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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 197 168 180
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 16 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.62% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 2.13% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 14
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +42.85%
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
1839 1599 1643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.72% 29.30% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1432 1435
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -33 8 £32,500 -38.09%
Worcestershire +1 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Birmingham +2 1 £35,000 -17.64%
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 16 (51.61%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) Replication
4 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (35.48%) Data Modelling
6 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
8 9 (29.03%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
9 8 (25.81%) Big Data
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle Streams
9 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
9 8 (25.81%) Time Management
9 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (25.81%) Data Guard
9 8 (25.81%) Mercurial
9 8 (25.81%) Toad
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (25.81%) Degree
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
9 8 (25.81%) ClearCase
9 8 (25.81%) UNIX
9 8 (25.81%) Linux

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (19.35%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Big Data
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) ClearCase
1 8 (25.81%) Toad
1 8 (25.81%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) DBA
3 9 (29.03%) Administrator
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (16.13%) Coordinator
5 5 (16.13%) Release Coordinator
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Development DBA
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Development DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Classic ASP
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.45%) .NET Remoting
2 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Replication
2 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) UNIX
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (35.48%) Data Modelling
2 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (29.03%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (25.81%) Time Management
5 6 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) OO
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) ERP
8 1 (3.23%) Validation
8 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.23%) Logistics
8 1 (3.23%) Data Validation
8 1 (3.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
2 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
3 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.45%) VB6
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Business Objects