The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Economics
England / South West
Rank - 248 245
Permanent jobs citing Economics 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Median salary - £65,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +100.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £39,120 £35,641
% change year-on-year +1.61% +9.76%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4541 5210 5315
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.15% 88.74% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3743 4261 4424
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Economics
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Economics in the South West

Economics
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South West region with a requirement for Economics.

1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Contract Management
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Research Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Contract Management
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle