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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 198 185 202
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Economics 25 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.44% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 1.35% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 3
Average salary £42,750 £47,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.04% +95.83%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
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
1689 1779 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.14% 32.94% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1521 1282
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,740
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 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 23 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
(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
Birmingham -16 13 £42,500 -8.60%
Coventry - 10 £43,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £43,000 -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 42 (84.00%) Degree
2 34 (68.00%) Finance
3 26 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (48.00%) Computer Science
5 23 (46.00%) QA
6 21 (42.00%) Business Analysis
7 19 (38.00%) Data Analysis
8 17 (34.00%) MS Office
9 14 (28.00%) Statistics
9 14 (28.00%) Mathematics
10 11 (22.00%) Benchmarking
10 11 (22.00%) Time Management
10 11 (22.00%) SuccessFactors
11 8 (16.00%) WebTrends
11 8 (16.00%) Quality Management
11 8 (16.00%) Banking
11 8 (16.00%) Retail
11 8 (16.00%) Google
11 8 (16.00%) Line Management
12 7 (14.00%) MySQL
12 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (14.00%) Legal
12 7 (14.00%) Web Analytics
12 7 (14.00%) Web Development
12 7 (14.00%) Physics
12 7 (14.00%) Google Analytics
12 7 (14.00%) Visualisation
12 7 (14.00%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (14.00%) Statistical Modelling
12 7 (14.00%) Analytics

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) SPSS
2 1 (2.00%) Stata
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) WebTrends
2 7 (14.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) OLAP
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.00%) SAP BI
General
1 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
2 8 (16.00%) Retail
3 7 (14.00%) Legal
4 6 (12.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (10.00%) Marketing
6 3 (6.00%) Front Office
7 2 (4.00%) Law
8 1 (2.00%) Automotive
8 1 (2.00%) French Language
8 1 (2.00%) German Language
8 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Analyst
2 21 (42.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Market Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) MI Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 1 (2.00%) PMO Manager
9 1 (2.00%) SAP BI Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 26 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (48.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (28.00%) Statistics
3 14 (28.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (14.00%) Physics
4 7 (14.00%) Visualisation
4 7 (14.00%) User Experience
5 6 (12.00%) Credit Risk
6 4 (8.00%) Blog
7 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (4.00%) Derivative
8 2 (4.00%) Market Risk
8 2 (4.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Business Analysis
2 19 (38.00%) Data Analysis
3 11 (22.00%) Time Management
3 11 (22.00%) Benchmarking
4 8 (16.00%) Quality Management
4 8 (16.00%) Line Management
5 7 (14.00%) Customer Segmentation
5 7 (14.00%) Web Development
5 7 (14.00%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (14.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 7 (14.00%) Analytics
5 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.00%) Web Analytics
6 6 (12.00%) Content Management
6 6 (12.00%) Document Management
6 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) Quantitative Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (84.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (46.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Google
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Cognos
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Omniture
3 1 (2.00%) DoubleClick
3 1 (2.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle