The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 89 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 26 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.70% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 0.52% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 7
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Oracle DBA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1467 1343 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.95% 95.45% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 956 865 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Edinburgh region.

Oracle DBA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 33 (100.00%) Oracle
1 33 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 30 (90.91%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 20 (60.61%) WebLogic
4 20 (60.61%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (57.58%) Oracle RMAN
5 19 (57.58%) Data Guard
6 17 (51.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (51.52%) Linux
7 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (39.39%) Windows
9 13 (39.39%) SLA
9 13 (39.39%) Oracle 11i
9 13 (39.39%) PL/SQL
9 13 (39.39%) SQL
10 11 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (30.30%) Finance
11 10 (30.30%) UNIX
12 9 (27.27%) OCP
12 9 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (27.27%) Degree
13 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (21.21%) SOA
14 7 (21.21%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (21.21%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (21.21%) Middleware

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 20 (60.61%) WebLogic
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Beehive
Business Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 17 (51.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (21.21%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (21.21%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
9 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 4 (12.12%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Middleware
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.12%) Reference Data
1 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) UNIX
4 7 (21.21%) AIX
4 7 (21.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (21.21%) SOA
2 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 6 (18.18%) Database Security
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) PL/SQL
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) OCP
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) SLA
2 4 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (90.91%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (57.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (12.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) Data Guard
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Foglight
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (6.06%) Imperva