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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 851 910 936
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +26
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 89 77 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.069% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.080% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 82 46 59
Median salary £37,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-37.64% +13.33%

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
90249 96307 103353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.63% 85.97% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75115 77827 83349
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 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +29 85 £45,000 -13.46% 9
London +34 52 £51,500 -1.90% 8
City of London +54 16 £41,750 -27.39% 1
West Midlands - 15 £26,500 -
Birmingham - 13 £26,500 -
North West +18 7 £26,500 -29.33% 1
Manchester +12 7 £26,500 - 1
Glasgow +5 7 £26,500 -23.80%
Scotland +4 7 £26,500 -15.87% 2
Edinburgh - 7 £26,500 - 2
Northern Ireland -2 4 £25,000 -
County Antrim -5 4 £25,000 -
Belfast -5 4 £25,000 -
East of England +18 3 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £55,000 -
South West -1 2 £47,500 -13.63%
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Peterborough - 2 £50,000 -
South East +6 1 £38,000 -10.58%
Somerset -1 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £38,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £37,500 -
Bath - 1 £57,500 -
Warwick - 1 £50,000 -

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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.

1 131 (77.06%) Degree
2 116 (68.24%) Analytics
3 115 (67.65%) Mathematics
4 104 (61.18%) Finance
5 95 (55.88%) SQL
6 94 (55.29%) Statistics
7 85 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (40.00%) SAS
9 65 (38.24%) Computer Science
10 54 (31.76%) R
11 52 (30.59%) Big Data
12 50 (29.41%) Retail
13 45 (26.47%) Economics
14 43 (25.29%) Banking
15 42 (24.71%) Python
16 37 (21.76%) Marketing
16 37 (21.76%) Visualisation
17 36 (21.18%) Hadoop
17 36 (21.18%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (20.59%) Business Analysis
19 33 (19.41%) Predictive Modelling
20 32 (18.82%) Microsoft
20 32 (18.82%) PhD
20 32 (18.82%) Data Analysis
21 31 (18.24%) Data Visualisation
22 30 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
23 29 (17.06%) VBA
23 29 (17.06%) MATLAB
24 28 (16.47%) Java
24 28 (16.47%) Statistical Modelling

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 68 (40.00%) SAS
2 25 (14.71%) Apache Spark
3 12 (7.06%) Apache
4 11 (6.47%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.59%) JBoss
5 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (14.12%) SPSS
2 22 (12.94%) MS Excel
3 20 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (7.06%) S-PLUS
5 2 (1.18%) EViews
6 1 (0.59%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.59%) MS Office
6 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.06%) Google Analytics
2 11 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.47%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (6.47%) Amazon EMR
2 11 (6.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) WebEx
2 5 (2.94%) Firewall
2 5 (2.94%) LAN
2 5 (2.94%) SSL
2 5 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (0.59%) BGP
3 1 (0.59%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (0.59%) DNS
3 1 (0.59%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.59%) IPsec
3 1 (0.59%) MPLS
3 1 (0.59%) RIP
3 1 (0.59%) VPN
3 1 (0.59%) Wireless
3 1 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (30.59%) Big Data
2 36 (21.18%) Hadoop
3 25 (14.71%) Data Mining
4 19 (11.18%) Apache Hive
4 19 (11.18%) SQL Server
5 18 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (7.65%) MongoDB
6 13 (7.65%) MySQL
7 12 (7.06%) Impala
7 12 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (6.47%) Mahout
8 11 (6.47%) Neo4j
8 11 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (4.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 8 (4.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.71%) GIS
9 8 (4.71%) Power BI
10 6 (3.53%) QlikView
11 5 (2.94%) Base SAS
11 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Git (software)
1 11 (6.47%) Jenkins
1 11 (6.47%) Vagrant
1 11 (6.47%) Yeoman
2 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.59%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
General
1 104 (61.18%) Finance
2 50 (29.41%) Retail
3 43 (25.29%) Banking
4 37 (21.76%) Marketing
5 22 (12.94%) Local Government
6 13 (7.65%) Manufacturing
6 13 (7.65%) Spanish Language
6 13 (7.65%) Telecoms
7 12 (7.06%) German Language
8 6 (3.53%) French Language
8 6 (3.53%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (2.35%) Advertising
9 4 (2.35%) Italian Language
9 4 (2.35%) Russian Language
10 3 (1.76%) Games
10 3 (1.76%) Retail Banking
11 2 (1.18%) Front Office
11 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.59%) Automotive
12 1 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 71 (41.76%) Analyst
2 43 (25.29%) Consultant
3 38 (22.35%) Data Scientist
4 33 (19.41%) Data Analyst
5 23 (13.53%) Graduate
6 16 (9.41%) Graduate Analyst
7 15 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (8.24%) Data Consultant
9 12 (7.06%) Presales Consultant
9 12 (7.06%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (6.47%) Business Analyst
10 11 (6.47%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 11 (6.47%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 10 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
12 9 (5.29%) SQL Data Analyst
12 9 (5.29%) Statistical Analyst
12 9 (5.29%) Statistical Data Analyst
13 8 (4.71%) Java Consultant
13 8 (4.71%) Junior
13 8 (4.71%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.41%) D3.js
1 16 (9.41%) HTML
1 16 (9.41%) HTML5
1 16 (9.41%) scikit-learn
2 15 (8.82%) SciPy
3 14 (8.24%) Pandas
4 13 (7.65%) .NET
4 13 (7.65%) Natural Language Processing
5 12 (7.06%) .NET Framework
6 11 (6.47%) Cascalog
7 4 (2.35%) Ajax
7 4 (2.35%) CSS
7 4 (2.35%) CSS3
7 4 (2.35%) GeoJSON
7 4 (2.35%) JSON
7 4 (2.35%) RESTful
8 3 (1.76%) NumPy
8 3 (1.76%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 115 (67.65%) Mathematics
2 94 (55.29%) Statistics
3 85 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (38.24%) Computer Science
5 45 (26.47%) Economics
6 37 (21.76%) Visualisation
7 27 (15.88%) Physics
8 25 (14.71%) Management Information System
9 19 (11.18%) Algorithms
10 15 (8.82%) Chemistry
11 8 (4.71%) Credit Risk
12 7 (4.12%) Psychology
13 4 (2.35%) Applied Mathematics
13 4 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (2.35%) Neural Network
13 4 (2.35%) User Experience
14 3 (1.76%) Data Extraction
15 2 (1.18%) Derivative
15 2 (1.18%) Online Games
15 2 (1.18%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (68.24%) Analytics
2 36 (21.18%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (20.59%) Business Analysis
4 33 (19.41%) Predictive Modelling
5 32 (18.82%) Data Analysis
6 31 (18.24%) Data Visualisation
7 30 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
8 28 (16.47%) Statistical Modelling
9 27 (15.88%) Machine Learning
10 25 (14.71%) Project Management
11 24 (14.12%) Open Source
12 23 (13.53%) Data Analytics
13 18 (10.59%) Predictive Analytics
14 17 (10.00%) Quantitative Analysis
15 16 (9.41%) E-Commerce
16 15 (8.82%) Data Modelling
17 14 (8.24%) Presales
17 14 (8.24%) Time Series Analysis
18 13 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (7.06%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (55.88%) SQL
2 54 (31.76%) R
3 42 (24.71%) Python
4 29 (17.06%) MATLAB
4 29 (17.06%) VBA
5 28 (16.47%) Java
6 19 (11.18%) C++
7 16 (9.41%) C
7 16 (9.41%) JavaScript
8 13 (7.65%) C#
9 11 (6.47%) Bash Shell
9 11 (6.47%) Clojure
10 7 (4.12%) Scala
11 5 (2.94%) Perl
12 4 (2.35%) Julia
12 4 (2.35%) Ruby
12 4 (2.35%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.76%) Cython
14 2 (1.18%) Haskell
14 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 131 (77.06%) Degree
2 32 (18.82%) PhD
3 4 (2.35%) CREST Certified
3 4 (2.35%) GIAC
3 4 (2.35%) GPEN
3 4 (2.35%) GXPN
4 3 (1.76%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.18%) MBA
6 1 (0.59%) CIMA
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.59%) MCSE
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.65%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.35%) Basel II
3 2 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.47%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.18%) Docker
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) Oracle
3 12 (7.06%) Actian
3 12 (7.06%) RapidMiner
4 11 (6.47%) Google
5 10 (5.88%) Cognos
6 8 (4.71%) Tableau
7 4 (2.35%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.76%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.76%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.18%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.18%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.18%) IBM
10 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.59%) Cisco
10 1 (0.59%) Facebook
10 1 (0.59%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.59%) Perforce
10 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.59%) Twitter
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