The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 804 830 765
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -65
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 64 71 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.064% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.078% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 43 57 65
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £63,500 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
Operations Research
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86077 90866 83159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.18% 82.10% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70343 73703 69036
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in England

Operations Research
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the England region.

Operations Research Salary Trend in England

Operations Research
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Research across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Operations Research Salary Histogram in England

Operations Research
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 32 £52,500 +16.66% 8
South East +25 19 £42,500 -15.00%
North West +5 9 £37,500 - 3
South West -28 2 £55,000 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 98 (82.35%) Analytics
2 94 (78.99%) Statistics
3 90 (75.63%) Degree
4 88 (73.95%) Mathematics
5 79 (66.39%) SQL
6 73 (61.34%) SAS
6 73 (61.34%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (36.97%) Marketing
8 38 (31.93%) Python
8 38 (31.93%) Visualisation
9 36 (30.25%) Data Mining
10 35 (29.41%) R
11 33 (27.73%) Finance
12 32 (26.89%) Economics
13 31 (26.05%) Big Data
14 29 (24.37%) SPSS
15 27 (22.69%) Statistical Modelling
15 27 (22.69%) Computer Science
16 25 (21.01%) Data Analysis
17 23 (19.33%) Project Management
18 22 (18.49%) PhD
19 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
20 20 (16.81%) Data Management
21 19 (15.97%) VBA
22 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
22 18 (15.13%) Predictive Modelling
23 17 (14.29%) Open Source
23 17 (14.29%) Retail
24 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
24 15 (12.61%) Oracle

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 73 (61.34%) SAS
2 3 (2.52%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 29 (24.37%) SPSS
2 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.40%) MS Office
4 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Broadband
2 1 (0.84%) SNMP
2 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.84%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.25%) Data Mining
2 31 (26.05%) Big Data
3 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.24%) DB2
4 11 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.40%) Base SAS
5 10 (8.40%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.56%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.88%) QlikView
7 7 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 4 (3.36%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.36%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.68%) HBase
10 1 (0.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.84%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (36.97%) Marketing
2 33 (27.73%) Finance
3 17 (14.29%) Retail
4 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.72%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.52%) Banking
8 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.68%) Advertising
8 2 (1.68%) Games
9 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.84%) French Language
Job Titles
1 39 (32.77%) Analyst
2 26 (21.85%) Consultant
3 22 (18.49%) Data Analyst
4 21 (17.65%) Data Scientist
5 14 (11.76%) Insight Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) Data Integration Consultant
6 11 (9.24%) Integration Consultant
6 11 (9.24%) Data Consultant
6 11 (9.24%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 9 (7.56%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.72%) Data Insight Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Graduate
10 5 (4.20%) Architect
10 5 (4.20%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 5 (4.20%) Planning Manager
10 5 (4.20%) Business Data Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Campaign Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) D3.js
2 2 (1.68%) BREW
2 2 (1.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.84%) .NET
3 1 (0.84%) CSS
3 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (78.99%) Statistics
2 88 (73.95%) Mathematics
3 73 (61.34%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (31.93%) Visualisation
5 32 (26.89%) Economics
6 27 (22.69%) Computer Science
7 17 (14.29%) Open Source
8 15 (12.61%) Data Integration
9 13 (10.92%) Algorithms
9 13 (10.92%) Physics
10 9 (7.56%) Applied Mathematics
11 7 (5.88%) Credit Risk
12 6 (5.04%) Social Media
12 6 (5.04%) Neural Network
13 4 (3.36%) Data Extraction
13 4 (3.36%) FMCG
14 2 (1.68%) CMDB
14 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
14 2 (1.68%) User Experience
14 2 (1.68%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) UNIX
2 1 (0.84%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (82.35%) Analytics
2 27 (22.69%) Statistical Modelling
3 25 (21.01%) Data Analysis
4 23 (19.33%) Project Management
5 20 (16.81%) Data Management
6 18 (15.13%) Predictive Modelling
7 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (11.76%) Data Governance
8 14 (11.76%) Business Transformation
9 13 (10.92%) Statistical Analysis
10 12 (10.08%) Data Modelling
10 12 (10.08%) Big Data Analytics
10 12 (10.08%) Linear Regression
11 11 (9.24%) Master Data Management
11 11 (9.24%) Logistic Regression
11 11 (9.24%) Data Migration
11 11 (9.24%) Quality Management
11 11 (9.24%) Migration
12 10 (8.40%) Predictive Analytics
12 10 (8.40%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 79 (66.39%) SQL
2 38 (31.93%) Python
3 35 (29.41%) R
4 19 (15.97%) VBA
5 15 (12.61%) MATLAB
6 9 (7.56%) Java
7 7 (5.88%) C
7 7 (5.88%) C++
8 3 (2.52%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.84%) XQuery
9 1 (0.84%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) C#
9 1 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 90 (75.63%) Degree
2 22 (18.49%) PhD
3 8 (6.72%) MBA
4 6 (5.04%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (0.84%) Netcool
1 1 (0.84%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.61%) Oracle
3 13 (10.92%) SAP
3 13 (10.92%) IBM
3 13 (10.92%) Teradata
3 13 (10.92%) Tableau
4 12 (10.08%) Netezza
4 12 (10.08%) Informatica
4 12 (10.08%) Ab Initio
5 11 (9.24%) Trillium
6 5 (4.20%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (3.36%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.68%) Google
9 1 (0.84%) Aprimo
9 1 (0.84%) Splunk
9 1 (0.84%) Minitab
9 1 (0.84%) Cognos
9 1 (0.84%) Compuware
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London - Victoria
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London - Victoria
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Generous benefits package + bonus sc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Generous benefits package + bonus sc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago