Period
to 17 June 2018

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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Economics
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 768 810
Rank change year-on-year -46 +42 +65
Permanent jobs citing Economics 393 419 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 255 315 460
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £25,725
90th Percentile £93,750 £84,000 £83,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +20.00%

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 155,966 155,789 180,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.77% 90.62% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 125,400 126,906 150,227
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Economics in the UK

Economics
Top 14 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 17 June 2018. 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 -17 385 £57,500 +4.55% 43
London -44 215 £60,000 +4.35% 26
UK excluding London +23 170 £50,000 +25.00% 22
South East +18 79 £50,000 +42.86% 5
North of England +3 36 £65,000 +48.57% 9
East of England +4 31 £55,000 -26.67% 2
Yorkshire +33 20 £65,000 +85.71% 8
West Midlands +22 17 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Midlands +9 17 £29,000 -10.77% 1
North West +3 15 £65,000 +8.33% 1
South West -10 3 £40,000 +50.94%
Scotland -22 3 £47,375 +11.47% 4
Northern Ireland +8 1 £25,000 -16.67% 1
North East -24 1 £35,000 +27.27%

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, 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.

1 237 (60.31%) Degree
2 191 (48.60%) Mathematics
3 187 (47.58%) Finance
4 164 (41.73%) Analytics
5 145 (36.90%) Analytical Skills
6 129 (32.82%) Statistics
7 109 (27.74%) R
8 101 (25.70%) Computer Science
8 101 (25.70%) Python
9 96 (24.43%) SQL
10 94 (23.92%) Marketing
11 79 (20.10%) Data Science
12 72 (18.32%) Visualisation
12 72 (18.32%) Microsoft Excel
13 71 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
14 60 (15.27%) SAS
15 58 (14.76%) Project Management
16 54 (13.74%) Big Data
17 53 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
17 53 (13.49%) Data Analysis
17 53 (13.49%) Decision-Making
18 51 (12.98%) Data Analytics
19 50 (12.72%) Physics
20 49 (12.47%) Microsoft
21 48 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
21 48 (12.21%) PhD
22 47 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
23 45 (11.45%) Algorithms
24 44 (11.20%) Machine Learning
24 44 (11.20%) Data Visualisation

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 60 (15.27%) SAS
2 24 (6.11%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.80%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.53%) Confluence
5 5 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.02%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 72 (18.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (8.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (4.33%) SPSS
5 14 (3.56%) Stata
6 8 (2.04%) EViews
7 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.25%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (2.04%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (1.78%) NetSuite
2 7 (1.78%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.53%) SAP CO
3 6 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.07%) Adobe Analytics
4 11 (2.80%) IaaS
5 9 (2.29%) Google Analytics
6 8 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.27%) PaaS
7 5 (1.27%) Slack
7 5 (1.27%) Trello
8 4 (1.02%) npm
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.05%) Internet
2 11 (2.80%) Symposium
3 10 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.78%) SAN
5 5 (1.27%) LAN
5 5 (1.27%) NAS
5 5 (1.27%) WAN
6 4 (1.02%) Firewall
6 4 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.02%) Network Security
7 2 (0.51%) Extranet
7 2 (0.51%) WebEx
8 1 (0.25%) 5G
8 1 (0.25%) Intranet
8 1 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.74%) Big Data
2 38 (9.67%) Hadoop
3 24 (6.11%) SQL Server
4 22 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (5.09%) Apache Hive
6 16 (4.07%) Data Mining
7 14 (3.56%) Impala
8 13 (3.31%) Base SAS
9 12 (3.05%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.80%) Power BI
11 9 (2.29%) QlikView
12 7 (1.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.27%) Blockchain
14 5 (1.27%) Data Mart
14 5 (1.27%) OLAP
14 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (1.02%) Electronic Patient Records
16 3 (0.76%) NoSQL
16 3 (0.76%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 12 (3.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.04%) JIRA
2 8 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 7 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.53%) Artifactory
4 6 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (1.53%) Maven
4 6 (1.53%) MSBuild
4 6 (1.53%) MSI
4 6 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.27%) Subversion
6 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 187 (47.58%) Finance
2 94 (23.92%) Marketing
3 39 (9.92%) Banking
4 28 (7.12%) Legal
5 22 (5.60%) Financial Institution
6 21 (5.34%) Advertising
7 20 (5.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (4.83%) Investment Banking
9 18 (4.58%) Games
10 15 (3.82%) Law
11 14 (3.56%) German Language
11 14 (3.56%) Retail
11 14 (3.56%) Telecoms
12 9 (2.29%) Back Office
13 7 (1.78%) Spanish Language
14 6 (1.53%) French Language
15 5 (1.27%) Dutch Language
15 5 (1.27%) Manufacturing
15 5 (1.27%) Portuguese Language
15 5 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 128 (32.57%) Analyst
2 37 (9.41%) Senior Analyst
3 36 (9.16%) Architect
3 36 (9.16%) Data Analyst
3 36 (9.16%) Data Scientist
4 32 (8.14%) Business Analyst
5 18 (4.58%) Consultant
6 16 (4.07%) Data Architect
6 16 (4.07%) Product Manager
6 16 (4.07%) Senior Manager
7 14 (3.56%) Big Data Architect
7 14 (3.56%) Business Manager
8 13 (3.31%) Graduate
9 12 (3.05%) Developer
9 12 (3.05%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.05%) Statistical Analyst
10 11 (2.80%) Account Manager
10 11 (2.80%) Senior Statistical Analyst
11 10 (2.54%) Business Analysis Manager
12 9 (2.29%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.34%) HTML
2 16 (4.07%) Kafka
3 15 (3.82%) Web Services
4 14 (3.56%) CSS
5 12 (3.05%) AngularJS
5 12 (3.05%) HTML5
5 12 (3.05%) Node.js
6 10 (2.54%) CSS3
7 8 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
8 7 (1.78%) React
9 6 (1.53%) .NET
9 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.53%) jQuery
9 6 (1.53%) TensorFlow
10 5 (1.27%) D3.js
11 4 (1.02%) WCF
11 4 (1.02%) WPF
12 3 (0.76%) COM
13 2 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 145 (36.90%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (25.70%) Computer Science
3 45 (11.45%) Algorithms
4 30 (7.63%) Management Information System
5 24 (6.11%) Fintech
6 19 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (4.07%) User Experience
8 15 (3.82%) Public Cloud
9 11 (2.80%) Biotechnology
9 11 (2.80%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (2.29%) Credit Risk
11 8 (2.04%) FMCG
12 7 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.53%) Life Science
13 6 (1.53%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.27%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
15 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.36%) Windows
2 17 (4.33%) Linux
3 8 (2.04%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.51%) Android
4 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.51%) Unix
4 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (48.60%) Mathematics
2 164 (41.73%) Analytics
3 129 (32.82%) Statistics
4 79 (20.10%) Data Science
5 72 (18.32%) Visualisation
6 71 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
7 58 (14.76%) Project Management
8 53 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (13.49%) Data Analysis
8 53 (13.49%) Decision-Making
9 51 (12.98%) Data Analytics
10 50 (12.72%) Physics
11 48 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 44 (11.20%) Data Visualisation
13 44 (11.20%) Machine Learning
14 31 (7.89%) Investment Management
15 30 (7.63%) Predictive Modelling
16 29 (7.38%) Business Analysis
17 28 (7.12%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 109 (27.74%) R
2 101 (25.70%) Python
3 96 (24.43%) SQL
4 40 (10.18%) MATLAB
5 35 (8.91%) Java
6 32 (8.14%) JavaScript
7 25 (6.36%) C++
7 25 (6.36%) VBA
8 20 (5.09%) C
9 13 (3.31%) C#
10 10 (2.54%) PHP
10 10 (2.54%) Scala
11 9 (2.29%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.78%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.78%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.02%) Julia
14 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 237 (60.31%) Degree
2 48 (12.21%) PhD
3 34 (8.65%) Numerate Degree
4 29 (7.38%) Master's Degree
5 10 (2.54%) ISEB
6 9 (2.29%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.04%) PMP
7 8 (2.04%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.53%) CBAP
8 6 (1.53%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.27%) CISSP
9 5 (1.27%) MBA
9 5 (1.27%) MCSE
9 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.02%) CSSLP
10 4 (1.02%) ISSAP
10 4 (1.02%) ISSEP
10 4 (1.02%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.05%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.29%) GDPR
2 9 (2.29%) SLA
3 6 (1.53%) QA
4 4 (1.02%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (1.02%) PMO
5 3 (0.76%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (0.76%) IFRS
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) P3O
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (2.80%) Hyper-V
1 11 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.53%) Docker
3 5 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (2.80%) Puppet
2 6 (1.53%) Ansible
2 6 (1.53%) Salt
3 5 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (1.27%) SCCM
4 4 (1.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.25%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 49 (12.47%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.12%) Tableau
3 20 (5.09%) Adobe
4 16 (4.07%) Google
5 14 (3.56%) Cloudera
6 11 (2.80%) VMware
7 10 (2.54%) Oracle
7 10 (2.54%) SAP
8 9 (2.29%) FactSet
9 8 (2.04%) Alteryx
9 8 (2.04%) Apple
9 8 (2.04%) SimCorp
10 6 (1.53%) Facebook
10 6 (1.53%) Intel
11 5 (1.27%) Ayehu
11 5 (1.27%) Citrix
11 5 (1.27%) Cognizant
11 5 (1.27%) Hitachi
11 5 (1.27%) HP
11 5 (1.27%) Salesforce.com