The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Computer Operator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Operator
UK
Rank 844 921 942
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Operator 5 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.017% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 10
Median salary £25,000 £18,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £18,000 £13,797
10% offered a salary of more than £28,952 £27,750 £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,375 £18,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+29.86% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Computer Operator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Computer Operator in the job title.

Computer Operator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Operator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Operator within the UK.

Computer Operator Salary Trend in the UK

Computer Operator
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Operator within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +92 4 £25,316 +40.64% 1
London +54 1 £28,881 +5.02%
West Midlands +27 1 £29,000 +4.19%
Northampton +16 1 £21,750 +1.16%
Northamptonshire +13 1 £21,750 -
East Midlands +12 1 £21,750 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £21,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £29,000 -
Hendon - 1 £28,881 -
Dunstable - 1 £21,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £21,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £25,000 -
Scotland - 1 £25,000 -

Computer Operator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Computer Operator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Computer Operator in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Mainframe
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) ATM
4 3 (17.65%) Back Office
5 2 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Intel
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy
6 1 (5.88%) SLA
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (5.88%) AS400
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow

Computer Operator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) ATM
2 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Intel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy