The median annual salary for a Oracle DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database Administrator
UK
Rank 637 595 576
Rank change year-on-year -42 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 233 392 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 144 321 337
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,033 £34,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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 -33 210 £48,000 +1.05% 21
East of England +52 59 £44,500 -11.00% 5
South East +53 49 £50,000 +13.63% 3
London +3 40 £60,000 +11.62% 2
South West +5 32 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire - 26 £44,500 -
Hertfordshire +19 22 £60,000 +4.34% 4
Hampshire +10 16 £44,250 +0.56% 1
Yorkshire -3 15 £47,500 +18.75% 3
West Yorkshire +25 14 £47,500 +46.15% 1
North West -22 14 £42,500 -19.04% 3
City of London +52 12 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +27 12 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Wiltshire +23 12 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Somerset -13 11 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Surrey +45 10 £53,750 +2.38% 1
Manchester -9 10 £42,500 -20.93% 1
Kent +25 9 £50,000 +92.30%
Essex +18 9 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Salisbury - 9 £45,000 -
Reading +38 8 - -
Leeds +11 8 £47,500 +46.15% 1
South Wales +8 6 £41,291 -5.62% 2
Wales +1 6 £41,291 -5.62% 2
Altrincham -4 6 £42,500 -19.04%
Northern Ireland - 6 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +24 5 £37,500 -18.91% 2
Cardiff +8 5 £42,500 +2.40% 2
Cambridge - 5 £46,000 -
Edinburgh +3 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 488 (100.00%) Oracle
2 464 (95.08%) Oracle Database
3 258 (52.87%) SQL
4 232 (47.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 231 (47.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 223 (45.70%) Linux
7 220 (45.08%) Data Guard
8 198 (40.57%) Oracle RAC
9 191 (39.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 190 (38.93%) Performance Tuning
11 171 (35.04%) PL/SQL
12 156 (31.97%) Unix
13 139 (28.48%) SQL Server
14 132 (27.05%) Relational Database
15 127 (26.02%) RDBMS
16 126 (25.82%) Oracle EBS
17 125 (25.61%) Shell Script
18 114 (23.36%) Oracle Certification
19 106 (21.72%) WebLogic
20 105 (21.52%) OCP
21 101 (20.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 98 (20.08%) Windows
23 90 (18.44%) Finance
24 89 (18.24%) High Availability
25 78 (15.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
26 73 (14.96%) Oracle EBS R12
27 71 (14.55%) Oracle Applications
28 69 (14.14%) Oracle Database 10g
29 62 (12.70%) ITIL
30 61 (12.50%) MySQL

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 106 (21.72%) WebLogic
2 34 (6.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 33 (6.76%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (1.84%) JBoss
4 9 (1.84%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (0.82%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.41%) Apache
7 2 (0.41%) IIS
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 19 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 126 (25.82%) Oracle EBS
2 73 (14.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 71 (14.55%) Oracle Applications
4 23 (4.71%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (1.84%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (1.23%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.23%) Responsys
2 6 (1.23%) SaaS
2 6 (1.23%) Taleo
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.43%) Internet
2 4 (0.82%) LDAP
3 2 (0.41%) DNS
3 2 (0.41%) SMTP
3 2 (0.41%) SNMP
3 2 (0.41%) SSH
3 2 (0.41%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) LAN
4 1 (0.20%) SAN
4 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 464 (95.08%) Oracle Database
2 232 (47.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 191 (39.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 139 (28.48%) SQL Server
5 132 (27.05%) Relational Database
6 127 (26.02%) RDBMS
7 69 (14.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 61 (12.50%) MySQL
9 38 (7.79%) Oracle BI EE
9 38 (7.79%) Oracle Exadata
10 33 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (6.35%) Oracle9i Database
12 25 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (4.30%) Oracle OWB
14 21 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (3.07%) Oracle ODI
16 14 (2.87%) NoSQL
16 14 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (2.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (4.71%) Toad
2 21 (4.30%) PeopleTools
3 10 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.82%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.82%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.41%) JIRA
8 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.20%) JUnit
General
1 90 (18.44%) Finance
2 15 (3.07%) Banking
3 12 (2.46%) Advertising
3 12 (2.46%) Financial Institution
4 9 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.61%) Marketing
6 2 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Retail
7 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (11.27%) Middleware
2 50 (10.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 46 (9.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (2.25%) XML
5 8 (1.64%) Web Services
6 7 (1.43%) .NET
7 6 (1.23%) DCOM
7 6 (1.23%) REST
7 6 (1.23%) SOAP
7 6 (1.23%) XML Messaging
8 4 (0.82%) ODBC
8 4 (0.82%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.61%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.41%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.41%) J2EE
10 2 (0.41%) JDBC
11 1 (0.20%) iBATIS
11 1 (0.20%) ICEfaces
11 1 (0.20%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.43%) Replication
2 19 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.28%) Clustering
4 15 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.02%) Fintech
9 4 (0.82%) CMDB
9 4 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Exalogic
11 2 (0.41%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.41%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.41%) iDTV
11 2 (0.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 223 (45.70%) Linux
2 156 (31.97%) Unix
3 98 (20.08%) Windows
4 55 (11.27%) Solaris
5 32 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (5.33%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.46%) AIX
8 8 (1.64%) CentOS
9 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.41%) Debian
11 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (38.93%) Performance Tuning
2 89 (18.24%) High Availability
3 62 (12.70%) ITIL
4 54 (11.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 47 (9.63%) ETL
6 44 (9.02%) DevOps
7 39 (7.99%) Change Management
8 34 (6.97%) SOA
9 33 (6.76%) ITIL V3
10 32 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
10 32 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 28 (5.74%) ERP
12 27 (5.53%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 27 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (5.12%) Infrastructure Management
15 21 (4.30%) Migration
16 20 (4.10%) Data Modelling
17 18 (3.69%) Database Tuning
18 16 (3.28%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 258 (52.87%) SQL
2 171 (35.04%) PL/SQL
3 125 (25.61%) Shell Script
4 23 (4.71%) PowerShell
5 21 (4.30%) SQR
6 16 (3.28%) Java
7 13 (2.66%) Perl
8 11 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.84%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.43%) C#
10 7 (1.43%) PHP
11 6 (1.23%) Python
12 5 (1.02%) AWK
12 5 (1.02%) C
12 5 (1.02%) C-shell
13 4 (0.82%) C++
13 4 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.82%) VBA
14 3 (0.61%) Korn
15 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 114 (23.36%) Oracle Certification
2 105 (21.52%) OCP
3 47 (9.63%) Security Cleared
4 41 (8.40%) OCA
5 39 (7.99%) Degree
6 25 (5.12%) DV Cleared
6 25 (5.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.84%) SLA
2 8 (1.64%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.23%) QA
4 5 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 198 (40.57%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.84%) Oracle Clusterware
4 7 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.23%) XenServer
6 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 231 (47.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 220 (45.08%) Data Guard
3 101 (20.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 78 (15.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 29 (5.94%) NetBackup
6 23 (4.71%) Tivoli
6 23 (4.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (2.87%) Puppet
8 8 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle Flashback
10 2 (0.41%) Ansible
10 2 (0.41%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.41%) Netcool
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.20%) SCOM
11 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 488 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (7.58%) PeopleSoft
3 34 (6.97%) VMware
4 31 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 27 (5.53%) Red Hat
6 26 (5.33%) IBM
7 16 (3.28%) SAP
8 15 (3.07%) Cognos
9 14 (2.87%) Siebel
10 8 (1.64%) Sybase
11 7 (1.43%) HP
11 7 (1.43%) Sun
12 5 (1.02%) Pegasus
12 5 (1.02%) Veeam
13 3 (0.61%) Hyperion
14 2 (0.41%) AppDynamics
14 2 (0.41%) EMC
14 2 (0.41%) Remedy
14 2 (0.41%) Vertica
15 1 (0.20%) Zerto
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Braintree, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £38000.00 per annum + On-Call+Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + On-Call+Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £10000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
Dundee, Angus
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago