The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 824 775 847
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +72
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 71 90 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.086% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.11% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 57 57 25
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £85,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +30.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90699 82348 90843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.42% 79.01% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 73543 68391 77731
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Operations Research
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -60 47 £46,250 +23.33% 11
South East -19 11 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North West +4 7 £37,500 -45.65% 1
South West - 6 £55,000 - 1
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 123 (89.13%) Degree
2 103 (74.64%) Mathematics
3 94 (68.12%) Statistics
4 89 (64.49%) Finance
5 82 (59.42%) Analytics
6 73 (52.90%) SQL
7 72 (52.17%) SAS
7 72 (52.17%) Marketing
8 66 (47.83%) Economics
9 59 (42.75%) SPSS
10 50 (36.23%) Data Analysis
11 44 (31.88%) Customer Insight
12 35 (25.36%) Statistical Modelling
13 32 (23.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 32 (23.19%) Marketing Strategy
13 32 (23.19%) Direct Marketing
13 32 (23.19%) CHAID
14 25 (18.12%) MS Excel
15 24 (17.39%) Predictive Modelling
16 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 23 (16.67%) Data Mining
16 23 (16.67%) Retail
17 22 (15.94%) MS PowerPoint
17 22 (15.94%) Logistic Regression
18 21 (15.22%) Business Transformation
18 21 (15.22%) Propensity Modelling
19 20 (14.49%) VBA
20 19 (13.77%) Business Development
20 19 (13.77%) Computer Science
21 18 (13.04%) Customer Segmentation

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 72 (52.17%) SAS
2 2 (1.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 59 (42.75%) SPSS
2 25 (18.12%) MS Excel
3 22 (15.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.80%) FastStats
5 7 (5.07%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (3.62%) Vensim
7 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.45%) MS Office
8 1 (0.72%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 16 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.52%) Big Data
4 8 (5.80%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.80%) Base SAS
5 5 (3.62%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.90%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (2.90%) QlikView
7 3 (2.17%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.45%) HBase
8 2 (1.45%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.72%) Mahout
9 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
General
1 89 (64.49%) Finance
2 72 (52.17%) Marketing
3 23 (16.67%) Retail
4 11 (7.97%) Banking
5 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (55.07%) Analyst
2 39 (28.26%) Insight Analyst
3 23 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (14.49%) SAS Analyst
5 19 (13.77%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 18 (13.04%) SAS Insight Analyst
7 17 (12.32%) Senior SAS Analyst
8 16 (11.59%) Development Manager
8 16 (11.59%) Marketing Manager
9 15 (10.87%) Customer Analyst
10 14 (10.14%) Customer Insight Analyst
11 10 (7.25%) Data Scientist
12 9 (6.52%) Consultant
12 9 (6.52%) Business Analyst
13 7 (5.07%) Data Analyst
13 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 6 (4.35%) Business Data Analyst
15 5 (3.62%) Senior Business Consultant
15 5 (3.62%) Research Analyst
15 5 (3.62%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.59%) COM
2 6 (4.35%) .NET
3 3 (2.17%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 103 (74.64%) Mathematics
2 94 (68.12%) Statistics
3 66 (47.83%) Economics
4 19 (13.77%) Computer Science
5 16 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (9.42%) Credit Risk
7 7 (5.07%) Visualisation
7 7 (5.07%) Machine Learning
8 6 (4.35%) Social Media
9 5 (3.62%) Telematics
10 4 (2.90%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (2.17%) GIS
11 3 (2.17%) FMCG
11 3 (2.17%) Social Network
12 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.72%) Equities
13 1 (0.72%) Physics
13 1 (0.72%) Psychology
13 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (59.42%) Analytics
2 50 (36.23%) Data Analysis
3 44 (31.88%) Customer Insight
4 35 (25.36%) Statistical Modelling
5 32 (23.19%) Marketing Strategy
5 32 (23.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 32 (23.19%) Direct Marketing
5 32 (23.19%) CHAID
6 24 (17.39%) Predictive Modelling
7 22 (15.94%) Logistic Regression
8 21 (15.22%) Business Transformation
8 21 (15.22%) Propensity Modelling
9 19 (13.77%) Business Development
10 18 (13.04%) Customer Segmentation
10 18 (13.04%) E-Commerce
11 16 (11.59%) B2B
11 16 (11.59%) Financial Analysis
12 15 (10.87%) Data Modelling
13 14 (10.14%) Statistical Analysis
13 14 (10.14%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.90%) SQL
2 20 (14.49%) VBA
3 14 (10.14%) R
4 13 (9.42%) C++
5 12 (8.70%) Python
5 12 (8.70%) MATLAB
6 11 (7.97%) C#
7 9 (6.52%) Java
8 7 (5.07%) C
9 5 (3.62%) VB
10 4 (2.90%) PowerHouse
11 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.45%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 123 (89.13%) Degree
2 14 (10.14%) MBA
3 9 (6.52%) PhD
4 1 (0.72%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.04%) Oracle
2 18 (13.04%) SAP
3 8 (5.80%) Alterian
4 5 (3.62%) SIMUL8
4 5 (3.62%) Tableau
5 3 (2.17%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.45%) KXEN
7 1 (0.72%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.72%) FactSet
7 1 (0.72%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.72%) Minitab
7 1 (0.72%) Google
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