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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 212 - 199
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% - 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% - 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £39,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
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 22 May 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
Solihull - 1 £39,000 - 3
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Economics
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Economics
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago