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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 98 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Economics 6 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 1.00% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 3.38% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 0
Average salary £25,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +40.62%
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
486 355 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.46% 29.61% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 318 226 214
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Degree
1 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) PhD
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Physics
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) CMS
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) SQL

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Writer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) Physics
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google