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

Operations Research (or Operational Research)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 502 535 603
Rank change year-on-year +33 +68 +24
Permanent jobs citing Operations Research 34 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.055% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.061% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 13
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,500 £36,250 £24,600
90th Percentile £80,500 £74,000 £67,600
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +16.50% +23.35% -12.11%

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 26,495 26,120 32,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.57% 89.06% 89.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21,872 21,613 27,545
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 £77,500 -
Surrey +17 6 £65,500 +63.75% 1
Thames Valley +13 2 £46,250 -11.90% 1
Hampshire - 2 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +2 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £57,500 -
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (88.24%) Machine Learning
2 27 (79.41%) Git (software)
2 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 27 (79.41%) Python
3 26 (76.47%) Hadoop
4 25 (73.53%) Scala
4 25 (73.53%) Java
4 25 (73.53%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (70.59%) Shell Script
5 24 (70.59%) Big Data
5 24 (70.59%) Hortonworks
5 24 (70.59%) Cloudera
5 24 (70.59%) Kafka
5 24 (70.59%) Apache Flume
5 24 (70.59%) Apache Hive
5 24 (70.59%) MapReduce
5 24 (70.59%) TeamCity
5 24 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (70.59%) Analytics
5 24 (70.59%) Sqoop
5 24 (70.59%) Jenkins
5 24 (70.59%) Go
5 24 (70.59%) Deep Learning
5 24 (70.59%) Impala
5 24 (70.59%) Hadoop YARN
5 24 (70.59%) Data Engineering
6 23 (67.65%) Keras
6 23 (67.65%) TensorFlow
6 23 (67.65%) Software Delivery

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 3 (8.82%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) Hadoop
2 25 (73.53%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (70.59%) Apache Hive
3 24 (70.59%) Big Data
3 24 (70.59%) Impala
3 24 (70.59%) Sqoop
4 23 (67.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (79.41%) Git (software)
2 24 (70.59%) Jenkins
2 24 (70.59%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
3 3 (8.82%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.82%) Automotive
1 3 (8.82%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Data Engineer
1 24 (70.59%) Hadoop Engineer
2 23 (67.65%) Big Data Engineer
2 23 (67.65%) Senior Data Engineer
2 23 (67.65%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Data Scientist
4 3 (8.82%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) MapReduce Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) Kafka
2 23 (67.65%) Keras
2 23 (67.65%) MLlib
2 23 (67.65%) TensorFlow
3 3 (8.82%) Yocto
4 1 (2.94%) D3.js
4 1 (2.94%) ggplot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (67.65%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) FreeRTOS
2 3 (8.82%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Machine Learning
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (70.59%) Analytics
2 24 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (70.59%) Data Engineering
2 24 (70.59%) Deep Learning
2 24 (70.59%) MapReduce
3 23 (67.65%) Software Delivery
4 7 (20.59%) Statistics
5 6 (17.65%) Data Science
5 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.82%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
8 2 (5.88%) Anomaly Detection
8 2 (5.88%) Naive Bayes
8 2 (5.88%) Physics
8 2 (5.88%) Support Vector Machines
9 1 (2.94%) Actionable Insight
9 1 (2.94%) Integrated Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Python
2 25 (73.53%) Java
2 25 (73.53%) Scala
3 24 (70.59%) Go
3 24 (70.59%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.76%) C++
4 4 (11.76%) R
5 3 (8.82%) C
6 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PhD
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (70.59%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cloudera
1 24 (70.59%) Hortonworks
2 2 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) Teradata