The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 827 879
Rank change year-on-year +29 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 59 82 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.089% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.100% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 51 72 28
Median salary £51,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.84% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,050 £38,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £94,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £26,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +54.71% -34.96%  

Operations Research is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74167 82321 91471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.69% 89.01% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 60169 69604 75631
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Operations Research
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Operations Research as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Research in England

Operations Research
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Operations Research in England

Operations Research
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Research in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Research in England

Operations Research
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
London +7 32 £55,000 -16.66% 3
South East +47 9 £42,500 +11.84%
North West -37 6 £36,250 +36.79% 1
East Midlands - 3 £33,750 - 1
Midlands - 3 £85,000 - 2
East of England - 3 £41,000 -
North East +17 2 £55,000 +37.50%
South West +7 1 - -
Operations Research
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 81 (64.80%) Analytics
2 80 (64.00%) Statistics
3 66 (52.80%) SQL
4 61 (48.80%) Mathematics
5 59 (47.20%) Degree
6 55 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (38.40%) R
8 45 (36.00%) Python
9 37 (29.60%) Finance
9 37 (29.60%) Big Data
9 37 (29.60%) Machine Learning
10 36 (28.80%) Data Analytics
10 36 (28.80%) SAS
11 35 (28.00%) Statistical Analysis
12 34 (27.20%) Computer Science
13 33 (26.40%) PhD
14 28 (22.40%) Data Mining
15 26 (20.80%) Visualisation
16 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
17 21 (16.80%) SPSS
17 21 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (16.80%) Data Analysis
17 21 (16.80%) Predictive Modelling
18 20 (16.00%) Data Modelling
18 20 (16.00%) Java
18 20 (16.00%) MATLAB
19 19 (15.20%) Hadoop
19 19 (15.20%) Master's Degree
20 18 (14.40%) Mathematical Modelling
21 16 (12.80%) VBA

Operations Research
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 36 (28.80%) SAS
2 10 (8.00%) Apache Spark
3 7 (5.60%) Apache Pig
4 5 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (16.80%) SPSS
3 4 (3.20%) EViews
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.60%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.20%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (3.20%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.60%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.60%) Big Data
2 28 (22.40%) Data Mining
3 19 (15.20%) Hadoop
4 13 (10.40%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.40%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.60%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.80%) QlikView
9 5 (4.00%) Impala
9 5 (4.00%) NoSQL
10 4 (3.20%) Base SAS
10 4 (3.20%) Mahout
10 4 (3.20%) MS Access
10 4 (3.20%) Neo4j
10 4 (3.20%) Power BI
10 4 (3.20%) SAS EBI
10 4 (3.20%) Text Mining
11 3 (2.40%) MySQL
11 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.20%) Vagrant
1 4 (3.20%) Yeoman
2 2 (1.60%) RStudio
General
1 37 (29.60%) Finance
2 13 (10.40%) Retail
3 11 (8.80%) Banking
3 11 (8.80%) Marketing
4 9 (7.20%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.00%) Military
6 5 (4.00%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.60%) Games
8 1 (0.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.80%) Electronics
8 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (35.20%) Analyst
2 36 (28.80%) Data Scientist
3 23 (18.40%) Consultant
4 18 (14.40%) Data Consultant
5 14 (11.20%) SQL Analyst
6 13 (10.40%) Analytics Consultant
6 13 (10.40%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 11 (8.80%) Senior Data Scientist
8 9 (7.20%) Data Analyst
8 9 (7.20%) Java Consultant
8 9 (7.20%) Training Consultant
9 8 (6.40%) SQL Data Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Analytics Manager
10 7 (5.60%) Report Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Senior Analytics Manager
10 7 (5.60%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (5.60%) Senior Manager
11 6 (4.80%) Data Manager
11 6 (4.80%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (5.60%) Pandas
2 7 (5.60%) SciPy
3 6 (4.80%) scikit-learn
4 4 (3.20%) Cascalog
4 4 (3.20%) D3.js
5 2 (1.60%) PySpark
5 2 (1.60%) Web Services
6 1 (0.80%) COM
6 1 (0.80%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 55 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (27.20%) Computer Science
3 16 (12.80%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.40%) Credit Risk
5 5 (4.00%) Fintech
5 5 (4.00%) Life Science
5 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.00%) NHS
6 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.20%) iPad
7 3 (2.40%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.60%) Social Media
9 1 (0.80%) FMCG
9 1 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.80%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (1.60%) Windows
3 1 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (64.80%) Analytics
2 80 (64.00%) Statistics
3 61 (48.80%) Mathematics
4 37 (29.60%) Machine Learning
5 36 (28.80%) Data Analytics
6 35 (28.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 26 (20.80%) Visualisation
8 21 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (16.80%) Data Analysis
8 21 (16.80%) Predictive Modelling
9 20 (16.00%) Data Modelling
10 18 (14.40%) Mathematical Modelling
11 16 (12.80%) Data Visualisation
12 14 (11.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (11.20%) ETL
13 13 (10.40%) Statistical Modelling
14 11 (8.80%) Quantitative Analysis
15 10 (8.00%) Data Munging
15 10 (8.00%) Economics
15 10 (8.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 66 (52.80%) SQL
2 48 (38.40%) R
3 45 (36.00%) Python
4 20 (16.00%) Java
4 20 (16.00%) MATLAB
5 16 (12.80%) VBA
6 8 (6.40%) C
7 7 (5.60%) C#
8 5 (4.00%) C++
9 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.20%) Clojure
9 4 (3.20%) Cypher
9 4 (3.20%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.40%) Scala
11 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (47.20%) Degree
2 33 (26.40%) PhD
3 19 (15.20%) Master's Degree
4 14 (11.20%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (6.40%) Postgraduate
6 6 (4.80%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.60%) MBA
9 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) QA
2 5 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.20%) IFRS
3 4 (3.20%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.80%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.80%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Firmware
2 4 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (6.40%) Microsoft
1 8 (6.40%) Tableau
2 7 (5.60%) Adaptive Insights
2 7 (5.60%) IBM
3 5 (4.00%) Birst
3 5 (4.00%) SAP
4 3 (2.40%) Alteryx
4 3 (2.40%) Google
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle
5 2 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.60%) SnapLogic
5 2 (1.60%) Workday
6 1 (0.80%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.80%) Facebook
6 1 (0.80%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.80%) Teradata
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