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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 808 817 800
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 53 69 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.064% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.077% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 39
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £106,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
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
87852 89858 82379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.04% 82.89% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 73293 72362 68132
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 £31,157 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 40 £47,500 -5.00%
South East -15 7 £47,500 +27.51% 1
East of England -3 4 £25,000 -50.00%
North West -5 1 - -
South West - 1 £50,000 -
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 110 (86.61%) Analytics
2 93 (73.23%) Degree
3 84 (66.14%) Statistics
4 71 (55.91%) SAS
5 70 (55.12%) Mathematics
6 68 (53.54%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (53.54%) SQL
7 48 (37.80%) Finance
8 46 (36.22%) Statistical Analysis
9 45 (35.43%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (34.65%) Marketing
11 42 (33.07%) SPSS
12 39 (30.71%) Data Analysis
12 39 (30.71%) R
13 38 (29.92%) Visualisation
13 38 (29.92%) Microsoft
14 37 (29.13%) Data Mining
15 33 (25.98%) Computer Science
16 32 (25.20%) Tableau
17 27 (21.26%) Data Management
18 26 (20.47%) Big Data
19 25 (19.69%) Python
19 25 (19.69%) SQL Server
20 24 (18.90%) Economics
20 24 (18.90%) MS PowerPoint
20 24 (18.90%) Business Analytics
21 23 (18.11%) Relational Database
21 23 (18.11%) Retail
21 23 (18.11%) Econometrics
21 23 (18.11%) Data Warehouse

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (55.91%) SAS
2 4 (3.15%) Apache Pig
2 4 (3.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 42 (33.07%) SPSS
2 24 (18.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
4 11 (8.66%) MS Office
5 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Unica
2 2 (1.57%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.57%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Broadband
1 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.13%) Data Mining
2 26 (20.47%) Big Data
3 25 (19.69%) SQL Server
4 23 (18.11%) BusinessObjects
4 23 (18.11%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (18.11%) Relational Database
5 14 (11.02%) DB2
6 9 (7.09%) Hadoop
7 7 (5.51%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 7 (5.51%) QlikView
8 6 (4.72%) Base SAS
9 4 (3.15%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.15%) HBase
10 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (14.17%) Toad
2 4 (3.15%) Maven
2 4 (3.15%) Selenium
General
1 48 (37.80%) Finance
2 44 (34.65%) Marketing
3 23 (18.11%) Retail
4 18 (14.17%) Multimedia
4 18 (14.17%) Publishing
5 13 (10.24%) Games
6 7 (5.51%) Advertising
7 6 (4.72%) Banking
8 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
8 5 (3.94%) Local Government
9 4 (3.15%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (39.37%) Analyst
2 35 (27.56%) Consultant
3 21 (16.54%) Data Scientist
4 18 (14.17%) Research Analyst
5 14 (11.02%) Data Consultant
5 14 (11.02%) Integration Consultant
5 14 (11.02%) Data Integration Consultant
5 14 (11.02%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 10 (7.87%) Operations Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Business Consultant
9 5 (3.94%) Graduate
9 5 (3.94%) Management Consultant
9 5 (3.94%) Insight Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.94%) HTML
2 4 (3.15%) HTML5
3 3 (2.36%) REST
3 3 (2.36%) D3.js
3 3 (2.36%) JSON
4 2 (1.57%) .NET
4 2 (1.57%) BREW
5 1 (0.79%) CSS
5 1 (0.79%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 84 (66.14%) Statistics
2 70 (55.12%) Mathematics
3 68 (53.54%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (29.92%) Visualisation
5 33 (25.98%) Computer Science
6 24 (18.90%) Economics
7 18 (14.17%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (14.17%) Freedom of Information Act
7 18 (14.17%) Freedom of Information
7 18 (14.17%) Data Integration
8 16 (12.60%) Physics
9 13 (10.24%) Data Extraction
10 9 (7.09%) Algorithms
11 8 (6.30%) Applied Mathematics
11 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
12 7 (5.51%) Mobile App
13 5 (3.94%) Credit Risk
13 5 (3.94%) Neural Network
14 4 (3.15%) Tandem
14 4 (3.15%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (86.61%) Analytics
2 46 (36.22%) Statistical Analysis
3 45 (35.43%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (30.71%) Data Analysis
5 27 (21.26%) Data Management
6 24 (18.90%) Business Analytics
7 23 (18.11%) Econometrics
8 22 (17.32%) Statistical Modelling
9 19 (14.96%) Data Protection
9 19 (14.96%) Information Management
10 16 (12.60%) Web Analytics
10 16 (12.60%) Predictive Modelling
11 15 (11.81%) Big Data Analytics
11 15 (11.81%) Data Governance
11 15 (11.81%) Data Migration
11 15 (11.81%) Migration
11 15 (11.81%) Quality Management
11 15 (11.81%) Master Data Management
12 14 (11.02%) Predictive Analytics
13 13 (10.24%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.54%) SQL
2 39 (30.71%) R
3 25 (19.69%) Python
4 18 (14.17%) VBA
5 11 (8.66%) Java
5 11 (8.66%) MATLAB
6 5 (3.94%) C
7 4 (3.15%) Perl
8 3 (2.36%) PHP
8 3 (2.36%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.79%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) C#
9 1 (0.79%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 93 (73.23%) Degree
2 12 (9.45%) PhD
3 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.94%) Postgraduate
5 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.81%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (29.92%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.20%) Tableau
3 23 (18.11%) IBM
4 20 (15.75%) Oracle
5 16 (12.60%) SAP
6 15 (11.81%) Informatica
6 15 (11.81%) Netezza
6 15 (11.81%) Ab Initio
6 15 (11.81%) Teradata
7 14 (11.02%) MicroStrategy
7 14 (11.02%) Trillium
8 5 (3.94%) ILOG
8 5 (3.94%) Google
9 3 (2.36%) LogRhythm
9 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.36%) Cognos
9 3 (2.36%) Splunk
10 2 (1.57%) Omniture
11 1 (0.79%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.79%) Alteryx
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago