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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 549 450 378
Rank change year-on-year
-99 -72
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 383 629 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.53% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.56% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 316 503 580
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,997
% change year-on-year
- +9.76%

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -76 340 £55,000 +15.78% 46
London +19 196 £60,000 +9.09% 23
City of London +55 82 £60,000 +14.28% 10
South East -3 75 £45,000 -14.28% 10
Surrey +16 30 £45,000 -13.46%
Scotland +10 29 £43,750 -5.91% 3
Yorkshire -24 24 £39,750 -5.35% 2
Hampshire -18 23 £44,000 -16.19% 2
Glasgow -6 17 £45,000 -3.22% 1
North West -38 14 £43,000 +7.50% 5
Reigate - 14 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 13 £54,250 - 6
Edinburgh +12 10 £38,000 -19.14% 2
North Yorkshire +19 9 £60,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -1 9 £37,500 +33.92%
Redhill - 9 £45,000 -
Reading - 8 £54,250 - 6
Cheshire +1 7 £42,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 7 £22,500 -43.75%
Tyne and Wear -10 7 £22,500 -43.75%
West Midlands -17 7 £43,250 +1.76%
North East -17 7 £22,500 -43.75%
Manchester -23 7 £48,750 +24.20% 4
South West -6 6 £44,500 -3.78% 4
Wales +12 5 £43,750 +25.00%
Portsmouth +12 5 £44,000 -8.33% 2
Aldershot +5 5 £40,000 -27.27%
South Wales +4 5 £43,750 +25.00%
Southampton -10 5 £45,000 +0.55%
West Yorkshire -18 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 801 (100.00%) Oracle
2 791 (98.75%) Oracle Database
3 495 (61.80%) Oracle RAC
4 446 (55.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 430 (53.68%) SQL
6 391 (48.81%) Data Guard
7 344 (42.95%) Linux
8 325 (40.57%) Performance Tuning
9 319 (39.83%) Oracle RMAN
10 299 (37.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 285 (35.58%) PL/SQL
12 280 (34.96%) UNIX
13 257 (32.08%) Finance
14 243 (30.34%) SQL Server
15 176 (21.97%) Oracle EBS
16 159 (19.85%) Oracle Database 12c
16 159 (19.85%) Relational Database
17 157 (19.60%) Oracle Certification
18 153 (19.10%) WebLogic
19 148 (18.48%) Oracle Applications
20 141 (17.60%) RDBMS
21 133 (16.60%) OCP
21 133 (16.60%) ITIL
22 128 (15.98%) Shell Script
22 128 (15.98%) Oracle EBS R12
23 126 (15.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
24 113 (14.11%) Disaster Recovery
25 111 (13.86%) Windows
26 109 (13.61%) Red Hat
27 100 (12.48%) Middleware

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 153 (19.10%) WebLogic
2 45 (5.62%) Oracle Application Server
3 36 (4.49%) Oracle Coherence
4 23 (2.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (1.25%) IIS
6 9 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (0.75%) Apache
8 5 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (0.62%) Oracle Spatial
8 5 (0.62%) Oracle 10gAS
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle 9iAS
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.37%) JBoss
11 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.25%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle UPK
12 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 176 (21.97%) Oracle EBS
2 148 (18.48%) Oracle Applications
3 128 (15.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (2.75%) Oracle ERP
5 19 (2.37%) Oracle Financials
5 19 (2.37%) Oracle 11i
6 12 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (1.50%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.75%) Oracle Utilities
10 5 (0.62%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.87%) SAN
2 21 (2.62%) Internet
3 15 (1.87%) LDAP
4 14 (1.75%) DNS
5 10 (1.25%) Firewall
6 9 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.00%) SSL
8 5 (0.62%) HTTP
8 5 (0.62%) LAN
8 5 (0.62%) WAN
8 5 (0.62%) NAS
9 4 (0.50%) DMZ
10 2 (0.25%) Intranet
10 2 (0.25%) VLAN
11 1 (0.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 791 (98.75%) Oracle Database
2 446 (55.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 299 (37.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 243 (30.34%) SQL Server
5 159 (19.85%) Relational Database
5 159 (19.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 141 (17.60%) RDBMS
7 85 (10.61%) Oracle Reports
8 81 (10.11%) Oracle Exadata
9 77 (9.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 68 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 58 (7.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 54 (6.74%) Oracle9i Database
13 52 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
14 37 (4.62%) MySQL
15 32 (4.00%) SQLPlus
16 30 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 24 (3.00%) Oracle Discoverer
19 22 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (4.37%) Toad
2 27 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
3 15 (1.87%) ProC
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.37%) JConsole
5 3 (0.37%) Subversion
5 3 (0.37%) Ant
6 2 (0.25%) Hudson
6 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 257 (32.08%) Finance
2 86 (10.74%) Banking
3 24 (3.00%) Financial Institution
4 23 (2.87%) Retail
5 14 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.87%) Advertising
9 5 (0.62%) Back Office
10 4 (0.50%) Billing
10 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.50%) International Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.25%) Law
12 2 (0.25%) Games
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (12.48%) Middleware
2 65 (8.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 54 (6.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 28 (3.50%) JDBC
5 8 (1.00%) .NET
6 6 (0.75%) Oracle Streams
7 5 (0.62%) WebCenter
8 4 (0.50%) CGI
8 4 (0.50%) J2EE
8 4 (0.50%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.37%) JMS
9 3 (0.37%) JRockit
9 3 (0.37%) OC4J
10 2 (0.25%) HTML
11 1 (0.12%) Web Services
11 1 (0.12%) XML
11 1 (0.12%) XSL
11 1 (0.12%) XSLT
11 1 (0.12%) ODBC
11 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.23%) Clustering
2 91 (11.36%) Replication
3 30 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.37%) Oracle Exalogic
5 24 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 21 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.25%) Statistics
9 17 (2.12%) Derivative
9 17 (2.12%) Kindle
10 10 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.12%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.12%) Physics
12 7 (0.87%) CMDB
12 7 (0.87%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.62%) HACMP
13 5 (0.62%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.50%) Online Banking
15 3 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 344 (42.95%) Linux
2 280 (34.96%) UNIX
3 111 (13.86%) Windows
4 80 (9.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (7.12%) Solaris
6 28 (3.50%) AIX
6 28 (3.50%) HPUX
7 26 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.37%) CentOS
11 3 (0.37%) SUSE
12 2 (0.25%) Debian
12 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.12%) VMS
13 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (40.57%) Performance Tuning
2 133 (16.60%) ITIL
3 113 (14.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 70 (8.74%) High Availability
5 64 (7.99%) Database Tuning
6 62 (7.74%) SOA
7 55 (6.87%) Performance Monitoring
8 52 (6.49%) Migration
9 43 (5.37%) Database Security
10 40 (4.99%) ERP
11 38 (4.74%) Change Management
12 35 (4.37%) Capacity Planning
13 34 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (3.87%) Service Delivery
15 30 (3.75%) ETL
15 30 (3.75%) Performance Analysis
16 28 (3.50%) E-business
16 28 (3.50%) Load Balancing
17 27 (3.37%) Configuration Management
17 27 (3.37%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 430 (53.68%) SQL
2 285 (35.58%) PL/SQL
3 128 (15.98%) Shell Script
4 66 (8.24%) Java
5 43 (5.37%) Perl
6 41 (5.12%) T-SQL
7 38 (4.74%) C
8 13 (1.62%) Python
9 12 (1.50%) Korn
10 11 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.37%) sed
10 11 (1.37%) AWK
11 9 (1.12%) Bourne shell
12 7 (0.87%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.50%) Uniface
13 4 (0.50%) C#
13 4 (0.50%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.37%) VBScript
14 3 (0.37%) Jython
14 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 157 (19.60%) Oracle Certification
2 133 (16.60%) OCP
3 72 (8.99%) Security Cleared
4 68 (8.49%) Degree
5 50 (6.24%) SC Cleared
6 23 (2.87%) DV Cleared
7 22 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (2.37%) HND
9 17 (2.12%) IBM Certification
9 17 (2.12%) MCITP
10 7 (0.87%) OCA
11 6 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.12%) MCSE
13 1 (0.12%) MCSA
13 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.87%) SLA
2 21 (2.62%) QA
3 17 (2.12%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 495 (61.80%) Oracle RAC
2 50 (6.24%) Oracle Clusterware
3 10 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.62%) PowerHA
5 4 (0.50%) OCFS2
6 3 (0.37%) Firmware
6 3 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.25%) RACF
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 391 (48.81%) Data Guard
2 319 (39.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 126 (15.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 40 (4.99%) Oracle Flashback
5 12 (1.50%) Foglight
6 10 (1.25%) Oracle Statspack
7 6 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.62%) WSUS
8 5 (0.62%) SCCM
8 5 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.62%) Unicenter
9 4 (0.50%) Legato
9 4 (0.50%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.37%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.25%) Puppet
11 2 (0.25%) Ansible
11 2 (0.25%) logstash
11 2 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 801 (100.00%) Oracle
2 109 (13.61%) Red Hat
3 96 (11.99%) Microsoft
4 39 (4.87%) VMware
5 38 (4.74%) IBM
6 33 (4.12%) Hyperion
7 26 (3.25%) NetApp
8 23 (2.87%) HP
9 19 (2.37%) EMC
10 18 (2.25%) SAP
11 11 (1.37%) Imperva
12 10 (1.25%) Sybase
13 8 (1.00%) Sun
13 8 (1.00%) Veritas
13 8 (1.00%) 3PAR
14 7 (0.87%) Siebel
14 7 (0.87%) CommVault
14 7 (0.87%) Hitachi
15 6 (0.75%) Informatica
15 6 (0.75%) Teradata
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Up to £50k+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago