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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 594 579 589
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 35 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.10% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.12% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 24
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 £38,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £79,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
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
37581 38869 36946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.67% 84.53% 84.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31760 32009 30612
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
City of London +19 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £47,500 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 85 (97.70%) Analytics
2 61 (70.11%) Degree
3 56 (64.37%) SAS
4 54 (62.07%) Statistics
5 44 (50.57%) SQL
5 44 (50.57%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (48.28%) Statistical Analysis
7 40 (45.98%) Finance
8 39 (44.83%) Mathematics
9 38 (43.68%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (40.23%) SPSS
11 34 (39.08%) Data Analysis
12 32 (36.78%) Marketing
13 31 (35.63%) Visualisation
14 29 (33.33%) R
15 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
15 28 (32.18%) Data Mining
16 27 (31.03%) Tableau
17 23 (26.44%) Business Analytics
18 22 (25.29%) Econometrics
18 22 (25.29%) BusinessObjects
18 22 (25.29%) Data Management
19 21 (24.14%) Relational Database
20 20 (22.99%) Data Warehouse
21 19 (21.84%) Python
21 19 (21.84%) IBM
22 18 (20.69%) Multimedia
22 18 (20.69%) Toad
22 18 (20.69%) Publishing
22 18 (20.69%) Freedom of Information

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 56 (64.37%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (40.23%) SPSS
2 14 (16.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Unica
2 2 (2.30%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.30%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.18%) Data Mining
2 22 (25.29%) BusinessObjects
3 21 (24.14%) Relational Database
4 20 (22.99%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (19.54%) Big Data
6 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 14 (16.09%) DB2
8 7 (8.05%) QlikView
9 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.15%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Toad
General
1 40 (45.98%) Finance
2 32 (36.78%) Marketing
3 18 (20.69%) Publishing
3 18 (20.69%) Multimedia
4 15 (17.24%) Retail
5 13 (14.94%) Games
6 7 (8.05%) Advertising
7 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.30%) Banking
9 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (48.28%) Analyst
2 27 (31.03%) Consultant
3 18 (20.69%) Research Analyst
4 16 (18.39%) Data Scientist
5 14 (16.09%) Data Integration Consultant
5 14 (16.09%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 14 (16.09%) Data Consultant
5 14 (16.09%) Integration Consultant
6 10 (11.49%) Operations Analyst
7 9 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Management Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Business Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Insight Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Information Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Customer Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 2 (2.30%) Data Insight Analyst
11 1 (1.15%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) JSON
1 3 (3.45%) REST
1 3 (3.45%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (62.07%) Statistics
2 44 (50.57%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (44.83%) Mathematics
4 31 (35.63%) Visualisation
5 18 (20.69%) Data Integration
5 18 (20.69%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (20.69%) Freedom of Information Act
5 18 (20.69%) Freedom of Information
6 13 (14.94%) Data Extraction
7 10 (11.49%) Economics
8 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
9 8 (9.20%) Algorithms
10 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
10 7 (8.05%) Applied Mathematics
11 4 (4.60%) Tandem
12 3 (3.45%) Life Science
12 3 (3.45%) Physics
12 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
13 2 (2.30%) Derivative
13 2 (2.30%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (97.70%) Analytics
2 42 (48.28%) Statistical Analysis
3 38 (43.68%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (39.08%) Data Analysis
5 23 (26.44%) Business Analytics
6 22 (25.29%) Data Management
6 22 (25.29%) Econometrics
7 18 (20.69%) Information Management
7 18 (20.69%) Data Protection
8 16 (18.39%) Web Analytics
9 14 (16.09%) Data Migration
9 14 (16.09%) Quality Management
9 14 (16.09%) Migration
9 14 (16.09%) Data Governance
9 14 (16.09%) Master Data Management
10 13 (14.94%) Predictive Modelling
10 13 (14.94%) Quantitative Analysis
11 12 (13.79%) Statistical Modelling
12 11 (12.64%) Strategic Planning
13 10 (11.49%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.57%) SQL
2 29 (33.33%) R
3 19 (21.84%) Python
4 11 (12.64%) VBA
5 4 (4.60%) Perl
6 3 (3.45%) PHP
6 3 (3.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 61 (70.11%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) PhD
3 1 (1.15%) MBA
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (31.03%) Tableau
3 19 (21.84%) IBM
4 17 (19.54%) Oracle
5 15 (17.24%) SAP
5 15 (17.24%) Informatica
5 15 (17.24%) Netezza
5 15 (17.24%) Ab Initio
5 15 (17.24%) Teradata
6 14 (16.09%) MicroStrategy
6 14 (16.09%) Trillium
7 5 (5.75%) ILOG
7 5 (5.75%) Google
8 3 (3.45%) LogRhythm
8 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.45%) Cognos
8 3 (3.45%) Splunk
9 2 (2.30%) Omniture
10 1 (1.15%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.15%) Alteryx
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