Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Economics
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 773 883
Rank change year-on-year -11 +110 -109
Permanent jobs citing Economics 426 483 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 283 388 374
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +6.80%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +71.43% -30.00% +19.76%

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 156707 170358 194395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.22% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123341 141716 159769
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,354 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% - +6.25%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 +2 411 £60,000 +20.00% 25
London -47 213 £60,000 +9.09% 14
UK excluding London +84 212 £60,000 +71.43% 14
East of England +33 54 £80,000 +68.42% 1
South East +27 48 £65,000 +85.71% 4
North of England +4 47 £41,250 +21.32% 2
Midlands +49 36 £33,750 -26.63% 4
West Midlands +26 27 £35,500 -18.39% 4
North West -18 27 £40,000 -19.76% 2
Yorkshire +37 18 £75,000 +188.46%
Wales +31 12 £35,000 -33.33% 1
South West +21 12 £26,500 -1.85%
East Midlands +44 9 £32,500 -40.91%
North East +18 2 £22,500 +50.00%
Scotland -5 2 £42,500 +60.38% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 with a requirement for Economics.

1 226 (53.05%) Degree
2 211 (49.53%) Mathematics
3 184 (43.19%) Finance
4 172 (40.38%) SQL
5 161 (37.79%) Statistics
6 146 (34.27%) Analytical Skills
7 131 (30.75%) Computer Science
8 107 (25.12%) Analytics
9 106 (24.88%) Python
10 97 (22.77%) Marketing
11 83 (19.48%) R
12 82 (19.25%) Machine Learning
13 81 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
14 73 (17.14%) Physics
15 71 (16.67%) MATLAB
15 71 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 69 (16.20%) Data Analysis
17 68 (15.96%) Microsoft Excel
17 68 (15.96%) PhD
18 58 (13.62%) Visualisation
19 57 (13.38%) Tableau
20 56 (13.15%) Julia
21 55 (12.91%) Microsoft
22 52 (12.21%) Algorithms
23 50 (11.74%) Data Modelling
24 48 (11.27%) Data Quality
25 47 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
26 46 (10.80%) Artificial Intelligence
27 45 (10.56%) Bayesian Methods
28 44 (10.33%) Deep Learning

