Period
to 17 October 2018

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

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 494 521 598
Rank change year-on-year +27 +77 +43
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 48 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.052% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.058% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 13
South East median annual salary £61,250 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.77% +30.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,375 £35,625 £24,600
90th Percentile £96,875 £75,000 £67,600
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.50% +3.00% +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 26,116 25,915 31,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.71% 89.43% 89.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21,543 21,363 26,527
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Research in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram 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 17 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
Thames Valley +29 26 £57,500 -20.69% 1
Berkshire +11 23 - - 1
East Sussex - 15 - -
Surrey +23 5 £66,000 +65.00% 1
Hampshire -23 2 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £85,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 41 (85.42%) Python
2 40 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 40 (83.33%) Analytics
3 39 (81.25%) Big Data
3 39 (81.25%) Apache Hive
4 38 (79.17%) Kafka
4 38 (79.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 38 (79.17%) Data Engineering
5 30 (62.50%) Statistics
5 30 (62.50%) Mathematics
6 29 (60.42%) Data Science
7 28 (58.33%) Degree
8 27 (56.25%) Algorithms
8 27 (56.25%) R
9 26 (54.17%) Data Visualisation
9 26 (54.17%) Visualisation
10 25 (52.08%) SAS
10 25 (52.08%) SQL
11 24 (50.00%) Data Modelling
11 24 (50.00%) Econometrics
11 24 (50.00%) Retail
11 24 (50.00%) Tableau
11 24 (50.00%) Apache Spark
11 24 (50.00%) Quantitative Research
12 23 (47.92%) Decision-Making
12 23 (47.92%) ggplot
12 23 (47.92%) Data-Driven Decision Making
12 23 (47.92%) Power BI
12 23 (47.92%) Random Forest
12 23 (47.92%) SAP HANA

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 25 (52.08%) SAS
2 24 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 23 (47.92%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 39 (81.25%) Apache Hive
2 39 (81.25%) Big Data
3 23 (47.92%) Power BI
3 23 (47.92%) SAP HANA
3 23 (47.92%) Text Mining
4 16 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (31.25%) Impala
5 15 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (31.25%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.25%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.25%) Mercurial
3 3 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 24 (50.00%) Retail
2 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 23 (47.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Automotive
3 3 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Data Scientist
2 15 (31.25%) Big Data Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Data Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Hadoop Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Senior Data Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
3 14 (29.17%) Senior Data Scientist
4 3 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.08%) Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (79.17%) Kafka
2 23 (47.92%) D3.js
2 23 (47.92%) ggplot
3 15 (31.25%) Keras
3 15 (31.25%) MLlib
3 15 (31.25%) TensorFlow
4 3 (6.25%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 27 (56.25%) Algorithms
2 23 (47.92%) Social Network
3 15 (31.25%) User Experience
4 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) FreeRTOS
2 3 (6.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Analytics
2 38 (79.17%) Data Engineering
3 30 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 30 (62.50%) Statistics
4 29 (60.42%) Data Science
5 26 (54.17%) Data Visualisation
5 26 (54.17%) Visualisation
6 24 (50.00%) Data Modelling
6 24 (50.00%) Econometrics
6 24 (50.00%) Quantitative Research
7 23 (47.92%) Artificial Intelligence
7 23 (47.92%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (47.92%) Data Security
7 23 (47.92%) Data-Driven Decision Making
7 23 (47.92%) Decision-Making
7 23 (47.92%) Random Forest
8 21 (43.75%) Machine Learning
9 15 (31.25%) Deep Learning
9 15 (31.25%) MapReduce
9 15 (31.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) Python
2 27 (56.25%) R
3 25 (52.08%) SQL
4 15 (31.25%) Go
4 15 (31.25%) Java
4 15 (31.25%) Scala
4 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.25%) C
5 3 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) PhD
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 38 (79.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Tableau
2 23 (47.92%) SAP
3 15 (31.25%) Cloudera
3 15 (31.25%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata