Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Economics
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 772 756 805
Rank change year-on-year -16 +49 +40
Permanent jobs citing Economics 441 450 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 299 329 452
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,075
90th Percentile £94,000 £96,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,925 £36,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +48.76% -36.96% +43.75%

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 156,623 156,367 187,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 126,956 128,832 155,017
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -18 432 £56,250 +7.14% 55
London -47 225 £60,000 +9.09% 36
UK excluding London +51 209 £53,925 +48.76% 21
South East +31 89 £57,500 +64.29% 8
East of England +16 39 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Midlands +23 35 £30,750 +2.50% 1
North of England -8 33 £42,500 -5.56% 7
West Midlands +28 31 £28,500 -5.00% 1
North West -32 24 £36,250 -42.00% 1
Yorkshire +20 9 £57,500 +64.29% 5
South West +1 7 £30,750 +11.82%
Scotland -28 5 £46,250 +85.00%
East Midlands +25 4 £32,500 +10.17%
Northern Ireland - 1 £25,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 253 (57.37%) Mathematics
2 207 (46.94%) Degree
3 186 (42.18%) SQL
4 175 (39.68%) Finance
5 159 (36.05%) Analytical Skills
6 149 (33.79%) Statistics
7 134 (30.39%) Analytics
8 123 (27.89%) Python
9 116 (26.30%) Computer Science
10 108 (24.49%) R
11 98 (22.22%) Marketing
11 98 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
12 96 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
13 78 (17.69%) PhD
14 76 (17.23%) Big Data
15 73 (16.55%) Physics
16 72 (16.33%) Machine Learning
17 68 (15.42%) Data Analysis
18 65 (14.74%) Algorithms
18 65 (14.74%) Data Science
19 58 (13.15%) MATLAB
19 58 (13.15%) Visualisation
20 51 (11.56%) Microsoft Excel
21 47 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
21 47 (10.66%) Business Analysis
22 46 (10.43%) Bayesian Methods
23 44 (9.98%) Julia
23 44 (9.98%) Project Management
24 43 (9.75%) Neural Network
25 42 (9.52%) Microsoft

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 42 (9.52%) SAS
2 15 (3.40%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.59%) Apache Pig
3 7 (1.59%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (0.68%) Confluence
5 2 (0.45%) Apache
5 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.23%) CMS
6 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (11.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (5.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (3.63%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (3.40%) SPSS
6 7 (1.59%) Stata
7 1 (0.23%) EViews
7 1 (0.23%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 16 (3.63%) SAP MII
1 16 (3.63%) SAP MM
1 16 (3.63%) SAP PP
1 16 (3.63%) SAP PP-PI
2 7 (1.59%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.36%) SAP CO
3 6 (1.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.22%) Adobe Analytics
2 19 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.59%) IaaS
5 5 (1.13%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.68%) PaaS
7 3 (0.68%) Slack
7 3 (0.68%) Trello
8 2 (0.45%) AdWords
9 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.36%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.13%) NAS
2 5 (1.13%) SAN
2 5 (1.13%) WAN
2 5 (1.13%) WebEx
3 4 (0.91%) Internet
4 3 (0.68%) LAN
4 3 (0.68%) Network Security
5 2 (0.45%) Skype
5 2 (0.45%) Telepresence
5 2 (0.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.23%) Broadband
6 1 (0.23%) DWDM
6 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) Symposium
6 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.23%) Big Data
2 47 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (8.39%) Hadoop
4 24 (5.44%) SQL Server
5 20 (4.54%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.63%) Apache Hive
7 15 (3.40%) Data Mining
8 14 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (3.17%) Power BI
9 12 (2.72%) Data Mart
9 12 (2.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.72%) OLAP
9 12 (2.72%) QlikView
10 8 (1.81%) Impala
10 8 (1.81%) Semantic Layer
11 6 (1.36%) Electronic Patient Records
11 6 (1.36%) Star Schema
12 5 (1.13%) GIS
12 5 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.81%) TeamCity
2 5 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.91%) Artifactory
3 4 (0.91%) JIRA
3 4 (0.91%) Maven
3 4 (0.91%) MSBuild
3 4 (0.91%) MSI
3 4 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.68%) Subversion
4 3 (0.68%) Toad
5 2 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.23%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.23%) JUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.23%) Mocha
General
1 175 (39.68%) Finance
2 98 (22.22%) Marketing
3 32 (7.26%) Banking
4 30 (6.80%) Legal
5 27 (6.12%) Games
6 20 (4.54%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.85%) Investment Banking
8 16 (3.63%) Electronics
9 12 (2.72%) Advertising
9 12 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (2.49%) Billing
10 11 (2.49%) Publishing
10 11 (2.49%) Retail Banking
11 10 (2.27%) Law
11 10 (2.27%) Retail
12 9 (2.04%) Telecoms
13 7 (1.59%) Automotive
13 7 (1.59%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.59%) French Language
14 4 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 161 (36.51%) Analyst
2 65 (14.74%) Business Analyst
3 49 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 43 (9.75%) Developer
5 30 (6.80%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 29 (6.58%) Data Scientist
7 28 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 23 (5.22%) Business Manager
9 22 (4.99%) Business Analysis Manager
10 21 (4.76%) Architect
10 21 (4.76%) Consultant
11 16 (3.63%) Business Systems Analyst
12 15 (3.40%) Commercial Manager
12 15 (3.40%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.40%) Senior Manager
13 14 (3.17%) Data Business Analyst
13 14 (3.17%) Graduate
13 14 (3.17%) Software Developer
14 13 (2.95%) Business IT Analyst
14 13 (2.95%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.67%) .NET
2 22 (4.99%) Natural Language Processing
2 22 (4.99%) TensorFlow
3 21 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 21 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (4.08%) jQuery
5 17 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
6 16 (3.63%) SAPUI5
6 16 (3.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (3.40%) .NET Framework
7 15 (3.40%) Entity Framework
8 14 (3.17%) HTML
9 13 (2.95%) AngularJS
10 11 (2.49%) Kafka
11 10 (2.27%) CSS
12 8 (1.81%) HTML5
12 8 (1.81%) Web Services
13 7 (1.59%) CSS3
13 7 (1.59%) Node.js
14 4 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 159 (36.05%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (26.30%) Computer Science
3 65 (14.74%) Algorithms
4 18 (4.08%) Analytical Mindset
5 16 (3.63%) User Experience
6 12 (2.72%) Credit Risk
6 12 (2.72%) Fintech
6 12 (2.72%) Reference Data
7 11 (2.49%) BBC
7 11 (2.49%) Hedge funds
7 11 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.59%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.59%) Life Science
10 7 (1.59%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.36%) Online Games
11 6 (1.36%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.67%) Linux
2 15 (3.40%) Windows
3 4 (0.91%) Unix
4 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (57.37%) Mathematics
2 149 (33.79%) Statistics
3 134 (30.39%) Analytics
4 98 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (16.55%) Physics
7 72 (16.33%) Machine Learning
8 68 (15.42%) Data Analysis
9 65 (14.74%) Data Science
10 58 (13.15%) Visualisation
11 47 (10.66%) Business Analysis
12 46 (10.43%) Bayesian Methods
13 44 (9.98%) Project Management
14 43 (9.75%) Neural Network
15 41 (9.30%) Data Management
16 40 (9.07%) Deep Learning
17 37 (8.39%) Data Modelling
17 37 (8.39%) Line Management
17 37 (8.39%) Probabilistic Modelling
18 36 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (42.18%) SQL
2 123 (27.89%) Python
3 108 (24.49%) R
4 58 (13.15%) MATLAB
5 44 (9.98%) Julia
6 42 (9.52%) Java
6 42 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 36 (8.16%) C#
8 32 (7.26%) C++
9 22 (4.99%) VBA
10 19 (4.31%) T-SQL
11 18 (4.08%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.59%) C
12 7 (1.59%) Scala
13 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.91%) PHP
14 4 (0.91%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.45%) VBScript
16 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 207 (46.94%) Degree
2 78 (17.69%) PhD
3 34 (7.71%) ISEB
4 23 (5.22%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (3.40%) PMI Certification
6 14 (3.17%) PMP
7 10 (2.27%) Master's Degree
8 9 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.81%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.91%) MBA
11 3 (0.68%) MCSE
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.23%) APMP
13 1 (0.23%) CBAP
13 1 (0.23%) CFA
13 1 (0.23%) CRISC
13 1 (0.23%) PgMP
13 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.71%) Data Quality
2 18 (4.08%) SLA
3 17 (3.85%) QA
4 6 (1.36%) GDPR
5 5 (1.13%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.91%) PMO
7 3 (0.68%) IFRS
8 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (1.59%) Hyper-V
1 7 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.68%) Docker
2 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.45%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.59%) Puppet
2 4 (0.91%) Ansible
2 4 (0.91%) Salt
3 3 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.68%) SCCM
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.23%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.30%) Tableau
3 25 (5.67%) SAP
4 24 (5.44%) Adobe
5 21 (4.76%) Oracle
6 16 (3.63%) Google
7 14 (3.17%) Alteryx
8 8 (1.81%) Cloudera
8 8 (1.81%) Facebook
9 7 (1.59%) Bloomberg
9 7 (1.59%) Intel
9 7 (1.59%) VMware
10 4 (0.91%) Cognos
10 4 (0.91%) Informatica
10 4 (0.91%) Talend
11 3 (0.68%) Citrix
11 3 (0.68%) Cognizant
11 3 (0.68%) Hitachi
11 3 (0.68%) HP
11 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com