The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 635 553
Rank change year-on-year -85 -82  
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 152 297 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.32% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136 204 390
Median salary £47,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.47% +2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £38,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Oracle DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -73 137 £47,000 -10.47% 13
East of England +16 45 £50,000 -9.09%
London -37 40 £50,000 -16.66% 2
South East +57 36 £47,000 -1.05% 2
Hertfordshire +8 26 £56,250 -6.25%
Hampshire +21 15 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Essex +5 14 £36,500 -16.57%
Hatfield +1 12 £60,000 -
South West -1 11 £39,500 -16.84%
Buckinghamshire 0 10 £47,000 -3.58%
Borehamwood - 9 £47,000 -
Amersham - 9 £47,000 -
Scotland +3 7 £37,500 -37.50%
Berkshire +34 5 £62,500 -3.84%
Kent +10 5 £45,000 +73.07%
Cambridgeshire -8 5 £44,500 -19.09%
Yorkshire -9 5 £45,000 +1.69% 4
North West -48 5 £44,250 -6.84% 2
Twickenham - 5 £60,000 -
East Midlands +20 4 £41,250 -21.42%
Wiltshire +3 4 £38,500 -16.75%
Edinburgh -1 4 £37,500 -37.50%
Manchester -20 4 £44,250 -6.84% 2
South Wales +16 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Cardiff +7 3 £32,500 -25.71%
Nottingham +6 3 £37,500 -34.78%
Wales +6 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Glasgow +2 3 - -
Swindon -2 3 £37,500 -18.91%
Nottinghamshire -3 3 £37,500 -31.81%

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 385 (100.00%) Oracle
2 343 (89.09%) Oracle Database
3 257 (66.75%) SQL
4 194 (50.39%) Linux
5 188 (48.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 175 (45.45%) PL/SQL
7 173 (44.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 159 (41.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 155 (40.26%) Performance Tuning
10 147 (38.18%) Data Guard
11 135 (35.06%) Oracle RAC
12 128 (33.25%) Unix
13 107 (27.79%) Shell Script
14 102 (26.49%) SQL Server
15 94 (24.42%) Relational Database
16 92 (23.90%) Oracle EBS
17 83 (21.56%) Windows
17 83 (21.56%) RDBMS
18 79 (20.52%) WebLogic
19 68 (17.66%) Oracle Certification
20 63 (16.36%) Oracle Database 10g
21 61 (15.84%) OCP
21 61 (15.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 60 (15.58%) Finance
23 56 (14.55%) High Availability
24 53 (13.77%) Solaris
25 50 (12.99%) ETL
26 49 (12.73%) Oracle Applications
27 47 (12.21%) Middleware
27 47 (12.21%) Oracle EBS R12

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 79 (20.52%) WebLogic
2 35 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (7.01%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (3.38%) JBoss
5 12 (3.12%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (1.56%) Apache
7 6 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.52%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.52%) IIS
10 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 92 (23.90%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (12.73%) Oracle Applications
3 47 (12.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (3.38%) iTrent
5 12 (3.12%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (1.04%) Eloqua
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.30%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 4 (1.04%) Responsys
3 4 (1.04%) SaaS
3 4 (1.04%) Taleo
4 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.60%) Internet
2 9 (2.34%) DNS
3 7 (1.82%) DHCP
3 7 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.52%) NAS
4 2 (0.52%) SAN
4 2 (0.52%) SMTP
4 2 (0.52%) SNMP
4 2 (0.52%) SSH
4 2 (0.52%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) Firewall
5 1 (0.26%) LAN
5 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (89.09%) Oracle Database
2 188 (48.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 173 (44.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 102 (26.49%) SQL Server
5 94 (24.42%) Relational Database
6 83 (21.56%) RDBMS
7 63 (16.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 37 (9.61%) Oracle BI EE
9 33 (8.57%) MySQL
10 26 (6.75%) Oracle Exadata
11 23 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (5.71%) Oracle9i Database
13 20 (5.19%) Oracle ODI
13 20 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
17 13 (3.38%) NoSQL
18 12 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (3.12%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (2.34%) PeopleTools
2 9 (2.34%) Subversion
3 8 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (1.82%) Toad
5 4 (1.04%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.52%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.52%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.52%) JIRA
8 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (15.58%) Finance
2 16 (4.16%) Advertising
3 12 (3.12%) Banking
3 12 (3.12%) Retail
4 11 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.60%) Automotive
5 10 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.34%) Publishing
7 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.21%) Middleware
2 33 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 32 (8.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 14 (3.64%) .NET
5 10 (2.60%) Web Services
6 9 (2.34%) REST
6 9 (2.34%) SOAP
6 9 (2.34%) XML
6 9 (2.34%) XML Messaging
7 5 (1.30%) DCOM
8 4 (1.04%) MSMQ
8 4 (1.04%) SAML
9 3 (0.78%) HTML
9 3 (0.78%) jQuery
9 3 (0.78%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.26%) J2EE
10 1 (0.26%) JDBC
10 1 (0.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.23%) Replication
2 18 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.12%) Clustering
4 12 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.04%) Fintech
7 4 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.26%) Online Games
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 194 (50.39%) Linux
2 128 (33.25%) Unix
3 83 (21.56%) Windows
4 53 (13.77%) Solaris
5 25 (6.49%) Windows Server
6 19 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.04%) AIX
7 4 (1.04%) CentOS
8 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.26%) SUSE
9 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (40.26%) Performance Tuning
2 56 (14.55%) High Availability
3 50 (12.99%) ETL
4 43 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (11.17%) ITIL
5 37 (9.61%) DevOps
5 37 (9.61%) ERP
6 35 (9.09%) SOA
7 28 (7.27%) Change Management
8 26 (6.75%) Migration
9 24 (6.23%) Database Tuning
10 23 (5.97%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 23 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (4.68%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (4.42%) Infrastructure Management
13 15 (3.90%) Analytics
13 15 (3.90%) Data Modelling
13 15 (3.90%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 257 (66.75%) SQL
2 175 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 107 (27.79%) Shell Script
4 40 (10.39%) Java
5 17 (4.42%) PHP
6 14 (3.64%) Python
7 13 (3.38%) JavaScript
8 12 (3.12%) Korn
9 11 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.60%) Perl
10 10 (2.60%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.34%) SQR
12 6 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.04%) C#
13 4 (1.04%) C++
13 4 (1.04%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.52%) AWK
14 2 (0.52%) C
15 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.26%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 68 (17.66%) Oracle Certification
2 61 (15.84%) OCP
3 40 (10.39%) OCA
4 26 (6.75%) Degree
5 23 (5.97%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.86%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.04%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.09%) SLA
2 6 (1.56%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.04%) QA
4 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 135 (35.06%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.56%) Oracle Clusterware
2 6 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.04%) Shibboleth
3 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.04%) XenServer
4 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 159 (41.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 147 (38.18%) Data Guard
3 61 (15.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 33 (8.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 17 (4.42%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.08%) Puppet
7 6 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.56%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.52%) Ansible
9 2 (0.52%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.52%) Netcool
10 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 385 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (8.31%) VMware
3 29 (7.53%) PeopleSoft
4 24 (6.23%) Red Hat
5 20 (5.19%) Cognos
6 18 (4.68%) IBM
6 18 (4.68%) Microsoft
7 11 (2.86%) SAP
8 7 (1.82%) HP
9 5 (1.30%) Siebel
9 5 (1.30%) Sybase
9 5 (1.30%) Veeam
10 4 (1.04%) Cognizant
10 4 (1.04%) Pegasus
10 4 (1.04%) Sun
11 3 (0.78%) Citrix
12 2 (0.52%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.52%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.52%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.26%) Vertica
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