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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 234 223 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.050% 0.051% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.058% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £39,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-32.05% -15.21%
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
5249 5129 4482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.92% 87.09% 83.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4097 4168 3718
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,405
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 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 28 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Warwickshire - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £26,500 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 13 (72.22%) Statistics
2 13 (72.22%) Physics
3 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 11 (61.11%) Management Information System
4 11 (61.11%) Project Management
4 11 (61.11%) Chemistry
4 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
4 11 (61.11%) Retail
4 11 (61.11%) Business Analysis
4 11 (61.11%) Local Government
4 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
5 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) SAS
8 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) Big Data
8 4 (22.22%) Analytics
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (16.67%) User Experience
9 3 (16.67%) Cloudera
9 3 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (16.67%) HTML5
9 3 (16.67%) Data Governance
9 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
9 3 (16.67%) D3.js
9 3 (16.67%) GeoJSON
9 3 (16.67%) RESTful

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (22.22%) SAS
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Local Government
2 11 (61.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
3 1 (5.56%) Italian Language
3 1 (5.56%) Russian Language
3 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Graduate
2 8 (44.44%) Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Business Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Graduate Business Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Graduate Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Consultant
4 5 (27.78%) Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Graduate Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Graduate Business Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Graduate Technical Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Data Scientist
8 1 (5.56%) Analytics Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Ajax
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) CSS3
1 3 (16.67%) D3.js
1 3 (16.67%) GeoJSON
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) HTML5
1 3 (16.67%) JSON
1 3 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Physics
1 13 (72.22%) Statistics
2 11 (61.11%) Chemistry
2 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (61.11%) Management Information System
2 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) User Experience
4 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Business Analysis
1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
2 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Web Design
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 1 (5.56%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) Quantitative Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) R
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Basel II
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau