Period
to 20 August 2017

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 August 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 684 601
Rank change year-on-year -174 -83 -127
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 322 660 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.35% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 272 459 755
UK median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,875 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 168453 190237 209218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.89% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136007 160006 172267
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Top 16 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 6 months to 20 August 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
England -176 286 £47,500 -5.00% 19
UK excluding London -75 250 £45,000 -5.26% 16
East of England -2 77 £47,000 +10.59% 3
South East +70 73 £47,000 -1.05% 5
London -103 64 £55,000 - 4
North of England -72 45 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Scotland +12 21 £37,500 -37.50% 1
North East +37 20 £50,491 +26.23% 1
South West -19 20 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Midlands -23 16 £44,000 -7.37% 1
Yorkshire -19 13 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West -52 12 £44,250 -6.84% 1
East Midlands -2 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Wales +6 6 £32,000 -26.44%
West Midlands +5 6 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 322 (100.00%) Oracle
2 278 (86.34%) Oracle Database
3 206 (63.98%) SQL
4 169 (52.48%) Linux
4 169 (52.48%) Oracle Database 12c
5 146 (45.34%) Data Guard
6 134 (41.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 128 (39.75%) Performance Tuning
8 126 (39.13%) PL/SQL
9 123 (38.20%) Unix
10 121 (37.58%) Oracle RMAN
11 120 (37.27%) Oracle RAC
12 89 (27.64%) Shell Script
13 88 (27.33%) SQL Server
14 81 (25.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 80 (24.84%) Relational Database
16 67 (20.81%) RDBMS
17 65 (20.19%) WebLogic
18 57 (17.70%) Windows
19 55 (17.08%) Solaris
20 53 (16.46%) Oracle Database 10g
20 53 (16.46%) Oracle EBS
21 52 (16.15%) Oracle Certification
22 44 (13.66%) SLA
22 44 (13.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
22 44 (13.66%) High Availability
23 42 (13.04%) Middleware
24 39 (12.11%) Disaster Recovery
24 39 (12.11%) DevOps
25 38 (11.80%) OCP

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 65 (20.19%) WebLogic
2 32 (9.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (6.21%) Oracle Service Bus
4 16 (4.97%) WebSphere
5 13 (4.04%) Apache
6 12 (3.73%) JBoss
7 9 (2.80%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.31%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) JRun
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 53 (16.46%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (5.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (3.11%) iTrent
5 7 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (1.24%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Utilities
10 1 (0.31%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle ASCP
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Responsys
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.80%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.48%) DHCP
2 8 (2.48%) DNS
3 6 (1.86%) SAN
4 5 (1.55%) Internet
5 4 (1.24%) NAS
6 2 (0.62%) Firewall
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) SMS
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (86.34%) Oracle Database
2 169 (52.48%) Oracle Database 12c
3 134 (41.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 88 (27.33%) SQL Server
5 80 (24.84%) Relational Database
6 67 (20.81%) RDBMS
7 53 (16.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 31 (9.63%) Oracle9i Database
9 25 (7.76%) MySQL
10 23 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 21 (6.52%) Oracle Exadata
11 21 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (5.59%) MongoDB
13 15 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (4.66%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (4.04%) NoSQL
16 11 (3.42%) Oracle ODI
17 10 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (2.80%) Subversion
3 7 (2.17%) Toad
4 6 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.62%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.31%) JIRA
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (10.25%) Finance
2 19 (5.90%) Advertising
3 13 (4.04%) Retail
4 9 (2.80%) Automotive
4 9 (2.80%) Banking
4 9 (2.80%) Publishing
5 3 (0.93%) Billing
5 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.62%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 42 (13.04%) Middleware
3 28 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (4.04%) Web Services
5 12 (3.73%) REST
5 12 (3.73%) SOAP
5 12 (3.73%) XML
5 12 (3.73%) XML Messaging
6 11 (3.42%) .NET
7 4 (1.24%) SAML
8 3 (0.93%) HTML
8 3 (0.93%) JDBC
8 3 (0.93%) jQuery
8 3 (0.93%) ODBC
8 3 (0.93%) WSH
9 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.45%) Clustering
2 22 (6.83%) Replication
3 21 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.86%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.62%) Online Games
9 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 169 (52.48%) Linux
2 123 (38.20%) Unix
3 57 (17.70%) Windows
4 55 (17.08%) Solaris
5 24 (7.45%) Windows Server
6 18 (5.59%) Oracle Linux
7 16 (4.97%) AIX
8 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.31%) SUSE
10 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (39.75%) Performance Tuning
2 44 (13.66%) High Availability
3 39 (12.11%) DevOps
3 39 (12.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (10.87%) ITIL
6 32 (9.94%) SOA
7 30 (9.32%) ERP
8 28 (8.70%) ETL
9 24 (7.45%) Capacity Planning
9 24 (7.45%) Database Tuning
10 23 (7.14%) Migration
11 21 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
12 19 (5.90%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 19 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (5.90%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.59%) Change Management
14 17 (5.28%) Security Management
15 16 (4.97%) Analytics
15 16 (4.97%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 206 (63.98%) SQL
2 126 (39.13%) PL/SQL
3 89 (27.64%) Shell Script
4 35 (10.87%) Java
5 15 (4.66%) Python
6 14 (4.35%) Korn
7 13 (4.04%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.04%) PHP
8 11 (3.42%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.11%) Perl
10 9 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.93%) VBScript
12 2 (0.62%) SQR
13 1 (0.31%) AWK
13 1 (0.31%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.31%) C
13 1 (0.31%) sed
13 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (16.15%) Oracle Certification
2 38 (11.80%) OCP
3 31 (9.63%) Degree
4 30 (9.32%) Security Cleared
5 20 (6.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (4.97%) OCA
7 8 (2.48%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.55%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.24%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.31%) MCSA
11 1 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (13.66%) SLA
2 5 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 120 (37.27%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.24%) Shibboleth
4 3 (0.93%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) Firmware
6 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 146 (45.34%) Data Guard
2 121 (37.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 81 (25.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 22 (6.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 17 (5.28%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.55%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.24%) Puppet
7 4 (1.24%) SCOM
8 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.62%) Ansible
10 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 322 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (7.14%) IBM
3 20 (6.21%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.35%) VMware
5 13 (4.04%) PeopleSoft
5 13 (4.04%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.42%) Cognos
7 7 (2.17%) Sun
8 5 (1.55%) Actian
8 5 (1.55%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.24%) Siebel
9 4 (1.24%) Sybase
10 3 (0.93%) Citrix
11 2 (0.62%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.62%) Remedy
11 2 (0.62%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.62%) Splunk
12 1 (0.31%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.31%) NetApp
12 1 (0.31%) Netezza