The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 500 439 391
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 460 641 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.58% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 385 533 585
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 7 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 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
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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
England -74 411 £55,000 +10.00% 43
London +26 210 £60,000 +4.34% 11
South East +3 98 £45,000 -13.46% 6
City of London +44 76 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Scotland +38 40 £45,000 -3.22% 6
Surrey -2 34 £45,000 -13.46% 2
North West +22 33 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Reading +25 28 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +22 28 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Yorkshire -36 23 £57,500 +43.75% 7
Glasgow +24 22 £45,000 -3.22% 3
Hampshire -27 22 £42,500 -19.04% 1
South West +3 20 £46,250 +2.77% 8
Edinburgh +14 16 £47,500 +1.06% 2
Manchester +8 15 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Midlands -31 12 £45,000 - 4
Reigate - 12 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +11 10 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Cheshire +2 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wiltshire -8 8 £45,000 - 3
Birmingham -24 8 £43,750 +12.90% 3
Redhill - 8 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire 0 7 £39,500 +36.20%
Portsmouth +23 6 £46,250 -3.64%
East of England -56 6 £52,500 +31.25%
Cumbria - 6 £27,500 - 2
Chippenham - 6 £44,500 - 1
Aldershot +3 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Bristol -14 5 £50,000 +20.48%

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 844 (100.00%) Oracle
2 828 (98.10%) Oracle Database
3 519 (61.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 498 (59.00%) Oracle RAC
5 434 (51.42%) SQL
6 418 (49.53%) Data Guard
7 366 (43.36%) Linux
8 360 (42.65%) Performance Tuning
9 322 (38.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 320 (37.91%) UNIX
11 309 (36.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 295 (34.95%) Finance
13 284 (33.65%) PL/SQL
14 278 (32.94%) SQL Server
15 209 (24.76%) Relational Database
16 205 (24.29%) Oracle EBS
17 187 (22.16%) RDBMS
18 185 (21.92%) Oracle Database 12c
19 166 (19.67%) Oracle Applications
19 166 (19.67%) WebLogic
20 148 (17.54%) Oracle EBS R12
21 146 (17.30%) Shell Script
22 136 (16.11%) ITIL
23 131 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
24 129 (15.28%) Oracle Certification
25 118 (13.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
26 116 (13.74%) Clustering
27 113 (13.39%) Red Hat
28 112 (13.27%) Middleware
29 106 (12.56%) OCP

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 166 (19.67%) WebLogic
2 62 (7.35%) Oracle Application Server
3 47 (5.57%) Oracle Coherence
4 28 (3.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (1.42%) Apache
6 10 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.07%) Oracle Spatial
8 8 (0.95%) IIS
9 7 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (0.71%) Oracle 10gAS
11 5 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.59%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle 9iAS
12 4 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.24%) Tuxedo
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.24%) JBoss
15 1 (0.12%) SAS
15 1 (0.12%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 27 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 205 (24.29%) Oracle EBS
2 166 (19.67%) Oracle Applications
3 148 (17.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (3.91%) Oracle 11i
5 21 (2.49%) Oracle ERP
6 18 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
7 13 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (1.42%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (1.07%) Oracle Utilities
10 8 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (0.59%) Hyperion Enterprise
13 4 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
15 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
15 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.07%) SaaS
2 7 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.08%) SAN
2 22 (2.61%) Internet
3 16 (1.90%) LDAP
3 16 (1.90%) DNS
4 12 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.42%) Firewall
5 9 (1.07%) WAN
6 8 (0.95%) NAS
7 6 (0.71%) LAN
7 6 (0.71%) SSL
8 5 (0.59%) VLAN
9 3 (0.36%) DMZ
9 3 (0.36%) HTTP
10 2 (0.24%) DHCP
10 2 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 828 (98.10%) Oracle Database
2 519 (61.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 309 (36.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 278 (32.94%) SQL Server
5 209 (24.76%) Relational Database
6 187 (22.16%) RDBMS
7 185 (21.92%) Oracle Database 12c
8 88 (10.43%) Oracle Exadata
9 80 (9.48%) Oracle BI EE
10 76 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 68 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
11 68 (8.06%) Oracle9i Database
12 62 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
13 41 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (4.03%) MySQL
15 32 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 28 (3.32%) SQLPlus
16 28 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 24 (2.84%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (3.55%) Toad
2 25 (2.96%) Oracle Forms
3 15 (1.78%) ProC
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.47%) Hudson
6 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.36%) JConsole
6 3 (0.36%) Ant
7 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 295 (34.95%) Finance
2 97 (11.49%) Banking
3 24 (2.84%) Financial Institution
4 18 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.01%) Retail
6 11 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.95%) Advertising
8 6 (0.71%) Law
9 4 (0.47%) Back Office
9 4 (0.47%) International Banking
10 3 (0.36%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.24%) Local Government
11 2 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) Marketing
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (13.27%) Middleware
2 81 (9.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 70 (8.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 35 (4.15%) JDBC
5 6 (0.71%) HTML
5 6 (0.71%) .NET
5 6 (0.71%) WebCenter
6 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle Streams
6 4 (0.47%) CGI
7 3 (0.36%) JRockit
7 3 (0.36%) JMS
8 2 (0.24%) J2EE
8 2 (0.24%) Velocity
9 1 (0.12%) OC4J
9 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 116 (13.74%) Clustering
2 86 (10.19%) Replication
3 36 (4.27%) Oracle Exalogic
4 35 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.61%) Derivative
6 21 (2.49%) Data Centre
7 18 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.90%) Kindle
9 15 (1.78%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.54%) Statistics
10 13 (1.54%) Public Cloud
11 8 (0.95%) CMDB
12 7 (0.83%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.59%) HACMP
13 5 (0.59%) User Experience
13 5 (0.59%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.47%) Online Banking
15 2 (0.24%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 366 (43.36%) Linux
2 320 (37.91%) UNIX
3 96 (11.37%) Windows
4 89 (10.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (9.60%) Solaris
6 41 (4.86%) AIX
7 22 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
8 20 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.54%) HPUX
10 11 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.59%) CentOS
11 5 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.47%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.24%) SUSE
13 2 (0.24%) Debian
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (42.65%) Performance Tuning
2 136 (16.11%) ITIL
3 131 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 78 (9.24%) High Availability
5 71 (8.41%) Database Tuning
6 67 (7.94%) SOA
7 65 (7.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 60 (7.11%) Migration
9 47 (5.57%) Change Management
9 47 (5.57%) Capacity Planning
10 44 (5.21%) ERP
11 42 (4.98%) Database Security
12 40 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (3.79%) Configuration Management
14 32 (3.79%) Performance Analysis
15 30 (3.55%) Service Delivery
15 30 (3.55%) ETL
15 30 (3.55%) Incident Management
16 26 (3.08%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 434 (51.42%) SQL
2 284 (33.65%) PL/SQL
3 146 (17.30%) Shell Script
4 75 (8.89%) Java
5 43 (5.09%) Perl
6 40 (4.74%) C
7 36 (4.27%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.78%) Bash Shell
9 14 (1.66%) sed
9 14 (1.66%) AWK
10 13 (1.54%) Python
11 12 (1.42%) Korn
12 10 (1.18%) Bourne shell
13 7 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.59%) Uniface
15 4 (0.47%) VBA
15 4 (0.47%) C#
15 4 (0.47%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 129 (15.28%) Oracle Certification
2 106 (12.56%) OCP
3 77 (9.12%) Security Cleared
4 70 (8.29%) Degree
5 48 (5.69%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.96%) HND
7 22 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.90%) IBM Certification
9 16 (1.90%) MCITP
10 8 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.24%) OCA
11 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.12%) MCP
12 1 (0.12%) MCSE
12 1 (0.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.91%) SLA
2 20 (2.37%) QA
3 16 (1.90%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 498 (59.00%) Oracle RAC
2 55 (6.52%) Oracle Clusterware
3 16 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.59%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.36%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.24%) Firmware
7 2 (0.24%) RACF
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 418 (49.53%) Data Guard
2 322 (38.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 118 (13.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 43 (5.09%) Oracle Flashback
5 12 (1.42%) Oracle ZFS
5 12 (1.42%) Foglight
5 12 (1.42%) Oracle Statspack
6 8 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (0.83%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.59%) Ansible
8 5 (0.59%) logstash
8 5 (0.59%) Unicenter
8 5 (0.59%) WSUS
8 5 (0.59%) SCCM
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.36%) Puppet
10 3 (0.36%) Legato
11 2 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.24%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 844 (100.00%) Oracle
2 113 (13.39%) Red Hat
3 74 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 51 (6.04%) VMware
5 47 (5.57%) IBM
6 39 (4.62%) NetApp
7 29 (3.44%) Hyperion
8 25 (2.96%) HP
9 23 (2.73%) EMC
10 21 (2.49%) SAP
11 16 (1.90%) Sun
12 11 (1.30%) Sybase
13 10 (1.18%) Veritas
13 10 (1.18%) Remedy
13 10 (1.18%) Imperva
14 9 (1.07%) CommVault
15 8 (0.95%) 3PAR
15 8 (0.95%) Vertica
15 8 (0.95%) MapR
16 7 (0.83%) Informatica
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Flexible Working
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Upto £60,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Ripon, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee, Angus
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £48,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago