The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OLTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
England / North West
Rank 251 234 232
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2  
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 3 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.049% 0.070% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.22% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 17
Median salary £75,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.89% +2.15%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% +5.55%  

OLTP is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 2113 1807 2250
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.37% 31.80% 34.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1793 1559 1914
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing OLTP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for OLTP in the North West

OLTP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for OLTP in the North West

OLTP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 3 £75,000 +57.89%
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing OLTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
1 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (45.45%) OLAP
6 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Time Management
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (27.27%) High Availability
7 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (18.18%) Replication
8 2 (18.18%) MySQL
8 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
8 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (9.09%) Power BI
9 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (9.09%) PaaS
9 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (9.09%) R
9 1 (9.09%) Visualisation

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (45.45%) OLAP
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (18.18%) MySQL
8 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (9.09%) Big Data
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (9.09%) Power BI
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) DBA
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (36.36%) SQL BI Developer
4 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (18.18%) Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL DBA
6 1 (9.09%) Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Development DBA
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft BI Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Database Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) R
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau