The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 599 613 630
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Economics 324 279 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.78% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 233 211 237
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +53.84%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36984 35589 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.56% 32.71% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29344 28826 32914
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 25 July 2014 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 25 July 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
England +9 307 £52,500 +14.13% 44
London +11 210 £57,500 +27.77% 28
City of London +32 74 £72,500 +81.25% 11
South East -26 34 £52,500 +5.00% 2
North West +15 26 £21,250 -50.00% 8
West Midlands -6 21 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Cheshire - 18 £20,000 - 6
Birmingham -4 14 £42,500 -29.16%
Chester - 14 £20,000 - 5
Surrey -6 13 £52,500 +47.88%
East of England +3 10 £31,000 -38.00%
Buckinghamshire +3 10 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Reigate -4 10 £52,500 -8.69%
Scotland -14 8 £25,000 -52.38% 2
Norfolk - 8 £31,000 -
Norwich - 8 £31,000 -
Berkshire +1 7 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Milton Keynes -3 7 £27,500 -45.00%
Edinburgh -12 7 £25,000 -52.38% 1
Yorkshire -44 7 £70,000 +115.38% 2
Guildford +9 6 £52,500 -
Croydon - 6 £52,500 -
Manchester -1 4 - - 1
Sheffield -2 4 £70,000 -
Reading -6 4 - - 1
South Yorkshire -7 4 £70,000 +75.00%
Coventry - 4 £46,000 - 2
Oxfordshire 0 3 £23,000 -41.02%
South West -28 3 £25,000 -50.00% 1
West Yorkshire -36 3 £47,500 +90.00% 2

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 463 (77.17%) Degree
2 361 (60.17%) Finance
3 297 (49.50%) Mathematics
4 237 (39.50%) Statistics
5 235 (39.17%) Analytics
6 193 (32.17%) SQL
7 187 (31.17%) Computer Science
8 173 (28.83%) Marketing
9 144 (24.00%) SAS
10 111 (18.50%) Data Analysis
11 104 (17.33%) SPSS
12 98 (16.33%) Business Analysis
13 74 (12.33%) Physics
14 72 (12.00%) PhD
15 69 (11.50%) Statistical Modelling
16 68 (11.33%) Retail
17 67 (11.17%) R
18 66 (11.00%) Data Mining
19 65 (10.83%) Visualisation
20 62 (10.33%) MS Excel
20 62 (10.33%) Predictive Modelling
21 60 (10.00%) Data Modelling
21 60 (10.00%) Project Management
22 58 (9.67%) Python
23 56 (9.33%) E-Commerce
24 53 (8.83%) Relational Database
25 51 (8.50%) Banking
25 51 (8.50%) Logistic Regression
26 50 (8.33%) Operations Research
26 50 (8.33%) C#

Economics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 144 (24.00%) SAS
2 27 (4.50%) CMS
3 14 (2.33%) Apache Pig
4 9 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.17%) Lync
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 104 (17.33%) SPSS
2 62 (10.33%) MS Excel
3 44 (7.33%) MS Office
4 38 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (5.67%) CPLEX
6 21 (3.50%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (1.33%) MS Project
8 5 (0.83%) Vensim
9 3 (0.50%) Stata
9 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.50%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 34 (5.67%) Google Analytics
2 33 (5.50%) WebTrends
3 8 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.83%) SiteCatalyst
5 4 (0.67%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.50%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.50%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.33%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.33%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.17%) Summit
8 1 (0.17%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.17%) Kondor+
8 1 (0.17%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.33%) Force.com
3 1 (0.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.83%) Internet
2 8 (1.33%) Network Security
2 8 (1.33%) LTE
2 8 (1.33%) 3GPP
2 8 (1.33%) IPv6
3 4 (0.67%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.67%) Ethereal
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.00%) Data Mining
2 53 (8.83%) Relational Database
3 48 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 42 (7.00%) Big Data
4 42 (7.00%) SQL Server
5 21 (3.50%) RDBMS
6 20 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.67%) MySQL
8 10 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 9 (1.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 9 (1.50%) Base SAS
10 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.33%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.33%) MS Access
10 8 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.17%) OLAP
11 7 (1.17%) RapidMiner
12 6 (1.00%) SAP BW
12 6 (1.00%) SAP BI
13 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (0.67%) Selenium
1 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.33%) JUnit
General
1 361 (60.17%) Finance
2 173 (28.83%) Marketing
3 68 (11.33%) Retail
4 51 (8.50%) Banking
5 23 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.67%) Advertising
7 16 (2.67%) Games
7 16 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.67%) German Language
