Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OLTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OLTP over the 6 months to 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 961 902 995
Rank change year-on-year -59 +93 -56
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 131 289 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.54% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 122 238 151
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £40,800 £33,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,250 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.97% -7.50% +8.11%

OLTP is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 40,254 53,238 54,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.56% 30.41% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33,030 43,421 45,609
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OLTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OLTP in the UK

OLTP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OLTP in the UK

OLTP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OLTP over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for OLTP in the UK

OLTP
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 116 £67,750 +17.83% 22
London +29 79 £72,500 +11.54% 8
UK excluding London -30 49 £52,250 +12.97% 15
Midlands +34 13 £75,000 +50.00% 7
North of England +2 12 £48,750 -20.41% 4
South East -2 10 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Scotland -19 10 £47,500 +26.67% 1
North West +5 8 £51,000 -16.73% 2
West Midlands +21 7 £55,011 +37.53% 1
East Midlands +11 6 £75,000 +50.00% 6
Yorkshire - 4 £42,000 - 2
Wales - 2 £34,500 -
East of England +63 1 - - 1
South West +1 1 £67,500 +54.29% 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT jobs citing OLTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for OLTP.

1 89 (67.94%) SQL
2 86 (65.65%) SQL Server
3 71 (54.20%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (43.51%) Microsoft
5 56 (42.75%) Finance
5 56 (42.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (41.98%) T-SQL
7 53 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (39.69%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (38.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 40 (30.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 39 (29.77%) OLAP
12 36 (27.48%) Performance Tuning
13 35 (26.72%) Data Modelling
13 35 (26.72%) ETL
14 34 (25.95%) Amazon AWS
15 33 (25.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (25.19%) Power BI
15 33 (25.19%) Power Platform
16 32 (24.43%) Oracle
17 31 (23.66%) Data Architecture
18 29 (22.14%) Analytics
19 27 (20.61%) Unix
20 25 (19.08%) NoSQL
21 23 (17.56%) PL/SQL
21 23 (17.56%) Big Data
21 23 (17.56%) Data Integration
21 23 (17.56%) SDLC
22 21 (16.03%) Data Analysis
23 19 (14.50%) PostgreSQL

OLTP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.58%) Apache Pig
2 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.53%) Apache
3 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.76%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 40 (30.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (25.95%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (25.19%) Power Platform
4 14 (10.69%) Azure Data Factory
5 10 (7.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (5.34%) Azure Stack
6 7 (5.34%) PaaS
7 5 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.29%) Boomi
8 3 (2.29%) SaaS
8 3 (2.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) SAN
2 3 (2.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (65.65%) SQL Server
2 71 (54.20%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (42.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (38.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (29.77%) OLAP
6 33 (25.19%) Power BI
6 33 (25.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (19.08%) NoSQL
8 23 (17.56%) Big Data
9 19 (14.50%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (13.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (12.98%) Oracle Database
12 15 (11.45%) Relational Database
13 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (9.16%) Amazon Aurora
14 12 (9.16%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (8.40%) Hadoop
15 11 (8.40%) MongoDB
16 10 (7.63%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (7.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) ER Studio
1 16 (12.21%) ERwin
1 16 (12.21%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.53%) Gradle
3 2 (1.53%) JIRA
3 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.76%) Maven
4 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 56 (42.75%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Banking
3 10 (7.63%) Advertising
4 9 (6.87%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.11%) Retail
6 5 (3.82%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (39.69%) Developer
2 28 (21.37%) DBA
3 27 (20.61%) Architect
3 27 (20.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 24 (18.32%) Senior Developer
5 19 (14.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 19 (14.50%) SQL DBA
6 17 (12.98%) Data Architect
6 17 (12.98%) SQL Developer
7 11 (8.40%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Business Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Administrator
9 8 (6.11%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (5.34%) Data Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.82%) Consultant
12 5 (3.82%) Database Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Senior Data Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) SQL BI Developer
13 4 (3.05%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.98%) .NET
2 9 (6.87%) MDX
3 2 (1.53%) Kafka
3 2 (1.53%) RESTful
3 2 (1.53%) Spring Boot
3 2 (1.53%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) Ember.js
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) React
4 1 (0.76%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (0.76%) Spring
4 1 (0.76%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.45%) Replication
3 11 (8.40%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (7.63%) Clustering
5 9 (6.87%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.29%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) CMDB
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) Online Games
8 1 (0.76%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.61%) Unix
2 19 (14.50%) Windows
3 6 (4.58%) Linux
4 3 (2.29%) Solaris
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (39.69%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (27.48%) Performance Tuning
4 35 (26.72%) Data Modelling
4 35 (26.72%) ETL
5 31 (23.66%) Data Architecture
6 29 (22.14%) Analytics
7 23 (17.56%) Data Integration
7 23 (17.56%) SDLC
8 21 (16.03%) Data Analysis
9 17 (12.98%) High Availability
10 15 (11.45%) Microservices
11 14 (10.69%) Kimball Methodology
12 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
12 13 (9.92%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (9.92%) Visualisation
13 12 (9.16%) Data Analytics
13 12 (9.16%) Migration
14 11 (8.40%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 89 (67.94%) SQL
2 55 (41.98%) T-SQL
3 23 (17.56%) PL/SQL
4 14 (10.69%) Python
5 11 (8.40%) C#
5 11 (8.40%) Java
6 6 (4.58%) Perl
6 6 (4.58%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.82%) R
8 4 (3.05%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.53%) VBA
11 1 (0.76%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.76%) PHP
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
11 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.82%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.53%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.76%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.05%) GDPR
3 3 (2.29%) QA
4 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) Apache Flume
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.82%) Docker
3 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.76%) Oozie
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 57 (43.51%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.43%) Oracle
3 13 (9.92%) Tableau
4 12 (9.16%) Google
5 11 (8.40%) Databricks
6 10 (7.63%) MuleSoft
7 9 (6.87%) Teradata
8 7 (5.34%) Informatica
9 6 (4.58%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (4.58%) SAP
10 5 (3.82%) Cognos
10 5 (3.82%) IBM
11 3 (2.29%) Dell
11 3 (2.29%) SnapLogic
11 3 (2.29%) VMware
12 2 (1.53%) Cadence
12 2 (1.53%) MapR
13 1 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
13 1 (0.76%) IDERA
13 1 (0.76%) RedGate