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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 134 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Economics 8 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.66% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.99% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 1
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -46.87%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +28.33%
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
757 704 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.25% 33.36% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 636 644 347
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,450 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 October 2014.

Economics Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 15 (68.18%) Computer Science
2 15 (68.18%) Finance
3 14 (63.64%) Business Analysis
3 14 (63.64%) QA
4 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (54.55%) MS Office
5 9 (40.91%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (31.82%) Customer Segmentation
6 7 (31.82%) User Experience
6 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
6 7 (31.82%) Physics
6 7 (31.82%) Google Analytics
6 7 (31.82%) Time Management
6 7 (31.82%) Visualisation
6 7 (31.82%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (31.82%) Statistical Modelling
6 7 (31.82%) Analytics
6 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
6 7 (31.82%) WebTrends
6 7 (31.82%) Benchmarking
6 7 (31.82%) Web Analytics
6 7 (31.82%) Google
6 7 (31.82%) Statistics
6 7 (31.82%) Web Development
6 7 (31.82%) MySQL
7 6 (27.27%) Legal
8 5 (22.73%) Credit Risk
9 4 (18.18%) Banking
10 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) WebTrends
1 7 (31.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Legal
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Law
5 1 (4.55%) Front Office
5 1 (4.55%) French Language
5 1 (4.55%) German Language
5 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Business Analyst
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Financial Business Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Computer Science
2 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (31.82%) Visualisation
3 7 (31.82%) User Experience
3 7 (31.82%) Statistics
3 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
3 7 (31.82%) Physics
4 5 (22.73%) Credit Risk
5 2 (9.09%) Market Risk
5 2 (9.09%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Business Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Web Analytics
2 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 7 (31.82%) Benchmarking
2 7 (31.82%) Web Development
2 7 (31.82%) Time Management
2 7 (31.82%) Data Visualisation
2 7 (31.82%) Statistical Modelling
2 7 (31.82%) Analytics
2 7 (31.82%) Customer Segmentation
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
3 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Content Management
4 1 (4.55%) Document Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) SAP