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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 22 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Economics 23 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.06% - 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.11% - 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £17,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £45,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +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
127 64 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.00% 27.83% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 60 49 28
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,600 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £41,600 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 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
1 23 (95.83%) Analytical Skills
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
6 10 (41.67%) Coaching
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%) People Management
9 5 (20.83%) Data Extraction

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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%) Strategy Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Web 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 23 (95.83%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (91.67%) Credit Risk
3 18 (75.00%) Mathematics
4 10 (41.67%) Statistics
5 6 (25.00%) Physics
6 5 (20.83%) Data Extraction
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Analytics
2 10 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (41.67%) Econometrics
2 10 (41.67%) Coaching
3 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) CRM
5 5 (20.83%) CHAID
5 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) Validation
5 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 5 (20.83%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) People Management
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Analysis
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