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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 794 785 805
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 75 69 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.068% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.085% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 56 42 65
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £77,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
88348 80777 86180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.76% 79.43% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71077 66715 73803
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +5 51 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East of England +13 13 £50,000 - 3
South East -31 9 £40,000 +110.52% 1
North West -26 2 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 119 (84.40%) Mathematics
2 100 (70.92%) Degree
3 99 (70.21%) Analytics
4 91 (64.54%) Statistics
5 85 (60.28%) SAS
6 70 (49.65%) SQL
7 54 (38.30%) Computer Science
8 53 (37.59%) Finance
9 48 (34.04%) Economics
10 46 (32.62%) Marketing
11 43 (30.50%) SPSS
12 37 (26.24%) Business Analytics
13 36 (25.53%) Data Analysis
14 33 (23.40%) Customer Insight
15 29 (20.57%) Statistical Modelling
15 29 (20.57%) Data Mining
16 23 (16.31%) CHAID
16 23 (16.31%) Direct Marketing
17 22 (15.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 22 (15.60%) Marketing Strategy
18 21 (14.89%) MS Excel
18 21 (14.89%) Hadoop
19 19 (13.48%) Retail
20 18 (12.77%) MATLAB
20 18 (12.77%) Predictive Modelling
21 17 (12.06%) Statistical Analysis
22 16 (11.35%) Logistic Regression
22 16 (11.35%) Propensity Modelling
22 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
23 15 (10.64%) Project Management

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 85 (60.28%) SAS
2 7 (4.96%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.71%) Lync
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (30.50%) SPSS
2 21 (14.89%) MS Excel
3 13 (9.22%) MS Office
3 13 (9.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.55%) Vensim
5 4 (2.84%) MS Project
6 3 (2.13%) FastStats
6 3 (2.13%) FrameMaker
7 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.42%) PowerPivot
7 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.71%) Simulink
8 1 (0.71%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.71%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) Wireless
2 1 (0.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.57%) Data Mining
2 21 (14.89%) Hadoop
3 13 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (7.80%) Big Data
5 10 (7.09%) OLAP
6 8 (5.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.55%) Base SAS
8 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.42%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.71%) QlikView
11 1 (0.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.71%) MS Access
General
1 53 (37.59%) Finance
2 46 (32.62%) Marketing
3 19 (13.48%) Retail
4 8 (5.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.55%) Advertising
6 3 (2.13%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Front Office
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (46.10%) Analyst
2 29 (20.57%) Insight Analyst
3 25 (17.73%) Senior Analyst
4 22 (15.60%) Consultant
5 18 (12.77%) Data Scientist
6 17 (12.06%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 12 (8.51%) Senior SAS Analyst
7 12 (8.51%) SAS Analyst
7 12 (8.51%) SAS Insight Analyst
8 11 (7.80%) Customer Analyst
8 11 (7.80%) Data Analyst
9 10 (7.09%) Business Analyst
9 10 (7.09%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
9 10 (7.09%) Customer Insight Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) Graduate
11 5 (3.55%) Data Analytics Manager
11 5 (3.55%) IT Consultant
11 5 (3.55%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.55%) Data Manager
12 4 (2.84%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) J2EE
2 1 (0.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (0.71%) WPF
2 1 (0.71%) WebGL
2 1 (0.71%) STL
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) OpenGL
2 1 (0.71%) DirectX
2 1 (0.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 119 (84.40%) Mathematics
2 91 (64.54%) Statistics
3 54 (38.30%) Computer Science
4 48 (34.04%) Economics
5 9 (6.38%) Visualisation
6 8 (5.67%) Credit Risk
6 8 (5.67%) Data Extraction
7 7 (4.96%) FMCG
7 7 (4.96%) Physics
8 6 (4.26%) Social Network
8 6 (4.26%) Social Media
9 5 (3.55%) Applied Mathematics
10 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.13%) Digital Media
11 3 (2.13%) GIS
12 2 (1.42%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.71%) Psychology
13 1 (0.71%) Derivative
13 1 (0.71%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (70.21%) Analytics
2 37 (26.24%) Business Analytics
3 36 (25.53%) Data Analysis
4 33 (23.40%) Customer Insight
5 29 (20.57%) Statistical Modelling
6 23 (16.31%) CHAID
6 23 (16.31%) Direct Marketing
7 22 (15.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 22 (15.60%) Marketing Strategy
8 18 (12.77%) Predictive Modelling
9 17 (12.06%) Statistical Analysis
10 16 (11.35%) Logistic Regression
10 16 (11.35%) Propensity Modelling
11 15 (10.64%) Project Management
12 12 (8.51%) Customer Segmentation
12 12 (8.51%) Data Analytics
13 11 (7.80%) Customer Analytics
14 10 (7.09%) Data Modelling
14 10 (7.09%) Business Development
15 9 (6.38%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (49.65%) SQL
2 18 (12.77%) MATLAB
3 15 (10.64%) Python
4 13 (9.22%) C++
5 12 (8.51%) Java
5 12 (8.51%) R
6 11 (7.80%) VBA
7 5 (3.55%) C#
8 4 (2.84%) C
9 1 (0.71%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.71%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 100 (70.92%) Degree
2 9 (6.38%) PhD
3 5 (3.55%) MBA
4 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) MCSA
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle
3 4 (2.84%) SIMUL8
4 3 (2.13%) SAP
4 3 (2.13%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.13%) Alterian
5 2 (1.42%) Minitab
5 2 (1.42%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.71%) Tableau
6 1 (0.71%) Facebook
6 1 (0.71%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.71%) Informatica
6 1 (0.71%) Omniture
6 1 (0.71%) Google
6 1 (0.71%) SolidWorks
6 1 (0.71%) Teradata
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