Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Oracle RAC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle RAC over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 926 1027 763
Rank change year-on-year +101 -264 -95
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 218 191 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 0.83% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 159 145 275
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -18.26% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,250 £33,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £65,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £47,000 £51,459
% change year-on-year +7.45% -8.67% +8.33%

Oracle RAC is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 24,392 23,108 22,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.31% 12.97% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19,870 19,253 18,993
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RAC over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the UK over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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 +84 193 £52,500 +11.70% 22
UK excluding London +17 136 £50,500 +7.45% 14
London +106 81 £55,000 -15.38% 8
South East +61 64 £52,500 +11.70% 2
Midlands +33 24 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Scotland +10 21 £38,750 +3.33%
East Midlands +28 17 £35,000 -17.65% 2
North of England -8 13 £42,500 +2.41% 5
Yorkshire +28 8 £43,750 +25.00% 2
West Midlands +42 7 £50,500 +1.00% 3
South West +10 7 £82,500 +120.00% 2
North West +17 5 £42,500 -5.56% 1
East of England -2 4 £47,500 +1.06%
Wales +8 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Northern Ireland -20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 218 (100.00%) Oracle
2 180 (82.57%) Oracle Database
3 135 (61.93%) Data Guard
4 125 (57.34%) SQL
5 118 (54.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 112 (51.38%) Linux
7 105 (48.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 90 (41.28%) Unix
9 86 (39.45%) SQL Server
10 75 (34.40%) Oracle RMAN
11 71 (32.57%) Performance Tuning
12 63 (28.90%) Relational Database
13 62 (28.44%) RDBMS
14 56 (25.69%) PL/SQL
15 52 (23.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 46 (21.10%) Finance
16 46 (21.10%) ITIL
17 40 (18.35%) Windows
18 39 (17.89%) Oracle Database 10g
19 37 (16.97%) Red Hat
20 36 (16.51%) Oracle Applications
20 36 (16.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 35 (16.06%) Disaster Recovery
22 34 (15.60%) PostgreSQL
22 34 (15.60%) Oracle BI EE
22 34 (15.60%) Windows Server
23 33 (15.14%) High Availability
23 33 (15.14%) Oracle EBS
23 33 (15.14%) Shell Script
24 32 (14.68%) Oracle Certification

Oracle RAC
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 26 (11.93%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.26%) Oracle Application Server
3 13 (5.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (4.59%) Oracle UPK
4 10 (4.59%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.83%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.38%) Apache
6 3 (1.38%) WordPress
7 2 (0.92%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.92%) SAS
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Confluence
8 1 (0.46%) JBoss
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 36 (16.51%) Oracle Applications
2 33 (15.14%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (8.26%) Oracle 11i
3 18 (8.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (3.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (3.67%) SAP ERP
5 6 (2.75%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.46%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.05%) IaaS
2 8 (3.67%) Boomi
3 2 (0.92%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.50%) NAS
1 12 (5.50%) SAN
2 8 (3.67%) SSL
3 7 (3.21%) Firewall
4 5 (2.29%) LAN
4 5 (2.29%) Network Security
4 5 (2.29%) WAN
5 3 (1.38%) Internet
5 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.92%) DHCP
6 2 (0.92%) DNS
6 2 (0.92%) HTTP
6 2 (0.92%) SMTP
6 2 (0.92%) SSH
7 1 (0.46%) DMZ
7 1 (0.46%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (82.57%) Oracle Database
2 118 (54.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 105 (48.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 86 (39.45%) SQL Server
5 63 (28.90%) Relational Database
6 62 (28.44%) RDBMS
7 39 (17.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 34 (15.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 34 (15.60%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (13.30%) Oracle Exadata
10 23 (10.55%) Oracle Reports
11 22 (10.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (9.63%) MongoDB
13 17 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (6.42%) Informix
15 12 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (4.59%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (3.67%) NuoDB
17 8 (3.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (4.13%) Toad
2 7 (3.21%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.75%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.75%) Maven
3 6 (2.75%) Subversion
4 5 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.92%) JIRA
5 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (21.10%) Finance
2 24 (11.01%) Retail
3 14 (6.42%) Banking
4 8 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 185 (84.86%) DBA
2 162 (74.31%) Oracle DBA
3 95 (43.58%) Administrator
4 33 (15.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 29 (13.30%) Senior DBA
6 28 (12.84%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 24 (11.01%) SQL DBA
8 22 (10.09%) Developer
9 14 (6.42%) Oracle Financials DBA
10 9 (4.13%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
10 9 (4.13%) SQL Server DBA
11 7 (3.21%) Graduate
11 7 (3.21%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (2.75%) Database Developer
12 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database Developer
12 6 (2.75%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (2.75%) SQL Database Developer
12 6 (2.75%) SQL Developer
13 5 (2.29%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.22%) Middleware
2 28 (12.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 13 (5.96%) Spring
4 12 (5.50%) XML
5 11 (5.05%) Flash
5 11 (5.05%) J2EE
6 10 (4.59%) JMS
6 10 (4.59%) SAP ALE
6 10 (4.59%) SAP PI
7 9 (4.13%) IDoc
8 7 (3.21%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (3.21%) HTML
8 7 (3.21%) HTML5
8 7 (3.21%) Kafka
8 7 (3.21%) Natural Language Processing
8 7 (3.21%) RESTful
9 6 (2.75%) JDBC
9 6 (2.75%) REST
9 6 (2.75%) SOAP
9 6 (2.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.93%) Clustering
2 12 (5.50%) CMDB
2 12 (5.50%) Fintech
3 9 (4.13%) Spread Betting
4 8 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.21%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.21%) Derivative
5 7 (3.21%) User Experience
6 6 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.29%) Replication
8 3 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.38%) NHS
9 2 (0.92%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.46%) LPAR
10 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 112 (51.38%) Linux
2 90 (41.28%) Unix
3 40 (18.35%) Windows
4 36 (16.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (15.60%) Windows Server
6 23 (10.55%) Solaris
7 17 (7.80%) Oracle Linux
8 15 (6.88%) AIX
9 7 (3.21%) Android
10 6 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.46%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (32.57%) Performance Tuning
2 46 (21.10%) ITIL
3 35 (16.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (15.14%) High Availability
5 29 (13.30%) Capacity Planning
6 28 (12.84%) Proactive Monitoring
7 22 (10.09%) Change Control
8 21 (9.63%) Trend Analysis
9 19 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (6.88%) BPEL
11 14 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (5.96%) Capacity Management
12 13 (5.96%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (5.96%) Service Delivery
12 13 (5.96%) SOA
12 13 (5.96%) Statistics
12 13 (5.96%) Storage Management
13 12 (5.50%) Computer Science
13 12 (5.50%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (57.34%) SQL
2 56 (25.69%) PL/SQL
3 33 (15.14%) Shell Script
4 26 (11.93%) Java
5 13 (5.96%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.05%) Python
7 10 (4.59%) ABAP
8 9 (4.13%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.21%) C++
9 7 (3.21%) Clojure
9 7 (3.21%) Java 8
9 7 (3.21%) Scala
10 5 (2.29%) Korn
11 4 (1.83%) Perl
12 3 (1.38%) PHP
12 3 (1.38%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.92%) AWK
13 2 (0.92%) C-shell
14 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (14.68%) Oracle Certification
2 26 (11.93%) OCP
3 21 (9.63%) Degree
4 18 (8.26%) OCA
5 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.46%) MCITP
8 1 (0.46%) MCSE
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.46%) RHCE
8 1 (0.46%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.34%) SLA
2 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (9.63%) Oracle Clusterware
2 19 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.50%) Firmware
4 11 (5.05%) Active Directory
5 9 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 135 (61.93%) Data Guard
2 75 (34.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 52 (23.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (5.50%) Ansible
5 11 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.59%) Control-M
6 10 (4.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 10 (4.59%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (4.13%) Oracle ZFS
8 7 (3.21%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.75%) Unicenter
10 3 (1.38%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Flashback
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Statspack
12 1 (0.46%) Puppet
12 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 218 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (16.97%) Red Hat
3 21 (9.63%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.17%) VMware
5 12 (5.50%) Remedy
6 10 (4.59%) BMC
6 10 (4.59%) SAP
7 9 (4.13%) Sybase
8 7 (3.21%) Tableau
9 6 (2.75%) CA
10 3 (1.38%) HP
11 2 (0.92%) IDERA
11 2 (0.92%) RedGate
11 2 (0.92%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.92%) Zerto
12 1 (0.46%) IBM
12 1 (0.46%) Informatica
12 1 (0.46%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.46%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.46%) Veritas