The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 254 239 255
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 2 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.090% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.11% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.36% +35.83%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6218 5309 5766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.22% 79.43% 79.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5116 4457 4936
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Operations Research
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Operations Research Salary Trend in the North West

Operations Research
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SAS
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Economics
1 7 (100.00%) Statistics
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Direct Marketing
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 7 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Customer Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Insight Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Economics
1 7 (100.00%) Statistics
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Direct Marketing
1 7 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 7 (100.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Manchester, Lancashire
Jarvis Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus package.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jarvis Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus bonus plus benefits package.
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jarvis Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago