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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Analyst
Rank 848 854 814
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 49 36 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.033% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.035% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 61
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £36,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £37,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +27.11%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Release Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 25 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 19 December 2014. 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 +9 44 £51,250 +13.88% 8
London +24 22 £52,500 +10.52% 4
City of London +28 11 £52,500 +10.52% 3
South East +18 10 £38,750 -3.12% 1
East of England -16 6 - -
South Wales +13 5 £26,000 -24.90% 2
Wales +10 5 £26,000 -24.90% 2
Surrey -1 5 £20,750 -48.12%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Stockport - 5 £23,000 - 3
Manchester - 5 £23,000 - 3
Milton Keynes - 5 £45,000 - 1
North West - 5 £23,000 - 3
Cardiff - 4 £26,000 - 2
Hitchin - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £65,000 -
Staines - 2 £20,000 -
Caerphilly +2 1 £17,250 -50.35%
West Midlands -12 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Wimbledon - 1 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £55,000 -

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 42 (61.76%) Release Management
2 29 (42.65%) ITIL
3 23 (33.82%) Service Management
3 23 (33.82%) SQL
4 22 (32.35%) Finance
4 22 (32.35%) Change Management
4 22 (32.35%) Oracle
5 19 (27.94%) Linux
6 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
7 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
7 15 (22.06%) RDBMS
8 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (17.65%) Windows
9 12 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (13.24%) Serena
11 8 (11.76%) MS Office
11 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.76%) Project Management
11 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
11 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
12 7 (10.29%) QA
12 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
12 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
12 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (10.29%) UNIX
12 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
12 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
12 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.82%) Asset Management

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.82%) Apache
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.94%) Mule
4 2 (2.94%) nginx
4 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 2 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Office
2 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) LAN
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
1 2 (2.94%) DNS
1 2 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
2 15 (22.06%) RDBMS
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.82%) Ant
3 6 (8.82%) Subversion
4 4 (5.88%) JIRA
5 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.41%) Hudson
6 2 (2.94%) FishEye
7 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.47%) ClearQuest
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Mainframe
1 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Open Source
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Windows
3 7 (10.29%) UNIX
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) Release Management
2 29 (42.65%) ITIL
3 23 (33.82%) Service Management
4 22 (32.35%) Change Management
5 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.76%) Project Management
6 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
8 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.88%) OO
11 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.41%) Fund Management
12 2 (2.94%) Supplier Management
12 2 (2.94%) Software Testing
12 2 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.82%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.88%) Perl
4 4 (5.88%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) VBA
5 2 (2.94%) PHP
5 2 (2.94%) Ruby
5 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.47%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) SAP Certification
3 3 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) SLA
3 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
1 2 (2.94%) Varnish
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
1 2 (2.94%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Serena
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 3 (4.41%) VMware
5 2 (2.94%) Cognos
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix
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