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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 593 590 582
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 34 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.090% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 30
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
37588 38025 39126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.27% 83.57% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31697 31217 33346
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +16 2 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Romford - 2 £65,000 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 72 (87.80%) Analytics
2 70 (85.37%) Mathematics
3 63 (76.83%) Statistics
4 56 (68.29%) SQL
5 55 (67.07%) SAS
6 50 (60.98%) Degree
7 46 (56.10%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (45.12%) Finance
9 35 (42.68%) Computer Science
10 31 (37.80%) SPSS
11 29 (35.37%) Marketing
12 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
13 22 (26.83%) Statistical Analysis
14 21 (25.61%) Business Analytics
15 20 (24.39%) Data Analysis
16 19 (23.17%) Economics
16 19 (23.17%) Data Mining
16 19 (23.17%) VBA
17 18 (21.95%) Oracle
17 18 (21.95%) Project Management
18 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
18 17 (20.73%) Statistical Modelling
19 16 (19.51%) Data Analytics
19 16 (19.51%) Big Data
19 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
20 15 (18.29%) MS Office
20 15 (18.29%) Visualisation
21 14 (17.07%) BPMN
22 13 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
22 13 (15.85%) Process Management

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 55 (67.07%) SAS
2 9 (10.98%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 31 (37.80%) SPSS
2 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
3 15 (18.29%) MS Office
4 10 (12.20%) PowerPivot
5 8 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (4.88%) MS Project
7 1 (1.22%) Stata
7 1 (1.22%) Vensim
7 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) Data Mining
2 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.51%) Big Data
3 13 (15.85%) Hadoop
4 11 (13.41%) OLAP
5 10 (12.20%) MS Access
6 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (9.76%) Spotfire
6 8 (9.76%) MySQL
7 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (2.44%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.44%) DB2
9 1 (1.22%) KDB
9 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (45.12%) Finance
2 29 (35.37%) Marketing
3 11 (13.41%) Retail
4 8 (9.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.10%) Games
6 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.44%) Advertising
8 1 (1.22%) Front Office
8 1 (1.22%) Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) Consultant
3 9 (10.98%) Insight Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) Senior Insight Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Senior Manager
4 8 (9.76%) Data Scientist
5 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) SAS Insight Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) SAS Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Senior SAS Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Data Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Graduate
7 4 (4.88%) Head of Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.88%) Data Analytics Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Integration Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Process Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Data Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) STL
1 1 (1.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 70 (85.37%) Mathematics
2 63 (76.83%) Statistics
3 46 (56.10%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (42.68%) Computer Science
5 19 (23.17%) Economics
6 15 (18.29%) Visualisation
7 9 (10.98%) Social Media
8 8 (9.76%) FMCG
9 7 (8.54%) Data Extraction
10 4 (4.88%) Data Integration
10 4 (4.88%) Social Network
11 3 (3.66%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (3.66%) Physics
11 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
11 3 (3.66%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
12 2 (2.44%) Clustering
13 1 (1.22%) Equities
13 1 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (1.22%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) UNIX
1 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (87.80%) Analytics
2 22 (26.83%) Statistical Analysis
3 21 (25.61%) Business Analytics
4 20 (24.39%) Data Analysis
5 18 (21.95%) Project Management
6 17 (20.73%) Statistical Modelling
7 16 (19.51%) Data Analytics
8 14 (17.07%) BPMN
9 13 (15.85%) Predictive Modelling
9 13 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (15.85%) Process Management
10 12 (14.63%) Web Analytics
11 10 (12.20%) Customer Insight
11 10 (12.20%) Validation
11 10 (12.20%) Data Management
11 10 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (12.20%) Direct Marketing
12 9 (10.98%) CHAID
13 8 (9.76%) ETL
13 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (68.29%) SQL
2 19 (23.17%) VBA
3 11 (13.41%) MATLAB
3 11 (13.41%) R
4 8 (9.76%) PL/SQL
4 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.76%) VB
5 5 (6.10%) Python
6 4 (4.88%) C++
7 1 (1.22%) Java
7 1 (1.22%) C
7 1 (1.22%) C#
7 1 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 50 (60.98%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) PhD
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
1 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Oracle
2 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.85%) Tableau
4 7 (8.54%) Teradata
5 4 (4.88%) Informatica
6 3 (3.66%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (3.66%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.44%) SAP
7 2 (2.44%) Trillium
7 2 (2.44%) IBM
7 2 (2.44%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.44%) Minitab
7 2 (2.44%) Netezza
7 2 (2.44%) Aprimo
7 2 (2.44%) Jaspersoft
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