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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 145 150 176
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +26
Permanent jobs citing Economics 17 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.24% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.64% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 3
Median salary £26,500 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £28,250 £38,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-27.09% -26.19%
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
1162 1088 1251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.32% 36.84% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 587 676 801
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Economics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Economics Salary Histogram 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 May 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 +15 17 £26,500 -24.28%
Glasgow - 7 £26,500 -
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 19 (79.17%) Degree
1 19 (79.17%) Mathematics
2 18 (75.00%) Finance
3 15 (62.50%) Psychology
4 14 (58.33%) Business Analysis
5 13 (54.17%) Retail
5 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
5 13 (54.17%) Physics
5 13 (54.17%) Project Management
6 12 (50.00%) Local Government
7 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 9 (37.50%) SQL
8 8 (33.33%) SAS
8 8 (33.33%) Operations Research
9 7 (29.17%) Analytics
9 7 (29.17%) R
9 7 (29.17%) VBA
10 6 (25.00%) Banking
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.83%) PhD
11 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
12 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (16.67%) TDD
12 4 (16.67%) S-PLUS
12 4 (16.67%) Validation
12 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 4 (16.67%) MATLAB
12 4 (16.67%) OO
12 4 (16.67%) .NET
12 4 (16.67%) C#

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 8 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) S-PLUS
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) SPSS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Retail
3 12 (50.00%) Local Government
4 6 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.17%) Marketing
7 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Analyst
2 15 (62.50%) Graduate
3 11 (45.83%) Graduate Analyst
4 9 (37.50%) Junior
4 9 (37.50%) Junior Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) Graduate Test Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) Junior Test Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Qualitative Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Quantitative Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Statistical Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Graduate Business Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) Mathematics
2 15 (62.50%) Psychology
3 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
3 13 (54.17%) Physics
4 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
5 4 (16.67%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (16.67%) Credit Risk
5 4 (16.67%) Derivative
5 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (16.67%) Statistics
6 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Business Analysis
2 13 (54.17%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 8 (33.33%) Operations Research
5 7 (29.17%) Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Black-Scholes
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Monte Carlo Method
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) Presales
6 4 (16.67%) Stress Testing
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Campaign Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Line Management
7 3 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) R
2 7 (29.17%) VBA
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe
1 3 (12.50%) Google
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft