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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 493 413 381
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 474 692 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.59% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.63% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 394 581 609
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -74 428 £52,500 +5.00% 57
London -31 191 £60,000 +9.09% 23
South East -14 99 £45,000 -10.00% 12
City of London +16 64 £60,000 +9.09% 7
North West +28 46 £42,500 - 3
Scotland +35 38 £45,000 +38.46% 1
South West -1 28 £45,000 - 8
Yorkshire -52 27 £57,500 +43.75% 8
Berkshire +31 26 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Reading +23 26 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Surrey -18 25 £45,000 -13.46%
Glasgow +30 21 £45,000 - 1
Manchester +16 20 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hampshire -41 20 £41,625 -13.28% 4
Edinburgh +7 15 £52,500 +61.53%
West Midlands -33 15 £45,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +10 12 £58,750 +36.62% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £47,500 -5.00%
Wiltshire -2 11 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands -5 11 £35,500 -16.47% 1
Cumbria - 10 £27,500 -
Derbyshire -2 9 £32,000 -41.81% 1
Chesterfield -3 9 £32,000 -41.81% 1
Birmingham -9 9 £42,500 +6.25%
West Yorkshire -46 9 £50,000 +17.64% 5
East of England -49 9 £52,500 +31.25%
Bournemouth +8 8 - -
Dorset +7 8 - -
Chippenham - 8 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex +22 7 £50,000 -9.09%

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 838 (100.00%) Oracle
2 813 (97.02%) Oracle Database
3 526 (62.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 487 (58.11%) Oracle RAC
5 426 (50.84%) Data Guard
6 407 (48.57%) SQL
7 392 (46.78%) Linux
8 348 (41.53%) Performance Tuning
9 322 (38.42%) Oracle RMAN
10 319 (38.07%) UNIX
11 286 (34.13%) Finance
12 284 (33.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 270 (32.22%) PL/SQL
14 254 (30.31%) SQL Server
15 246 (29.36%) Relational Database
16 231 (27.57%) Oracle EBS
17 214 (25.54%) RDBMS
18 206 (24.58%) Oracle Database 12c
19 198 (23.63%) WebLogic
20 189 (22.55%) Oracle Applications
21 154 (18.38%) Oracle EBS R12
22 134 (15.99%) Shell Script
23 132 (15.75%) Oracle Certification
24 131 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
25 130 (15.51%) ITIL
26 126 (15.04%) Middleware
27 118 (14.08%) Red Hat
28 115 (13.72%) Clustering
29 111 (13.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
29 111 (13.25%) Oracle Exadata

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 198 (23.63%) WebLogic
2 75 (8.95%) Oracle Application Server
3 35 (4.18%) Oracle Coherence
4 34 (4.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.43%) Apache
7 8 (0.95%) Oracle 10gAS
8 7 (0.84%) Oracle Spatial
9 6 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.48%) Oracle 9iAS
11 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.48%) JBoss
12 3 (0.36%) IIS
12 3 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.24%) Tuxedo
14 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 231 (27.57%) Oracle EBS
2 189 (22.55%) Oracle Applications
3 154 (18.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 43 (5.13%) Oracle 11i
5 14 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
6 13 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (1.31%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.95%) Oracle Utilities
10 7 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (0.48%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
13 3 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
14 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Enterprise
15 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
15 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
15 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
15 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.31%) SaaS
2 8 (0.95%) PaaS
2 8 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.98%) SAN
2 20 (2.39%) Internet
3 13 (1.55%) Firewall
3 13 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.55%) DNS
4 11 (1.31%) LDAP
5 8 (0.95%) WAN
6 7 (0.84%) NAS
7 5 (0.60%) VLAN
7 5 (0.60%) LAN
8 3 (0.36%) SSL
8 3 (0.36%) HTTP
9 2 (0.24%) Intranet
10 1 (0.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 813 (97.02%) Oracle Database
2 526 (62.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 284 (33.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 254 (30.31%) SQL Server
5 246 (29.36%) Relational Database
6 214 (25.54%) RDBMS
7 206 (24.58%) Oracle Database 12c
8 111 (13.25%) Oracle Exadata
9 93 (11.10%) Oracle BI EE
10 71 (8.47%) Oracle9i Database
11 59 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 49 (5.85%) SQL Server 2005
13 46 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
14 45 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
15 34 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
16 33 (3.94%) MySQL
17 30 (3.58%) OLTP
18 28 (3.34%) SQLPlus
19 26 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 23 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (2.86%) Toad
2 22 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (1.55%) ProC
4 6 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (0.60%) Hudson
6 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.48%) ERwin
7 3 (0.36%) Ant
7 3 (0.36%) JConsole
8 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 286 (34.13%) Finance
2 97 (11.58%) Banking
3 22 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 20 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.03%) Retail
