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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 160 162 147
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Economics 3 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.095% 0.22% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.60% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -22.05%
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
1217 1328 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.52% 36.47% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 768 875 773
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 August 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
Edinburgh -4 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) SAS
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Statistics
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) R
3 5 (55.56%) Psychology
4 4 (44.44%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) Propensity Modelling
4 4 (44.44%) SPSS
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Adobe
6 2 (22.22%) VBA
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) Physics
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Google
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Campaign Analysis

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) SPSS
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Statistician
2 2 (22.22%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Statistics
3 5 (55.56%) Psychology
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Physics
5 1 (11.11%) Derivative
5 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Commodity Exotics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Propensity Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Research
4 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) R
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SAP