The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 238 211 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4994 4317 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.34% 81.75% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4153 3640 3748
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Operations Research
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the South West region.

Operations Research Salary Trend in the South West

Operations Research
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Bristol -10 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Stochastic Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) MBA
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Economics
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Stochastic Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MBA