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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 649 670 609
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -61
Permanent jobs citing Economics 252 232 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.54% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 166 175 221
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £23,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%

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
42188 43026 44700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 39.23% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34063 33892 37456
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +21 236 £55,000 +22.22% 37
London +61 172 £57,500 +29.21% 22
City of London +41 34 £60,000 +23.07% 14
South East -2 27 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Berkshire +9 12 £75,000 -3.22% 3
West Midlands -21 12 £36,000 -31.42%
Coventry -10 11 £36,000 -31.42%
East of England -16 11 £55,000 +40.12% 1
Reading +7 8 - -
North West -19 8 £53,750 +79.16%
Oxfordshire +11 7 £23,000 +15.00%
Scotland +12 6 £38,000 +19.68%
Edinburgh +2 6 £38,000 -
Cheshire -5 6 £53,750 +79.16%
Surrey -10 5 £60,000 -19.46% 1
South Wales +12 4 £35,000 -
Wales +10 4 £35,000 -
Oxford +8 4 £22,250 +11.25%
Cambridge -6 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -9 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £61,250 -
Cardiff - 4 £35,000 -
South West -6 2 £55,000 +51.72% 1
Manchester -24 2 £45,000 +73.07%
Knutsford - 2 £67,500 -
Staines - 2 £65,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £28,500 -
Norfolk +5 1 £31,000 -
Norwich +3 1 £31,000 -
Leeds -3 1 £65,000 +85.71% 3

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 394 (67.47%) Degree
2 303 (51.88%) Finance
3 263 (45.03%) Mathematics
4 253 (43.32%) Analytical Skills
5 201 (34.42%) Analytics
6 169 (28.94%) SQL
7 162 (27.74%) Marketing
8 154 (26.37%) Statistics
9 137 (23.46%) Computer Science
10 122 (20.89%) SAS
11 96 (16.44%) Data Analysis
12 78 (13.36%) SPSS
13 71 (12.16%) Business Analysis
14 70 (11.99%) Project Management
15 66 (11.30%) Retail
16 64 (10.96%) MS Excel
17 62 (10.62%) Microsoft
17 62 (10.62%) Physics
18 57 (9.76%) Risk Management
19 54 (9.25%) Visualisation
20 53 (9.08%) Agile Software Development
21 49 (8.39%) Banking
22 48 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
22 48 (8.22%) Data Modelling
22 48 (8.22%) Data Mining
23 47 (8.05%) VBA
24 46 (7.88%) Credit Risk
25 45 (7.71%) PhD
25 45 (7.71%) Statistical Modelling
26 43 (7.36%) R

