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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 443 464 435
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 6 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.028% 0.026% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.032% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -29.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £27,250 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £59,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -11.76%
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
17571 18757 17101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.73% 80.12% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14070 14940 13998
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 June 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
Hampshire - 4 - -
Surrey +13 1 £47,500 -32.14% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 26 (96.30%) Mathematics
2 25 (92.59%) Statistics
3 24 (88.89%) Degree
4 23 (85.19%) SQL
4 23 (85.19%) Analytics
5 20 (74.07%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (51.85%) Economics
7 13 (48.15%) Marketing
8 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
9 11 (40.74%) SAS
10 8 (29.63%) MATLAB
10 8 (29.63%) Project Management
10 8 (29.63%) Physics
10 8 (29.63%) Base SAS
10 8 (29.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 8 (29.63%) Predictive Analytics
11 7 (25.93%) PhD
11 7 (25.93%) Postgraduate
11 7 (25.93%) Linear Regression
11 7 (25.93%) R
12 6 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
12 6 (22.22%) Data Mining
12 6 (22.22%) SPSS
12 6 (22.22%) Logistic Regression
12 6 (22.22%) Neural Network
13 5 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
13 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (18.52%) Python
13 5 (18.52%) VBA
13 5 (18.52%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (40.74%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SPSS
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Base SAS
1 8 (29.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 6 (22.22%) Data Mining
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.11%) Big Data
5 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 13 (48.15%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Data Scientist
3 5 (18.52%) Business Data Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Product Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) BREW
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (96.30%) Mathematics
2 25 (92.59%) Statistics
3 20 (74.07%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (51.85%) Economics
5 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 8 (29.63%) Physics
7 6 (22.22%) Neural Network
8 2 (7.41%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
8 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Analytics
2 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 8 (29.63%) Predictive Analytics
3 7 (25.93%) Linear Regression
4 6 (22.22%) Logistic Regression
4 6 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
5 5 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.81%) CHAID
6 4 (14.81%) Multivariate Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Time Series Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (11.11%) Revenue Management
7 3 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) MATLAB
3 7 (25.93%) R
4 5 (18.52%) VBA
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) C
6 2 (7.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Postgraduate
2 7 (25.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) IBM
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) Tableau
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