The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 221 208 172
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 20 12 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.23% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.24% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 46
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Oracle DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6052 5079 5242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.25% 95.34% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5067 4447 4635
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Oracle DBA Salary Trend in the South West

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in the South West

Oracle DBA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Bristol +4 5 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Dorset -6 5 £75,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £45,000 -
Somerset - 3 £47,500 - 5
Devon -23 2 £52,500 +28.04% 1
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (90.63%) Oracle Database
3 19 (59.38%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (56.25%) SQL
5 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (40.63%) Data Guard
7 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
8 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (21.88%) Solaris
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (18.75%) Replication
10 6 (18.75%) Banking
10 6 (18.75%) Linux
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (18.75%) UNIX
11 5 (15.63%) Windows
11 5 (15.63%) SAN
11 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
11 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
11 5 (15.63%) Finance
11 5 (15.63%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (15.63%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (9.38%) Degree
13 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
13 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
13 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (90.63%) Oracle Database
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 6 (18.75%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Back Office
4 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Solaris
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) UNIX
3 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
1 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (9.38%) Coaching
3 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
3 2 (6.25%) Database Security
3 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) ERP
3 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) E-business
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) Korn
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) ION Trading
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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