The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 239 230 251
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 2 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.12% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.16% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5853 5624 5752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.35% 77.92% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4775 5046
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Operations Research
England

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 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SAS
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 10 (100.00%) Economics
1 10 (100.00%) Statistics
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
1 10 (100.00%) Direct Marketing
1 10 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 10 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 10 (100.00%) Customer Insight

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Customer Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Insight Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Economics
1 10 (100.00%) Statistics
1 10 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 10 (100.00%) Direct Marketing
1 10 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 10 (100.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree