Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 351 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - +363
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 9 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.070% 0.082% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.090% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 0
North West median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% - -
England median annual salary £52,870 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.70% +5.00% +6.38%

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 11,634 11,066 10,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.95% 90.48% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9,301 9,222 8,865
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 February 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 19 February 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
Lancashire - 5 £35,000 -
Manchester +1 4 £70,000 +100.00% 1
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
2 5 (55.56%) Actionable Insight
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematical Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) Pricing Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Master's Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Price Optimisation
3 4 (44.44%) R
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (44.44%) Bayesian Methods
3 4 (44.44%) Time Series Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Statistics
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Applied Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) PhD
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (44.44%) Process Management

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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) 3G
2 2 (22.22%) 4G
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Research Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Product Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Product Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Product Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) CCTV
2 2 (22.22%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (22.22%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) VMS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Actionable Insight
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Applied Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Bayesian Methods
2 4 (44.44%) Econometrics
2 4 (44.44%) Economics
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematical Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Price Optimisation
2 4 (44.44%) Pricing Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) Process Management
2 4 (44.44%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Statistics
2 4 (44.44%) Time Series Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) R
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) Master's Degree
1 4 (44.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Capita