Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 515 529 613
Rank change year-on-year +14 +84 +28
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 32 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.055% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.062% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 3
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +6.99% +9.41%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,625 £39,550
90th Percentile £78,750 £53,750 £55,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +9.57% -10.48%

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 26,866 25,630 33,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.58% 87.70% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22,252 21,105 27,903
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
East Sussex - 24 £73,750 - 1
Thames Valley -2 4 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Surrey -2 2 £67,500 +68.75%
Oxfordshire -17 2 £35,000 -33.33%
Hampshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire +2 1 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 30 (93.75%) Python
2 29 (90.63%) Machine Learning
3 26 (81.25%) Java
4 25 (78.13%) Hadoop
5 24 (75.00%) Scala
5 24 (75.00%) Big Data
5 24 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (71.88%) Linux
6 23 (71.88%) Shell Script
6 23 (71.88%) Hortonworks
6 23 (71.88%) Cloudera
6 23 (71.88%) Kafka
6 23 (71.88%) Apache Flume
6 23 (71.88%) Sqoop
6 23 (71.88%) Jenkins
6 23 (71.88%) Go
6 23 (71.88%) Deep Learning
6 23 (71.88%) MapReduce
6 23 (71.88%) Apache Hive
6 23 (71.88%) TeamCity
6 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
6 23 (71.88%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (71.88%) Impala
6 23 (71.88%) Hadoop YARN
6 23 (71.88%) Data Engineering
7 21 (65.63%) MLlib
7 21 (65.63%) Analytics
8 20 (62.50%) Software Delivery
8 20 (62.50%) User Experience

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 2 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (78.13%) Hadoop
2 24 (75.00%) Big Data
2 24 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (71.88%) Apache Hive
3 23 (71.88%) Impala
3 23 (71.88%) Sqoop
4 20 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
1 23 (71.88%) Jenkins
1 23 (71.88%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Data Engineer
2 21 (65.63%) Hadoop Engineer
3 19 (59.38%) Big Data Engineer
4 18 (56.25%) Senior Data Engineer
4 18 (56.25%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Data Scientist
6 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) MapReduce Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planner
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) Kafka
2 21 (65.63%) MLlib
3 20 (62.50%) Keras
3 20 (62.50%) TensorFlow
4 1 (3.13%) D3.js
4 1 (3.13%) ggplot
4 1 (3.13%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Machine Learning
2 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (71.88%) Data Engineering
2 23 (71.88%) Deep Learning
2 23 (71.88%) MapReduce
3 21 (65.63%) Analytics
4 20 (62.50%) Software Delivery
5 7 (21.88%) Data Science
5 7 (21.88%) Statistics
6 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 3 (9.38%) Integrated Marketing
9 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) Predictive Modelling
9 2 (6.25%) Signal Processing
9 2 (6.25%) Time Management
10 1 (3.13%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) Python
2 26 (81.25%) Java
3 24 (75.00%) Scala
4 23 (71.88%) Go
4 23 (71.88%) Shell Script
5 6 (18.75%) R
6 3 (9.38%) C
6 3 (9.38%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.13%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) Erlang
8 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.13%) SQL
8 1 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) PhD
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Apache Flume
2 3 (9.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (71.88%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cloudera
1 23 (71.88%) Hortonworks
2 2 (6.25%) Tableau