The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 115 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 7 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 1.34% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.41% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 9
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Oracle DBA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1696 1418 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.23% 94.91% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1225 1322
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Birmingham region.

Oracle DBA Salary Trend in Birmingham

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Oracle DBA in their job title 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 with Oracle DBA in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (52.63%) PL/SQL
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) UNIX
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
7 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (26.32%) Toad
8 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (21.05%) Data Guard
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (15.79%) Clustering
9 3 (15.79%) VAX
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (15.79%) ETL

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Oracle DBA in their job title 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 with Oracle DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (10.53%) SQLPlus
6 2 (10.53%) Informix
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (10.53%) Essbase
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Toad
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) VAX
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) VMS
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Database Security
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PL/SQL
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) OCP
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) OCA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (21.05%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Foglight
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Dell