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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 155 162 142
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Economics 7 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.12% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.30% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 16
Average salary £38,000 £31,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.68% -39.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £25,550 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,950 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
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
1008 1322 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.40% 40.59% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 672 794 637
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Economics Salary Histogram 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 19 December 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 +2 7 £38,000 -
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) PhD
6 2 (16.67%) Psychology
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) SAS
6 2 (16.67%) CMS
6 2 (16.67%) Statistics
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Campaign Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Propensity Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (16.67%) R
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) Google
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (16.67%) SAS
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Writer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Statistician
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Statistics
3 2 (16.67%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Content Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Campaign Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Google