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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Analyst
Rank 846 913 802
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -111
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 46 33 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.028% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.030% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 79
Average salary £30,000 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.71% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +6.66%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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

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 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Release Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 30 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 27 May 2015. 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 +63 44 £29,500 -26.25% 3
London +37 16 £58,500 +30.00% 1
Yorkshire +21 15 £28,000 +15.70% 1
North Yorkshire - 9 £28,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +19 6 £28,000 +19.65%
Halifax - 6 £28,000 -
York - 5 £29,000 - 1
Surrey +17 4 £42,000 +5.00%
South East +12 4 £42,000 +5.00%
Stockport +5 4 £24,500 -
North West +2 4 £24,500 -
Manchester +1 4 £24,500 -
Wimbledon - 4 - -
Reigate +9 3 £42,000 +5.00%
West Midlands -2 3 £27,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £27,500 - 1
City of London +44 2 £66,250 +47.22%
Redhill 0 2 £42,000 +5.00%
Cwmbran - 2 £30,000 -
Wales - 2 £30,000 - 1
South Wales - 2 £30,000 - 1
Torfaen - 2 £30,000 -
East of England +12 1 £35,000 -14.63%
South West - 1 £30,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £30,000 -
Harrogate - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £60,000 -
Morden - 1 £60,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £35,000 -

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 70 (65.42%) Release Management
2 58 (54.21%) ITIL
3 41 (38.32%) SQL
4 38 (35.51%) Finance
5 34 (31.78%) Oracle
6 33 (30.84%) Change Management
7 29 (27.10%) Windows
8 27 (25.23%) Service Management
8 27 (25.23%) Project Management
8 27 (25.23%) Oracle Database
9 25 (23.36%) Relational Database
9 25 (23.36%) RDBMS
10 21 (19.63%) Linux
11 20 (18.69%) Configuration Management
12 18 (16.82%) QA
12 18 (16.82%) SDLC
13 17 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (15.89%) Shell Script
13 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
13 17 (15.89%) PL/SQL
14 16 (14.95%) MS Excel
15 15 (14.02%) PRINCE2
15 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
15 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.08%) Tomcat
17 13 (12.15%) MS Office
17 13 (12.15%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (12.15%) Degree

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 14 (13.08%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.21%) Apache
3 9 (8.41%) JBoss
4 8 (7.48%) IIS
5 4 (3.74%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (14.95%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.15%) MS Office
3 8 (7.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Cordys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) LAN
2 4 (3.74%) DHCP
2 4 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (3.74%) NetScaler
2 4 (3.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.93%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.23%) Oracle Database
2 25 (23.36%) Relational Database
2 25 (23.36%) RDBMS
3 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.21%) Ant
3 11 (10.28%) Subversion
4 9 (8.41%) Hudson
4 9 (8.41%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.54%) FishEye
5 7 (6.54%) JIRA
5 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.74%) MSI
6 4 (3.74%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Banking
3 8 (7.48%) Retail
3 8 (7.48%) Legal
4 4 (3.74%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.74%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.74%) Publishing
5 2 (1.87%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) JRules
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.61%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.61%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.74%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.74%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.10%) Windows
2 21 (19.63%) Linux
3 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (65.42%) Release Management
2 58 (54.21%) ITIL
3 33 (30.84%) Change Management
4 27 (25.23%) Project Management
4 27 (25.23%) Service Management
5 20 (18.69%) Configuration Management
6 18 (16.82%) SDLC
7 15 (14.02%) PRINCE2
7 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (12.15%) Automated Testing
10 11 (10.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (7.48%) Time Management
11 8 (7.48%) Software Testing
12 7 (6.54%) Fund Management
12 7 (6.54%) Asset Management
12 7 (6.54%) Open Source
12 7 (6.54%) Patch Management
13 6 (5.61%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.32%) SQL
2 17 (15.89%) Shell Script
2 17 (15.89%) PL/SQL
3 7 (6.54%) Perl
4 4 (3.74%) VBScript
4 4 (3.74%) Python
4 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.80%) Ruby
6 2 (1.87%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) RPG
7 1 (0.93%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) ITIL Certification
1 13 (12.15%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) XenDesktop
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.74%) XenApp
2 4 (3.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (3.74%) vSphere
2 4 (3.74%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (31.78%) Oracle
2 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.35%) Citrix
3 10 (9.35%) Serena
4 6 (5.61%) VMware
5 4 (3.74%) Infoblox
5 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.74%) EMC
5 4 (3.74%) Cisco
6 2 (1.87%) IBM
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