The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
UK
Rank 786 837 890
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +53
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 63 101 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.099% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 48 86 50
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £40,000 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £104,500 £80,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73681 89754 91723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.31% 87.72% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 60610 74516 75182
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Operations Research as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Research
Salary Trend

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

Operations Research Salary Trend in the UK

Operations Research
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Research over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 within the UK.

Operations Research Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Research
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research 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 +67 62 £52,500 +5.00% 5
London +20 37 £70,000 +32.07% 3
Exeter - 10 £45,000 -
Devon - 10 £45,000 -
South West - 10 £45,000 -
South East +75 8 £46,750 +0.53%
West Midlands +27 5 - - 1
Kent - 5 £46,750 -
Sutton Coldfield - 5 - -
Folkestone - 3 £46,750 -
City of London +35 2 £55,000 +29.41%
East of England +18 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Hertfordshire +13 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
Oxford - 1 £52,500 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 -

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Operations Research also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 78 (75.73%) Statistics
2 75 (72.82%) Analytics
3 56 (54.37%) SQL
4 50 (48.54%) R
5 48 (46.60%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (41.75%) Mathematics
7 41 (39.81%) PhD
8 40 (38.83%) Degree
8 40 (38.83%) Big Data
9 37 (35.92%) Python
10 35 (33.98%) SAS
11 32 (31.07%) Data Analytics
12 31 (30.10%) Finance
13 30 (29.13%) Statistical Analysis
13 30 (29.13%) Machine Learning
14 27 (26.21%) Algorithms
15 25 (24.27%) Visualisation
15 25 (24.27%) Computer Science
16 23 (22.33%) Retail
17 22 (21.36%) Java
18 19 (18.45%) Economics
19 17 (16.50%) Data Visualisation
20 16 (15.53%) Predictive Modelling
20 16 (15.53%) Hadoop
20 16 (15.53%) MATLAB
21 15 (14.56%) Logistics
22 14 (13.59%) Banking
22 14 (13.59%) VBA
22 14 (13.59%) Data Modelling
23 13 (12.62%) MS Excel

Operations Research
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:

Application Platforms
1 35 (33.98%) SAS
2 10 (9.71%) Apache Spark
3 7 (6.80%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
1 13 (12.62%) SPSS
2 4 (3.88%) EViews
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon EMR
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.83%) Big Data
2 16 (15.53%) Hadoop
3 12 (11.65%) Data Mining
4 7 (6.80%) Apache Hive
4 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.80%) GIS
5 6 (5.83%) Impala
5 6 (5.83%) MS Access
5 6 (5.83%) Neo4j
5 6 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.85%) Mahout
6 5 (4.85%) QlikView
7 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.88%) MySQL
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.91%) KDB
8 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.94%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.88%) Vagrant
1 4 (3.88%) Yeoman
General
1 31 (30.10%) Finance
2 23 (22.33%) Retail
3 14 (13.59%) Banking
4 13 (12.62%) Marketing
5 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
6 9 (8.74%) Advertising
7 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
8 5 (4.85%) Military
9 4 (3.88%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.94%) Games
10 2 (1.94%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.97%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (36.89%) Data Scientist
2 23 (22.33%) Analyst
2 23 (22.33%) Consultant
3 17 (16.50%) Senior Data Scientist
4 15 (14.56%) Data Consultant
5 14 (13.59%) Analytics Consultant
5 14 (13.59%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 12 (11.65%) Data Manager
7 10 (9.71%) Analytics Manager
8 9 (8.74%) Java Consultant
8 9 (8.74%) Senior Analytics Manager
8 9 (8.74%) Senior Manager
8 9 (8.74%) Training Consultant
9 7 (6.80%) Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Programmer
10 6 (5.83%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Credit Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Report Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Risk Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (4.85%) D3.js
2 5 (4.85%) SciPy
3 4 (3.88%) Cascalog
3 4 (3.88%) Pandas
3 4 (3.88%) scikit-learn
4 2 (1.94%) .NET
4 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.97%) COM
5 1 (0.97%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 78 (75.73%) Statistics
2 48 (46.60%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (41.75%) Mathematics
4 27 (26.21%) Algorithms
5 25 (24.27%) Computer Science
5 25 (24.27%) Visualisation
6 19 (18.45%) Economics
7 12 (11.65%) Credit Risk
8 4 (3.88%) Fixed Income
8 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.91%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.94%) Fintech
10 2 (1.94%) FMCG
10 2 (1.94%) Informatics
10 2 (1.94%) Neural Network
10 2 (1.94%) Physics
11 1 (0.97%) Derivative
11 1 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Unix
2 2 (1.94%) Linux
2 2 (1.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (72.82%) Analytics
2 32 (31.07%) Data Analytics
3 30 (29.13%) Machine Learning
3 30 (29.13%) Statistical Analysis
4 17 (16.50%) Data Visualisation
5 16 (15.53%) Predictive Modelling
6 15 (14.56%) Logistics
7 14 (13.59%) Data Modelling
8 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (11.65%) Data Analysis
8 12 (11.65%) Open Source
9 11 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (10.68%) Quantitative Analysis
10 10 (9.71%) Time Series Analysis
11 9 (8.74%) Risk Management
11 9 (8.74%) Web Development
12 8 (7.77%) Big Data Analytics
12 8 (7.77%) Data Management
12 8 (7.77%) Data Munging
Programming Languages
1 56 (54.37%) SQL
2 50 (48.54%) R
3 37 (35.92%) Python
4 22 (21.36%) Java
5 16 (15.53%) MATLAB
6 14 (13.59%) VBA
7 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.88%) Clojure
7 4 (3.88%) Cypher
7 4 (3.88%) Scala
8 2 (1.94%) C
8 2 (1.94%) C#
8 2 (1.94%) C++
8 2 (1.94%) Perl
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.94%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (39.81%) PhD
2 40 (38.83%) Degree
3 6 (5.83%) Postgraduate
4 3 (2.91%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) IFRS
1 6 (5.83%) IFRS 9
2 2 (1.94%) IAS 39
2 2 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (3.88%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) IBM
2 7 (6.80%) Tableau
3 5 (4.85%) SAP
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle
5 3 (2.91%) RapidMiner
5 3 (2.91%) Teradata
6 2 (1.94%) ILOG
7 1 (0.97%) Birst
7 1 (0.97%) Facebook
7 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.97%) SnapLogic
7 1 (0.97%) Workday
West London
The Workshop
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
asos
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago