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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Analyst
Rank 845 875 830
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 46 21 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.018% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.019% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 39
Average salary £55,000 £31,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.60% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -10.29%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

Release Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 21 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 3 September 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 +43 42 £55,000 +69.23% 4
London +35 28 £55,000 -8.33%
City of London +39 13 £53,750 -14.00%
South West - 9 £37,500 - 4
Gloucestershire - 6 £37,500 -
Cheltenham - 6 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 4 £27,500 - 1
Wales - 4 £27,500 - 1
South Wales - 4 £27,500 - 1
East of England +12 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Chippenham - 2 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £32,500 - 2
Manchester +8 1 - -
South East +5 1 £26,400 -18.76%
North West -3 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £26,400 -
Staines - 1 £26,400 -
Bristol - 1 £30,500 - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £60,000 -

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 52 (55.32%) ITIL
2 42 (44.68%) Release Management
3 35 (37.23%) Change Management
4 34 (36.17%) Oracle
5 33 (35.11%) Microsoft
6 32 (34.04%) SQL
7 26 (27.66%) Finance
8 24 (25.53%) Oracle Database
9 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
10 22 (23.40%) Windows
10 22 (23.40%) RDBMS
10 22 (23.40%) Project Management
10 22 (23.40%) Relational Database
11 21 (22.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (20.21%) Service Management
12 19 (20.21%) Linux
13 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (19.15%) Subversion
14 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
15 14 (14.89%) Tomcat
15 14 (14.89%) MS Office
15 14 (14.89%) .NET
16 13 (13.83%) PL/SQL
16 13 (13.83%) MS Exchange
16 13 (13.83%) Shell Script
16 13 (13.83%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (13.83%) Automated Testing
16 13 (13.83%) XenApp
17 12 (12.77%) PowerShell

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (14.89%) Tomcat
2 13 (13.83%) MS Exchange
3 12 (12.77%) IIS
3 12 (12.77%) Apache
4 10 (10.64%) JBoss
5 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Office
2 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) DHCP
1 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (4.26%) NetScaler
1 4 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.53%) Oracle Database
2 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
3 22 (23.40%) RDBMS
3 22 (23.40%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (19.15%) Subversion
3 12 (12.77%) JIRA
4 11 (11.70%) Ant
5 10 (10.64%) Hudson
5 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.45%) FishEye
7 6 (6.38%) InstallShield
8 4 (4.26%) Selenium
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.13%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (27.66%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Banking
3 7 (7.45%) Legal
4 5 (5.32%) Retail
5 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.13%) Middleware
3 2 (2.13%) JRules
3 2 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Thin Client
1 9 (9.57%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.26%) CLARiiON
4 4 (4.26%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.13%) CMDB
5 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) Windows
2 19 (20.21%) Linux
3 8 (8.51%) UNIX
4 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.32%) ITIL
2 42 (44.68%) Release Management
3 35 (37.23%) Change Management
4 22 (23.40%) Project Management
5 19 (20.21%) Service Management
6 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
7 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (13.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (13.83%) Automated Testing
9 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.45%) Open Source
10 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.45%) SDLC
11 6 (6.38%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.38%) Matrix Management
11 6 (6.38%) Investment Management
12 5 (5.32%) ITIL V3
12 5 (5.32%) Asset Management
13 4 (4.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.04%) SQL
2 13 (13.83%) Shell Script
2 13 (13.83%) PL/SQL
3 12 (12.77%) PowerShell
4 11 (11.70%) Perl
5 8 (8.51%) VB
6 6 (6.38%) C#
7 5 (5.32%) Java
8 3 (3.19%) Ruby
9 2 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.19%) Degree
4 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) PMP
4 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.06%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (13.83%) XenApp
2 9 (9.57%) XenDesktop
3 4 (4.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (4.26%) vSphere
3 4 (4.26%) UAG
3 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (3.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (36.17%) Oracle
2 33 (35.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.77%) Serena
4 9 (9.57%) VMware
5 7 (7.45%) IBM
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco
6 6 (6.38%) Citrix
7 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.26%) Remedy
7 4 (4.26%) EMC
7 4 (4.26%) Infoblox
7 4 (4.26%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.06%) Capita
8 1 (1.06%) HP
8 1 (1.06%) SAP
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