The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 147 120 148
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 16 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 1.30% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.36% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 8
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Oracle DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2827 2940 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1870 2113
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,575
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle DBA Salary Trend in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
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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
Glasgow -31 9 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh 0 4 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Fife - 2 £44,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 -
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 58 (100.00%) Oracle
2 57 (98.28%) Oracle Database
3 44 (75.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 41 (70.69%) SQL
5 39 (67.24%) Linux
6 33 (56.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 31 (53.45%) PL/SQL
8 29 (50.00%) Unix
9 25 (43.10%) Shell Script
10 23 (39.66%) Solaris
11 18 (31.03%) Windows
11 18 (31.03%) Oracle Application Server
11 18 (31.03%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (27.59%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (24.14%) Finance
13 14 (24.14%) ITIL
14 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
14 11 (18.97%) Data Guard
15 10 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (15.52%) RDBMS
16 9 (15.52%) Oracle9i Database
16 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
17 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
18 6 (10.34%) Service Management
18 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
19 5 (8.62%) Clustering
19 5 (8.62%) Retail
19 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 12c
19 5 (8.62%) High Availability
19 5 (8.62%) Performance Monitoring

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (31.03%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (98.28%) Oracle Database
2 44 (75.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 33 (56.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
5 9 (15.52%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (15.52%) RDBMS
5 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (8.62%) SQLPlus
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.72%) Big Data
8 1 (1.72%) BODI
8 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (3.45%) Toad
2 1 (1.72%) ERwin
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Linux
2 29 (50.00%) Unix
3 23 (39.66%) Solaris
4 18 (31.03%) Windows
5 5 (8.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 6 (10.34%) Service Management
4 5 (8.62%) High Availability
4 5 (8.62%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.72%) Line Management
8 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.72%) Migration
8 1 (1.72%) Open Source
8 1 (1.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (70.69%) SQL
2 31 (53.45%) PL/SQL
3 25 (43.10%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) OCP
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.72%) RACF
2 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (18.97%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.72%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Sun
4 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.72%) EMC
4 1 (1.72%) Veritas
4 1 (1.72%) VMware