Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 898 1026 804
Rank change year-on-year +128 -222 -109
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 198 175 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.099% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 0.74% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 141 117 223
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -18.26% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -10.48% +10.53%

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 23,639 23,560 21,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.63% 13.36% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19,333 19,473 17,931
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £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 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
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 RAC within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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 +93 169 £52,500 +11.70% 30
UK excluding London +71 134 £50,000 +6.38% 24
London +64 63 £55,000 -2.22% 11
South East +54 53 £52,500 +11.70% 9
Midlands +43 25 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Scotland +27 24 £40,000 -27.27% 5
East Midlands +46 22 £45,000 -10.00%
North of England +37 13 £42,500 +21.43% 1
South West +13 13 £82,500 +120.00% 3
Yorkshire +19 9 £43,750 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +38 3 £50,500 +1.00% 2
North West +17 3 £42,500 -
Northern Ireland -21 3 £50,000 -
East of England +21 2 £57,500 +22.34% 4
North East +18 1 £84,218 +29.57%
Wales +11 1 £40,000 -27.27%

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 198 (100.00%) Oracle
2 168 (84.85%) Oracle Database
3 128 (64.65%) Data Guard
4 105 (53.03%) Linux
5 103 (52.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 91 (45.96%) SQL
7 85 (42.93%) Oracle Database 12c
8 82 (41.41%) Unix
9 72 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
10 69 (34.85%) Oracle RMAN
11 66 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 46 (23.23%) Windows
13 45 (22.73%) Relational Database
14 44 (22.22%) RDBMS
15 40 (20.20%) Oracle Applications
15 40 (20.20%) Shell Script
15 40 (20.20%) High Availability
16 38 (19.19%) Middleware
16 38 (19.19%) PL/SQL
17 37 (18.69%) Oracle EBS
17 37 (18.69%) Oracle BI EE
18 36 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 35 (17.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
20 34 (17.17%) Finance
20 34 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery
21 33 (16.67%) ITIL
21 33 (16.67%) Windows Server
22 31 (15.66%) Oracle Certification
22 31 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 30 (15.15%) Oracle Database 10g

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 27 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 15 (7.58%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.06%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (5.56%) Oracle UPK
5 7 (3.54%) Apache
6 6 (3.03%) JBoss
7 5 (2.53%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.52%) WordPress
10 2 (1.01%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.01%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 40 (20.20%) Oracle Applications
2 37 (18.69%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (11.62%) Oracle 11i
4 21 (10.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (3.03%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.06%) IaaS
2 7 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.02%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.56%) Firewall
1 11 (5.56%) SAN
2 10 (5.05%) SSL
3 9 (4.55%) NAS
4 7 (3.54%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.03%) HTTP
5 6 (3.03%) Network Security
6 5 (2.53%) LAN
6 5 (2.53%) WAN
7 3 (1.52%) Internet
8 2 (1.01%) DHCP
8 2 (1.01%) DNS
8 2 (1.01%) SMTP
8 2 (1.01%) SSH
8 2 (1.01%) VSAN
9 1 (0.51%) DMZ
9 1 (0.51%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (84.85%) Oracle Database
2 103 (52.02%) Oracle Database 11g
3 85 (42.93%) Oracle Database 12c
4 66 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 45 (22.73%) Relational Database
6 44 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 37 (18.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 30 (15.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 29 (14.65%) Oracle Reports
10 28 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
12 20 (10.10%) MongoDB
13 18 (9.09%) MySQL
14 16 (8.08%) Big Data
15 11 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (3.54%) Hadoop
16 7 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
18 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
19 3 (1.52%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 9 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 9 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (4.04%) Eclipse
2 8 (4.04%) Maven
2 8 (4.04%) Subversion
3 2 (1.01%) JIRA
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
General
1 34 (17.17%) Finance
2 21 (10.61%) Retail
3 3 (1.52%) Banking
3 3 (1.52%) Marketing
4 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 159 (80.30%) DBA
2 136 (68.69%) Oracle DBA
3 87 (43.94%) Administrator
4 35 (17.68%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 23 (11.62%) Developer
5 23 (11.62%) Senior DBA
6 18 (9.09%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 13 (6.57%) SQL DBA
8 11 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (4.04%) Database Developer
9 8 (4.04%) DV Cleared DBA
9 8 (4.04%) Oracle Database Developer
10 7 (3.54%) Graduate
10 7 (3.54%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (3.54%) Oracle Financials DBA
10 7 (3.54%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.54%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.03%) SQL Database Developer
12 5 (2.53%) Junior DBA
12 5 (2.53%) Junior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.19%) Middleware
2 35 (17.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 15 (7.58%) Spring
4 10 (5.05%) JDBC
4 10 (5.05%) XML
5 8 (4.04%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.04%) JMS
5 8 (4.04%) JPA
5 8 (4.04%) REST
5 8 (4.04%) SOAP
6 7 (3.54%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (3.54%) HTML
6 7 (3.54%) HTML5
6 7 (3.54%) Kafka
6 7 (3.54%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (3.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (3.54%) RESTful
7 6 (3.03%) LDAP
8 4 (2.02%) Flash
8 4 (2.02%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.12%) Clustering
2 18 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.07%) Replication
4 9 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (3.54%) Derivative
6 7 (3.54%) Spread Betting
6 7 (3.54%) User Experience
7 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.53%) Fintech
9 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.52%) NHS
11 2 (1.01%) CMDB
11 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (53.03%) Linux
2 82 (41.41%) Unix
3 46 (23.23%) Windows
4 33 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 31 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.07%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (6.06%) Solaris
8 11 (5.56%) AIX
9 7 (3.54%) Android
10 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.51%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 40 (20.20%) High Availability
3 34 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (16.67%) ITIL
5 30 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (13.13%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (10.61%) Proactive Monitoring
8 19 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (8.08%) BPEL
9 16 (8.08%) Migration
10 15 (7.58%) Change Control
10 15 (7.58%) Service Delivery
11 14 (7.07%) Computer Science
11 14 (7.07%) Trend Analysis
12 12 (6.06%) Presales
12 12 (6.06%) Problem Management
12 12 (6.06%) Statistics
12 12 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (5.56%) Proactive Management
13 11 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 91 (45.96%) SQL
2 40 (20.20%) Shell Script
3 38 (19.19%) PL/SQL
4 26 (13.13%) Java
5 16 (8.08%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.58%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.06%) Python
8 9 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.04%) Perl
10 7 (3.54%) C++
10 7 (3.54%) Clojure
10 7 (3.54%) Java 8
10 7 (3.54%) Scala
11 3 (1.52%) PHP
12 2 (1.01%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 31 (15.66%) Oracle Certification
2 26 (13.13%) OCP
3 23 (11.62%) Degree
4 17 (8.59%) OCA
5 9 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.04%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
2 16 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.57%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.53%) Firmware
5 4 (2.02%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 128 (64.65%) Data Guard
2 69 (34.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 36 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (8.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 10 (5.05%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (3.54%) Ansible
7 5 (2.53%) Puppet
8 4 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.01%) Control-M
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (1.01%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Flashback
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 198 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (12.12%) Red Hat
3 20 (10.10%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.09%) VMware
5 8 (4.04%) HP
5 8 (4.04%) Sybase
6 7 (3.54%) Tableau
7 5 (2.53%) Remedy
8 4 (2.02%) OutSystems
9 2 (1.01%) RedGate
9 2 (1.01%) SAP
9 2 (1.01%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.51%) IBM
10 1 (0.51%) Informatica
10 1 (0.51%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.51%) NetApp
10 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft