Results Of The Oracle Certification 2009 Salary Survey

TResults of Oracle Certification 2009 Salary Surveyhe results of the Oracle Certification Program's 2009 Salary Survey, which was administered via the Internet earlier this year have been released.

Responses from Oracle Certification E-Magazine subscribers, Oracle Certified individuals, and visitors to the Oracle Certification Blog are included in the survey results - with participants from every demographic region worldwide.

Of the 2,337 individuals who responded to the survey, 95% are employed either full- or part-time and reported that those who are Oracle certified typically earn an average salary that is $10K higher than candidates who are not certified.

For full details, visit Oracle Certification 2009 Salary Survey Results.

Comments:

Great survey results! An eye-opener for all Oracle certification candidates! It certainly does pay to get certified!

Posted by Mohan Dutt on September 18, 2009 at 02:38 AM PDT #

The links on the referring page dont work. You will get a javascript error: Line:43 Char: 2 Error: 'i' is undefined Code: 0 URL: http://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=305&p_nl=namer I tested in IE and FF and tried in all country options and get the same thing for all of them.

Posted by seth on September 20, 2009 at 09:24 PM PDT #

Here is the full link in case the BITLY link doesn't work for you: http://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=305 Thanks for the alert!

Posted by Paul Sorensen on September 20, 2009 at 11:19 PM PDT #

Paul - I tried the links you posted - both the BITLY and full link in multiple browsers and cannot access the report. The links bring me to the country select page and none of the region links open the report. Thanks. - Shartel

Posted by Shartel on September 20, 2009 at 11:49 PM PDT #

Ah, am learning something new every day (thanks Shartel) - word has it that this might just simply be a cookie issue: when you get to the country select page, select your country and I believe that you will be taken to the Certification home page -- from there you should be able to access the survey results by clicking on center button at the very bottom of the page - "View the Results Oracle Certification Salary Survey 2009."

Posted by Paul Sorensen on September 21, 2009 at 01:41 AM PDT #

surely that is BS? I got certified and didn't get anything more... and I took part in that survey... but then I am going to change jobs, ditch oracle and get paid more just for what I did before that anyway... so maybe it was just my employer...

Posted by Hari on September 27, 2009 at 02:42 AM PDT #

Every link on that page refers to the current page - i.e. you can't see any results

Posted by john on September 28, 2009 at 04:44 AM PDT #

Sorry to hear that Hari - I agree that there are other factors too that can affect salary. So I'll encourage you to continue using your certification as a bragging point - many are benefitting from the certification and I hope to see you gain the benefits as well!

Posted by Paul Sorensen on October 01, 2009 at 02:09 AM PDT #

I am an OCP in DBA .. there are no fresher jobs available in this track and nobody is ready to hire freshers as it is a crucial job.. How should i get experienced in this field . Please do assist me.. From past 3 months i have been searching for a job but countn't find one..

Posted by Vijay Patil on March 17, 2010 at 02:08 PM PDT #

Vijay - get on some projects that you can add to your CV/resumé. Try checking around on the OTN Forum for some opportunities and advice from your peers - possibly even in your local area.

Posted by Paul Sorensen on March 18, 2010 at 12:13 AM PDT #

I am an OCA certified in DBA.. there are no fresher jobs available in this track and nobody is ready to hire freshers as it is a crucial job.. How should i get experienced in this field . Please do assist me.. From past 3 months i have been searching for a job but countn't find one..

Posted by Nishant on March 18, 2010 at 01:08 PM PDT #

Hi, I'm an OCA certified in DBA and Developer. I'm having 2.5 years of experience in Oracle SQL and PL/SQL development. However, i got lot of opportunities in Developer track but yes, for DBA track i couldn't find any for less than 3 yrs exp. For that too they want RAC and Hot backup skills. Kindly advise how to proceed with Oracle DBA track, as gaining theoretical knowledge only will not help and no body wants to give job in DBA track.

Posted by Gaurav on May 12, 2010 at 12:52 PM PDT #

hi everyone i am sravani recently got job and domain is data ware housing so how the future will be i want to know about it.Please post your suggetions.

Posted by sravani on May 12, 2010 at 04:37 PM PDT #

Gaurav underscores an important point, and that is that although certification is powerful way to augment your experience, it is not a "substitute" for it. Preparing for an Oracle Certification requires the candidate to obtain a significant collection of knowledge and skills, but the power is in the application of it all. It is therefore important to get experience on projects using these key skills and knowledge to be most productive and competitive.

Posted by Paul Sorensen on May 12, 2010 at 11:54 PM PDT #

Hi Paul, You suggested many people to work on projects. How can we work on projects if we dont have job and are looking for it? As a fresher in this field it is difficult to be entrant!

Posted by ranbir on June 03, 2010 at 07:46 PM PDT #

hi i am an OCP and will be taking OCP very soon. i have just completed my third (3rd) year of engg. (B.Tech-IT)... i just want to know about my chances of getting a job in ORACLE...presuming i become OCP

Posted by ANEESH on July 02, 2010 at 04:20 AM PDT #

Hi I am an OCP certified in oracle 11g advanced PL/SQL developer and having around 9 years experience in various domains when I am verifying for the OCM exam it is showing only for the DBA OCM exam . will it be possible for taking exam ad developer as OCM exam .

Posted by shreenivas on August 04, 2010 at 07:03 PM PDT #

HI Shreenivas - you are correct; the OCM certification is only currently available for the DBA certification tracks.

Posted by Paul Sorensen on August 06, 2010 at 05:10 AM PDT #

Hi All, I have 5 years of experience and completed OCP in 11g Advanced PL/SQL. Please, let me know. What next to do in PL/SQL to keep updated myself?

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Posted by Amos Gretz on December 04, 2010 at 07:30 PM PST #

vic218 haha!! Well if you love it you should do it :) do you have any amateur groups that you could join where u live? Xx

Posted by omaporno on December 06, 2010 at 09:33 PM PST #

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