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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England / North West
Rank 242 - 248
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.017% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £40,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%

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
5356 4972 6126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.32% 88.16% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4445 4152 5094
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Operations Research as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £40,000 - 1
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Operations Research also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) PhD
1 8 (80.00%) Statistics
1 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (80.00%) R
1 8 (80.00%) Big Data
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Data Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (70.00%) Psychology
2 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 7 (70.00%) SAS
2 7 (70.00%) Advertising
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 7 (70.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (70.00%) Non-Linear Programming
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Physics
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (70.00%) Advertising
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Data Scientist
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Data Scientist
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
1 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (80.00%) Statistics
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Data Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Non-Linear Programming
2 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 7 (70.00%) Psychology
2 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) R
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
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