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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 815 791 820
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 50 72 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.072% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.087% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 36
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,525 £34,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
85300 82408 85840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.36% 81.93% 79.78%
Number of salaries quoted 70869 66754 73764
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -18 31 £55,000 +37.50% 6
East Midlands +23 9 £20,750 -40.71%
West Midlands - 5 £55,500 -
South East -21 4 £67,500 +50.83% 1
East of England - 1 £42,500 -
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (79.09%) Mathematics
1 87 (79.09%) Analytics
2 72 (65.45%) Statistics
3 71 (64.55%) SAS
4 67 (60.91%) Degree
5 64 (58.18%) SQL
6 62 (56.36%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (41.82%) Computer Science
8 39 (35.45%) Finance
9 33 (30.00%) Marketing
10 32 (29.09%) SPSS
11 29 (26.36%) Data Mining
12 27 (24.55%) Business Analytics
13 26 (23.64%) Big Data
14 24 (21.82%) MS Excel
14 24 (21.82%) Visualisation
15 23 (20.91%) Project Management
16 22 (20.00%) Economics
17 21 (19.09%) VBA
18 20 (18.18%) Oracle
18 20 (18.18%) Data Analysis
19 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
19 19 (17.27%) Retail
19 19 (17.27%) Statistical Modelling
20 17 (15.45%) Statistical Analysis
21 15 (13.64%) R
21 15 (13.64%) Data Analytics
22 14 (12.73%) Python
22 14 (12.73%) Hadoop
22 14 (12.73%) Tableau

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 71 (64.55%) SAS
2 9 (8.18%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 32 (29.09%) SPSS
2 24 (21.82%) MS Excel
3 10 (9.09%) PowerPivot
3 10 (9.09%) MS Office
4 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Broadband
2 4 (3.64%) SNMP
2 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.36%) Data Mining
2 26 (23.64%) Big Data
3 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
4 14 (12.73%) Hadoop
5 10 (9.09%) MS Access
5 10 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (7.27%) MySQL
6 8 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (7.27%) Spotfire
7 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.55%) OLAP
9 3 (2.73%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (1.82%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.82%) DB2
10 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.82%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (35.45%) Finance
2 33 (30.00%) Marketing
3 19 (17.27%) Retail
4 8 (7.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.73%) Games
7 2 (1.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.91%) Front Office
8 1 (0.91%) Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.91%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (30.00%) Analyst
2 15 (13.64%) Consultant
3 13 (11.82%) Data Analyst
3 13 (11.82%) Data Scientist
4 12 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Insight Analyst
6 9 (8.18%) Senior Manager
7 8 (7.27%) Graduate
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Insight Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Head of Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.64%) SAS Insight Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Data Analytics Manager
9 4 (3.64%) Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Management Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Data Manager
9 4 (3.64%) SAS Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Senior SAS Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (2.73%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) HTML
1 4 (3.64%) XML
2 1 (0.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (0.91%) D3.js
2 1 (0.91%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 87 (79.09%) Mathematics
2 72 (65.45%) Statistics
3 62 (56.36%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (41.82%) Computer Science
5 24 (21.82%) Visualisation
6 22 (20.00%) Economics
7 11 (10.00%) Algorithms
8 10 (9.09%) FMCG
9 8 (7.27%) Social Media
10 7 (6.36%) Applied Mathematics
10 7 (6.36%) Data Extraction
11 5 (4.55%) Data Integration
11 5 (4.55%) Open Source
12 4 (3.64%) Social Network
12 4 (3.64%) Physics
13 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
14 2 (1.82%) Clustering
14 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
15 1 (0.91%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) UNIX
1 5 (4.55%) Linux
2 4 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (79.09%) Analytics
2 27 (24.55%) Business Analytics
3 23 (20.91%) Project Management
4 20 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 19 (17.27%) Statistical Modelling
6 17 (15.45%) Statistical Analysis
7 15 (13.64%) Data Analytics
8 13 (11.82%) Predictive Modelling
9 12 (10.91%) Web Analytics
9 12 (10.91%) Data Management
9 12 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
11 9 (8.18%) Customer Insight
12 8 (7.27%) Big Data Analytics
12 8 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (7.27%) BPMN
12 8 (7.27%) Process Management
12 8 (7.27%) Asset Management
12 8 (7.27%) Web Development
12 8 (7.27%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 64 (58.18%) SQL
2 21 (19.09%) VBA
3 15 (13.64%) R
4 14 (12.73%) Python
5 12 (10.91%) VB
6 10 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 8 (7.27%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.27%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.55%) C++
9 4 (3.64%) Perl
9 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.73%) Java
10 3 (2.73%) C
11 2 (1.82%) C#
12 1 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 67 (60.91%) Degree
2 9 (8.18%) PhD
3 1 (0.91%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.82%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 4 (3.64%) Netcool
1 4 (3.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Oracle
2 14 (12.73%) Tableau
3 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.36%) Teradata
5 6 (5.45%) IBM
6 5 (4.55%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.64%) SAP
7 4 (3.64%) Compuware
7 4 (3.64%) Informatica
7 4 (3.64%) JDA
7 4 (3.64%) RedPrairie
7 4 (3.64%) Splunk
8 3 (2.73%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.82%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.82%) Minitab
9 2 (1.82%) Trillium
9 2 (1.82%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (1.82%) Aprimo
9 2 (1.82%) Netezza
10 1 (0.91%) Norkom
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