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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 306 307 309
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.048% 0.058% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.070% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
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
8639 8614 8720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 83.04% 82.93% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7305 7231 7812
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,994 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Statistics
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Economics
3 4 (57.14%) Applied Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) PhD
4 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) SAS
4 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
4 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
5 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Pattern Recognition
5 2 (28.57%) Tableau
5 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
5 2 (28.57%) D3.js
5 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Physics
5 2 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
6 1 (14.29%) Revenue Management
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) French Language
6 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
1 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Data Scientist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Forecast Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Statistics
1 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Economics
2 4 (57.14%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Physics
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
3 2 (28.57%) Pattern Recognition
3 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Revenue Management
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Econometrics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) XQuery
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) PhD
3 1 (14.29%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Excellent salary & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago