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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Analyst
Rank 856 911 802
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -109
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 44 33 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.027% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.029% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 42 27 79
Average salary £34,125 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.68% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,700 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Release Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 29 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 21 April 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 37 £35,000 -12.50% 4
London +41 11 £52,500 +16.66% 1
North West +14 8 £25,000 -
Manchester +12 8 £25,000 -
Stockport +10 8 £25,000 -
Surrey +15 7 £42,000 +5.00%
Wales +4 7 £30,000 +9.09%
South East +1 7 £42,000 +5.00%
South Wales -10 7 £30,000 +9.09%
City of London +24 5 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire +8 5 £31,500 +26.00% 2
Reigate +5 3 £42,000 +5.00%
Cardiff +1 3 £26,000 -5.45%
Chippenham - 3 £30,000 -
Cobham - 3 £35,000 -
Halifax - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £30,000 -
South West - 3 £30,000 -
Redhill -9 2 £42,000 +5.00%
West Midlands -13 2 £27,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £26,000 - 1
Torfaen - 2 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £27,500 -
Cwmbran - 2 £30,000 -
East of England +29 1 £35,000 -14.63%
Harrogate - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £35,000 -

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (66.04%) Release Management
2 47 (44.34%) ITIL
3 38 (35.85%) SQL
4 36 (33.96%) Finance
5 32 (30.19%) Change Management
5 32 (30.19%) Oracle
5 32 (30.19%) Service Management
6 23 (21.70%) RDBMS
6 23 (21.70%) Oracle Database
6 23 (21.70%) Relational Database
7 22 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (19.81%) Project Management
8 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
9 19 (17.92%) Windows
10 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
11 17 (16.04%) PRINCE2
11 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (14.15%) Serena
12 15 (14.15%) QA
12 15 (14.15%) Linux
12 15 (14.15%) MS Office
12 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
12 15 (14.15%) Configuration Management
13 13 (12.26%) Degree
14 11 (10.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (8.49%) Retail
15 9 (8.49%) Shell Script
15 9 (8.49%) IIS
15 9 (8.49%) Perl
16 8 (7.55%) PL/SQL

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (8.49%) IIS
2 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.72%) Apache
4 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.15%) MS Office
3 8 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Cordys
2 1 (0.94%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) LAN
2 2 (1.89%) DHCP
2 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.89%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.94%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.70%) RDBMS
1 23 (21.70%) Oracle Database
1 23 (21.70%) Relational Database
2 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.66%) Ant
3 5 (4.72%) Subversion
4 4 (3.77%) MSI
4 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.77%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.94%) JIRA
6 1 (0.94%) Hudson
6 1 (0.94%) FishEye
6 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (33.96%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Retail
3 5 (4.72%) Banking
4 4 (3.77%) Publishing
4 4 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.83%) Legal
5 3 (2.83%) Advertising
6 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) .NET
2 2 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.89%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Thin Client
1 6 (5.66%) Fat Client
1 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.89%) Open Source
3 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.89%) CLARiiON
3 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.94%) Tandem
4 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Windows
2 15 (14.15%) Linux
3 8 (7.55%) UNIX
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (66.04%) Release Management
2 47 (44.34%) ITIL
3 32 (30.19%) Service Management
3 32 (30.19%) Change Management
4 21 (19.81%) Project Management
5 17 (16.04%) PRINCE2
5 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.15%) Configuration Management
7 11 (10.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.55%) Software Testing
8 8 (7.55%) Fund Management
8 8 (7.55%) Time Management
9 7 (6.60%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.66%) Migration
10 6 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.66%) Software Deployment
11 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.72%) ITIL V3
12 4 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.85%) SQL
2 9 (8.49%) Perl
2 9 (8.49%) Shell Script
3 8 (7.55%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.72%) Java
5 4 (3.77%) C#
5 4 (3.77%) VBScript
5 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.77%) Python
6 3 (2.83%) Ruby
7 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.89%) VBA
8 1 (0.94%) RPG
8 1 (0.94%) PHP
8 1 (0.94%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Degree
2 8 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.94%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.66%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (1.89%) vSphere
2 2 (1.89%) UAG
2 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Puppet
2 2 (1.89%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Oracle
2 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.15%) Serena
3 8 (7.55%) Citrix
4 5 (4.72%) VMware
5 2 (1.89%) EMC
5 2 (1.89%) Infoblox
5 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.89%) Cognos
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco
5 2 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (0.94%) SAP
6 1 (0.94%) HP
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