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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 88 93 109
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Economics 8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 1.38% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 3
Median salary £26,500 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -23.80%
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
496 507 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.54% 36.45% 35.59%
Number of salaries quoted 243 309 340
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Economics across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Economics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 19 (79.17%) Degree
1 19 (79.17%) Mathematics
2 18 (75.00%) Finance
3 15 (62.50%) Psychology
4 14 (58.33%) Business Analysis
5 13 (54.17%) Retail
5 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
5 13 (54.17%) Physics
5 13 (54.17%) Project Management
6 12 (50.00%) Local Government
7 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 9 (37.50%) SQL
8 8 (33.33%) SAS
8 8 (33.33%) Operations Research
9 7 (29.17%) Analytics
9 7 (29.17%) R
9 7 (29.17%) VBA
10 6 (25.00%) Banking
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.83%) PhD
11 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
12 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (16.67%) TDD
12 4 (16.67%) S-PLUS
12 4 (16.67%) Validation
12 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 4 (16.67%) MATLAB
12 4 (16.67%) OO
12 4 (16.67%) .NET
12 4 (16.67%) C#

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 8 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) S-PLUS
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) SPSS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Retail
3 12 (50.00%) Local Government
4 6 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.17%) Marketing
7 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Analyst
2 15 (62.50%) Graduate
3 11 (45.83%) Graduate Analyst
4 9 (37.50%) Junior
4 9 (37.50%) Junior Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) Graduate Test Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) Junior Test Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Qualitative Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Quantitative Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Statistical Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Graduate Business Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) Mathematics
2 15 (62.50%) Psychology
3 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
3 13 (54.17%) Physics
4 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
5 4 (16.67%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (16.67%) Credit Risk
5 4 (16.67%) Derivative
5 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (16.67%) Statistics
6 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Business Analysis
2 13 (54.17%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 8 (33.33%) Operations Research
5 7 (29.17%) Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Black-Scholes
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Monte Carlo Method
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) Presales
6 4 (16.67%) Stress Testing
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Campaign Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Line Management
7 3 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) R
2 7 (29.17%) VBA
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe
1 3 (12.50%) Google
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft