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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 201
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £37,740
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
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
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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