Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Economics
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 788 799
Rank change year-on-year -44 +11 +111
Permanent jobs citing Economics 338 415 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 221 278 425
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +26.32% -13.64%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £25,675
90th Percentile £86,750 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +57.14% -27.08%

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 152,455 161,761 176,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121,351 127,721 147,508
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Economics in the UK

Economics
Top 15 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 21 September 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 -26 322 £55,000 -8.33% 42
London +59 220 £57,500 -4.17% 22
UK excluding London -57 113 £45,000 -18.18% 24
North of England +25 45 £47,500 +5.56% 4
South East -19 26 £40,750 -18.50% 9
Yorkshire +30 22 £40,000 -36.00% 1
North West +17 21 £60,000 +50.00%
West Midlands +7 11 £41,913 +16.43% 3
Midlands +1 11 £41,913 +28.96% 4
East of England -24 10 £40,000 -50.00% 2
Scotland +12 9 £52,750 +24.12% 1
South West -12 9 £51,250 +93.40% 1
Wales -3 2 £95,000 +171.43% 2
North East -20 2 £27,811 +23.60% 3
Northern Ireland +1 1 £35,000 +16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 239 (70.71%) Degree
2 187 (55.33%) Finance
3 164 (48.52%) Mathematics
4 135 (39.94%) Analytical Skills
5 129 (38.17%) Statistics
6 121 (35.80%) Analytics
7 116 (34.32%) Computer Science
8 99 (29.29%) SQL
9 77 (22.78%) Marketing
10 72 (21.30%) Python
11 71 (21.01%) Microsoft Excel
12 69 (20.41%) R
13 65 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
14 61 (18.05%) Data Science
15 60 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
16 56 (16.57%) Project Management
17 54 (15.98%) SAS
18 53 (15.68%) Physics
19 52 (15.38%) Data Analysis
20 47 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
21 44 (13.02%) Master's Degree
22 43 (12.72%) Visualisation
23 40 (11.83%) Machine Learning
23 40 (11.83%) Decision-Making
24 39 (11.54%) Data Analytics
25 38 (11.24%) Microsoft
25 38 (11.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
25 38 (11.24%) Banking
26 35 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
27 34 (10.06%) Numerate Degree

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 54 (15.98%) SAS
2 11 (3.25%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.18%) Confluence
3 4 (1.18%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 71 (21.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (11.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (8.58%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (4.73%) SPSS
5 6 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.78%) Stata
6 4 (1.18%) EViews
6 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.30%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 6 (1.78%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (1.48%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.89%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.30%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.66%) Google Analytics
4 8 (2.37%) npm
5 7 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.48%) IaaS
6 5 (1.48%) SaaS
7 4 (1.18%) Trello
8 3 (0.89%) Slack
9 2 (0.59%) GitHub
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.30%) Kissmetrics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.44%) Internet
2 8 (2.37%) Symposium
3 3 (0.89%) Firewall
3 3 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.89%) Network Security
3 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.59%) Extranet
4 2 (0.59%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) 5G
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) SMS
5 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.30%) VoIP
5 1 (0.30%) WebEx
5 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.99%) Big Data
2 25 (7.40%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.51%) Data Mining
4 19 (5.62%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.85%) Base SAS
5 13 (3.85%) Power BI
6 11 (3.25%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.96%) Blockchain
8 9 (2.66%) QlikView
9 8 (2.37%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (2.07%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.18%) MySQL
12 4 (1.18%) Spotfire
13 3 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.96%) JIRA
3 8 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.48%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.48%) Maven
5 5 (1.48%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.18%) Artifactory
6 4 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.18%) MSBuild
6 4 (1.18%) MSI
6 4 (1.18%) Selenium
6 4 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.18%) Subversion
7 3 (0.89%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.30%) RStudio
8 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 187 (55.33%) Finance
2 77 (22.78%) Marketing
3 38 (11.24%) Banking
4 19 (5.62%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.03%) Advertising
5 17 (5.03%) Retail
6 16 (4.73%) Telecoms
7 14 (4.14%) Financial Institution
7 14 (4.14%) German Language
7 14 (4.14%) Legal
8 10 (2.96%) Back Office
9 8 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.78%) Spanish Language
11 5 (1.48%) Dutch Language
11 5 (1.48%) Games
11 5 (1.48%) Law
11 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.48%) Portuguese Language
12 4 (1.18%) Electronics
12 4 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 117 (34.62%) Analyst
2 35 (10.36%) Data Scientist
3 29 (8.58%) Business Analyst
4 28 (8.28%) Senior Analyst
5 26 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 19 (5.62%) Developer
7 18 (5.33%) Product Manager
8 14 (4.14%) Project Manager
9 13 (3.85%) Consultant
10 11 (3.25%) Software Engineer
11 10 (2.96%) Architect
11 10 (2.96%) Coordinator
12 9 (2.66%) Pricing Analyst
12 9 (2.66%) Senior Manager
13 8 (2.37%) Graduate
13 8 (2.37%) Senior Statistical Analyst
13 8 (2.37%) Statistical Analyst
14 7 (2.07%) SQL Analyst
15 6 (1.78%) Insight Analyst
15 6 (1.78%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.33%) HTML
2 13 (3.85%) CSS
2 13 (3.85%) HTML5
2 13 (3.85%) Web Services
3 11 (3.25%) AngularJS
3 11 (3.25%) CSS3
3 11 (3.25%) Node.js
4 7 (2.07%) React
5 5 (1.48%) COM
6 4 (1.18%) .NET
6 4 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.89%) Nightwatchjs
7 3 (0.89%) TensorFlow
8 2 (0.59%) D3.js
8 2 (0.59%) MLlib
8 2 (0.59%) Spring
8 2 (0.59%) Theano
8 2 (0.59%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 135 (39.94%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (34.32%) Computer Science
3 32 (9.47%) Fintech
4 25 (7.40%) Management Information System
5 22 (6.51%) Algorithms
6 15 (4.44%) Credit Risk
7 13 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (2.66%) NHS
8 9 (2.66%) PMI
8 9 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.37%) Biotechnology
9 8 (2.37%) Social Media
10 7 (2.07%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.07%) User Experience
11 5 (1.48%) FMCG
12 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.89%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.66%) Windows
2 6 (1.78%) Linux
3 5 (1.48%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.59%) Android
4 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.59%) Unix
5 1 (0.30%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (48.52%) Mathematics
2 129 (38.17%) Statistics
3 121 (35.80%) Analytics
4 65 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
5 61 (18.05%) Data Science
6 60 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (16.57%) Project Management
8 53 (15.68%) Physics
9 52 (15.38%) Data Analysis
10 47 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (12.72%) Visualisation
12 40 (11.83%) Decision-Making
12 40 (11.83%) Machine Learning
13 39 (11.54%) Data Analytics
14 35 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (9.76%) Strategic Thinking
16 31 (9.17%) Data Visualisation
17 30 (8.88%) Investment Management
18 25 (7.40%) Statistical Modelling
19 24 (7.10%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 99 (29.29%) SQL
2 72 (21.30%) Python
3 69 (20.41%) R
4 26 (7.69%) Java
5 24 (7.10%) MATLAB
6 22 (6.51%) C
7 20 (5.92%) C++
8 18 (5.33%) JavaScript
9 17 (5.03%) VBA
10 14 (4.14%) C#
11 13 (3.85%) Scala
12 8 (2.37%) PHP
13 7 (2.07%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.18%) Perl
15 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.89%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 239 (70.71%) Degree
2 44 (13.02%) Master's Degree
3 34 (10.06%) Numerate Degree
4 25 (7.40%) PhD
5 16 (4.73%) PMI Certification
6 15 (4.44%) MBA
7 9 (2.66%) PMP
8 7 (2.07%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.48%) Postgraduate
11 4 (1.18%) CBAP
12 3 (0.89%) CISSP
12 3 (0.89%) CSSLP
12 3 (0.89%) ISSAP
12 3 (0.89%) ISSEP
13 2 (0.59%) CFA
13 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.30%) ACCA
14 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.66%) QA
2 6 (1.78%) SLA
3 5 (1.48%) GDPR
4 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.89%) Basel II
5 3 (0.89%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (0.89%) PMO
6 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.30%) EMIR
6 1 (0.30%) IFRS
6 1 (0.30%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.30%) MiFID
6 1 (0.30%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (1.18%) Docker
1 4 (1.18%) Hyper-V
1 4 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.18%) Ansible
1 4 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.18%) Puppet
1 4 (1.18%) Salt
2 3 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 38 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.76%) Tableau
3 13 (3.85%) Google
4 12 (3.55%) SAP
5 7 (2.07%) Cognos
5 7 (2.07%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.78%) FactSet
6 6 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.78%) SimCorp
7 4 (1.18%) Adobe
7 4 (1.18%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.18%) Apple
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle
7 4 (1.18%) VMware
8 3 (0.89%) Apttus
8 3 (0.89%) Teradata
9 2 (0.59%) Huawei
9 2 (0.59%) Minitab
9 2 (0.59%) RapidMiner
9 2 (0.59%) SunGard