The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Release Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Analyst
UK
Rank 830 906 891
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 32 46 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.045% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.047% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 51
Median salary £34,000 £46,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.88% +32.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Release Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Release Analyst in the job title.

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 February 2017 within the UK.

Release Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +62 31 £34,000 -26.88%
London +51 20 £38,000 -24.00%
South East - 5 £32,500 -
East of England +26 4 £34,000 -9.33%
Surrey - 4 £32,500 -
Ipswich - 3 £34,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £34,000 -
Bromley - 3 £35,000 -
North West -23 2 £32,000 -
South Wales +18 1 - -
Wales +9 1 - -
Manchester -19 1 £30,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £31,000 -
Torfaen - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £34,000 -
Luton - 1 £22,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £31,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £22,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £34,000 -
Cwmbran - 1 - -

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Release Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Release Analyst in the job title.

1 54 (85.71%) ITIL
2 37 (58.73%) Release Management
3 21 (33.33%) SDLC
4 20 (31.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (31.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (23.81%) ServiceNow
6 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.63%) Software Delivery
7 13 (20.63%) JIRA
8 9 (14.29%) Windows
8 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 8 (12.70%) IIS
9 8 (12.70%) Service Management
9 8 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (12.70%) Change Management
10 7 (11.11%) Finance
10 7 (11.11%) MS Office
10 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 6 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (9.52%) ITIL V3
11 6 (9.52%) Remedy
11 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
12 5 (7.94%) Project Management
12 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.94%) SQL
12 5 (7.94%) .NET
12 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
12 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
12 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
13 4 (6.35%) Problem Management

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.70%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (20.63%) JIRA
3 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) .NET
1 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.59%) COM+
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) CMDB
2 3 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (85.71%) ITIL
2 37 (58.73%) Release Management
3 21 (33.33%) SDLC
4 20 (31.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.63%) Software Delivery
7 8 (12.70%) Change Management
7 8 (12.70%) Service Management
8 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.52%) ITIL V3
9 5 (7.94%) Project Management
10 4 (6.35%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
10 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.35%) Resource Management
11 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
11 3 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (4.76%) Process Improvement
11 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) APMP
4 3 (4.76%) ISEB
4 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) ServiceNow
2 6 (9.52%) Remedy
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
5 3 (4.76%) Citrix
5 3 (4.76%) SAP
6 2 (3.17%) Apple