Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 353 365
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 18 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.081% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.090% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 0
North West median annual salary £36,250 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11786 11102 11645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.83% 89.71% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9369 9260 9630
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Operations Research
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Research in the North West

Operations Research
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Operations Research in the North West

Operations Research
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Research in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Research in the North West

Operations Research
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Lancashire - 10 £30,000 -
Manchester -16 8 £55,000 +69.23%
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 11 (61.11%) Actionable Insight
2 10 (55.56%) R
2 10 (55.56%) Statistics
2 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Analytics
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) SAS
6 5 (27.78%) Python
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (27.78%) CRM
6 5 (27.78%) PhD
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Process Management
6 5 (27.78%) Economics
6 5 (27.78%) Econometrics
6 5 (27.78%) Customer Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) Master's Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Planning and Forecasting
7 4 (22.22%) Price Optimisation

Operations Research
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) 3G
2 2 (11.11%) 4G
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Research Scientist
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Software Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Product Development Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Product Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (16.67%) iPad
5 2 (11.11%) CCTV
5 2 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (11.11%) Contactless
6 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (5.56%) BBC
6 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
1 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
1 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) VMS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Actionable Insight
2 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 10 (55.56%) Statistics
3 6 (33.33%) Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 5 (27.78%) Customer Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Econometrics
4 5 (27.78%) Economics
4 5 (27.78%) Planning and Forecasting
4 5 (27.78%) Process Management
5 4 (22.22%) Applied Mathematics
5 4 (22.22%) Bayesian Methods
5 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 4 (22.22%) Mathematical Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) Price Optimisation
5 4 (22.22%) Pricing Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) R
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Master's Degree
2 5 (27.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Avaya
2 1 (5.56%) Capita
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau