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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 411 430 392
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 667 590 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.57% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 575 482 580
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
107943 103220 105048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89300 85015 89847
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 20 November 2014 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 20 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 605 £50,000 - 29
London +16 246 £60,000 +9.09% 14
South East +28 136 £48,000 +1.05% 4
Hampshire +64 94 £48,000 +7.26% 1
City of London +30 71 £55,000 -4.34% 5
North West +12 68 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Yorkshire -23 57 £40,000 -4.76% 7
West Midlands +14 56 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Scotland +17 45 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Cheshire +23 39 £53,500 +14.78%
Manchester -15 29 £50,250 +18.23% 2
Portsmouth - 28 £48,000 -
East of England -35 26 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds -11 25 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Yorkshire -17 25 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North Yorkshire +14 22 £43,000 +1.17% 3
Edinburgh +7 20 £60,000 -
Solihull +11 19 £55,000 - 1
Surrey -22 17 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Camberley - 15 £42,500 - 2
Berkshire +17 14 £60,000 - 1
South West -15 14 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Birmingham -19 14 £42,500 +6.25%
North East -5 13 £42,500 +19.71%
Tyne and Wear -2 12 £40,000 +6.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 12 £40,000 +6.66%
Bracknell -10 12 £60,000 -
Glasgow +11 11 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Aldershot - 11 £25,000 -
York - 11 £43,000 -

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 1383 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1327 (95.95%) Oracle Database
3 815 (58.93%) Oracle RAC
4 805 (58.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 691 (49.96%) Data Guard
6 597 (43.17%) SQL
7 549 (39.70%) Oracle RMAN
8 547 (39.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 521 (37.67%) Linux
10 473 (34.20%) Performance Tuning
11 451 (32.61%) PL/SQL
12 450 (32.54%) UNIX
13 390 (28.20%) SQL Server
14 364 (26.32%) WebLogic
15 359 (25.96%) Finance
16 356 (25.74%) Oracle EBS
17 281 (20.32%) Oracle Applications
17 281 (20.32%) Oracle EBS R12
18 269 (19.45%) Windows
19 227 (16.41%) Shell Script
20 214 (15.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 209 (15.11%) Relational Database
22 202 (14.61%) RDBMS
23 199 (14.39%) Security Cleared
24 196 (14.17%) Oracle BI EE
25 175 (12.65%) Middleware
25 175 (12.65%) Oracle Database 12c
26 168 (12.15%) Oracle Exadata
27 167 (12.08%) Oracle Fusion
28 158 (11.42%) Replication

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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
1 364 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 66 (4.77%) Oracle Application Server
3 50 (3.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 36 (2.60%) JBoss
5 17 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
6 16 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.08%) Oracle 10gAS
8 13 (0.94%) Oracle UPK
9 10 (0.72%) Apache
10 7 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (0.36%) Oracle Beehive
12 1 (0.072%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.072%) Oracle 9iAS
12 1 (0.072%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.072%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.072%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 356 (25.74%) Oracle EBS
2 281 (20.32%) Oracle Applications
2 281 (20.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 65 (4.70%) Oracle 11i
4 24 (1.74%) Oracle Financials
5 20 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
6 17 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
6 17 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 17 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.43%) HFM
9 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.072%) assyst
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 92 (6.65%) SAN
2 30 (2.17%) Internet
2 30 (2.17%) iSCSI
3 12 (0.87%) Firewall
4 10 (0.72%) NAS
5 8 (0.58%) DNS
5 8 (0.58%) HTTP
6 6 (0.43%) LDAP
7 5 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.22%) SSL
8 3 (0.22%) DHCP
9 2 (0.14%) InfiniBand
9 2 (0.14%) DAB
9 2 (0.14%) LAN
9 2 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1327 (95.95%) Oracle Database
2 805 (58.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 547 (39.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 390 (28.20%) SQL Server
5 209 (15.11%) Relational Database
6 202 (14.61%) RDBMS
7 196 (14.17%) Oracle BI EE
8 175 (12.65%) Oracle Database 12c
9 168 (12.15%) Oracle Exadata
10 145 (10.48%) Oracle Reports
11 142 (10.27%) Oracle Discoverer
12 125 (9.04%) Oracle9i Database
13 92 (6.65%) SQLPlus
14 81 (5.86%) MySQL
15 80 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
16 63 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
17 61 (4.41%) Essbase
18 53 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
19 40 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 40 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (4.63%) Oracle Forms
2 36 (2.60%) Toad
3 16 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (0.87%) Maven
4 12 (0.87%) JIRA
4 12 (0.87%) Ant
5 7 (0.51%) ClearCase
5 7 (0.51%) Mercurial
5 7 (0.51%) Subversion
6 5 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.36%) ProC
7 1 (0.072%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.072%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.072%) JConsole
7 1 (0.072%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 359 (25.96%) Finance
2 91 (6.58%) Banking
3 47 (3.40%) Retail
4 36 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 13 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 12 (0.87%) Games
8 9 (0.65%) Law
9 6 (0.43%) Back Office
10 4 (0.29%) Electronics
10 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.14%) Marketing
12 2 (0.14%) Military
13 1 (0.072%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.072%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.072%) Advertising
13 1 (0.072%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (12.65%) Middleware
2 167 (12.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 23 (1.66%) .NET
4 21 (1.52%) J2EE
5 20 (1.45%) WebCenter
6 12 (0.87%) Java EE
7 9 (0.65%) Oracle Streams
8 8 (0.58%) JDBC
8 8 (0.58%) XML
9 5 (0.36%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.29%) COM
11 1 (0.072%) ODBC
11 1 (0.072%) JRockit
11 1 (0.072%) Web Services
11 1 (0.072%) ISPF
11 1 (0.072%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 158 (11.42%) Replication
2 130 (9.40%) Clustering
3 43 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (2.24%) Oracle Exalogic
5 26 (1.88%) N-Tier
6 24 (1.74%) Statistics
7 20 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 12 (0.87%) Spread Betting
9 10 (0.72%) Visualisation
10 9 (0.65%) HACMP
11 8 (0.58%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.51%) VAX
12 7 (0.51%) Social Media
13 6 (0.43%) Kindle
13 6 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (0.29%) Thin Client
15 4 (0.29%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.29%) Fat Client
16 3 (0.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 521 (37.67%) Linux
2 450 (32.54%) UNIX
3 269 (19.45%) Windows
4 152 (10.99%) Solaris
5 83 (6.00%) AIX
6 66 (4.77%) HPUX
7 56 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
10 22 (1.59%) SUSE
11 19 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.51%) VMS
14 1 (0.072%) zOS
14 1 (0.072%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (34.20%) Performance Tuning
2 156 (11.28%) ITIL
3 131 (9.47%) SOA
4 118 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 92 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
6 80 (5.78%) Mentoring
7 77 (5.57%) Incident Management
8 75 (5.42%) Database Tuning
9 63 (4.56%) Migration
10 57 (4.12%) Load Balancing
11 53 (3.83%) E-business
12 52 (3.76%) High Availability
12 52 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
13 51 (3.69%) E-Commerce
14 45 (3.25%) Capacity Management
15 43 (3.11%) Change Management
16 42 (3.04%) Performance Monitoring
17 40 (2.89%) Capacity Planning
18 38 (2.75%) ERP
19 37 (2.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 597 (43.17%) SQL
2 451 (32.61%) PL/SQL
3 227 (16.41%) Shell Script
4 62 (4.48%) Perl
5 48 (3.47%) T-SQL
6 34 (2.46%) Java
7 19 (1.37%) Bash Shell
8 18 (1.30%) Python
9 12 (0.87%) C
9 12 (0.87%) sed
9 12 (0.87%) AWK
9 12 (0.87%) Korn
9 12 (0.87%) Bourne shell
10 5 (0.36%) C#
11 4 (0.29%) COBOL
12 3 (0.22%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.072%) PHP
13 1 (0.072%) REXX
Qualifications
1 199 (14.39%) Security Cleared
2 149 (10.77%) Oracle Certification
3 120 (8.68%) SC Cleared
4 109 (7.88%) OCP
5 84 (6.07%) Degree
6 76 (5.50%) DV Cleared
7 30 (2.17%) OCA
8 19 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.58%) ACCA
9 8 (0.58%) CIMA
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.89%) SLA
2 10 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.36%) QA
5 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.072%) JSP 440
System Software
1 815 (58.93%) Oracle RAC
2 549 (39.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (1.23%) Firmware
4 9 (0.65%) PowerHA
5 8 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.36%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.072%) RACF
Systems Management
1 691 (49.96%) Data Guard
2 214 (15.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 44 (3.18%) Foglight
4 23 (1.66%) Oracle Identity Management
5 15 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 12 (0.87%) HP SIM
7 10 (0.72%) Oracle Statspack
8 7 (0.51%) Puppet
8 7 (0.51%) Ansible
9 3 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.072%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.072%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.072%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.072%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1383 (100.00%) Oracle
2 127 (9.18%) Red Hat
3 119 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 70 (5.06%) Hyperion
5 37 (2.68%) Imperva
6 32 (2.31%) NetApp
7 23 (1.66%) EnterpriseDB
8 22 (1.59%) Sybase
9 21 (1.52%) Fujitsu
10 18 (1.30%) VMware
11 17 (1.23%) Informatica
11 17 (1.23%) Siebel
12 15 (1.08%) Retek
13 12 (0.87%) IBM
14 11 (0.80%) HP
15 10 (0.72%) Remedy
16 9 (0.65%) CommVault
17 6 (0.43%) SAP
18 5 (0.36%) Sun
18 5 (0.36%) Business Objects
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K
Posted: 12 hours ago
Londonderry, County Londonderry
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum - Car when up to speed + PHI + 6% pen +
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens - health, pens + more
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 (inc On Call) + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbridge, Midlothian
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 21 days ago