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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Analyst
Rank 880 810 815
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 24 61 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.056% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.060% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 12 44 72
Average salary £30,500 £38,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.26% +17.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,460 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £39,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-21.79% +30.00%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Release Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 22 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 22 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
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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 23 £30,500 -20.26% 6
London -15 8 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Leicestershire +6 5 £27,000 -28.94%
Leicester +5 5 £27,000 -28.94%
East Midlands -15 5 £27,000 -14.96%
Yorkshire -40 4 £30,500 -3.17%
North West -20 3 £28,250 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £30,500 -
Manchester - 3 £28,250 - 2
Sheffield - 3 £30,500 -
South East -32 2 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Essex +3 1 - -
East of England 0 1 - -
Bradford -4 1 £23,400 -36.32%
City of London -6 1 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Berkshire -8 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -36 1 £23,400 -36.32%
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £24,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £60,000 - 1

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (56.90%) Release Management
2 26 (44.83%) ITIL
3 21 (36.21%) Service Management
3 21 (36.21%) Finance
4 20 (34.48%) Configuration Management
5 19 (32.76%) Windows
5 19 (32.76%) SQL
6 16 (27.59%) Change Management
7 11 (18.97%) Oracle
7 11 (18.97%) MS Office
7 11 (18.97%) UNIX
7 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
8 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
9 8 (13.79%) Subversion
9 8 (13.79%) WebSphere
9 8 (13.79%) Project Management
9 8 (13.79%) Linux
10 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
10 7 (12.07%) .NET
10 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
11 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (10.34%) Perl
11 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
12 5 (8.62%) Citrix
12 5 (8.62%) IBM
12 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
12 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.62%) Oracle Forms

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.62%) Resin
4 4 (6.90%) IIS
5 3 (5.17%) SAS
6 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.72%) Apache
7 1 (1.72%) Mule
7 1 (1.72%) Confluence
7 1 (1.72%) Node.js
7 1 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Cordys
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.72%) AWD
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) SSH
2 2 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Subversion
2 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (6.90%) JIRA
5 4 (6.90%) Hudson
5 4 (6.90%) Ant
5 4 (6.90%) MSI
6 3 (5.17%) ClearQuest
6 3 (5.17%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.17%) Maven
6 3 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.45%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.45%) Toad
8 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.72%) FishEye
8 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) JRules
3 4 (6.90%) Middleware
4 3 (5.17%) Web Services
4 3 (5.17%) XML
5 1 (1.72%) HTML
5 1 (1.72%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.90%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) UNIX
3 8 (13.79%) Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Release Management
2 26 (44.83%) ITIL
3 21 (36.21%) Service Management
4 20 (34.48%) Configuration Management
5 16 (27.59%) Change Management
6 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
7 8 (13.79%) Project Management
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.90%) ITSM
10 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
11 3 (5.17%) Supplier Management
11 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (5.17%) Business Transformation
11 3 (5.17%) Software Deployment
12 2 (3.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.34%) Perl
3 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.90%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) VBScript
5 3 (5.17%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) C#
5 3 (5.17%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (5.17%) MOS
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.72%) Varnish
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) WSUS
3 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.72%) Puppet
4 1 (1.72%) Opsview
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Citrix
2 5 (8.62%) IBM
2 5 (8.62%) ServiceNow
3 4 (6.90%) AppSense
4 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.17%) Splunk
5 2 (3.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) MKS
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