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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 560 449 356
Rank change year-on-year
-111 -93
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 366 627 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.53% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.56% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 291 485 642
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -108 311 £54,250 +14.21% 34
London -9 165 £60,000 +11.62% 16
South East +30 74 £49,250 -1.50% 3
City of London +23 61 £60,000 +4.34% 7
Hampshire +10 36 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Scotland -6 36 £42,500 -8.60% 2
Glasgow -14 24 £42,500 -8.60% 1
Surrey +13 20 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire -23 17 £37,500 -6.25% 5
North West -61 17 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Wales - 11 £40,000 -
South Wales - 11 £40,000 -
Edinburgh +15 10 £56,250 +19.04% 1
Manchester -34 10 £43,000 +7.50% 1
West Midlands -42 10 £42,500 - 3
Southampton -11 9 £45,000 -16.27%
Reigate - 9 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire +6 8 £36,000 -28.00% 1
East Midlands +5 8 £36,000 -26.15% 1
Berkshire +1 8 £55,000 +18.15%
North East -3 8 £22,500 -44.09%
Nottingham -3 8 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 8 £22,500 -44.09%
Tyne and Wear -7 8 £22,500 -44.09%
Cardiff - 8 £40,000 -
Cheshire -6 7 £45,000 +9.75% 1
South Yorkshire -6 7 £37,500 +33.92% 3
East of England -32 7 £40,000 -
Harrow - 7 £47,500 -
Gosport +6 6 £50,000 -13.04%

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 792 (100.00%) Oracle
2 780 (98.48%) Oracle Database
3 473 (59.72%) Oracle RAC
4 436 (55.05%) SQL
5 399 (50.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 353 (44.57%) Data Guard
7 328 (41.41%) Linux
8 319 (40.28%) Oracle RMAN
9 312 (39.39%) Performance Tuning
10 290 (36.62%) PL/SQL
11 288 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
12 260 (32.83%) UNIX
13 237 (29.92%) SQL Server
14 214 (27.02%) Finance
15 161 (20.33%) Oracle EBS
16 149 (18.81%) WebLogic
17 148 (18.69%) Oracle Certification
18 133 (16.79%) Oracle Database 12c
19 132 (16.67%) Shell Script
20 131 (16.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 131 (16.54%) Relational Database
21 126 (15.91%) Windows
22 124 (15.66%) OCP
23 118 (14.90%) RDBMS
24 115 (14.52%) ITIL
24 115 (14.52%) Oracle Applications
24 115 (14.52%) Oracle EBS R12
25 101 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
26 98 (12.37%) Oracle Reports
27 95 (11.99%) Microsoft

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 149 (18.81%) WebLogic
2 33 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
3 26 (3.28%) Oracle Application Server
4 14 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
6 9 (1.14%) IIS
7 8 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.88%) JBoss
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle 10gAS
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle 9iAS
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.25%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle UPK
12 1 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 161 (20.33%) Oracle EBS
2 115 (14.52%) Oracle Applications
2 115 (14.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (2.02%) Oracle ERP
4 14 (1.77%) Oracle 11i
5 13 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.76%) Oracle Utilities
8 5 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.63%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.40%) SAN
2 17 (2.15%) Internet
3 12 (1.52%) LDAP
4 11 (1.39%) DNS
5 7 (0.88%) SSL
6 6 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.63%) LAN
7 5 (0.63%) WAN
8 4 (0.51%) HTTP
8 4 (0.51%) Firewall
8 4 (0.51%) DMZ
9 3 (0.38%) NAS
10 1 (0.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 780 (98.48%) Oracle Database
2 399 (50.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 288 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 237 (29.92%) SQL Server
5 133 (16.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 131 (16.54%) Relational Database
7 118 (14.90%) RDBMS
8 98 (12.37%) Oracle Reports
9 74 (9.34%) Oracle BI EE
10 67 (8.46%) Oracle Exadata
11 65 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 59 (7.45%) Oracle9i Database
13 55 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
14 48 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
15 43 (5.43%) Oracle Discoverer
16 40 (5.05%) MySQL
17 35 (4.42%) SQLPlus
18 32 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
19 31 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 24 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (4.42%) Toad
2 31 (3.91%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (1.52%) ProC
4 6 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.51%) Subversion
5 4 (0.51%) Ant
6 2 (0.25%) Maven
6 2 (0.25%) JIRA
6 2 (0.25%) Hudson
6 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.25%) JConsole
General
1 214 (27.02%) Finance
2 66 (8.33%) Banking
3 25 (3.16%) Retail
4 23 (2.90%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.63%) Advertising
7 5 (0.63%) Back Office
8 4 (0.51%) Games
8 4 (0.51%) Billing
8 4 (0.51%) International Banking
8 4 (0.51%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.25%) Law
10 2 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (11.49%) Middleware
2 67 (8.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 40 (5.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 26 (3.28%) JDBC
5 7 (0.88%) .NET
5 7 (0.88%) WebCenter
6 4 (0.51%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Streams
6 4 (0.51%) CGI
7 2 (0.25%) JRockit
7 2 (0.25%) HTML
7 2 (0.25%) JMS
7 2 (0.25%) OC4J
7 2 (0.25%) Java EE
7 2 (0.25%) COM
7 2 (0.25%) J2EE
8 1 (0.13%) Web Services
8 1 (0.13%) XML
8 1 (0.13%) XSL
8 1 (0.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.98%) Replication
2 80 (10.10%) Clustering
3 33 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.02%) Derivative
6 15 (1.89%) Statistics
6 15 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.64%) Oracle Exalogic
8 12 (1.52%) Kindle
9 11 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.26%) Physics
10 10 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.88%) CMDB
11 7 (0.88%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.63%) HACMP
12 5 (0.63%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.51%) Online Banking
14 3 (0.38%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 328 (41.41%) Linux
2 260 (32.83%) UNIX
3 126 (15.91%) Windows
4 68 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (7.70%) Solaris
6 39 (4.92%) HPUX
7 31 (3.91%) AIX
8 25 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.76%) SUSE
12 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.38%) VMS
14 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.13%) Debian
15 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (39.39%) Performance Tuning
2 115 (14.52%) ITIL
3 101 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 61 (7.70%) High Availability
5 52 (6.57%) Database Tuning
6 49 (6.19%) Migration
7 47 (5.93%) SOA
8 41 (5.18%) Performance Monitoring
9 40 (5.05%) Mentoring
10 37 (4.67%) Database Security
11 36 (4.55%) E-business
12 35 (4.42%) Change Management
12 35 (4.42%) Load Balancing
13 34 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
14 32 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (4.04%) ERP
15 29 (3.66%) Service Delivery
15 29 (3.66%) Performance Analysis
16 28 (3.54%) Database Mirroring
16 28 (3.54%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 436 (55.05%) SQL
2 290 (36.62%) PL/SQL
3 132 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 60 (7.58%) Java
5 56 (7.07%) Perl
6 45 (5.68%) T-SQL
7 26 (3.28%) C
8 17 (2.15%) Python
9 14 (1.77%) AWK
9 14 (1.77%) sed
10 13 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.52%) Bourne shell
11 12 (1.52%) Korn
12 5 (0.63%) COBOL
13 4 (0.51%) C#
13 4 (0.51%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.38%) VBScript
14 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.38%) VBA
14 3 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 148 (18.69%) Oracle Certification
2 124 (15.66%) OCP
3 89 (11.24%) Security Cleared
4 73 (9.22%) SC Cleared
5 68 (8.59%) Degree
6 33 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 17 (2.15%) HND
8 11 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.39%) IBM Certification
8 11 (1.39%) MCITP
9 10 (1.26%) OCA
10 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.05%) SLA
2 16 (2.02%) QA
3 12 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 473 (59.72%) Oracle RAC
2 45 (5.68%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (0.76%) Firmware
3 6 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.63%) PowerHA
4 5 (0.63%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.51%) OCFS2
6 3 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.38%) RACF
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 353 (44.57%) Data Guard
2 319 (40.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 131 (16.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 41 (5.18%) Oracle Flashback
5 11 (1.39%) Foglight
6 8 (1.01%) Oracle Statspack
6 8 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (0.76%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.63%) WSUS
8 5 (0.63%) SCCM
8 5 (0.63%) Unicenter
9 4 (0.51%) Legato
10 2 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.13%) Nagios
11 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 792 (100.00%) Oracle
2 95 (11.99%) Microsoft
3 89 (11.24%) Red Hat
4 47 (5.93%) Hyperion
5 39 (4.92%) VMware
6 26 (3.28%) IBM
7 21 (2.65%) HP
7 21 (2.65%) NetApp
8 18 (2.27%) EMC
9 15 (1.89%) SAP
10 12 (1.52%) Sybase
11 9 (1.14%) Siebel
11 9 (1.14%) Imperva
12 8 (1.01%) 3PAR
12 8 (1.01%) Sun
13 7 (0.88%) CommVault
13 7 (0.88%) Hitachi
14 6 (0.76%) Vertica
14 6 (0.76%) MapR
14 6 (0.76%) Remedy
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Vertical IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 48000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £42,500 to £47,500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IT People First
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + c10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + cash bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £73000 per annum + benefits, negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Upto £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago