The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Oracle DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 643 488 409
Rank change year-on-year
-155 -79
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 280 578 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.53% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.55% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 164 485 665
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,725 £34,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Oracle DBA in the job title.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the UK.

Oracle DBA Salary Trend in the UK

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle DBA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -124 265 £47,500 -5.00% 21
London -19 95 £55,000 -4.34% 14
East of England +34 37 £31,250 -41.31% 3
South East -73 36 £50,750 +6.84%
North West -31 32 £45,000 -
Hampshire -22 25 £55,000 +4.76%
East Midlands +28 23 - - 1
City of London +25 23 £60,000 +9.09% 2
West Yorkshire +26 13 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire +15 13 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Merseyside -11 13 £47,500 +11.76%
Liverpool -13 13 £47,500 +11.76%
South West -18 10 £45,000 -
Wales -3 8 £42,500 +1.79% 1
Dorset +17 7 £45,000 -
Bournemouth +12 7 £45,000 -
Manchester -25 7 £40,000 -15.78%
Derbyshire +18 6 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 6 £40,000 +23.07%
North East +6 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Tyne and Wear +5 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Southampton +3 6 £47,500 -9.52%
Derby - 6 - -
Suffolk - 6 £31,250 - 1
Nottingham +10 5 - -
Nottinghamshire +7 5 - -
Berkshire -13 5 £40,000 -17.94%
West Midlands -15 5 £47,500 - 2
Stockport +5 4 £40,000 +6.66%
South Wales -1 4 £42,500 +1.79% 1

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Oracle DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 581 (100.00%) Oracle
2 521 (89.67%) Oracle Database
3 352 (60.59%) SQL
4 313 (53.87%) Oracle RAC
5 269 (46.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 266 (45.78%) SQL Server
7 263 (45.27%) Oracle Database 12c
8 255 (43.89%) Data Guard
9 247 (42.51%) Performance Tuning
10 224 (38.55%) Oracle RMAN
11 185 (31.84%) Relational Database
12 175 (30.12%) PL/SQL
13 171 (29.43%) RDBMS
14 159 (27.37%) Oracle Database 10g
15 143 (24.61%) Linux
16 140 (24.10%) Oracle EBS
17 136 (23.41%) Unix
18 128 (22.03%) Oracle Applications
19 117 (20.14%) Finance
20 114 (19.62%) WebLogic
21 100 (17.21%) High Availability
22 97 (16.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 88 (15.15%) Windows
24 87 (14.97%) Oracle EBS R12
25 83 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
26 82 (14.11%) AIX
27 81 (13.94%) Oracle9i Database
28 79 (13.60%) Shell Script
29 74 (12.74%) Oracle Exadata
30 73 (12.56%) Middleware

