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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 588 630
Rank change year-on-year +53 +42  
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 42 67 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.18% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 34 58 29
Median salary £59,000 £52,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.46% -0.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,750 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £85,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +34.32% -16.25%  

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 30441 37820 37607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.25% 89.69% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25539 32306 31364
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,695 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Operations Research
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 March 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 March 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 +24 1 £65,000 +52.94%
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 41 (64.06%) Statistics
2 36 (56.25%) Mathematics
3 35 (54.69%) SQL
3 35 (54.69%) Analytics
4 31 (48.44%) Degree
5 27 (42.19%) Finance
6 26 (40.63%) PhD
7 25 (39.06%) Big Data
8 23 (35.94%) Visualisation
8 23 (35.94%) Computer Science
9 22 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (32.81%) SAS
11 20 (31.25%) Python
11 20 (31.25%) Java
11 20 (31.25%) Machine Learning
11 20 (31.25%) R
12 19 (29.69%) Data Analytics
13 15 (23.44%) Hadoop
14 14 (21.88%) Economics
14 14 (21.88%) Data Modelling
15 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (20.31%) Quantitative Analysis
15 13 (20.31%) Predictive Modelling
15 13 (20.31%) Data Visualisation
16 12 (18.75%) Statistical Analysis
16 12 (18.75%) Retail
17 11 (17.19%) SPSS
18 10 (15.63%) Data Mining
18 10 (15.63%) Banking
18 10 (15.63%) Marketing

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 21 (32.81%) SAS
2 6 (9.38%) Apache Pig
3 5 (7.81%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) SPSS
2 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.25%) EViews
4 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.06%) Big Data
2 15 (23.44%) Hadoop
3 10 (15.63%) Data Mining
4 6 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.81%) Apache Hive
5 5 (7.81%) Impala
5 5 (7.81%) Mahout
5 5 (7.81%) QlikView
5 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.25%) MS Access
6 4 (6.25%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.69%) GIS
7 3 (4.69%) MySQL
7 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.13%) BigQuery
8 2 (3.13%) KDB
8 2 (3.13%) SAP HANA
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.25%) Vagrant
1 4 (6.25%) Yeoman
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Retail
3 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 10 (15.63%) Marketing
4 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.69%) Games
7 2 (3.13%) Advertising
8 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Data Scientist
2 19 (29.69%) Analyst
3 18 (28.13%) Consultant
4 16 (25.00%) Data Consultant
5 14 (21.88%) Analytics Consultant
5 14 (21.88%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 10 (15.63%) Java Consultant
6 10 (15.63%) Training Consultant
7 8 (12.50%) Senior Data Scientist
8 6 (9.38%) Data Manager
8 6 (9.38%) Report Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Analytics Manager
9 5 (7.81%) Data Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Analytics Manager
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Manager
10 4 (6.25%) Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (9.38%) Pandas
2 6 (9.38%) scikit-learn
2 6 (9.38%) SciPy
3 5 (7.81%) D3.js
4 4 (6.25%) Cascalog
5 1 (1.56%) COM
5 1 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Computer Science
2 22 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) Algorithms
3 7 (10.94%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.69%) Fintech
4 3 (4.69%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.13%) FMCG
6 1 (1.56%) Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Life Science
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (64.06%) Statistics
2 36 (56.25%) Mathematics
3 35 (54.69%) Analytics
4 23 (35.94%) Visualisation
5 20 (31.25%) Machine Learning
6 19 (29.69%) Data Analytics
7 14 (21.88%) Data Modelling
7 14 (21.88%) Economics
8 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (20.31%) Data Visualisation
8 13 (20.31%) Predictive Modelling
8 13 (20.31%) Quantitative Analysis
9 12 (18.75%) Statistical Analysis
10 10 (15.63%) Mathematical Modelling
10 10 (15.63%) Web Development
11 8 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 8 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
12 6 (9.38%) Open Source
13 5 (7.81%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) SQL
2 20 (31.25%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) Python
2 20 (31.25%) R
3 9 (14.06%) VBA
4 6 (9.38%) Scala
5 5 (7.81%) MATLAB
6 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.25%) Clojure
6 4 (6.25%) Cypher
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (3.13%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) Perl
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (48.44%) Degree
2 26 (40.63%) PhD
3 5 (7.81%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) IFRS
1 5 (7.81%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) IAS 39
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (6.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Tableau
2 5 (7.81%) Birst
2 5 (7.81%) IBM
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
4 3 (4.69%) RapidMiner
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 2 (3.13%) SnapLogic
5 2 (3.13%) Teradata
5 2 (3.13%) Workday
6 1 (1.56%) Facebook
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
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