The first table below looks at the demand for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 862 797 865
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +68
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 73 91 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.080% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.10% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 58 57 26
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +30.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98637 89146 96305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.36% 78.84% 76.59%
Number of salaries quoted 79209 73162 81821
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Operations Research Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Research
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -57 73 £45,000 +5.88% 18
London -63 48 £45,000 +20.00% 9
City of London -1 12 £37,500 +44.23% 3
South East -14 12 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Surrey - 12 £50,000 -
North West +2 7 £37,500 -45.65% 1
Bristol - 6 £55,000 -
South West - 6 £55,000 - 1
Egham - 5 - -
Woking - 5 £50,000 -
Reigate - 1 £55,000 -

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 125 (89.93%) Degree
2 102 (73.38%) Mathematics
3 93 (66.91%) Statistics
4 88 (63.31%) Finance
5 81 (58.27%) Analytics
6 73 (52.52%) SQL
7 72 (51.80%) SAS
7 72 (51.80%) Marketing
8 66 (47.48%) Economics
9 59 (42.45%) SPSS
10 50 (35.97%) Data Analysis
11 43 (30.94%) Customer Insight
12 35 (25.18%) Statistical Modelling
13 32 (23.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 32 (23.02%) Marketing Strategy
13 32 (23.02%) Direct Marketing
13 32 (23.02%) CHAID
14 25 (17.99%) MS Excel
15 24 (17.27%) Predictive Modelling
16 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
16 23 (16.55%) Data Mining
16 23 (16.55%) Retail
17 22 (15.83%) MS PowerPoint
17 22 (15.83%) Logistic Regression
18 21 (15.11%) Business Transformation
18 21 (15.11%) Propensity Modelling
19 20 (14.39%) VBA
20 19 (13.67%) Computer Science
21 18 (12.95%) Customer Segmentation
21 18 (12.95%) Business Development

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 72 (51.80%) SAS
2 2 (1.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 59 (42.45%) SPSS
2 25 (17.99%) MS Excel
3 22 (15.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.76%) FastStats
5 7 (5.04%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (3.60%) Vensim
7 2 (1.44%) MS Office
7 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.72%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.55%) Data Mining
2 16 (11.51%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.47%) Big Data
4 8 (5.76%) Base SAS
4 8 (5.76%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (2.88%) QlikView
7 3 (2.16%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.44%) HBase
8 2 (1.44%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.72%) Mahout
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
General
1 88 (63.31%) Finance
2 72 (51.80%) Marketing
3 23 (16.55%) Retail
4 11 (7.91%) Banking
5 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (53.96%) Analyst
2 39 (28.06%) Insight Analyst
3 23 (16.55%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (14.39%) SAS Analyst
5 19 (13.67%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 18 (12.95%) SAS Insight Analyst
7 17 (12.23%) Senior SAS Analyst
8 16 (11.51%) Marketing Manager
8 16 (11.51%) Development Manager
9 15 (10.79%) Customer Analyst
10 14 (10.07%) Customer Insight Analyst
11 11 (7.91%) Consultant
12 10 (7.19%) Data Scientist
13 8 (5.76%) Business Analyst
14 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 7 (5.04%) Business Consultant
14 7 (5.04%) Data Analyst
15 6 (4.32%) Business Data Analyst
16 5 (3.60%) Business Modelling Consultant
16 5 (3.60%) Research Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.51%) COM
2 6 (4.32%) .NET
3 3 (2.16%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 102 (73.38%) Mathematics
2 93 (66.91%) Statistics
3 66 (47.48%) Economics
4 19 (13.67%) Computer Science
5 16 (11.51%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (9.35%) Credit Risk
7 7 (5.04%) Visualisation
7 7 (5.04%) Machine Learning
8 6 (4.32%) Social Media
9 5 (3.60%) Telematics
10 4 (2.88%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (2.16%) Social Network
11 3 (2.16%) FMCG
11 3 (2.16%) GIS
12 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.72%) Physics
13 1 (0.72%) Psychology
13 1 (0.72%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (58.27%) Analytics
2 50 (35.97%) Data Analysis
3 43 (30.94%) Customer Insight
4 35 (25.18%) Statistical Modelling
5 32 (23.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 32 (23.02%) Marketing Strategy
5 32 (23.02%) Direct Marketing
5 32 (23.02%) CHAID
6 24 (17.27%) Predictive Modelling
7 22 (15.83%) Logistic Regression
8 21 (15.11%) Business Transformation
8 21 (15.11%) Propensity Modelling
9 18 (12.95%) Customer Segmentation
9 18 (12.95%) Business Development
9 18 (12.95%) E-Commerce
10 16 (11.51%) B2B
11 15 (10.79%) Financial Analysis
11 15 (10.79%) Data Modelling
12 14 (10.07%) Statistical Analysis
12 14 (10.07%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.52%) SQL
2 20 (14.39%) VBA
3 14 (10.07%) R
4 13 (9.35%) C++
5 12 (8.63%) Python
5 12 (8.63%) MATLAB
6 11 (7.91%) C#
7 9 (6.47%) Java
8 7 (5.04%) C
9 5 (3.60%) VB
10 4 (2.88%) PowerHouse
11 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.44%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 125 (89.93%) Degree
2 14 (10.07%) MBA
3 9 (6.47%) PhD
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.95%) SAP
2 18 (12.95%) Oracle
3 8 (5.76%) Alterian
4 5 (3.60%) Tableau
4 5 (3.60%) SIMUL8
5 3 (2.16%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.44%) KXEN
7 1 (0.72%) FactSet
7 1 (0.72%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.72%) Google
7 1 (0.72%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.72%) Minitab
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Sky
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire / North London
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £highly competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire / North London
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £35k depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £23000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Walter Samuel Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits!
Posted: 18 days ago
Hook
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £11000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Northamptonshire
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Royal Mail
Salary: Excellent Salary & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago