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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Economics
England / West Midlands
Rank 209 226 207
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Economics 4 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Median salary £41,000 £21,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +95.23% -47.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £39,120 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.61% +4.32%  

Economics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4249 5420 4224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.96% 88.26% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3440 4367 3531
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Economics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 2 £42,500 +93.18%
Coventry - 1 £23,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £39,500 -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Business Development
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
3 3 (23.08%) Electronics
4 2 (15.38%) Qualitative Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (15.38%) Automotive
4 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) SAS
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) MS Office
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management

Economics
Top Related 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 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) SAS EBI
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Automotive
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Graduate
3 3 (23.08%) Graduate Sales Executive
3 3 (23.08%) Sales Executive
4 2 (15.38%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Market Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Design Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Commercial Officer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Insight Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Equities
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Development
1 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (15.38%) Qualitative Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft