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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 668 665 550
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -115
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 213 231 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 0.71% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 170 191 296
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +5.55%

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
31731 32609 36157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.97% 31.79% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27291 27655 32143
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OLTP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OLTP within the UK.

OLTP Salary Trend in the UK

OLTP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OLTP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

OLTP Salary Histogram in the UK

OLTP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
England -40 178 £52,500 -4.54% 20
London -35 107 £58,750 -2.08% 13
Wales - 27 £38,500 -
South Wales - 26 £37,750 -
Cardiff - 26 £37,750 -
City of London +8 24 £65,000 +23.80% 4
North West 0 23 £52,500 +84.21% 1
South East -29 19 £50,000 -6.97% 2
Cheshire +3 14 £52,500 +84.21%
Yorkshire 0 11 £40,750 - 2
East of England -4 11 £40,500 -22.85% 1
West Yorkshire +4 10 £35,000 - 2
Manchester -8 9 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Leeds - 9 £40,750 -
Berkshire -17 8 - -
South West -20 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Suffolk - 7 £60,000 - 1
Chester - 7 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 7 £60,000 - 1
Croydon +13 5 £62,500 -
Surrey -3 5 £61,250 +6.52%
Knutsford - 5 £54,000 -
Middlesex +13 4 £50,000 -18.69%
Bracknell -12 4 - -
Bristol -16 4 £37,500 -16.66%
Redhill - 3 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £38,750 +3.09%
Essex -15 2 £38,500 -33.04%
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Glasgow +7 1 £125,000 +180.89%

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 402 (80.56%) SQL
2 318 (63.73%) SQL Server
3 260 (52.10%) Data Warehouse
4 218 (43.69%) Oracle
5 180 (36.07%) Business Intelligence
6 177 (35.47%) OLAP
7 176 (35.27%) T-SQL
8 174 (34.87%) ETL
9 138 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 136 (27.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 132 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
12 131 (26.25%) Microsoft
13 126 (25.25%) Performance Tuning
14 122 (24.45%) .NET
15 112 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
16 104 (20.84%) Data Modelling
17 103 (20.64%) SQL Server 2008
18 102 (20.44%) Degree
18 102 (20.44%) C#
19 100 (20.04%) Oracle OLAP
20 98 (19.64%) Finance
21 92 (18.44%) PL/SQL
22 90 (18.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 87 (17.43%) E-Commerce
24 81 (16.23%) Oracle Database
25 78 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
26 75 (15.03%) UNIX
27 68 (13.63%) Linux
28 65 (13.03%) Replication
29 60 (12.02%) Java

