The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 666 656 644
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Economics 215 242 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.60% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 152 164 180
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,750 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Economics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Economics within the UK.

Economics Salary Trend in the UK

Economics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Economics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Economics Salary Histogram in the UK

Economics
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England -38 196 £58,500 +11.42% 45
London -15 125 £60,000 +20.00% 29
City of London +10 27 £58,500 +6.36% 13
South East -37 21 £45,000 -14.28% 5
North West -3 19 £67,500 +80.00% 3
East of England +2 15 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Cheshire +6 12 £67,500 +125.00%
Edinburgh +18 11 £39,000 -
Scotland +13 11 £39,000 -
Knutsford - 9 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire - 9 £35,000 - 2
Berkshire -14 8 £87,500 +12.90% 1
West Midlands -39 8 £34,750 -33.80% 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £60,000 -
Manchester -8 7 £22,500 -19.64% 2
Coventry -16 7 £36,000 -2.70% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 5 - -
Reading -1 5 £90,000 -
Cambridge -4 4 - -
Oxford - 4 £29,320 - 1
South Wales -13 3 £30,000 -
Wales -14 3 £30,000 -
Surrey -22 3 £62,500 +19.04%
Watford - 3 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £30,000 -
Leeds 0 2 £38,750 +10.71%
West Yorkshire -5 2 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Yorkshire -12 2 £38,750 +23.01% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £28,500 -
Staines - 2 £65,000 -

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 350 (67.70%) Degree
2 271 (52.42%) Finance
3 220 (42.55%) Analytical Skills
4 212 (41.01%) Mathematics
5 152 (29.40%) Analytics
6 140 (27.08%) SQL
7 129 (24.95%) Statistics
8 128 (24.76%) Marketing
9 125 (24.18%) Computer Science
10 105 (20.31%) SAS
11 81 (15.67%) Data Analysis
12 66 (12.77%) SPSS
13 56 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (10.64%) Microsoft
14 55 (10.64%) Project Management
14 55 (10.64%) Business Analysis
15 54 (10.44%) MS Excel
16 50 (9.67%) Retail
16 50 (9.67%) Visualisation
17 49 (9.48%) Banking
18 46 (8.90%) Risk Management
19 44 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
20 42 (8.12%) Physics
20 42 (8.12%) Statistical Modelling
21 41 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
21 41 (7.93%) VBA
22 40 (7.74%) Telecoms
23 39 (7.54%) Data Mining
24 38 (7.35%) R
25 37 (7.16%) C++

Economics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 105 (20.31%) SAS
2 16 (3.09%) Apache Pig
3 7 (1.35%) Drupal
4 3 (0.58%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.39%) WordPress
5 2 (0.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (12.77%) SPSS
2 54 (10.44%) MS Excel
3 30 (5.80%) MS Office
4 29 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.51%) CPLEX
6 9 (1.74%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.35%) FastStats
8 5 (0.97%) MS Project
9 3 (0.58%) EViews
10 2 (0.39%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.39%) Stata
10 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.19%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.19%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 24 (4.64%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.35%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 4 (0.77%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.35%) SaaS
2 7 (1.35%) PaaS
2 7 (1.35%) IaaS
2 7 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.77%) Terremark
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.45%) Unified Communications
2 15 (2.90%) Network Security
3 11 (2.13%) Software-Defined Networking
3 11 (2.13%) 3GPP
3 11 (2.13%) IPv6
3 11 (2.13%) LTE
4 8 (1.55%) Firewall
5 7 (1.35%) Internet
6 6 (1.16%) LAN
6 6 (1.16%) MPLS
7 5 (0.97%) SMS
8 4 (0.77%) OpenFlow
8 4 (0.77%) Broadband
9 3 (0.58%) VoIP
10 2 (0.39%) FTP
10 2 (0.39%) Extranet
11 1 (0.19%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.54%) Data Mining
2 32 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.22%) Big Data
4 26 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 19 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.74%) OLAP
9 8 (1.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 7 (1.35%) MySQL
11 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 5 (0.97%) Base SAS
12 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.58%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.58%) QlikView
15 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) JIRA
1 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.19%) Subversion
2 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.19%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.19%) ReSharper
General
1 271 (52.42%) Finance
2 128 (24.76%) Marketing
3 50 (9.67%) Retail
4 49 (9.48%) Banking
5 40 (7.74%) Telecoms
6 35 (6.77%) Advertising
7 25 (4.84%) Financial Institution
8 23 (4.45%) Law
9 21 (4.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (4.06%) Front Office
10 19 (3.68%) Legal
11 17 (3.29%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.55%) Games
13 7 (1.35%) Spanish Language
13 7 (1.35%) Retail Banking
14 6 (1.16%) German Language
14 6 (1.16%) Back Office
15 5 (0.97%) French Language
16 4 (0.77%) Automotive
16 4 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (31.14%) Analyst
2 62 (11.99%) Consultant
3 40 (7.74%) Business Analyst
4 38 (7.35%) Developer
5 34 (6.58%) Data Analyst
6 29 (5.61%) Data Scientist
7 27 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
7 27 (5.22%) Graduate
8 24 (4.64%) Solutions Consultant
8 24 (4.64%) Architect
9 20 (3.87%) Programme Manager
10 19 (3.68%) Project Manager
11 18 (3.48%) Insight Analyst
12 15 (2.90%) C# Developer
12 15 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (2.90%) Senior Manager
12 15 (2.90%) Market Analyst
13 11 (2.13%) Statistician
13 11 (2.13%) Network Architect
13 11 (2.13%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.61%) .NET
2 18 (3.48%) ASP.NET
3 13 (2.51%) HTML
4 10 (1.93%) CSS
4 10 (1.93%) Web Services
5 9 (1.74%) XML
6 7 (1.35%) WPF
7 6 (1.16%) SOAP
8 5 (0.97%) WinForms
8 5 (0.97%) Velocity
9 3 (0.58%) jQuery
9 3 (0.58%) MDX
10 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.39%) DOM
10 2 (0.39%) COM
11 1 (0.19%) Middleware
11 1 (0.19%) EJB
11 1 (0.19%) JSP
11 1 (0.19%) ADO.NET
11 1 (0.19%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 220 (42.55%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (41.01%) Mathematics
3 129 (24.95%) Statistics
4 125 (24.18%) Computer Science
5 50 (9.67%) Visualisation
6 42 (8.12%) Physics
7 33 (6.38%) User Experience
8 32 (6.19%) Credit Risk
9 25 (4.84%) Digital Media
10 21 (4.06%) Psychology
11 20 (3.87%) Chemistry
12 19 (3.68%) Management Information System
12 19 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (3.68%) Mobile App
13 18 (3.48%) Algorithms
14 17 (3.29%) Applied Mathematics
15 16 (3.09%) Neural Network
16 15 (2.90%) Derivative
17 14 (2.71%) Informatics
18 13 (2.51%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.32%) Linux
2 11 (2.13%) UNIX
3 9 (1.74%) Windows
4 6 (1.16%) Solaris
5 1 (0.19%) Android
5 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (29.40%) Analytics
2 81 (15.67%) Data Analysis
3 56 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (10.64%) Project Management
4 55 (10.64%) Business Analysis
5 46 (8.90%) Risk Management
6 42 (8.12%) Statistical Modelling
7 41 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (6.00%) Business Development
8 31 (6.00%) Statistical Analysis
9 30 (5.80%) Data Modelling
10 29 (5.61%) E-Commerce
11 28 (5.42%) Predictive Modelling
11 28 (5.42%) Econometrics
11 28 (5.42%) Service Management
12 27 (5.22%) Operations Research
13 25 (4.84%) Customer Insight
14 24 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (4.64%) Change Management
15 23 (4.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 140 (27.08%) SQL
2 41 (7.93%) VBA
3 38 (7.35%) R
4 37 (7.16%) C++
5 35 (6.77%) Java
6 32 (6.19%) C#
7 30 (5.80%) Python
8 22 (4.26%) MATLAB
9 16 (3.09%) VB.NET
10 15 (2.90%) Ruby
11 14 (2.71%) JavaScript
12 13 (2.51%) Clojure
13 12 (2.32%) C
14 11 (2.13%) PHP
14 11 (2.13%) VB
15 2 (0.39%) PHP5
15 2 (0.39%) Perl
15 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.19%) XAML
16 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 350 (67.70%) Degree
2 31 (6.00%) PhD
3 24 (4.64%) MBA
4 8 (1.55%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.35%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.16%) JNCIE
6 6 (1.16%) CISSP
6 6 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.16%) CCIE
6 6 (1.16%) CCNP
6 6 (1.16%) CCDP
7 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.77%) CIMA
7 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.58%) ACCA
8 3 (0.58%) HNC
8 3 (0.58%) HND
8 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.26%) SLA
2 17 (3.29%) QA
3 6 (1.16%) Basel II
4 5 (0.97%) EMIR
5 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) GAAP
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (1.16%) vCloud
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.19%) Nmap
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Nessus
1 1 (0.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 55 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
3 29 (5.61%) Google
4 23 (4.45%) Oracle
5 21 (4.06%) Genesys
5 21 (4.06%) Verint
6 20 (3.87%) Mitel
6 20 (3.87%) Avaya
7 18 (3.48%) iRise
7 18 (3.48%) CA
8 8 (1.55%) Facebook
9 6 (1.16%) Tableau
9 6 (1.16%) Sybase
9 6 (1.16%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.97%) SAP
11 4 (0.77%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.77%) Coremetrics
11 4 (0.77%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.77%) Ericsson
12 3 (0.58%) Adobe
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Aerotek
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + OTE £38,000 2nd Year OTE £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 per annum + Great OTE to £70/80k
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago