The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 220 235 252
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Permanent jobs citing Economics 41 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.13% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 0.42% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 1
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +142.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
Economics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2411 2161 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.54% 31.52% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1884 1787 1957
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Economics
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Economics Salary Trend in the North West

Economics
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Economics across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Economics Salary Histogram in the North West

Economics
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Cheshire - 23 £45,000 -
Manchester +10 13 £50,000 +108.33%
Lancashire - 2 £29,000 -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 48 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (78.33%) Mathematics
3 37 (61.67%) Analytics
4 34 (56.67%) Finance
5 29 (48.33%) Degree
6 27 (45.00%) SAS
6 27 (45.00%) SQL
7 24 (40.00%) Statistics
8 23 (38.33%) Marketing
9 22 (36.67%) Credit Risk
10 19 (31.67%) Data Analysis
11 16 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (23.33%) Physics
13 13 (21.67%) Google Analytics
13 13 (21.67%) Web Analytics
13 13 (21.67%) Google
13 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (20.00%) VBA
15 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
15 10 (16.67%) Econometrics
15 10 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 10 (16.67%) Coaching
15 10 (16.67%) User Experience
15 10 (16.67%) Test Strategy
16 8 (13.33%) Marketing Strategy
16 8 (13.33%) Customer Insight
16 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 8 (13.33%) Operations Research
16 8 (13.33%) Direct Marketing
17 7 (11.67%) CHAID

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 27 (45.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.67%) SPSS
3 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.00%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
General
1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 23 (38.33%) Marketing
3 6 (10.00%) Legal
4 4 (6.67%) Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Customer Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Insight Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Strategy Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Graduate
6 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Graduate Web Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Web Analytics Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Web Manager
7 3 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Data Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) HTML
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
1 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (78.33%) Mathematics
3 24 (40.00%) Statistics
4 22 (36.67%) Credit Risk
5 14 (23.33%) Physics
6 10 (16.67%) User Experience
7 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (8.33%) Data Extraction
9 4 (6.67%) IVR
10 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
11 2 (3.33%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) UNIX
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Analytics
2 19 (31.67%) Data Analysis
3 13 (21.67%) Web Analytics
3 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (16.67%) Econometrics
4 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 10 (16.67%) Coaching
5 8 (13.33%) Customer Insight
5 8 (13.33%) Marketing Strategy
5 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (13.33%) Operations Research
5 8 (13.33%) Direct Marketing
6 7 (11.67%) CHAID
6 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.67%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.33%) CRM
8 5 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) VBA
3 5 (8.33%) C
4 4 (6.67%) C#
4 4 (6.67%) Java
4 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) R
6 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Google
2 4 (6.67%) IBM
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Avaya
2 4 (6.67%) Genesys
3 3 (5.00%) ClickTale
4 1 (1.67%) RapidMiner
4 1 (1.67%) Cyber-Ark