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 114 (19.62%) WebLogic
2 37 (6.37%) Oracle Coherence
3 13 (2.24%) Oracle Application Server
4 12 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.03%) SAS
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.17%) IIS
9 1 (0.17%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 33 (5.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 140 (24.10%) Oracle EBS
2 128 (22.03%) Oracle Applications
3 87 (14.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 71 (12.22%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (1.72%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.55%) SAN
2 8 (1.38%) NAS
3 4 (0.69%) Internet
4 3 (0.52%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) DHCP
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) HTTP
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (89.67%) Oracle Database
2 269 (46.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 266 (45.78%) SQL Server
4 263 (45.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 185 (31.84%) Relational Database
6 171 (29.43%) RDBMS
7 159 (27.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 81 (13.94%) Oracle9i Database
9 74 (12.74%) Oracle Exadata
10 61 (10.50%) Oracle Reports
11 45 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 44 (7.57%) MySQL
13 36 (6.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 29 (4.99%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
16 25 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (3.79%) MongoDB
19 17 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 16 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (3.79%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.03%) TortoiseSVN
3 5 (0.86%) JIRA
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.34%) JDeveloper
5 2 (0.34%) Subversion
5 2 (0.34%) Toad
6 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 117 (20.14%) Finance
2 46 (7.92%) Banking
3 6 (1.03%) Games
3 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 5 (0.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.69%) Publishing
5 4 (0.69%) Retail
6 3 (0.52%) Legal
7 2 (0.34%) Back Office
7 2 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.17%) Marketing
8 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (12.56%) Middleware
2 65 (11.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 54 (9.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (1.72%) JDBC
5 5 (0.86%) .NET
5 5 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (0.86%) Oracle Streams
6 4 (0.69%) Castor
7 3 (0.52%) XML
8 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.34%) Web Services
8 2 (0.34%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.17%) DCOM
9 1 (0.17%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.53%) Clustering
2 50 (8.61%) Replication
3 28 (4.82%) CMDB
4 25 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.72%) Statistics
7 7 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.86%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.86%) iPad
10 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.69%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.52%) Fintech
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Exalogic
12 2 (0.34%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.34%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.34%) Online Games
12 2 (0.34%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 143 (24.61%) Linux
2 136 (23.41%) Unix
3 88 (15.15%) Windows
4 82 (14.11%) AIX
5 69 (11.88%) Solaris
6 43 (7.40%) Windows Server
7 36 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.17%) CentOS
11 1 (0.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (42.51%) Performance Tuning
2 100 (17.21%) High Availability
3 59 (10.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 55 (9.47%) ITIL
5 51 (8.78%) Capacity Planning
6 38 (6.54%) SOA
7 32 (5.51%) Migration
8 30 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (4.30%) DevOps
9 25 (4.30%) Performance Monitoring
10 22 (3.79%) Data Migration
11 20 (3.44%) Virtual Environments
12 19 (3.27%) Database Security
12 19 (3.27%) Database Tuning
12 19 (3.27%) ETL
13 16 (2.75%) Change Management
13 16 (2.75%) Database Optimisation
13 16 (2.75%) Project Management
14 15 (2.58%) Asset Management
15 14 (2.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 352 (60.59%) SQL
2 175 (30.12%) PL/SQL
3 79 (13.60%) Shell Script
4 20 (3.44%) T-SQL
5 17 (2.93%) Java
6 10 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.20%) C
7 7 (1.20%) Python
8 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.69%) Perl
9 2 (0.34%) AWK
9 2 (0.34%) C#
9 2 (0.34%) C-shell
9 2 (0.34%) Korn
10 1 (0.17%) R
10 1 (0.17%) Ruby
10 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 66 (11.36%) OCP
3 45 (7.75%) Security Cleared
4 37 (6.37%) Degree
5 32 (5.51%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.55%) OCA
7 7 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.52%) HND
9 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.65%) SLA
2 7 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.03%) QA
4 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.52%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 313 (53.87%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (1.72%) Oracle Clusterware
5 7 (1.20%) Ceph
5 7 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.52%) Firmware
7 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 255 (43.89%) Data Guard
2 224 (38.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 97 (16.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (2.58%) Puppet
5 11 (1.89%) SCOM
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle Flashback
7 5 (0.86%) Ambari
7 5 (0.86%) Oracle ZFS
7 5 (0.86%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.17%) Ansible
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 581 (100.00%) Oracle
2 62 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.71%) Sybase
4 22 (3.79%) Retek
5 15 (2.58%) Red Hat
5 15 (2.58%) Veritas
6 14 (2.41%) VMware
7 12 (2.07%) Computacenter
8 10 (1.72%) IBM
8 10 (1.72%) SimCorp
8 10 (1.72%) Zerto
9 9 (1.55%) Teradata
10 8 (1.38%) Cognizant
10 8 (1.38%) NetApp
11 7 (1.20%) Informatica
11 7 (1.20%) Remedy
12 5 (0.86%) Netezza
13 4 (0.69%) EMC
13 4 (0.69%) Sun
14 3 (0.52%) SolarWinds
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