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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 154 158 171
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Economics 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Median salary £26,500 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.57%
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
1260 1259 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 43.95% 39.48% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 589 787 890
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Economics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 3 £25,750 -26.42% 1
Glasgow - 2 £26,500 -
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Economics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Economics.

1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 17 (77.27%) Degree
2 17 (77.27%) Mathematics
3 14 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 14 (63.64%) Business Analysis
4 13 (59.09%) Project Management
4 13 (59.09%) Psychology
5 12 (54.55%) Local Government
5 12 (54.55%) Retail
5 12 (54.55%) Physics
6 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) Operations Research
8 7 (31.82%) SAS
9 6 (27.27%) Analytics
10 5 (22.73%) R
10 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 5 (22.73%) Java
10 5 (22.73%) VBA
10 5 (22.73%) PhD
10 5 (22.73%) Fixed Income
10 5 (22.73%) Banking
11 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
11 4 (18.18%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
11 4 (18.18%) Derivative
11 4 (18.18%) Credit Risk
11 4 (18.18%) Stress Testing
11 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) S-PLUS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Base SAS
3 1 (4.55%) Impala
3 1 (4.55%) QlikView
3 1 (4.55%) Spotfire
General
1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) Local Government
2 12 (54.55%) Retail
3 5 (22.73%) Banking
4 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Analyst
2 14 (63.64%) Graduate
3 10 (45.45%) Graduate Analyst
4 9 (40.91%) Junior
4 9 (40.91%) Junior Analyst
5 8 (36.36%) Graduate Test Analyst
5 8 (36.36%) Junior Test Analyst
5 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Qualitative Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Quantitative Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Graduate Business Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Customer Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Mathematics
2 14 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 13 (59.09%) Psychology
4 12 (54.55%) Physics
5 5 (22.73%) Fixed Income
6 4 (18.18%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (18.18%) Credit Risk
6 4 (18.18%) Derivative
6 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.09%) Statistics
8 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Business Analysis
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
4 8 (36.36%) Operations Research
5 6 (27.27%) Analytics
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Black-Scholes
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Credit Risk Modelling
6 4 (18.18%) Monte Carlo Method
6 4 (18.18%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) Presales
6 4 (18.18%) Stress Testing
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Econometrics
7 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Signal Processing
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
2 5 (22.73%) R
2 5 (22.73%) VBA
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) PhD
3 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
1 1 (4.55%) Tableau
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