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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 107 100 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Economics 2 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.41% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.98% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 12
Average salary - £25,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.44%
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
630 611 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.13% 41.42% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 373 399 292
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Economics across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) SAS
2 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Psychology
4 5 (55.56%) R
4 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (55.56%) Statistics
5 4 (44.44%) SPSS
5 4 (44.44%) Propensity Modelling
5 4 (44.44%) Analytics
5 4 (44.44%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) Physics
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Adobe
7 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (22.22%) VBA
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) C++
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) Java

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (77.78%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) SPSS
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Statistician
3 2 (22.22%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Psychology
3 5 (55.56%) Statistics
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Physics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Propensity Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Operations Research
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Campaign Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) R
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau