The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 90 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Economics 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.087% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.78% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.00%
Economics
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
446 640 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.75% 40.69% 43.06%
Number of salaries quoted 291 369 405
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Economics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Economics
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Economics Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Economics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Economics.

1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) Project Management
3 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
3 7 (77.78%) Business Analysis
4 6 (66.67%) Local Government
4 6 (66.67%) Retail
4 6 (66.67%) Psychology
4 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (55.56%) Physics
5 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 5 (55.56%) Operations Research
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) VBA
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) MS Office
7 1 (11.11%) SAS
7 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
7 1 (11.11%) Econometrics
7 1 (11.11%) Spotfire
7 1 (11.11%) QlikView
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
7 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (11.11%) Tableau

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) QlikView
1 1 (11.11%) Spotfire
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Local Government
2 6 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Graduate
3 6 (66.67%) Graduate Analyst
4 5 (55.56%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 5 (55.56%) Junior
4 5 (55.56%) Junior Analyst
4 5 (55.56%) Junior Test Analyst
4 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Psychology
3 5 (55.56%) Physics
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analysis
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Operations Research
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Econometrics
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau