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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 124 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 16 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 1.06% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.12% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2253 1963 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.35% 94.65% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1993 1790 1315
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (86.96%) Oracle Database
3 19 (82.61%) Oracle RMAN
4 17 (73.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (73.91%) PL/SQL
4 17 (73.91%) SQL
4 17 (73.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (65.22%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (52.17%) UNIX
7 11 (47.83%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (47.83%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (43.48%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
8 10 (43.48%) RDBMS
9 9 (39.13%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (34.78%) Data Guard
10 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
10 8 (34.78%) Linux
10 8 (34.78%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (30.43%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
12 6 (26.09%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (26.09%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (26.09%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (26.09%) OCP
12 6 (26.09%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (26.09%) Hyperion
12 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
13 5 (21.74%) ETL

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) Oracle Database
2 17 (73.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (73.91%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (43.48%) RDBMS
3 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 5 (21.74%) Essbase
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (8.70%) SQLPlus
10 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
5 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) E-business
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) PL/SQL
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) OCP
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) OCA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Data Guard
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Hyperion
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods