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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 314 315 330
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 4 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.038% 0.16% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.19% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 2
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -38.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,450 £64,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £76,750 £78,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +8.23%
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
8938 10415 9939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.09% 83.57% 82.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7627 8600 8686
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Statistics
2 14 (93.33%) Analytics
3 10 (66.67%) Python
3 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (60.00%) Visualisation
4 9 (60.00%) Degree
5 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
5 8 (53.33%) SAS
5 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
6 6 (40.00%) R
6 6 (40.00%) PhD
6 6 (40.00%) Open Source
6 6 (40.00%) Tableau
7 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 5 (33.33%) Monte Carlo Method
7 5 (33.33%) SPSS
7 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
8 4 (26.67%) Economics
8 4 (26.67%) Data Mining
8 4 (26.67%) Use Case
8 4 (26.67%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (26.67%) Physics
8 4 (26.67%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (26.67%) Machine Learning
8 4 (26.67%) D3.js
8 4 (26.67%) Big Data
8 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
8 4 (26.67%) Predictive Modelling
8 4 (26.67%) Pattern Recognition

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SPSS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Mining
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Data Scientist
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Insight Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Insight Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Statistics
2 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (60.00%) Visualisation
4 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
4 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (26.67%) Economics
6 4 (26.67%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (26.67%) Physics
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
8 1 (6.67%) GIS
8 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Analytics
2 6 (40.00%) Open Source
3 5 (33.33%) Monte Carlo Method
3 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Machine Learning
4 4 (26.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) Pattern Recognition
4 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (26.67%) MapReduce
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (13.33%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (13.33%) Revenue Management
5 2 (13.33%) CHAID
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Logistics
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) R
4 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) PhD
3 1 (6.67%) MBA
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Tableau
2 2 (13.33%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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