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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 679 655 604
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -51
Permanent jobs citing Economics 218 280 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.59% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 156 215 254
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £78,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,641 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-28.71% +33.33%

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
42370 47466 43370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.79% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33398 37613 35205
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -40 201 £45,000 -14.28% 46
London -35 125 £58,500 +6.36% 23
South East +18 42 £35,000 -33.33% 4
City of London +22 33 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Buckinghamshire +19 12 £37,500 +59.57%
Surrey +9 11 £30,000 -42.85% 1
County Antrim - 10 - - 1
Belfast - 10 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 10 - - 1
West Midlands -24 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East of England +15 7 £46,500 +132.50% 1
Hampshire +2 7 £30,000 -62.73% 2
Berkshire -1 7 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £46,500 -
Coventry -10 6 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £35,641 -
Scotland +19 5 £30,962 +3.20% 1
Edinburgh +18 5 £30,962 +23.84%
Reading -1 5 £60,000 -
South West -11 5 £32,500 -19.75% 2
Milton Keynes -13 5 £32,500 +38.29%
North West -9 4 £37,500 - 7
East Midlands - 4 £32,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £32,000 -
Bristol -5 2 £22,250 -40.66%
Guildford -9 2 £24,000 -54.28%
Leeds - 2 £23,250 - 2
Brighton - 2 £25,000 - 1
Oxford - 2 £35,641 -

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 311 (71.49%) Degree
2 246 (56.55%) Finance
3 198 (45.52%) Analytical Skills
4 182 (41.84%) Mathematics
5 178 (40.92%) SQL
6 150 (34.48%) Analytics
7 123 (28.28%) Statistics
8 111 (25.52%) Computer Science
9 101 (23.22%) SAS
10 93 (21.38%) Marketing
11 79 (18.16%) Data Analysis
12 68 (15.63%) SPSS
13 63 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
13 63 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
14 59 (13.56%) Banking
15 57 (13.10%) R
16 56 (12.87%) Project Management
17 53 (12.18%) Retail
18 52 (11.95%) Visualisation
19 45 (10.34%) C++
20 44 (10.11%) Python
21 43 (9.89%) Microsoft
21 43 (9.89%) Operations Research
21 43 (9.89%) Physics
22 39 (8.97%) Data Mining
22 39 (8.97%) Business Analysis
23 38 (8.74%) Java
23 38 (8.74%) Telecoms
24 37 (8.51%) VBA
24 37 (8.51%) Data Modelling

Economics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 101 (23.22%) SAS
2 10 (2.30%) Apache Pig
3 6 (1.38%) Drupal
4 4 (0.92%) CMS
4 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.92%) IIS
5 3 (0.69%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.46%) WordPress
6 2 (0.46%) Apache
Applications
1 68 (15.63%) SPSS
2 35 (8.05%) MS Excel
3 33 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (4.60%) MS Office
5 7 (1.61%) CPLEX
6 5 (1.15%) Stata
7 3 (0.69%) EViews
7 3 (0.69%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.46%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.46%) FastStats
8 2 (0.46%) MS Project
8 2 (0.46%) Simulink
8 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.23%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.23%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 11 (2.53%) Markit EDM
1 11 (2.53%) Decalog
1 11 (2.53%) LongView
1 11 (2.53%) HiInvest
1 11 (2.53%) HiPerformance
1 11 (2.53%) HiPortfolio
1 11 (2.53%) LatentZero
1 11 (2.53%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 11 (2.53%) Advent Moxy
1 11 (2.53%) Eagle PACE
1 11 (2.53%) thinkFolio
1 11 (2.53%) MultiFonds
1 11 (2.53%) Front Arena
1 11 (2.53%) Beauchamp
1 11 (2.53%) PORTIA
2 9 (2.07%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 6 (1.38%) SAP AFS
4 5 (1.15%) Exchequer
5 4 (0.92%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.69%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.30%) SaaS
1 10 (2.30%) PaaS
1 10 (2.30%) IaaS
2 8 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.84%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.61%) Terremark
3 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.07%) Internet
2 8 (1.84%) Broadband
3 7 (1.61%) OpenFlow
4 6 (1.38%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.69%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.46%) Firewall
6 2 (0.46%) LAN
6 2 (0.46%) WebEx
7 1 (0.23%) Extranet
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
7 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.97%) Data Mining
2 33 (7.59%) Big Data
3 32 (7.36%) SQL Server
3 32 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (5.06%) Hadoop
5 21 (4.83%) QlikView
6 19 (4.37%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.45%) Base SAS
8 14 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (3.22%) OLAP
9 9 (2.07%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.07%) Data Mart
10 8 (1.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.15%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.92%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.92%) Text Mining
15 3 (0.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.92%) JIRA
3 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.46%) FitNesse
3 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.23%) Subversion
4 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) MSTest
General
1 246 (56.55%) Finance
2 93 (21.38%) Marketing
3 59 (13.56%) Banking
4 53 (12.18%) Retail
5 38 (8.74%) Telecoms
6 34 (7.82%) Investment Banking
7 30 (6.90%) Front Office
8 25 (5.75%) Financial Institution
9 18 (4.14%) Law
10 13 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (2.76%) Legal
12 11 (2.53%) Automotive
13 10 (2.30%) Back Office
14 9 (2.07%) Aerospace
15 7 (1.61%) Advertising
16 5 (1.15%) Retail Banking
16 5 (1.15%) German Language
17 4 (0.92%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 145 (33.33%) Analyst
2 60 (13.79%) Consultant
3 49 (11.26%) Developer
4 40 (9.20%) Business Analyst
5 34 (7.82%) Data Analyst
6 30 (6.90%) Data Scientist
7 26 (5.98%) Senior Analyst
7 26 (5.98%) Graduate
8 18 (4.14%) Architect
9 17 (3.91%) Market Analyst
10 16 (3.68%) Insight Analyst
11 14 (3.22%) Delivery Manager
11 14 (3.22%) Project Manager
12 13 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.53%) Programme Manager
13 11 (2.53%) VBA Developer
13 11 (2.53%) Excel Developer
13 11 (2.53%) Excel VBA Developer
14 9 (2.07%) Cloud Consultant
14 9 (2.07%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.90%) .NET
2 14 (3.22%) HTML
3 11 (2.53%) CSS
4 10 (2.30%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.07%) Web Services
6 7 (1.61%) J2EE
6 7 (1.61%) XML
6 7 (1.61%) Struts
6 7 (1.61%) Struts2
6 7 (1.61%) Spring
7 3 (0.69%) D3.js
7 3 (0.69%) Middleware
7 3 (0.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (0.46%) BREW
8 2 (0.46%) WPF
8 2 (0.46%) DOM
8 2 (0.46%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Thrift
9 1 (0.23%) Vaadin
9 1 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 198 (45.52%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (41.84%) Mathematics
3 123 (28.28%) Statistics
4 111 (25.52%) Computer Science
5 52 (11.95%) Visualisation
6 43 (9.89%) Physics
7 24 (5.52%) Algorithms
8 22 (5.06%) Psychology
9 19 (4.37%) Credit Risk
10 18 (4.14%) User Experience
10 18 (4.14%) Management Information System
11 17 (3.91%) Social Media
12 15 (3.45%) Open Source
13 14 (3.22%) Applied Mathematics
13 14 (3.22%) Digital Media
14 13 (2.99%) Fixed Income
14 13 (2.99%) Neural Network
15 12 (2.76%) Mobile App
15 12 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (2.30%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.37%) Linux
2 16 (3.68%) UNIX
3 13 (2.99%) Windows
4 7 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (34.48%) Analytics
2 79 (18.16%) Data Analysis
3 63 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (12.87%) Project Management
5 43 (9.89%) Operations Research
6 39 (8.97%) Business Analysis
7 37 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 34 (7.82%) Statistical Modelling
9 26 (5.98%) ITIL
10 24 (5.52%) Service Management
10 24 (5.52%) Risk Management
11 23 (5.29%) Change Management
12 22 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (5.06%) Predictive Analytics
12 22 (5.06%) Statistical Analysis
13 21 (4.83%) Predictive Modelling
14 20 (4.60%) Software Engineering
14 20 (4.60%) Data Management
15 19 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 178 (40.92%) SQL
2 57 (13.10%) R
3 45 (10.34%) C++
4 44 (10.11%) Python
5 38 (8.74%) Java
6 37 (8.51%) VBA
7 33 (7.59%) C#
8 18 (4.14%) VB.NET
8 18 (4.14%) MATLAB
9 15 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 14 (3.22%) JavaScript
11 11 (2.53%) C
12 8 (1.84%) Perl
13 7 (1.61%) PHP
14 6 (1.38%) Ruby
15 5 (1.15%) VB
15 5 (1.15%) Clojure
16 3 (0.69%) SAS Macro
17 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.46%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 311 (71.49%) Degree
2 27 (6.21%) MBA
3 24 (5.52%) PhD
4 11 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.07%) Postgraduate
6 7 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.61%) CIMA
6 7 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.15%) CISA
7 5 (1.15%) CISM
8 4 (0.92%) CISSP
9 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.46%) MCP
10 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.23%) APMP
11 1 (0.23%) CFA
11 1 (0.23%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.67%) QA
2 10 (2.30%) Basel II
3 9 (2.07%) EMIR
4 8 (1.84%) SLA
5 5 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.92%) COBIT
6 4 (0.92%) MiFID
6 4 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.69%) vCloud
1 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) vMotion
2 1 (0.23%) OPNET
Vendors
1 43 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.59%) Tableau
3 28 (6.44%) Oracle
4 25 (5.75%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (4.14%) SAP
6 15 (3.45%) Google
7 13 (2.99%) SunGard
8 12 (2.76%) iRise
8 12 (2.76%) CA
9 11 (2.53%) BI-SAM
9 11 (2.53%) Fidessa
9 11 (2.53%) Misys
9 11 (2.53%) Linedata
9 11 (2.53%) Charles River
9 11 (2.53%) StatPro
9 11 (2.53%) RIMES
9 11 (2.53%) Advent
9 11 (2.53%) IGEFI
9 11 (2.53%) SimCorp
10 10 (2.30%) Sybase
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