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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 205 196 187
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 6 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.84% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 12
Average salary £53,750 £31,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.63% -33.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £27,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +10.79%
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
1706 1782 1606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.61% 32.99% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1532 1425
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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
Staffordshire +16 6 £53,750 +13.15%
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) OLAP
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Replication
4 3 (42.86%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
5 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Database Security
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) MDX
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) ETL

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) OLAP
3 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) MDX
2 1 (14.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (28.57%) Database Security
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft