The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 309 316 325
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 20 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.017% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.021% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £71,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.35% +137.50%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +3.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10089 9677 10257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.38% 80.84% 78.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8311 8455 9342
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Operations Research
London

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 26 (86.67%) Statistics
3 24 (80.00%) Mathematics
4 23 (76.67%) Degree
4 23 (76.67%) Analytics
5 14 (46.67%) SAS
6 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
7 12 (40.00%) Data Mining
7 12 (40.00%) Data Analysis
8 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
10 8 (26.67%) VBA
10 8 (26.67%) Marketing
11 7 (23.33%) Statistical Analysis
11 7 (23.33%) Economics
11 7 (23.33%) MS Office
11 7 (23.33%) Python
11 7 (23.33%) Project Management
11 7 (23.33%) Finance
11 7 (23.33%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (23.33%) Data Extraction
11 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
11 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
11 7 (23.33%) Social Media
12 6 (20.00%) SPSS
12 6 (20.00%) CHAID
12 6 (20.00%) Web Analytics
13 5 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
14 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 14 (46.67%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (23.33%) MS Office
3 6 (20.00%) SPSS
4 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (10.00%) FastStats
5 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (3.33%) Vensim
5 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.00%) OLAP
4 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
General
1 8 (26.67%) Marketing
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Data Scientist
3 5 (16.67%) Insight Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Data Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 26 (86.67%) Statistics
2 24 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (23.33%) Data Extraction
4 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
4 7 (23.33%) Social Media
4 7 (23.33%) Economics
5 4 (13.33%) Applied Mathematics
5 4 (13.33%) Social Network
6 2 (6.67%) GIS
7 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Analytics
2 12 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (23.33%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (20.00%) Web Analytics
5 6 (20.00%) CHAID
6 5 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) Data Management
7 4 (13.33%) Pattern Recognition
7 4 (13.33%) Business Development
8 3 (10.00%) Cluster Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Database Marketing
8 3 (10.00%) BPMN
8 3 (10.00%) Customer Insight
8 3 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
8 3 (10.00%) Campaign Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) VBA
3 7 (23.33%) Python
4 4 (13.33%) C++
4 4 (13.33%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) R
5 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) MBA
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Alterian
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