The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certification
Rank 201 184 191
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Oracle Certification 8 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.067% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.24% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Oracle Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1310 1226 1344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.01% 27.35% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1126 965 1164
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Oracle Certification across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Certification
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Oracle Certification across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Certification Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle Certification also 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 that cited Oracle Certification.

1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle Database
3 16 (84.21%) PL/SQL
3 16 (84.21%) SQL
4 14 (73.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (57.89%) UNIX
5 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (47.37%) RDBMS
6 9 (47.37%) OCP
6 9 (47.37%) OCA
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (47.37%) Data Guard
6 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
7 8 (42.11%) Time Management
7 8 (42.11%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (42.11%) Solaris
7 8 (42.11%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (26.32%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 5 (26.32%) ETL
9 5 (26.32%) Clustering
9 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle Certification also 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 that cited Oracle Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle Database
2 9 (47.37%) RDBMS
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (10.53%) QlikView
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) DBA
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (42.11%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Development Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) QlikView Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications DBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Solaris
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) Time Management
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) PL/SQL
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) OCP
1 9 (47.37%) OCA
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft