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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 311 320 332
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 4 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.036% 0.10% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.12% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 6
Average salary £77,500 £65,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
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
9061 9820 9655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 82.02% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7742 8467 8800
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,637 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 24 (100.00%) Statistics
2 21 (87.50%) SQL
3 19 (79.17%) Mathematics
4 18 (75.00%) Analytics
5 17 (70.83%) Degree
6 16 (66.67%) SAS
7 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
8 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (37.50%) Data Analysis
8 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
8 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (33.33%) Project Management
10 7 (29.17%) MS Office
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle
10 7 (29.17%) Data Extraction
11 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
11 6 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
11 6 (25.00%) Economics
11 6 (25.00%) Web Analytics
11 6 (25.00%) Marketing
11 6 (25.00%) VBA
11 6 (25.00%) Python
11 6 (25.00%) Data Mining
11 6 (25.00%) Finance
11 6 (25.00%) Social Media
12 5 (20.83%) Data Analytics
12 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
12 5 (20.83%) Business Development
12 5 (20.83%) Data Management
12 5 (20.83%) Social Network

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 16 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
3 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.17%) MS Project
4 1 (4.17%) SPSS
4 1 (4.17%) Vensim
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) OLAP
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
1 6 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Data Scientist
4 5 (20.83%) Data Analytics Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Data Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modeller
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) Statistics
2 19 (79.17%) Mathematics
3 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (29.17%) Data Extraction
5 6 (25.00%) Economics
5 6 (25.00%) Social Media
6 5 (20.83%) Social Network
7 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 4 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
8 1 (4.17%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Analytics
2 9 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 6 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Business Development
5 5 (20.83%) Data Management
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) ETL
7 3 (12.50%) CRM
7 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) CHAID
7 3 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Database Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) BPMN
8 2 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
8 2 (8.33%) Pattern Recognition
8 2 (8.33%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) VBA
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) R
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Informatica
3 2 (8.33%) Teradata