Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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

Oracle Database Administrator
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 305 329
Rank change year-on-year +33 +24 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 20 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 8
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £34,450 £42,175 £37,850
90th Percentile £55,350 £52,500 £53,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 8,276 9,518 11,342
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.41% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,437 7,904 8,976
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Oracle DBA in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Oracle DBA in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Birmingham +12 6 £51,000 +2.00%
Coventry +9 6 £37,750 -24.50% 2
Shropshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Warwickshire +38 1 £42,500 +16.44%
West Bromwich +14 1 £51,000 +2.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,500 -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Oracle DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) Unix
5 10 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (25.00%) Linux
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) Data Guard
10 4 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 4 (20.00%) Windows
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (20.00%) SLA
10 4 (20.00%) HP
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (15.00%) Coaching
11 3 (15.00%) Change Management
11 3 (15.00%) ITIL
11 3 (15.00%) SOA
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (15.00%) Korn
11 3 (15.00%) Statistics

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (5.00%) DB2
8 1 (5.00%) MySQL
8 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) LPAR
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
1 4 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Coaching
2 3 (15.00%) Database Security
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) SOA
2 3 (15.00%) Statistics
2 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) BPEL
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Data Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) Korn
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) OCP
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Data Guard
4 4 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) VMware