The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 198 183 179
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 12 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.59% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 2.01% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 11
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +42.85%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1808 1644 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.60% 29.53% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1471 1441
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
OLTP
England

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 1 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 1 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
Worcestershire +9 8 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Staffordshire -30 3 £38,750 -26.19%
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (71.88%) SQL
3 18 (56.25%) Replication
4 17 (53.13%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (50.00%) Windows
6 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (37.50%) Big Data
8 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (28.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (25.00%) Data Guard
10 8 (25.00%) Mercurial
10 8 (25.00%) Degree
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle Streams
10 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 8 (25.00%) Time Management
10 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle
10 8 (25.00%) Linux
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (25.00%) MS Excel

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (37.50%) Big Data
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 8 (25.00%) Toad
1 8 (25.00%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) DBA
2 14 (43.75%) Administrator
3 12 (37.50%) Developer
4 10 (31.25%) SQL Server DBA
4 10 (31.25%) SQL DBA
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Server Administrator
7 5 (15.63%) Coordinator
7 5 (15.63%) Release Coordinator
8 4 (12.50%) Database Developer
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Development DBA
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle Development DBA
9 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Remoting
2 2 (6.25%) WCF
2 2 (6.25%) Classic ASP
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Replication
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) Streaming Video
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (28.13%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (25.00%) Time Management
4 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.75%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.13%) Validation
8 1 (3.13%) Logistics
8 1 (3.13%) ERP
8 1 (3.13%) ETL
8 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) VB
4 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Business Objects