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 17 (3.41%) WebLogic
2 14 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.40%) Apache
4 10 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.40%) SAS
6 6 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.00%) IIS
8 4 (0.80%) JBoss
9 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.20%) WorkSite
Applications
1 58 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.80%) MS Office
3 4 (0.80%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (3.21%) Oracle ERP
2 14 (2.81%) HFM
3 12 (2.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 11 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.61%) SAN
2 5 (1.00%) Internet
3 4 (0.80%) NAS
3 4 (0.80%) LDAP
4 3 (0.60%) LAN
4 3 (0.60%) WAN
4 3 (0.60%) HTTP
4 3 (0.60%) Multicast
4 3 (0.60%) FCoE
4 3 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (0.60%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (63.73%) SQL Server
2 260 (52.10%) Data Warehouse
3 177 (35.47%) OLAP
4 138 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 136 (27.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 103 (20.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 100 (20.04%) Oracle OLAP
8 90 (18.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 81 (16.23%) Oracle Database
10 78 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 53 (10.62%) MySQL
12 51 (10.22%) Relational Database
13 44 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 43 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
15 41 (8.22%) DB2
16 40 (8.02%) Oracle Database 10g
17 39 (7.82%) Oracle BI EE
17 39 (7.82%) Oracle ODI
17 39 (7.82%) Hadoop
18 38 (7.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (2.81%) Subversion
1 14 (2.81%) Toad
2 12 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.40%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (1.80%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.60%) Mercurial
5 7 (1.40%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.40%) ERwin
8 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 98 (19.64%) Finance
2 50 (10.02%) Banking
3 25 (5.01%) Games
4 16 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (2.61%) Retail
6 11 (2.20%) Advertising
6 11 (2.20%) Marketing
7 9 (1.80%) Legal
7 9 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.20%) Front Office
9 5 (1.00%) Law
9 5 (1.00%) iGaming
9 5 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.80%) Publishing
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 184 (36.87%) DBA
2 173 (34.67%) Developer
3 87 (17.43%) SQL DBA
4 56 (11.22%) Administrator
5 45 (9.02%) SQL Server DBA
6 43 (8.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 37 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 32 (6.41%) Architect
9 30 (6.01%) Data Manager
10 29 (5.81%) Operations Manager
10 29 (5.81%) Software Engineer
11 28 (5.61%) Database Developer
12 26 (5.21%) Oracle Developer
13 25 (5.01%) Senior Developer
14 23 (4.61%) Analyst
15 21 (4.21%) Head of Development
15 21 (4.21%) C# Developer
16 20 (4.01%) Development DBA
17 19 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
17 19 (3.81%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (24.45%) .NET
2 50 (10.02%) ASP.NET
3 47 (9.42%) XML
4 22 (4.41%) SOAP
5 20 (4.01%) STL
5 20 (4.01%) HTML
5 20 (4.01%) MDX
6 19 (3.81%) COM
7 18 (3.61%) Web Services
8 16 (3.21%) WinForms
9 14 (2.81%) jQuery
10 13 (2.61%) Servlets
11 11 (2.20%) HTML5
12 10 (2.00%) WSDL
13 9 (1.80%) JSON
13 9 (1.80%) Java EE
13 9 (1.80%) REST
14 8 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (1.60%) Middleware
15 7 (1.40%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 112 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (13.03%) Replication
3 57 (11.42%) Clustering
4 41 (8.22%) Computer Science
5 27 (5.41%) N-Tier
6 22 (4.41%) Data Structures
7 19 (3.81%) Online Games
8 17 (3.41%) Life Science
9 16 (3.21%) Data Integration
9 16 (3.21%) Mathematics
10 11 (2.20%) iPad
11 10 (2.00%) Open Source
12 9 (1.80%) Physics
13 7 (1.40%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.20%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.20%) Equities
15 4 (0.80%) Client/Server
16 3 (0.60%) W3C
16 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.03%) UNIX
2 68 (13.63%) Linux
3 52 (10.42%) Windows
4 10 (2.00%) Android
5 9 (1.80%) Solaris
6 7 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (36.07%) Business Intelligence
2 174 (34.87%) ETL
3 132 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (25.25%) Performance Tuning
5 104 (20.84%) Data Modelling
6 87 (17.43%) E-Commerce
7 58 (11.62%) OO
8 54 (10.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 47 (9.42%) Unit Testing
10 44 (8.82%) TDD
10 44 (8.82%) Project Management
11 38 (7.62%) Dimensional Modelling
12 35 (7.01%) ITIL
13 34 (6.81%) CRM
13 34 (6.81%) Scrum
14 33 (6.61%) Kimball Methodology
15 31 (6.21%) ERP
16 30 (6.01%) High Availability
17 28 (5.61%) Load Balancing
18 27 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 402 (80.56%) SQL
2 176 (35.27%) T-SQL
3 102 (20.44%) C#
4 92 (18.44%) PL/SQL
5 60 (12.02%) Java
6 47 (9.42%) JavaScript
7 24 (4.81%) C++
8 21 (4.21%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.21%) Perl
10 13 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.80%) VB
12 9 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.40%) C
14 6 (1.20%) VB6
14 6 (1.20%) Python
15 3 (0.60%) XPath
16 2 (0.40%) VBA
16 2 (0.40%) VBScript
17 1 (0.20%) AWK
Qualifications
1 102 (20.44%) Degree
2 22 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.21%) PhD
4 13 (2.61%) MCITP
5 12 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (1.60%) OCP
8 6 (1.20%) OCA
8 6 (1.20%) MCSE
9 4 (0.80%) MCTS
10 2 (0.40%) MCSA
11 1 (0.20%) HND
11 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.62%) QA
2 9 (1.80%) SLA
3 7 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 39 (7.82%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.60%) NFS
3 3 (0.60%) KVM
3 3 (0.60%) SRDF
3 3 (0.60%) Xen
3 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.40%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.41%) Data Guard
2 12 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.20%) Oracle Statspack
4 4 (0.80%) SCOM
5 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Foglight
Vendors
1 218 (43.69%) Oracle
2 131 (26.25%) Microsoft
3 41 (8.22%) Informatica
4 40 (8.02%) Sybase
5 24 (4.81%) Teradata
6 22 (4.41%) Cognos
7 20 (4.01%) Siebel
8 19 (3.81%) IBM
9 16 (3.21%) Tableau
10 14 (2.81%) Hyperion
11 12 (2.40%) Talend
12 10 (2.00%) Vertica
13 8 (1.60%) NetApp
13 8 (1.60%) SAP
13 8 (1.60%) Business Objects
14 7 (1.40%) Red Gate
15 6 (1.20%) BMC
16 5 (1.00%) Sun
17 3 (0.60%) Cisco
17 3 (0.60%) Remedy
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