The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 218 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £55,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £19,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -36.66%
Operations Research
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4682 4141 3470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.48% 78.80% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4030 3519 2980
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Research
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research across the West Midlands region.

Operations Research Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Research
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Research across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Operations Research Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Operations Research
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
(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
Warwickshire - 4 £55,500 -
Solihull - 2 £34,500 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (100.00%) Retail
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) WFM
2 4 (66.67%) RedPrairie
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) JDA
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) MS Access

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Management Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) JDA
1 4 (66.67%) RedPrairie
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle