The first table below looks at the demand for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 25 July 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 588 552 605
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +53
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 58 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.14% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 25
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £24,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +3.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39930 36139 41098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.60% 81.57% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33136 29834 35590
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in London

Operations Research
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the London region.

Operations Research Salary Trend in London

Operations Research
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Research across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Operations Research Salary Histogram in London

Operations Research
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(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
City of London +7 20 £42,500 -40.35% 4
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 90 (84.11%) Mathematics
2 89 (83.18%) Analytics
3 76 (71.03%) Degree
4 75 (70.09%) Statistics
5 59 (55.14%) SAS
6 57 (53.27%) SQL
7 48 (44.86%) SPSS
8 40 (37.38%) Finance
8 40 (37.38%) Economics
9 36 (33.64%) Marketing
10 31 (28.97%) Statistical Modelling
11 30 (28.04%) Computer Science
11 30 (28.04%) Data Mining
12 27 (25.23%) CHAID
12 27 (25.23%) Customer Insight
13 25 (23.36%) Data Analysis
14 23 (21.50%) Hadoop
14 23 (21.50%) Business Analytics
15 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
16 18 (16.82%) Retail
16 18 (16.82%) Statistical Analysis
17 17 (15.89%) Propensity Modelling
17 17 (15.89%) MATLAB
18 15 (14.02%) Predictive Modelling
18 15 (14.02%) Big Data
19 14 (13.08%) R
19 14 (13.08%) Python
19 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
19 14 (13.08%) Data Modelling
19 14 (13.08%) Logistic Regression

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 59 (55.14%) SAS
2 7 (6.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 48 (44.86%) SPSS
2 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
3 12 (11.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (10.28%) MS Office
5 8 (7.48%) FastStats
6 6 (5.61%) Vensim
7 4 (3.74%) MS Project
8 3 (2.80%) FrameMaker
9 2 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
9 2 (1.87%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.93%) Weka
10 1 (0.93%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.04%) Data Mining
2 23 (21.50%) Hadoop
3 15 (14.02%) Big Data
4 11 (10.28%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (8.41%) OLAP
6 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.61%) Base SAS
8 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 4 (3.74%) QlikView
10 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (0.93%) MS Access
12 1 (0.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
General
1 40 (37.38%) Finance
2 36 (33.64%) Marketing
3 18 (16.82%) Retail
4 8 (7.48%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.67%) Advertising
6 4 (3.74%) Games
6 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (45.79%) Analyst
2 25 (23.36%) Senior Analyst
3 21 (19.63%) Consultant
4 20 (18.69%) Insight Analyst
5 18 (16.82%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 14 (13.08%) Data Scientist
7 12 (11.21%) SAS Insight Analyst
7 12 (11.21%) SAS Analyst
7 12 (11.21%) Senior SAS Analyst
8 10 (9.35%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Graduate
10 5 (4.67%) IT Consultant
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (4.67%) Business Consultant
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Business Consultant
10 5 (4.67%) Business Modelling Consultant
11 4 (3.74%) Data Analytics Manager
11 4 (3.74%) Data Manager
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Manager
12 3 (2.80%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) MapReduce
2 3 (2.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 90 (84.11%) Mathematics
2 75 (70.09%) Statistics
3 40 (37.38%) Economics
4 30 (28.04%) Computer Science
5 12 (11.21%) Visualisation
6 7 (6.54%) Social Media
6 7 (6.54%) Social Network
6 7 (6.54%) FMCG
6 7 (6.54%) Data Extraction
7 5 (4.67%) Physics
8 4 (3.74%) Credit Risk
8 4 (3.74%) Applied Mathematics
9 3 (2.80%) GIS
9 3 (2.80%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.87%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.93%) Equities
11 1 (0.93%) Tandem
11 1 (0.93%) Psychology
11 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (83.18%) Analytics
2 31 (28.97%) Statistical Modelling
3 27 (25.23%) Customer Insight
3 27 (25.23%) CHAID
4 25 (23.36%) Data Analysis
5 23 (21.50%) Business Analytics
6 18 (16.82%) Statistical Analysis
7 17 (15.89%) Propensity Modelling
8 15 (14.02%) Predictive Modelling
9 14 (13.08%) Logistic Regression
9 14 (13.08%) Data Modelling
10 13 (12.15%) Direct Marketing
11 12 (11.21%) Business Analysis
11 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (11.21%) Marketing Strategy
11 12 (11.21%) Customer Segmentation
12 11 (10.28%) Customer Analytics
13 10 (9.35%) Data Analytics
13 10 (9.35%) Project Management
14 9 (8.41%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (53.27%) SQL
2 17 (15.89%) MATLAB
3 14 (13.08%) R
3 14 (13.08%) Python
4 11 (10.28%) C++
5 9 (8.41%) Java
5 9 (8.41%) VBA
6 4 (3.74%) PowerHouse
7 2 (1.87%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (71.03%) Degree
2 11 (10.28%) PhD
3 2 (1.87%) MBA
3 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) Alterian
3 5 (4.67%) SIMUL8
3 5 (4.67%) Tableau
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 2 (1.87%) Minitab
5 2 (1.87%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Omniture
6 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.93%) Facebook
6 1 (0.93%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.93%) FactSet
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