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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 115 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 10 32 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 1.52% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.62% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,875
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,150 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
2035 1977 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.21% 93.65% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1726 1764 1353
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (85.71%) Oracle Database
3 22 (78.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 22 (78.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (75.00%) PL/SQL
4 21 (75.00%) SQL
5 17 (60.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (39.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (21.43%) UNIX
9 6 (21.43%) Linux
9 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (21.43%) Clustering
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (17.86%) ETL
10 5 (17.86%) OCP
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (14.29%) Shell Script

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 22 (78.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 22 (78.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (7.14%) QlikView
7 2 (7.14%) Essbase
7 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 11 (39.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) ERP
4 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (17.86%) OCP
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.57%) webMethods
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Sun