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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 837 836 808
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 56 71 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.062% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.075% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 40
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £105,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Operations Research Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Research
Top 26 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 28 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
England -12 54 £47,500 -5.00% 3
London +3 39 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South East +16 8 £47,500 +27.51%
Surrey +5 5 £47,500 -32.14%
East of England -9 4 £25,000 -50.00%
Hertfordshire -17 4 £25,000 -50.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £25,000 -
Guildford - 4 £47,500 -
City of London +10 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
North West +3 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £47,500 -
Southport - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Berkshire +10 1 £55,000 +126.80%
Scotland +2 1 - -
Edinburgh -5 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £25,000 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £25,000 -
South West - 1 £50,000 -
Bath - 1 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 121 (81.76%) Analytics
2 109 (73.65%) Degree
3 92 (62.16%) Statistics
4 89 (60.14%) SAS
5 83 (56.08%) Analytical Skills
6 80 (54.05%) SQL
7 79 (53.38%) Mathematics
8 60 (40.54%) Finance
9 56 (37.84%) Marketing
10 55 (37.16%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (36.49%) SPSS
11 54 (36.49%) Data Analysis
12 50 (33.78%) R
13 49 (33.11%) Visualisation
14 45 (30.41%) Statistical Analysis
15 44 (29.73%) Microsoft
16 43 (29.05%) Python
16 43 (29.05%) Computer Science
16 43 (29.05%) Tableau
17 42 (28.38%) Economics
18 41 (27.70%) Data Mining
19 35 (23.65%) Retail
20 31 (20.95%) Data Management
20 31 (20.95%) SQL Server
21 30 (20.27%) VBA
22 29 (19.59%) Java
22 29 (19.59%) BusinessObjects
23 26 (17.57%) Oracle
23 26 (17.57%) SAP
23 26 (17.57%) Big Data

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 89 (60.14%) SAS
2 4 (2.70%) Apache Pig
2 4 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 54 (36.49%) SPSS
2 24 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (13.51%) MS Excel
4 17 (11.49%) MS Office
5 4 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.41%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 5 (3.38%) Unica
3 2 (1.35%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.35%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Broadband
1 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.70%) Data Mining
2 31 (20.95%) SQL Server
3 29 (19.59%) BusinessObjects
4 26 (17.57%) Big Data
5 23 (15.54%) Relational Database
5 23 (15.54%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (12.84%) QlikView
7 14 (9.46%) DB2
8 13 (8.78%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.73%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 6 (4.05%) Base SAS
11 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.70%) HBase
12 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.68%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (12.16%) Toad
2 4 (2.70%) Maven
2 4 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 60 (40.54%) Finance
2 56 (37.84%) Marketing
3 35 (23.65%) Retail
4 18 (12.16%) Multimedia
4 18 (12.16%) Publishing
5 13 (8.78%) Games
6 10 (6.76%) Banking
6 10 (6.76%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.73%) Advertising
8 5 (3.38%) Local Government
9 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (33.78%) Analyst
2 47 (31.76%) Consultant
3 25 (16.89%) Data Scientist
4 22 (14.86%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 22 (14.86%) Data Consultant
5 18 (12.16%) Research Analyst
6 14 (9.46%) Data Integration Consultant
6 14 (9.46%) Integration Consultant
7 11 (7.43%) Graduate
8 10 (6.76%) Operations Analyst
9 9 (6.08%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (6.08%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) Business Consultant
11 5 (3.38%) Management Consultant
11 5 (3.38%) Insight Analyst
12 4 (2.70%) Business Analyst
12 4 (2.70%) Quality Engineer
12 4 (2.70%) QA Engineer
13 3 (2.03%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.43%) HTML
2 8 (5.41%) .NET
3 7 (4.73%) CSS
4 4 (2.70%) HTML5
5 3 (2.03%) REST
5 3 (2.03%) D3.js
5 3 (2.03%) JSON
6 2 (1.35%) BREW
7 1 (0.68%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 92 (62.16%) Statistics
2 83 (56.08%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (53.38%) Mathematics
4 49 (33.11%) Visualisation
5 43 (29.05%) Computer Science
6 42 (28.38%) Economics
7 25 (16.89%) Algorithms
8 22 (14.86%) Physics
9 21 (14.19%) Management Information System
9 21 (14.19%) Data Extraction
10 18 (12.16%) Data Integration
10 18 (12.16%) Data Protection Act
10 18 (12.16%) Freedom of Information Act
10 18 (12.16%) Freedom of Information
11 13 (8.78%) Social Media
12 9 (6.08%) Chemistry
12 9 (6.08%) Neural Network
13 7 (4.73%) Psychology
13 7 (4.73%) Applied Mathematics
13 7 (4.73%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (81.76%) Analytics
2 55 (37.16%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (36.49%) Data Analysis
4 45 (30.41%) Statistical Analysis
5 31 (20.95%) Data Management
6 24 (16.22%) Business Analytics
7 22 (14.86%) Econometrics
8 21 (14.19%) Statistical Modelling
8 21 (14.19%) Data Analytics
9 19 (12.84%) Predictive Modelling
9 19 (12.84%) Data Protection
9 19 (12.84%) Information Management
9 19 (12.84%) Customer Analytics
10 16 (10.81%) Project Management
10 16 (10.81%) Web Analytics
11 15 (10.14%) Data Migration
11 15 (10.14%) Big Data Analytics
11 15 (10.14%) Data Governance
11 15 (10.14%) Migration
11 15 (10.14%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.05%) SQL
2 50 (33.78%) R
3 43 (29.05%) Python
4 30 (20.27%) VBA
5 29 (19.59%) Java
6 17 (11.49%) C++
7 15 (10.14%) MATLAB
8 7 (4.73%) C#
9 5 (3.38%) C
10 4 (2.70%) Perl
11 3 (2.03%) PHP
12 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.68%) VB
12 1 (0.68%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 109 (73.65%) Degree
2 16 (10.81%) PhD
3 10 (6.76%) MBA
4 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.41%) CIMA
6 5 (3.38%) Postgraduate
7 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.14%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 43 (29.05%) Tableau
3 26 (17.57%) Oracle
3 26 (17.57%) SAP
4 23 (15.54%) IBM
5 15 (10.14%) Informatica
5 15 (10.14%) Netezza
5 15 (10.14%) Ab Initio
5 15 (10.14%) Teradata
6 14 (9.46%) MicroStrategy
6 14 (9.46%) Trillium
7 5 (3.38%) ILOG
7 5 (3.38%) Google
8 3 (2.03%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.03%) Cognos
8 3 (2.03%) Splunk
9 2 (1.35%) Omniture
10 1 (0.68%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.68%) Alteryx
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