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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 123 93 107
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 12 35 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.53% 1.62% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.73% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
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
2122 2021 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.10% 93.65% 93.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 1823 1346
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (86.36%) Oracle Database
3 17 (77.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (77.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (77.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 16 (72.73%) PL/SQL
4 16 (72.73%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (36.36%) UNIX
7 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
8 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
9 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
10 4 (18.18%) Data Guard
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Clustering
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (18.18%) Hyperion
10 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) Oracle Database
2 17 (77.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (77.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (13.64%) Essbase
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (9.09%) QlikView
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) UNIX
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) E-business
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) PL/SQL
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (13.64%) OCP
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Data Guard
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.55%) webMethods
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sun