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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 424 393 444
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +51
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 6 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.029% 0.084% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.10% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +3.44%
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
16532 16239 17318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.91% 80.24% 77.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13340 12832 14779
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 £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 -19 4 £55,000 - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (88.89%) Statistics
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (66.67%) SAS
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Analytics
6 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 4 (44.44%) SPSS
6 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) Data Management
7 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
7 3 (33.33%) C
7 3 (33.33%) C++
7 3 (33.33%) Java
7 3 (33.33%) Python
7 3 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
7 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (33.33%) PhD
7 3 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning
7 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
7 3 (33.33%) Linear Regression
7 3 (33.33%) Database Theory
7 3 (33.33%) Relational Database Theory

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SPSS
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Product Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (88.89%) Statistics
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
5 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (11.11%) Neural Network
6 1 (11.11%) Economics
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
2 3 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 3 (33.33%) Linear Regression
2 3 (33.33%) Database Theory
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database Theory
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Norkom
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