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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 95 108 83
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Permanent jobs citing Economics 6 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.069% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.20% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 8
Average salary £42,500 - £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
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
481 507 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.03% 35.23% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 278 311 273
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,796 £25,000
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 3 March 2015.

Economics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) SPSS
4 3 (27.27%) SAS
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Psychology
4 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Statistics
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) R
4 3 (27.27%) Campaign Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Propensity Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) Czech Language

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

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