The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 91 97 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing Economics 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.68% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 0.94% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +18.40%
Economics
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
347 426 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.85% 35.86% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 309 371 229
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £38,872
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,390 £29,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Economics across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Economics
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Economics across the Kent region.

Economics Salary Trend in Kent

Economics
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - 5 - -
Economics
South East

Economics
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) Marketing
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 5 (71.43%) DSDM
2 5 (71.43%) SMS
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Velocity
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Product Management
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Insight
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) SPSS
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Product Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Insight Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DSDM
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Kanban
1 5 (71.43%) Product Management
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Insight
2 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree