Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Database Administrator
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 204 167
Rank change year-on-year -16 -37 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 14 11 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.25% 0.21% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 57
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £49,125 £36,250
90th Percentile £49,900 £65,000 £55,500
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% -5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5451 4962 6098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.92% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3491 3083 3922
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Oracle DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Oracle DBA in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Oracle DBA in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -12 9 £39,750 -33.75%
Edinburgh -14 5 £37,500 -37.50%
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Oracle DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) Oracle Database
4 10 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (64.29%) Unix
5 9 (64.29%) Data Guard
6 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (57.14%) PL/SQL
7 6 (42.86%) ERP
7 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (35.71%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (35.71%) AIX
9 4 (28.57%) Linux
9 4 (28.57%) JBoss
9 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
9 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
9 4 (28.57%) SLA
9 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
9 4 (28.57%) Security Management
9 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 2 (14.29%) SCOM
11 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 1 (7.14%) Git (software)

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) JBoss
1 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (7.14%) DB2
8 1 (7.14%) MySQL
8 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.14%) Flyway
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) AIX
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (28.57%) Security Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (64.29%) Data Guard
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Netezza