Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 781 843
Rank change year-on-year -25 +62 -4
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 34 76 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.100% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 69 44
London median annual salary £52,500 £80,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.38% +68.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,500 £115,000 £61,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69199 68947 80041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.63% 90.62% 89.54%
Number of salaries quoted 53178 59332 67406
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -1 6 £57,500 +25.00%
West London +12 2 £25,500 -53.64%
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 30 (88.24%) Statistics
2 23 (67.65%) Analytics
3 22 (64.71%) Mathematics
4 18 (52.94%) Machine Learning
4 18 (52.94%) Python
4 18 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (50.00%) Degree
6 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
7 12 (35.29%) Marketing
7 12 (35.29%) Big Data
7 12 (35.29%) SQL
8 11 (32.35%) Data Mining
8 11 (32.35%) R
9 10 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling
9 10 (29.41%) Master's Degree
10 9 (26.47%) Algorithms
10 9 (26.47%) PhD
10 9 (26.47%) Economics
11 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
11 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (23.53%) Physics
11 8 (23.53%) Apache Spark
12 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
12 7 (20.59%) Data Analysis
12 7 (20.59%) Finance
12 7 (20.59%) SAS
13 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (17.65%) Java
14 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
14 5 (14.71%) SPSS

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 8 (23.53%) Apache Spark
2 7 (20.59%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (14.71%) SPSS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Vensim
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) Big Data
2 11 (32.35%) Data Mining
3 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.76%) Power BI
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.82%) SAS EBI
5 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) QlikView
5 2 (5.88%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.94%) BigQuery
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.94%) Text Mining
General
1 12 (35.29%) Marketing
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Games
4 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Data Scientist
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Insight Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analytics Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Healthcare Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Junior
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (11.76%) TensorFlow
3 3 (8.82%) Pandas
3 3 (8.82%) PySpark
4 2 (5.88%) scikit-learn
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) D3.js
5 1 (2.94%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) MLlib
5 1 (2.94%) NumPy
5 1 (2.94%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
3 9 (26.47%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.82%) Life Science
5 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.88%) NHS
6 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Statistics
2 23 (67.65%) Analytics
3 22 (64.71%) Mathematics
4 18 (52.94%) Machine Learning
5 10 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling
6 9 (26.47%) Economics
7 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 8 (23.53%) Physics
8 7 (20.59%) Data Analysis
8 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
9 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
11 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics
11 4 (11.76%) Data Management
11 4 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (11.76%) Multivariate Analysis
11 4 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
11 4 (11.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Python
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) R
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) MATLAB
6 3 (8.82%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) VBA
7 2 (5.88%) C
8 1 (2.94%) C#
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (29.41%) Master's Degree
3 9 (26.47%) PhD
4 4 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.88%) Postgraduate
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Tableau
2 3 (8.82%) Adaptive Insights
2 3 (8.82%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.94%) SIMUL8