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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 576 589 584
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 30 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.080% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.096% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 18
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £65,000 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
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
35168 36627 36321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.62% 83.79% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29338 29640 30556
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +8 5 £50,000 +21.21% 4
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (92.19%) Analytics
2 52 (81.25%) Statistics
3 50 (78.13%) Mathematics
4 45 (70.31%) Degree
5 44 (68.75%) SQL
6 42 (65.63%) SAS
7 37 (57.81%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (46.88%) Finance
9 26 (40.63%) SPSS
10 25 (39.06%) Visualisation
11 24 (37.50%) Marketing
11 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
12 18 (28.13%) Economics
12 18 (28.13%) Tableau
13 17 (26.56%) Data Analysis
13 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
13 17 (26.56%) Oracle
13 17 (26.56%) VBA
14 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 16 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
15 15 (23.44%) Data Mining
16 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
16 14 (21.88%) Big Data
17 13 (20.31%) R
18 12 (18.75%) Predictive Modelling
19 11 (17.19%) Python
20 10 (15.63%) Business Transformation
20 10 (15.63%) Teradata
20 10 (15.63%) Retail
20 10 (15.63%) Visual Studio

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 42 (65.63%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 26 (40.63%) SPSS
2 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
3 9 (14.06%) MS Office
4 8 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.44%) Data Mining
3 14 (21.88%) Big Data
4 9 (14.06%) MS Access
5 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (12.50%) Spotfire
5 8 (12.50%) MySQL
5 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 6 (9.38%) DB2
7 4 (6.25%) QlikView
7 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.69%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (1.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.56%) KDB
10 1 (1.56%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 24 (37.50%) Marketing
3 10 (15.63%) Retail
4 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.69%) Games
6 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Data Scientist
3 9 (14.06%) Data Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Insight Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Integration Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Data Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Data Integration Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Senior SAS Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.25%) SAS Insight Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Campaign Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Credit Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Head of Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.56%) Forecast Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) D3.js
2 1 (1.56%) STL
2 1 (1.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 52 (81.25%) Statistics
2 50 (78.13%) Mathematics
3 37 (57.81%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (39.06%) Visualisation
5 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 18 (28.13%) Economics
7 8 (12.50%) Open Source
8 6 (9.38%) Social Media
8 6 (9.38%) Data Integration
9 5 (7.81%) FMCG
9 5 (7.81%) Data Extraction
10 4 (6.25%) Algorithms
10 4 (6.25%) Applied Mathematics
11 2 (3.13%) Physics
11 2 (3.13%) Clustering
11 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
11 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.56%) Equities
12 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (1.56%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) UNIX
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (92.19%) Analytics
2 17 (26.56%) Data Analysis
3 16 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 12 (18.75%) Predictive Modelling
5 10 (15.63%) Direct Marketing
5 10 (15.63%) Business Transformation
6 9 (14.06%) Data Analytics
6 9 (14.06%) Customer Insight
6 9 (14.06%) Web Analytics
6 9 (14.06%) Statistical Analysis
6 9 (14.06%) Data Management
7 8 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 8 (12.50%) Econometrics
7 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (10.94%) Business Analytics
8 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.38%) Project Management
9 6 (9.38%) Quality Management
9 6 (9.38%) Migration
9 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (68.75%) SQL
2 17 (26.56%) VBA
3 13 (20.31%) R
4 11 (17.19%) Python
5 8 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.50%) VB
5 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.56%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.56%) XQuery
7 1 (1.56%) C#
7 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (70.31%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) PhD
3 2 (3.13%) VCP4
4 1 (1.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Tableau
2 17 (26.56%) Oracle
3 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.63%) Teradata
5 7 (10.94%) Informatica
6 6 (9.38%) Ab Initio
6 6 (9.38%) SAP
6 6 (9.38%) Trillium
6 6 (9.38%) IBM
6 6 (9.38%) Netezza
7 5 (7.81%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (4.69%) Business Objects
9 2 (3.13%) Minitab
9 2 (3.13%) Aprimo
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