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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Analyst
Rank 848 917 796
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -121
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 57 30 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.025% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.026% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 44 15 61
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -20.25%

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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
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 2 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 2 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 +76 54 £50,000 +25.00% 3
London +51 31 £56,000 +4.18% 2
Yorkshire +22 17 £28,000 +12.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 11 £29,000 -
City of London +60 9 £52,500 +5.00% 2
York - 7 £29,000 -
West Yorkshire +19 6 £28,000 +19.65% 1
Halifax - 6 £28,000 - 1
Wimbledon - 5 £60,000 -
West Midlands -6 3 £30,000 -
South Wales - 3 £30,000 - 1
Wales - 3 £30,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £30,000 -
Cwmbran - 2 £30,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £30,000 -
East of England +10 1 - -
Surrey +9 1 - -
Manchester +6 1 - -
South East +4 1 - -
North West -8 1 - -
Morden - 1 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £27,500 - 1

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 60 (56.60%) ITIL
2 56 (52.83%) Release Management
3 37 (34.91%) SQL
4 36 (33.96%) Oracle
5 34 (32.08%) Change Management
6 31 (29.25%) Finance
7 29 (27.36%) Project Management
8 28 (26.42%) Windows
9 25 (23.58%) Oracle Database
9 25 (23.58%) Service Management
10 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
10 23 (21.70%) RDBMS
10 23 (21.70%) Relational Database
11 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
12 21 (19.81%) Linux
12 21 (19.81%) Configuration Management
13 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (14.15%) MS Office
14 15 (14.15%) SDLC
15 14 (13.21%) PL/SQL
15 14 (13.21%) Tomcat
15 14 (13.21%) Shell Script
16 13 (12.26%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
16 13 (12.26%) Automated Testing
17 12 (11.32%) Subversion
17 12 (11.32%) Serena
17 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (13.21%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.32%) Apache
3 10 (9.43%) IIS
3 10 (9.43%) JBoss
3 10 (9.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) MS Office
2 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.83%) MS Project
4 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Cordys
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) DHCP
1 5 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (4.72%) NetScaler
1 5 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (2.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.94%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.58%) Oracle Database
2 23 (21.70%) Relational Database
2 23 (21.70%) RDBMS
3 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.32%) Subversion
3 11 (10.38%) Ant
4 10 (9.43%) Hudson
4 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
5 9 (8.49%) JIRA
6 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.60%) FishEye
7 4 (3.77%) MSBuild
7 4 (3.77%) MSI
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.94%) Selenium
9 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
General
1 31 (29.25%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Banking
3 9 (8.49%) Legal
4 6 (5.66%) Retail
5 5 (4.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.89%) Advertising
6 2 (1.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) .NET
2 2 (1.89%) Middleware
2 2 (1.89%) JRules
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Thin Client
1 8 (7.55%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.72%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.72%) CLARiiON
3 5 (4.72%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) CMDB
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Windows
2 21 (19.81%) Linux
3 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (56.60%) ITIL
2 56 (52.83%) Release Management
3 34 (32.08%) Change Management
4 29 (27.36%) Project Management
5 25 (23.58%) Service Management
6 21 (19.81%) Configuration Management
7 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (14.15%) SDLC
9 13 (12.26%) Automated Testing
9 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
10 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.60%) Open Source
13 6 (5.66%) ITIL V3
13 6 (5.66%) Asset Management
13 6 (5.66%) Matrix Management
13 6 (5.66%) Fund Management
13 6 (5.66%) Software Deployment
14 4 (3.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.91%) SQL
2 14 (13.21%) Shell Script
2 14 (13.21%) PL/SQL
3 9 (8.49%) Perl
4 4 (3.77%) VBScript
4 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.77%) Python
5 3 (2.83%) Ruby
5 3 (2.83%) Java
6 2 (1.89%) PHP
6 2 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (6.60%) Degree
3 6 (5.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) PMP
4 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) XenApp
2 8 (7.55%) XenDesktop
3 5 (4.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (4.72%) vSphere
3 5 (4.72%) UAG
3 5 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.83%) Puppet
2 3 (2.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (33.96%) Oracle
2 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.32%) Serena
4 8 (7.55%) Citrix
5 7 (6.60%) VMware
6 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.72%) Infoblox
6 5 (4.72%) EMC
6 5 (4.72%) Cisco
6 5 (4.72%) IBM
7 3 (2.83%) Remedy
8 1 (0.94%) WorldPay
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