The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 206 175 190
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +15
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 12 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.66% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% 2.28% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 18
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1869 1580 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.39% 29.08% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1402 1453
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OLTP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

OLTP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

OLTP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OLTP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

OLTP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

OLTP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Staffordshire -30 8 £32,500 -35.00%
Worcestershire - 4 £45,000 -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (42.86%) Replication
5 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
6 8 (38.10%) Big Data
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle Streams
6 8 (38.10%) Degree
6 8 (38.10%) Time Management
6 8 (38.10%) Data Guard
6 8 (38.10%) Mercurial
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (38.10%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (38.10%) ClearCase
6 8 (38.10%) UNIX
6 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
6 8 (38.10%) Toad
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (38.10%) Shell Script

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
3 8 (38.10%) Big Data
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Mercurial
1 8 (38.10%) ClearCase
1 8 (38.10%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) DBA
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (23.81%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Development DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Development DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Release Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Remoting
2 2 (9.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (42.86%) Replication
3 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 2 (9.52%) Streaming Video
5 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (38.10%) Time Management
2 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
3 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.76%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Logistics
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects