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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 125 161 129
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 38 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 0.25% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.26% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 25
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £32,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2956 3452 3079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.57% 94.81% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1898 2241 2021
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +33 20 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +9 16 £51,250 +32.25%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 74 (100.00%) Oracle
1 74 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 51 (68.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (56.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 40 (54.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 39 (52.70%) SQL
6 33 (44.59%) SQL Server
6 33 (44.59%) UNIX
6 33 (44.59%) Linux
6 33 (44.59%) Oracle RAC
7 32 (43.24%) Relational Database
7 32 (43.24%) RDBMS
8 31 (41.89%) Finance
8 31 (41.89%) PL/SQL
9 30 (40.54%) Data Guard
10 27 (36.49%) ITIL
11 26 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (32.43%) Solaris
13 15 (20.27%) Middleware
13 15 (20.27%) Shell Script
14 14 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
14 14 (18.92%) AIX
14 14 (18.92%) WebLogic
14 14 (18.92%) Oracle9i Database
15 13 (17.57%) Oracle 11i
16 12 (16.22%) Oracle Fusion
16 12 (16.22%) Oracle EBS R12
17 10 (13.51%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (13.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 10 (13.51%) Windows

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 14 (18.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle 11i
3 12 (16.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) SAN
2 3 (4.05%) LDAP
2 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 51 (68.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 40 (54.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 33 (44.59%) SQL Server
5 32 (43.24%) Relational Database
5 32 (43.24%) RDBMS
6 14 (18.92%) Oracle9i Database
7 10 (13.51%) SQLPlus
8 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (9.46%) MySQL
10 5 (6.76%) MarkLogic
10 5 (6.76%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (6.76%) TimesTen
10 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
11 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (4.05%) BODI
12 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
12 2 (2.70%) Big Data
13 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Toad
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (41.89%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) Middleware
2 12 (16.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.35%) Replication
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) UNIX
1 33 (44.59%) Linux
2 24 (32.43%) Solaris
3 14 (18.92%) AIX
4 10 (13.51%) Windows
4 10 (13.51%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) ITIL
2 26 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
4 8 (10.81%) Service Management
5 6 (8.11%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.76%) ERP
6 5 (6.76%) Validation
7 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.05%) SOA
8 3 (4.05%) Migration
8 3 (4.05%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.70%) CRM
9 2 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.70%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.35%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) SQL
2 31 (41.89%) PL/SQL
3 15 (20.27%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.11%) Perl
5 5 (6.76%) AWK
5 5 (6.76%) Bourne shell
5 5 (6.76%) sed
6 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.05%) Java
8 1 (1.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (9.46%) OCP
3 3 (4.05%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (44.59%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.70%) RACF
3 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 42 (56.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 30 (40.54%) Data Guard
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Sybase
3 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.76%) Vertica
3 5 (6.76%) MapR
4 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.70%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.35%) Google