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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 426 446 431
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 10 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.048% 0.040% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.050% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 2
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £24,400 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £70,000 £36,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
17161 18115 16851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.92% 80.51% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13972 14159 13696
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Surrey +4 5 £47,500 -32.14%
Hampshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £33,750 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 28 (96.55%) Mathematics
2 25 (86.21%) Degree
2 25 (86.21%) Analytics
3 24 (82.76%) Statistics
3 24 (82.76%) SQL
4 19 (65.52%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (51.72%) Computer Science
6 14 (48.28%) Economics
7 13 (44.83%) Marketing
8 12 (41.38%) SAS
9 10 (34.48%) Predictive Analytics
10 8 (27.59%) Base SAS
10 8 (27.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 8 (27.59%) Physics
10 8 (27.59%) MATLAB
10 8 (27.59%) Project Management
10 8 (27.59%) R
11 7 (24.14%) Statistical Modelling
11 7 (24.14%) Linear Regression
11 7 (24.14%) Data Mining
11 7 (24.14%) SPSS
11 7 (24.14%) Java
11 7 (24.14%) Postgraduate
11 7 (24.14%) PhD
11 7 (24.14%) Logistic Regression
11 7 (24.14%) Neural Network
12 6 (20.69%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (20.69%) Big Data
13 5 (17.24%) Time Series Analysis
13 5 (17.24%) Tableau

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (41.38%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) SPSS
2 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Base SAS
1 8 (27.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 7 (24.14%) Data Mining
3 6 (20.69%) Big Data
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (3.45%) OLAP
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Maven
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
General
1 13 (44.83%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Data Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Business Data Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Data Scientist
5 4 (13.79%) QA Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) BREW
3 1 (3.45%) MDX
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (96.55%) Mathematics
2 24 (82.76%) Statistics
3 19 (65.52%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (51.72%) Computer Science
5 14 (48.28%) Economics
6 8 (27.59%) Physics
7 7 (24.14%) Neural Network
8 3 (10.34%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
9 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
10 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Analytics
2 10 (34.48%) Predictive Analytics
3 8 (27.59%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) Logistic Regression
4 7 (24.14%) Statistical Modelling
4 7 (24.14%) Linear Regression
5 6 (20.69%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
6 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.24%) Time Series Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Test Management
7 4 (13.79%) Multivariate Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.79%) CHAID
7 4 (13.79%) ETL
7 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Logistics
8 3 (10.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) MATLAB
2 8 (27.59%) R
3 7 (24.14%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) VBA
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) C
5 3 (10.34%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) Postgraduate
2 7 (24.14%) PhD
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Tableau
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft