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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 94 107 105
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Economics 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.081% 0.064% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.16% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £48,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-27.46% +25.32%
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
511 622 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.65% 39.74% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 300 388 370
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 15 (83.33%) Degree
3 14 (77.78%) Business Analysis
4 13 (72.22%) Project Management
4 13 (72.22%) Mathematics
4 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
5 12 (66.67%) Local Government
5 12 (66.67%) Psychology
5 12 (66.67%) Retail
6 10 (55.56%) Physics
7 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (44.44%) Operations Research
9 4 (22.22%) SQL
9 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
10 3 (16.67%) Banking
10 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
10 3 (16.67%) VBA
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 3 (16.67%) PhD
10 3 (16.67%) SAS
10 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
10 3 (16.67%) Analytics
11 2 (11.11%) Presales
11 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
11 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
11 2 (11.11%) Black-Scholes
11 2 (11.11%) R
11 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
11 2 (11.11%) Derivative

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 3 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) S-PLUS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
2 1 (5.56%) Spotfire
General
1 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Local Government
2 12 (66.67%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
1 14 (77.78%) Graduate
2 10 (55.56%) Graduate Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Junior
3 9 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
4 8 (44.44%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 8 (44.44%) Junior Test Analyst
4 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Qualitative Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Quantitative Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
1 13 (72.22%) Mathematics
2 12 (66.67%) Psychology
3 10 (55.56%) Physics
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
6 2 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
6 2 (11.11%) Derivative
7 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.56%) Statistics
7 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Business Analysis
2 13 (72.22%) Project Management
3 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) Operations Research
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Black-Scholes
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Presales
6 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.56%) Econometrics
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 3 (16.67%) VBA
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Tableau