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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 247 307 320
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +13
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 7 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.031% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.035% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 11
Median salary £46,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £35,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +13.09%
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
5513 8456 10018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.15% 87.37% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5034 7237 8310
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Operations Research as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Operations Research 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 City of London region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 13 (65.00%) Statistics
2 13 (65.00%) Economics
2 13 (65.00%) Mathematics
2 13 (65.00%) Analytics
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) SAS
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (40.00%) Information Management
7 5 (25.00%) VBA
7 5 (25.00%) Big Data
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) Retail
8 4 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (20.00%) Marketing
9 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) German Language
9 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
9 3 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (15.00%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
9 3 (15.00%) Python
9 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
9 3 (15.00%) Actionable Insight
10 2 (10.00%) CREST Certified

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 11 (55.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) GIS
3 1 (5.00%) OLAP
3 1 (5.00%) OLTP
3 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.00%) QGIS
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SAS EBI
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) German Language
3 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (5.00%) French Language
5 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) SAS Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Insight Manager
4 3 (15.00%) SAS Data Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior SAS Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Marketing Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Economics
1 13 (65.00%) Mathematics
1 13 (65.00%) Statistics
2 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Analytics
2 8 (40.00%) Information Management
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Actionable Insight
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Social Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) VBA
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (10.00%) GIAC
2 2 (10.00%) GPEN
2 2 (10.00%) GXPN
3 1 (5.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe
1 1 (5.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (5.00%) Tableau