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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Economics
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 83 94
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Economics 1 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.082% 0.83% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.90% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 5
Median salary £42,500 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.37% -24.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75%  

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 1121 1112 1237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.89% 91.75% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 688 633 750
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Economics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Economics.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Psychology
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Segmentation
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Data Strategy

Economics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Segmentation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Psychology
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB