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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 231 213
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18  
Permanent jobs citing OLTP 4 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.43% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 14
Median salary £56,250 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +10.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £40,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,750 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.55% -  

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 1553 1610 1794
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 30.44% 26.02% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1333 1564
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 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 +12 2 £53,750 +34.37%
Coventry - 2 £57,500 -
OLTP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse

OLTP
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle