The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 409 379 414
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +35
Permanent jobs citing Economics 33 43 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.70% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 29
Average salary £41,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £19,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +40.62%
Economics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6761 6157 6996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.96% 28.97% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5121 4983 5878
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Economics
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Economics Salary Trend in the South East

Economics
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Economics across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Economics Salary Histogram in the South East

Economics
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £37,500 +59.57%
Berkshire -6 8 - - 1
Surrey -10 7 £52,500 +47.88% 1
Kent - 4 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire -3 3 £23,000 -29.23% 1
West Sussex -3 1 £25,000 +19.04%
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 50 (79.37%) Degree
2 33 (52.38%) Mathematics
3 31 (49.21%) Statistics
3 31 (49.21%) Finance
4 30 (47.62%) Computer Science
5 23 (36.51%) C#
5 23 (36.51%) .NET
6 20 (31.75%) HTML
6 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
6 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
6 20 (31.75%) CSS
6 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (30.16%) jQuery
7 19 (30.16%) Marketing
8 17 (26.98%) Ajax
8 17 (26.98%) .NET Framework
8 17 (26.98%) CMS
8 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
8 17 (26.98%) RDBMS
8 17 (26.98%) Razor View Engine
8 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 17 (26.98%) Relational Database
9 16 (25.40%) SQL
9 16 (25.40%) MVC
10 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
11 11 (17.46%) Project Management
12 10 (15.87%) Analytics
13 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
13 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
14 7 (11.11%) IPv6

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 17 (26.98%) CMS
2 3 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 6 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) SPSS
4 1 (1.59%) Simulink
4 1 (1.59%) Stata
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) Maple
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.59%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.59%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) 3GPP
1 7 (11.11%) IPv6
1 7 (11.11%) Network Security
1 7 (11.11%) LTE
1 7 (11.11%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
1 17 (26.98%) RDBMS
1 17 (26.98%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.59%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
General
1 31 (49.21%) Finance
2 19 (30.16%) Marketing
3 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.52%) Advertising
5 2 (3.17%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Law
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Analyst
2 22 (34.92%) Developer
3 14 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (20.63%) Developer Analyst
4 13 (20.63%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 13 (20.63%) .NET Software Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) Analyst Programmer
4 13 (20.63%) Programmer
4 13 (20.63%) Software Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) .NET Programmer
4 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 11 (17.46%) Graduate
6 7 (11.11%) Architect
6 7 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 7 (11.11%) Network Architect
6 7 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (9.52%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (36.51%) .NET
2 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
2 20 (31.75%) CSS
2 20 (31.75%) HTML
2 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (30.16%) jQuery
4 17 (26.98%) Razor View Engine
4 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 17 (26.98%) Ajax
4 17 (26.98%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.76%) Velocity
6 2 (3.17%) WPF
6 2 (3.17%) XML
6 2 (3.17%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (52.38%) Mathematics
2 31 (49.21%) Statistics
3 30 (47.62%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) Xbox
5 3 (4.76%) Physics
6 1 (1.59%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.59%) Biology
6 1 (1.59%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) MVC
2 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.46%) Project Management
4 10 (15.87%) Analytics
5 7 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 7 (11.11%) SWOT Analysis
6 6 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.94%) Web Development
8 4 (6.35%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (6.35%) Product Management
8 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.76%) Scrum
9 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.76%) DSDM
9 3 (4.76%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.76%) Kanban
9 3 (4.76%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) C#
2 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.40%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) VBA
5 1 (1.59%) Fortran
5 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.59%) Pascal
5 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.59%) C++
5 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (79.37%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.35%) CFA
4 3 (4.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) TOWER Software
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) Misys
5 1 (1.59%) Minitab
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