Economics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 122 (20.89%) SAS
2 22 (3.77%) Apache Pig
3 8 (1.37%) CMS
4 7 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.03%) Drupal
6 4 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.34%) WordPress
9 1 (0.17%) IIS
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 78 (13.36%) SPSS
2 64 (10.96%) MS Excel
3 38 (6.51%) MS Office
4 35 (5.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (3.60%) CPLEX
6 9 (1.54%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.37%) MS Project
8 7 (1.20%) FastStats
9 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.34%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.34%) EViews
10 2 (0.34%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
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
Business Applications
1 41 (7.02%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.88%) WebTrends
3 7 (1.20%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.62%) Unified Communications
2 21 (3.60%) Network Security
3 16 (2.74%) LTE
3 16 (2.74%) Software-Defined Networking
3 16 (2.74%) 3GPP
3 16 (2.74%) IPv6
4 9 (1.54%) Internet
5 8 (1.37%) Firewall
6 6 (1.03%) MPLS
6 6 (1.03%) LAN
7 5 (0.86%) SMS
8 3 (0.51%) VoIP
9 2 (0.34%) FTP
9 2 (0.34%) Extranet
9 2 (0.34%) Ethereal
10 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.22%) Data Mining
2 38 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (5.82%) Big Data
4 31 (5.31%) Hadoop
5 30 (5.14%) Relational Database
5 30 (5.14%) SQL Server
6 12 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 10 (1.71%) MySQL
8 9 (1.54%) OLAP
8 9 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.03%) Base SAS
11 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.86%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.17%) Subversion
2 1 (0.17%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 303 (51.88%) Finance
2 162 (27.74%) Marketing
3 66 (11.30%) Retail
4 49 (8.39%) Banking
5 39 (6.68%) Advertising
6 38 (6.51%) Telecoms
7 23 (3.94%) Legal
8 22 (3.77%) Law
9 18 (3.08%) Front Office
10 16 (2.74%) Investment Banking
11 15 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (2.40%) Financial Institution
13 13 (2.23%) Games
14 9 (1.54%) Spanish Language
15 8 (1.37%) German Language
16 7 (1.20%) French Language
17 6 (1.03%) Back Office
17 6 (1.03%) Automotive
18 5 (0.86%) Publishing
19 3 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 196 (33.56%) Analyst
2 63 (10.79%) Consultant
3 47 (8.05%) Business Analyst
4 45 (7.71%) Data Analyst
5 37 (6.34%) Developer
6 34 (5.82%) Data Scientist
7 32 (5.48%) Architect
8 31 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (5.14%) Graduate
10 27 (4.62%) Solutions Consultant
11 21 (3.60%) Project Manager
12 17 (2.91%) Insight Analyst
13 16 (2.74%) Network Security Architect
13 16 (2.74%) Programme Manager
13 16 (2.74%) Senior Manager
13 16 (2.74%) Security Architect
13 16 (2.74%) Web Analyst
13 16 (2.74%) Network Architect
13 16 (2.74%) Market Analyst
14 14 (2.40%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.14%) .NET
2 20 (3.42%) ASP.NET
3 18 (3.08%) HTML
4 13 (2.23%) CSS
5 9 (1.54%) jQuery
6 8 (1.37%) XML
7 7 (1.20%) WPF
7 7 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.03%) SOAP
8 6 (1.03%) Web Services
9 5 (0.86%) COM
9 5 (0.86%) WinForms
9 5 (0.86%) Velocity
10 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (0.68%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (0.68%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (0.68%) Ajax
10 4 (0.68%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.51%) MDX
12 2 (0.34%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 263 (45.03%) Mathematics
2 253 (43.32%) Analytical Skills
3 154 (26.37%) Statistics
4 137 (23.46%) Computer Science
5 62 (10.62%) Physics
6 54 (9.25%) Visualisation
7 46 (7.88%) Credit Risk
8 36 (6.16%) Digital Media
9 31 (5.31%) User Experience
10 25 (4.28%) Algorithms
10 25 (4.28%) Chemistry
10 25 (4.28%) Psychology
10 25 (4.28%) Applied Mathematics
11 22 (3.77%) Neural Network
12 19 (3.25%) Derivative
13 18 (3.08%) Informatics
14 17 (2.91%) Artificial Intelligence
14 17 (2.91%) Management Information System
15 16 (2.74%) Mobile App
16 13 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.57%) Linux
2 11 (1.88%) UNIX
3 8 (1.37%) Windows
4 5 (0.86%) Solaris
5 1 (0.17%) Android
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (34.42%) Analytics
2 96 (16.44%) Data Analysis
3 71 (12.16%) Business Analysis
4 70 (11.99%) Project Management
5 57 (9.76%) Risk Management
6 53 (9.08%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (8.22%) Data Modelling
7 48 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (7.71%) Statistical Modelling
9 43 (7.36%) E-Commerce
10 42 (7.19%) Econometrics
11 37 (6.34%) Statistical Analysis
12 35 (5.99%) Predictive Modelling
13 34 (5.82%) Web Analytics
14 33 (5.65%) Business Development
15 28 (4.79%) Logistic Regression
16 26 (4.45%) Customer Insight
17 24 (4.11%) Time Series Analysis
17 24 (4.11%) Linear Regression
17 24 (4.11%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 169 (28.94%) SQL
2 47 (8.05%) VBA
3 43 (7.36%) R
4 42 (7.19%) Python
5 40 (6.85%) C++
6 39 (6.68%) Java
7 33 (5.65%) C#
8 29 (4.97%) MATLAB
9 21 (3.60%) Ruby
10 18 (3.08%) JavaScript
11 17 (2.91%) Clojure
12 15 (2.57%) C
13 14 (2.40%) VB
14 10 (1.71%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.54%) PHP
16 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.51%) Perl
17 2 (0.34%) PHP5
18 1 (0.17%) XAML
18 1 (0.17%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 394 (67.47%) Degree
2 45 (7.71%) PhD
3 14 (2.40%) MBA
4 7 (1.20%) CFA
5 6 (1.03%) JNCIE
5 6 (1.03%) CCIE
5 6 (1.03%) CCNP
5 6 (1.03%) CCDP
5 6 (1.03%) CISSP
5 6 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.68%) CIMA
7 3 (0.51%) ACCA
7 3 (0.51%) HNC
7 3 (0.51%) HND
8 2 (0.34%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.34%) ISEB
8 2 (0.34%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.45%) SLA
2 17 (2.91%) QA
3 6 (1.03%) Basel II
4 5 (0.86%) EMIR
5 2 (0.34%) GAAP
5 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) P3O
6 1 (0.17%) Basel III
6 1 (0.17%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.86%) vCloud
3 2 (0.34%) Nmap
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) Nessus
1 2 (0.34%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 62 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.36%) Google
3 41 (7.02%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (4.79%) Oracle
5 23 (3.94%) Avaya
5 23 (3.94%) Genesys
5 23 (3.94%) Mitel
5 23 (3.94%) Verint
6 12 (2.05%) iRise
6 12 (2.05%) CA
7 10 (1.71%) Coremetrics
8 8 (1.37%) Facebook
9 6 (1.03%) Tableau
9 6 (1.03%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.03%) Sun
9 6 (1.03%) Sybase
9 6 (1.03%) SAP
10 5 (0.86%) Cognos
11 4 (0.68%) Adobe
11 4 (0.68%) Business Objects
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + (40k OTE in Year 1) + Additional B
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum (60k OTE in Year 1) + Additional Ben
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus an Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, comprehensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pentasia Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 days ago