The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 172 - 190
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.030% - 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% - 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £110,000 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £39,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -6.47%
Operations Research
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2904 3265 3489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.07% 82.89% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2627 3032
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Operations Research
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the Manchester region.

Operations Research Salary Trend in Manchester

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Cluster Analysis

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects