The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 592 617
Rank change year-on-year +9 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 29 52 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.079% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 44 15
Median salary £53,750 £66,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.56% +32.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £30,000 £36,350
10% offered a salary of more than £71,875 £115,000 £56,250
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33389 36265 39395
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.09% 90.54% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 113344 136165 134063
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Operations Research
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Research in London

Operations Research
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Operations Research in London

Operations Research
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Research in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Research in London

Operations Research
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +22 3 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 46 (64.79%) Statistics
2 39 (54.93%) Analytics
3 38 (53.52%) SQL
4 35 (49.30%) Mathematics
5 34 (47.89%) Degree
6 30 (42.25%) Finance
7 27 (38.03%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (36.62%) Big Data
9 25 (35.21%) Machine Learning
10 23 (32.39%) Python
10 23 (32.39%) Computer Science
11 22 (30.99%) PhD
11 22 (30.99%) SAS
12 21 (29.58%) Visualisation
12 21 (29.58%) R
13 20 (28.17%) Data Analytics
14 18 (25.35%) Java
14 18 (25.35%) Data Modelling
14 18 (25.35%) Data Mining
15 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Excel
15 17 (23.94%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (23.94%) Data Analysis
15 17 (23.94%) Hadoop
16 13 (18.31%) Master's Degree
16 13 (18.31%) Statistical Analysis
16 13 (18.31%) VBA
17 12 (16.90%) Natural Language Processing
18 11 (15.49%) Data Visualisation
18 11 (15.49%) SPSS
18 11 (15.49%) MATLAB

Operations Research
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (30.99%) SAS
2 8 (11.27%) Apache Spark
3 7 (9.86%) Apache Pig
4 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.23%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (15.49%) SPSS
3 4 (5.63%) EViews
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.82%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) Big Data
2 18 (25.35%) Data Mining
3 17 (23.94%) Hadoop
4 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.45%) Apache Hive
5 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (8.45%) QlikView
6 5 (7.04%) Impala
6 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.63%) Mahout
7 4 (5.63%) MS Access
7 4 (5.63%) Neo4j
7 4 (5.63%) Power BI
7 4 (5.63%) SAS EBI
8 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.23%) MySQL
9 2 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.82%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.63%) Vagrant
1 4 (5.63%) Yeoman
General
1 30 (42.25%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
2 10 (14.08%) Marketing
2 10 (14.08%) Retail
3 7 (9.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.63%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Games
7 1 (1.41%) Advertising
7 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Data Scientist
2 22 (30.99%) Analyst
3 17 (23.94%) Consultant
3 17 (23.94%) Data Consultant
4 12 (16.90%) Analytics Consultant
4 12 (16.90%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 8 (11.27%) Java Consultant
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Data Scientist
5 8 (11.27%) Training Consultant
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Data Manager
7 6 (8.45%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Report Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Research Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Analytics Manager
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Analytics Manager
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Manager
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (9.86%) Pandas
3 6 (8.45%) scikit-learn
3 6 (8.45%) SciPy
4 4 (5.63%) Cascalog
4 4 (5.63%) D3.js
5 2 (2.82%) PySpark
5 2 (2.82%) Web Services
6 1 (1.41%) COM
6 1 (1.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (32.39%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.86%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.04%) Credit Risk
4 5 (7.04%) Life Science
4 5 (7.04%) NHS
5 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) Fintech
6 2 (2.82%) Social Media
7 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.41%) FMCG
7 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (64.79%) Statistics
2 39 (54.93%) Analytics
3 35 (49.30%) Mathematics
4 25 (35.21%) Machine Learning
5 21 (29.58%) Visualisation
6 20 (28.17%) Data Analytics
7 18 (25.35%) Data Modelling
8 17 (23.94%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (23.94%) Data Analysis
9 13 (18.31%) Statistical Analysis
10 11 (15.49%) Data Visualisation
11 10 (14.08%) Quantitative Analysis
12 9 (12.68%) Economics
12 9 (12.68%) Line Management
12 9 (12.68%) Predictive Modelling
13 8 (11.27%) Benchmarking
13 8 (11.27%) Data Cleansing
13 8 (11.27%) Informatics
13 8 (11.27%) Statistical Modelling
13 8 (11.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (53.52%) SQL
2 23 (32.39%) Python
3 21 (29.58%) R
4 18 (25.35%) Java
5 13 (18.31%) VBA
6 11 (15.49%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.63%) Clojure
7 4 (5.63%) Cypher
8 3 (4.23%) Scala
9 2 (2.82%) C
9 2 (2.82%) C++
9 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (47.89%) Degree
2 22 (30.99%) PhD
3 13 (18.31%) Master's Degree
4 8 (11.27%) Postgraduate
5 3 (4.23%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) MBA
7 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.63%) IFRS
2 4 (5.63%) IFRS 9
2 4 (5.63%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (5.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Adaptive Insights
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Tableau
3 5 (7.04%) Birst
3 5 (7.04%) IBM
4 4 (5.63%) SAP
5 3 (4.23%) Google
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.82%) SnapLogic
6 2 (2.82%) Workday
7 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.41%) Facebook
7 1 (1.41%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.41%) Teradata