7 16 (2.67%) Italian Language
7 16 (2.67%) Spanish Language
8 13 (2.17%) Legal
9 10 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.50%) Law
11 8 (1.33%) Front Office
11 8 (1.33%) Billing
11 8 (1.33%) French Language
12 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.67%) Publishing
12 4 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 249 (41.50%) Analyst
2 70 (11.67%) Consultant
3 66 (11.00%) Developer
4 52 (8.67%) Data Scientist
5 50 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 38 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
7 36 (6.00%) Graduate
8 32 (5.33%) Insight Analyst
9 31 (5.17%) Data Analyst
10 27 (4.50%) Developer Analyst
11 21 (3.50%) SAS Analyst
11 21 (3.50%) .NET Developer
12 19 (3.17%) Excel Developer
13 18 (3.00%) Web Analyst
13 18 (3.00%) Excel VBA Developer
13 18 (3.00%) VBA Developer
13 18 (3.00%) Programmer
14 17 (2.83%) Senior Consultant
14 17 (2.83%) Software Engineer
14 17 (2.83%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.00%) .NET
2 37 (6.17%) HTML
3 32 (5.33%) CSS
4 30 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 27 (4.50%) jQuery
6 22 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (3.50%) Razor View Engine
7 21 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 21 (3.50%) Ajax
7 21 (3.50%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.33%) Natural Language Processing
8 8 (1.33%) MapReduce
9 6 (1.00%) SAP MI
9 6 (1.00%) XML
10 3 (0.50%) Web Services
10 3 (0.50%) COM
11 2 (0.33%) Spring
11 2 (0.33%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.33%) JSON
11 2 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 297 (49.50%) Mathematics
2 237 (39.50%) Statistics
3 187 (31.17%) Computer Science
4 74 (12.33%) Physics
5 65 (10.83%) Visualisation
6 41 (6.83%) Applied Mathematics
7 40 (6.67%) Digital Media
8 39 (6.50%) Credit Risk
9 31 (5.17%) Management Information System
10 30 (5.00%) Neural Network
11 16 (2.67%) Derivative
12 14 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (2.00%) Informatics
13 12 (2.00%) Social Media
14 11 (1.83%) FMCG
14 11 (1.83%) Market Risk
15 9 (1.50%) Psychology
15 9 (1.50%) Hedge funds
16 8 (1.33%) Blog
17 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.83%) UNIX
2 7 (1.17%) Windows
3 5 (0.83%) Linux
4 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.33%) Android
5 1 (0.17%) AIX
5 1 (0.17%) HPUX
5 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (39.17%) Analytics
2 111 (18.50%) Data Analysis
3 98 (16.33%) Business Analysis
4 69 (11.50%) Statistical Modelling
5 62 (10.33%) Predictive Modelling
6 60 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 60 (10.00%) Project Management
7 56 (9.33%) E-Commerce
8 51 (8.50%) Logistic Regression
9 50 (8.33%) Operations Research
10 43 (7.17%) Web Analytics
11 40 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (6.67%) Customer Insight
11 40 (6.67%) Customer Segmentation
12 37 (6.17%) Statistical Analysis
12 37 (6.17%) Cluster Analysis
13 36 (6.00%) Risk Management
14 35 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (5.83%) Econometrics
15 34 (5.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 193 (32.17%) SQL
2 67 (11.17%) R
3 58 (9.67%) Python
4 50 (8.33%) C#
5 46 (7.67%) C++
6 42 (7.00%) MATLAB
7 40 (6.67%) VBA
8 39 (6.50%) Java
9 37 (6.17%) JavaScript
10 15 (2.50%) Ruby
11 10 (1.67%) Clojure
12 8 (1.33%) C
13 6 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.00%) VB
14 4 (0.67%) Perl
14 4 (0.67%) PHP
15 3 (0.50%) SAS Macro
16 2 (0.33%) Groovy
16 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 463 (77.17%) Degree
2 72 (12.00%) PhD
3 22 (3.67%) CFA
4 15 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (2.33%) CISA
6 8 (1.33%) APMP
7 4 (0.67%) CIMA
7 4 (0.67%) ACCA
7 4 (0.67%) ISEB
8 3 (0.50%) MBA
9 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.33%) CBAP
9 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.50%) QA
2 10 (1.67%) SLA
3 5 (0.83%) Basel III
4 3 (0.50%) IAS 39
5 2 (0.33%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.33%) COREP
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) EMIR
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) GAAP
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.67%) Nmap
1 4 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) Nessus
1 4 (0.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 45 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.17%) Google
3 20 (3.33%) Tableau
4 19 (3.17%) Coremetrics
4 19 (3.17%) Oracle
5 16 (2.67%) Adobe
6 15 (2.50%) SAP
7 14 (2.33%) DoubleClick
8 13 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.50%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.17%) SunGard
10 7 (1.17%) Avaya
10 7 (1.17%) Genesys
10 7 (1.17%) Omniture
11 6 (1.00%) IBM
11 6 (1.00%) Dell
12 5 (0.83%) SIMUL8
13 4 (0.67%) TOWER Software
13 4 (0.67%) Facebook
13 4 (0.67%) Sun
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6K Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 100k OTE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £180000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + market
Posted: 6 days ago