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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
UK / England
Rank 764 832 886
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +54
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 58 65 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.069% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.079% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 47 58 31
Median salary £47,000 £51,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.29% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £81,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +36.69%

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
69474 82049 82909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.16% 87.73% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57643 69032 68875
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England 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 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 31 £70,000 +32.07% 6
South East +60 9 £46,500 +36.76%
North West - 8 £38,750 - 2
South West - 8 £45,000 -
West Midlands +6 2 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 80 (76.19%) Statistics
2 76 (72.38%) Analytics
3 57 (54.29%) SQL
4 53 (50.48%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (47.62%) R
5 50 (47.62%) Mathematics
6 49 (46.67%) Degree
7 42 (40.00%) PhD
8 40 (38.10%) Big Data
9 37 (35.24%) Python
9 37 (35.24%) SAS
9 37 (35.24%) Finance
10 33 (31.43%) Data Analytics
11 30 (28.57%) Economics
12 29 (27.62%) Machine Learning
13 28 (26.67%) Retail
14 26 (24.76%) Algorithms
15 25 (23.81%) Computer Science
15 25 (23.81%) Statistical Analysis
16 24 (22.86%) Predictive Modelling
17 21 (20.00%) Java
17 21 (20.00%) Visualisation
18 17 (16.19%) VBA
18 17 (16.19%) Data Mining
18 17 (16.19%) Marketing
19 16 (15.24%) Data Analysis
20 15 (14.29%) Banking
20 15 (14.29%) Credit Risk
21 14 (13.33%) Hadoop
21 14 (13.33%) SPSS

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 37 (35.24%) SAS
2 11 (10.48%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.62%) Apache Pig
4 5 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) SPSS
2 12 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.81%) EViews
4 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
1 5 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Firewall
1 2 (1.90%) LAN
1 2 (1.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.10%) Big Data
2 17 (16.19%) Data Mining
3 14 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 8 (7.62%) Apache Hive
5 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.67%) GIS
5 7 (6.67%) Impala
5 7 (6.67%) Neo4j
5 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.71%) Mahout
7 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.76%) QlikView
8 4 (3.81%) MS Access
8 4 (3.81%) MySQL
9 3 (2.86%) KDB
9 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.90%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.76%) Vagrant
1 5 (4.76%) Yeoman
General
1 37 (35.24%) Finance
2 28 (26.67%) Retail
3 17 (16.19%) Marketing
4 15 (14.29%) Banking
5 13 (12.38%) Telecoms
6 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
7 8 (7.62%) Advertising
8 4 (3.81%) Automotive
8 4 (3.81%) French Language
8 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.95%) Electronics
10 1 (0.95%) Games
10 1 (0.95%) Military
10 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 27 (25.71%) Analyst
3 22 (20.95%) Consultant
4 19 (18.10%) Senior Data Scientist
5 14 (13.33%) Analytics Consultant
5 14 (13.33%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 14 (13.33%) Data Consultant
6 11 (10.48%) Data Manager
7 9 (8.57%) Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Analytics Manager
8 8 (7.62%) Java Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) Training Consultant
9 7 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Analytics Manager
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Manager
10 6 (5.71%) Programmer
11 5 (4.76%) Data Analyst
12 4 (3.81%) Credit Analyst
12 4 (3.81%) Risk Analyst
12 4 (3.81%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (5.71%) D3.js
2 6 (5.71%) SciPy
3 5 (4.76%) Cascalog
3 5 (4.76%) Pandas
3 5 (4.76%) scikit-learn
4 4 (3.81%) .NET
4 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.90%) COM
6 1 (0.95%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 80 (76.19%) Statistics
2 53 (50.48%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (47.62%) Mathematics
4 30 (28.57%) Economics
5 26 (24.76%) Algorithms
6 25 (23.81%) Computer Science
7 21 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 15 (14.29%) Credit Risk
9 7 (6.67%) Psychology
10 6 (5.71%) Neural Network
11 4 (3.81%) Fixed Income
11 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.86%) FMCG
12 3 (2.86%) Physics
13 2 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (1.90%) Data Extraction
13 2 (1.90%) Social Media
14 1 (0.95%) Fintech
14 1 (0.95%) Informatics
14 1 (0.95%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Unix
2 4 (3.81%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (72.38%) Analytics
2 33 (31.43%) Data Analytics
3 29 (27.62%) Machine Learning
4 25 (23.81%) Statistical Analysis
5 24 (22.86%) Predictive Modelling
6 16 (15.24%) Data Analysis
7 14 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 13 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (12.38%) Data Visualisation
8 13 (12.38%) Logistics
8 13 (12.38%) Open Source
9 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (10.48%) Time Series Analysis
11 10 (9.52%) Statistical Modelling
12 9 (8.57%) Bioinformatics
12 9 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (8.57%) Customer Insight
12 9 (8.57%) Quantitative Analysis
12 9 (8.57%) Risk Management
12 9 (8.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 57 (54.29%) SQL
2 50 (47.62%) R
3 37 (35.24%) Python
4 21 (20.00%) Java
5 17 (16.19%) VBA
6 14 (13.33%) MATLAB
7 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.76%) Clojure
7 5 (4.76%) Cypher
8 4 (3.81%) Perl
8 4 (3.81%) PHP
8 4 (3.81%) Scala
8 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.86%) C
9 3 (2.86%) C++
10 2 (1.90%) C#
10 2 (1.90%) Ruby
10 2 (1.90%) VB
11 1 (0.95%) Groovy
11 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (46.67%) Degree
2 42 (40.00%) PhD
3 6 (5.71%) Postgraduate
4 3 (2.86%) MBA
5 2 (1.90%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.90%) GIAC
5 2 (1.90%) GPEN
5 2 (1.90%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) IAS 39
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (4.76%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (7.62%) IBM
2 6 (5.71%) Tableau
3 4 (3.81%) SAP
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle
4 3 (2.86%) RapidMiner
4 3 (2.86%) Teradata
5 2 (1.90%) Facebook
5 2 (1.90%) ILOG
6 1 (0.95%) Adobe
6 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
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