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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 120 122 123
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 36 51 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 1.38% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.44% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 27
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £34,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Glasgow -3 26 £42,500 -8.60%
Edinburgh +12 8 £60,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £36,500 -
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 85 (100.00%) Oracle
1 85 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 54 (63.53%) Performance Tuning
2 54 (63.53%) SQL
3 52 (61.18%) Oracle RAC
4 45 (52.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 45 (52.94%) PL/SQL
5 43 (50.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 35 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 33 (38.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 31 (36.47%) UNIX
9 30 (35.29%) Data Guard
10 28 (32.94%) Linux
11 25 (29.41%) Oracle Certification
12 22 (25.88%) OCP
12 22 (25.88%) ITIL
13 19 (22.35%) Finance
13 19 (22.35%) Relational Database
14 18 (21.18%) Oracle Database 12c
14 18 (21.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 18 (21.18%) WebLogic
14 18 (21.18%) RDBMS
15 17 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 16 (18.82%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (18.82%) Oracle9i Database
16 16 (18.82%) Degree
17 14 (16.47%) Validation
18 13 (15.29%) Oracle Reports
19 12 (14.12%) Toad
19 12 (14.12%) Oracle EBS

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (21.18%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle Beehive
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Utilities
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) SAN
2 4 (4.71%) HTTP
3 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
3 2 (2.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 43 (50.59%) Oracle Database 10g
3 35 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 33 (38.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (22.35%) Relational Database
6 18 (21.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 18 (21.18%) RDBMS
7 16 (18.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 13 (15.29%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (12.94%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
11 7 (8.24%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (7.06%) TimesTen
12 6 (7.06%) MarkLogic
12 6 (7.06%) MySQL
13 4 (4.71%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (4.71%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (3.53%) BODI
15 2 (2.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Toad
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (2.35%) Middleware
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.71%) Clustering
4 3 (3.53%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.47%) UNIX
2 28 (32.94%) Linux
3 10 (11.76%) Solaris
4 9 (10.59%) Windows
5 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (25.88%) ITIL
3 16 (18.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (16.47%) Validation
5 10 (11.76%) Service Management
5 10 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 10 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
6 8 (9.41%) Migration
7 7 (8.24%) Data Protection
7 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.71%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.35%) SOA
11 2 (2.35%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 54 (63.53%) SQL
2 45 (52.94%) PL/SQL
3 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.06%) AWK
4 6 (7.06%) Bourne shell
4 6 (7.06%) sed
4 6 (7.06%) Perl
5 3 (3.53%) Java
6 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Oracle Certification
2 22 (25.88%) OCP
3 16 (18.82%) Degree
4 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (61.18%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.71%) Firmware
3 2 (2.35%) RACF
3 2 (2.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 45 (52.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 30 (35.29%) Data Guard
3 17 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.35%) Foglight
Vendors
1 85 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) Sybase
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
2 6 (7.06%) Vertica
2 6 (7.06%) MapR
3 2 (2.35%) Imperva
3 2 (2.35%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.18%) Sun