The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 121 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Economics 13 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 1.07% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 3.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 1
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% -41.87%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
Economics
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
777 707 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.48% 32.90% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 628 652 417
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Economics across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Economics
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Economics across the Birmingham region.

Economics Salary Trend in Birmingham

Economics
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Economics across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Economics Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Economics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Economics.

1 32 (96.97%) Degree
2 25 (75.76%) Finance
3 24 (72.73%) Computer Science
4 23 (69.70%) QA
4 23 (69.70%) Business Analysis
5 22 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (54.55%) MS Office
7 12 (36.36%) SuccessFactors
8 10 (30.30%) Banking
9 9 (27.27%) Quality Management
10 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
10 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
10 8 (24.24%) Statistics
11 7 (21.21%) Web Development
11 7 (21.21%) Web Analytics
11 7 (21.21%) Google
11 7 (21.21%) Physics
11 7 (21.21%) Google Analytics
11 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
11 7 (21.21%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (21.21%) Statistical Modelling
11 7 (21.21%) Analytics
11 7 (21.21%) Legal
11 7 (21.21%) Content Management
11 7 (21.21%) Document Management
11 7 (21.21%) MySQL
11 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
11 7 (21.21%) WebTrends
11 7 (21.21%) Benchmarking
11 7 (21.21%) Customer Segmentation

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Economics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (54.55%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) WebTrends
1 7 (21.21%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) OLAP
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
4 7 (21.21%) Legal
5 3 (9.09%) Front Office
6 2 (6.06%) Law
7 1 (3.03%) French Language
7 1 (3.03%) German Language
7 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Analyst
2 23 (69.70%) Business Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Financial Business Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Banking Business Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Oracle Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) SAP Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 24 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 22 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (24.24%) Statistics
3 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
4 7 (21.21%) Physics
4 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
4 7 (21.21%) User Experience
5 5 (15.15%) Credit Risk
6 2 (6.06%) Market Risk
6 2 (6.06%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Business Analysis
2 9 (27.27%) Quality Management
3 7 (21.21%) Content Management
3 7 (21.21%) Document Management
3 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.21%) Benchmarking
3 7 (21.21%) Web Analytics
3 7 (21.21%) Web Development
3 7 (21.21%) Time Management
3 7 (21.21%) Data Visualisation
3 7 (21.21%) Statistical Modelling
3 7 (21.21%) Analytics
3 7 (21.21%) Customer Segmentation
4 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (96.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (69.70%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft