The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 100 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Economics 7 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.98% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 3.23% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Average salary £25,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £43,950 £43,700
10% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £53,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +46.15%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
465 372 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.68% 30.34% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 301 227 241
Average salary £41,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Economics
Scotland

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 1 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 5 (62.50%) Degree
1 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) PhD
3 3 (37.50%) Physics
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (25.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Graduate
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Writer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Physics
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) PhD
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google