The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 107 110 97
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Oracle Database 161 148 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.19% 2.18% 2.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.68% 5.75% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 114 112 191
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Oracle Database
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2410 2573 3188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.71% 37.88% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2098 2245 2915
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle Database
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the North West region.

Oracle Database Salary Trend in the North West

Oracle Database
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Oracle Database Salary Histogram in the North West

Oracle Database
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 83 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Cheshire -9 44 £50,000 - 3
Merseyside +19 19 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Lancashire -9 8 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Database also 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 that cited Oracle Database.

1 287 (100.00%) Oracle
2 147 (51.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 116 (40.42%) SQL
4 95 (33.10%) Oracle Database 10g
5 75 (26.13%) Linux
6 74 (25.78%) Java
7 68 (23.69%) Finance
8 65 (22.65%) PL/SQL
9 60 (20.91%) Performance Tuning
10 57 (19.86%) Oracle RMAN
11 56 (19.51%) UNIX
12 55 (19.16%) ITIL
13 54 (18.82%) Data Guard
14 53 (18.47%) Windows
15 52 (18.12%) Oracle9i Database
16 49 (17.07%) SQL Server
17 48 (16.72%) Oracle Database 12c
18 42 (14.63%) Oracle Reports
18 42 (14.63%) VMware
19 41 (14.29%) Microsoft
20 39 (13.59%) Middleware
21 38 (13.24%) Red Hat
22 37 (12.89%) Imperva
22 37 (12.89%) J2EE
22 37 (12.89%) Database Tuning
22 37 (12.89%) Capacity Management
22 37 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 37 (12.89%) Foglight
23 36 (12.54%) WebLogic
23 36 (12.54%) Oracle Forms

