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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 247 294 349
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +55
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 13 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.090% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 6
Median salary £41,000 £57,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.69% +39.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-37.64% +13.33%
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
5961 8817 10919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 90.18% 87.86% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5447 7480 9144
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 17 (73.91%) Mathematics
3 16 (69.57%) Statistics
4 15 (65.22%) Finance
5 14 (60.87%) Analytics
6 13 (56.52%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (56.52%) SQL
6 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
7 12 (52.17%) Economics
8 11 (47.83%) Retail
9 10 (43.48%) Information Management
9 10 (43.48%) Spanish Language
10 9 (39.13%) German Language
11 8 (34.78%) Big Data
11 8 (34.78%) SAS
11 8 (34.78%) GIS
12 7 (30.43%) Business Development
13 6 (26.09%) Mandarin Language
14 5 (21.74%) VBA
14 5 (21.74%) Statistical Modelling
14 5 (21.74%) Data Analytics
15 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (17.39%) Python
15 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
16 3 (13.04%) Marketing
16 3 (13.04%) Predictive Analytics
16 3 (13.04%) French Language
16 3 (13.04%) SPSS
16 3 (13.04%) Mapinfo

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 8 (34.78%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SPSS
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematica
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Big Data
1 8 (34.78%) GIS
2 3 (13.04%) QGIS
2 3 (13.04%) QlikView
2 3 (13.04%) SAS EBI
3 1 (4.35%) OLAP
3 1 (4.35%) OLTP
3 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Retail
3 10 (43.48%) Spanish Language
4 9 (39.13%) German Language
5 6 (26.09%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (13.04%) French Language
6 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
6 3 (13.04%) Marketing
6 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.70%) Banking
8 1 (4.35%) Advertising
8 1 (4.35%) Front Office
8 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Data Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Data Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Data Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Insight Manager
4 3 (13.04%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) SAS Data Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) Mathematics
2 16 (69.57%) Statistics
3 13 (56.52%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
4 12 (52.17%) Economics
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
5 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (4.35%) Physics
6 1 (4.35%) Social Media
6 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Analytics
2 10 (43.48%) Information Management
3 7 (30.43%) Business Development
4 5 (21.74%) Data Analytics
4 5 (21.74%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Customer Insight
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Predictive Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.70%) Social Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) VBA
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) R
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CREST Certified
2 2 (8.70%) GIAC
2 2 (8.70%) GPEN
2 2 (8.70%) GXPN
3 1 (4.35%) MBA
3 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Mapinfo
1 3 (13.04%) Tableau