The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Analyst
Rank 875 860 813
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 36 34 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.031% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.032% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 74
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £34,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £37,500 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +26.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
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 £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Release Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Release Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Release Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Release Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Release Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Analyst over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

Release Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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
England -39 34 £52,500 +10.52% 6
London +2 16 £52,500 +10.52% 2
South East - 9 £38,750 - 2
City of London +17 8 £52,500 +10.52% 2
East of England -11 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
Milton Keynes - 5 £45,000 - 1
Hitchin - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 £20,750 -
North West - 3 £23,000 - 2
Stockport - 3 £23,000 - 2
Manchester - 3 £23,000 - 2
South Wales +8 2 £21,625 -37.54%
Wales +8 2 £21,625 -37.54%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Staines - 2 £20,000 -
Caerphilly +7 1 £17,250 -50.35%
Cardiff - 1 £26,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £70,000 -

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 33 (58.93%) Release Management
2 28 (50.00%) ITIL
3 21 (37.50%) Service Management
4 18 (32.14%) Change Management
5 15 (26.79%) Linux
5 15 (26.79%) Oracle
6 14 (25.00%) Finance
6 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (23.21%) SQL
8 9 (16.07%) Windows
8 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
9 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 8 (14.29%) Project Management
9 8 (14.29%) RDBMS
10 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 7 (12.50%) UNIX
10 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.50%) MS Office
10 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
11 6 (10.71%) Java
11 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
11 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (10.71%) Serena
12 5 (8.93%) Subversion
12 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) JBoss
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Mule
4 2 (3.57%) nginx
4 2 (3.57%) Confluence
4 2 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
2 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.93%) Subversion
4 4 (7.14%) JIRA
4 4 (7.14%) Ant
5 3 (5.36%) Hudson
5 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.57%) FishEye
7 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.79%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.79%) MSI
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) Tandem
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Windows
3 7 (12.50%) UNIX
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Release Management
2 28 (50.00%) ITIL
3 21 (37.50%) Service Management
4 18 (32.14%) Change Management
5 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) Project Management
7 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) OO
10 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
11 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.36%) Supplier Management
11 3 (5.36%) Business Transformation
12 2 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) Perl
3 4 (7.14%) C#
3 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
5 2 (3.57%) VBA
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (5.36%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
1 2 (3.57%) Varnish
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
1 2 (3.57%) Opsview
2 1 (1.79%) WSUS
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) Serena
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) HP
4 3 (5.36%) SAP
5 2 (3.57%) Cognos
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) AppSense
6 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
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