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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 233 230 144
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -86
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 12 9 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.15% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 77
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,850 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
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
6066 5649 5489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.78% 95.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5079 4819 4887
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Somerset - 5 £47,500 -
Wiltshire -4 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 34 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (85.29%) Oracle Database
3 22 (64.71%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (55.88%) SQL
5 17 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (38.24%) Data Guard
7 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
8 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (20.59%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (20.59%) Solaris
11 6 (17.65%) Linux
11 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (17.65%) Banking
11 6 (17.65%) Replication
11 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
12 5 (14.71%) Degree
12 5 (14.71%) SAN
12 5 (14.71%) Finance
12 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
12 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (14.71%) ERP
12 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
12 5 (14.71%) UNIX
13 4 (11.76%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) Oracle Database
2 17 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 6 (17.65%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Solaris
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) UNIX
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (14.71%) ERP
2 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.76%) Database Security
4 3 (8.82%) E-business
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Data Transformation
5 2 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) Korn
3 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) ION Trading