The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role 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 DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 174 156 197
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 50 43 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.80% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.84% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 4
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
Oracle DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5315 5098 4599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 4342 3924
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle DBA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
Solihull - 17 £36,500 -
Birmingham -20 11 £40,000 -
Coventry -1 8 £47,665 -20.55%
Warwickshire +15 6 £36,500 +12.30%
Worcestershire - 4 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 70 (100.00%) Oracle
2 66 (94.29%) Oracle Database
3 52 (74.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 47 (67.14%) Performance Tuning
5 45 (64.29%) Oracle RMAN
5 45 (64.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 32 (45.71%) Oracle EBS
6 32 (45.71%) UNIX
6 32 (45.71%) Linux
7 31 (44.29%) Data Guard
8 29 (41.43%) Oracle RAC
9 28 (40.00%) PL/SQL
9 28 (40.00%) SQL
10 24 (34.29%) WebLogic
10 24 (34.29%) Finance
11 23 (32.86%) Oracle EBS R12
12 20 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
13 19 (27.14%) Oracle Exadata
13 19 (27.14%) Hyperion
13 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
14 18 (25.71%) Oracle Discoverer
14 18 (25.71%) Essbase
15 16 (22.86%) RDBMS
15 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
16 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
16 15 (21.43%) Fujitsu
16 15 (21.43%) Retail
16 15 (21.43%) Telecoms
17 13 (18.57%) Degree
18 12 (17.14%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 24 (34.29%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (45.71%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (32.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (94.29%) Oracle Database
2 52 (74.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 45 (64.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 20 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 19 (27.14%) Oracle Exadata
5 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
6 18 (25.71%) Oracle Discoverer
6 18 (25.71%) Essbase
7 16 (22.86%) RDBMS
7 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
8 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
8 10 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (10.00%) OLTP
11 7 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (10.00%) Big Data
12 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (4.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (10.00%) Toad
1 7 (10.00%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Retail
2 15 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Middleware
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle Streams
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Replication
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.71%) UNIX
1 32 (45.71%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Windows
3 9 (12.86%) Solaris
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 10 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.00%) High Availability
4 7 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (4.29%) ETL
6 2 (2.86%) ERP
6 2 (2.86%) SOA
6 2 (2.86%) ITIL
6 2 (2.86%) E-business
6 2 (2.86%) Resource Management
6 2 (2.86%) Change Control
6 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.43%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.43%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 28 (40.00%) SQL
2 12 (17.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (4.29%) OCP
System Software
1 45 (64.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 29 (41.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 31 (44.29%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (27.14%) Hyperion
3 15 (21.43%) Fujitsu
4 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) Netezza
5 1 (1.43%) webMethods
5 1 (1.43%) Sun
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.43%) Sybase