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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 171 - 185
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% - 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% - 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £110,000 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
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
2753 3171 3320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 83.83% 83.10% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 2592 2877
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 £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
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
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%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
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%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
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
2 1 (50.00%) Cluster Analysis
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
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects