The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Economics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Economics
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 80 97
Permanent jobs citing Economics 0 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 1.06% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.17% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 3
Median salary - £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £45,000 £36,570
% change year-on-year -11.66% +23.05%  

Economics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1032 1201 1197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 93.14% 90.85% 88.67%
Number of salaries quoted 666 810 717
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Economics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Economics in Edinburgh

Economics
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Economics in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Economics in Edinburgh