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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 120 90 104
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 4 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 1.38% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.45% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 7
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
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
1759 1726 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.23% 95.41% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1504 1353
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (66.67%) UNIX
4 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Toad
6 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (16.67%) Informix
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Database Security
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Dell