The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 223 188 204
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +16
Permanent jobs citing Economics 4 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 1.21% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 12
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £47,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +1.60%
Economics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1859 1740 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.12% 32.45% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1444 1641
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Economics across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Economics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Economics across the West Midlands region.

Economics Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Economics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 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
Birmingham -33 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) APMP
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) CISMP
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) CISA
3 3 (23.08%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Postgraduate
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Statistics
5 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Research
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) SAS
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Stata

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Stata
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (61.54%) Market Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Planning Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Research
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) APMP
2 3 (23.08%) Postgraduate
2 3 (23.08%) CISA
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) CISMP