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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 432 456 429
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 19 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.089% 0.042% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.053% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 12
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
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
17452 18919 17651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.41% 79.94% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13809 14984 14314
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Buckinghamshire - 7 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 5 - -
Hampshire - 4 £67,500 -
Surrey +4 2 - -
Kent - 1 £37,500 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (96.15%) Statistics
1 25 (96.15%) Mathematics
2 23 (88.46%) Degree
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 23 (88.46%) Analytics
3 22 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (53.85%) SAS
5 11 (42.31%) Economics
5 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
6 10 (38.46%) Marketing
6 10 (38.46%) PhD
6 10 (38.46%) Linear Regression
7 8 (30.77%) Python
7 8 (30.77%) MATLAB
8 7 (26.92%) Project Management
8 7 (26.92%) SPSS
8 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (26.92%) Predictive Analytics
8 7 (26.92%) Physics
8 7 (26.92%) Base SAS
8 7 (26.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 6 (23.08%) Logistic Regression
9 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
9 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
9 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
9 6 (23.08%) Postgraduate
9 6 (23.08%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (19.23%) Database Theory
10 5 (19.23%) Relational Database Theory
10 5 (19.23%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (53.85%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) SPSS
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (26.92%) Base SAS
1 7 (26.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
3 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.54%) Big Data
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (38.46%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Business Data Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Data Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Product Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Data Scientist
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 25 (96.15%) Statistics
1 25 (96.15%) Mathematics
2 22 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
3 11 (42.31%) Economics
4 7 (26.92%) Physics
5 5 (19.23%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (19.23%) Algorithms
6 4 (15.38%) Neural Network
7 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Analytics
2 10 (38.46%) Linear Regression
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Predictive Analytics
4 6 (23.08%) Logistic Regression
4 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 6 (23.08%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (19.23%) Machine Learning
5 5 (19.23%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Data Management
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Database Theory
5 5 (19.23%) Relational Database Theory
6 3 (11.54%) Logistics
6 3 (11.54%) Cluster Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Data Governance
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) MATLAB
3 5 (19.23%) C
3 5 (19.23%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) R
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Degree
2 10 (38.46%) PhD
3 6 (23.08%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) IBM
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Tableau