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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 84 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 11 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 0.70% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.74% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £42,750 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.04% -6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.11%
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
1232 1491 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.79% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 758 957 607
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (100.00%) Oracle
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (73.91%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (52.17%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
4 11 (47.83%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (34.78%) OCP
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (34.78%) RDBMS
5 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
5 8 (34.78%) Data Guard
6 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (26.09%) SQLPlus
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (21.74%) Solaris
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (17.39%) LDAP
9 4 (17.39%) UNIX
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) Banking
9 4 (17.39%) Retail
9 4 (17.39%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LDAP
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 8 (34.78%) RDBMS
3 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
4 6 (26.09%) SQLPlus
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 4 (17.39%) Banking
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Solaris
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Korn
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (34.78%) OCP
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (34.78%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft