The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 435 444 411
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 7 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.031% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.038% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £47,500 £37,250 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.51% +96.05%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17614 18265 16643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.14% 80.94% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14475 14153 13529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Operations Research
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Operations Research Salary Trend in the South East

Operations Research
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Research across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Operations Research Salary Histogram in the South East

Operations Research
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Surrey +9 5 £47,500 -32.14%
Berkshire +16 1 £55,000 +126.80%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £25,000 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 20 (95.24%) Mathematics
2 19 (90.48%) Degree
3 16 (76.19%) Statistics
3 16 (76.19%) Analytics
4 15 (71.43%) SQL
5 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (52.38%) Marketing
6 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
7 10 (47.62%) Economics
8 8 (38.10%) Predictive Analytics
8 8 (38.10%) SAS
9 6 (28.57%) Project Management
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 6 (28.57%) Physics
9 6 (28.57%) Base SAS
9 6 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 5 (23.81%) Logistic Regression
10 5 (23.81%) Neural Network
10 5 (23.81%) Data Mining
10 5 (23.81%) MS Office
10 5 (23.81%) Postgraduate
10 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 5 (23.81%) VBA
10 5 (23.81%) Java
10 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 5 (23.81%) SPSS
10 5 (23.81%) Time Series Analysis
10 5 (23.81%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (23.81%) R

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (38.10%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (23.81%) SPSS
2 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 6 (28.57%) Base SAS
1 6 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 5 (23.81%) Data Mining
3 4 (19.05%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Maven
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
General
1 11 (52.38%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) QA Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Scientist
4 3 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Sales Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) BREW
3 1 (4.76%) MDX
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (95.24%) Mathematics
2 16 (76.19%) Statistics
3 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
5 10 (47.62%) Economics
6 6 (28.57%) Physics
7 5 (23.81%) Neural Network
8 1 (4.76%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Analytics
2 8 (38.10%) Predictive Analytics
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Logistic Regression
4 5 (23.81%) Time Series Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) Multivariate Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Test Management
5 4 (19.05%) CHAID
5 4 (19.05%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Linear Regression
7 2 (9.52%) Line Management
7 2 (9.52%) Predictive Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) VBA
2 5 (23.81%) R
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) Postgraduate
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) Tableau
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle