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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 206 167 194
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +27
Permanent jobs citing Economics 10 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 2.12% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 2
Average salary £36,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £52,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +23.52%
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
1438 1555 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.85% 32.05% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1212 1279 1238
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Economics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Economics Salary Histogram 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 24 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
(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
Coventry -11 10 £36,000 -31.42%
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 33 (94.29%) Degree
2 20 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 16 (45.71%) Finance
4 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
5 11 (31.43%) QA
5 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (28.57%) MS Office
6 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
7 8 (22.86%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (17.14%) Legal
9 5 (14.29%) Line Management
10 4 (11.43%) Retail
10 4 (11.43%) Statistics
10 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
11 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (8.57%) Project Management
12 2 (5.71%) SQL
12 2 (5.71%) MySQL
12 2 (5.71%) SAP
12 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
12 2 (5.71%) Marketing Intelligence
12 2 (5.71%) WebTrends
12 2 (5.71%) Benchmarking
12 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
12 2 (5.71%) Law
12 2 (5.71%) Banking
12 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
12 2 (5.71%) Web Analytics
12 2 (5.71%) Google
12 2 (5.71%) Derivative

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) WebTrends
1 2 (5.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.86%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Legal
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Automotive
5 1 (2.86%) French Language
5 1 (2.86%) German Language
5 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Market Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Architect
7 1 (2.86%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.86%) SAP BI Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Statistics
3 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) Physics
4 2 (5.71%) Derivative
4 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Line Management
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.71%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Customer Segmentation
5 2 (5.71%) Web Development
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Marketing Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Benchmarking
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Web Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (94.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) SAP
1 2 (5.71%) Google