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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 97 103 77
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Permanent jobs citing Economics 8 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.14% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 0.40% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 12
Average salary £39,000 - £53,750
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +23.52%
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
496 502 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.35% 35.10% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 318 306 243
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Economics across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Economics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) SAS
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) SPSS
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Web Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Google
6 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Statistics
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Psychology
6 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (9.09%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Writer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Scientist
3 2 (18.18%) Statistician
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 2 (18.18%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Propensity Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Web Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
2 2 (18.18%) R
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Google