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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 799 849 770
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -79
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 72 68 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.062% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.074% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 63
Average salary £50,750 £41,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.55% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
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
82715 91431 82819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.03% 82.75% 80.92%
Number of salaries quoted 68085 74887 68972
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +50 47 £52,500 +16.66% 4
South East +23 13 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West +13 5 £110,000 +193.33% 2
West Midlands - 3 £39,000 - 2
East of England +22 2 £45,000 -
South West -14 2 £55,000 -
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 115 (83.33%) Analytics
2 101 (73.19%) Degree
3 98 (71.01%) Statistics
4 89 (64.49%) SQL
5 88 (63.77%) SAS
6 87 (63.04%) Mathematics
7 83 (60.14%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (35.51%) Data Mining
9 47 (34.06%) Marketing
10 42 (30.43%) SPSS
10 42 (30.43%) Visualisation
10 42 (30.43%) R
11 39 (28.26%) Python
12 37 (26.81%) Finance
13 34 (24.64%) Economics
13 34 (24.64%) Data Analysis
14 33 (23.91%) Computer Science
15 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
16 31 (22.46%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (21.74%) Statistical Modelling
18 29 (21.01%) Big Data
18 29 (21.01%) Statistical Analysis
19 23 (16.67%) Project Management
20 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
20 22 (15.94%) Data Management
21 21 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
22 20 (14.49%) PhD
22 20 (14.49%) Retail
23 19 (13.77%) VBA
23 19 (13.77%) Tableau

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 88 (63.77%) SAS
2 4 (2.90%) Apache Pig
2 4 (2.90%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 42 (30.43%) SPSS
2 17 (12.32%) MS Excel
3 14 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (7.25%) MS Office
5 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.72%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (35.51%) Data Mining
2 29 (21.01%) Big Data
3 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
4 21 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (12.32%) Relational Database
6 12 (8.70%) DB2
7 11 (7.97%) Base SAS
8 10 (7.25%) Hadoop
9 8 (5.80%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 8 (5.80%) QlikView
10 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.90%) HBase
12 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.17%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.72%) MS Access
14 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.72%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Toad
2 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (34.06%) Marketing
2 37 (26.81%) Finance
3 20 (14.49%) Retail
4 13 (9.42%) Multimedia
5 12 (8.70%) Publishing
6 8 (5.80%) Manufacturing
7 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.35%) Games
8 5 (3.62%) Banking
8 5 (3.62%) Advertising
8 5 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (40.58%) Analyst
2 30 (21.74%) Consultant
3 22 (15.94%) Data Scientist
4 20 (14.49%) Data Analyst
5 14 (10.14%) Insight Analyst
6 12 (8.70%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 12 (8.70%) Data Integration Consultant
6 12 (8.70%) Integration Consultant
6 12 (8.70%) Data Consultant
6 12 (8.70%) Research Analyst
7 10 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) Data Insight Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Management Consultant
9 5 (3.62%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Graduate
9 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.17%) D3.js
2 2 (1.45%) BREW
3 1 (0.72%) CSS
3 1 (0.72%) HTML
3 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 98 (71.01%) Statistics
2 87 (63.04%) Mathematics
3 83 (60.14%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (30.43%) Visualisation
5 34 (24.64%) Economics
6 33 (23.91%) Computer Science
7 16 (11.59%) Data Integration
8 15 (10.87%) Physics
9 13 (9.42%) Algorithms
10 12 (8.70%) Freedom of Information
10 12 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
10 12 (8.70%) Freedom of Information Act
11 8 (5.80%) Data Extraction
11 8 (5.80%) Applied Mathematics
11 8 (5.80%) Neural Network
12 7 (5.07%) Credit Risk
13 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
14 4 (2.90%) User Experience
14 4 (2.90%) CMDB
14 4 (2.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (83.33%) Analytics
2 34 (24.64%) Data Analysis
3 31 (22.46%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (21.74%) Statistical Modelling
5 29 (21.01%) Statistical Analysis
6 23 (16.67%) Project Management
7 22 (15.94%) Data Management
8 17 (12.32%) Open Source
9 16 (11.59%) Econometrics
9 16 (11.59%) Logistic Regression
10 15 (10.87%) Data Modelling
10 15 (10.87%) Data Governance
11 14 (10.14%) Predictive Modelling
12 13 (9.42%) Big Data Analytics
12 13 (9.42%) Data Protection
12 13 (9.42%) Business Transformation
13 12 (8.70%) Business Analytics
13 12 (8.70%) Master Data Management
13 12 (8.70%) Linear Regression
13 12 (8.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (64.49%) SQL
2 42 (30.43%) R
3 39 (28.26%) Python
4 19 (13.77%) VBA
5 18 (13.04%) MATLAB
6 11 (7.97%) Java
7 9 (6.52%) C
8 8 (5.80%) C++
9 3 (2.17%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 101 (73.19%) Degree
2 20 (14.49%) PhD
3 8 (5.80%) MBA
4 7 (5.07%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.62%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.77%) Tableau
3 15 (10.87%) IBM
3 15 (10.87%) Oracle
4 14 (10.14%) SAP
5 13 (9.42%) Netezza
5 13 (9.42%) Ab Initio
5 13 (9.42%) Teradata
5 13 (9.42%) Business Objects
5 13 (9.42%) Informatica
6 12 (8.70%) Trillium
7 9 (6.52%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (3.62%) Google
9 2 (1.45%) Omniture
10 1 (0.72%) Minitab
10 1 (0.72%) Cognos
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