The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 123
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
Operations Research
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2024 1931 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 78.36% 78.08% 75.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1494 1238
Average salary £52,250 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Operations Research
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Operations Research Salary Trend in Reading

Operations Research
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) CAD
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (33.33%) Autodesk
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (33.33%) WebGL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (33.33%) DirectX
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) SolidWorks
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) STL
1 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (33.33%) DirectX
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (33.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Autodesk
1 1 (33.33%) SolidWorks