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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 81 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 14 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.74% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.78% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 1
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
1282 1285 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 95.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Oracle
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 30 (78.95%) Oracle RAC
3 26 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 26 (68.42%) WebLogic
4 23 (60.53%) SQL
5 22 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (52.63%) PL/SQL
6 20 (52.63%) Oracle EBS
7 19 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
8 18 (47.37%) OCP
9 16 (42.11%) Data Guard
10 15 (39.47%) Degree
10 15 (39.47%) Oracle RMAN
11 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (26.32%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (23.68%) Linux
15 8 (21.05%) Windows
15 8 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
15 8 (21.05%) SLA
16 7 (18.42%) Oracle 11i
16 7 (18.42%) Finance
17 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
17 6 (15.79%) Oracle Exadata
18 5 (13.16%) Performance Analysis
18 5 (13.16%) Oracle ODI
18 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 12c
18 5 (13.16%) Migration
18 5 (13.16%) Oracle Beehive

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (68.42%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Beehive
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 26 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (10.53%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
10 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
10 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.63%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Solaris
4 4 (10.53%) AIX
4 4 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (13.16%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (13.16%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) SOA
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.26%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.26%) Database Security
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) PL/SQL
3 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 18 (47.37%) OCP
3 15 (39.47%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (78.95%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (13.16%) Firmware
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) Data Guard
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Foglight
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Imperva
4 1 (2.63%) Sun