Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Economics
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 776 780 843
Rank change year-on-year +4 +63 -63
Permanent jobs citing Economics 450 478 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 301 363 402
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £108,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,675 £35,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year +61.93% -38.60% +42.50%

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
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 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 21 November 2017.

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 November 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 +6 440 £60,000 +20.00% 28
London -29 226 £55,000 - 19
UK excluding London +56 223 £56,675 +61.93% 11
South East +28 60 £65,000 +85.71% 4
East of England +31 52 £80,000 +68.42% 1
North of England +14 50 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Midlands +60 41 £32,500 -18.75% 3
West Midlands +29 32 £35,500 -11.25%
North West -5 29 £38,750 -35.42% 1
Yorkshire +29 19 £68,750 +164.42%
South West +10 10 £30,750 +13.89%
East Midlands - 9 £32,500 - 3
Wales +16 5 £35,000 -33.33%
Scotland -17 5 £42,500 +70.00% 2
North East +8 2 £22,500 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 247 (54.89%) Mathematics
2 224 (49.78%) Degree
3 201 (44.67%) SQL
4 191 (42.44%) Finance
5 183 (40.67%) Statistics
6 169 (37.56%) Analytical Skills
7 148 (32.89%) Computer Science
8 118 (26.22%) Python
9 112 (24.89%) Analytics
10 102 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
11 95 (21.11%) Marketing
12 94 (20.89%) R
13 93 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
14 90 (20.00%) Machine Learning
15 81 (18.00%) Physics
16 78 (17.33%) PhD
17 77 (17.11%) MATLAB
18 68 (15.11%) Microsoft Excel
19 67 (14.89%) Data Analysis
20 64 (14.22%) Julia
21 63 (14.00%) Algorithms
22 57 (12.67%) Microsoft
23 56 (12.44%) Big Data
23 56 (12.44%) Bayesian Methods
24 55 (12.22%) Tableau
25 53 (11.78%) Visualisation
26 51 (11.33%) Neural Network
26 51 (11.33%) Deep Learning
27 49 (10.89%) Data Modelling
28 48 (10.67%) JavaScript

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 37 (8.22%) SAS
2 10 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.89%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.44%) Apache
4 2 (0.44%) Confluence
4 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.22%) CMS
5 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 68 (15.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (4.67%) SPSS
5 19 (4.22%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.89%) EViews
7 1 (0.22%) Stata
7 1 (0.22%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 28 (6.22%) SAP MII
1 28 (6.22%) SAP MM
1 28 (6.22%) SAP PP
1 28 (6.22%) SAP PP-PI
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle AML
2 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Actimize
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 14 (3.11%) Google Analytics
3 13 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.56%) Google Tag Manager
5 6 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.44%) IaaS
6 2 (0.44%) PaaS
6 2 (0.44%) Slack
6 2 (0.44%) Trello
7 1 (0.22%) AdWords
7 1 (0.22%) Kissmetrics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.89%) WAN
2 3 (0.67%) Network Security
2 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.44%) Internet
3 2 (0.44%) LAN
3 2 (0.44%) NAS
3 2 (0.44%) SAN
3 2 (0.44%) Skype
3 2 (0.44%) Telepresence
3 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.44%) VPN
3 2 (0.44%) WebEx
4 1 (0.22%) Broadband
4 1 (0.22%) DWDM
4 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.44%) Big Data
2 46 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (7.78%) SQL Server
4 27 (6.00%) Data Mining
5 26 (5.78%) Relational Database
6 18 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 18 (4.00%) Power BI
6 18 (4.00%) QlikView
7 14 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (2.67%) OLAP
9 10 (2.22%) Apache Hive
9 10 (2.22%) Data Mart
9 10 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.78%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.78%) Spotfire
10 8 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.56%) Electronic Patient Records
11 7 (1.56%) GIS
11 7 (1.56%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 7 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
1 7 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.33%) Toad
3 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.67%) JIRA
5 2 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.44%) Subversion
5 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.22%) JUnit
6 1 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.22%) Mocha
General
1 191 (42.44%) Finance
2 95 (21.11%) Marketing
3 33 (7.33%) Manufacturing
4 31 (6.89%) Banking
5 25 (5.56%) Games
6 19 (4.22%) Electronics
7 17 (3.78%) Legal
8 15 (3.33%) Investment Banking
9 13 (2.89%) Retail
9 13 (2.89%) Telecoms
10 12 (2.67%) Billing
11 11 (2.44%) Retail Banking
12 9 (2.00%) Advertising
13 7 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (1.33%) Publishing
15 4 (0.89%) Front Office
16 3 (0.67%) Automotive
16 3 (0.67%) Brand Awareness
16 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 184 (40.89%) Analyst
2 66 (14.67%) Business Analyst
3 51 (11.33%) Data Analyst
4 46 (10.22%) Developer
5 37 (8.22%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 34 (7.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 33 (7.33%) Data Scientist
8 28 (6.22%) Business Systems Analyst
9 23 (5.11%) Graduate
10 19 (4.22%) Consultant
11 18 (4.00%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
13 16 (3.56%) Research Engineer
14 15 (3.33%) Insight Analyst
14 15 (3.33%) Senior Manager
14 15 (3.33%) SQL Developer
15 13 (2.89%) Business IT Analyst
15 13 (2.89%) Business Manager
15 13 (2.89%) IT Business Analyst
15 13 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.22%) SAPUI5
2 24 (5.33%) HTML
3 23 (5.11%) CSS
4 22 (4.89%) AngularJS
5 20 (4.44%) TensorFlow
6 19 (4.22%) .NET
7 18 (4.00%) React
8 17 (3.78%) Angular 2
8 17 (3.78%) ASP.NET
8 17 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (3.78%) Ember.js
9 16 (3.56%) Natural Language Processing
10 15 (3.33%) .NET Framework
10 15 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (3.11%) Entity Framework
11 14 (3.11%) jQuery
11 14 (3.11%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (1.11%) NumPy
13 4 (0.89%) HTML5
13 4 (0.89%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 169 (37.56%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (32.89%) Computer Science
3 63 (14.00%) Algorithms
4 31 (6.89%) User Experience
5 18 (4.00%) Digital Media
6 16 (3.56%) Credit Risk
7 12 (2.67%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.78%) BBC
8 8 (1.78%) Fintech
8 8 (1.78%) Life Science
8 8 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (1.11%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.89%) Derivative
12 4 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.67%) FMCG
13 3 (0.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.11%) Linux
2 5 (1.11%) Windows
3 4 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (54.89%) Mathematics
2 183 (40.67%) Statistics
3 112 (24.89%) Analytics
4 102 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
5 93 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (20.00%) Machine Learning
7 81 (18.00%) Physics
8 67 (14.89%) Data Analysis
9 56 (12.44%) Bayesian Methods
10 53 (11.78%) Visualisation
11 51 (11.33%) Deep Learning
11 51 (11.33%) Neural Network
12 49 (10.89%) Data Modelling
13 47 (10.44%) Artificial Intelligence
13 47 (10.44%) Probabilistic Modelling
14 42 (9.33%) Project Management
15 41 (9.11%) Data Visualisation
16 37 (8.22%) Business Analysis
17 36 (8.00%) Data Management
17 36 (8.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 201 (44.67%) SQL
2 118 (26.22%) Python
3 94 (20.89%) R
4 77 (17.11%) MATLAB
5 64 (14.22%) Julia
6 48 (10.67%) JavaScript
7 38 (8.44%) Java
8 28 (6.22%) C++
9 26 (5.78%) C#
10 25 (5.56%) VBA
11 17 (3.78%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.44%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.00%) Scala
14 7 (1.56%) C
15 6 (1.33%) VB
16 2 (0.44%) Ruby
17 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.22%) Lua
17 1 (0.22%) Perl
17 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 224 (49.78%) Degree
2 78 (17.33%) PhD
3 23 (5.11%) ISEB
4 20 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (3.78%) A+ Certification
6 16 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (2.89%) PMI Certification
8 12 (2.67%) Master's Degree
9 11 (2.44%) PMP
10 9 (2.00%) Postgraduate
11 6 (1.33%) MBA
12 3 (0.67%) ACCA
12 3 (0.67%) CIMA
13 2 (0.44%) CFA
14 1 (0.22%) APMP
14 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.22%) PgMP
14 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.11%) Data Quality
2 30 (6.67%) SLA
3 21 (4.67%) QA
4 9 (2.00%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.89%) TickIT
7 3 (0.67%) PMO
8 2 (0.44%) GDPR
9 1 (0.22%) FINRA
9 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.44%) Docker
2 2 (0.44%) Firmware
2 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Ansible
1 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) Kibana
2 1 (0.22%) Piwik
Vendors
1 57 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 55 (12.22%) Tableau
3 39 (8.67%) SAP
4 29 (6.44%) Google
5 25 (5.56%) Oracle
6 16 (3.56%) Adobe
7 14 (3.11%) Facebook
8 12 (2.67%) Alteryx
9 9 (2.00%) Informatica
10 7 (1.56%) Talend
11 6 (1.33%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.33%) Tealium
12 5 (1.11%) Cognos
13 4 (0.89%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.89%) Minitab
14 3 (0.67%) Criteo
14 3 (0.67%) DoubleClick
14 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (0.44%) Cisco
15 2 (0.44%) MicroStrategy