The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 227 245 245
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 3 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.17% 0.47% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 17
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
OLTP
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1766 2326 2748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.20% 35.31% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1520 1967 2388
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OLTP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

OLTP Salary Trend in the North West

OLTP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 3 £47,500 +2.15%
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (73.33%) Finance
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (73.33%) OLAP
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) High Availability
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Replication
7 1 (6.67%) Clustering
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
7 1 (6.67%) Markit EDM
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Management

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 11 (73.33%) OLAP
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) DBA
1 15 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Production DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft