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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Analyst
Rank 828 903 810
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -93
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 64 26 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.022% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.024% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 49 13 49
Average salary £52,500 £30,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.13% -22.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -27.21%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Release Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 26 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 31 July 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 +54 60 £55,000 +80.32% 4
London +60 38 £55,000 - 2
City of London +38 13 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Yorkshire +10 11 £29,000 -4.91%
North Yorkshire - 8 £29,000 -
York - 7 £29,000 -
South West - 5 £37,500 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £27,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £37,500 -
Wimbledon - 4 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £37,500 -
Wales - 4 £27,500 -
South Wales - 4 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire +11 3 £28,000 +19.65%
East of England +7 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Halifax - 3 £28,000 -
Cambridge - 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £32,500 -
Manchester +3 1 - -
North West -7 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £32,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £60,000 -
Morden - 1 £60,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £32,500 -

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (53.33%) ITIL
2 52 (49.52%) Release Management
3 43 (40.95%) Change Management
4 40 (38.10%) Oracle
5 39 (37.14%) SQL
6 29 (27.62%) Oracle Database
7 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 27 (25.71%) RDBMS
8 27 (25.71%) Relational Database
9 26 (24.76%) Finance
9 26 (24.76%) Project Management
10 25 (23.81%) Windows
10 25 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (20.00%) Service Management
12 20 (19.05%) Linux
13 19 (18.10%) Configuration Management
13 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (16.19%) Serena
15 16 (15.24%) Subversion
15 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (13.33%) .NET
16 14 (13.33%) Tomcat
17 13 (12.38%) IIS
17 13 (12.38%) PL/SQL
17 13 (12.38%) Shell Script
17 13 (12.38%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (12.38%) Automated Testing
18 12 (11.43%) Banking
18 12 (11.43%) XenApp

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (12.38%) IIS
3 12 (11.43%) Apache
3 12 (11.43%) MS Exchange
4 10 (9.52%) JBoss
5 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) MS Office
2 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) DHCP
1 5 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (4.76%) NetScaler
1 5 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.95%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.62%) Oracle Database
2 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 27 (25.71%) RDBMS
3 27 (25.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (15.24%) Subversion
3 11 (10.48%) JIRA
3 11 (10.48%) Ant
4 10 (9.52%) Hudson
4 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.67%) FishEye
5 7 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.81%) InstallShield
6 4 (3.81%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.86%) Selenium
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.90%) MSI
9 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (24.76%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Banking
3 9 (8.57%) Legal
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 5 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.90%) Middleware
3 2 (1.90%) JRules
3 2 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 7 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.76%) CLARiiON
3 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.76%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.90%) CMDB
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.81%) Windows
2 20 (19.05%) Linux
3 7 (6.67%) UNIX
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.33%) ITIL
2 52 (49.52%) Release Management
3 43 (40.95%) Change Management
4 26 (24.76%) Project Management
5 21 (20.00%) Service Management
6 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (18.10%) Configuration Management
7 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (12.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (12.38%) Automated Testing
9 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
10 10 (9.52%) SDLC
11 8 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.67%) Open Source
12 7 (6.67%) Fund Management
13 6 (5.71%) Matrix Management
13 6 (5.71%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.71%) ITIL V3
13 6 (5.71%) Asset Management
14 5 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.14%) SQL
2 13 (12.38%) Shell Script
2 13 (12.38%) PL/SQL
3 12 (11.43%) Perl
4 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.67%) VB
6 4 (3.81%) C#
6 4 (3.81%) Java
7 3 (2.86%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.90%) PHP
8 2 (1.90%) Python
8 2 (1.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
4 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) PMP
4 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) XenApp
2 7 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 5 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (4.76%) vSphere
3 5 (4.76%) UAG
3 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 5 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (38.10%) Oracle
2 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.19%) Serena
4 8 (7.62%) VMware
5 7 (6.67%) IBM
6 6 (5.71%) Citrix
6 6 (5.71%) Cisco
7 5 (4.76%) EMC
7 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.76%) Infoblox
8 4 (3.81%) Remedy
9 3 (2.86%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.95%) Capita
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