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 36 (8.45%) SAS
2 12 (2.82%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.70%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.47%) Apache
4 2 (0.47%) Confluence
4 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 68 (15.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (4.93%) SPSS
3 18 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.94%) EViews
7 1 (0.23%) Stata
7 1 (0.23%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 28 (6.57%) SAP MII
1 28 (6.57%) SAP MM
1 28 (6.57%) SAP PP
1 28 (6.57%) SAP PP-PI
2 3 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Actimize
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.16%) Adobe Analytics
2 19 (4.46%) Google Analytics
3 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.64%) Google Tag Manager
5 6 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.47%) IaaS
6 2 (0.47%) PaaS
6 2 (0.47%) Slack
6 2 (0.47%) Trello
7 1 (0.23%) AdWords
7 1 (0.23%) Kissmetrics
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.47%) Internet
2 2 (0.47%) LAN
2 2 (0.47%) Skype
2 2 (0.47%) Telepresence
2 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.47%) VPN
2 2 (0.47%) WAN
2 2 (0.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (9.86%) Big Data
3 33 (7.75%) Relational Database
4 32 (7.51%) SQL Server
5 27 (6.34%) Data Mining
6 18 (4.23%) Power BI
6 18 (4.23%) QlikView
7 16 (3.76%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.82%) OLAP
9 10 (2.35%) Apache Hive
9 10 (2.35%) Data Mart
9 10 (2.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.35%) Spotfire
10 9 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.64%) Electronic Patient Records
12 7 (1.64%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.41%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
1 7 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.41%) Toad
3 5 (1.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.70%) JIRA
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.47%) Subversion
5 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.23%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.23%) JUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.23%) Mocha
General
1 184 (43.19%) Finance
2 97 (22.77%) Marketing
3 35 (8.22%) Banking
3 35 (8.22%) Manufacturing
4 23 (5.40%) Games
5 19 (4.46%) Legal
6 16 (3.76%) Retail
7 14 (3.29%) Investment Banking
7 14 (3.29%) Retail Banking
8 13 (3.05%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.11%) Publishing
10 8 (1.88%) Military
11 7 (1.64%) Advertising
11 7 (1.64%) Billing
11 7 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.41%) Electronics
13 3 (0.70%) Automotive
13 3 (0.70%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.70%) Law
14 2 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 175 (41.08%) Analyst
2 65 (15.26%) Business Analyst
3 50 (11.74%) Data Analyst
4 34 (7.98%) Developer
5 32 (7.51%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 28 (6.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 28 (6.57%) Business Systems Analyst
6 28 (6.57%) Data Scientist
7 26 (6.10%) Graduate
8 20 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 18 (4.23%) Consultant
10 17 (3.99%) Senior Manager
11 16 (3.76%) Research Engineer
12 15 (3.52%) Insight Analyst
12 15 (3.52%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.29%) Angular Developer
14 13 (3.05%) Business Manager
14 13 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
15 12 (2.82%) Business IT Analyst
15 12 (2.82%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.57%) HTML
1 28 (6.57%) SAPUI5
2 24 (5.63%) CSS
3 23 (5.40%) AngularJS
4 21 (4.93%) React
5 20 (4.69%) Angular 2
5 20 (4.69%) Ember.js
6 19 (4.46%) TensorFlow
7 13 (3.05%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (1.41%) NumPy
9 5 (1.17%) SciPy
9 5 (1.17%) XML
10 4 (0.94%) JSON
11 3 (0.70%) .NET
11 3 (0.70%) Pandas
11 3 (0.70%) Play Framework
11 3 (0.70%) scikit-learn
11 3 (0.70%) Web Services
12 2 (0.47%) .NET Core
12 2 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 146 (34.27%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (30.75%) Computer Science
3 52 (12.21%) Algorithms
4 33 (7.75%) User Experience
5 15 (3.52%) Credit Risk
5 15 (3.52%) Digital Media
6 11 (2.58%) Reference Data
7 10 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.11%) Fintech
9 8 (1.88%) Life Science
10 7 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.41%) Mobile Games
12 5 (1.17%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.94%) BBC
13 4 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.70%) Derivative
14 3 (0.70%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.29%) Linux
2 5 (1.17%) Windows
3 4 (0.94%) Android
3 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (49.53%) Mathematics
2 161 (37.79%) Statistics
3 107 (25.12%) Analytics
4 82 (19.25%) Machine Learning
5 81 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (17.14%) Physics
7 71 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (16.20%) Data Analysis
9 58 (13.62%) Visualisation
10 50 (11.74%) Data Modelling
11 46 (10.80%) Artificial Intelligence
12 45 (10.56%) Bayesian Methods
13 44 (10.33%) Deep Learning
14 43 (10.09%) Project Management
15 42 (9.86%) Data Visualisation
16 41 (9.62%) Mentoring
16 41 (9.62%) Neural Network
17 40 (9.39%) Probabilistic Modelling
18 35 (8.22%) Business Analysis
18 35 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (40.38%) SQL
2 106 (24.88%) Python
3 83 (19.48%) R
4 71 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 56 (13.15%) Julia
6 35 (8.22%) JavaScript
7 33 (7.75%) Java
8 24 (5.63%) VBA
9 20 (4.69%) C++
10 17 (3.99%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.58%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.11%) Scala
13 5 (1.17%) C#
13 5 (1.17%) VB
14 3 (0.70%) C
15 2 (0.47%) Ruby
16 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.23%) Fortran
16 1 (0.23%) Lisp
16 1 (0.23%) Lua
Qualifications
1 226 (53.05%) Degree
2 68 (15.96%) PhD
3 23 (5.40%) ISEB
3 23 (5.40%) Numerate Degree
4 20 (4.69%) A+ Certification
5 18 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (3.05%) PMI Certification
7 11 (2.58%) PMP
8 10 (2.35%) Master's Degree
9 9 (2.11%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.94%) MBA
11 3 (0.70%) ACCA
11 3 (0.70%) CIMA
11 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.47%) CFA
12 2 (0.47%) CISA
12 2 (0.47%) CISM
12 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.23%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.27%) Data Quality
2 31 (7.28%) SLA
3 20 (4.69%) QA
4 14 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (2.82%) ISO 9001
6 9 (2.11%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.94%) TickIT
8 2 (0.47%) PMO
9 1 (0.23%) FINRA
9 1 (0.23%) GDPR
9 1 (0.23%) IFRS
9 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.47%) Docker
2 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Ansible
1 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.47%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) Kibana
2 1 (0.23%) Piwik
Vendors
1 57 (13.38%) Tableau
2 55 (12.91%) Microsoft
3 39 (9.15%) SAP
4 34 (7.98%) Google
5 26 (6.10%) Oracle
6 17 (3.99%) Adobe
6 17 (3.99%) Facebook
7 10 (2.35%) Alteryx
8 9 (2.11%) Informatica
9 7 (1.64%) Talend
10 6 (1.41%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.41%) Tealium
11 4 (0.94%) Minitab
12 3 (0.70%) Birst
12 3 (0.70%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.70%) Citrix
12 3 (0.70%) Cognos
12 3 (0.70%) Criteo
12 3 (0.70%) DoubleClick
12 3 (0.70%) VMware