The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 432 415 429
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 8 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% 0.072% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.097% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 13
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,700 £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +4.93%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17559 16493 17505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.83% 74.33% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13823 13427 14865
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 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Operations Research
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +2 4 £70,000 -
Berkshire +9 3 £25,000 -50.00%
Kent - 1 £34,500 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
3 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
4 8 (44.44%) C#
5 7 (38.89%) C++
5 7 (38.89%) SAP
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) MATLAB
6 6 (33.33%) C
6 6 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Validation
7 5 (27.78%) Wireless
7 5 (27.78%) Predictive Modelling
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
7 5 (27.78%) Analytics
8 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
8 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (22.22%) Marketing
8 4 (22.22%) Business Development
8 4 (22.22%) B2B
8 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (22.22%) ETL
8 4 (22.22%) COM
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) AutoCAD
3 1 (5.56%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Base SAS
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Graduate
2 4 (22.22%) Development Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) COM
2 1 (5.56%) STL
2 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.56%) DirectX
2 1 (5.56%) WinForms
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.56%) WebGL
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
3 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Validation
1 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
1 5 (27.78%) Predictive Modelling
1 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
1 5 (27.78%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
2 4 (22.22%) Business Development
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) B2B
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) CAD
4 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) MATLAB
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) C
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) XAML
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
1 3 (16.67%) Solvency II
1 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) SAP
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.56%) Autodesk
4 1 (5.56%) SolidWorks