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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 214
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
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
5047 4153 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.15% 81.62% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 3572 3805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Logistic Regression
2 2 (50.00%) Cluster Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Stochastic Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) SPSS
2 2 (50.00%) CHAID
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) MBA
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) SPSS
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CHAID
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Logistic Regression
1 2 (50.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Stochastic Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MBA