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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 588 628 649
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +21
Permanent jobs citing Economics 334 257 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.62% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 205 196 217
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%

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
43021 41581 45815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 38.92% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33611 33777 38523
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 +95 324 £50,000 +11.11% 40
London +54 185 £57,500 +15.00% 31
City of London +34 51 £65,000 +33.33% 8
South East -4 43 £31,250 -3.84% 3
North West +18 41 £41,250 -2.94%
West Midlands -7 24 £43,000 -8.51%
Cheshire - 23 £45,000 -
Chester - 22 - -
East of England +8 14 £31,000 -51.37% 2
Manchester +2 13 £50,000 +108.33%
Birmingham -8 13 £42,500 -8.60%
Berkshire +1 11 - - 2
South West -27 11 £31,250 -58.33% 2
Reading 0 10 - - 1
Oxfordshire +12 9 £23,000 -29.23%
Surrey -6 9 £49,500 +39.43%
Coventry - 9 £46,000 -
Buckinghamshire +13 7 £47,500 +102.12%
Oxford +11 7 £23,000 +15.00%
Norwich - 7 £30,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Norfolk - 7 £30,000 - 1
Kent +3 6 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Yorkshire -59 5 £47,500 +97.91% 1
Reigate - 5 £52,500 -
Canterbury - 5 - -
Hertfordshire -7 4 £55,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -4 3 £37,500 +59.57%
Watford -6 3 - -
Swindon -6 3 £25,000 -66.66%

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 466 (73.73%) Degree
2 354 (56.01%) Finance
3 320 (50.63%) Mathematics
4 289 (45.73%) Analytical Skills
5 249 (39.40%) Analytics
6 226 (35.76%) Statistics
7 194 (30.70%) Computer Science
8 193 (30.54%) Marketing
9 192 (30.38%) SQL
10 146 (23.10%) SAS
11 111 (17.56%) Data Analysis
12 95 (15.03%) Business Analysis
13 90 (14.24%) SPSS
14 82 (12.97%) Physics
15 69 (10.92%) Statistical Modelling
16 66 (10.44%) PhD
17 64 (10.13%) Project Management
18 63 (9.97%) Visualisation
19 62 (9.81%) E-Commerce
19 62 (9.81%) Data Mining
19 62 (9.81%) Retail
20 59 (9.34%) Web Analytics
21 57 (9.02%) Banking
21 57 (9.02%) Data Modelling
22 56 (8.86%) Google
23 54 (8.54%) Predictive Modelling
23 54 (8.54%) MS Excel
23 54 (8.54%) VBA
24 53 (8.39%) Google Analytics
25 51 (8.07%) Python

Economics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 146 (23.10%) SAS
2 20 (3.16%) CMS
3 18 (2.85%) Apache Pig
4 9 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (0.63%) Drupal
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.16%) Lync
Applications
1 90 (14.24%) SPSS
2 54 (8.54%) MS Excel
3 38 (6.01%) MS Office
4 34 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (4.59%) CPLEX
6 21 (3.32%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (1.42%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.95%) MS Project
9 3 (0.47%) Stata
9 3 (0.47%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.16%) Simulink
10 1 (0.16%) Maple
Business Applications
1 53 (8.39%) Google Analytics
2 31 (4.91%) WebTrends
3 8 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle HRMS
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.47%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.32%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.32%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.16%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.90%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.22%) Network Security
2 13 (2.06%) Unified Communications
3 10 (1.58%) Software-Defined Networking
3 10 (1.58%) LTE
3 10 (1.58%) 3GPP
3 10 (1.58%) IPv6
4 7 (1.11%) Internet
5 5 (0.79%) SMS
5 5 (0.79%) Ethereal
6 1 (0.16%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
6 1 (0.16%) Extranet
6 1 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.81%) Data Mining
2 40 (6.33%) Hadoop
3 39 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 36 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (5.70%) SQL Server
5 34 (5.38%) Big Data
6 15 (2.37%) MySQL
6 15 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 11 (1.74%) Base SAS
10 10 (1.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 10 (1.58%) OLAP
11 9 (1.42%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.47%) Selenium
2 3 (0.47%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.32%) JUnit
4 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.16%) ReSharper
General
1 354 (56.01%) Finance
2 193 (30.54%) Marketing
3 62 (9.81%) Retail
4 57 (9.02%) Banking
5 42 (6.65%) Advertising
6 23 (3.64%) Legal
7 22 (3.48%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.85%) Investment Banking
8 18 (2.85%) Spanish Language
9 17 (2.69%) Italian Language
10 16 (2.53%) Games
11 11 (1.74%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.42%) Law
12 9 (1.42%) Billing
13 8 (1.27%) Front Office
14 6 (0.95%) French Language
14 6 (0.95%) Automotive
15 5 (0.79%) Publishing
15 5 (0.79%) German Language
16 4 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 253 (40.03%) Analyst
2 73 (11.55%) Consultant
3 62 (9.81%) Developer
3 62 (9.81%) Business Analyst
4 42 (6.65%) Data Scientist
5 41 (6.49%) Data Analyst
6 37 (5.85%) Graduate
7 35 (5.54%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (4.11%) Web Analyst
9 25 (3.96%) Insight Analyst
10 20 (3.16%) Developer Analyst
10 20 (3.16%) Architect
11 18 (2.85%) Excel Developer
11 18 (2.85%) Excel VBA Developer
11 18 (2.85%) VBA Developer
12 17 (2.69%) Project Manager
13 14 (2.22%) Senior Insight Analyst
13 14 (2.22%) Senior Manager
13 14 (2.22%) SAS Analyst
14 13 (2.06%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.80%) .NET
2 34 (5.38%) ASP.NET
3 29 (4.59%) HTML
4 27 (4.27%) CSS
5 21 (3.32%) jQuery
6 17 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 14 (2.22%) Razor View Engine
7 14 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 14 (2.22%) Ajax
8 8 (1.27%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (0.95%) COM
10 5 (0.79%) XML
10 5 (0.79%) Velocity
11 2 (0.32%) Spring
11 2 (0.32%) WPF
11 2 (0.32%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.32%) Web Services
11 2 (0.32%) ADO.NET
12 1 (0.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 320 (50.63%) Mathematics
2 289 (45.73%) Analytical Skills
3 226 (35.76%) Statistics
4 194 (30.70%) Computer Science
5 82 (12.97%) Physics
6 63 (9.97%) Visualisation
7 46 (7.28%) Credit Risk
8 40 (6.33%) Digital Media
9 37 (5.85%) Applied Mathematics
10 33 (5.22%) User Experience
11 27 (4.27%) Management Information System
12 25 (3.96%) Neural Network
13 20 (3.16%) Derivative
14 15 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (1.90%) Chemistry
15 12 (1.90%) Psychology
15 12 (1.90%) Social Media
15 12 (1.90%) Hedge funds
16 10 (1.58%) Informatics
17 9 (1.42%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.90%) UNIX
2 8 (1.27%) Linux
3 6 (0.95%) Windows
4 2 (0.32%) Android
4 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000
4 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (39.40%) Analytics
2 111 (17.56%) Data Analysis
3 95 (15.03%) Business Analysis
4 69 (10.92%) Statistical Modelling
5 64 (10.13%) Project Management
6 62 (9.81%) E-Commerce
7 59 (9.34%) Web Analytics
8 57 (9.02%) Data Modelling
9 54 (8.54%) Predictive Modelling
10 50 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (6.96%) Econometrics
11 44 (6.96%) Logistic Regression
12 42 (6.65%) Customer Insight
13 41 (6.49%) Time Series Analysis
13 41 (6.49%) Risk Management
14 38 (6.01%) Operations Research
15 35 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (5.54%) Statistical Analysis
15 35 (5.54%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 192 (30.38%) SQL
2 54 (8.54%) VBA
3 51 (8.07%) Python
4 48 (7.59%) R
5 45 (7.12%) C#
6 42 (6.65%) Java
7 40 (6.33%) C++
8 35 (5.54%) MATLAB
9 33 (5.22%) JavaScript
10 17 (2.69%) Ruby
11 14 (2.22%) C
12 13 (2.06%) Clojure
13 8 (1.27%) VB
14 6 (0.95%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.95%) PHP
15 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.32%) Perl
17 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.16%) Fortran
17 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 466 (73.73%) Degree
2 66 (10.44%) PhD
3 22 (3.48%) CFA
4 14 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (2.22%) CISA
5 4 (0.63%) MBA
6 3 (0.47%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.47%) APMP
6 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.32%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.16%) ACCA
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.16%) CIMA
8 1 (0.16%) CCAB
8 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.75%) QA
2 18 (2.85%) SLA
3 3 (0.47%) IAS 39
3 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.47%) Basel III
4 2 (0.32%) GAAP
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) Basel II
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (0.79%) Nmap
2 4 (0.63%) vCloud
2 4 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.79%) WebInspect
1 5 (0.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 56 (8.86%) Google
2 41 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.96%) Oracle
4 19 (3.01%) Coremetrics
5 15 (2.37%) Avaya
5 15 (2.37%) Genesys
5 15 (2.37%) Tableau
6 13 (2.06%) Adobe
7 11 (1.74%) Mitel
7 11 (1.74%) Verint
8 10 (1.58%) DoubleClick
8 10 (1.58%) SAP
9 7 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.95%) Omniture
11 5 (0.79%) Cognos
11 5 (0.79%) IBM
11 5 (0.79%) Facebook
12 4 (0.63%) Talend
12 4 (0.63%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.63%) Sitecore
London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Celgene
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CIVIWEB
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Strike IT Services
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Apex International
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Aspire
Posted: 12 days ago