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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 595 623 557
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -66
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 33 47 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.095% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 38
Average salary £52,500 £46,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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
37888 41413 37711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.63% 83.64% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31623 33939 31446
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 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 21 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 +25 10 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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 56 (93.33%) Analytics
2 48 (80.00%) Degree
3 47 (78.33%) Statistics
4 42 (70.00%) SQL
4 42 (70.00%) SAS
5 35 (58.33%) Mathematics
6 34 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (40.00%) Marketing
7 24 (40.00%) Finance
8 23 (38.33%) Visualisation
9 20 (33.33%) R
10 19 (31.67%) Big Data
10 19 (31.67%) SPSS
10 19 (31.67%) Python
11 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 18 (30.00%) Data Mining
11 18 (30.00%) Data Analysis
12 16 (26.67%) Statistical Modelling
13 14 (23.33%) Economics
13 14 (23.33%) Retail
14 13 (21.67%) Predictive Modelling
14 13 (21.67%) Business Transformation
15 12 (20.00%) Open Source
15 12 (20.00%) Teradata
15 12 (20.00%) Oracle
15 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 11 (18.33%) SAP
16 11 (18.33%) Informatica
16 11 (18.33%) Data Management
16 11 (18.33%) Ab Initio

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 42 (70.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) SPSS
2 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (13.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) Big Data
2 18 (30.00%) Data Mining
3 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (16.67%) DB2
5 7 (11.67%) QlikView
6 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
8 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (1.67%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
1 24 (40.00%) Marketing
2 14 (23.33%) Retail
3 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
4 2 (3.33%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) Data Scientist
3 16 (26.67%) Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Data Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Data Integration Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) Insight Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Campaign Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Management Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) SAS Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Credit Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Senior SAS Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) SAS Insight Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Data Insight Analyst
10 1 (1.67%) Forecast Analyst
10 1 (1.67%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (78.33%) Statistics
2 35 (58.33%) Mathematics
3 34 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (38.33%) Visualisation
5 14 (23.33%) Economics
6 12 (20.00%) Open Source
7 11 (18.33%) Data Integration
7 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
8 6 (10.00%) Social Media
8 6 (10.00%) Algorithms
9 4 (6.67%) FMCG
9 4 (6.67%) Credit Risk
9 4 (6.67%) Data Extraction
10 3 (5.00%) Applied Mathematics
11 2 (3.33%) Physics
11 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.67%) Psychology
12 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (93.33%) Analytics
2 18 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 16 (26.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 13 (21.67%) Business Transformation
4 13 (21.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 11 (18.33%) Data Management
6 10 (16.67%) Migration
6 10 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 10 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 10 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 10 (16.67%) Master Data Management
7 9 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 8 (13.33%) Direct Marketing
8 8 (13.33%) Web Analytics
8 8 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
9 7 (11.67%) Econometrics
10 6 (10.00%) CHAID
10 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.00%) Logistic Regression
10 6 (10.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) SQL
2 20 (33.33%) R
3 19 (31.67%) Python
4 9 (15.00%) VBA
5 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.67%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 48 (80.00%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) PhD
3 2 (3.33%) MBA
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
2 12 (20.00%) Teradata
3 11 (18.33%) Ab Initio
3 11 (18.33%) Netezza
3 11 (18.33%) Tableau
3 11 (18.33%) SAP
3 11 (18.33%) Informatica
4 10 (16.67%) Trillium
4 10 (16.67%) IBM
5 5 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.33%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.33%) Minitab
6 2 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Aprimo
7 1 (1.67%) Cognos
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