The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 / West Midlands
Rank 208 226 216
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10  
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 2 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.18% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.66% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -12.50%  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1374 1669 1760
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.13% 27.24% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1188 1429 1548
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for OLTP in the West Midlands

OLTP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the West Midlands 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
Staffordshire +2 2 £52,500 +50.00%
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Capita
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) OPENHousing
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) OPENHousing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SQL DBA
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Capita