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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 91 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 18 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.21% - 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
1434 1185 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.37% 95.18% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 962 749 838
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,872
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 29 (100.00%) Oracle
1 29 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 26 (89.66%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (72.41%) Linux
4 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
5 17 (58.62%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (51.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (48.28%) UNIX
7 14 (48.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (44.83%) SLA
8 13 (44.83%) Windows
8 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
8 13 (44.83%) SQL
8 13 (44.83%) Oracle 11i
8 13 (44.83%) Oracle RMAN
8 13 (44.83%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (44.83%) Data Guard
9 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
10 11 (37.93%) RDBMS
10 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
11 7 (24.14%) Middleware
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (24.14%) SOA
11 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (24.14%) Oracle Discoverer
11 7 (24.14%) AIX
11 7 (24.14%) Solaris
11 7 (24.14%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (24.14%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (24.14%) Oracle Fusion

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
3 15 (51.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (48.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (37.93%) RDBMS
5 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (17.24%) OLTP
8 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Middleware
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.24%) Reference Data
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) UNIX
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) AIX
4 7 (24.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (24.14%) SOA
2 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.24%) Database Security
3 5 (17.24%) Database Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Perl
3 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) OCP
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) SLA
2 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) Data Guard
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (10.34%) Sun