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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 93 86 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 4 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 1.01% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.06% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 2
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £51,000 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £62,500 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle Database
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
5 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (52.94%) Data Guard
6 9 (52.94%) PL/SQL
7 8 (47.06%) ITIL
7 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
8 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
9 6 (35.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (29.41%) SQLPlus
10 5 (29.41%) Retail
11 4 (23.53%) High Availability
11 4 (23.53%) Linux
12 3 (17.65%) Unix
12 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
12 3 (17.65%) Banking
13 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
13 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
13 2 (11.76%) Toad
13 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (5.88%) Microsoft

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle Database
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
4 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
5 5 (29.41%) SQLPlus
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Toad
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) OCP
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Data Guard
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sun