The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 29 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 2 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.16% - 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.28% - 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%
OLTP
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
61 92 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.26% 37.10% 39.65%
Number of salaries quoted 47 79 125
Average salary £38,750 £33,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

OLTP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

OLTP Salary Trend in Chester

OLTP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
2 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 7 (87.50%) Vertica
2 7 (87.50%) VLDB
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Replication
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
2 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 7 (87.50%) VLDB
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) DBA
2 6 (75.00%) SQL DBA
3 5 (62.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Vertica
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft