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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Analyst
Rank 866 820 800
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 21 53 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.050% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.053% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 85
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,480 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +10.00%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Release Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 20 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 16 September 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 -50 20 £32,500 -1.51% 3
London -27 7 £57,500 +48.38% 2
East Midlands -18 5 £27,000 -16.92%
Leicestershire - 5 £27,000 -
Leicester - 5 £27,000 -
Yorkshire -43 4 £30,500 +1.66%
South Yorkshire - 3 £30,500 -
Sheffield - 3 £30,500 -
City of London -8 2 £62,500 +31.57%
North West -18 2 £32,500 - 1
Manchester - 2 £32,500 - 1
Essex +6 1 - -
Bradford -12 1 £23,400 -35.00%
South East -25 1 £32,500 -17.72%
East of England -28 1 - -
West Yorkshire -31 1 £23,400 -35.00%
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £60,000 -

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 31 (59.62%) Release Management
2 22 (42.31%) ITIL
3 21 (40.38%) Finance
4 17 (32.69%) Service Management
4 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 17 (32.69%) Configuration Management
5 16 (30.77%) Windows
6 14 (26.92%) Change Management
7 11 (21.15%) UNIX
8 10 (19.23%) Linux
9 9 (17.31%) Oracle
9 9 (17.31%) Project Management
9 9 (17.31%) Subversion
9 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
11 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
11 7 (13.46%) MS Office
12 6 (11.54%) Perl
12 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
13 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.62%) Citrix
13 5 (9.62%) .NET
13 5 (9.62%) Java
13 5 (9.62%) JIRA
13 5 (9.62%) SCCM
13 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
13 5 (9.62%) Hudson

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.69%) Resin
2 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) Node.js
4 2 (3.85%) Confluence
4 2 (3.85%) Mule
4 2 (3.85%) nginx
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Cordys
2 1 (1.92%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SSH
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
1 2 (3.85%) FTP
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Subversion
2 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.62%) JIRA
3 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.62%) Hudson
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (7.69%) Ant
4 4 (7.69%) MSI
5 3 (5.77%) ClearQuest
5 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.77%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.77%) Maven
5 3 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.85%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.85%) Toad
7 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.92%) FishEye
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) JRules
2 4 (7.69%) Middleware
3 3 (5.77%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) UNIX
3 10 (19.23%) Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Release Management
2 22 (42.31%) ITIL
3 17 (32.69%) Service Management
3 17 (32.69%) Configuration Management
4 14 (26.92%) Change Management
5 9 (17.31%) Project Management
5 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.69%) Line Management
6 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.77%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
7 3 (5.77%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.85%) DevOps
8 2 (3.85%) Logistics
8 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.54%) Perl
3 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.62%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) Ruby
5 4 (7.69%) VBScript
6 3 (5.77%) VB
7 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) C#
8 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.92%) ISEB
1 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (1.92%) MOS
1 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.85%) Varnish
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) WSUS
3 2 (3.85%) Opsview
3 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Citrix
3 4 (7.69%) AppSense
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
4 3 (5.77%) Splunk
5 2 (3.85%) JBoss
6 1 (1.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.92%) MKS
6 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
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