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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 471 398 369
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 496 731 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.67% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 405 617 606
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -75 436 £50,000 +3.09% 27
London -90 144 £60,000 +9.09% 11
South East -24 110 £42,500 -12.37% 3
North West +27 66 £45,000 - 6
City of London -10 40 £55,000 - 4
Scotland +18 37 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Hampshire -22 35 £45,000 -6.25% 1
Manchester +20 32 £45,000 - 2
South West 0 31 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire -38 31 £50,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +32 21 £42,500 -29.16%
Glasgow +13 18 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands -22 18 £47,500 +7.95% 1
East Midlands +23 17 £32,000 -31.55%
Cumbria - 17 £32,500 - 2
Reading +25 16 £50,000 -16.66%
Edinburgh 0 16 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Chesterfield +7 15 £27,500 -50.00%
Derbyshire -1 15 £27,500 -50.00%
West Yorkshire -35 15 £50,000 +25.00%
Surrey -10 14 £45,000 -4.25% 1
East of England -31 14 £55,000 +30.95% 1
East Sussex +24 13 £50,000 -13.04%
Brighton +22 13 £50,000 -13.04%
Kent - 13 £35,000 -
Portsmouth +16 10 £43,750 -8.85%
Wiltshire +9 10 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +6 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North Yorkshire -4 9 £57,500 +33.72%
Banbury - 9 £32,500 -

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 906 (100.00%) Oracle
2 875 (96.58%) Oracle Database
3 570 (62.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 507 (55.96%) Oracle RAC
5 441 (48.68%) Data Guard
6 426 (47.02%) SQL
7 405 (44.70%) Linux
8 372 (41.06%) Performance Tuning
9 349 (38.52%) Oracle RMAN
10 329 (36.31%) UNIX
11 289 (31.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 280 (30.91%) Relational Database
13 276 (30.46%) PL/SQL
14 269 (29.69%) Finance
15 255 (28.15%) Oracle EBS
16 250 (27.59%) SQL Server
17 238 (26.27%) Oracle Database 12c
18 236 (26.05%) WebLogic
19 230 (25.39%) RDBMS
20 222 (24.50%) Oracle Applications
21 160 (17.66%) Oracle EBS R12
22 151 (16.67%) Shell Script
23 142 (15.67%) Oracle Certification
24 140 (15.45%) Middleware
25 137 (15.12%) Disaster Recovery
26 134 (14.79%) ITIL
27 129 (14.24%) Oracle Exadata
28 122 (13.47%) Security Cleared
29 117 (12.91%) Clustering
30 116 (12.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 236 (26.05%) WebLogic
2 88 (9.71%) Oracle Application Server
3 35 (3.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (2.87%) Oracle Coherence
5 25 (2.76%) Apache
6 14 (1.55%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.77%) Oracle 10gAS
7 7 (0.77%) Oracle Spatial
8 5 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.55%) JBoss
8 5 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.55%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle 9iAS
10 2 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.22%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.22%) IIS
10 2 (0.22%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 255 (28.15%) Oracle EBS
2 222 (24.50%) Oracle Applications
3 160 (17.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 54 (5.96%) Oracle 11i
5 14 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
6 13 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (1.21%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.88%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
10 7 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle Utilities
13 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
14 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (1.32%) SaaS
2 11 (1.21%) PaaS
3 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.43%) Internet
2 21 (2.32%) SAN
3 14 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.55%) Firewall
4 12 (1.32%) DNS
4 12 (1.32%) LDAP
5 7 (0.77%) NAS
6 6 (0.66%) HTTP
7 5 (0.55%) VLAN
7 5 (0.55%) WAN
8 3 (0.33%) SSL
9 2 (0.22%) Intranet
9 2 (0.22%) LAN
10 1 (0.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 875 (96.58%) Oracle Database
2 570 (62.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 289 (31.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 280 (30.91%) Relational Database
5 250 (27.59%) SQL Server
6 238 (26.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 230 (25.39%) RDBMS
8 129 (14.24%) Oracle Exadata
9 108 (11.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 86 (9.49%) Oracle9i Database
11 64 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
12 50 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 44 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
14 38 (4.19%) Oracle Reports
15 36 (3.97%) OLTP
16 35 (3.86%) MySQL
17 27 (2.98%) SQLPlus
18 25 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
19 24 (2.65%) Oracle Discoverer
20 22 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (3.86%) Oracle Forms
2 26 (2.87%) Toad
3 10 (1.10%) ProC
4 8 (0.88%) Hudson
5 7 (0.77%) ERwin
6 6 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.33%) JConsole
8 3 (0.33%) Ant
9 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 269 (29.69%) Finance
2 106 (11.70%) Banking
3 27 (2.98%) Retail
4 21 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 9 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.66%) Advertising
8 5 (0.55%) Games
8 5 (0.55%) Law
8 5 (0.55%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.44%) International Banking
10 1 (0.11%) Marketing
10 1 (0.11%) Local Government
10 1 (0.11%) Legal
10 1 (0.11%) Back Office
10 1 (0.11%) Electronics
10 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (15.45%) Middleware
2 101 (11.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 85 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 19 (2.10%) JDBC
5 14 (1.55%) XML
6 5 (0.55%) HTML
6 5 (0.55%) .NET
6 5 (0.55%) WebCenter
7 4 (0.44%) Oracle Streams
8 3 (0.33%) JRockit
8 3 (0.33%) JMS
8 3 (0.33%) Web Services
9 2 (0.22%) J2EE
9 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.22%) Velocity
10 1 (0.11%) JPA
10 1 (0.11%) OC4J
10 1 (0.11%) CGI
10 1 (0.11%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 117 (12.91%) Clustering
2 68 (7.51%) Replication
3 64 (7.06%) Oracle Exalogic
4 60 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (5.63%) Data Structures
6 39 (4.30%) Computer Science
7 37 (4.08%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.66%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.55%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.32%) Derivative
12 10 (1.10%) Kindle
13 9 (0.99%) CMDB
14 7 (0.77%) Statistics
15 5 (0.55%) User Experience
16 4 (0.44%) Online Banking
16 4 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
17 3 (0.33%) HACMP
17 3 (0.33%) Mainframe
17 3 (0.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 405 (44.70%) Linux
2 329 (36.31%) UNIX
3 107 (11.81%) Windows
3 107 (11.81%) Solaris
4 77 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (5.74%) AIX
6 24 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
7 15 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.55%) CentOS
9 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.55%) HPUX
10 4 (0.44%) SUSE
10 4 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.33%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Android
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (41.06%) Performance Tuning
2 137 (15.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 134 (14.79%) ITIL
4 100 (11.04%) SOA
5 78 (8.61%) Capacity Planning
6 73 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 72 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (6.73%) Change Management
9 60 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
10 59 (6.51%) Migration
11 54 (5.96%) Database Tuning
12 48 (5.30%) High Availability
13 39 (4.30%) ERP
14 38 (4.19%) Incident Management
15 33 (3.64%) Problem Management
16 32 (3.53%) Configuration Management
17 31 (3.42%) Mentoring
18 30 (3.31%) Change Control
19 29 (3.20%) ETL
20 27 (2.98%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 426 (47.02%) SQL
2 276 (30.46%) PL/SQL
3 151 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 53 (5.85%) Java
5 44 (4.86%) Perl
6 30 (3.31%) C
7 23 (2.54%) Korn
8 21 (2.32%) T-SQL
9 15 (1.66%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.32%) sed
10 12 (1.32%) AWK
10 12 (1.32%) Python
11 7 (0.77%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.77%) Bourne shell
12 5 (0.55%) Uniface
13 3 (0.33%) Jython
13 3 (0.33%) C#
13 3 (0.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (0.22%) VBA
15 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 142 (15.67%) Oracle Certification
2 122 (13.47%) Security Cleared
3 105 (11.59%) OCP
4 76 (8.39%) SC Cleared
5 71 (7.84%) Degree
6 24 (2.65%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.77%) HND
7 16 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.10%) MCITP
8 10 (1.10%) IBM Certification
9 8 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.66%) OCA
11 2 (0.22%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.11%) RHCE
12 1 (0.11%) MCSE
12 1 (0.11%) MCSA
12 1 (0.11%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.42%) SLA
2 16 (1.77%) QA
3 12 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 507 (55.96%) Oracle RAC
2 45 (4.97%) Oracle Clusterware
3 15 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.44%) Firmware
5 3 (0.33%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.11%) RACF
7 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 441 (48.68%) Data Guard
2 349 (38.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 116 (12.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 28 (3.09%) Oracle Flashback
5 15 (1.66%) Oracle Statspack
6 12 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
8 7 (0.77%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.55%) Ansible
9 5 (0.55%) logstash
10 4 (0.44%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.44%) Puppet
11 3 (0.33%) Foglight
12 2 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.11%) Nagios
13 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
13 1 (0.11%) Dollar Universe
13 1 (0.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 906 (100.00%) Oracle
2 99 (10.93%) Red Hat
3 97 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 45 (4.97%) VMware
5 42 (4.64%) IBM
6 32 (3.53%) NetApp
7 27 (2.98%) Sun
8 20 (2.21%) SAP
9 19 (2.10%) EMC
10 18 (1.99%) Hyperion
11 14 (1.55%) HP
12 10 (1.10%) Remedy
12 10 (1.10%) Veritas
13 9 (0.99%) Siebel
14 8 (0.88%) CommVault
15 7 (0.77%) Sybase
16 6 (0.66%) Informatica
16 6 (0.66%) Pegasus
16 6 (0.66%) Red Gate
16 6 (0.66%) EnterpriseDB
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TFL
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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Cumbria
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Salary: Benefits + Overtime + On Call Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens - health, pens + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Overtime
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Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + superb benefits
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City, London
iKonnect
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on experience plus bens
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