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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 92 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 14 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.082% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.086% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 3
Average salary £38,750 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,500 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
1415 1165 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.74% 95.10% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 928 723 822
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 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 August 2014.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (100.00%) Oracle
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 22 (88.00%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (84.00%) Linux
4 15 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (56.00%) UNIX
5 14 (56.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (52.00%) SLA
6 13 (52.00%) Windows
6 13 (52.00%) Oracle 11i
6 13 (52.00%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (52.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (52.00%) Data Guard
7 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
7 11 (44.00%) RDBMS
8 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
8 9 (36.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
10 7 (28.00%) AIX
10 7 (28.00%) Solaris
10 7 (28.00%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (28.00%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (28.00%) SOA
10 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (28.00%) Oracle Discoverer
10 7 (28.00%) Middleware
10 7 (28.00%) Oracle BI EE

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle 11i
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (56.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
4 11 (44.00%) RDBMS
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (20.00%) OLTP
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Middleware
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) UNIX
3 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) AIX
4 7 (28.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (28.00%) SOA
2 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 5 (20.00%) Database Security
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) OCP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) SLA
2 5 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Data Guard
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (12.00%) Sun