6 11 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.72%) Law
9 5 (0.60%) Advertising
10 4 (0.48%) International Banking
11 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (15.04%) Middleware
2 95 (11.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 80 (9.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 26 (3.10%) JDBC
5 7 (0.84%) WebCenter
6 5 (0.60%) HTML
6 5 (0.60%) .NET
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle Streams
8 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.36%) JRockit
8 3 (0.36%) JMS
9 2 (0.24%) CGI
9 2 (0.24%) J2EE
9 2 (0.24%) Velocity
10 1 (0.12%) Web Services
10 1 (0.12%) XML
10 1 (0.12%) XSD
10 1 (0.12%) XSLT
10 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.12%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 115 (13.72%) Clustering
2 69 (8.23%) Replication
3 53 (6.32%) Oracle Exalogic
4 39 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (3.94%) Data Structures
6 26 (3.10%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.03%) Derivative
10 14 (1.67%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.43%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.43%) Kindle
12 9 (1.07%) CMDB
13 8 (0.95%) Statistics
14 5 (0.60%) HACMP
14 5 (0.60%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.60%) User Experience
15 4 (0.48%) Online Banking
15 4 (0.48%) Mainframe
16 2 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 392 (46.78%) Linux
2 319 (38.07%) UNIX
3 93 (11.10%) Windows
3 93 (11.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 92 (10.98%) Solaris
5 48 (5.73%) AIX
6 23 (2.74%) Oracle Linux
7 16 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.19%) HPUX
9 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.60%) CentOS
10 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.36%) SUSE
11 3 (0.36%) Debian
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (41.53%) Performance Tuning
2 131 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 130 (15.51%) ITIL
4 84 (10.02%) SOA
5 63 (7.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 60 (7.16%) Capacity Planning
6 60 (7.16%) High Availability
7 59 (7.04%) Database Tuning
8 55 (6.56%) Change Management
8 55 (6.56%) Migration
9 51 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (4.53%) ERP
12 32 (3.82%) Configuration Management
13 31 (3.70%) Incident Management
13 31 (3.70%) Problem Management
13 31 (3.70%) Database Security
14 29 (3.46%) Performance Analysis
15 28 (3.34%) ETL
16 27 (3.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 407 (48.57%) SQL
2 270 (32.22%) PL/SQL
3 134 (15.99%) Shell Script
4 66 (7.88%) Java
5 43 (5.13%) Perl
6 37 (4.42%) C
7 29 (3.46%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.91%) Bash Shell
9 15 (1.79%) sed
9 15 (1.79%) AWK
10 14 (1.67%) Python
10 14 (1.67%) Korn
11 10 (1.19%) Bourne shell
12 8 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.60%) Uniface
14 3 (0.36%) Jython
14 3 (0.36%) VBA
14 3 (0.36%) C#
14 3 (0.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 132 (15.75%) Oracle Certification
2 99 (11.81%) OCP
3 92 (10.98%) Security Cleared
4 66 (7.88%) Degree
5 54 (6.44%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.39%) HND
7 18 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (2.03%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.43%) MCITP
9 12 (1.43%) IBM Certification
10 9 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.36%) OCA
12 1 (0.12%) MCSE
12 1 (0.12%) MCSA
12 1 (0.12%) MOS
12 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.06%) SLA
2 19 (2.27%) QA
3 12 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) EMIR
7 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 487 (58.11%) Oracle RAC
2 54 (6.44%) Oracle Clusterware
3 15 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.60%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.36%) Firmware
6 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.24%) RACF
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 426 (50.84%) Data Guard
2 322 (38.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 111 (13.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 36 (4.30%) Oracle Flashback
5 14 (1.67%) Oracle Statspack
6 12 (1.43%) Oracle ZFS
7 9 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.84%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.60%) Ansible
9 5 (0.60%) logstash
10 3 (0.36%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.36%) Puppet
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.36%) Foglight
11 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.24%) WSUS
11 2 (0.24%) SCCM
11 2 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.24%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 838 (100.00%) Oracle
2 118 (14.08%) Red Hat
3 74 (8.83%) Microsoft
4 50 (5.97%) VMware
5 42 (5.01%) IBM
6 38 (4.53%) NetApp
7 23 (2.74%) HP
7 23 (2.74%) EMC
8 21 (2.51%) Sun
9 20 (2.39%) SAP
9 20 (2.39%) Hyperion
10 12 (1.43%) CommVault
11 10 (1.19%) Sybase
11 10 (1.19%) Veritas
12 8 (0.95%) Remedy
13 7 (0.84%) Vertica
13 7 (0.84%) MapR
13 7 (0.84%) Informatica
14 6 (0.72%) EnterpriseDB
15 5 (0.60%) 3PAR
Crawley, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £36000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Great benefits and Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 42,000 and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ripon, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 37,000 + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36491 - £50510 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago