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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 612 586 583
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 31 44 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 28
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,500 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
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
37225 39543 37419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.26% 83.77% 82.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31052 32351 31290
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +15 10 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 59 (95.16%) Analytics
2 48 (77.42%) Statistics
3 47 (75.81%) Degree
4 45 (72.58%) SQL
5 43 (69.35%) SAS
6 42 (67.74%) Mathematics
7 37 (59.68%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (46.77%) Finance
9 25 (40.32%) Visualisation
10 23 (37.10%) Marketing
11 22 (35.48%) SPSS
12 18 (29.03%) Data Analysis
13 17 (27.42%) R
13 17 (27.42%) Tableau
14 16 (25.81%) Oracle
14 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
14 16 (25.81%) Data Mining
14 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
14 16 (25.81%) Economics
14 16 (25.81%) Computer Science
14 16 (25.81%) Big Data
15 15 (24.19%) Python
16 14 (22.58%) Statistical Modelling
17 13 (20.97%) Predictive Modelling
18 12 (19.35%) VBA
18 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
18 12 (19.35%) Teradata
19 11 (17.74%) Retail
19 11 (17.74%) Data Management
20 10 (16.13%) SAP

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 43 (69.35%) SAS
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 22 (35.48%) SPSS
2 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 7 (11.29%) MS Office
4 4 (6.45%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (3.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.61%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
1 16 (25.81%) Data Mining
1 16 (25.81%) Big Data
2 9 (14.52%) DB2
3 7 (11.29%) QlikView
3 7 (11.29%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.45%) MySQL
5 4 (6.45%) MS Access
5 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.45%) Spotfire
5 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.61%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (46.77%) Finance
2 23 (37.10%) Marketing
3 11 (17.74%) Retail
4 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.84%) Games
5 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Data Scientist
3 11 (17.74%) Consultant
3 11 (17.74%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Data Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Integration Consultant
5 9 (14.52%) Data Consultant
5 9 (14.52%) Insight Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Data Integration Consultant
5 9 (14.52%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) SAS Insight Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior SAS Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Campaign Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) SAS Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Credit Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Head of Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.61%) Managing Consultant
9 1 (1.61%) Customer Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (77.42%) Statistics
2 42 (67.74%) Mathematics
3 37 (59.68%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (40.32%) Visualisation
5 16 (25.81%) Economics
5 16 (25.81%) Computer Science
6 10 (16.13%) Data Integration
7 9 (14.52%) Open Source
8 5 (8.06%) Social Media
8 5 (8.06%) FMCG
8 5 (8.06%) Data Extraction
8 5 (8.06%) Algorithms
9 3 (4.84%) Credit Risk
9 3 (4.84%) Applied Mathematics
10 2 (3.23%) Physics
10 2 (3.23%) Clustering
10 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
10 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.61%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (95.16%) Analytics
2 18 (29.03%) Data Analysis
3 14 (22.58%) Statistical Modelling
4 13 (20.97%) Predictive Modelling
5 11 (17.74%) Data Management
6 10 (16.13%) Business Transformation
7 9 (14.52%) Master Data Management
7 9 (14.52%) Data Governance
7 9 (14.52%) Migration
7 9 (14.52%) Quality Management
7 9 (14.52%) Data Migration
7 9 (14.52%) Statistical Analysis
8 8 (12.90%) Web Analytics
8 8 (12.90%) Direct Marketing
8 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (12.90%) Econometrics
8 8 (12.90%) Customer Insight
9 6 (9.68%) CHAID
9 6 (9.68%) Logistic Regression
10 5 (8.06%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) SQL
2 17 (27.42%) R
3 15 (24.19%) Python
4 12 (19.35%) VBA
5 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.45%) VB
5 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.84%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.61%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.61%) XQuery
7 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 47 (75.81%) Degree
2 10 (16.13%) PhD
3 2 (3.23%) MBA
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Tableau
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.35%) Teradata
4 10 (16.13%) Ab Initio
4 10 (16.13%) Netezza
4 10 (16.13%) Informatica
4 10 (16.13%) SAP
5 9 (14.52%) Trillium
5 9 (14.52%) IBM
6 6 (9.68%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (4.84%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.23%) Aprimo
8 2 (3.23%) Minitab
8 2 (3.23%) Google
9 1 (1.61%) Cognos
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