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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 245 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5154 5029 4167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.15% 82.52% 82.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4309 4075 3568
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 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
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Stochastic Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) MBA
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Business Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Solution Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Economics
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Stochastic Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality