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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 243 237 255
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 8 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.092% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.11% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.58%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
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
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Research across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Operations Research Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (55.56%) ERP
3 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
3 5 (55.56%) MBA
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) SAS
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Marketing
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Economics
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Statistics
6 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
6 2 (22.22%) SAS Macro
6 2 (22.22%) Base SAS
6 2 (22.22%) Marketing Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) Line Management
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
7 1 (11.11%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Cluster Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Base SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) Spotfire
General
1 5 (55.56%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Planning Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) Economics
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Cluster Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MBA
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago