Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Economics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Economics over the 6 months to 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Economics
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 751 780 759
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21 +53
Permanent jobs citing Economics 374 447 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 251 302 330
UK median annual salary £52,044 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.37% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £95,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £53,925 £36,250
% change year-on-year -21.19% +48.76% -36.96%

Economics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 138,127 161,659 160,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.83% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 108,885 131,262 132,258
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Economics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Economics in the UK

Economics
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Economics in the UK

Economics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Economics over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Economics in the UK

Economics
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the UK over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 346 £52,272 -9.09% 60
London +61 253 £57,500 -4.17% 29
UK excluding London -35 120 £42,500 -21.19% 34
South East -21 30 £42,500 -26.09% 6
North of England +41 26 £41,250 -2.94% 5
Scotland +25 20 £46,500 +0.54% 3
Midlands +18 19 £41,913 +36.30% 12
West Midlands +7 12 £41,913 +47.06% 12
Yorkshire +42 11 £35,000 -39.13% 2
North West +15 11 £45,000 +24.14% 3
East of England +9 10 £22,500 -62.50% 5
South West +19 8 £41,250 +34.15% 3
East Midlands +29 7 £45,000 +38.46%
Wales - 5 £95,000 -
North East - 4 £20,622 -
Northern Ireland -9 2 £35,000 +40.00%

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT jobs citing Economics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Economics.

1 257 (68.72%) Degree
2 162 (43.32%) Finance
3 156 (41.71%) Mathematics
4 143 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
5 142 (37.97%) SQL
6 129 (34.49%) Computer Science
7 119 (31.82%) Statistics
8 105 (28.07%) Python
9 101 (27.01%) Analytics
10 88 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (23.26%) R
12 83 (22.19%) Decision-Making
13 79 (21.12%) Banking
14 69 (18.45%) Physics
15 59 (15.78%) Front Office
16 57 (15.24%) Data Science
17 54 (14.44%) Software Engineering
17 54 (14.44%) Wealth Management
18 53 (14.17%) QA
18 53 (14.17%) Continuous Improvement
19 52 (13.90%) Marketing
20 50 (13.37%) Visualisation
21 49 (13.10%) Change Management
21 49 (13.10%) Microsoft Excel
22 48 (12.83%) Scrum
23 47 (12.57%) SAS
23 47 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
24 46 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
24 46 (12.30%) Machine Learning
25 45 (12.03%) Java

Economics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 47 (12.57%) SAS
2 23 (6.15%) Apache
3 20 (5.35%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.55%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.27%) Kinematics
Applications
1 49 (13.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.60%) SPSS
5 4 (1.07%) Stata
6 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) Weka
Business Applications
1 34 (9.09%) Temenos T24
2 20 (5.35%) thinkFolio
3 9 (2.41%) Eze OMS
4 4 (1.07%) SAP BPC
4 4 (1.07%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.07%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.53%) Endur
5 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.27%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.61%) SaaS
2 7 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (1.60%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.80%) IaaS
5 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.53%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.53%) Kissmetrics
6 2 (0.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.41%) Broadband
1 9 (2.41%) HTTP
2 5 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.53%) Internet
3 2 (0.53%) LAN
3 2 (0.53%) NAS
3 2 (0.53%) SAN
3 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.53%) WAN
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.42%) Big Data
2 21 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.35%) Power BI
4 19 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 13 (3.48%) Apache Hive
6 13 (3.48%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (2.14%) Data Lake
8 8 (2.14%) QlikView
9 6 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.34%) BigQuery
11 4 (1.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (1.07%) OLAP
11 4 (1.07%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (1.07%) Star Schema
11 4 (1.07%) Text Mining
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.21%) Selenium
2 11 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.87%) JIRA
4 4 (1.07%) Toad
5 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.80%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.53%) RStudio
General
1 162 (43.32%) Finance
2 79 (21.12%) Banking
3 59 (15.78%) Front Office
4 52 (13.90%) Marketing
5 41 (10.96%) Retail
6 37 (9.89%) French Language
6 37 (9.89%) Games
7 36 (9.63%) Spanish Language
8 24 (6.42%) German Language
9 20 (5.35%) Italian Language
10 15 (4.01%) Advertising
11 10 (2.67%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.34%) Legal
13 4 (1.07%) Law
13 4 (1.07%) Military
14 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.80%) Local Government
14 3 (0.80%) Social Science
15 2 (0.53%) Automotive
15 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 120 (32.09%) Analyst
2 50 (13.37%) Business Analyst
3 49 (13.10%) Developer
4 30 (8.02%) Data Scientist
5 21 (5.61%) Project Manager
6 17 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (4.28%) Service Manager
8 15 (4.01%) Senior Business Analyst
9 14 (3.74%) Data Analyst
10 13 (3.48%) Account Manager
10 13 (3.48%) Data Engineer
10 13 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
10 13 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (3.48%) Graduate
10 13 (3.48%) Services Delivery Manager
11 12 (3.21%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.21%) Senior Manager
12 11 (2.94%) Coordinator
12 11 (2.94%) Support Engineer
13 10 (2.67%) Research Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.35%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (3.21%) AngularJS
3 9 (2.41%) OAuth
3 9 (2.41%) Vue.js
4 8 (2.14%) .NET
4 8 (2.14%) Apache Tez
5 6 (1.60%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.34%) WPF
7 4 (1.07%) Node.js
8 3 (0.80%) HTML
8 3 (0.80%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (0.80%) Nightwatchjs
8 3 (0.80%) TensorFlow
8 3 (0.80%) Web Services
9 2 (0.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (0.53%) STL
9 2 (0.53%) Theano
9 2 (0.53%) Torch
10 1 (0.27%) NumPy
10 1 (0.27%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 143 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (11.76%) Fintech
3 37 (9.89%) Management Information System
4 35 (9.36%) Mobile App
5 27 (7.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (6.15%) Equities
6 23 (6.15%) Fixed Income
7 22 (5.88%) Derivative
8 20 (5.35%) Hedge funds
9 14 (3.74%) Algorithms
10 13 (3.48%) FMCG
11 9 (2.41%) Data Structures
12 8 (2.14%) Pricing Data
12 8 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (1.87%) PMI
13 7 (1.87%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.60%) NHS
15 5 (1.34%) Over-the-Top Content
15 5 (1.34%) User Experience
15 5 (1.34%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.21%) Linux
2 10 (2.67%) Unix
3 3 (0.80%) Windows
4 1 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (41.71%) Mathematics
2 129 (34.49%) Computer Science
3 119 (31.82%) Statistics
4 101 (27.01%) Analytics
5 88 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (22.19%) Decision-Making
7 69 (18.45%) Physics
8 57 (15.24%) Data Science
9 54 (14.44%) Software Engineering
9 54 (14.44%) Wealth Management
10 53 (14.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 50 (13.37%) Visualisation
12 49 (13.10%) Change Management
13 48 (12.83%) Scrum
14 47 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
15 46 (12.30%) Machine Learning
16 45 (12.03%) Project Management
17 41 (10.96%) Portfolio Management
18 40 (10.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 142 (37.97%) SQL
2 105 (28.07%) Python
3 87 (23.26%) R
4 45 (12.03%) Java
5 38 (10.16%) C#
6 25 (6.68%) C++
7 23 (6.15%) JavaScript
7 23 (6.15%) MATLAB
8 20 (5.35%) Bash Shell
8 20 (5.35%) Perl
9 18 (4.81%) Ruby
10 17 (4.55%) VBA
11 9 (2.41%) C
12 8 (2.14%) HiveQL
13 7 (1.87%) Scala
13 7 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.34%) Julia
15 4 (1.07%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.53%) PHP
17 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 257 (68.72%) Degree
2 22 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
3 21 (5.61%) Master's Degree
3 21 (5.61%) PhD
4 10 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.41%) MBA
6 8 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.14%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.34%) Postgraduate
8 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.80%) ACCA
10 2 (0.53%) CFA
10 2 (0.53%) CISM
10 2 (0.53%) CISSP
10 2 (0.53%) MCSE
10 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.53%) PMP
11 1 (0.27%) CIMA
11 1 (0.27%) CISA
11 1 (0.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (14.17%) QA
2 36 (9.63%) GDPR
3 34 (9.09%) MiFID
4 23 (6.15%) Data Quality
5 13 (3.48%) SLA
6 4 (1.07%) PMO
7 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.27%) COBIT
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.27%) PSD2
9 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.53%) Puppet
2 2 (0.53%) Scalr
Vendors
1 41 (10.96%) Tableau
2 34 (9.09%) Cadence
3 22 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.88%) Oracle
4 20 (5.35%) Bloomberg
4 20 (5.35%) Eze Software Group
4 20 (5.35%) FXall
4 20 (5.35%) ION Trading
4 20 (5.35%) MarketAxess
4 20 (5.35%) Reuters
4 20 (5.35%) Tradeweb
5 10 (2.67%) Google
6 9 (2.41%) Temenos
7 7 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.87%) SAP
8 6 (1.60%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.60%) Cognos
8 6 (1.60%) Informatica
9 5 (1.34%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.34%) Workday