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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 111 89 97
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 7 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 1.13% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.18% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 9
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £57,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
1723 1608 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.94% 95.54% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1396 1354
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 £64,000
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
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 1 April 2015.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (100.00%) Oracle
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (76.19%) Oracle Database 10g
2 16 (76.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (57.14%) UNIX
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
6 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (28.57%) Data Guard
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 5 (23.81%) Toad
8 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (14.29%) SAP
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (14.29%) Python

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (76.19%) Oracle Database 10g
2 16 (76.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
3 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (9.52%) SQLPlus
7 2 (9.52%) Essbase
7 2 (9.52%) Informix
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Toad
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) VAX
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) UNIX
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (14.29%) VMS
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) OCP
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) OCA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (28.57%) Data Guard
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Foglight
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.76%) Dell