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Database also 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 that cited Oracle Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (12.54%) WebLogic
2 27 (9.41%) WebSphere
3 20 (6.97%) Oracle Service Bus
4 11 (3.83%) IIS
4 11 (3.83%) Apache
4 11 (3.83%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.74%) Confluence
8 4 (1.39%) Tuxedo
8 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.05%) JBoss
9 3 (1.05%) Node.js
10 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.35%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 18 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (7.67%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (4.53%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (3.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.67%) SAN
2 17 (5.92%) HTTP
3 14 (4.88%) Internet
4 7 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 7 (2.44%) GPRS
4 7 (2.44%) FTP
5 6 (2.09%) SNMP
5 6 (2.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.09%) NAS
5 6 (2.09%) IPsec
6 4 (1.39%) AMQP
6 4 (1.39%) DNS
6 4 (1.39%) ATM
6 4 (1.39%) DHCP
7 3 (1.05%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.70%) Network Security
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.70%) DMZ
9 1 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (51.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 95 (33.10%) Oracle Database 10g
3 52 (18.12%) Oracle9i Database
4 49 (17.07%) SQL Server
5 48 (16.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 42 (14.63%) Oracle Reports
7 27 (9.41%) Relational Database
8 24 (8.36%) MySQL
9 23 (8.01%) RDBMS
9 23 (8.01%) Oracle Exadata
10 17 (5.92%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (5.23%) Oracle BI EE
11 15 (5.23%) DB2
12 14 (4.88%) Oracle Discoverer
13 12 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (2.79%) Essbase
17 6 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (2.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 36 (12.54%) Oracle Forms
2 15 (5.23%) JIRA
3 8 (2.79%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.79%) Maven
4 7 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (2.09%) ERwin
6 5 (1.74%) JMeter
6 5 (1.74%) Selenium
6 5 (1.74%) JUnit
6 5 (1.74%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.39%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.39%) Gradle
7 4 (1.39%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.39%) Toad
7 4 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.39%) Subversion
8 3 (1.05%) Xcode
8 3 (1.05%) Ant
General
1 68 (23.69%) Finance
2 17 (5.92%) Banking
3 16 (5.57%) Retail
4 2 (0.70%) Billing
4 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.70%) Back Office
4 2 (0.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.35%) Publishing
5 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (33.45%) Developer
2 92 (32.06%) DBA
3 81 (28.22%) Oracle DBA
4 61 (21.25%) Oracle Developer
5 30 (10.45%) Analyst
6 24 (8.36%) Architect
7 21 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 19 (6.62%) Administrator
9 15 (5.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 15 (5.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.88%) Senior DBA
11 10 (3.48%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.48%) Consultant
12 9 (3.14%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.14%) MySQL DBA
13 8 (2.79%) Senior MySQL DBA
13 8 (2.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 8 (2.79%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.59%) Middleware
2 37 (12.89%) J2EE
3 22 (7.67%) Web Services
4 21 (7.32%) XML
5 20 (6.97%) Oracle Fusion
6 19 (6.62%) WebSphere MQ
7 15 (5.23%) SOAP
7 15 (5.23%) .NET
8 14 (4.88%) HTML
9 12 (4.18%) XSLT
10 11 (3.83%) Spring
10 11 (3.83%) JSP
10 11 (3.83%) JMS
11 10 (3.48%) REST
12 7 (2.44%) WSDL
13 6 (2.09%) JDBC
13 6 (2.09%) Servlets
13 6 (2.09%) EJB
13 6 (2.09%) JSON
13 6 (2.09%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.23%) FlexPod
3 11 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.79%) Open Source
5 7 (2.44%) Smart Meter
6 6 (2.09%) HACMP
7 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.39%) Clustering
9 3 (1.05%) Life Science
9 3 (1.05%) Replication
9 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.70%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.35%) LIMS
11 1 (0.35%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.13%) Linux
2 56 (19.51%) UNIX
3 53 (18.47%) Windows
4 37 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (12.20%) Solaris
6 25 (8.71%) AIX
7 17 (5.92%) SUSE
8 16 (5.57%) HPUX
9 15 (5.23%) OS/400
9 15 (5.23%) zOS
10 7 (2.44%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.44%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.70%) Debian
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.35%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.91%) Performance Tuning
2 55 (19.16%) ITIL
3 37 (12.89%) Database Tuning
3 37 (12.89%) Capacity Management
4 36 (12.54%) Service Delivery
5 33 (11.50%) Mentoring
6 32 (11.15%) SOA
7 26 (9.06%) Business Continuity
8 22 (7.67%) Coaching
9 18 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (5.23%) Infrastructure Management
12 13 (4.53%) Scrum
12 13 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (4.53%) Change Management
13 12 (4.18%) Project Management
14 11 (3.83%) Data Modelling
14 11 (3.83%) Change Control
15 10 (3.48%) E-Commerce
15 10 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (40.42%) SQL
2 74 (25.78%) Java
3 65 (22.65%) PL/SQL
4 15 (5.23%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.79%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.44%) Python
6 7 (2.44%) XPath
7 6 (2.09%) VB
7 6 (2.09%) C#
8 5 (1.74%) Perl
8 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.39%) PHP
9 4 (1.39%) C
9 4 (1.39%) VB6
10 3 (1.05%) PeopleCode
10 3 (1.05%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.70%) VBA
11 2 (0.70%) C++
11 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.53%) Degree
3 12 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.74%) ISEB
5 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.70%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.35%) MCSD
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.23%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (19.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 27 (9.41%) Oracle RAC
3 25 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (6.97%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.23%) KVM
6 9 (3.14%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.79%) vSphere
8 7 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.09%) PowerHA
9 6 (2.09%) vCloud
9 6 (2.09%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 54 (18.82%) Data Guard
2 37 (12.89%) Foglight
3 17 (5.92%) Tivoli
4 7 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (2.09%) SCOM
5 6 (2.09%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.70%) Puppet
6 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.70%) SCCM
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 287 (100.00%) Oracle
2 42 (14.63%) VMware
3 41 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 38 (13.24%) Red Hat
5 37 (12.89%) Imperva
6 26 (9.06%) IBM
6 26 (9.06%) HP
7 20 (6.97%) NetApp
8 18 (6.27%) Cisco
9 17 (5.92%) Juniper
10 16 (5.57%) Symantec
11 15 (5.23%) CheckPoint
11 15 (5.23%) Brocade
11 15 (5.23%) BMC
11 15 (5.23%) CA
11 15 (5.23%) EMC
12 8 (2.79%) Hyperion
13 7 (2.44%) Informatica
13 7 (2.44%) Dell
14 6 (2.09%) SAP
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