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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 816 874 890
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +16
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 80 56 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.056% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.064% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 75 30 54
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £50,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +13.09%
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
80742 87896 91445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.09% 87.49% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68230 73139 73638
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +50 49 £70,000 +47.36%
South East +30 13 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Yorkshire - 12 £26,000 - 1
North West +18 3 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
South West +2 1 - -
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 97 (66.44%) Statistics
2 89 (60.96%) Degree
3 85 (58.22%) Mathematics
4 84 (57.53%) SQL
5 78 (53.42%) Analytics
6 71 (48.63%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (40.41%) Finance
7 59 (40.41%) Retail
8 55 (37.67%) Python
9 54 (36.99%) Computer Science
10 53 (36.30%) Data Mining
11 50 (34.25%) Machine Learning
12 45 (30.82%) Predictive Modelling
13 42 (28.77%) Economics
14 41 (28.08%) Marketing
15 36 (24.66%) Big Data
15 36 (24.66%) Data Analysis
16 35 (23.97%) PhD
16 35 (23.97%) Data Analytics
17 32 (21.92%) R
17 32 (21.92%) Visualisation
17 32 (21.92%) SAS
18 28 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (17.81%) Business Analysis
19 26 (17.81%) Algorithms
20 25 (17.12%) Natural Language Processing
20 25 (17.12%) Project Management
21 24 (16.44%) Statistical Analysis
21 24 (16.44%) Physics
22 22 (15.07%) Statistical Modelling

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 32 (21.92%) SAS
2 17 (11.64%) Apache Spark
3 12 (8.22%) Apache
3 12 (8.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (6.85%) SPSS
3 3 (2.05%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) EViews
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (8.22%) Amazon EMR
1 12 (8.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) Firewall
1 6 (4.11%) LAN
1 6 (4.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (36.30%) Data Mining
2 36 (24.66%) Big Data
3 19 (13.01%) Hadoop
4 14 (9.59%) Neo4j
4 14 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (8.90%) Apache Hive
5 13 (8.90%) Impala
6 12 (8.22%) Mahout
6 12 (8.22%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.79%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.11%) QlikView
9 4 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.74%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.37%) Flink
11 2 (1.37%) GIS
11 2 (1.37%) MySQL
11 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Git (software)
1 12 (8.22%) Jenkins
1 12 (8.22%) Vagrant
1 12 (8.22%) Yeoman
General
1 59 (40.41%) Finance
1 59 (40.41%) Retail
2 41 (28.08%) Marketing
3 20 (13.70%) Banking
4 19 (13.01%) Manufacturing
4 19 (13.01%) Telecoms
5 18 (12.33%) Local Government
6 15 (10.27%) French Language
7 11 (7.53%) Automotive
8 9 (6.16%) Publishing
9 7 (4.79%) German Language
9 7 (4.79%) Spanish Language
10 6 (4.11%) Advertising
11 4 (2.74%) Games
11 4 (2.74%) Italian Language
12 2 (1.37%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (1.37%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.68%) Electronics
13 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (39.73%) Analyst
2 43 (29.45%) Data Scientist
3 29 (19.86%) Consultant
4 20 (13.70%) Graduate
4 20 (13.70%) Junior
5 16 (10.96%) Senior Data Scientist
6 15 (10.27%) Analytics Consultant
7 13 (8.90%) Data Consultant
7 13 (8.90%) Graduate Analyst
7 13 (8.90%) Junior Analyst
8 12 (8.22%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 11 (7.53%) Analytics Manager
10 10 (6.85%) Data Analyst
10 10 (6.85%) Senior Manager
11 9 (6.16%) Graduate Consultant
12 8 (5.48%) Business Analyst
12 8 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 8 (5.48%) Data Manager
12 8 (5.48%) Insight Analyst
12 8 (5.48%) Insight Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.12%) Natural Language Processing
2 13 (8.90%) scikit-learn
3 12 (8.22%) Cascalog
3 12 (8.22%) D3.js
3 12 (8.22%) Pandas
3 12 (8.22%) SciPy
4 3 (2.05%) .NET
4 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.68%) COM
5 1 (0.68%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 97 (66.44%) Statistics
2 85 (58.22%) Mathematics
3 71 (48.63%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (36.99%) Computer Science
5 42 (28.77%) Economics
6 32 (21.92%) Visualisation
7 26 (17.81%) Algorithms
8 24 (16.44%) Physics
9 14 (9.59%) Neural Network
10 13 (8.90%) Management Information System
11 11 (7.53%) Chemistry
11 11 (7.53%) Psychology
12 6 (4.11%) Applied Mathematics
12 6 (4.11%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (3.42%) Data Extraction
14 4 (2.74%) Credit Risk
14 4 (2.74%) Fintech
15 2 (1.37%) Social Media
16 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
16 1 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.05%) Linux
1 3 (2.05%) Unix
1 3 (2.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (53.42%) Analytics
2 50 (34.25%) Machine Learning
3 45 (30.82%) Predictive Modelling
4 36 (24.66%) Data Analysis
5 35 (23.97%) Data Analytics
6 28 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (17.81%) Business Analysis
8 25 (17.12%) Project Management
9 24 (16.44%) Statistical Analysis
10 22 (15.07%) Statistical Modelling
11 21 (14.38%) Data Visualisation
12 16 (10.96%) Bioinformatics
12 16 (10.96%) Data Modelling
12 16 (10.96%) User Stories
13 15 (10.27%) Actionable Insight
14 14 (9.59%) Time Series Analysis
15 13 (8.90%) Sentiment Analysis
16 12 (8.22%) Bayesian Methods
16 12 (8.22%) Computer Vision
16 12 (8.22%) Data Munging
Programming Languages
1 84 (57.53%) SQL
2 55 (37.67%) Python
3 32 (21.92%) R
4 19 (13.01%) VBA
5 12 (8.22%) Bash Shell
5 12 (8.22%) Clojure
5 12 (8.22%) Cypher
5 12 (8.22%) Java
6 7 (4.79%) C++
7 6 (4.11%) C
7 6 (4.11%) MATLAB
7 6 (4.11%) Perl
7 6 (4.11%) Ruby
8 5 (3.42%) Scala
8 5 (3.42%) VB
9 4 (2.74%) Julia
10 3 (2.05%) PHP
10 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.37%) Haskell
12 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (60.96%) Degree
2 35 (23.97%) PhD
3 8 (5.48%) Postgraduate
4 6 (4.11%) CREST Certified
4 6 (4.11%) GIAC
4 6 (4.11%) GPEN
4 6 (4.11%) GXPN
5 2 (1.37%) MBA
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.22%) Virtual Machines
1 12 (8.22%) VirtualBox
2 3 (2.05%) HDFS
3 2 (1.37%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (6.85%) Microsoft
1 10 (6.85%) Tableau
2 7 (4.79%) IBM
3 6 (4.11%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (4.11%) Oracle
4 4 (2.74%) Netezza
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.68%) Facebook
5 1 (0.68%) Google
5 1 (0.68%) ILOG
5 1 (0.68%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
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