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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England / South East
Rank 377 461 457
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -4
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 8 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.005% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.006% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Median salary £46,750 £46,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.53% -15.45%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
12630 16823 17543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.88% 87.13% 85.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10285 14296 14207
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Kent - 5 £46,750 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
3 8 (80.00%) R
3 8 (80.00%) Statistics
3 8 (80.00%) Degree
4 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (70.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (70.00%) Python
5 6 (60.00%) Data Analytics
6 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
6 5 (50.00%) Big Data
6 5 (50.00%) PhD
7 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
7 4 (40.00%) Linear Algebra
8 3 (30.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (30.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
8 3 (30.00%) SAS
9 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (20.00%) VBA
9 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
9 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
9 2 (20.00%) Finance
9 2 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
9 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (20.00%) QA
9 2 (20.00%) Data Munging

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (30.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Data Scientist
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Software Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 8 (80.00%) Statistics
3 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (70.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) Data Analytics
5 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
6 4 (40.00%) Linear Algebra
7 3 (30.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (30.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
8 2 (20.00%) Data Munging
8 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 1 (10.00%) ETL
9 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (10.00%) Physics
9 1 (10.00%) Presales
9 1 (10.00%) Propensity Modelling
9 1 (10.00%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) R
3 7 (70.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA