Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Operations Research skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Operations Research over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 341 417
Rank change year-on-year +14 +76 +43
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 3 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.029% 0.11% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.12% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 2
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £46,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +22.67% -23.08%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £90,000 £42,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £46,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +17.95% -29.09%

Operations Research is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9170 10468 15412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.12% 89.47% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8280 9535 13350
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Operations Research
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Operations Research as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Research in the City of London

Operations Research
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Research in the City of London.

Salary trend for Operations Research in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Munging
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (66.67%) Power BI
2 2 (66.67%) PySpark
2 2 (66.67%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) QlikView
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) PhD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis

Operations Research
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Power BI
1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SAS EBI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) PySpark
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Munging
2 2 (66.67%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau