The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 293 331 322
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -9
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 9 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.087% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.11% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £57,500 £41,250 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.39% +48.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £53,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
Operations Research
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8585 10464 9545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.53% 82.83% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7277 8749 8219
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,100 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Operations Research
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the City of London region.

Operations Research Salary Trend in the City of London

Operations Research
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Research across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Operations Research Salary Histogram in the City of London

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Operations Research also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Operations Research.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) Analytics
3 12 (85.71%) Statistics
4 9 (64.29%) Python
4 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (57.14%) SAS
5 8 (57.14%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) Visualisation
6 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
7 6 (42.86%) R
7 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
7 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
8 5 (35.71%) PhD
8 5 (35.71%) Open Source
8 5 (35.71%) Tableau
9 4 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
9 4 (28.57%) Predictive Modelling
9 4 (28.57%) Big Data
9 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 4 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (28.57%) Use Case
9 4 (28.57%) SPSS
9 4 (28.57%) Economics
10 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
10 3 (21.43%) Finance
10 3 (21.43%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (21.43%) Physics
10 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
10 3 (21.43%) Pattern Recognition
10 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Operations Research also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Operations Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SPSS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
2 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
2 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
3 2 (14.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Insight Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Forecast Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Statistics
2 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (57.14%) Visualisation
4 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
6 5 (35.71%) Open Source
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (28.57%) Economics
8 3 (21.43%) Applied Mathematics
8 3 (21.43%) Physics
9 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
10 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
3 4 (28.57%) Predictive Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Use Case
4 3 (21.43%) Pattern Recognition
4 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
4 3 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (21.43%) MapReduce
5 2 (14.29%) Revenue Management
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (14.29%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) CHAID
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) R
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) PhD
3 1 (7.14%) MBA
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Tableau
2 2 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft