272 (30.60%) Java
11 265 (29.81%) Computer Science
12 263 (29.58%) C
13 253 (28.46%) SQL
13 253 (28.46%) Physics
14 249 (28.01%) Software Engineering
15 188 (21.15%) Statistics
16 186 (20.92%) Finance
17 172 (19.35%) C#
18 171 (19.24%) Analytics
19 157 (17.66%) Big Data
20 134 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
21 129 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
22 114 (12.82%) Data Analysis
23 111 (12.49%) Linux
24 102 (11.47%) Neural Network
25 98 (11.02%) Bayesian Methods
26 93 (10.46%) Apache Spark
26 93 (10.46%) SAS
27 91 (10.24%) Hadoop
27 91 (10.24%) Deep Learning

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 93 (10.46%) Apache Spark
1 93 (10.46%) SAS
2 14 (1.57%) IIS
3 7 (0.79%) Apache Pig
4 6 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.56%) Apache
6 3 (0.34%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (8.21%) Simulink
2 35 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (3.71%) SPSS
4 16 (1.80%) Zemax
5 15 (1.69%) Mathematica
6 12 (1.35%) Weka
7 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (1.12%) S-PLUS
9 9 (1.01%) Stata
10 7 (0.79%) GNU Octave
10 7 (0.79%) SOLIDWORKS
11 6 (0.67%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.67%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 5 (0.56%) Stateflow
13 4 (0.45%) CATIA
13 4 (0.45%) CPLEX
13 4 (0.45%) OrCAD
14 3 (0.34%) Maple
14 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.45%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.22%) Actimize
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.11%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.02%) Adobe Analytics
3 18 (2.02%) Google Analytics
4 17 (1.91%) AdWords
5 9 (1.01%) SaaS
6 6 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.11%) GitHub
9 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.16%) Wireless
2 34 (3.82%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.14%) Ethernet
3 19 (2.14%) LTE
4 15 (1.69%) 3GPP
5 14 (1.57%) WCDMA
6 12 (1.35%) 5G
7 8 (0.90%) DVB
7 8 (0.90%) HTTP
7 8 (0.90%) SMS
7 8 (0.90%) SSL
8 7 (0.79%) FlexRay
8 7 (0.79%) UMTS
9 6 (0.67%) WLAN
10 5 (0.56%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.56%) DHCP
10 5 (0.56%) DNS
10 5 (0.56%) IPv4
10 5 (0.56%) SNMP
10 5 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (17.66%) Big Data
2 91 (10.24%) Hadoop
3 61 (6.86%) NoSQL
4 41 (4.61%) SQL Server
5 40 (4.50%) Data Mining
6 32 (3.60%) MongoDB
7 31 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 24 (2.70%) Apache Hive
9 19 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (2.02%) Spotfire
11 17 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.57%) KDB
12 14 (1.57%) MySQL
13 12 (1.35%) QlikView
14 11 (1.24%) Power BI
15 10 (1.12%) HBase
16 9 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (0.90%) Kdb+
18 7 (0.79%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 53 (5.96%) LabVIEW
2 37 (4.16%) Visual Studio
3 25 (2.81%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.91%) Rational DOORS
5 15 (1.69%) Subversion
6 14 (1.57%) ClearCase
7 13 (1.46%) JIRA
8 11 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
9 9 (1.01%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.01%) NUnit
10 8 (0.90%) CANoe
10 8 (0.90%) CMake
11 7 (0.79%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.56%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.56%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.56%) Xcode
13 4 (0.45%) AccuRev
13 4 (0.45%) CodeWarrior
13 4 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 186 (20.92%) Finance
2 79 (8.89%) Electronics
3 72 (8.10%) Banking
4 68 (7.65%) Telecoms
5 46 (5.17%) Investment Banking
6 44 (4.95%) Front Office
7 36 (4.05%) Marketing
8 30 (3.37%) Automotive
9 23 (2.59%) Financial Institution
10 20 (2.25%) Manufacturing
11 19 (2.14%) Retail Banking
12 17 (1.91%) Aerospace
12 17 (1.91%) Military
13 16 (1.80%) Retail
14 13 (1.46%) Publishing
15 12 (1.35%) Games
16 11 (1.24%) Advertising
17 9 (1.01%) Avionics
18 3 (0.34%) International Banking
18 3 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 160 (18.00%) Data Scientist
2 156 (17.55%) Software Engineer
3 150 (16.87%) Developer
4 126 (14.17%) Analyst
5 79 (8.89%) Graduate
6 60 (6.75%) C++ Software Engineer
7 52 (5.85%) Qualitative Analyst
7 52 (5.85%) Quantitative Analyst
8 48 (5.40%) Embedded Engineer
8 48 (5.40%) Software Developer
9 46 (5.17%) Computer Engineer
9 46 (5.17%) Computer Vision Engineer
10 45 (5.06%) C++ Developer
11 36 (4.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 36 (4.05%) Machine Learning Researcher
12 35 (3.94%) C++ Software Developer
13 33 (3.71%) MATLAB Engineer
14 32 (3.60%) .NET Developer
14 32 (3.60%) Senior Data Scientist
15 31 (3.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (9.22%) Natural Language Processing
2 64 (7.20%) .NET
3 41 (4.61%) TensorFlow
4 35 (3.94%) ASP.NET
5 31 (3.49%) WPF
6 30 (3.37%) NumPy
7 29 (3.26%) Middleware
7 29 (3.26%) OpenGL
8 26 (2.92%) WCF
9 25 (2.81%) WinForms
10 23 (2.59%) HEVC
11 22 (2.47%) HTML
12 21 (2.36%) XML
13 19 (2.14%) .NET Framework
13 19 (2.14%) Web Services
14 18 (2.02%) Pandas
15 17 (1.91%) AngularJS
16 16 (1.80%) CSS
17 15 (1.69%) scikit-learn
18 13 (1.46%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 321 (36.11%) Algorithms
2 265 (29.81%) Computer Science
3 134 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.95%) Hedge funds
5 38 (4.27%) Equities
6 37 (4.16%) Fintech
7 33 (3.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 30 (3.37%) Market Risk
9 29 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
10 25 (2.81%) Acoustics
10 25 (2.81%) Augmented Reality
10 25 (2.81%) Credit Risk
11 22 (2.47%) User Experience
12 20 (2.25%) Data Structures
12 20 (2.25%) Optoelectronics
13 15 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 14 (1.57%) ASIC
14 14 (1.57%) Derivative
14 14 (1.57%) Social Media
15 13 (1.46%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 111 (12.49%) Linux
2 41 (4.61%) Windows
3 26 (2.92%) Unix
4 9 (1.01%) VxWorks
5 5 (0.56%) Android
5 5 (0.56%) Robot Operating System
5 5 (0.56%) Solaris
6 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.22%) CentOS
8 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.11%) SafeRTOS
9 1 (0.11%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (50.17%) Mathematics
2 334 (37.57%) Machine Learning
3 283 (31.83%) Data Science
4 253 (28.46%) Physics
5 249 (28.01%) Software Engineering
6 188 (21.15%) Statistics
7 171 (19.24%) Analytics
8 129 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
9 114 (12.82%) Data Analysis
10 102 (11.47%) Neural Network
11 98 (11.02%) Bayesian Methods
12 91 (10.24%) Deep Learning
13 90 (10.12%) Signal Processing
14 79 (8.89%) Artificial Intelligence
15 77 (8.66%) Validation
16 71 (7.99%) Computer Vision
16 71 (7.99%) SDLC
17 70 (7.87%) Data Analytics
18 69 (7.76%) Visualisation
19 58 (6.52%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 524 (58.94%) Python
2 443 (49.83%) C++
3 372 (41.84%) R
4 272 (30.60%) Java
5 263 (29.58%) C
6 253 (28.46%) SQL
7 172 (19.35%) C#
8 60 (6.75%) Julia
9 56 (6.30%) Scala
10 38 (4.27%) JavaScript
11 34 (3.82%) Perl
12 30 (3.37%) Fortran
13 27 (3.04%) VBA
14 26 (2.92%) Embedded C
15 17 (1.91%) Tcl
16 16 (1.80%) Embedded C++
16 16 (1.80%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.57%) Ada
18 13 (1.46%) F#
18 13 (1.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 282 (31.72%) Degree
2 275 (30.93%) PhD
3 45 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 42 (4.72%) Master's Degree
5 30 (3.37%) Numerate Degree
6 16 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.35%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.12%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.80%) QA
2 13 (1.46%) IFRS
2 13 (1.46%) IFRS 9
2 13 (1.46%) MiFID
3 11 (1.24%) DO-178B
4 10 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (1.12%) EMIR
5 8 (0.90%) IEC 61508
5 8 (0.90%) IEC 62304
6 7 (0.79%) ISO 26262
6 7 (0.79%) MISRA
7 4 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.45%) Basel III
7 4 (0.45%) DO-160
7 4 (0.45%) MIL-STD-498
8 3 (0.34%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) DO-254
10 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 31 (3.49%) Firmware
2 10 (1.12%) Docker
3 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) HDFS
5 1 (0.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.34%) Ansible
1 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.22%) Cobbler
2 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.22%) Puppet
2 2 (0.22%) Terraform
2 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (6.64%) Tableau
2 41 (4.61%) Google
3 26 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.36%) Oracle
5 18 (2.02%) Adobe
6 17 (1.91%) Omniture
7 11 (1.24%) Cloudera
7 11 (1.24%) SAP
8 10 (1.12%) Xilinx
9 9 (1.01%) Telerik
10 8 (0.90%) EMC
11 7 (0.79%) Teradata
12 6 (0.67%) Alteryx
12 6 (0.67%) Intel
12 6 (0.67%) MathWorks
12 6 (0.67%) Splunk
13 5 (0.56%) Sandvine
13 5 (0.56%) Sun
13 5 (0.56%) Twitter
14 4 (0.45%) IBM