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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 93 104 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Economics 8 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 1.05% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +14.13%
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
499 574 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.12% 36.03% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 315 347 266
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 June 2015.

Economics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (81.82%) Mathematics
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) SAS
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 6 (54.55%) R
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Statistics
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Psychology
4 5 (45.45%) Propensity Modelling
4 5 (45.45%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) SPSS
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (27.27%) Campaign Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Adobe
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) VBA
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) Line Management
7 2 (18.18%) Physics
7 2 (18.18%) Google
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (63.64%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) SPSS
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Statistician
3 2 (18.18%) Graduate
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mathematics
2 6 (54.55%) Psychology
2 6 (54.55%) Statistics
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Physics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Statistical Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Propensity Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Campaign Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Operations Research
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) R
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 1 (9.09%) SAP