Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 353 347
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +23
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 10 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.086% 0.14% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.16% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 9
North West median annual salary £65,000 £32,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% +22.64% -75.91%
10th Percentile £24,802 £26,625 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,000 £34,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.50% -6.36% +15.79%

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 10,632 11,608 11,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.98% 90.94% 91.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8,516 9,217 9,256
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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
Manchester +15 9 £65,000 +73.33%
Cumbria - 1 £35,000 -
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Operations Research also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 9 (90.00%) Machine Learning
3 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (70.00%) Mathematical Modelling
4 6 (60.00%) Pricing Strategy
4 6 (60.00%) Master's Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Price Optimisation
4 6 (60.00%) Economics
4 6 (60.00%) R
4 6 (60.00%) Data Science
4 6 (60.00%) Commercial Awareness
4 6 (60.00%) Dynamic Pricing
4 6 (60.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (60.00%) Statistics
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) Data Analytics
4 6 (60.00%) Analytics
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (60.00%) C
4 6 (60.00%) C++
4 6 (60.00%) Python
4 6 (60.00%) PhD
4 6 (60.00%) Econometrics
5 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) Stata
6 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis

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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SPSS
1 3 (30.00%) Stata
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Insight Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Graduate
2 3 (30.00%) Graduate Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Graduate Data Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Insight Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Insight Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Machine Learning
1 9 (90.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) Mathematical Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (60.00%) Analytics
3 6 (60.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 6 (60.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 6 (60.00%) Data Analytics
3 6 (60.00%) Data Science
3 6 (60.00%) Dynamic Pricing
3 6 (60.00%) Econometrics
3 6 (60.00%) Economics
3 6 (60.00%) Price Optimisation
3 6 (60.00%) Pricing Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) Statistics
4 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Data Extraction
5 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Master's Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Numerate Degree
2 6 (60.00%) PhD