The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 24 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Economics 23 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.55% - 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.56% - 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £17,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +40.62%
Economics
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 56 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 33.46% 22.05% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 46 45 27
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,600 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Economics
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Economics Salary Trend in Chester

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 23 (95.83%) Finance
2 22 (91.67%) Credit Risk
2 22 (91.67%) Analytics
3 18 (75.00%) Mathematics
4 15 (62.50%) SQL
4 15 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (62.50%) SAS
5 12 (50.00%) Marketing
6 10 (41.67%) Data Analysis
6 10 (41.67%) Statistics
6 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (41.67%) Econometrics
6 10 (41.67%) VBA
6 10 (41.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
8 6 (25.00%) Physics
8 6 (25.00%) Legal
8 6 (25.00%) Project Management
9 5 (20.83%) CRM
9 5 (20.83%) CHAID
9 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
9 5 (20.83%) C
9 5 (20.83%) Validation
9 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
9 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (20.83%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (20.83%) Data Extraction
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Banking

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 15 (62.50%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (41.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 23 (95.83%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Marketing
3 6 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
1 10 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Strategy Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (91.67%) Credit Risk
2 18 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (41.67%) Statistics
4 6 (25.00%) Physics
5 5 (20.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Analytics
2 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (41.67%) Econometrics
2 10 (41.67%) Data Analysis
3 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Validation
5 5 (20.83%) CRM
5 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) CHAID
5 5 (20.83%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) VBA
3 5 (20.83%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) IBM
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft