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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 825 903 913
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +10
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 36 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.047% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.054% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 34
Median salary £65,000 £46,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.54% +10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
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
75295 88701 92668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.12% 87.44% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62596 74112 76839
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Operations Research as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +45 19 £90,000 +116.21% 4
North West - 7 £37,500 - 1
East of England +7 5 £60,000 +33.33%
South East +74 2 £47,500 -2.56% 1
South West - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands -9 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Operations Research also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 85 (75.22%) Statistics
2 71 (62.83%) SQL
2 71 (62.83%) Analytics
3 59 (52.21%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (50.44%) Mathematics
5 56 (49.56%) Degree
6 52 (46.02%) Python
7 45 (39.82%) Machine Learning
8 43 (38.05%) PhD
9 41 (36.28%) Predictive Modelling
10 39 (34.51%) R
10 39 (34.51%) Data Mining
11 38 (33.63%) Big Data
12 36 (31.86%) SAS
12 36 (31.86%) Retail
13 34 (30.09%) Finance
13 34 (30.09%) Algorithms
14 33 (29.20%) Computer Science
15 31 (27.43%) Data Analysis
15 31 (27.43%) Economics
16 30 (26.55%) Data Analytics
17 27 (23.89%) Marketing
18 25 (22.12%) Visualisation
19 23 (20.35%) Natural Language Processing
20 19 (16.81%) VBA
20 19 (16.81%) Statistical Analysis
21 17 (15.04%) Telecoms
21 17 (15.04%) Hadoop
21 17 (15.04%) Open Source
21 17 (15.04%) Statistical Modelling

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (31.86%) SAS
2 15 (13.27%) Apache Spark
3 12 (10.62%) Apache Pig
4 9 (7.96%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) SPSS
2 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.96%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (7.96%) Amazon EMR
1 9 (7.96%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Firewall
1 2 (1.77%) LAN
1 2 (1.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (34.51%) Data Mining
2 38 (33.63%) Big Data
3 17 (15.04%) Hadoop
4 12 (10.62%) Apache Hive
5 11 (9.73%) Impala
5 11 (9.73%) Neo4j
5 11 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (8.85%) Mahout
7 9 (7.96%) MongoDB
8 8 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (5.31%) GIS
9 6 (5.31%) QlikView
10 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.65%) KDB
10 3 (2.65%) MySQL
10 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.77%) MS Access
11 2 (1.77%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.96%) Jenkins
1 9 (7.96%) Vagrant
1 9 (7.96%) Yeoman
General
1 36 (31.86%) Retail
2 34 (30.09%) Finance
3 27 (23.89%) Marketing
4 17 (15.04%) Telecoms
5 16 (14.16%) Banking
6 14 (12.39%) Manufacturing
7 10 (8.85%) Automotive
8 9 (7.96%) French Language
9 8 (7.08%) Advertising
10 7 (6.19%) Publishing
11 2 (1.77%) Games
11 2 (1.77%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (41.59%) Data Scientist
2 31 (27.43%) Analyst
3 25 (22.12%) Senior Data Scientist
4 21 (18.58%) Consultant
5 13 (11.50%) Data Manager
6 12 (10.62%) Analytics Consultant
7 11 (9.73%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 11 (9.73%) Data Consultant
8 10 (8.85%) Analytics Manager
8 10 (8.85%) Junior
9 9 (7.96%) Senior Analytics Manager
9 9 (7.96%) Senior Manager
10 7 (6.19%) Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Insight Analyst
11 6 (5.31%) SAS Analyst
12 5 (4.42%) Customer Analyst
12 5 (4.42%) Customer Insight Analyst
12 5 (4.42%) Data Analytics Manager
12 5 (4.42%) Junior Analyst
12 5 (4.42%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.35%) Natural Language Processing
2 10 (8.85%) D3.js
3 9 (7.96%) Cascalog
3 9 (7.96%) Pandas
3 9 (7.96%) scikit-learn
3 9 (7.96%) SciPy
4 3 (2.65%) .NET
4 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 85 (75.22%) Statistics
2 59 (52.21%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (50.44%) Mathematics
4 34 (30.09%) Algorithms
5 33 (29.20%) Computer Science
6 31 (27.43%) Economics
7 25 (22.12%) Visualisation
8 12 (10.62%) Neural Network
9 9 (7.96%) Credit Risk
10 7 (6.19%) Psychology
11 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
11 5 (4.42%) Physics
12 4 (3.54%) Fixed Income
13 3 (2.65%) Data Extraction
14 2 (1.77%) Applied Mathematics
14 2 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
15 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
15 1 (0.88%) FMCG
15 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
15 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.42%) Unix
2 3 (2.65%) Linux
2 3 (2.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (62.83%) Analytics
2 45 (39.82%) Machine Learning
3 41 (36.28%) Predictive Modelling
4 31 (27.43%) Data Analysis
5 30 (26.55%) Data Analytics
6 19 (16.81%) Statistical Analysis
7 17 (15.04%) Open Source
7 17 (15.04%) Statistical Modelling
8 15 (13.27%) Customer Insight
8 15 (13.27%) Data Modelling
8 15 (13.27%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (12.39%) Bioinformatics
9 14 (12.39%) Time Series Analysis
9 14 (12.39%) User Stories
10 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (9.73%) Bayesian Methods
12 10 (8.85%) Big Data Analytics
12 10 (8.85%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 10 (8.85%) Sentiment Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (62.83%) SQL
2 52 (46.02%) Python
3 39 (34.51%) R
4 19 (16.81%) VBA
5 16 (14.16%) Java
6 9 (7.96%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.96%) Clojure
6 9 (7.96%) Cypher
7 6 (5.31%) C
8 5 (4.42%) C++
9 4 (3.54%) Perl
9 4 (3.54%) Scala
10 3 (2.65%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.65%) PHP
10 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.77%) C#
11 2 (1.77%) Julia
11 2 (1.77%) Ruby
11 2 (1.77%) VB
12 1 (0.88%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 56 (49.56%) Degree
2 43 (38.05%) PhD
3 4 (3.54%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.77%) CREST Certified
4 2 (1.77%) GIAC
4 2 (1.77%) GPEN
4 2 (1.77%) GXPN
4 2 (1.77%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.77%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (7.96%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.77%) HDFS
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) Tableau
2 7 (6.19%) IBM
3 3 (2.65%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle
3 3 (2.65%) Teradata
4 2 (1.77%) ILOG
4 2 (1.77%) Netezza
4 2 (1.77%) RapidMiner
4 2 (1.77%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe
5 1 (0.88%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.88%) Facebook
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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