Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 572 641
Rank change year-on-year +30 +69 +5
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 13 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.042% 0.046% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.052% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 13
South East median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £41,250 £24,700 £33,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,200 £63,500
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 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 26921 30674 37032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.45% 87.40% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22140 25444 30626
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
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 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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Berkshire +44 9 £72,500 +114.81%
Thames Valley +30 9 £72,500 +70.59% 1
Surrey - 2 £40,000 -
Kent +14 1 £42,500 -
Hampshire +9 1 - -
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
3 6 (46.15%) Statistics
3 6 (46.15%) Data Mining
4 5 (38.46%) SAS
4 5 (38.46%) PhD
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Neural Network
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (38.46%) Predictive Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Logistic Regression
4 5 (38.46%) R
4 5 (38.46%) Machine Learning
4 5 (38.46%) Big Data
4 5 (38.46%) Data Structures
4 5 (38.46%) Algorithms
4 5 (38.46%) Decision Tree
5 4 (30.77%) Presales
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) Life Science
5 4 (30.77%) Validation
5 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management

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 5 (38.46%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Data Mining
2 5 (38.46%) Big Data
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) KNIME
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
5 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Data Scientist
2 4 (30.77%) Presales Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Insight Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Algorithms
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
1 5 (38.46%) Data Structures
2 4 (30.77%) Life Science
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
2 6 (46.15%) Statistics
3 5 (38.46%) Decision Tree
3 5 (38.46%) Logistic Regression
3 5 (38.46%) Machine Learning
3 5 (38.46%) Neural Network
3 5 (38.46%) Predictive Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Presales
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
5 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) OSINT
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) R
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) PhD
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (15.38%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle