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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Analyst
Rank 800 826 834
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 66 49 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.047% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.050% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 38
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,900 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £40,000 £31,040
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +28.86%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Release Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 28 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 29 January 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 +29 59 £50,000 +11.11% 5
London -4 33 £55,000 +22.22% 1
City of London -1 15 £52,500 +13.51% 1
South East -17 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North West - 8 £24,500 - 2
Manchester - 8 £24,500 - 2
Stockport - 8 £24,500 - 2
East of England -3 6 - -
South Wales -11 6 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Wales -13 6 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Surrey -10 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cardiff -12 5 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £38,750 -
Hitchin - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £38,750 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £65,000 -
Cobham - 2 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
West Midlands -9 1 £35,000 -9.67%
South West -19 1 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £70,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £30,000 - 1

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 50 (63.29%) Release Management
2 32 (40.51%) Finance
3 31 (39.24%) ITIL
4 28 (35.44%) SQL
5 25 (31.65%) Service Management
6 23 (29.11%) Oracle
7 19 (24.05%) Change Management
8 17 (21.52%) Oracle Database
9 16 (20.25%) Relational Database
9 16 (20.25%) RDBMS
9 16 (20.25%) Linux
10 15 (18.99%) MS Office
10 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
10 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (17.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
12 13 (16.46%) QA
13 12 (15.19%) Degree
13 12 (15.19%) Windows
14 11 (13.92%) Project Management
15 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
15 10 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (11.39%) Retail
16 9 (11.39%) Serena
16 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
17 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
17 8 (10.13%) Software Testing
17 8 (10.13%) MS PowerPoint
17 8 (10.13%) Time Management
18 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.33%) Apache
2 5 (6.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) Node.js
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
4 1 (1.27%) Mule
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (18.99%) MS Office
2 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) LAN
2 1 (1.27%) DSL
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) Oracle Database
2 16 (20.25%) Relational Database
2 16 (20.25%) RDBMS
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.59%) Ant
2 6 (7.59%) Subversion
2 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) Hudson
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) MSI
4 2 (2.53%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.53%) FishEye
General
1 32 (40.51%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Retail
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.06%) Publishing
5 2 (2.53%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) .NET
1 2 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Thin Client
1 6 (7.59%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Open Source
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.27%) Tandem
5 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) UNIX
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) Release Management
2 31 (39.24%) ITIL
3 25 (31.65%) Service Management
4 19 (24.05%) Change Management
5 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.92%) Project Management
7 10 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.13%) Software Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Time Management
9 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.59%) Asset Management
10 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.06%) OO
12 4 (5.06%) Migration
12 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.06%) Wealth Management
12 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.86%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.59%) Java
5 5 (6.33%) Perl
6 4 (5.06%) C#
7 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.53%) VBScript
8 2 (2.53%) VBA
8 2 (2.53%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.27%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby
9 1 (1.27%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.80%) SAP Certification
4 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
3 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.59%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Oracle
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.39%) Serena
4 6 (7.59%) Citrix
5 3 (3.80%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) HP
5 3 (3.80%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) Cognos
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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