Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £46,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 327 331
Rank change year-on-year +54 +4 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 25 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.040% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.041% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 4 20
West Midlands median annual salary £46,750 £47,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.53% -3.59% +8.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,575 £38,750
90th Percentile £57,250 £52,500 £52,550
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 8,736 9,662 11,601
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.59% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,810 8,119 9,181
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 15 August 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 15 August 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 - 14 £50,500 - 1
Coventry +10 5 £39,000 -22.00%
Shropshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Warwickshire +29 1 £42,500 +16.44%
West Bromwich - 1 £51,000 -
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 15 August 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 25 (100.00%) Oracle
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (44.00%) SLA
6 10 (40.00%) Unix
6 10 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (32.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (28.00%) Data Guard
8 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (24.00%) Change Management
9 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (20.00%) OCP
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 5 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (20.00%) Retail
10 5 (20.00%) HP Data Protector

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 (12.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (12.00%) MySQL
8 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) DB2
9 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (4.00%) LPAR
1 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Unix
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (24.00%) Change Management
3 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) Coaching
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) Database Security
7 2 (8.00%) High Availability
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Statistics
7 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) BPEL
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) Data Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (4.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) Korn
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.00%) OCP
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (28.00%) Data Guard
4 5 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (8.00%) BMC
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) Remedy
5 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.00%) Capita
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) VMware