The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Analyst
Rank 864 812 769
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 16 45 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.045% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.048% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 34 92
Average salary £41,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.90% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,840 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
Release Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Release Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Release Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Analyst across the England region.

Release Analyst Salary Trend in England

Release Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Release Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Release Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 7 £57,500 +76.92% 1
East Midlands -12 5 £27,000 -16.92%
Yorkshire -39 3 £30,500 -5.42%
North West -11 1 - -
Release Analyst
UK

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Release Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Release Analyst in their job title.

1 23 (52.27%) Release Management
2 19 (43.18%) ITIL
3 15 (34.09%) Finance
4 14 (31.82%) Service Management
5 12 (27.27%) Windows
6 11 (25.00%) SQL
6 11 (25.00%) Change Management
7 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
7 9 (20.45%) Project Management
7 9 (20.45%) Linux
8 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (18.18%) Subversion
9 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
9 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
10 6 (13.64%) UNIX
10 6 (13.64%) MS Office
11 5 (11.36%) Java
11 5 (11.36%) Citrix
11 5 (11.36%) SCCM
11 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
11 5 (11.36%) Hudson
12 4 (9.09%) AppSense
12 4 (9.09%) Banking
12 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
12 4 (9.09%) WSUS
12 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
12 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (9.09%) Shell Script

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Release Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Release Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) Node.js
3 2 (4.55%) Mule
3 2 (4.55%) nginx
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Resin
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Cordys
1 1 (2.27%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) CouchDB
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Subversion
2 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) Hudson
4 4 (9.09%) MSI
4 4 (9.09%) Ant
5 3 (6.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.82%) Mercurial
5 3 (6.82%) JIRA
5 3 (6.82%) Maven
6 2 (4.55%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.27%) FishEye
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Middleware
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.27%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) UNIX
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Release Management
2 19 (43.18%) ITIL
3 14 (31.82%) Service Management
4 11 (25.00%) Change Management
5 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
5 9 (20.45%) Project Management
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.82%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.55%) Logistics
8 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.55%) System Testing
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.55%) DevOps
9 1 (2.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.36%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.09%) VBScript
5 3 (6.82%) VB
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.55%) Varnish
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) WSUS
3 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Citrix
2 4 (9.09%) AppSense
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Splunk
4 2 (4.55%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy
5 1 (2.27%) MKS