The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 585 628 632
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +4
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 52 48 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 49 18 42
Median salary £66,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £50,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -13.50%
Operations Research
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35303 39146 40846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.79% 88.20% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30599 32958 33690
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London 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 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 24 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
City of London +71 8 £46,000 +31.42%
Osterley - 2 £55,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £55,000 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 London region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 61 (66.30%) SQL
2 60 (65.22%) Statistics
3 58 (63.04%) Analytics
4 53 (57.61%) Python
5 48 (52.17%) Mathematics
6 47 (51.09%) Machine Learning
7 46 (50.00%) Degree
8 44 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (44.57%) Data Mining
10 40 (43.48%) Finance
11 39 (42.39%) Retail
12 36 (39.13%) Computer Science
13 33 (35.87%) Data Analysis
13 33 (35.87%) PhD
13 33 (35.87%) Data Analytics
13 33 (35.87%) Big Data
13 33 (35.87%) Predictive Modelling
14 32 (34.78%) Marketing
15 26 (28.26%) SAS
15 26 (28.26%) R
16 25 (27.17%) Visualisation
17 23 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
17 23 (25.00%) Algorithms
17 23 (25.00%) Economics
18 21 (22.83%) Statistical Analysis
18 21 (22.83%) Banking
19 19 (20.65%) Manufacturing
20 18 (19.57%) VBA
20 18 (19.57%) Hadoop
21 17 (18.48%) Telecoms

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 26 (28.26%) SAS
2 16 (17.39%) Apache Spark
3 12 (13.04%) Apache
3 12 (13.04%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.43%) SPSS
3 1 (1.09%) EViews
3 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon EMR
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Firewall
1 6 (6.52%) LAN
1 6 (6.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (44.57%) Data Mining
2 33 (35.87%) Big Data
3 18 (19.57%) Hadoop
4 13 (14.13%) Apache Hive
4 13 (14.13%) Impala
5 12 (13.04%) Mahout
5 12 (13.04%) MongoDB
5 12 (13.04%) Neo4j
5 12 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.26%) Flink
9 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.17%) GIS
10 1 (1.09%) OLAP
10 1 (1.09%) OLTP
10 1 (1.09%) PowerPivot
10 1 (1.09%) QGIS
10 1 (1.09%) QlikView
10 1 (1.09%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 12 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 12 (13.04%) Vagrant
1 12 (13.04%) Yeoman
General
1 40 (43.48%) Finance
2 39 (42.39%) Retail
3 32 (34.78%) Marketing
4 21 (22.83%) Banking
5 19 (20.65%) Manufacturing
6 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
7 9 (9.78%) Publishing
8 7 (7.61%) German Language
8 7 (7.61%) Spanish Language
9 6 (6.52%) Advertising
10 5 (5.43%) French Language
11 4 (4.35%) Games
11 4 (4.35%) Italian Language
12 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
12 2 (2.17%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (1.09%) Front Office
13 1 (1.09%) Law
13 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (42.39%) Data Scientist
2 26 (28.26%) Analyst
3 17 (18.48%) Consultant
4 15 (16.30%) Senior Data Scientist
5 14 (15.22%) Analytics Consultant
6 13 (14.13%) Data Consultant
6 13 (14.13%) Junior
7 12 (13.04%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 11 (11.96%) Analytics Manager
9 10 (10.87%) Senior Manager
10 8 (8.70%) Data Analyst
10 8 (8.70%) Data Manager
11 7 (7.61%) Junior Data Scientist
11 7 (7.61%) SAS Analyst
11 7 (7.61%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (7.61%) Senior Analytics Manager
12 6 (6.52%) Data Engineer
12 6 (6.52%) Insight Manager
12 6 (6.52%) SQL Analyst
12 6 (6.52%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 13 (14.13%) scikit-learn
3 12 (13.04%) Cascalog
3 12 (13.04%) D3.js
3 12 (13.04%) Pandas
3 12 (13.04%) SciPy
4 1 (1.09%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (65.22%) Statistics
2 48 (52.17%) Mathematics
3 44 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (39.13%) Computer Science
5 25 (27.17%) Visualisation
6 23 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 23 (25.00%) Economics
7 6 (6.52%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (4.35%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (4.35%) Credit Risk
8 4 (4.35%) Data Extraction
8 4 (4.35%) Fintech
8 4 (4.35%) Physics
8 4 (4.35%) Psychology
9 3 (3.26%) Neural Network
10 1 (1.09%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.09%) Derivative
10 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
10 1 (1.09%) FMCG
10 1 (1.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.04%) Analytics
2 47 (51.09%) Machine Learning
3 33 (35.87%) Data Analysis
3 33 (35.87%) Data Analytics
3 33 (35.87%) Predictive Modelling
4 21 (22.83%) Statistical Analysis
5 16 (17.39%) Bioinformatics
5 16 (17.39%) User Stories
6 15 (16.30%) Data Visualisation
7 14 (15.22%) Actionable Insight
8 13 (14.13%) Sentiment Analysis
9 12 (13.04%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 12 (13.04%) Computer Vision
9 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.04%) Data Munging
9 12 (13.04%) Open Source
9 12 (13.04%) Predictive Analytics
9 12 (13.04%) Statistical Modelling
9 12 (13.04%) Time Series Analysis
9 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (66.30%) SQL
2 53 (57.61%) Python
3 26 (28.26%) R
4 18 (19.57%) VBA
5 12 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 12 (13.04%) Clojure
5 12 (13.04%) Cypher
6 7 (7.61%) Java
6 7 (7.61%) Scala
7 6 (6.52%) Julia
7 6 (6.52%) Perl
7 6 (6.52%) Ruby
8 5 (5.43%) C++
9 4 (4.35%) C
9 4 (4.35%) MATLAB
9 4 (4.35%) VB
10 3 (3.26%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 46 (50.00%) Degree
2 33 (35.87%) PhD
3 6 (6.52%) CREST Certified
3 6 (6.52%) GIAC
3 6 (6.52%) GPEN
3 6 (6.52%) GXPN
4 1 (1.09%) MBA
4 1 (1.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
1 12 (13.04%) VirtualBox
2 3 (3.26%) Docker
3 1 (1.09%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (5.43%) Tableau
2 4 (4.35%) IBM
2 4 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe
3 1 (1.09%) Mapinfo