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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 226 297 312
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +15
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 8 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.011% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.013% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Median salary £46,000 £35,000 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -52.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £35,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
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
5303 7640 9687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.28% 87.34% 85.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 6576 8065
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 £37,500 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 12 (70.59%) Analytics
2 12 (70.59%) Statistics
2 12 (70.59%) SAS
3 11 (64.71%) Economics
3 11 (64.71%) Mathematics
4 9 (52.94%) Finance
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
5 8 (47.06%) Customer Insight
6 7 (41.18%) Information Management
7 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (23.53%) Marketing
8 4 (23.53%) Big Data
9 3 (17.65%) VBA
9 3 (17.65%) Python
9 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
9 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
9 3 (17.65%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (17.65%) Predictive Modelling
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
10 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
10 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
10 2 (11.76%) GPEN
10 2 (11.76%) Ruby

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 12 (70.59%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) SAS EBI
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) French Language
4 1 (5.88%) German Language
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) SAS Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SAS Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) SAS Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Insight Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior SAS Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Data Scientist
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAS Marketing Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Marketing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Statistics
2 11 (64.71%) Economics
2 11 (64.71%) Mathematics
3 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
6 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Analytics
2 8 (47.06%) Customer Insight
3 7 (41.18%) Information Management
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Predictive Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Actionable Insight
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Social Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (5.88%) Sentiment Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) VBA
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CREST Certified
2 2 (11.76%) GIAC
2 2 (11.76%) GPEN
2 2 (11.76%) GXPN
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe
1 1 (5.88%) Tableau