Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Economics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 323 308
Rank change year-on-year +28 -15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Economics 31 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 16
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +29.63% -32.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,450 £19,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.04% +11.65%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8965 10288 9615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.95% 89.17% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7269 8051 7937
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Economics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Economics in the West Midlands

Economics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Economics in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Economics in the West Midlands

Economics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Economics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Economics in the West Midlands

Economics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Staffordshire - 16 £29,817 -
Halesowen - 7 £31,250 -
Birmingham +1 4 £55,600 +24.25%
Walsall - 1 £95,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Economics
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Economics.

1 14 (45.16%) SAP MM
1 14 (45.16%) SAP PP
1 14 (45.16%) Manufacturing
1 14 (45.16%) SAP
1 14 (45.16%) SLA
1 14 (45.16%) SAP PP-PI
1 14 (45.16%) SAP MII
1 14 (45.16%) Demand Management
1 14 (45.16%) SAPUI5
1 14 (45.16%) Record to Report
1 14 (45.16%) IT Strategy
2 12 (38.71%) Degree
3 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (25.81%) Marketing
4 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (22.58%) Games
5 7 (22.58%) Billing
5 7 (22.58%) Mobile App
5 7 (22.58%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (19.35%) BBC
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
9 3 (9.68%) Statistics
10 2 (6.45%) Asset Management

Economics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.23%) Confluence
1 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (45.16%) SAP MII
1 14 (45.16%) SAP MM
1 14 (45.16%) SAP PP
1 14 (45.16%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (3.23%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Slack
1 1 (3.23%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MS Access
1 2 (6.45%) OLAP
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 14 (45.16%) Manufacturing
2 8 (25.81%) Marketing
3 7 (22.58%) Billing
3 7 (22.58%) Games
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Business Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Graduate
4 2 (6.45%) Account Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Trainee
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Data Compliance Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) GIS Graduate
5 1 (3.23%) Graduate Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Insight Director
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Mobile App
3 6 (19.35%) BBC
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Demand Management
1 14 (45.16%) IT Strategy
1 14 (45.16%) Record to Report
2 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (22.58%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Statistics
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Business Development
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) DSDM
6 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) APMP
2 1 (3.23%) MBA
2 1 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) GDPR
3 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.23%) FINRA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Tableau
4 1 (3.23%) VMware