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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 116 143 129
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 40 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.52% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33 6 12
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +25 15 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Edinburgh +12 14 £60,000 +9.09%
Highlands - 6 £60,000 -
Aberdeen +3 4 - -
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 86 (100.00%) Oracle
1 86 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 64 (74.42%) Oracle RAC
3 57 (66.28%) Performance Tuning
4 47 (54.65%) SQL
5 46 (53.49%) PL/SQL
6 41 (47.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 40 (46.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 34 (39.53%) Data Guard
9 29 (33.72%) SQL Server
9 29 (33.72%) WebLogic
10 27 (31.40%) Oracle Certification
11 26 (30.23%) Degree
12 25 (29.07%) OCP
13 24 (27.91%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (26.74%) Oracle EBS
15 22 (25.58%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (25.58%) Linux
16 21 (24.42%) UNIX
16 21 (24.42%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (20.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 16 (18.60%) Oracle Database 12c
19 14 (16.28%) Toad
19 14 (16.28%) Windows
20 13 (15.12%) SLA
20 13 (15.12%) Oracle BI EE
21 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
21 12 (13.95%) Shell Script
22 11 (12.79%) RDBMS
22 11 (12.79%) ITIL

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (33.72%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle Beehive
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) DNS
2 1 (1.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 40 (46.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 29 (33.72%) SQL Server
4 24 (27.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (24.42%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (18.60%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (15.12%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
9 11 (12.79%) RDBMS
10 10 (11.63%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (8.14%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (5.81%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (5.81%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 4 (4.65%) Oracle Discoverer
14 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
15 1 (1.16%) SQLPlus
15 1 (1.16%) BODI
15 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Toad
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Banking
2 1 (1.16%) Retail
2 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 7 (8.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.81%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.16%) Clustering
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Exalogic
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Linux
2 21 (24.42%) UNIX
3 14 (16.28%) Windows
4 7 (8.14%) AIX
5 6 (6.98%) Solaris
6 1 (1.16%) HPUX
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (66.28%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (25.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (12.79%) ITIL
4 10 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.30%) Validation
6 8 (9.30%) Migration
6 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.14%) Data Protection
7 7 (8.14%) SOA
8 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.81%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.81%) Service Management
9 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.49%) Database Tuning
10 3 (3.49%) Data Migration
11 2 (2.33%) High Availability
11 2 (2.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.65%) SQL
2 46 (53.49%) PL/SQL
3 12 (13.95%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.16%) Java
4 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) Oracle Certification
2 26 (30.23%) Degree
3 25 (29.07%) OCP
4 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (74.42%) Oracle RAC
2 41 (47.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (5.81%) Firmware
4 1 (1.16%) RACF
4 1 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 34 (39.53%) Data Guard
2 18 (20.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.33%) Imperva
4 1 (1.16%) Sun
4 1 (1.16%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
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