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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 801 817 781
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -36
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 77 80 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.073% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.088% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 43
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 £31,800 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
86640 90513 82524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.74% 82.77% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71744 73516 68202
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +32 57 £50,000 - 4
South East +2 10 £47,500 +37.68% 2
North West -2 4 £110,000 +193.33%
East of England -5 3 £25,000 -50.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £39,000 - 1
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 122 (87.14%) Analytics
2 103 (73.57%) Degree
3 89 (63.57%) Statistics
4 81 (57.86%) Mathematics
5 78 (55.71%) SQL
5 78 (55.71%) SAS
6 77 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (34.29%) Finance
8 46 (32.86%) Statistical Analysis
9 45 (32.14%) Marketing
10 43 (30.71%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (30.71%) SPSS
10 43 (30.71%) Data Mining
11 41 (29.29%) Data Analysis
12 40 (28.57%) R
13 39 (27.86%) Visualisation
14 38 (27.14%) Microsoft
15 35 (25.00%) Computer Science
16 31 (22.14%) Tableau
17 30 (21.43%) Python
17 30 (21.43%) Economics
18 29 (20.71%) Data Management
19 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
19 26 (18.57%) Big Data
20 25 (17.86%) Statistical Modelling
20 25 (17.86%) Relational Database
21 24 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
21 24 (17.14%) BusinessObjects
21 24 (17.14%) IBM
21 24 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 78 (55.71%) SAS
2 4 (2.86%) Apache Pig
2 4 (2.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 43 (30.71%) SPSS
2 24 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (8.57%) MS Excel
4 9 (6.43%) MS Office
5 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Unica
2 2 (1.43%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.71%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.43%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Broadband
1 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.71%) Data Mining
2 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.57%) Big Data
3 25 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 24 (17.14%) BusinessObjects
4 24 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (11.43%) DB2
6 11 (7.86%) Base SAS
7 9 (6.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 9 (6.43%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.29%) QlikView
9 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.86%) HBase
10 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 18 (12.86%) Toad
2 4 (2.86%) Maven
2 4 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (34.29%) Finance
2 45 (32.14%) Marketing
3 21 (15.00%) Retail
4 18 (12.86%) Multimedia
4 18 (12.86%) Publishing
5 13 (9.29%) Games
6 8 (5.71%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.57%) Advertising
8 4 (2.86%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.86%) Banking
9 3 (2.14%) Local Government
9 3 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (40.00%) Analyst
2 37 (26.43%) Consultant
3 20 (14.29%) Data Scientist
4 18 (12.86%) Research Analyst
5 16 (11.43%) Data Consultant
5 16 (11.43%) Integration Consultant
5 16 (11.43%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 16 (11.43%) Data Integration Consultant
6 12 (8.57%) Data Analyst
7 10 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
7 10 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Insight Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Business Data Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Management Consultant
10 4 (2.86%) Business Consultant
10 4 (2.86%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) QA Engineer
11 3 (2.14%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) HTML
2 4 (2.86%) HTML5
2 4 (2.86%) D3.js
3 2 (1.43%) REST
3 2 (1.43%) .NET
3 2 (1.43%) BREW
3 2 (1.43%) JSON
4 1 (0.71%) MDX
4 1 (0.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 89 (63.57%) Statistics
2 81 (57.86%) Mathematics
3 77 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (27.86%) Visualisation
5 35 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 30 (21.43%) Economics
7 21 (15.00%) Data Integration
8 18 (12.86%) Freedom of Information
8 18 (12.86%) Data Protection Act
8 18 (12.86%) Freedom of Information Act
9 17 (12.14%) Physics
10 14 (10.00%) Data Extraction
11 11 (7.86%) Algorithms
12 10 (7.14%) Applied Mathematics
13 8 (5.71%) Credit Risk
14 7 (5.00%) Neural Network
15 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
15 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
16 4 (2.86%) User Experience
16 4 (2.86%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (87.14%) Analytics
2 46 (32.86%) Statistical Analysis
3 43 (30.71%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (29.29%) Data Analysis
5 29 (20.71%) Data Management
6 25 (17.86%) Statistical Modelling
7 23 (16.43%) Business Analytics
8 22 (15.71%) Econometrics
9 19 (13.57%) Data Protection
10 18 (12.86%) Data Governance
10 18 (12.86%) Information Management
11 16 (11.43%) Web Analytics
11 16 (11.43%) Project Management
11 16 (11.43%) Quality Management
11 16 (11.43%) Migration
11 16 (11.43%) Data Migration
11 16 (11.43%) Master Data Management
12 15 (10.71%) Predictive Analytics
13 14 (10.00%) Logistic Regression
13 14 (10.00%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (55.71%) SQL
2 40 (28.57%) R
3 30 (21.43%) Python
4 17 (12.14%) VBA
5 15 (10.71%) MATLAB
6 13 (9.29%) Java
7 7 (5.00%) C
8 5 (3.57%) C++
9 3 (2.14%) Perl
9 3 (2.14%) SAS Macro
10 2 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) C#
11 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.71%) VB
11 1 (0.71%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 103 (73.57%) Degree
2 18 (12.86%) PhD
3 7 (5.00%) Postgraduate
3 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.29%) MBA
5 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.43%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.14%) Tableau
3 24 (17.14%) IBM
4 19 (13.57%) Oracle
5 18 (12.86%) SAP
6 17 (12.14%) Informatica
6 17 (12.14%) Ab Initio
6 17 (12.14%) Teradata
6 17 (12.14%) Netezza
7 16 (11.43%) Trillium
8 14 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (3.57%) Google
10 4 (2.86%) ILOG
11 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.43%) Splunk
11 2 (1.43%) Omniture
11 2 (1.43%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.71%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.71%) Minitab
12 1 (0.71%) Cognizant
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