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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 167 172 191
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 44 41 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.73% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.78% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £34,625
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £44,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
5168 5290 4616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.35% 94.80% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4462 3977
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Coventry +5 10 £48,833 -20.27%
Birmingham -20 10 £40,000 -
Solihull - 10 £36,500 -
Worcestershire - 7 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £36,500 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 69 (100.00%) Oracle
2 64 (92.75%) Oracle Database
3 52 (75.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 45 (65.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 40 (57.97%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (56.52%) Oracle RMAN
7 33 (47.83%) SQL
8 32 (46.38%) PL/SQL
9 29 (42.03%) Data Guard
10 24 (34.78%) Oracle EBS
11 23 (33.33%) UNIX
11 23 (33.33%) Linux
12 21 (30.43%) Oracle RAC
13 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
14 17 (24.64%) Finance
15 16 (23.19%) WebLogic
16 15 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
17 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
17 14 (20.29%) RDBMS
18 12 (17.39%) Oracle BI EE
18 12 (17.39%) Degree
19 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2005
19 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
19 11 (15.94%) Oracle Exadata
19 11 (15.94%) Hyperion
19 11 (15.94%) Shell Script
19 11 (15.94%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (15.94%) Oracle Reports
19 11 (15.94%) Oracle9i Database
19 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (23.19%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (92.75%) Oracle Database
2 52 (75.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 45 (65.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 14 (20.29%) RDBMS
5 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
6 12 (17.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (15.94%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (15.94%) Oracle9i Database
7 11 (15.94%) Oracle Exadata
7 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (14.49%) Essbase
8 10 (14.49%) Oracle Discoverer
9 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (10.14%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (10.14%) Big Data
10 7 (10.14%) OLTP
11 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (7.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) ClearCase
1 7 (10.14%) Toad
1 7 (10.14%) Mercurial
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Middleware
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Streams
2 6 (8.70%) .NET
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Replication
1 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) UNIX
1 23 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Solaris
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.45%) AIX
4 1 (1.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (11.59%) Time Management
3 8 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (8.70%) ETL
5 5 (7.25%) High Availability
6 2 (2.90%) Change Control
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL
6 2 (2.90%) ERP
6 2 (2.90%) SOA
7 1 (1.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.45%) Change Management
7 1 (1.45%) E-business
7 1 (1.45%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.45%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) SQL
2 32 (46.38%) PL/SQL
3 11 (15.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) OCP
4 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 39 (56.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (30.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (42.03%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Hyperion
3 8 (11.59%) Fujitsu
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.45%) Sun
5 1 (1.45%) webMethods
5 1 (1.45%) Netezza
5 1 (1.45%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.45%) SAP