The median annual salary for a Oracle DBA was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 675 617 610
Rank change year-on-year -58 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 194 356 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 136 271 320
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,150 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.66% -  

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 84085 99656 107160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69887 83740 87378
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -51 171 £47,500 -5.00% 10
South East +73 52 £48,000 +1.05% 4
East of England +25 48 £47,000 -14.54%
London -21 28 £60,000 - 3
Hampshire +36 23 £44,250 +0.56% 1
South West 0 23 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Hertfordshire +15 20 £57,500 -4.16%
Essex +8 16 £50,000 +17.64%
Berkshire +36 14 £60,000 +71.42%
Cambridgeshire +12 12 £44,500 -22.60%
Yorkshire -5 11 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Wiltshire +10 10 £45,000 -3.74%
North West -37 10 £42,500 -20.93%
City of London +26 9 £65,000 -1.88% 1
Scotland +11 9 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Surrey +55 8 £50,250 -1.95% 1
Edinburgh +11 8 £37,500 -25.00%
West Yorkshire +10 8 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Reading +27 7 £27,500 -54.16%
Leeds +10 7 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Cardiff +6 7 £40,082 -5.68%
South Wales +4 7 £40,082 -5.68%
Wales +3 7 £40,082 -5.68%
Manchester -23 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Hatfield +15 5 £58,750 -2.08%
Salisbury - 5 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £47,000 -1.05% 1
Kent +17 3 £45,000 +73.07%
Cheshire -15 3 - -
Somerset -21 3 £53,750 +22.85%

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 453 (100.00%) Oracle
2 427 (94.26%) Oracle Database
3 252 (55.63%) SQL
4 220 (48.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 215 (47.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 213 (47.02%) Linux
7 198 (43.71%) Data Guard
8 183 (40.40%) Oracle RAC
9 182 (40.18%) Performance Tuning
10 181 (39.96%) Oracle Database 12c
11 165 (36.42%) PL/SQL
12 152 (33.55%) Unix
13 126 (27.81%) Relational Database
14 125 (27.59%) SQL Server
15 123 (27.15%) Oracle EBS
16 119 (26.27%) RDBMS
17 118 (26.05%) Shell Script
18 103 (22.74%) WebLogic
19 97 (21.41%) Oracle Certification
20 95 (20.97%) Windows
21 92 (20.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 91 (20.09%) High Availability
23 89 (19.65%) OCP
24 88 (19.43%) Finance
25 75 (16.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
26 70 (15.45%) Oracle EBS R12
27 68 (15.01%) Oracle Applications
28 64 (14.13%) Oracle Database 10g
29 55 (12.14%) ITIL
30 54 (11.92%) Middleware

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
1 103 (22.74%) WebLogic
2 35 (7.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 34 (7.51%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (2.87%) JBoss
5 7 (1.55%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (0.88%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.44%) Apache
8 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.44%) IIS
9 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 123 (27.15%) Oracle EBS
2 70 (15.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 68 (15.01%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (4.42%) Oracle 11i
5 12 (2.65%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (1.32%) Eloqua
6 6 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.32%) Responsys
2 6 (1.32%) SaaS
2 6 (1.32%) Taleo
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.55%) Internet
2 2 (0.44%) DNS
2 2 (0.44%) SMTP
2 2 (0.44%) SNMP
2 2 (0.44%) SSH
2 2 (0.44%) SSL
3 1 (0.22%) Firewall
3 1 (0.22%) LAN
3 1 (0.22%) LDAP
3 1 (0.22%) SAN
3 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (94.26%) Oracle Database
2 215 (47.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 181 (39.96%) Oracle Database 12c
4 126 (27.81%) Relational Database
5 125 (27.59%) SQL Server
6 119 (26.27%) RDBMS
7 64 (14.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 47 (10.38%) MySQL
9 43 (9.49%) Oracle BI EE
10 32 (7.06%) Oracle Exadata
11 27 (5.96%) Oracle9i Database
12 23 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
12 23 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (4.42%) Oracle OWB
16 17 (3.75%) Oracle ODI
16 17 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (2.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (5.08%) Toad
2 20 (4.42%) PeopleTools
3 11 (2.43%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.88%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.88%) ClearQuest
5 4 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.66%) Subversion
7 2 (0.44%) JIRA
8 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.22%) JUnit
8 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 88 (19.43%) Finance
2 13 (2.87%) Banking
3 12 (2.65%) Advertising
3 12 (2.65%) Financial Institution
4 11 (2.43%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.10%) Automotive
6 4 (0.88%) Retail
7 3 (0.66%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.92%) Middleware
2 43 (9.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 42 (9.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (2.43%) Web Services
5 10 (2.21%) XML
6 8 (1.77%) REST
6 8 (1.77%) SOAP
6 8 (1.77%) XML Messaging
7 6 (1.32%) .NET
7 6 (1.32%) DCOM
8 4 (0.88%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.66%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.44%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.44%) J2EE
10 2 (0.44%) SAML
11 1 (0.22%) HTML
11 1 (0.22%) iBATIS
11 1 (0.22%) ICEfaces
11 1 (0.22%) jQuery
11 1 (0.22%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.93%) Replication
2 22 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.65%) Clustering
5 11 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.10%) Fintech
7 4 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.22%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.22%) iDTV
10 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 213 (47.02%) Linux
2 152 (33.55%) Unix
3 95 (20.97%) Windows
4 50 (11.04%) Solaris
5 25 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (5.08%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.32%) AIX
7 6 (1.32%) CentOS
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) HPUX
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (40.18%) Performance Tuning
2 91 (20.09%) High Availability
3 55 (12.14%) ITIL
4 51 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 48 (10.60%) ETL
6 38 (8.39%) DevOps
7 35 (7.73%) SOA
8 34 (7.51%) ERP
9 32 (7.06%) Change Management
10 31 (6.84%) Performance Monitoring
11 29 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (6.18%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 28 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (6.18%) Infrastructure Management
13 25 (5.52%) ITIL V3
14 23 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (4.86%) Database Tuning
16 21 (4.64%) Data Modelling
17 20 (4.42%) Migration
18 17 (3.75%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 252 (55.63%) SQL
2 165 (36.42%) PL/SQL
3 118 (26.05%) Shell Script
4 20 (4.42%) PowerShell
4 20 (4.42%) SQR
5 16 (3.53%) Java
6 9 (1.99%) Perl
7 8 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.55%) PHP
9 6 (1.32%) C#
10 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.10%) Korn
11 4 (0.88%) C
11 4 (0.88%) C++
11 4 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.66%) Python
13 2 (0.44%) AWK
14 1 (0.22%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.22%) C-shell
14 1 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 97 (21.41%) Oracle Certification
2 89 (19.65%) OCP
3 46 (10.15%) OCA
4 39 (8.61%) Security Cleared
5 30 (6.62%) Degree
6 24 (5.30%) DV Cleared
6 24 (5.30%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.26%) SLA
2 8 (1.77%) ISO 9000
3 5 (1.10%) QA
3 5 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 183 (40.40%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (1.99%) Oracle Clusterware
3 7 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.32%) XenServer
5 2 (0.44%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 220 (48.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 198 (43.71%) Data Guard
3 92 (20.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 75 (16.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 29 (6.40%) NetBackup
6 23 (5.08%) Tivoli
6 23 (5.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.99%) Puppet
8 6 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle Flashback
10 2 (0.44%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.44%) Netcool
11 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 453 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (8.17%) PeopleSoft
3 35 (7.73%) VMware
4 30 (6.62%) Microsoft
5 28 (6.18%) IBM
6 20 (4.42%) Red Hat
7 17 (3.75%) Cognos
8 16 (3.53%) SAP
9 14 (3.09%) Siebel
10 7 (1.55%) HP
10 7 (1.55%) Sybase
11 6 (1.32%) Sun
12 5 (1.10%) Pegasus
12 5 (1.10%) Veeam
13 4 (0.88%) Hyperion
14 2 (0.44%) AppDynamics
14 2 (0.44%) EMC
14 2 (0.44%) Vertica
15 1 (0.22%) Cadence
15 1 (0.22%) Remedy
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