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

Economics
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 836 771 788
Rank change year-on-year -65 +17 +85
Permanent jobs citing Economics 310 446 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 215 298 364
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £89,000 £90,000 £106,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £56,675 £35,000
% change year-on-year -25.01% +61.93% -39.13%

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 146,532 163,828 172,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.48% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 116,434 129,547 143,637
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 November 2018.

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 18 November 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 -79 285 £55,000 -8.33% 56
London +23 196 £58,750 +6.82% 36
UK excluding London -82 108 £42,500 -25.01% 23
North of England +13 37 £42,500 - 3
South East -1 21 £42,500 -29.17% 10
Yorkshire +27 17 £37,500 -45.45% 1
North West +6 17 £55,000 +41.94%
Midlands +1 16 £41,913 +28.96% 2
Scotland +6 13 £50,000 +17.65% 3
West Midlands +15 9 £41,913 +16.43% 2
South West +27 8 £51,250 +66.67% 2
East Midlands -2 7 £45,000 +38.46%
East of England -13 6 £22,500 -71.88% 3
Wales +1 5 £95,000 +171.43%
North East -5 3 £20,622 -8.35% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 204 (65.81%) Degree
2 168 (54.19%) Finance
3 145 (46.77%) Mathematics
4 121 (39.03%) Analytical Skills
5 114 (36.77%) Statistics
6 107 (34.52%) SQL
7 98 (31.61%) Analytics
8 91 (29.35%) Computer Science
9 71 (22.90%) Marketing
10 65 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 61 (19.68%) R
12 61 (19.68%) Problem-Solving
13 60 (19.35%) Python
14 58 (18.71%) Physics
15 52 (16.77%) Data Science
16 48 (15.48%) Project Management
17 47 (15.16%) SAS
18 44 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (13.87%) Decision-Making
20 42 (13.55%) Fintech
21 40 (12.90%) Banking
21 40 (12.90%) Visualisation
22 38 (12.26%) Master's Degree
23 37 (11.94%) Data Analysis
24 33 (10.65%) Tableau
24 33 (10.65%) Machine Learning
25 30 (9.68%) Strategic Thinking
26 29 (9.35%) Data Analytics
27 28 (9.03%) Software Engineering

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 (15.16%) SAS
2 9 (2.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
4 1 (0.32%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 62 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (8.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (3.87%) SPSS
5 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.29%) EViews
6 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.65%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.97%) BigMachines
2 3 (0.97%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.97%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.97%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.65%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.32%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.26%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.94%) npm
3 6 (1.94%) SaaS
4 3 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.97%) IaaS
5 2 (0.65%) GitHub
5 2 (0.65%) Trello
6 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) Kissmetrics
6 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.52%) Internet
2 4 (1.29%) Symposium
3 3 (0.97%) Firewall
3 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.97%) Network Security
4 2 (0.65%) Broadband
5 1 (0.32%) SMS
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.32%) VoIP
5 1 (0.32%) WebEx
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.74%) Data Mining
2 21 (6.77%) Big Data
3 19 (6.13%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.16%) Hadoop
4 16 (5.16%) Power BI
5 9 (2.90%) Apache Hive
5 9 (2.90%) Base SAS
5 9 (2.90%) QlikView
6 8 (2.58%) Blockchain
6 8 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 7 (2.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 5 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.29%) Spotfire
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.97%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.23%) JIRA
2 7 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.97%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.97%) Maven
5 3 (0.97%) Selenium
5 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.65%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.65%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.65%) MSI
6 2 (0.65%) RStudio
6 2 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.65%) Subversion
6 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 168 (54.19%) Finance
2 71 (22.90%) Marketing
3 40 (12.90%) Banking
4 25 (8.06%) Retail
5 18 (5.81%) Advertising
6 12 (3.87%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.26%) Front Office
9 6 (1.94%) German Language
9 6 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.61%) Electronics
10 5 (1.61%) Spanish Language
11 4 (1.29%) Law
11 4 (1.29%) Legal
11 4 (1.29%) Local Government
11 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.97%) Back Office
12 3 (0.97%) Games
13 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (33.23%) Analyst
2 36 (11.61%) Business Analyst
3 26 (8.39%) Developer
4 24 (7.74%) Data Scientist
5 19 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (5.48%) Coordinator
7 16 (5.16%) Data Analyst
8 15 (4.84%) Project Manager
9 10 (3.23%) Junior
9 10 (3.23%) Pricing Analyst
9 10 (3.23%) Product Manager
10 9 (2.90%) Analytics Manager
10 9 (2.90%) Graduate
10 9 (2.90%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (2.90%) SQL Analyst
11 8 (2.58%) Architect
11 8 (2.58%) C# Developer
11 8 (2.58%) Senior Manager
11 8 (2.58%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.87%) HTML
2 9 (2.90%) AngularJS
3 8 (2.58%) CSS
3 8 (2.58%) Web Services
4 7 (2.26%) .NET
4 7 (2.26%) CSS3
4 7 (2.26%) HTML5
5 5 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.61%) Node.js
5 5 (1.61%) WPF
6 4 (1.29%) React
7 3 (0.97%) Apache Tez
7 3 (0.97%) Nightwatchjs
7 3 (0.97%) TensorFlow
8 2 (0.65%) Google Maps API
8 2 (0.65%) MLlib
8 2 (0.65%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.65%) Spring
8 2 (0.65%) Theano
8 2 (0.65%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 121 (39.03%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (29.35%) Computer Science
3 42 (13.55%) Fintech
4 16 (5.16%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.19%) Credit Risk
6 11 (3.55%) NHS
6 11 (3.55%) PMI
7 10 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.58%) Social Media
9 7 (2.26%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.29%) Biotechnology
10 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.29%) FMCG
11 3 (0.97%) Derivative
11 3 (0.97%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.97%) PKI
11 3 (0.97%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.94%) Linux
2 4 (1.29%) Unix
2 4 (1.29%) Windows
3 1 (0.32%) Robot Operating System
3 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (46.77%) Mathematics
2 114 (36.77%) Statistics
3 98 (31.61%) Analytics
4 65 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (19.68%) Problem-Solving
6 58 (18.71%) Physics
7 52 (16.77%) Data Science
8 48 (15.48%) Project Management
9 44 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (13.87%) Decision-Making
11 40 (12.90%) Visualisation
12 37 (11.94%) Data Analysis
13 33 (10.65%) Machine Learning
14 30 (9.68%) Strategic Thinking
15 29 (9.35%) Data Analytics
16 28 (9.03%) Software Engineering
17 27 (8.71%) Data Visualisation
17 27 (8.71%) Predictive Modelling
18 26 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (7.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 107 (34.52%) SQL
2 61 (19.68%) R
3 60 (19.35%) Python
4 22 (7.10%) C#
5 18 (5.81%) C
6 16 (5.16%) VBA
7 14 (4.52%) Java
8 13 (4.19%) MATLAB
9 11 (3.55%) C++
9 11 (3.55%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.23%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.90%) Scala
12 4 (1.29%) Perl
12 4 (1.29%) PHP
13 3 (0.97%) HiveQL
14 2 (0.65%) VB
14 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 204 (65.81%) Degree
2 38 (12.26%) Master's Degree
3 26 (8.39%) Numerate Degree
4 16 (5.16%) PMI Certification
5 15 (4.84%) MBA
6 12 (3.87%) PhD
7 7 (2.26%) PMP
8 6 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.29%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.97%) CISSP
10 3 (0.97%) CSSLP
10 3 (0.97%) ISSAP
10 3 (0.97%) ISSEP
11 2 (0.65%) CBAP
11 2 (0.65%) CFA
11 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.32%) ACCA
12 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.52%) QA
2 11 (3.55%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.61%) GDPR
3 5 (1.61%) PMO
4 3 (0.97%) Basel II
4 3 (0.97%) MiFID
5 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.32%) EMIR
6 1 (0.32%) IFRS
6 1 (0.32%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.65%) Ansible
2 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.65%) Puppet
2 2 (0.65%) Salt
3 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 33 (10.65%) Tableau
2 26 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.19%) SAP
4 11 (3.55%) Google
4 11 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.61%) Cognos
5 5 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (1.29%) Adobe
6 4 (1.29%) Facebook
6 4 (1.29%) Workday
7 3 (0.97%) Adaptive Insights
7 3 (0.97%) Apttus
7 3 (0.97%) Birst
7 3 (0.97%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.97%) Oracle
7 3 (0.97%) SnapLogic
8 2 (0.65%) Cadence
8 2 (0.65%) VMware
9 1 (0.32%) Murex
9 1 (0.32%) Teradata