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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 447 461 427
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 1 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.005% 0.029% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.034% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £46,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+40.84% -5.33%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16479 17559 16710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.49% 84.10% 83.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13957 14167 13114
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 8 February 2016. 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 +14 1 £46,500 -15.45%
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) R
2 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) SAS
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) ESRI
3 2 (25.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Factor Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Presales Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Research Scientist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) HR Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Presales Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Presales Manager
2 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Sales Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Presales Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Econometrics
3 1 (12.50%) Factor Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) R
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) ESRI
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Perforce
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau