The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 126 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.047% 0.047% 0.058%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.18% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +42.85%
OLTP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
559 598 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.41% 27.96% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 476 546 415
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OLTP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OLTP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OLTP across the Birmingham region.

OLTP Salary Trend in Birmingham

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing OLTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OLTP.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing OLTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OLTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects