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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 304 329 343
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 12 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.017% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.021% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £73,750 - £87,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 - £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 - £91,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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
9322 9712 10370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.84% 82.01% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7777 8476 9465
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,922
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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 26 (89.66%) SQL
1 26 (89.66%) Statistics
2 23 (79.31%) Mathematics
3 21 (72.41%) Degree
3 21 (72.41%) Analytics
4 17 (58.62%) SAS
5 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
6 12 (41.38%) Data Analysis
7 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
8 9 (31.03%) Data Mining
9 8 (27.59%) Project Management
10 7 (24.14%) Finance
10 7 (24.14%) VBA
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle
10 7 (24.14%) MS Office
10 7 (24.14%) Python
10 7 (24.14%) Marketing
10 7 (24.14%) Economics
10 7 (24.14%) Data Extraction
10 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
11 6 (20.69%) Social Media
11 6 (20.69%) Statistical Analysis
11 6 (20.69%) Web Analytics
11 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
12 5 (17.24%) CHAID
12 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 5 (17.24%) Data Management
12 5 (17.24%) Business Development

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (58.62%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Office
3 4 (13.79%) SPSS
4 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (6.90%) FastStats
6 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (3.45%) Vensim
6 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Data Mining
2 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.34%) OLAP
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.90%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
1 7 (24.14%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Data Scientist
3 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Data Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 26 (89.66%) Statistics
2 23 (79.31%) Mathematics
3 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
5 7 (24.14%) Data Extraction
5 7 (24.14%) Economics
6 6 (20.69%) Social Media
7 5 (17.24%) Applied Mathematics
7 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
7 5 (17.24%) Social Network
8 2 (6.90%) GIS
9 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Analytics
2 12 (41.38%) Data Analysis
3 8 (27.59%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.69%) Web Analytics
4 6 (20.69%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Business Development
5 5 (17.24%) CHAID
5 5 (17.24%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (17.24%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Data Management
6 4 (13.79%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) CRM
7 3 (10.34%) Cluster Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Database Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) Pattern Recognition
7 3 (10.34%) BPMN
7 3 (10.34%) MapReduce
8 2 (6.90%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) VBA
2 7 (24.14%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) C++
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) R
4 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) PhD
3 1 (3.45%) MBA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Informatica
3 2 (6.90%) Teradata
3 2 (6.90%) Alterian
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