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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 782 789 793
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 70 74 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.071% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.086% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 51 58 44
Average salary £51,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.64% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
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
83355 85730 81990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.07% 82.27% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68281 69393 68373
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,063
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +26 30 £53,750 +13.15% 3
South East -1 20 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North West +11 9 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £20,750 -
Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
South West -27 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £33,500 -
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 97 (80.17%) Analytics
2 94 (77.69%) Mathematics
3 91 (75.21%) Statistics
4 88 (72.73%) Degree
5 80 (66.12%) SQL
6 75 (61.98%) Analytical Skills
7 71 (58.68%) SAS
8 42 (34.71%) Marketing
9 37 (30.58%) Finance
10 36 (29.75%) Visualisation
11 33 (27.27%) SPSS
12 32 (26.45%) Economics
13 30 (24.79%) Data Mining
13 30 (24.79%) Python
13 30 (24.79%) Computer Science
14 29 (23.97%) R
15 27 (22.31%) Big Data
16 25 (20.66%) Project Management
16 25 (20.66%) Data Analysis
17 22 (18.18%) VBA
17 22 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
18 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
19 20 (16.53%) MS Excel
19 20 (16.53%) PhD
20 18 (14.88%) Oracle
20 18 (14.88%) Retail
20 18 (14.88%) Predictive Modelling
21 17 (14.05%) Tableau
21 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
22 16 (13.22%) Business Intelligence

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (58.68%) SAS
2 2 (1.65%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 33 (27.27%) SPSS
2 20 (16.53%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.44%) MS Office
4 4 (3.31%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) Broadband
2 2 (1.65%) SNMP
2 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.79%) Data Mining
2 27 (22.31%) Big Data
3 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
4 12 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.26%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.44%) Base SAS
7 8 (6.61%) Hadoop
7 8 (6.61%) DB2
8 7 (5.79%) QlikView
9 6 (4.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 5 (4.13%) Spotfire
10 5 (4.13%) MS Access
11 4 (3.31%) MySQL
11 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (2.48%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
14 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (34.71%) Marketing
2 37 (30.58%) Finance
3 18 (14.88%) Retail
4 9 (7.44%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.48%) Games
8 2 (1.65%) Advertising
9 1 (0.83%) Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.83%) French Language
Job Titles
1 44 (36.36%) Analyst
2 23 (19.01%) Data Analyst
3 20 (16.53%) Consultant
4 16 (13.22%) Insight Analyst
5 14 (11.57%) Data Scientist
6 12 (9.92%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.61%) Integration Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) Data Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) Data Integration Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 7 (5.79%) Graduate
9 6 (4.96%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Planning Manager
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Insight Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Business Data Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) HTML
2 2 (1.65%) XML
2 2 (1.65%) BREW
2 2 (1.65%) D3.js
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 94 (77.69%) Mathematics
2 91 (75.21%) Statistics
3 75 (61.98%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (29.75%) Visualisation
5 32 (26.45%) Economics
6 30 (24.79%) Computer Science
7 12 (9.92%) Data Integration
7 12 (9.92%) Open Source
8 10 (8.26%) Physics
8 10 (8.26%) Algorithms
9 8 (6.61%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (4.96%) Social Media
10 6 (4.96%) Credit Risk
11 5 (4.13%) Data Extraction
11 5 (4.13%) FMCG
11 5 (4.13%) Neural Network
12 2 (1.65%) Clustering
12 2 (1.65%) Psychology
12 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) UNIX
2 2 (1.65%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (80.17%) Analytics
2 25 (20.66%) Project Management
2 25 (20.66%) Data Analysis
3 22 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
4 18 (14.88%) Predictive Modelling
5 16 (13.22%) Data Management
5 16 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (11.57%) Statistical Analysis
7 11 (9.09%) Logistic Regression
7 11 (9.09%) Data Governance
7 11 (9.09%) Linear Regression
8 10 (8.26%) Business Transformation
8 10 (8.26%) Marketing Analytics
8 10 (8.26%) Web Analytics
8 10 (8.26%) Performance Management
8 10 (8.26%) Predictive Analytics
8 10 (8.26%) Data Modelling
9 9 (7.44%) Business Analysis
9 9 (7.44%) Direct Marketing
9 9 (7.44%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 80 (66.12%) SQL
2 30 (24.79%) Python
3 29 (23.97%) R
4 22 (18.18%) VBA
5 14 (11.57%) MATLAB
6 7 (5.79%) C++
7 6 (4.96%) Java
7 6 (4.96%) VB
8 5 (4.13%) C
9 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.48%) SAS Macro
11 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.65%) C#
11 2 (1.65%) Perl
12 1 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 88 (72.73%) Degree
2 20 (16.53%) PhD
3 8 (6.61%) MBA
4 5 (4.13%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (1.65%) Netcool
1 2 (1.65%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Oracle
2 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.05%) Tableau
3 11 (9.09%) Teradata
4 10 (8.26%) IBM
4 10 (8.26%) SAP
5 9 (7.44%) Netezza
5 9 (7.44%) Informatica
5 9 (7.44%) Ab Initio
6 8 (6.61%) Trillium
7 6 (4.96%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (4.13%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.48%) JDA
9 3 (2.48%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.65%) Splunk
10 2 (1.65%) Minitab
10 2 (1.65%) Aprimo
10 2 (1.65%) Google
10 2 (1.65%) Compuware
11 1 (0.83%) Cognos
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