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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 202 162 163
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 11 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.75% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.79% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 30
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
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
5044 4713 4767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.50% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4294 3935 3993
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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
(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
Birmingham -30 6 £42,500 +3.03%
Solihull -1 3 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £20,000 -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 50 (98.04%) Oracle Database
3 32 (62.75%) SQL
4 30 (58.82%) PL/SQL
5 25 (49.02%) Linux
6 24 (47.06%) Oracle RMAN
7 21 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (39.22%) UNIX
9 18 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
10 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 16 (31.37%) Oracle EBS R12
12 15 (29.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
12 15 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
13 13 (25.49%) WebLogic
13 13 (25.49%) Hyperion
14 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (21.57%) Data Guard
15 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
15 11 (21.57%) Solaris
16 10 (19.61%) SOA
16 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
16 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
16 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
17 9 (17.65%) RDBMS
18 8 (15.69%) OCA
18 8 (15.69%) Oracle Certification

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 13 (25.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (31.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (15.69%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (98.04%) Oracle Database
2 21 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 21 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 15 (29.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
6 9 (17.65%) RDBMS
7 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (11.76%) Essbase
9 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (3.92%) Informix
12 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (1.96%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Toad
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) VAX
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 20 (39.22%) UNIX
3 11 (21.57%) Solaris
4 5 (9.80%) VMS
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (19.61%) SOA
2 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (15.69%) Time Management
4 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.96%) ETL
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) Database Security
6 1 (1.96%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 30 (58.82%) PL/SQL
3 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) OCA
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (47.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (21.57%) Data Guard
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Foglight
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.49%) Hyperion
4 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) Pegasus