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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 229 242 254
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Economics 15 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.47% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 7
Average salary £67,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,641 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-28.71% +33.33%
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
2251 2363 2399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.07% 34.15% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1818 1967
Average salary £38,750 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 - 7 £67,500 -
Manchester +11 6 £22,500 -21.73%
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 18 (72.00%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (68.00%) Data Analysis
4 16 (64.00%) Analytics
5 14 (56.00%) Supplier Management
5 14 (56.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (56.00%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (56.00%) Service Management
5 14 (56.00%) Financial Institution
6 10 (40.00%) Degree
7 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (24.00%) SAS
9 5 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (20.00%) Marketing
10 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (16.00%) Statistics
10 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (12.00%) SPSS
11 3 (12.00%) Project Management
11 3 (12.00%) Operations Research
11 3 (12.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
11 3 (12.00%) Data Management
11 3 (12.00%) Customer Segmentation
11 3 (12.00%) FastStats
11 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
12 2 (8.00%) Marketing Analytics
12 2 (8.00%) SAS Macro
12 2 (8.00%) Base SAS
12 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
12 2 (8.00%) Windows

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (24.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SPSS
1 3 (12.00%) FastStats
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) IT Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Graduate
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.00%) Statistics
4 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.00%) Physics
5 1 (4.00%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Data Analysis
2 16 (64.00%) Analytics
3 14 (56.00%) Supplier Management
3 14 (56.00%) Service Management
3 14 (56.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (56.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Management
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) Customer Segmentation
6 3 (12.00%) Operations Research
7 2 (8.00%) Marketing Analytics
8 1 (4.00%) Line Management
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SAS Macro
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft