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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 663 651 609
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -42
Permanent jobs citing Economics 247 302 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.63% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 182 236 220
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £67,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +14.13%

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
43687 47600 43875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.71% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34679 37791 35687
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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 -18 216 £50,000 -4.76% 46
London -24 147 £58,500 +6.36% 31
South East +20 44 £36,500 -30.47% 5
City of London +23 36 £45,000 -40.78% 12
County Antrim - 17 - -
Belfast - 17 - -
Northern Ireland - 17 - -
Berkshire +10 15 £53,750 -17.30% 1
Hampshire - 11 £36,500 - 1
Surrey -1 9 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Scotland +11 8 £35,000 +40.00%
Edinburgh +10 8 £35,000 +40.00%
East of England +12 7 £48,000 +54.83% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £23,500 -7.84% 1
Reading +4 6 £53,750 -
Milton Keynes -12 5 £23,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £48,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £38,250 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £38,250 - 1
South West -14 4 £37,750 -6.79% 5
West Midlands -26 4 £32,500 -13.33%
Nottingham - 4 £27,500 - 1
North West -20 3 £26,500 -29.33% 1
Birmingham -25 3 £32,500 -15.58%
Dorking - 3 £35,000 -
Bristol -19 2 £26,250 -35.18% 1
Bromley - 2 £29,000 -
Feltham - 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 £46,250 - 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £46,250 - 4

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 351 (76.14%) Degree
2 237 (51.41%) Finance
3 212 (45.99%) Mathematics
4 187 (40.56%) Analytical Skills
5 186 (40.35%) SQL
6 178 (38.61%) Analytics
7 153 (33.19%) Statistics
8 126 (27.33%) Computer Science
9 123 (26.68%) SAS
10 110 (23.86%) Marketing
11 82 (17.79%) Project Management
12 80 (17.35%) Business Intelligence
13 74 (16.05%) SPSS
13 74 (16.05%) Data Analysis
14 67 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
14 67 (14.53%) R
15 65 (14.10%) Retail
16 60 (13.02%) Business Analysis
17 59 (12.80%) Banking
18 54 (11.71%) Physics
19 53 (11.50%) MS Excel
20 52 (11.28%) Python
20 52 (11.28%) Visualisation
21 50 (10.85%) Data Mining
21 50 (10.85%) Tableau
22 49 (10.63%) Java
22 49 (10.63%) SAP
22 49 (10.63%) Operations Research
23 44 (9.54%) VBA
24 43 (9.33%) C++

Economics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 123 (26.68%) SAS
2 14 (3.04%) Apache Pig
3 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.08%) Drupal
4 4 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.65%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (0.65%) CMS
5 3 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.65%) IIS
6 2 (0.43%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 74 (16.05%) SPSS
2 53 (11.50%) MS Excel
3 40 (8.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (7.16%) MS Office
5 7 (1.52%) CPLEX
6 5 (1.08%) Stata
7 4 (0.87%) Vensim
8 3 (0.65%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.65%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.65%) Simulink
8 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.43%) MS Project
10 1 (0.22%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.22%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.22%) Weka
Business Applications
1 15 (3.25%) HiInvest
1 15 (3.25%) HiPerformance
1 15 (3.25%) HiPortfolio
1 15 (3.25%) Decalog
1 15 (3.25%) LongView
1 15 (3.25%) LatentZero
1 15 (3.25%) MultiFonds
1 15 (3.25%) Front Arena
1 15 (3.25%) Beauchamp
1 15 (3.25%) PORTIA
1 15 (3.25%) thinkFolio
1 15 (3.25%) Eagle PACE
1 15 (3.25%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 15 (3.25%) Advent Moxy
1 15 (3.25%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.95%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 7 (1.52%) SAP AFS
4 5 (1.08%) Exchequer
4 5 (1.08%) SAP PM
5 4 (0.87%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.17%) SaaS
1 10 (2.17%) PaaS
1 10 (2.17%) IaaS
2 9 (1.95%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.52%) Terremark
4 5 (1.08%) Office 365
5 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.82%) Broadband
2 8 (1.74%) Internet
3 7 (1.52%) OpenFlow
4 6 (1.30%) WebEx
5 3 (0.65%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.85%) Data Mining
2 40 (8.68%) Big Data
3 35 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (7.16%) SQL Server
4 33 (7.16%) QlikView
5 32 (6.94%) Hadoop
6 19 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.47%) Base SAS
8 14 (3.04%) OLAP
9 11 (2.39%) Data Mart
9 11 (2.39%) Apache Hive
10 10 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.74%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 7 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.52%) Text Mining
13 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.30%) MS Access
13 6 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.08%) JIRA
2 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.22%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.22%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) MSTest
4 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 237 (51.41%) Finance
2 110 (23.86%) Marketing
3 65 (14.10%) Retail
4 59 (12.80%) Banking
5 43 (9.33%) Telecoms
6 30 (6.51%) Investment Banking
7 19 (4.12%) Front Office
8 14 (3.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (3.04%) Manufacturing
9 13 (2.82%) Law
9 13 (2.82%) Financial Institution
10 11 (2.39%) Automotive
11 10 (2.17%) Aerospace
11 10 (2.17%) Legal
12 8 (1.74%) Back Office
13 4 (0.87%) Advertising
13 4 (0.87%) German Language
14 3 (0.65%) Games
15 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (40.13%) Analyst
2 60 (13.02%) Consultant
3 58 (12.58%) Business Analyst
4 45 (9.76%) Developer
5 43 (9.33%) Data Analyst
6 38 (8.24%) Data Scientist
7 35 (7.59%) Graduate
8 30 (6.51%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (4.34%) Architect
10 18 (3.90%) Insight Analyst
11 15 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (2.82%) Market Analyst
13 10 (2.17%) Data Consultant
13 10 (2.17%) Programmer
13 10 (2.17%) Java Developer
14 9 (1.95%) SAP Consultant
14 9 (1.95%) Project Manager
14 9 (1.95%) Programme Manager
14 9 (1.95%) Delivery Manager
15 8 (1.74%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.72%) .NET
2 18 (3.90%) HTML
3 16 (3.47%) CSS
4 11 (2.39%) Web Services
5 8 (1.74%) Spring
5 8 (1.74%) Struts
5 8 (1.74%) J2EE
5 8 (1.74%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.74%) Struts2
6 6 (1.30%) XML
6 6 (1.30%) D3.js
7 5 (1.08%) XMPP
8 4 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.65%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (0.43%) BREW
10 2 (0.43%) Middleware
10 2 (0.43%) JNI
10 2 (0.43%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Thrift
11 1 (0.22%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 212 (45.99%) Mathematics
2 187 (40.56%) Analytical Skills
3 153 (33.19%) Statistics
4 126 (27.33%) Computer Science
5 54 (11.71%) Physics
6 52 (11.28%) Visualisation
7 34 (7.38%) Psychology
8 32 (6.94%) Algorithms
9 23 (4.99%) Management Information System
10 18 (3.90%) Digital Media
11 15 (3.25%) Applied Mathematics
11 15 (3.25%) Neural Network
12 14 (3.04%) Social Media
13 13 (2.82%) Data Extraction
14 12 (2.60%) Credit Risk
15 11 (2.39%) Derivative
15 11 (2.39%) User Experience
16 10 (2.17%) Chemistry
17 8 (1.74%) Data Integration
17 8 (1.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.34%) Linux
2 15 (3.25%) UNIX
3 12 (2.60%) Windows
4 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (38.61%) Analytics
2 82 (17.79%) Project Management
3 80 (17.35%) Business Intelligence
4 74 (16.05%) Data Analysis
5 67 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (13.02%) Business Analysis
7 49 (10.63%) Operations Research
8 39 (8.46%) Data Modelling
9 34 (7.38%) Statistical Modelling
10 32 (6.94%) Predictive Analytics
11 29 (6.29%) Predictive Modelling
12 26 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (5.42%) Data Analytics
14 23 (4.99%) ITIL
15 22 (4.77%) Statistical Analysis
16 21 (4.56%) Logistics
16 21 (4.56%) Software Engineering
16 21 (4.56%) Asset Management
16 21 (4.56%) Logistic Regression
17 20 (4.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 186 (40.35%) SQL
2 67 (14.53%) R
3 52 (11.28%) Python
4 49 (10.63%) Java
5 44 (9.54%) VBA
6 43 (9.33%) C++
7 35 (7.59%) C#
8 18 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 15 (3.25%) JavaScript
9 15 (3.25%) MATLAB
10 13 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.17%) Perl
12 9 (1.95%) C
13 7 (1.52%) PHP
13 7 (1.52%) Scala
14 6 (1.30%) Ruby
15 5 (1.08%) Clojure
16 3 (0.65%) SAS Macro
17 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 351 (76.14%) Degree
2 22 (4.77%) MBA
2 22 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.34%) PhD
4 17 (3.69%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.60%) Postgraduate
6 9 (1.95%) CIMA
7 8 (1.74%) CISA
7 8 (1.74%) CISM
8 7 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.30%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.08%) CISSP
11 4 (0.87%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.65%) CISMP
12 3 (0.65%) CFA
12 3 (0.65%) APMP
13 2 (0.43%) ISEB
14 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.22%) PMP
14 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.59%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.08%) Basel II
2 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.08%) COBIT
2 5 (1.08%) MiFID
2 5 (1.08%) EMIR
2 5 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.43%) AIFMD
3 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.22%) vCloud
2 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) OPNET
1 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (10.85%) Tableau
2 49 (10.63%) SAP
3 41 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 34 (7.38%) Oracle
5 19 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (3.69%) SunGard
7 16 (3.47%) Charles River
7 16 (3.47%) Google
8 15 (3.25%) StatPro
8 15 (3.25%) Linedata
8 15 (3.25%) Misys
8 15 (3.25%) Fidessa
8 15 (3.25%) RIMES
8 15 (3.25%) IGEFI
8 15 (3.25%) SimCorp
8 15 (3.25%) Advent
8 15 (3.25%) BI-SAM
9 10 (2.17%) Cognos
9 10 (2.17%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.95%) IBM
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