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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 639 661 625
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Permanent jobs citing Economics 269 226 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.53% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 178 183 221
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.09%

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
42746 42966 44777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.58% 39.25% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34484 34342 37475
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +4 257 £47,500 +18.75% 37
London +55 183 £52,500 +23.52% 17
South East -13 36 £49,500 +54.68% 11
City of London +49 34 £60,000 +50.00% 7
Berkshire +17 13 £75,000 +3.44% 3
West Midlands -18 13 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Oxfordshire +21 12 £23,000 +15.00% 2
Reading +4 9 - -
Coventry -5 9 £40,000 +8.10% 1
East of England -18 9 £43,000 +38.70% 2
Oxford +21 8 £22,750 +13.75%
North West -9 6 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Surrey -17 5 £60,000 +0.41% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £58,750 - 1
South Wales +15 3 £35,000 - 3
Wales +8 3 £35,000 - 3
Kent -4 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Cheshire -7 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Edinburgh -8 3 £39,000 +62.50% 1
Scotland -8 3 £39,000 +62.50% 4
South West -12 3 £45,000 +125.00%
Yorkshire -40 3 £24,000 - 3
Cardiff - 3 £35,000 - 3
Norfolk +12 2 £31,000 -
Norwich +8 2 £31,000 -
Manchester -14 2 £36,250 +51.04% 2
Birmingham -36 2 £46,750 -10.95%
Canterbury - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £115,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £24,000 -

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 412 (68.44%) Degree
2 312 (51.83%) Finance
3 284 (47.18%) Mathematics
4 255 (42.36%) Analytical Skills
5 211 (35.05%) Analytics
6 182 (30.23%) Marketing
7 181 (30.07%) SQL
8 175 (29.07%) Statistics
9 142 (23.59%) Computer Science
10 137 (22.76%) SAS
11 110 (18.27%) Data Analysis
12 87 (14.45%) SPSS
13 82 (13.62%) Business Analysis
14 75 (12.46%) Project Management
15 73 (12.13%) Physics
16 68 (11.30%) Retail
17 66 (10.96%) MS Excel
18 59 (9.80%) Data Modelling
18 59 (9.80%) Microsoft
19 58 (9.63%) Risk Management
20 57 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
21 56 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
21 56 (9.30%) Visualisation
22 54 (8.97%) VBA
23 52 (8.64%) PhD
23 52 (8.64%) Statistical Modelling
24 51 (8.47%) Data Mining
25 50 (8.31%) Banking
26 49 (8.14%) Python
27 48 (7.97%) E-Commerce

Economics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 137 (22.76%) SAS
2 22 (3.65%) Apache Pig
3 11 (1.83%) CMS
4 8 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.00%) Drupal
6 4 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.33%) WordPress
9 1 (0.17%) Lync
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 87 (14.45%) SPSS
2 66 (10.96%) MS Excel
3 37 (6.15%) MS Office
4 30 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (4.49%) CPLEX
6 9 (1.50%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (1.16%) FastStats
8 7 (1.16%) MS Project
9 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.33%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.17%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.17%) Simulink
11 1 (0.17%) Stata
11 1 (0.17%) Maple
11 1 (0.17%) Weka
11 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 44 (7.31%) Google Analytics
2 13 (2.16%) WebTrends
3 7 (1.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.17%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.50%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.32%) Unified Communications
2 21 (3.49%) Network Security
3 16 (2.66%) LTE
3 16 (2.66%) Software-Defined Networking
3 16 (2.66%) 3GPP
3 16 (2.66%) IPv6
4 11 (1.83%) Internet
5 6 (1.00%) MPLS
5 6 (1.00%) Firewall
5 6 (1.00%) LAN
6 5 (0.83%) SMS
7 3 (0.50%) VoIP
7 3 (0.50%) Ethereal
8 2 (0.33%) Extranet
8 2 (0.33%) FTP
9 1 (0.17%) VPN
9 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.47%) Data Mining
2 40 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (6.48%) Hadoop
4 36 (5.98%) Big Data
4 36 (5.98%) Relational Database
5 28 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 13 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.99%) MySQL
7 12 (1.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 11 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 9 (1.50%) OLAP
9 9 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.33%) Base SAS
10 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.00%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.33%) Selenium
2 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.17%) JUnit
3 1 (0.17%) Subversion
3 1 (0.17%) ReSharper
General
1 312 (51.83%) Finance
2 182 (30.23%) Marketing
3 68 (11.30%) Retail
4 50 (8.31%) Banking
5 40 (6.64%) Advertising
6 35 (5.81%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.65%) Legal
8 20 (3.32%) Law
9 17 (2.82%) Investment Banking
10 14 (2.33%) Spanish Language
11 13 (2.16%) Games
12 12 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.99%) Front Office
13 9 (1.50%) Financial Institution
14 8 (1.33%) Italian Language
14 8 (1.33%) French Language
15 7 (1.16%) German Language
16 6 (1.00%) Automotive
17 5 (0.83%) Publishing
18 4 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 218 (36.21%) Analyst
2 69 (11.46%) Consultant
3 53 (8.80%) Business Analyst
4 50 (8.31%) Data Analyst
5 42 (6.98%) Developer
6 35 (5.81%) Data Scientist
7 34 (5.65%) Senior Analyst
8 33 (5.48%) Architect
9 30 (4.98%) Graduate
10 26 (4.32%) Solutions Consultant
11 20 (3.32%) Insight Analyst
12 17 (2.82%) Project Manager
12 17 (2.82%) Programme Manager
13 16 (2.66%) Senior Manager
13 16 (2.66%) Security Architect
13 16 (2.66%) Network Architect
13 16 (2.66%) Web Analyst
13 16 (2.66%) Network Security Architect
14 14 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (2.16%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.49%) .NET
2 21 (3.49%) ASP.NET
3 18 (2.99%) HTML
4 13 (2.16%) CSS
5 11 (1.83%) jQuery
6 8 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.16%) WPF
7 7 (1.16%) Web Services
8 6 (1.00%) SOAP
9 5 (0.83%) WinForms
9 5 (0.83%) Velocity
9 5 (0.83%) Ajax
9 5 (0.83%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.83%) XML
9 5 (0.83%) COM
9 5 (0.83%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (0.66%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (0.33%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.33%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 284 (47.18%) Mathematics
2 255 (42.36%) Analytical Skills
3 175 (29.07%) Statistics
4 142 (23.59%) Computer Science
5 73 (12.13%) Physics
6 56 (9.30%) Visualisation
7 46 (7.64%) Credit Risk
8 41 (6.81%) Digital Media
9 31 (5.15%) Applied Mathematics
10 30 (4.98%) Algorithms
10 30 (4.98%) User Experience
11 27 (4.49%) Neural Network
12 24 (3.99%) Derivative
12 24 (3.99%) Chemistry
13 22 (3.65%) Psychology
14 18 (2.99%) Management Information System
15 17 (2.82%) Informatics
16 16 (2.66%) Artificial Intelligence
17 14 (2.33%) Mobile App
18 11 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.49%) Linux
2 7 (1.16%) UNIX
3 6 (1.00%) Windows
4 2 (0.33%) Solaris
5 1 (0.17%) Android
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (35.05%) Analytics
2 110 (18.27%) Data Analysis
3 82 (13.62%) Business Analysis
4 75 (12.46%) Project Management
5 59 (9.80%) Data Modelling
6 58 (9.63%) Risk Management
7 57 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (8.64%) Statistical Modelling
10 48 (7.97%) E-Commerce
11 46 (7.64%) Predictive Modelling
12 42 (6.98%) Econometrics
13 40 (6.64%) Statistical Analysis
14 38 (6.31%) Web Analytics
15 37 (6.15%) Logistic Regression
16 36 (5.98%) Business Development
16 36 (5.98%) Customer Insight
17 32 (5.32%) Time Series Analysis
18 29 (4.82%) Linear Regression
18 29 (4.82%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 181 (30.07%) SQL
2 54 (8.97%) VBA
3 49 (8.14%) Python
4 48 (7.97%) R
5 40 (6.64%) C++
6 39 (6.48%) Java
7 34 (5.65%) MATLAB
8 32 (5.32%) C#
9 20 (3.32%) JavaScript
9 20 (3.32%) Ruby
10 16 (2.66%) Clojure
11 14 (2.33%) C
12 13 (2.16%) VB
13 9 (1.50%) PHP
14 7 (1.16%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.50%) Perl
16 2 (0.33%) PHP5
17 1 (0.17%) XAML
17 1 (0.17%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 412 (68.44%) Degree
2 52 (8.64%) PhD
3 12 (1.99%) CFA
4 11 (1.83%) MBA
5 6 (1.00%) JNCIE
5 6 (1.00%) CCIE
5 6 (1.00%) CCNP
5 6 (1.00%) CCDP
5 6 (1.00%) CISSP
5 6 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.66%) CISA
6 4 (0.66%) CIMA
6 4 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.50%) ACCA
7 3 (0.50%) HNC
7 3 (0.50%) HND
8 2 (0.33%) ISEB
8 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.15%) SLA
2 16 (2.66%) QA
3 4 (0.66%) Basel II
4 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.50%) EMIR
5 2 (0.33%) Basel III
5 2 (0.33%) GAAP
5 2 (0.33%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.83%) vCloud
3 3 (0.50%) Nmap
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.50%) Nessus
1 3 (0.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 59 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 46 (7.64%) Google
3 38 (6.31%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (4.15%) Oracle
5 22 (3.65%) Avaya
5 22 (3.65%) Genesys
5 22 (3.65%) Mitel
5 22 (3.65%) Verint
6 10 (1.66%) Coremetrics
7 9 (1.50%) iRise
7 9 (1.50%) CA
8 8 (1.33%) Facebook
9 6 (1.00%) Sun
9 6 (1.00%) SAP
9 6 (1.00%) Tableau
10 5 (0.83%) Cognos
10 5 (0.83%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.66%) Adobe
11 4 (0.66%) Omniture
11 4 (0.66%) EPiServer
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 15 hours ago
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West London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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London
7 Fifty Two
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Berkshire
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