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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 116 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 12 34 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 1.57% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.68% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.02%
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
2069 2020 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.35% 93.52% 93.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1807 1343
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £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 1 September 2014.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (88.89%) Oracle Database
3 22 (81.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 22 (81.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 21 (77.78%) PL/SQL
4 21 (77.78%) SQL
5 18 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (37.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (29.63%) UNIX
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (18.52%) Clustering
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
12 4 (14.81%) Hyperion
12 4 (14.81%) ETL
12 4 (14.81%) OCP
12 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (14.81%) Oracle8/8i Database

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 22 (81.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 22 (81.48%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (11.11%) Essbase
7 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (7.41%) QlikView
General
1 10 (37.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) UNIX
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) E-business
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) PL/SQL
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) OCP
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.70%) webMethods
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Sun