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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Analyst
Rank 855 794 788
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 19 55 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.055% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.059% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 77
Average salary £30,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.27% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £38,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-19.73% +26.66%
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
101207 93640 105041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82615 78406 90395
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
East Midlands -16 5 £27,000 -16.92%
London -17 5 £60,000 +100.00% 4
Yorkshire -34 4 £30,500 +1.66%
North West -27 3 £28,250 - 1
East of England -16 1 - -
South East -39 1 £32,500 -17.72% 2
Release Analyst
UK

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (60.78%) Release Management
2 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 21 (41.18%) ITIL
3 19 (37.25%) Windows
3 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 17 (33.33%) Service Management
4 17 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 14 (27.45%) Change Management
6 10 (19.61%) UNIX
7 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
8 8 (15.69%) Project Management
8 8 (15.69%) Oracle
8 8 (15.69%) MS Office
9 7 (13.73%) Linux
9 7 (13.73%) .NET
9 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
9 7 (13.73%) Subversion
10 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
10 6 (11.76%) Perl
11 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
11 5 (9.80%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
11 5 (9.80%) Citrix
11 5 (9.80%) IBM
11 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
11 5 (9.80%) Windows 7

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) Resin
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) nginx
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Cordys
2 1 (1.96%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Intranet
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) SSH
2 2 (3.92%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Subversion
2 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.84%) JIRA
4 4 (7.84%) MSI
4 4 (7.84%) Ant
4 4 (7.84%) Hudson
5 3 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.88%) ClearQuest
5 3 (5.88%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.88%) Maven
6 2 (3.92%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.92%) Toad
7 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.96%) FishEye
7 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) JRules
3 4 (7.84%) Middleware
4 3 (5.88%) Web Services
4 3 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.84%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) UNIX
3 7 (13.73%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Release Management
2 21 (41.18%) ITIL
3 17 (33.33%) Service Management
3 17 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 14 (27.45%) Change Management
5 8 (15.69%) Project Management
6 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
7 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.84%) ITSM
9 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.88%) Business Transformation
10 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.88%) Supplier Management
10 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.92%) Logistics
11 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 6 (11.76%) Perl
4 4 (7.84%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) VBScript
5 3 (5.88%) VB
5 3 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (3.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.96%) Varnish
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) WSUS
3 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.96%) Opsview
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
4 4 (7.84%) AppSense
5 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.88%) Splunk
6 2 (3.92%) JBoss
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Remedy
7 1 (1.96%) MKS
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