The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 166 135 155
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Permanent jobs citing Economics 7 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.64% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 2.13% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 7
Average salary £26,000 £52,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.47% +26.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,900 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £54,250 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £45,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +40.62%
Economics
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1048 938 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.01% 29.94% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 660 606 565
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Economics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Economics Salary Trend in Scotland

Economics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Edinburgh -14 6 £25,000 -52.38% 1
Fife - 1 £30,000 -
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (70.00%) Degree
1 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) PhD
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Physics
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Google
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Statistics
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (20.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Writer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Physics
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
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