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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 571 611 638
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +27
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 68 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.073% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.086% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 59 26 24
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £97,500 £70,850
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -10.66%
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
36049 35004 36611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.77% 85.52% 86.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30850 29426 29634
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+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 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +59 5 £43,750 +6.06% 1
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (80.90%) Degree
2 68 (76.40%) Analytics
3 62 (69.66%) Mathematics
4 52 (58.43%) SQL
5 51 (57.30%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (53.93%) Statistics
7 45 (50.56%) Finance
8 40 (44.94%) SAS
9 37 (41.57%) R
10 33 (37.08%) Banking
11 32 (35.96%) Predictive Modelling
12 31 (34.83%) Big Data
13 29 (32.58%) Marketing
14 28 (31.46%) Economics
15 22 (24.72%) Visualisation
16 21 (23.60%) MATLAB
16 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
17 20 (22.47%) Python
17 20 (22.47%) Computer Science
17 20 (22.47%) Data Visualisation
18 19 (21.35%) Hadoop
18 19 (21.35%) VBA
19 18 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (19.10%) Predictive Analytics
21 16 (17.98%) MS PowerPoint
21 16 (17.98%) Java
21 16 (17.98%) Open Source
22 15 (16.85%) Oracle
22 15 (16.85%) E-Commerce
22 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 40 (44.94%) SAS
2 6 (6.74%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.49%) Apache
3 4 (4.49%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (17.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (13.48%) S-PLUS
3 9 (10.11%) SPSS
4 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.12%) EViews
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematica
5 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.12%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) WebEx
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.83%) Big Data
2 19 (21.35%) Hadoop
3 13 (14.61%) MySQL
4 12 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
5 11 (12.36%) Data Mining
6 8 (8.99%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 8 (8.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.99%) GIS
6 8 (8.99%) Power BI
6 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.62%) Apache Hive
8 4 (4.49%) Base SAS
8 4 (4.49%) Impala
8 4 (4.49%) Mahout
8 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.49%) Neo4j
8 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.49%) Vagrant
1 4 (4.49%) Yeoman
General
1 45 (50.56%) Finance
2 33 (37.08%) Banking
3 29 (32.58%) Marketing
4 14 (15.73%) Retail
5 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.49%) Advertising
6 4 (4.49%) Spanish Language
6 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.37%) German Language
7 3 (3.37%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.25%) Games
9 1 (1.12%) Automotive
9 1 (1.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (41.57%) Analyst
2 20 (22.47%) Data Scientist
3 17 (19.10%) Consultant
3 17 (19.10%) Data Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) Presales Consultant
5 11 (12.36%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Java Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Forecast Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.49%) Credit Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Data Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) .NET
1 13 (14.61%) HTML
2 12 (13.48%) .NET Framework
2 12 (13.48%) HTML5
3 5 (5.62%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (5.62%) scikit-learn
3 5 (5.62%) SciPy
4 4 (4.49%) Cascalog
4 4 (4.49%) D3.js
4 4 (4.49%) Pandas
5 2 (2.25%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.12%) CSS
6 1 (1.12%) JSON
6 1 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (69.66%) Mathematics
2 51 (57.30%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (53.93%) Statistics
4 28 (31.46%) Economics
5 22 (24.72%) Visualisation
6 20 (22.47%) Computer Science
7 11 (12.36%) Algorithms
8 10 (11.24%) Management Information System
9 4 (4.49%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (4.49%) Credit Risk
9 4 (4.49%) Life Science
10 3 (3.37%) Derivative
10 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
10 3 (3.37%) Tandem
11 2 (2.25%) Data Extraction
11 2 (2.25%) Online Games
12 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
12 1 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (76.40%) Analytics
2 32 (35.96%) Predictive Modelling
3 20 (22.47%) Data Visualisation
4 18 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (19.10%) Predictive Analytics
6 16 (17.98%) Open Source
7 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.85%) E-Commerce
8 13 (14.61%) Presales
8 13 (14.61%) Statistical Modelling
9 12 (13.48%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (13.48%) Quantitative Analysis
10 11 (12.36%) Data Analysis
10 11 (12.36%) Statistical Analysis
10 11 (12.36%) Time Series Analysis
11 10 (11.24%) Data Modelling
11 10 (11.24%) Machine Learning
12 9 (10.11%) Customer Insight
13 8 (8.99%) Data Analytics
14 6 (6.74%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 52 (58.43%) SQL
2 37 (41.57%) R
3 21 (23.60%) MATLAB
4 20 (22.47%) Python
5 19 (21.35%) VBA
6 16 (17.98%) Java
7 13 (14.61%) C
7 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
8 12 (13.48%) C#
9 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.49%) C++
9 4 (4.49%) Clojure
10 2 (2.25%) PHP
11 1 (1.12%) Perl
11 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (80.90%) Degree
2 13 (14.61%) PhD
3 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.85%) Oracle
3 12 (13.48%) Actian
3 12 (13.48%) Cognos
3 12 (13.48%) RapidMiner
4 10 (11.24%) Google
4 10 (11.24%) Tableau
5 7 (7.87%) Mapinfo
6 3 (3.37%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.12%) Facebook
7 1 (1.12%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) Splunk
7 1 (1.12%) Twitter
7 1 (1.12%) Yahoo!
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