The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 830 867 790
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -77
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 73 73 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.060% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.074% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 50 58 57
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -

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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Operations Research Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Research
Top 30 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 17 April 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
England +28 69 £52,500 +16.66% 10
London -4 33 £52,500 +16.66% 6
South East +7 20 £42,500 -15.00% 1
City of London +26 10 £57,500 +53.33% 1
North West +6 10 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Bracknell - 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
Hampshire - 4 £67,500 - 1
Surrey +2 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Northern Ireland - 3 - - 1
Southampton - 3 £67,500 -
County Antrim - 3 - - 1
Belfast - 3 - - 1
South West -15 2 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £20,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £20,750 -
Staines - 2 - -
Marlow - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £20,750 -
Bristol 0 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Chester - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £37,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Sale - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 102 (81.60%) Analytics
2 97 (77.60%) Statistics
3 96 (76.80%) Degree
4 92 (73.60%) Mathematics
5 86 (68.80%) SQL
6 78 (62.40%) Analytical Skills
7 77 (61.60%) SAS
8 47 (37.60%) Marketing
9 40 (32.00%) Python
9 40 (32.00%) Visualisation
10 39 (31.20%) R
10 39 (31.20%) Finance
11 37 (29.60%) Data Mining
12 36 (28.80%) Economics
13 34 (27.20%) SPSS
14 30 (24.00%) Big Data
15 28 (22.40%) Statistical Modelling
15 28 (22.40%) Computer Science
15 28 (22.40%) Data Analysis
16 23 (18.40%) Project Management
17 22 (17.60%) VBA
18 21 (16.80%) PhD
19 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
19 20 (16.00%) Retail
19 20 (16.00%) Data Management
19 20 (16.00%) Predictive Modelling
20 18 (14.40%) SQL Server
21 17 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
22 16 (12.80%) MATLAB
22 16 (12.80%) MS Excel

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 77 (61.60%) SAS
2 3 (2.40%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.60%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 34 (27.20%) SPSS
2 16 (12.80%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.00%) MS Office
4 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.80%) EViews
5 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (1.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) Broadband
2 1 (0.80%) SNMP
2 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.60%) Data Mining
2 30 (24.00%) Big Data
3 18 (14.40%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.80%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.00%) DB2
5 10 (8.00%) QlikView
5 10 (8.00%) Base SAS
5 10 (8.00%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.60%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 4 (3.20%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.60%) HBase
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.80%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (37.60%) Marketing
2 39 (31.20%) Finance
3 20 (16.00%) Retail
4 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.40%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.20%) Banking
8 3 (2.40%) Games
9 2 (1.60%) Advertising
9 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.80%) French Language
10 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (35.20%) Analyst
2 26 (20.80%) Consultant
3 22 (17.60%) Data Analyst
4 20 (16.00%) Data Scientist
5 16 (12.80%) Insight Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 12 (9.60%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) Data Consultant
7 10 (8.00%) Integration Consultant
7 10 (8.00%) Data Integration Consultant
8 8 (6.40%) Data Insight Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Graduate
10 5 (4.00%) Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Planning Manager
10 5 (4.00%) Business Data Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Campaign Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) HTML
1 2 (1.60%) BREW
1 2 (1.60%) D3.js
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) CSS
2 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (77.60%) Statistics
2 92 (73.60%) Mathematics
3 78 (62.40%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (32.00%) Visualisation
5 36 (28.80%) Economics
6 28 (22.40%) Computer Science
7 16 (12.80%) Open Source
7 16 (12.80%) Algorithms
8 14 (11.20%) Data Integration
9 12 (9.60%) Physics
10 9 (7.20%) Social Media
11 8 (6.40%) Applied Mathematics
12 7 (5.60%) Credit Risk
12 7 (5.60%) Data Extraction
13 6 (4.80%) Neural Network
14 4 (3.20%) FMCG
15 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
16 2 (1.60%) Psychology
16 2 (1.60%) CMDB
16 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.20%) UNIX
2 1 (0.80%) Windows
2 1 (0.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (81.60%) Analytics
2 28 (22.40%) Statistical Modelling
2 28 (22.40%) Data Analysis
3 23 (18.40%) Project Management
4 20 (16.00%) Data Management
4 20 (16.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 17 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (12.80%) Statistical Analysis
7 13 (10.40%) Data Modelling
7 13 (10.40%) Data Governance
7 13 (10.40%) Business Transformation
8 11 (8.80%) Linear Regression
8 11 (8.80%) Big Data Analytics
8 11 (8.80%) Predictive Analytics
8 11 (8.80%) Logistic Regression
9 10 (8.00%) Web Analytics
9 10 (8.00%) Data Migration
9 10 (8.00%) Quality Management
9 10 (8.00%) Migration
9 10 (8.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (68.80%) SQL
2 40 (32.00%) Python
3 39 (31.20%) R
4 22 (17.60%) VBA
5 16 (12.80%) MATLAB
6 12 (9.60%) Java
7 10 (8.00%) C++
8 8 (6.40%) C
9 3 (2.40%) SAS Macro
10 2 (1.60%) C#
11 1 (0.80%) Perl
11 1 (0.80%) VB
11 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.80%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 96 (76.80%) Degree
2 21 (16.80%) PhD
3 10 (8.00%) MBA
4 7 (5.60%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.60%) CIMA
5 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.60%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (0.80%) Netcool
1 1 (0.80%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.80%) Tableau
3 14 (11.20%) Oracle
4 13 (10.40%) SAP
5 12 (9.60%) IBM
5 12 (9.60%) Teradata
6 11 (8.80%) Netezza
6 11 (8.80%) Informatica
6 11 (8.80%) Ab Initio
7 10 (8.00%) Trillium
8 6 (4.80%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (4.00%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.60%) Minitab
10 2 (1.60%) Google
11 1 (0.80%) Aprimo
11 1 (0.80%) Splunk
11 1 (0.80%) Cognos
11 1 (0.80%) Compuware
Hampshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London Or Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Capgemini
Posted: 19 days ago