Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 478 528 539
Rank change year-on-year +50 +11 +104
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 44 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.042% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.047% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 11
South East median annual salary £112,500 £65,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.08% +39.78% -2.11%
10th Percentile £106,250 £31,850 £41,250
90th Percentile £118,750 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24,236 27,542 28,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.20% 89.89% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19,822 22,728 23,256
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Operations Research
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Research in the South East

Operations Research
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Operations Research in the South East

Operations Research
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Thames Valley +58 42 £112,500 +73.08%
Berkshire +34 41 - -
East Sussex +12 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £112,500 -
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 44 (100.00%) Python
1 44 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 44 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 44 (100.00%) Big Data
1 44 (100.00%) Analytics
2 43 (97.73%) Kafka
2 43 (97.73%) Hadoop YARN
2 43 (97.73%) Data Engineering
3 42 (95.45%) Algorithms
3 42 (95.45%) R
3 42 (95.45%) Data Visualisation
3 42 (95.45%) Visualisation
3 42 (95.45%) Mathematics
3 42 (95.45%) Retail
3 42 (95.45%) Statistics
3 42 (95.45%) SQL
3 42 (95.45%) Econometrics
3 42 (95.45%) Apache Spark
3 42 (95.45%) Quantitative Research
3 42 (95.45%) Data Science
4 41 (93.18%) Decision-Making
4 41 (93.18%) Random Forest
4 41 (93.18%) ggplot
4 41 (93.18%) Data-Driven Decision Making
4 41 (93.18%) SAS
4 41 (93.18%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (93.18%) Data Security
4 41 (93.18%) Telecoms
4 41 (93.18%) Finance
4 41 (93.18%) SAP

Operations Research
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 42 (95.45%) Apache Spark
2 41 (93.18%) Apache
2 41 (93.18%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 41 (93.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 44 (100.00%) Big Data
1 44 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 41 (93.18%) Power BI
2 41 (93.18%) SAP HANA
2 41 (93.18%) Text Mining
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) Impala
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (95.45%) Retail
2 41 (93.18%) Finance
2 41 (93.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (95.45%) Data Scientist
2 27 (61.36%) Senior Data Scientist
3 2 (4.55%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (4.55%) Data Engineer
3 2 (4.55%) Hadoop Engineer
3 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (4.55%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (97.73%) Kafka
2 41 (93.18%) D3.js
2 41 (93.18%) ggplot
3 2 (4.55%) Keras
3 2 (4.55%) MLlib
3 2 (4.55%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 42 (95.45%) Algorithms
2 41 (93.18%) Social Network
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Analytics
2 43 (97.73%) Data Engineering
3 42 (95.45%) Data Science
3 42 (95.45%) Data Visualisation
3 42 (95.45%) Econometrics
3 42 (95.45%) Mathematics
3 42 (95.45%) Quantitative Research
3 42 (95.45%) Statistics
3 42 (95.45%) Visualisation
4 41 (93.18%) Artificial Intelligence
4 41 (93.18%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (93.18%) Data Modelling
4 41 (93.18%) Data Security
4 41 (93.18%) Data-Driven Decision Making
4 41 (93.18%) Decision-Making
4 41 (93.18%) Random Forest
5 3 (6.82%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.55%) Deep Learning
6 2 (4.55%) MapReduce
6 2 (4.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Python
2 42 (95.45%) R
2 42 (95.45%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) Go
3 2 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) Scala
3 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (93.18%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 43 (97.73%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) SAP
1 41 (93.18%) Tableau
2 2 (4.55%) Cloudera
2 2 (4.55%) Hortonworks