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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 809 804 796
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 63 49 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.049% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.060% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 73
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £110,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
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
87806 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -15 43 £50,000 +33.33% 7
East of England -18 7 £50,000 - 1
South East -21 7 £34,500 +81.57%
East Midlands - 4 £30,375 -
North West -20 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 113 (82.48%) Mathematics
2 96 (70.07%) Analytics
3 89 (64.96%) Degree
4 88 (64.23%) Statistics
5 86 (62.77%) Analytical Skills
6 77 (56.20%) SAS
7 68 (49.64%) SQL
8 58 (42.34%) Computer Science
9 48 (35.04%) Finance
10 41 (29.93%) Marketing
11 39 (28.47%) Economics
12 37 (27.01%) Business Analytics
13 35 (25.55%) SPSS
14 33 (24.09%) Data Analysis
15 29 (21.17%) Customer Insight
16 28 (20.44%) Data Mining
17 25 (18.25%) Statistical Modelling
18 22 (16.06%) MS Excel
19 20 (14.60%) Hadoop
20 19 (13.87%) Direct Marketing
20 19 (13.87%) Project Management
20 19 (13.87%) CHAID
21 18 (13.14%) Statistical Analysis
21 18 (13.14%) Marketing Strategy
21 18 (13.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 16 (11.68%) MATLAB
23 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
23 15 (10.95%) Predictive Modelling
24 14 (10.22%) Data Analytics
24 14 (10.22%) Propensity Modelling

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 77 (56.20%) SAS
2 7 (5.11%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) Lync
Applications
1 35 (25.55%) SPSS
2 22 (16.06%) MS Excel
3 13 (9.49%) MS Office
4 12 (8.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.92%) PowerPivot
5 4 (2.92%) MS Project
6 3 (2.19%) FrameMaker
7 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.46%) FastStats
8 1 (0.73%) Stata
8 1 (0.73%) Vensim
8 1 (0.73%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.73%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) SNMP
1 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.46%) DNS
2 1 (0.73%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.44%) Data Mining
2 20 (14.60%) Hadoop
3 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (8.03%) OLAP
4 11 (8.03%) Big Data
5 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.19%) MS Access
7 3 (2.19%) Base SAS
7 3 (2.19%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (1.46%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.46%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.46%) MySQL
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (35.04%) Finance
2 41 (29.93%) Marketing
3 13 (9.49%) Retail
4 8 (5.84%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.65%) Advertising
6 3 (2.19%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (42.34%) Analyst
2 24 (17.52%) Insight Analyst
3 22 (16.06%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (12.41%) Consultant
4 17 (12.41%) Data Scientist
5 14 (10.22%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Graduate
6 11 (8.03%) Data Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) SAS Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) Senior SAS Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) Business Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) SAS Insight Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Customer Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Customer Insight Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.65%) IT Consultant
11 5 (3.65%) Data Manager
11 5 (3.65%) Data Analytics Manager
12 4 (2.92%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) J2EE
2 2 (1.46%) HTML
2 2 (1.46%) XML
3 1 (0.73%) OpenGL
3 1 (0.73%) DirectX
3 1 (0.73%) WinForms
3 1 (0.73%) WPF
3 1 (0.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (0.73%) WebGL
3 1 (0.73%) .NET
3 1 (0.73%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 113 (82.48%) Mathematics
2 88 (64.23%) Statistics
3 86 (62.77%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (42.34%) Computer Science
5 39 (28.47%) Economics
6 9 (6.57%) Visualisation
7 8 (5.84%) Physics
8 7 (5.11%) Credit Risk
8 7 (5.11%) Data Extraction
8 7 (5.11%) FMCG
9 6 (4.38%) Social Media
9 6 (4.38%) Applied Mathematics
10 5 (3.65%) Social Network
11 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.19%) Digital Media
13 2 (1.46%) GIS
13 2 (1.46%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (1.46%) Data Integration
14 1 (0.73%) Derivative
14 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.46%) UNIX
1 2 (1.46%) Windows
1 2 (1.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (70.07%) Analytics
2 37 (27.01%) Business Analytics
3 33 (24.09%) Data Analysis
4 29 (21.17%) Customer Insight
5 25 (18.25%) Statistical Modelling
6 19 (13.87%) Direct Marketing
6 19 (13.87%) CHAID
6 19 (13.87%) Project Management
7 18 (13.14%) Statistical Analysis
7 18 (13.14%) Marketing Strategy
7 18 (13.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 15 (10.95%) Predictive Modelling
9 14 (10.22%) Logistic Regression
9 14 (10.22%) Data Analytics
9 14 (10.22%) Propensity Modelling
10 13 (9.49%) BPMN
10 13 (9.49%) Process Management
11 12 (8.76%) Coaching
12 11 (8.03%) ETL
13 10 (7.30%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.64%) SQL
2 16 (11.68%) MATLAB
3 14 (10.22%) Python
4 12 (8.76%) VBA
5 11 (8.03%) R
6 10 (7.30%) C++
6 10 (7.30%) Java
7 4 (2.92%) VB
8 3 (2.19%) C#
9 2 (1.46%) C
9 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.46%) Perl
9 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.73%) XAML
10 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 89 (64.96%) Degree
2 9 (6.57%) PhD
3 4 (2.92%) MBA
4 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) MCSA
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) Solvency II
2 3 (2.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (1.46%) Netcool
1 2 (1.46%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.57%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.19%) SAP
4 2 (1.46%) IBM
4 2 (1.46%) Compuware
4 2 (1.46%) Informatica
4 2 (1.46%) Teradata
4 2 (1.46%) Alterian
4 2 (1.46%) Splunk
4 2 (1.46%) Tableau
4 2 (1.46%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.73%) Facebook
5 1 (0.73%) Omniture
5 1 (0.73%) Google
5 1 (0.73%) Norkom
5 1 (0.73%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.73%) SolidWorks
5 1 (0.73%) Minitab
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Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago