The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Economics
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 152 158
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Economics 1 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.037% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.42% 0.25%
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 £41,250
% change year-on-year +38.46% -21.21%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2463 2613 2818
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.49% 91.43% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1476 1771
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Economics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Economics in Scotland

Economics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 1 £42,500 +60.37%
Economics
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland 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 Scotland 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