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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 821 864 833
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -31
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 90 55 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.056% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.066% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 77 43 43
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £20,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,400 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -10.66%
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
82255 83057 81542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.87% 85.16% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 69160 68835 65687
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +40 68 £53,000 -3.63% 5
East Midlands -4 8 £45,000 +116.86% 1
East of England +8 6 £50,000 +17.64%
West Midlands -10 6 £48,750 +45.52%
Yorkshire +12 1 £57,500 +48.38%
South East -12 1 £46,500 -15.45%
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 93 (78.15%) Degree
2 90 (75.63%) Analytics
3 76 (63.87%) Mathematics
4 70 (58.82%) SQL
5 66 (55.46%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (49.58%) Statistics
7 58 (48.74%) Finance
8 54 (45.38%) SAS
9 42 (35.29%) R
10 39 (32.77%) Predictive Modelling
10 39 (32.77%) Big Data
11 33 (27.73%) Banking
12 31 (26.05%) Visualisation
13 30 (25.21%) Marketing
14 28 (23.53%) Economics
15 27 (22.69%) MATLAB
16 26 (21.85%) Data Visualisation
17 24 (20.17%) Python
18 23 (19.33%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
19 22 (18.49%) Java
19 22 (18.49%) Statistical Analysis
19 22 (18.49%) Computer Science
19 22 (18.49%) Statistical Modelling
20 21 (17.65%) Data Analysis
20 21 (17.65%) VBA
21 20 (16.81%) Hadoop
22 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
23 18 (15.13%) HTML
23 18 (15.13%) Oracle

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 54 (45.38%) SAS
2 10 (8.40%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.20%) Apache
4 4 (3.36%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.68%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) JBoss
6 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (10.92%) SPSS
3 12 (10.08%) S-PLUS
4 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.68%) MS Office
7 1 (0.84%) EViews
7 1 (0.84%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.84%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) WebEx
2 4 (3.36%) SSL
3 1 (0.84%) BGP
3 1 (0.84%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.84%) DNS
3 1 (0.84%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.84%) Firewall
3 1 (0.84%) HTTP
3 1 (0.84%) IPsec
3 1 (0.84%) LAN
3 1 (0.84%) MPLS
3 1 (0.84%) RIP
3 1 (0.84%) VPN
3 1 (0.84%) WAN
3 1 (0.84%) Wireless
3 1 (0.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.77%) Big Data
2 20 (16.81%) Hadoop
3 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
4 13 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (10.92%) MySQL
5 11 (9.24%) Data Mining
5 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (6.72%) Apache Hive
6 8 (6.72%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.72%) GIS
6 8 (6.72%) Power BI
7 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.36%) Base SAS
8 4 (3.36%) Impala
8 4 (3.36%) Mahout
8 4 (3.36%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.36%) Neo4j
8 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.36%) Vagrant
1 4 (3.36%) Yeoman
2 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.84%) Maven
3 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 58 (48.74%) Finance
2 33 (27.73%) Banking
3 30 (25.21%) Marketing
4 16 (13.45%) Retail
5 7 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.88%) Spanish Language
6 6 (5.04%) German Language
7 4 (3.36%) Advertising
7 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.52%) French Language
8 3 (2.52%) Games
8 3 (2.52%) Italian Language
8 3 (2.52%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (2.52%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.52%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.84%) Automotive
9 1 (0.84%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 46 (38.66%) Analyst
2 26 (21.85%) Data Analyst
3 24 (20.17%) Consultant
3 24 (20.17%) Data Scientist
4 14 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (10.92%) Presales Consultant
6 11 (9.24%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Business Data Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Java Consultant
7 8 (6.72%) Statistical Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Statistical Data Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Data Consultant
9 5 (4.20%) Forecast Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 4 (3.36%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.13%) HTML
2 16 (13.45%) HTML5
3 14 (11.76%) .NET
4 12 (10.08%) .NET Framework
5 8 (6.72%) D3.js
6 5 (4.20%) CSS
6 5 (4.20%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (4.20%) scikit-learn
6 5 (4.20%) SciPy
7 4 (3.36%) Cascalog
7 4 (3.36%) JSON
7 4 (3.36%) Pandas
8 3 (2.52%) Ajax
8 3 (2.52%) CSS3
8 3 (2.52%) GeoJSON
8 3 (2.52%) RESTful
9 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.68%) PostGIS
10 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 76 (63.87%) Mathematics
2 66 (55.46%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (49.58%) Statistics
4 31 (26.05%) Visualisation
5 28 (23.53%) Economics
6 22 (18.49%) Computer Science
7 14 (11.76%) Algorithms
8 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
9 5 (4.20%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (4.20%) Life Science
10 4 (3.36%) Credit Risk
10 4 (3.36%) User Experience
11 3 (2.52%) Data Extraction
11 3 (2.52%) Derivative
11 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.52%) Tandem
12 2 (1.68%) Online Games
12 2 (1.68%) Physics
12 2 (1.68%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.84%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Unix
2 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (75.63%) Analytics
2 39 (32.77%) Predictive Modelling
3 26 (21.85%) Data Visualisation
4 23 (19.33%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (18.49%) Statistical Analysis
5 22 (18.49%) Statistical Modelling
6 21 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 18 (15.13%) Predictive Analytics
8 17 (14.29%) Open Source
9 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (13.45%) E-Commerce
9 16 (13.45%) Presales
10 15 (12.61%) Quantitative Analysis
11 12 (10.08%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (10.08%) Time Series Analysis
12 11 (9.24%) Data Modelling
12 11 (9.24%) Machine Learning
13 9 (7.56%) Business Analysis
13 9 (7.56%) Customer Insight
13 9 (7.56%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (58.82%) SQL
2 42 (35.29%) R
3 27 (22.69%) MATLAB
4 24 (20.17%) Python
5 22 (18.49%) Java
6 21 (17.65%) VBA
7 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 13 (10.92%) C
8 13 (10.92%) C#
8 13 (10.92%) C++
9 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.36%) Clojure
10 3 (2.52%) PHP
10 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.68%) Scala
12 1 (0.84%) Perl
12 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (78.15%) Degree
2 16 (13.45%) PhD
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.84%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.52%) Basel II
3 2 (1.68%) QA
4 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.13%) Oracle
3 12 (10.08%) Actian
3 12 (10.08%) Cognos
3 12 (10.08%) RapidMiner
3 12 (10.08%) Tableau
4 10 (8.40%) Google
5 7 (5.88%) Mapinfo
6 3 (2.52%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.52%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.68%) ESRI
8 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco
8 1 (0.84%) Facebook
8 1 (0.84%) Infoblox
8 1 (0.84%) Perforce
8 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.84%) Splunk
8 1 (0.84%) Yahoo!
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